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Tyneside String Quartet

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About Tyneside String Quartet

Professional string quartet available for bookings. Based in Newcastle, happy to play at events such as weddings, balls, corporate events.
String quartet
Newcastle upon Tyne
Public liability insurance of £10 million

We are a group of final year music performance students from Newcastle university who first came together in 2015 as a means to liven up our performance lives. Formerly known as the Newcastle University Student Quartet we have since rebranded as the Tyneside String Quartet in order to put more energy into preparing for concerts and taking on more paid opportunities in response to the many opportunities we were receiving as we became more prominent as an ensemble. We had a short hiatus in 2017-2018 whilst 2 of our members were on study placements in Europe and in the summer 2018 we resumed rehearsals with 2 new members on the viola and cello! To date we have had the privilege of playing concerts in the Newcastle University Summer Music Festivals, various society balls and we sometimes play at the Little Green cafe in Shieldfield. We also have experience playing at weddings with the furthest one so far being in Farnham, Surrey, and as music students we are also individually accomplished as performers and separately involved with other ensembles and solo enterprises. As a quartet we are proud to have both leaders of the Newcastle University Symphony Orchestra and the Newcastle University Chamber Orchestra whilst collectively boasting a wide performance history in multiple venues including the Sage, the Barbican and the Royal Albert Hall.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Song list

String Quartet in G Major, op.54, no.1 (Hob.III:58) -Joseph Haydn
Eine Kleine Nacht Musik - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
American Quartet - Antonín Dvořák
Por una Cabeza - Carlos Gardel
Caminito - Carlos Gardel
El Choclo
Oblivion - Astor Piazzolla
Tico Tico - Zequinha Abreu
Quartet number 15 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Various carols - Various
Theme from 'UP' - Michael Giacchino
Pachabel's Canon – Johann Pachabel


From customers:

Sarah C, 3 years ago

We loved having you play! It was really special.

Little G, 3 years ago

How lovely 😊 Our string quartet are in full swing and our cafe is certainly feeling festive. What a lovely way to start December 💚🌲

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