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Orchestras for hire in Bristol

Hire an orchestra in Bristol for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 26 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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All the groups below are available to travel to Bristol
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£600 - £2500
OrchestraCardiff

A versatile 5- piece ensemble of professional musicians available for private events, weddings, Christmas events and concerts.

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£2500 - £4000
OrchestraManchester

A hip orchestra ready to bring your event to life.

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From£3000
OrchestraLondon

The Siegfried Camerata is a young professional orchestra based in London. Its members are some of the most talented performers in the UK

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£2650
OrchestraLondon

Vibrant, dynamic and inspiring, Orpheus Sinfonia is a young, bright beacon of the orchestral scene. The best musicians of tomorrow, today.

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£1500 - £2000
OrchestraBeckenham

The London Arte Chamber Orchestra is integrated by professional musicians and performs a wide repertoire from baroque to contemporary music

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From£1600
OrchestraLondon

A new collaboration of conservatoire, university and sixth form students, ELSO performs in St John of Jerusalem Church, Hackney.

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From£1600
OrchestraLondon

I Maestri was founded in 2001 with the express purpose of giving aspiring conductors opportunities to practise their craft.

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From£1600
OrchestraOxford

The Ripieno Players are a group of some of Oxford University's finest musicians.

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£375 - £2700
OrchestraLondon

String Infusion are an all female vibrant electric/acoustic string ensemble ranging from 1-20+ players covering a range of music genres.

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£500 - £950
OrchestraLondon

City String Ensemble is a group of talented, classically trained musicians available in the form of a string quartet, trio or duo.

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£480 - £825
OrchestraKings Langley

Bowfiddle is a string ensemble which specializes in classical and light music entertainment. Duo, Trio or the classic string Quartet.

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£480 - £900
OrchestraLondon

Flawless music entertainment for your event. Luxury, all Female, Classical and Electric string quartet

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£350 - £750
OrchestraSouthampton

Natalya Strings would be delighted to provide the music for your special day!

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£500 - £750
OrchestraLiverpool

Echo Strings are a contemporary/classical, all-female string ensemble based in Liverpool.

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£1200 - £1700
OrchestraDerbyshire

Perfect for weddings, 40's war theme, Rat Pack - any party that requires the best in Big Band and swing music. An excellent 10 piece dance

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From£640
OrchestraLondon

Any combination from Flute and Harp/Piano to large ensembles. Repertoire ranging from Renaissance to Contemporary. Your choice!

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From£750
OrchestraLondon

Young talented musicians from GSMD! 3~5 pieces jazz group, plays a mix of originals and vibrant jazz standards!

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£341 - £916
OrchestraSheffield

Weston String Quartet is a high-quality string ensemble based in Sheffield

Hiring an orchestra

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
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7 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire an orchestra?

The typical price per group member for orchestras is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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Frequently asked questions

Can any orchestra play my favourite song?

Professional orchestras will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that orchestras may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the orchestra's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do orchestras take to set up?

Your orchestra will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the orchestra prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our orchestras are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our orchestras will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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