First String Violinist

Ceremony pricing

Prices start at $145

Reception pricing

Prices start at $145

Category: Live Solo Performer

Type: Solo instrumentalist

Genres: Classical

  • Country/Folk
  • Gospel/Christian
  • Pop/Top 40s
  • Scottish or Irish
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About First String Violinist

Jessica McAllister

Solo Event Violinist

Jessica McAllister is an experienced solo violinist based out of Salt Lake County, Utah. She has earned over 40 five-star reviews, been named GigSalad's "Top Performer" (2018-2022) and received Thumbtack's "#1 Solo Musician in Salt Lake City, UT" award in both 2015 and 2016. She performs for weddings, receptions, cocktail hours, engagements, formal dinners, birthday parties, corporate events, funerals, and everything in between. NOTE: 50 miles of round trip travel is included in the base price.

In addition to a talent that allow Jessica to seamlessly perform multiple styles of music, she has had years of performance experience and doesn't get rattled when things don't go according to plan. Her ability to roll with changes and maintain a professional, calm exterior is priceless on your special day!

Best of Zola 2023



  • Hear us live
  • Music during breaks

Musical genres

  • Classical
  • Country/Folk
  • Gospel/Christian
  • Pop/Top 40s
  • Scottish or Irish

Event types

  • Cocktail hour
  • Couples luncheon
  • Elopement
  • Engagement party
  • Farewell brunch
  • Other
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Wedding ceremony
  • Wedding reception
  • Wedding shower
  • Welcome party


Write a review

5.0 (5 reviews)

  • Such a special touch to my ceremony!

    Verified review
    Rachel M10 months ago

    Originally I wasn’t planning on having any live music at my wedding. My venue coordinator recommended having it for the ceremony so that everything was seamless and Im so glad we booked Jessica! I’m only sad my husband and I didn’t get to see her and enjoy her music the day of, but my friends sent me the sweetest video clips of the garden and her violin music. Jessica is so professional and was so easy to work with. Having violin music made our ceremony so perfect and we absolutely loved having Jessica be a part of our day.

  • A Treasure!

    Verified review
    Cathy H.4 years ago

    Jessica is a treasure! A joy to work with, positive and cheerful, she is the consummate professional. She was set up and playing beautifully, on time, before I even realized she had arrived at the venue. We asked for a last minute request and couldn't even provide sheet music-- she enthusiastically figured it out from a YouTube video and played it perfectly. The ceremony was outside and it was hot-- it didn't even faze her. She is a lovely person and that comes through in her beautiful music. We asked her to play some classical music for the ceremony and Celtic fiddle for the reception-- both were perfect. So glad I found her and I highly recommend you call her. Definitely will call her again!

  • Perfect!

    Verified review
    Breanna S.4 years ago

    We will always appreciate the amazing work that our beautiful violinist performed on our special day. Flawless, so easy to work with, couldn't be more punctual and reliable. Beautiful artist, moving work. Great communication. Thanks a million!

  • Exceptional Solo Violinist

    Verified review
    Don Woodbury4 years ago

    I worked with Jessica at a wedding at Snowbasin Needles Lodge and was very impressed with her musical abilities and flexibility. Halfway through the event she was asked to change locations and happily complied. Her presentation and music were great. There are a lot of string musicians who have difficulty playing recognizable songs. No problem for Jessica! Her repertoire is huge. You’ll be glad you hired her!

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