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Saffron Strings Trio

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About Saffron Strings Trio

Award-winning string trio for every event.
Classical trio
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Founder members of the Association of British Wedding Businesses. Hitched - Wedding Music Award 2022 Winners Bridebook - Silver Award 2018 & 2019 Guides for Brides - Customer Services Awards 2018, 2019 & 2020 National Finalists Bridebook - Shortlisted for Best Wedding Music 2017 TWIA Regional Finalists 2015 and 2016 We have an extensive repertoire ranging from classical favourites to current chart material. Established for over ten years we have performed at most of the most prestigious venues in the South-East including for HRH The Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace. We are delighted that our expertise and experience have been recognised across the wedding industry including Guides for Brides (2018, 2019 & 2020), Bridebook (2017, 2018, 2019), and The Wedding Industry Awards (2015 & 2016). Members of the quartet trained at The Royal Academy of Music and The Guildhall School of Music and Drama and offer the highest standard of musicianship for your event. Recent events include VegFest 2018 at Olympia.

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Wedding, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Song list

Albeniz Tango
Bach Air on the G String
Bach Arioso
Bach Brandenburg 3
Bach Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Bach My Heart Ever Faithful
Bach Sheep may Safely Graze
Bach Wachet Auf (Sleepers Wake)
Bach-Gounod Ave Maria
Beethoven Fur Elise
Beethoven Minuet in G
Beethoven Ode to Joy
Beethoven Turkish March
Boccherini Minuet
Borodin Polovtsian Dance (Introduction)
Brahms Hungarian Dance No 5
Brahms Waltz in A flat op39
Charpentier Prelude from Te Deum
Clarke Trumpet Voluntary
Corelli Christmas Concerto
Delibes Flower Duet
Debussy Clair de Lune
Elgar Chanson de Matin
Fauré Pavane
Franck Panis Angelicus
Handel The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel La Rejouissance from Music for the Royal Fireworks
Handel Water Music
Massenet Meditation from Thaïs
Mendelssohn Wedding March
Mouret Rondeau
Mozart Alleluja from Exultate Jubilate
Mozart Divertimento K229
Mozart Elvira Madigan
Pachelbel Canon
Pleyel Trios Op11
Puccini Nessun Dorma
Purcell Trumpet Tune
Purcell Suite from The Faery Queen
Scarlatti Sonatas
Schubert Ave Maria
Schumann Traumeri
Trad. Londonderry Air
Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Verdi Brindisi (from La Traviata)
Vivaldi Concerto for Strings RV 109
Vivaldi Largo from Winter (The Four Seasons)
Vivaldi La Folia
Vivaldi Allegro from Spring (The Four Seasons)
Wagner Bridal March
Abba Mamma Mia
Adele Make You Feel My Love
Arlen Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Armstrong What a Wonderful World
John Barry Theme from Midnight Cowboy
Mike Batt Bright Eyes
Beach Boys California Dreaming
Beach Boys God Only Knows
Irving Berlin Isn’t This a Lovely Day
Beyoncé Halo
Birdy Wings
James Blunt You’re Beautiful
Jerry Bock Sunrise Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof
Eva Cassidy Songbird
The Cinematic Orchestra Arrival of the Birds
Clean Bandit Rather Be
Coldplay Clocks
Coldplay Paradise
Coldplay Vida la Vida
Coldplay Yellow
Ramin Djawadi Game of Thrones
Donaldson Makin’ Whoopee
Elbow One Day Like This
Evanescence My Immortal
Faltermeyer Theme to Top Gun
Carlos Gardel Tango por una Cabeza
Gershwin I Got Rhythm
Gershwin It Ain’t Necessarily So
Gershwin Lady Be Good
Gershwin Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off
Gershwin Someone to Watch Over Me
Guns ‘n’ Roses Sweet Child O’ Mine
Hawker/Raymonde I Only Want to be With You
Herman Hello Dolly
Jesse J Flashlight
Michael Jackson Billie Jean
Jack Johnson Better Together
Etta James At Last
Jesse J Flashlight
Scott Joplin Black and White Rag
Ben E King Stand By Me
Joseph Kosma Autumn Leaves
Jerome Kern Smoke Gets in your Eyes
John Legend All of Me
Lennon/McCartney Eleanor Rigby
Lennon/McCartney All You Need is Love
Lennon/McCartney Here Comes the Sun
Lloyd-Webber All I Ask of You
Love Affair Everlasting Love
Henry Mancini Charade
Henry Mancini Moon River
Bruno Mars Marry You
Jason Mraz I’m Yours
Mumford and Sons I Will Wait
Muse Starlight
Nitzsche/Saint-Marie Up Where We Belong
Tom Odell Grow Old With Me
Oasis Whatever
Oasis Wonderwall
Christina Perri A Thousand Years
Pharrell Happy
Elvis Presley Can’t Help Falling in Love With You
Queen Don’t Stop me Now
Rihanna Only Girl in the World
Richard Rodgers If I Loved You
Richard Rodgers This Nearly Was Mine
Richard Rodgers Younger than Springtime
Ronson/Mars Uptown Funk
Seal Kiss from a Rose
Ed Sheeran Thinking Out Loud
Richard Sherman A Spoonful of Sugar
Sherwin A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Carly Simon Nobody Does it Better
Sam Smith Latch
Sting Every Breath You Take
Sting Fields of Gold
Taylor Swift Love Story
Taylor Swift Shake it Off
Take That Greatest Day
The Verve Bittersweet Symphony
Barry White You’re My First, My Last, My Everything
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Our trio line-up is violin, viola, and cello but Saffron Strings are also available as a duo or quartet.

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

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

This is not something we do since we usually just take a very short comfort break between sets.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually arrive at the venue about 45 minutes before we're due to play so that we can set up and liaise with the venue staff.

Can you roam around while you perform?

In common with most acoustic string groups we prefer to stay seated whilst we perform.

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

Yes, we're happy to draw up a playlist just for you.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

We are happy to play in the ambient lighting of the venue.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our play list 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. There is a fee of £20 for this service to take into account rehearsal times and commissioning a suitable arrangement for strings.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Too numerous to mention but including Buckingham Palace!

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

We try to have our own take on the music of other artists so no-one really stands out!

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

Olympia and Buckingham Palace are pretty high profile!


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

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Up to 1 hour£550
Up to 2 hours£580
Up to 3 hours£615
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From customers:

Georgina R
5 months ago, for a Wedding in Hedsor Park
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5 out of 5

Amazing music, the music made my wedding and reception thank you so so much and great value for money too! The guests loved it!

Sophie J
9 months ago, for a Wedding in House
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5 out of 5

Just wanted to say the biggest thank you for the beautiful music yesterday, it was a perfect touch to our day and everyone loved it!! Thank you!!! Sophie

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