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- Phoenix, AZ
- Travels up to 500 miles
- Contact for rates
I am a classically trained violinist, composer and performer. I have 25 years of experience which include the following: Orchestra, accompaniment, band, studio and solo performance. My stage experience includes, concerts, corporate events, private parties, resident artist/restaurants, theater productions, weddings and more. My repertoire consists of many genres of music; however, it can be tailored to meet your specific need. I provide a wonderful music experience for your event.
The music was as described! He is truly amazing!
Jonathan Levingston was at his very best last night at a birthday celebration dinner. His selection of music was exceptional and greatly appreciated. I had several conversations with Jonathan prior to the dinner which were very important for planning purposes. He was extremely accommodating of my wishes and desires.
Mr Livingston is highly recommended.
Jonathan played at my wedding at the Superstition Mountains Amphitheater. He was amazing and everyone commented on how his music added the perfect touch to our ceremony. He was prompt, professional, and most of all played beautifully. I felt so lucky to have him at my wedding. Thank you Jonathan. I know I had a few friends interested in booking you in the future. You made my wedding vibes absolutely perfect! I am so grateful to you.
Jonathan did an amazing job. We hired him for the reception and cocktail hour He showed up on time and played the song’s we requested perfectly. We would highly recommend him.
Jonathan is amazingly Talented. He took our anniversary Party from nice to fantastic. Everyone is raving about him. I would highly recommend him.
Johnathan played for my daughters wedding ceremony and it was unreal! One of the most made comments was how beautiful the music was. He played before the ceremony, and after as we gathered and congratulated the happy couple. He brought his own amplifier and it made all the difference in the world! I can’t wait to hire him again!
Jonathan was extremely easy to work with and communicate with. Everyone raved about the violin for our ceremony and it honestly made the moment so magical. I would definitely do it all over again with him as our violinist. Cannot recommend him enough!
Jonathan's performance was spectacular! His stage presence and strokes of fine tuned melodies created a mood of nothing short of greatness. I am still in awe of his performance!
Wow, wow, wow! Jonathan played at our wedding ceremony and blew us away with his talent and professionalism. I had people commenting to me all evening about how impressed they were with him. He was on time, courteous and friendly. I am SO grateful for finding him. Thank you so very much, Jonathan!!! :)
Jonathan is so talented! We loved having him perform for our wedding ceremony and cocktail reception. He was extremely responsive leading up to our big day and was able to learn a handful of songs that were important to us. I wouldn't hesitate to hire him for any event!
Strolling Violinist, Violinist
Jonathan provided an amazing experience for my birthday party. Highly recommend!
OMG, I can't say enough about Jonathan. He is an awesome violinist. I hired him to play at my wedding reception. Jonathan showed up on time, dressed for the occasion, and played the violin beautifully. I can't wait to hire him again for my next event.
Strolling Violinist, Violinist
I got married 12-11-21 and I hired Jonathan to play at reception. He showed up on time and was dressed for the occasion and boy can he play the violin.I will most definitely hire him again.
Jonathan is an amazing talent. Very professional and the highlight of our party. I highly recommend him!
Not Only Professional and Talented, but his passion is captivating!
CANNOT WAIT to book him again in the near future.
Jonathan embodies talent, class, and will go above and beyond your expectations. YOU reading this would be lucky to book him, so waste no more time and do yourself a favor by hearing him live!
Jonathan is a talented violinist..my guests thoroughly enjoyed his music. He’s punctual, dressed impeccably, pleasant to speak with, and easy on the eyes too!
I told him I will definitely invite him back for another event in the future.
He set the mood for the party .Everyone loved him .
The best thing I did was choosing him .I highly recommend him for your event highly recommended. So talented and I can't say enough good things . Thank you again Jonathan for making our party unforgettable.
Jonathan is amazing!! He made our wedding ceremony such a beautiful event with his amazing talent !! He was in touch well before the date and gave us a lengthy list of songs to pick from ! I truly feel our ceremony was complete with his presence!! Thank you Jonathan!!
We hired Jonathan to perform at our wedding ceremony and he was so good! Jonathan is so talented and was very nice. I HIGHLY recommend having Jonathan play at any event.
Jonathan is a True Professional and He is a very talented man.
You wont be disappointed.
Strolling Violinist, Violinist
Exceptional player and very professional
Strolling Violinist, Violinist
We had Jonathan play as a surprise for my grandfather at a small family get together. Everyone absolutely loved it, especially my Grandfather!! :) It was the perfect addition to make this a special night. Jonathan was kind, flexible, and so very talented. I loved how he asked the guests if they had any requests and was open to being versatile. I would 10/10 recommend Jonathan if you are looking for a Violinist! Thank you so much!!
Johnathan was an absolute gem. His song selections and artistry were perfect. I would highly recommend Johnathan to anyone looking for a talented artist with a very warm personality.
Jonathan has done a couple of events with me and both have been stellar. His professionalisms and musical talents are among the best.
Jonathan was awesome! He was the perfect addition to an amazing night. His wide range of musical abilities made our event outstanding! I enjoyed all the variety he provided. He also had a terrific personality and was fun to chat with. I would highly recommend him for any event that requires music.
Jonithan was punctual, polite, fun to be with, and a SPECTACULAR violinist! He played in the background, I proposed at the MonteLucia, and it was perfect! We talked for a few and thanked him so much!!! What a professional and terrific soul he is!!! He’s our five star man and we will use him as often as we can!!!
After my fiance and I had to cancel our large wedding due to the pandemic, we decided to do a small ceremony with only two weeks notice. Jonathan performed at both the ceremony as well as our "drive around" where we had our guests drive by to say hello. He absolutely elevated both parts of the wedding and it truly would not have been the same without him. With little to no direction from us, he managed to pick songs that perfectly fit the mood of the event and made it feel like a real wedding. We are already talking with family about hiring him again once we no longer have to social distance!
Whether for a small intimate gathering or a larger party, we can not recommend him enough and will be singing his praises to anyone who is thinking about hiring a live musician!
Jonathan put on a memorable performance during a backyard, pandemic proposal I put together. He was very flexible given the circumstances and learned two songs in under a week in addition to playing a number of songs from his eclectic playlist.
He was exceptionally friendly and very easy to work with in the days before the proposal. I would recommend him for any event from an art gallery to a wedding to a dinner party.
He was professional and awesome! He sounded beautiful.
Jonathan was incredible good! From been flexible with scheduling and been flexible with the songs I needed to be played and helping my proposal be a complete surprise to my girlfriend. Jonathan went above and beyond my expectations and really came though for me when playing the Violin to make my proposal special. He was also very proper, on time and professional. I would highly, highly recommend him to any one and I hope to work with him again in the future. He gets a 10 start review in my book!
Jonathan is a class act, he incorporated holiday music in to his play list and played requests given by our guests. I received so many compliments on Jonathan, everyone enjoyed listening to him, it was so relaxing and festive. I would HIGHLY recommend Jonathan to anyone looking for a violinist or musical entertainment for their event or party. He was recommended by one of your employees, so I googled Jonathan Levingston and loved what I heard and saw on his website. I am so happy I booked him for our event. I will definitely have him back for our future events. ~ Vicki Farrington, Voya Financial
Best Violinist hands down. Jonathan was all the talk and rage by my guest after performing at my wedding. I really appreciate the service and professionalism.
Jonathan Levingston did a phenomenal job as our violinist. He was able to provide perfect renditions of our requested pop songs for our bridal processional. It sounded amazing and was a beautiful and integral part of our special day. Thank you!!!
Jonathan is phenomenal! Everyone loved his music and he played everything I had selected and more. The guests all commented on how fantastic he was. He made our wedding extra special!! I highly recommend him if you are planning your wedding. Thank you again Jonathan😊
We are so pleased that Jonathan played at our wedding today. His music was lovely and our guests enjoyed every moment. He was so professional to work with, ensuring that we had the right music selections for the ceremony. He is so talented - can’t say enough good things about him. Hope to be able to use his services again and highly recommend him.
It was the best surprise I could give my wife, and she loved it. He was very professional and great. I will be calling him again to do more events in the future. Thanks again for making my surprise anniversary the best ever.
Jonathan is an artist who is professional, talented, and timely. Your expectations of him will be exceeded! We would hire him for any event! He is absolutely amazing!
Jonathan is an amazing professional musician. He played all the music we love beautifully and with passion. We would definitely ask him to play for us again. Thank you, Jonathan!
Not only is Jonathan an amazing talent...he is also such a professional, so polite and so fun! Our event was a daytime preview of a beautiful home for sale combined with a luncheon for 180 of the top Real Estate Brokers in the Valley. It was mentioned by so many guests how wonderful he was. I intend to have Jonathan at many more of our events! Thank you! He's a hit!
Everyone was amazed by his performance. I would hire him again in the future. Jonathan L. thank you, again.
You made it memorable and unforgotten with the music you played especially the Ave Maria.
Jonathan was our violinist for my engagement proposal. His personality and service were absolutely incredible. We had planned on having him play outside, but there was rain in the forecast. Jonathan was flexible with the location and it went off perfectly. His music truly made the moment and we'll always remember it. Definitely book Jonathan, I know I will for future events!
Wow! Jonathan was flawless and what beautiful music. He's also very personable and dressed beautifully. Highly recommended. Made the wedding ceremony perfect
Great crowd entertainer. We truly enjoyed having him for our event. It made all the difference.
Jonathan made our day so beautiful and special. He is beyond professional and talented. Hiring him and having him part of our wedding was the best decision and one we will make again for our next event. Thank you!
Jonathan was the perfect addition to our ceremony! He played all of the songs we wanted to hear and performed them beautifully. Book him for your event, you won't be sorry! :)
Jonathan was amazing! On time, and played great music for our ceremony. We also appreciated his communication!
Absolutely wonderful! We will have him back again soon!
You were a fabulous addition to our wedding!
Thank you for your professionalism and, of course, beautiful music!
We truly appreciate your coming from Sedona to perform at our special day in Phoenix!
Vitoria & Brian
Jonathan was great -- learned the songs I requested for our engagement in less than 48 hours and is an amazingly talented musician. He was the perfect addition to our engagement. Highly recommended.
Jonathan is a great guy and exceptional violinist. He has a great personality and it felt like he was a part of the family. He helped make the engagement perfect! Can't wait to have him at the wedding. :-)
Jonathan added the perfect touch to our art show and auction. He played a variety of music that fit our event and everyone loved him. We will be looking to use him more for future events.
Jonathan dispelled each of my worries about having hired him for my mother-in-law’s birthday party at a local restaurant. He was on time, very pleasant, played absolutely beautifully, and played the songs I’d requested. The 30 guests each made a point of telling me how much they enjoyed his playing. The volume was perfect for the event, though Jonathan told me he could adjust the volume either way. My husband later said, “I don’t know how you found this guy, but I think he was the highlight of the party.”
I would not hesitate to recommend Jonathan Levingston.
How wonderful Jonathan is! I hired him to play a house party last year, a Christmas Gift for my roommates. A Dear Heart, Talented and Entertaining! Playing Classical, Jazz, Original works, and taking requests.
I see Jonathan when he performs locally and his show is always a wonderful musical experience!
Thank you Jonathan!
Jonathan has performed at after parties for the Prescott Film Festival for the past two years. He is a very professional and talented artist that creates an elegant atmosphere that is both entertaining and mesmerizing. As a non profit organization, Jonathan gave us a very reasonable price and was even willing to travel all the way to Prescott to perform. I look forward to having him back next year!
I have heard Jonathan on several occasions and his musical expertise never ceases to amaze me. He is a true performer, down-to-earth and so talented. I would highly recommend him for any event.
Our wedding ceremony was made complete with Jonathan's talent, expertise, and reliability. He learned difficult musical pieces such as songs from Enya and Yanni. He played an extra two hours and adjusted to last minute requests including an improvisation with piano that was perfect during our sand ceremony. We recommend Jonathan for the most memorable events. Thank you
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
Phone Number: Call
What to Expect
Expect to hear things on a violin that you don't necessarily associate with a violin. Very original approach and experienced subtleties make for a polished performance. Outside of the obvious, I can perform in and out of most genres giving me variety and flexibility to my listeners.
Upcoming Booked Events
|June 04, 2023 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm||Corporate Event|
Past Booked Events
|May 13, 2023 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||Birthday Party|
|April 07, 2023 • 5:00pm - 8:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|March 12, 2023 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|February 04, 2023 • 5:00am - 8:30am||Wedding Ceremony|
|November 06, 2022 • 3:30pm - 5:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|November 04, 2022 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Birthday Party|
|October 08, 2022 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm||Birthday Party|
|October 08, 2022 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 30, 2022 • 4:30pm - 6:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 24, 2022 • 10:00am - 11:00am||Studio Session|
|September 04, 2022 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|August 11, 2022 • 6:00pm - 6:45pm||Dinner Party|
|May 07, 2022 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm||Dinner Party|
|April 15, 2022 • 9:30am - 11:00am||Wedding Ceremony|
|March 25, 2022 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|March 06, 2022 • 1:00pm - 3:30pm||Birthday Party|
|February 10, 2022 • 6:00pm - 6:45pm||Dinner Party|
|January 29, 2022 • 3:00pm - 4:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|January 09, 2022 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|January 08, 2022 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm||Birthday Party|
|December 19, 2021 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|December 11, 2021 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|December 05, 2021 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||Holiday Party|
|October 28, 2021 • 12:00pm - 3:00pm||Corporate Event|
|September 15, 2021 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Retirement Community Event|
|June 06, 2021 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Surprise|
|May 30, 2021 • 11:30am - 2:00pm||Wedding Engagement|
|May 29, 2021 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|May 29, 2021 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Bridal Shower|
|May 15, 2021 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Birthday Party|
|May 08, 2021 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Birthday Party|
|May 02, 2021 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Birthday Party|
|April 30, 2021 • 5:30pm - 6:15pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|April 23, 2021 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Surprise|
|April 03, 2021 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|April 03, 2021 • 9:00am - 9:30am||Wedding Ceremony|
|January 24, 2021 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|December 24, 2020 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm||Wedding Reception|
|December 22, 2020 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Anniversary Party|
|November 21, 2020 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm||Wedding Reception|
|October 30, 2020 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm||Dinner Party|
|October 11, 2020 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|October 08, 2020 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 18, 2020 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 03, 2020 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Anniversary Party|
|July 31, 2020 • 8:00pm - 8:45pm||Surprise|
|June 19, 2020 • 9:00pm - 9:30pm||Personal Occasion|
|April 09, 2020 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Surprise|
|March 07, 2020 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|February 16, 2020 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm||Surprise|
|December 22, 2019 • 2:00pm - 2:15pm||Wedding Engagement|
|December 12, 2019 • 12:00pm - 3:00pm||Christmas Party|
|October 19, 2019 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|October 13, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 28, 2019 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|June 01, 2019 • 10:30am - 11:00am||Wedding Ceremony|
|May 26, 2019 • 9:00am - 10:30am||Surprise|
|February 15, 2019 • 8:00pm - 8:30pm||Surprise|
|December 31, 2018 • 4:30pm - 7:30pm||Wedding Reception|
|December 14, 2018 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Graduation|
|December 01, 2018 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|October 12, 2018 • 10:30am - 12:30pm||House Party|
|May 24, 2018 • 9:30am - 10:30am||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|May 10, 2018 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|May 05, 2018 • 4:30pm - 7:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|April 14, 2018 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|March 10, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm||Personal Occasion|
|December 30, 2017 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|November 18, 2017 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm||Wedding Reception|
|October 13, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|June 21, 2017 • 9:30am - 12:30pm||Product Promotion|
|June 17, 2017 • 5:00pm - 5:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|February 14, 2017 • 6:30pm - 10:00pm||Corporate Event|
|November 19, 2016 • 1:00pm - 1:15pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|November 11, 2016 • 8:30pm - 8:45pm||Wedding Reception|
|October 21, 2016 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 23, 2016 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 10, 2016 • 3:30pm - 5:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 02, 2016 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Launch Party|
|August 17, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|May 14, 2016 • 2:30pm - 2:45pm||Wedding Engagement|
|April 23, 2016||Wedding Ceremony|
|March 25, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Dinner Party|
|December 10, 2015||Wedding Engagement|
|September 29, 2015||Cocktail Party|
|March 31, 2015||Birthday Party|
I usually perform a variety of styles...
Any type of Jazz
I like to play Originals, Latin Jazz & Smooth Jazz, and Classical for the most part.
Influences & Inspiration
Since I perform many styles of music, I have been influenced by very many artist, famous and unknown. Some are Sade, Oscar Peterson, Boney James, Fritz Kreisler, Django Reinhart, S. Rachmaninoff, C. Debussy.
One circuit outlet nearby and 6ft. by 6ft. space for setup