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About The Ebor Quartet

Professional String Quartet based in York, North Yorkshire. Available for Weddings, Functions, Parties and any other events.
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The Ebor Quartet are a professional String Quartet based in York, made up of classically trained musicians who can add style to your wedding, drinks reception or event. Our repertoire features all of the classical standards for your wedding, as well as many genres such as film, opera and pop covers. We are also able to arrange and perform up to 3 songs of your choice. We have performed at various locations that include: The Sage, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Royal Albert Hall, York Minster Hazelwood Castle Tadcaster, Merchant Adventurers Hall, as well as locations in Germany, USA, and Italy. We perform acoustically and are able to entertain guests inside or outside. We can entertain the guests before events, during events and after! If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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This act has been working with Encore for over 4 years
10 gigs
Experienced: 10 bookings through Encore
Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, Ceilidh, Light music, Pop, Covers
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Bach - Air on G String
Bach - Arioso BWV 1056/II
Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Bach​ - Sheep May Safely Graze
Bach/Gounod - Ave Maria
Barber - Adagio for strings
Bocelli - Con Te Partiro (Time To Say Goodbye)
Brahms - Hungarian dance no.5
Clarke - Trumpet Voluntary
Delibes – Flower Duet (Lakme)
Einaudi - I Gorini
Elgar - Chanson de Matin
Elgar - Salut D’Amour
Elgar - Nimrod
Faure - Pavane
Franck – Panis Angelicus
Handel - Hornpipe
Handel - Largo
Handel - Watermusic
Handel - Firework Music
Handel - Queen of Sheba
Handel - La Rejouissance
Handel - Te Deum
Holst - Jupiter
Jenkins - Palladio
Massenet - Meditation from Thais
Mozart - Ave Verum Corpus
Mozart – Divertimenti
Mozart - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Pachabel - Canon in D
Parry - Jerusalem
Puccini - Nessun Dorma
Puccini - O mio babbino
Rachmaninoff - Vocalise
Rossini - William Tell Overture
Schubert - Ave Maria
Schumann - Traumerei
Shostakovich - Waltz No.2
Strauss - Blue Danube Waltz
Tchaikovsky – Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Vivaldi - Winter
Vivaldi - Spring
Wagner - Wedding March
Yiruma - River Flows in You
Abba - Money Money Money
Abba - Medley
Adele - Easy on Me
Amazing Grace
Avicii - Wake Me Up
Beatles - All You Need Is Love
Beatles - Eleanor Rigby
Beatles - Hey Jude
Ben e King - Stand by me
Bill Medley - Time of My Life
Britney Spears - Toxic
Bruno Mars - Marry You
Bruno Mars - Just the Way You Are
Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk
Bryan Adams - Everything I do
Camila Cabella - Havana
Christina Perry - A Thousand Years
Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Coldplay - Paradise
Coldplay - Yellow
Clean Bandit - Rather Be
Daft Punk - Get Lucky
David Guetta - Titanium
Deacon Blue - Real Gone Kid
Ed Sheeran - Thinking out loud
Ed Sheeran - Perfect
Ed Sheeran - Shape of You
Edith Piaf - La Vie En Rose
Elbow - One Day Like This
ELO - Mr Blue Sky
Elton John - Can you feel the love tonight
Elton John - Your Song
Elvis Presley - Can't help falling in love
Etta James - At Last
Eurythmics - Sweet dreams
Fall Out Boy - Sugar We're Going Down
Florence and the machine - You've got the Love
Frank Sinatra - Fly me to the moon
Frank Sinatra - My Way
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
Frankie Valli - Can’t Take My Eyes Off You​
Flying Pickets - Only You
Greenday - Time of Your Life
Guns & Roses - Sweet Child o' Mine
Henry Mancini - Moon River
Hozier - Take me to church
Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
Jason Mraz - Im Yours
John Legend - All of me
Joseph Kosma - Autumn Leaves
Journey - Don't Stop Believing​
Kanye West - All of the Lights
Lady GaGa - Bad Romance
Lady GaGa - Hits Medley
Lady GaGa - Shallow
Leonard Cohen - hallelujah
Maroon 5 - Girls like you
Metallica - Nothing Else Matters
Oasis - Whatever
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen - Don't Stop Me Now
Rihanna - All of the Lights
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Spice Girls - 2 become 1
Take That - Greatest Day
The Fray - How to Save a Life
The Killers - Mr Brightside
The Temptations - My Girl
The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony
Take That - Greatest Day
Sia - Chandelier
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Spice Girls - 2 become 1
Stevie Wonder - isn't she lovely
U2 - With or without you
Andrew Lloyd Webber - Memory
Aladdin - A Whole New World
Beauty and the Beast - Tale as old as time
Bridgerton - Girls like you
Bridgerton - Wildest Dreams
Bridgerton - Thank u, Next
Dirty Dancing - I've had the time of my life
Ennio Morricone - Gabriel's Oboe
Harry Potter - Potter Waltz
Harry Potter - Medley
Hans Zimmer - You're So Cool
Hercules - I Can Go The Distance
Jurassic Park Theme
La La Land - City of Stars
Lord of the Rings Medley
Les Mes - I Dreamed a Dream
Les Mes - One Day More
Lion King Medley
Pinocchio - When You Wish Upon A Star
Pirates of the Caribbean Medley
Sound of Music - Edelweiss
Theory of Everything Theme
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our flexibility, time management and finer details in our performances. We cater to individual needs to make your day as special as possible!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

The Sage - Gateshead York Minster Middleton Lodge Cineworld - York The Starr Inn The City - York Hazelwood Castle - Tadcaster Birmingham Symphony Hall Merchant Adventurers Hall - York

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Vitamin String Quartet!

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

Top 50 Gastropubs event hosted by Angellica Bell!

Do you have different line-up options?

We offer varies String Quartet, String Trio & String Duo Packages.

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

We always aim to be as flexible as possible to cater to your needs! Please do let us know if timings change and we will amend if possible.

How much time do you need to set up?

We only need a few minutes to set up! All we have is music stands - we will always arrive at least 30 minutes before we are due to start.

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

Of course, please ask for a copy of our repertoire and we are more than happy to accommodate you.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes absolutely! All we need is 4 chairs.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

We certainly can. We offer a service where we can arrange 3 specific peices of your choosing and after this a £30 fee will be added per song.


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£600
Up to 2 hours£750
Up to 3 hours£900
Wedding ceremony4 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Drinks reception4 musicians
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Wedding Ceremony + Drinks Reception 4 musicians
Music before the ceremony, during the register signing, as guests are walking. We will then perform at the drinks reception for up to 1 hour.
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner4 musicians
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 1 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
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From Encore customers:

Ian R
3 months ago
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5 out of 5

Good communication before the event, arrived on the evening before the event was due to start and set up, they played the type of music we requested and everyone really enjoyed the Quartet and we were all really impressed with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them.

Ian R
3 months ago
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5 out of 5

We were all really impressed by the Quartet, communicated well before the event, arrived prior to the start and set up, played the type of music we requested, everyone really enjoyed the event and I would have no hesitation in recommending the group.

Reply from The Ebor Quartet
4 days ago

Thank you Ian! We really enjoyed playing for you and meeting you all.

Nicholas T
3 years ago
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5 out of 5

A vibrant, professional outfit with a youthful zest compared to some tired quartets. Great addition to our wedding!

From other customers:

Ashleigh Y
2 months ago, for a Wedding in Burntstump Country Park
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5 out of 5

Thank you so much for playing at our wedding, you all played so beautifully and everyone loved it! It was one of my favourite things about the day. So many people complimented your quartet, and I'm so grateful for you all making the journey to us.

Lauren M
10 months ago, for a Wedding in 1 Walker St
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5 out of 5

We booked The Ebor Quartet for our original wedding date- June 6 2020. Due to the pandemic, we had to postpone four times. With each change, our contact, Conor, could not have been more understanding, accommodating and was always so quick to respond which, when you are trying to rearrange a wedding in a day, was hugely appreciated! He always had kind words and said nothing was a problem although we know it took a lot of rearranging on his part. Their playlist is excellent- a great mix of classic and modern to choose from. I asked for some from the list and also for some specific songs that weren’t from the list. They took the time to produce the arrangements (some very complicated) and sent them through to make sure we were happy with everything- and they exceeded all expectations. On the day everyone said how amazing the music was, it really made the service and created a lovely atmosphere for the ceremony. It was very special. When looking for all suppliers, it is important to consider the fact that they will become a part of your wedding. Not only are The Ebor Quartet incredibly talented but they were a great support, fun, enthusiastic, they took on all of our requests and I honestly couldn’t be happier that they were a part of our wedding day.

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