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Destiny’s Strings

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About Destiny’s Strings

The top acoustic and electric string ensemble in England and South Wales! Performing any style of music, from Beethoven to Beyoncé.
String quartet
High Wycombe
Public liability insurance of £10 million

These talented performers play on both electric and acoustic instruments, mastering styles from Bach to Bruno Mars and Mendelssohn to Ariana Grande! Their conservatoire training allows them to tailor each performance to suit your style and provide a bespoke touch to any event. Available for weddings, corporate events, birthdays, funerals, session work and festivals, Destiny’s Strings’ repertoire ranges numerous musical styles including classical, Bollywood, hymns, Jewish music, oldies classics, pop, rock and contemporary chart toppers. Get in touch today for quotes and availability!

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Destiny’s Strings' Reviews

From Encore customers:

Jane M
9 months ago
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5 out of 5

I can’t recommend Sophie and her musicians highly enough. Everything went according to plan and as it was a surprise for the bride and groom kept top secret! Sophie was so helpful and organised everything for me with the two venues which was a massive help and contributed to a perfect day. They performed beautifully and all the guests really enjoyed the playlist. Thank you Destiny’s Strings!!!!

From other customers:

Patrick S
1 year ago, for a Concert in Cathays Park
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5 out of 5

I just want to say a massive thank you to you and everyone in Destiny's Strings for your beautiful performance at LEGACY. Wow - you were all fabulous. Your beautiful music made everyone feel like they had stepped into a fairytale. I am so grateful.

Vikki S
1 year ago, for a Wedding in Usk NP15
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5 out of 5

Gareth and I just wanted to say a BIG THANK YOU for last Saturday. Your music was beautiful and all of our guests were so impressed and complimentary. Thank you again for playing a special part in our big day.

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Destiny’s Strings' Song list

Pop and Film Music:
ABBA Medley
All of Me - John Legend
All of the Lights - Kanye West
All the Small Things - Blink 182
All You Need is Love - The Beatles
A Million Dreams - The Greatest Showman
As It Was - Harry Styles
A Sky Full of Stars - Coldplay
A Whole New World - Aladdin
The Bare Necessities - Jungle Book
Beauty and the Beast - Be Our Guest
Beauty and the Beast - Tale as Old as Time
Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve
(You Can) Call Me Al - Paul Simon
Came Here for Love - Sigala and Ella Eyre
Can’t Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley
Can You Feel the Love Tonight - The Lion King
Chandelier - Sia
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Cheap Thrills - Sia
Cheerleader - OMI
Clocks - Coldplay
Cold Heart - Elton John & Dua Lipa
Colours of the Wind - Pocahontas
Crazy in Love - Beyoncé
Dance Monkey - Tones & I
Dangerous - David Guetta
Danse Macabre - Saint Saens
Despacito - Luis Fonsi
Do I Wanna Know - Arctic Monkeys
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
Don’t Stop Believing - Journey
Don’t Stop Me Now - Freddie Mercury
Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Everlasting Love - Love Affair
Feels Like Home- Chantal Kreviazuk
Fly Me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
From This Moment On - Shania Twain
Game of Thrones Theme
Godfather Love Theme
God Only Knows - Brian Wilson and Tony Asher
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Half the World Away - Oasis
Havana - Camila Cabello
Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
How Would You Feel - Ed Sheeran
I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash
I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside - J.A. Glover-Kind
Imagine - John Lennon
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
I See the Light - Tangled (Alan Menken)
Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
It Had to Be You - Frank Sinatra
Just Dance - Lady Gaga
Just the Way You Are (You’re Amazing) - Bruno Mars
Kissing You - Des’ree (Romeo & Juliet)
Latch - Sam Smith
La Vie en Rose - Edith Piaf
Leonard Cohen - String Reprise/ Treaty
Life on Mars - David Bowie
Lola’s Theme - The Shapeshifters
Lord of the Rings - Concerning Hobbits
Love and Marriage - Frank Sinatra
Love is a Rose - Neil Young
Lovely- Billie Elisheva
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding
Love on Top - Beyoncé
Love Story - Taylor Swift
Made You Look - Meghan Trainor
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Mmm Bop - Hanson
Moondance - Van Morrison
Moon River - Henry Mancini
Mr Blue Sky- Electric Light Orchestra
Mr. Brightside - The Killers
My Girl - The Temptations
No Place I'd Rather - Clean Bandit
One Day Like This - Elbow
Paradise - Coldplay
Perfect - Ed Shearan
Perfect Day - Lou Reed
Pirates of the Caribbean
Positions - Ariana Grande
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Que Sera Sera - Doris Day
Romantic Flight - How to Train Your Dragon
Roxanne - Sting
Save The Last Dance for Me - The Drifters
Secrets - One Republic
Señorita - Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
She - Elvis Costello
Shivers - Ed Sheeran
Sittin’ On The Dock of The Bay - Otis Redding
Skye Boat Song - The Corries
Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson
Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Judy Garland
Songbird - Eva Cassidy
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Survivor- Destiny’s Child
Sweet Child of Mine - Guns N’Roses
Tenerife Sea - Ed Sheeran
This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) - Natalie Cole
To Build a Home - Cinematic Orchestra
Toxic - Britney Spears
Turning Page - Sleeping At Last (Twilight Saga)
Viva La Vida - Coldplay
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Whatever - Oasis
Wildest Dreams - Taylor Swift (Bridgerton)
With a Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Yesterday - The Beatles
Your Song - Elton John
You’re My Best Friend - Queen
Classical Music:
Air on the G String - J.S Bach
Arabesque No. 1 - C. Debussy
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - G.F. Handel
Ashokan Farewell - Jay Ungar
Ave Maria - F. Schubert
Calon Lan (Welsh Traditional)
Canon in D - J. Pachelbel
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - W.A. Mozart
Gabriel’s Oboe - E. Morricone
Gymnopedie - E. Satie
Hoppipolla - J.S. Bach
O Sole Mio - Eduardo di Cappua
Pavane Op. 50 - G. Faure
Por Una Cabeza - Carlos Gardel
Rondo Alla Turca - W.A. Mozart
String Quintet in E Major - Luigi Bocherini
Water Music, Air - G.F. Handel
Water Music, Alla Hornpipe - G.F. Handel
Wedding March - F. Mendelssohn - Bartholdy
Religious & Holiday Music:
Auld Lang Syne
Colours of Day (Light Up the Fire)
Fairytale of New York
Hava Nagila
Jesus Joy of Man’s Desiring
Jingle Bells
Lord of the Dance
Morning Has Broken
Shine Jesus Shine
Siman Tov Mazel Tov
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Bollywood Music:
I Love You
Kabhi Kabhi
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
Kal Ho Naa Ho (Tomorrow May Never Come)
Medley (Hai guzarish/Khuda Jaane/Singh is Kinng)
Tere Mast Mast Do Nain
Tujhe Dekha To

Destiny’s Strings' Prices

Last updated: 2024

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1115
Up to 2 hours£1245
Up to 3 hours£1500


Custom Arrangement
Video Consultation and 1 New Song Learned
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

String quartet, trio, duo or solo violin or cello with backing track. Acoustic or electric instruments.

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

We try our best to be flexible to ensure your event runs smoothly. Please just let us know as soon as possible about any time changes to your event, so we can be accommodating.

How much time do you need to set up?

30-60 minutes.

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

Absolutely! We encourage all our clients to be forthcoming with their musical preferences to help us create the atmosphere desired. If there’s anything you want to hear that isn’t on our set list already, just let us know and we’ll add it for you at a small additional cost.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, we bring our instruments and PA equipment when required. However, we do ask for four chairs to sit on, preferably without arms, please.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Definitely! We love to create bespoke arrangements and want to help you make the event unique to your musical preferences. We encourage custom requests and will discuss any additional cost with you directly to make sure you’re satisfied.
Covers, Classical, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Easy listening, Light music, Pop, Acoustic, R&B, Top 40, Britpop, Bollywood, Jewish music, Christmas, Traditional church music, Contemporary Christian, Baroque, Early music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Classical crossover, 1950s era music, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, Welsh folk, Karaoke, Tribute, Americana, Ambient pop, Soul, Rock, Classic rock, Pop rock, Progressive rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Indie, World music, Spanish music
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, Church service, New Year's Eve
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