Weston String Quartet
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Por una cabeza - Carlos Gardel, performed by Weston String Quartet
Nothing Else Matters - Tribute to Metallica, by Weston String Quartet
About Weston String Quartet
Weston String Quartet is a high-quality string ensemble based in Sheffield
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This act has been working with Encore for over 4 years
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The performance level of Weston String Quartet is high, so we can make and play arrangements of any song or piece that you want.
The following are some suggestions, depending on your event:
Por una cabeza - Carlos Gardel
Oblivion - A. Piazzola
El día que me quieras - Carlos di Sarli
El choclo - Samuel Castriota
Tango - Albeniz
Classic mix (Suitable for weddings):
Air - J. S. Bach
Adagio - T. Albinoni
Ave María - C. Gounod
Ave María - F. Schubert
* Canon in D - Pachelbel (Outstanding for walking down the aisle!)
Cantabile - Tartini
Largo - Haendel
Wedding March - F. Mendelssohn/Bartholdy
Wedding March - Wagner
Tchaikovsky - Danse Russe from Swan Lake Suite
Ave Maria - Gounod
Ave Maria - Schubert
Czardas - Vittorio Monti
Thais Meditation - Massenet
Humoresque - Dvorak
Romance - The Gadfly suite
Salut d'Amour - Elgar
Chopin - Nocturne No. 20 in C# minor
Brahms - Hungarian Dance
Bartok - Rumanian Folk Dances
Kreisler - Liebesleid
Violin Concerto in G - Mozart
Spring - Vivaldi
Summer - Vivaldi
Winter - Vivaldi
7 Rings - Ariana Grande
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
At Last - Etta James
All of Me - John Legend
Angels - Robbie Williams
A Million Dreams - From The greatest Showman
Because of You - Kelly Clarkson
Beauty and the Beast
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
Can you feel the love tonight - From The Lion King
Chandelier - Sia
Colours of the Wind - From Pocahontas
Cry me a river - Arthur Hamilton
Dance Monkey - Tones and I
Don't Stop me now - Queen
Do you want to build a snowman? - Frozen
Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Fix You - Coldplay
Forever Young - Alphaville
Get back - John Kennon & Paul McCartney
Let it Be - The Beatles
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Hedwig's Theme - John Williams (Harry Potter)
Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
Lady Gaga Mix (Poker face, Bad Romance, Just dance) - (arr. by Larry Moor)
Let it Be - The Beatles
Let it go - From Frozen
Marry You - Bruno Mars
My heart will go on - From Titanic
Nothing else matters - Metallica
One last time - Ariana Grande
O sole mío - Eduardo di Capola
Palladio - Karl Jenkins
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Say you won't let it go - James Arthur
Schindler's list - John Williams
Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
The Pink Panther - Henry Mancini
Thriller - Michael Jackson
The Godfather's Theme
With or without you - U2
Yesterday - The Beatles
Disney and movies repertoire:
The Devil´s Dream
Carol of the Bells
Do you have different line-up options?
We usually work as a string quartet. We can always form a trio or a duet from there, and we are also very active in our local musical community, and can get almost any additional instrument or singer if requested! We can also put together an orchestra for bigger events.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
As long as you let us know with enough anticipation, we'll do our best to make it work. Similarly, if we have another booking on the same day as yours, we'll let you know so we are all aware in case emergencies pop up. Worst case scenario, we can work out a solution like filling up any schedule changes by calling in some of our colleagues.
How much time do you need to set up?
As an acoustic quartet, we can get to playing as fast as in 15 minutes from arrival to the venue if chairs and space are readily available. We always plan our arrival at least one hour before the event.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Yes! We normally include this option at no additional cost. We have an extensive library of classical, pop, rock, and movie soundtrack pieces - more than 10,000 titles. The list here is just representative, since it would be pointless to list all of that. It is much simpler to tell us what you want.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes, we do. We normally play acoustically. If for any reason the event requires amplification, we are happy to work out what we need to take ourselves to use the venue's systems.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
We have our own library, and also know the right people to get pretty much any music you might want. No extra cost for this. We also have a resident music arranger, so if for any reason there is no sheet music for the song you want, we can get it done! In this case, we need at least three weeks' notice to sort it out, and an extra £32.
What do your clients love most about your performances?
People tend to like our friendly approach to our service. We are very much in love with our music, and play as much for fun than as a job.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
We play regularly at Firth Hall in Sheffield, as the four of us are part of the Sheffield University Symphony Orchestra, and the Sheffield University Chamber Orchestra. We also perform with the Sheffield Festival Orchestra at St. John's Church Ranmoor. We also play with the Sheffield Chamber Orchestra and the Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
The Latinamerican String Quartet, and the Guarnieri Quartet.
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Recently, we played for the Sheffield Broadway Orchestra as part of a research project on lost numbers of notable musicals, which was featured on the BBC. Our members have also appeared in the feature film "A la Mala" (Pantelion Films), and music videos for Golden Music Publishing.
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|Up to 1 hour||£684|
|Up to 2 hours||£774|
|Up to 3 hours||£916|
Wedding ceremony4 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, your choice of grand entrance music for the aisle, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. This totals about 1 hour of music.
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