String Quartets for hire in your area and throughout the UK for weddings, drinks receptions and parties
String Quartets are far and away the most popular choice to play music for a wedding. The String Quartet sounds beautiful, looks stylish and delivers an unrivalled mix of musical styles to satisfy most tastes.
A wedding usually has music playing fifteen minutes before the ceremony for the seating of guests. A string Quartet would normally play some Classical music for this however other music is always an option. String Quartets would then play for the entrance of the bride, signing of the register and exit and the music for these points would always be discussed with the String Quartet leader who will be able to advise if necessary.
After the ceremony most people opt for music at the drinks reception where the music is usually a mix of different styles including Classical, Film & TV themes, Popular Classics and pop arrangements – something for everyone.
Our professional String Quartets are listed below so for more information, music lists and audio please simply click the photo to visit their web page. Alternatively simply either email or call us for recommendations and advice.
Our Selections of a String Quartet Dorset, Hampshire and throughout the UK
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
If you’re looking for a stylish show, with a contemporary edge, Ruby Electric String Quartet are the perfect solution. Combining attractive looks with breathtaking musicianship, Ruby are a mixed electric string quartet who weave rock and pop hits with classical sophistication… Truly something for everyone. Ruby aim to bridge the gap between classical and pop… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 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 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 »
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 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 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 Orwell String quartet is a professional string quartet based in Suffolk. Performing primarily in Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Essex and London, the quartet are renowned for their live performances and professionalism, playing for weddings, receptions, parties and corporate work. The background of these musicians is impressive with experience of playing with English Serenata, Academy of… Read more »
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 »
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 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 »