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Anwoth Quartet

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The Anwoth Quartet, Dumfries and Galloway’s resident professional string quartet providing live music to make any event special.

The Anwoth Quartet Jane, Wilson, Michael and David are The Anwoth Quartet, Dumfries and Galloway’s resident professional string quartet. They studied either at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow (now the Royal Scottish Conservatoire), or the Guildhall School of Music in London. For Jane, Wilson and Michael, violins and viola, this was followed by long and varied professional careers including playing in the BBC SSO, Scottish Opera, and (insert others). For David, cello, a career in the NHS was combined with an active and varied musical life. Their combined talents and musical experience guarantee passionate and energetic performances of all that they play from their varied and eclectic repertoire. The Anwoth Quartet can provide live music for weddings, parties or corporate functions. The music will be tailored to your tastes and requirements, and can range from classical to arrangements of contemporary popular music. We will give your event something special

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Christmas, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Fanfare, Early music, Musical theatre, Opera, Folk, Ceilidh, Traditional Scottish folk, Easy listening, Light music, Marching, Traditional church music, Originals
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Cavatina by S Myers arr Stephen Adam
Spanish Dance arr Stephen Adam
Pasadena arr Stephen Adam
Czardas arr Stephen Adam
Cheek to Cheek arr Stephen Adam
Magic Flute theme by W.A. Mozart
Divertimento in D by W.A. Mozart
Divertimento in F by W.A. Mozart
Eine kleine Nachtmusik by W.A Mozart (K. 525)Summer Time by Gershwin
Romance by Shostakovich
Gadfly by Shostakovich
Prince Igor by Borodin
Cannon in D by Pachabel
Radetsky March
Minuet by Bocherini
The Entertainer by Scott Joplin
Merlitons by Tchaikovsky
Pavane by Faure
Winter by Vivaldi
Mio Babbino by Puccini
Carmen by Bizet
Waltz in D by Schubert
Minuet in E by Lully
Andantino in C by Weber
Traumerei by Schumann
Landler by Boccherini
If a song isn't included in our song list which is still being compiled, there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you.
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is primarily a string quartet. Occasionally our violinists can be persuaded to play duets.

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

We will be as accommodating as possible understanding circumstances change. If timings change, let us know as soon as possible.

How much time do you need to set up?

Depending on how far we need to travel, we aim to arrive at least hour before the event, and where possible, play in the venue for around 15 - 20 minutes.

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

Yes, and if there's something you want us to play that's not on our list, we'll do our best to find it.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely. We bring our own instruments and play acoustically.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If a piece isn't included in our song list, we'll do our best to find it and learn it for you at no extra charge.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We all enjoy playing quarters and having a chance to play out favourite repertoire of superb arrangements of light music and week know toe tappers.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We've been playing together for over a year now performing for the Gatehouse Music Society and Friends of Broughton House, Kirkudbright. We were also had the pleasure of performing The Marriage of Figaro for the Blackbirds Opera Company.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

That's too difficult to answer, will consider

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

Recently for Friends of Broughton House.


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£640
Up to 2 hours£840
Up to 3 hours£960


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Geraldine C, 2 months ago

Perfect in every way, excellent musicians, with very varied and fun repertoire. They made the evening really special and I would definitely book them again.

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Mike D, 3 months ago

I just wanted to thank you and others for a splendid concert last evening in Broughton House. The wonderful blend of well-known tunes with less-familiar ones worked extremely well making for a most enjoyable concert. The smiles on the faces of those attending was testimony to how much they all enjoyed the event, especially the visitors who had just chanced on the opportunity to attend