Mark Ostyn - English Violinist
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An exciting, high quality performer with a massive 2000 plus tracks to cater to many musical tastes.
Type of Performer(s) or Business
Style of Music
Ceilidh Irish / Traditional
Drinks / Cocktails Music
Other Style of Music
Pop / Rock
Rat Pack / Swing
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Pricing & Costs
- Available for weddings, anniversaries, business functions, birthday parties, concerts, promotional events. Music can be performed acoustically or with a range of amplification to suit different size venues. Can also perform outdoors using high powered battery operated amplifier. Unique feature of the business is the vast scale of music available and the quality of performance from a musician who has performed with the BBC Philharmonic and other orchestras, been Musical Director of a West End Show, performed as a concerto and recital soloist and appeared many times on radio and television. Besides the 2000 plus tracks programmed into an iPad Mark frequently takes requests from audiences that he plays by memory. A rich musical background in classical, pop, folk and ethnic musics is evident in a sympathetic approach to different styles of music. High quality but very portable equipment means moving to different locations/ venues is relatively quick and easy.
ExperienceYear Business Was Established1990# Of Weddings HostedMore than 50Public Liability InsuranceYes
Location & Contact Details
What is your most memorable wedding?
One in North Yorkshire where the guests sang throughout the wedding breakfast along with my music and many also danced in between food courses.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Quality, variety, stylish, entertaining, emotive.
What about your business are you most proud of?
Quality of playing and variety of music on offer.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Plan carefully but not overly, so let the day flow and develop.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
The arrival of the bride by horse and carriage.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Meet at a wedding fair/ through Internet promotion. Discussion of tracks requests either by email/phone/home visit, confirming of timings, venue. Big day!
What makes a romantic first dance?
Any song that has real meaning for the bride and groom.
What is your number one floor-filler?
Which band from the past would you most like to have been part of?
- Bridebook Discount: 10%