Classical Wedding Music - Fantasia Music

Hire the UK’s finest Musicians to play Classical Wedding Music at the church or your reception

Classical Wedding Music has always been the popular choice for wedding ceremonies, and top of the list is either a String Quartet or Harpist. We have many professional String Quartets and Harpists that specialise in Classical Wedding Music and they are available for hire throughout the UK.

Other favourites include Classical Guitarists, Brass Ensembles and Wind Ensembles which are worth considering as an alternative to the traditional String Quartet.

For drinks receptions and the breakfast Classical Music also works well, in fact it is quite cost effective to have the same musicians play for your Wedding Ceremony and drinks reception so if you need any advice on what might be best for you do not hesitate to contact us.

Book your Classical Wedding Music with Fantasia Music by selecting one of the options below. Click the photo of your choice to visit their page where you can read about them, see photos, hear audio and much more!

Al Marconi

Classical, Flamenco, Guitarists.

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Al Marconi is a Nuevo Flamenco, Spanish, Latin Guitarist and recording artist who turned professional in 1997. Since themn has managed to notch up over 20,000 sales of his independently marketed self-produced recordings, Equilibrium in 1997, Monument in 2000, Esperanto in 2001 and Terra Nova in 2007. The emphasis is very much on Al’s Spanish… Read more »


Alice Trentham

Classical, Harpists.

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Alice Trentham is one of the leading harpists in the UK. After graduating with honours from The London College of Music, she then went to the USA to study at The famous Eastman School of Music in New York where she won the Fellowship Award, and later gained her Master of Music, Performance and Literature…. Read more »


Anna Wynne

Classical, Harpists.

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Anna Wynne studied at Birmingham and Leeds Universities, achieving a BA(hons) and MMus in Music. Since completing her studies, Anna has embarked upon a busy freelance career both at home and abroad. She made her Purcell Room and BBC Radio 3 debuts in 2004 in a Halloween concert at the Purcell Room with James Bowman,… Read more »


Antara Flute & Harp Duo

Classical, Harpists.

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Antara is a flute and harp duo that play for weddings, receptions and events in the south of England. Formed in 2007, both Thomas and Rachel were instrumental and academic scholars at the University of Oxford (St Peter’s College), before graduating with double-firsts. Recital work has covered the United Kingdom and also taken them to… Read more »


Apollo Strings

Classical, String Quartets.

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The Apollo Strings Quartet, Trio and Duo incorporate world class female musicians for all kinds of events. They are passionate about offering the highest level of musicality and elegant presentation, to ensure that your entertainment radiates perfection and becomes the personalized event you deserve. Apollo Strings have performed for many well-established artists and venues, both… Read more »


Avenas String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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The Avenas String Quartet is made-up of musicians who studied at the Guildhall School of Music in London. Individually, the musicians have won prizes and accolades for their fine musicianship, performed concertos and chamber works with leading ensembles and orchestras and undertaken tours throughout Europe. Venues include The Purcell Room, St Martin in The Fields,… Read more »


Blond String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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The Blond String Quartet was formed in 2001 as an innovative ensemble to perform music outside of the standard String Quartet repertoire. The quartet have had many arrangements specifically written for them, and they enjoy playing music from different idioms, including pop, rock, jazz, easy listening as well as standard classical works. All of the… Read more »


Bravado String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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Bravado String Quartet are a stunning professional string quartet for hire resident in the South of England. The group have been recognised for their versatile and varied performances and pride themselves on their professional approach. Managed by Jennifer Holt, performers are taken from a pool of musicians, all of whom have performed and recorded with… Read more »


Camilla Pay

Classical, Harpists.

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Professional harpist Camilla Pay is in great demand to play for weddings, receptions and parties throughout the UK. Camilla enjoys a varied career as a freelance harpist; working with orchestras, chamber groups and solo. She has played principal harp in The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and has performed various concertos, including Mozart’s Harp and Flute Concerto in Canterbury… Read more »


Caroline Greenwood

Classical, Harpists.

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Caroline Greenwood is a first class harpist based in Wales. Her classical training and wide experience has given her a broad repertoire ranging from Baroque to the most up-to-date contemporary music. Caroline has a wealth of experience at providing the ideal ambient music for wedding ceremonies and wedding breakfasts, galas, dinners, cocktail parties and similar… Read more »


Cordelectra

Classical, Electric Strings, Speciality Acts, String Trios.

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Cordelectra – superb Electric String Trio for your event. Cordelectra are an electric string trio comprised of three elegant, glamorous girls who are musically trained at the highest level. Fusing contemporary and classical sounds, the girls have combined their classical talents, creative ideas and love of performance to develop a uniquely entertaining stage show.  They… Read more »


Danielle Clarke

Classical, Harpists.

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Danielle Clarke is a professional, enchanting harpist who’s music is enjoyed by everyone who hears her play She leaves her audiences mesmerised by the beauty of the music and sounds she creates with her harp. Whether you want graceful background music for your wedding or a contemporary performance with a difference for your event, Danielle… Read more »


David Buckingham

Classical, Flamenco, Guitarists.

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David Buckingham studied classical guitar at Leeds College of Music with renowned tutor Luigi Palumbo for 3 years and left with the much coveted college guitar prize. David then went to further his studies in Seville, the capital of flamenco with guitarists such as Fran Cortes, Miguel Angel Cortes and Manuel Berraquero. David still studies… Read more »


Elizabeth Jane Baldry

Classical, Harpists.

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Harpist Elizabeth Jane Baldry read music at Exeter University and studied harp at the Royal College of Music. A professional harpist since 1994, she gives around one hundred performances a year as well as appearing regularly on television and radio. She has released a successful solo CD of Victorian fairy harp music, and contributed to… Read more »


Ensemble Champagne String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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Ensemble Champagne are an excellent professional string quartet that play for weddings, receptions and parties. Ensemble Champagne String Quartet produce fantastic musical experiences. The quartet work with you to create the perfect atmosphere for your event. If you’re planning a wedding, corporate function, a party or a recital, then Ensemble Champagne have the expertise and… Read more »


Fantasia Wind Trio

Classical, Wind Ensembles.

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Fantasia Wind Trio is a professional woodwind Trio that plays throughout the UK. Formed in 2003 after graduating from The Royal Academy of Music, The trio have a large repertoire which includes their core Classical music as well as Show tunes, jazz and Pop arrangements giving them everything need to entertain for just about any… Read more »


Fine Arts Brass

Brass Ensembles, Classical.

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Fine Arts Brass is now in its twenty third year and firmly established at the forefront of the international brass chamber music scene. Originally formed in 1980, the ensemble took the name of the place of its first rehearsal, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts at Birmingham University. The groups enduring success has been due… Read more »


Fiona Hosford

Classical, Harpists.

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Fiona Hosford is an experienced professional wedding harpist based in the South East of England. Her work takes her to Surrey, Sussex, Essex, Kent, Berkshire and Hampshire performing at weddings, corporate events, and other social events. Fiona’s repertoire ranges from Classical music, the Beatles, through to Light Jazz and popular Modern Classics. Whether it’s Pachelbel,… Read more »


Forza Saxophone Quartet

Jazz, Jazz Quartets, Saxophone Quartets, Wind Ensembles.

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Forza Saxophone Quartet was formed in 2012 by James Rawlinson and is based in Bournemouth, Dorset UK. Forza specialise in early Jazz music, Rags from the beginning of the 20th Century and well known jazz standards from the 1920s & 30s. Although Forza specialize in jazz, the Quartet has a diverse and varied repertoire of… Read more »


Goyesca String Trio

Classical, String Quartets, String Trios.

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The Goyesca String Trio is available to play for weddings, civil partnerships, corporate functions, promotional events and private parties. The string trio was founded in 1994 and all members are professional musicians who have studied in Britain and will add that special touch to any occasion! The group has played at many of London’s top… Read more »


Highly Strung String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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The Highly Strung String Quartet are a professional, vibrant quartet with an eclectic playlist mixing classical with lighter music and jazz. They have music to suit all occasions-from Beethoven to the Beach Boys. The quartet are extremely popular at wedding ceremonies and receptions, parties and corporate events. ‘Highly Strung’ formed in Nottingham in 1996 and… Read more »


Jessica King-Holford

Classical, Harpists.

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Jessica King-Holford is a professional harpist specialising in playing for weddings and events in the South. Jessica is a young, enthusiastic musician who has played the harp since the age of eight. She studied music both at Wells Cathedral School and Millfield School where she obtained a music scholarship on the harp. Over the years… Read more »


Jolanta Trofimova Cole

Classical, Harpists.

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Jolanta Cole started playing the Harp at the age of eleven after being inspired by her father who is a conductor She received her formal education with the Em Darzinsh music school in Riga under the instruction of Varvara Kacalova. In 1990 Jolanta won a diploma in the young Harpist competition held in St Petersburg…. Read more »


Jonny Hepbir

Classical, Guitarists, Gypsy Jazz, Jazz.

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Jonny Hepbir specialises in playing jazz guitar in the particular style of the great Django Reinhardt. He came to this style of music in the early 90’s after starting out playing flamenco/jazz when he proved such a success that he was signed to a record label. From here he worked on the professional concert/workshop circuit… Read more »


José Leon

Classical, Flamenco, Guitarists.

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Flamenco guitarist José Leon is based in Sussex and is an accomplished singer and guitarist able to perform a wide range of material in both Spanish and English. He has a guitar style that is both melodic and rhythmic having studied flamenco in Spain and also played in a diverse range of styles in the… Read more »


Juan Ramirez

Classical, Flamenco, Guitarists.

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Flamenco guitarist Juan Ramirez performs with his own Flamenco dance company as accompanist and soloist. He has played world wide, including the Gulf States, Europe, The USA and The Caribbean. Based in London, he has numerous TV and radio performances to his credit, both in the UK and abroad. He has also guested on many… Read more »


Leah Fox

Classical, Harpists.

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Leah began studying the harp at the age of six firstly on the Celtic harp, graduating later on to the concert harp. She passed Grade 8 Pedal Harp with a distinction at the age of eighteen and since then she has gained an honours degree in music with harp performance at the University of Leeds…. Read more »


Lizzie Peacock

Classical, Harpists.

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Lizzie Peacock is a professional harpist based in the South of England for weddings, parties and corporate events. Lizzie studied at Royal Holloway University and graduated with a BMus (Hons) degree with a speciality in harp performance. Her studies also produced a diploma in harp performance from The ABRSM. Whilst at university she was principal… Read more »


Manchester Reed Trio

Classical, Wind Ensembles.

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The Manchester Reed Trio was formed by Bethan, Sarah, and Rachel who all studied at the Royal Northern College. Since leaving the RNCM the three girls enjoyed busy freelance careers throughout the country and several years ago they decided to enhance their work by forming the Manchester Reed Trio. The ensemble comprises of oboe (Bethan),… Read more »


Manchester String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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The Manchester String Quartet is a premier string group playing throughout the North of England. The Manchester String Quartet was formed in 2002 whilst studying at The Royal Northern College of Music. The musicians are all freelance professionals having played with orchestras such as The Hallé, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Opera North. The quartet plays… Read more »


Mark Barnwell/Esperanto

Classical, Flamenco, Guitarists.

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Mark Barnwell is a Flamenco, Spanish, Latin Guitarist, who also records, produces and composes his own music. After studying Classical guitar from an early age, Mark turned his hand to the pop/rock scene, and played with a variety of outfits from rock to funk, in a variety of places from Cornwall to Australia. Having being… Read more »


Michael Hulmes

Classical, Guitarists.

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Michael Hulmes started playing classical guitar when he was eleven to become one of the Souths’ leading guitarists. He made his first public performance at the age of twelve and gave his first solo recital just before his fifteenth birthday. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London for four years,… Read more »


Mike Georgiades

Classical, Guitarists.

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Mike is an exciting, highly talented professional guitarist, specialising in providing beautiful music for every occasion. He provides everything from subtle background music for private functions, weddings, parties, receptions to corporate events and even full concert performances. Biography Mike started playing guitar at the age of six and has progressed into a striking, accomplished performer… Read more »


Morris/Weston Guitar Duo

Classical, Guitarists.

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The Justin Morris & David Weston Guitar Duo plays throughout the UK for weddings parties and receptions. Described as ‘Sensational’ by Richard Chapman (The Complete Guitarist), this professional Guitar Duo is comprised of two Goldsmiths College (University of London) graduates who specialised in guitar performance. Since graduating both Justin and David have worked as freelance… Read more »


Nero String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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The Nero String Quartet – a professional all girl quartet based in the midlands for weddings and parties. The Nero String Quartet formed in 2001 in Birmingham. In 2003 The Nero String Quartet received first prize in the Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music competition and was also awarded The Derek Young Memorial Award. In great demand… Read more »


Paul Rumbol

Brazilian Bands, Guitarists, Latin / Salsa, Latin bands.

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Paul Rumbol is a leading Guitarist and singer based in London playing Latin and Brazilian music. He leads a number of bands that play for high profile events however his solo work as a live performer and recording artist is where his passion lies and this is evident in his latest album ‘Reflections’. Paul is… Read more »


Piha/Vishnick Guitar Duo

Classical, Guitarists.

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Sam Piha and Martin Vishnick’s professional Guitar Duo. Sam Piha studied Classical Guitar at London College of Music ALCM (performers diploma) LLCM (TD), while there he also studied the Electric Guitar and helped to set up Haringey music workshop. Once introduced to Philip Bennett they formed the sucessful electric folk group – Easy Street who… Read more »


Premier Brass

Brass Ensembles, Classical.

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Premier Brass are one of the leading brass quintets in the South East of England playing a wide range of music. Ther repertoire extends from the Baroque music of Bach and Handel to the more popular music of Gershwin, the Beatles and Queen with all styles in between. The quintet comprises five professional musicians from… Read more »


Quay Strings

Classical, String Quartets.

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Quay Strings are a professional string quartet resident in the South West of England. The group has become recognised for their energetic and charismatic performances and pride themselves on their professional approach. With their beautiful presentation and extensive, diverse repertoire, Quay Strings are quickly becoming one of the South’s favourite String ensembles. Members of the… Read more »


Quintessence

Classical, Wind Ensembles.

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Quintessence is a wind ensemble of experienced chamber musicians who have worked together for over a decade. Between them, these freelance musicians have performed with many of the country’s leading orchestras including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Bournemouth Sinfonietta, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Britten-Pears Orchestra, the D’Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra and Virtuosi 2000. Since… Read more »


Roger Styles

Guitarists.

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Roger Styles – astounding guitarist and singer, renowned for his unique take on classic and modern pop and jazz. Open a slippery jar of rhythmic dirtiness and mix it with a yard of astounding guitar skill, add a stroke of silky voice with an occasional rough-cut growl and you have the awesome talent of Roger… Read more »



Sarah Deere Jones

Classical, Harpists.

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Sarah Deere-Jones is a classically trained harpist with a huge variety of musical experience and interests. Whilst still performing on concert harp, she has in recent years been concentrating on traditional music, playing Celtic, English and her own compositions for gut strung and wire strung Celtic harps. She is known for her virtuoso playing on… Read more »


Siona Stokel

Classical, Harpists.

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Siona Stockel studied Harp at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and was awarded a masters degree. She then went on to study at the Royal College of Music, London gaining a Postgraduate Diploma in Performance. Siona is a very experienced musician who has played the harp for Church and Civil wedding ceremonies,… Read more »


Status Cymbal String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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Status Cymbal is the String Quartet with a difference. Their approach to popular music is refreshing and adventurous. From the beginning, work from Britain’s finest string arrangers was commissioned, so that their unrivalled library now extends from Bach to Rock via Strauss, Gershwin, Bernstein, Duke Ellington, The Beatles, The Carpenters, Led Zepelin and Queen to… Read more »


Stephen Biggs

Classical, Guitarists.

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Stephen specialises in Baroque, Romantic and Spanish Music but is also plays folk and blues on acoustic guitar. Stephen Biggs is an experienced guitar player who began his studies at the age of 8. As an adult, Stephen studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, under the guidance of highly esteemed guitarists… Read more »


Stringendo String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets, String Trios.

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Based in Bournemouth, Dorset, Stringendo String Quartet is the leading professional string quartet in the South. The Quartet was founded by Charlotte Gallagher whilst a member of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. During this time she toured Europe and the U.S.A., performed on many broadcasts for radio and television, and made recordings as part of one… Read more »


Stuart Gauntlett

Classical, Flamenco, Guitarists.

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With nearly two decades of professional experience, Flamenco guitarist Stuart started playing at a young age. This self-taught guitarist has experience with a wide range of musical styles but has found flamenco to be his true calling. Having lived and worked with dancers and singers in Seville, Cadiz and Granada in the local flamenco scenes… Read more »


Switch Saxophone Quartet

Classical, Saxophone Quartets, Wind Ensembles.

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Switch Saxophone Quartet provides a great alternative to the traditional string quartet for weddings and parties. This is a more unusual, interesting musical ensemble that is good to look at, and wonderful to listen to. Visually the instruments provide their own stunning decoration to any venue: golden saxophones, silver flutes and black and silver clarinets…. Read more »


Tempo Strings

Classical, String Quartets, String Trios.

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Tempo Strings is an all female professional string group available to hire from a duo to quartet The ensemble is popular for weddings, receptions and all manner of events and is very versatile. There are options to suit different venues and budget with the Duo (Violin & Cello), Trio (Violin, Viola, Cello) and the quintessential… Read more »


The Aaron String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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The Aaron String Quartet is an established all female String Quartet formed in 1996, and based in the London area. All four members are graduates of the major London music colleges and are now established freelance musicians. The Quartet frequently give recitals in and around London and the SouthEast and have studied with The Brodsky… Read more »


The Arion Duo

Classical, Harpists.

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The Arion Flute and Harp Duo features two of London’s finest classical musicians playing for weddings and events. Flute and harp is a wonderful combined sound that composers have favoured throughout history, dating back to the pipes and lyres of ancient times. Arion Duo mix classical repertoire for flute and harp with their own arrangements… Read more »


The Brook Trio

Classical, String Quartets.

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The Brook trio- fantastic arrangements of your favourite music played on flute, violin and cello by first class professional musicians. The Brook trio- fantastic arrangements of your favourite music played on flute, violin and cello by first class professional musicians. This is the perfect ensemble for your champagne reception, wedding, corporate event or other special… Read more »


The Giardino String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets, String Trios.

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Established in Rome, Italy, The Giardino String Quartet is London’s premier ensemble for all musical occasions. These highly skilled, professional, conservatory-trained musicians are dedicated to providing you with a completely satisfying musical experience, playing beautiful music that can enhance your special occasion with a touch of the Mediterranean atmosphere. The quartet has many hours of… Read more »


The Locrian Ensemble

Classical, String Quartets.

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The Locrian Ensemble is the UK’s leading string ensemble. Bringing together some of the most prominent string soloists in London, The Locrian Ensemble was formed in 1995 and has immediately established an enviable international reputation for recordings, broadcasts and live performance. It is now one of the busiest and most sought-after of all British musical… Read more »


The Mirage String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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The Mirage String Quartet are a professional female quartet and have been playing together since 1994. The string quartet has now gained a fine reputation throughout the North of England, where they are based. All four are or have been members of the orchestra of Opera North, the English Northern Philharmonia, and have studied at… Read more »


The Oreos String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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The Oreos String Quartet is a vibrant, all female string group which performs in London and throughout the UK. The Oreos String Quartet is a vibrant, all female string group which performs in London and throughout the UK. The quartet has come to be recognised for its energetic and charismatic performances and highly professional approach…. Read more »


The Quartz String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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When elegance and sophistication are required the Quartz String Quartet are guaranteed to please. The members are all experienced orchestral and chamber players who combine their expertise to create an unobtrusive, fresh and brilliant sound. The Quartz String Quartet provide personally tailored repertoire for a wedding ceremony, stylish background music for a drinks reception (weather… Read more »


The Regent String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

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Formed in 1995 at the Royal Academy of Music, The Regent String Quartet is currently Caryn(Violin), Emma (Violin), Sarah (Viola) and Rachel (Cello). Whilst at college the regent string quartet won the coveted John B McEwen competition for the best string quartet of the year. Since completing their studies the quartet have given spirited performances… Read more »


The Regis String Quartet

Classical, String Quartets.

The Regis String Quartet specialise in being able to provide entertainment for any occasion. The quartet is equally at home playing Scott Joplin Rags, Cole Porter, film and television themes as it is Beethoven and Schubert. This diversity has made them a popular choice for everything from corporate events, dinners, weddings etc to product launches,… Read more »


The Windwood Trio

Classical, Wind Ensembles.

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The Windwood Trio, established in 1992, is a sophisticated all female professional trio of flute, oboe and clarinet. Their extensive range of music includes works by Mozart, Puccini and Bach through to Gershwin, Lloyd Webber and Bernstein and will suit all tastes whatever the occasion and add that touch of sparkle and elegance for a… Read more »


Will McNicol

Classical, Guitarists.

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Born in Glasgow, award-winning guitarist Will McNicol has been playing guitar since the age of six. Now based in the South of England, Will has three diplomas in classical guitar recital with Trinity College London. At only twenty one, Will recently won Guitarist Magazine’s prestigious Acoustic Guitarist of the Year award, playing the final at London’s… Read more »