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 they have performed recitals for the Birmingham Chamber Music Society, Knighton Chamber Music Society, Dudley Chamber Music Society, and Bromsgrove Chamber Music Society and at the International Young Musicians’ Festival. The Nero String Quartet has also performed piano quintets with Alan Schiller and John Humphreys.
They have studied under the Maggini Quartet, Endellion Quartet, Lindsay Quartet, Schubert Ensemble, Allegri Quartet, Volger Quartet, Vanbrugh Quartet and individuals such as Chris Roland and Brian Hawkins. The Nero String Quartet has participated in several festivals in the U.K and abroad. These include the London String Quartet Festival and Capellades International Chamber music Festival.
The Nero Quartet featured on the front cover of the educational supplement to The Strad magazine in May 2004. In June 2005 they performed as soloists with the Birmingham Conservatoire String Orchestra.
Alongside their classical recital work The Nero String Quartet has a wide range of lighter and popular music suitable for corporate events. Members of The Nero String Quartet have experience playing on cruise ships and have also appeared on pop and film music recordings. Internationally the quartet have played in the Nero String Quartet have played in The United States, France, Spain, Italy and the Middle East.
"I just wanted to let you know that you were brilliant. I unfortunately didn't get to speak to you because of circulating, but with the venue we had they could be heard from all rooms and we know everyone enjoyed your music" Jean
"My mother and her guests would like to pass on their praises to you. Your performance was beautiful and soothing, many guests felt it was very apt and created the appropriate atmosphere for the occasion. May we wish you continued success, and once again thank you" Ka
"Just to say a big thank you to the quartet for the lovely playing at the wedding on Friday. The new Mrs was thrilled and everybody commented on how lovely it was" Nuala