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The Kesh

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About The Kesh

String quartet
Stoke-on-Trent
Public liability insurance of £10 million
Four classically trained musicians and friends who love to play. We play a range of instruments including: two cellos, two violins and flute

The Kesh quartet made its start in 2017, as we friends supported an orchestral concert, and have been loving performing together ever since! We have a good range of repertoire and love to play. We are really enthusiastic about music and good times!!! As individuals we teach at several schools/colleges, lecture at universities, run a charity, community interest company, an orchestra, academy and more!!!! - it's too much to mention all here! We really are happy people &really welcome communication so please email us if you want to chat! :) The kesh

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Musicianship
Genres:
Baroque, Classical, Film / TV music, Folk, Traditional Irish folk, Ceilidh, Light music, Easy listening, Covers
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby
Elvis - falling in love with you
John legend - all of me
Beyonce - love on top
Ed Sheeran - perfect
Christina Perry - a thousand years
Etta James - at last
Traditional - the wren
Traditional - ten penny bit
Traditional - Esme's joy
Traditional - THE KESH!!
Traditional - the frost is all over
Traditional - out on the ocean
Mozart - eine kleine nacht musik
Pachelbel - canon
Handel - largo
Saint Sean - the swan
Vivaldi - spring
Bach - prelude (cello solo)
Bach - Jesu, joy of man's desiring
Clarke - trumpet voluntary
Mendelssohn - wedding march
Delibes - flower duet
The mission - Gabriel's oboe
Pirates of the Carribbean - medley
Game of thrones - various themes
Howl's moving castle - medley
&Many More..
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, we have a really flexible set of instruments so please do request if you have a certain sound you want to hear :)

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

No problem! We understand the big day can have some big changes & concerts are hard to keep on time! We are flexible and can adjust if you give us enough notice :)

How much time do you need to set up?

30 minutes. We are super speedy.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

For sure! All of those songs are in our regular 'pads' so we can play those any time, any place!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, don't worry about us! We bring everything that we need.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

We can, but there would be a small fee if we couldn't source the music for free. If we can, we're happy to put it in the song list.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our bright attitudes, playing and smiles!!!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Between all 4 of us too many to name :)

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Vivaldi, Monteverdi, the vitamin string quartet.. a great deal!

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Every gig is high profile! We treat performance with the same enthusiasm and standard, whether we're playing our living room or the Sheldonian theatre!

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£400
Up to 2 hours£600
Up to 3 hours£900
Packages
Recording4 musicians
This is a unique but hugely popular &requested line up of flexible musicians. It includes combinations of guitar, vocals, percussion and strings. It's 4 people swapping and changing to create and capture a brilliant background atmosphere. Mainly playing pop songs, but still able to revert in classical string quartet, the 4 will then record your choice of song and send it to you as a recording as a momento of your special day.
£2000

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Charlotte C, 1 year ago

They were absolutely amazing! So professional and so talented! Highly recommend these musicians. On the evening itself I had numerous people ask me where they were from and contacts. They were so pleasant and really put me to ease. Our New Years Eve Party went spectacularly and Kesh Quartet were one of the main reasons. If you get the chance for them to play at your request you will not be dissapointed. Thank you Rosie and Ben. Hope to see/listen to you in the future! With the ease of Encore it really helped it's great to recommend a company and musicians too.

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Tim D, 8 months ago

Great concert, thanks, I loved journeys don't stop believing.

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Justin P, 8 months ago

Really fun string quartet, nice people and really great sound!

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