String Quartets for hire in Chelmsford

Find a string quartet for hire in Chelmsford for your wedding, party or event. Whether you need a wedding string quartet to play you down the aisle or need elegant background music for your corporate event, our string quartets are the perfect sophisticated addition to any event. Plus our groups are made up of the best classically trained musicians in the country. Browse 140 of the best string quartets local to Chelmsford right here.

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Hire Camilli String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£450 - £980
String quartetDunmow

A professional, reliable, experienced, Essex based quartet, guaranteed to add a touch of elegance and sparkle to your event!

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Hire  Dolce Strings String quartet with Encore
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£740 - £1300
String quartetManchester

Dolce Strings is a Manchester & London - based duo/ trio / quartet and provides music for Weddings, Functions and Corporate Events.

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Hire Crystal Palace String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£600 - £1250
String quartetLondon

London’s foremost string quartet for hire. With 18+ years of experience providing music for all kinds of events, we have a vast repertoire.

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Hire City String Ensemble String quartet with Encore
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£1200 - £3750
String quartetLondon

A modern twist on the traditional string quartet. Expect unique renditions of modern pop songs as well as all your classical favourites!

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Hire Giardino Strings String quartet with Encore
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£350 - £2380
String quartetLondon

Giardino Strings is a distinguished ensemble composed of highly regarded professional musicians

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Hire Vanity Strings String quartet with Encore
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From£650
String quartetLondon

High class professional String Quartet, Trio, Duo and Solo for weddings and events across the UK and abroad

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Hire Vaults Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£775 - £1025
String quartetLondon

Formed in 2009, Vaults Quartet is a highly experienced and popular string quartet based in London & happy to travel nationwide.

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Hire Estilo String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£700 - £950
String quartetLondon

Estilo is London's premier quartet for weddings and events in the UK and abroad. Classical to pop hits from Bastille, Katy Perry & Beyoncé!

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Hire Quartetto D'Ermenegildo String quartet with Encore
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£750 - £950
String quartetLondon

For: Damiani Jewelry, Contini Art UK,Italian Embassy in London,Young Diplomats in London,Michail Baryšnikov,HRH Princess Tessy of Luxembourg

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Hire Artisti con Brio String quartet with Encore
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£500 - £4000
String quartetLondon

Flexible string ensemble

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Hire Palatine String Quartet, Trio & Duo String quartet with Encore
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From£640
String quartetLondon

Modern string quartet to add the wow factor to your wedding or corporate event performing a range of classical pop rock and bollywood music

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Hire Halo Strings String quartet with Encore
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£750 - £1625
String quartetLondon

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

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Hire Music Students For Hire String quartet with Encore
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£500 - £945
String quartetLondon

Dedicated to delivering quality & affordable live music for events nationwide.

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Hire Chiswell Strings String quartet with Encore
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£400 - £1400
String quartetLondon

Bespoke string ensembles for your event, wedding, or party in the South of the UK.

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Hire Azul Duo String quartet with Encore
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£875 - £1175
String quartetLondon

The UK's newest electric violin duo! Naomi & Athena have played with Ed Sheeran, at Wembley Arena & worldwide. Shows guaranteed to wow!

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Hire The Creation Quartet String quartet with Encore
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String quartetLondon

An exceptional, high-quality string quartet based in London, with an extensive and varied repertoire to take your event to the next level.

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Hire The Waldstein Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£640 - £1000
String quartetLondon

Professional London based String Quartet, international career and prizes.

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Hire Quendon Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£650 - £900
String quartetLondon

Dynamic and versatile ensemble based in London and the South East. Available for weddings, parties, corporate events etc.

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Recent reviews of our String Quartets in Chelmsford

“We booked the Camilli String Duet for our wedding on the 03-11-23, and I must say they were absolutely fantastic! We received so many lovely comments from our guests saying how beautifully they played. Thank you so much ladies, we are so glad we found you, thank you for being a part of our special day. Jolene & Cameron.”

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Jolene hired Camilli String Quartet for a Wedding (available in Chelmsford)

“So easy to deal with and absolutely MADE our evening atmosphere. It was exactly what we were after and just loved the girls. Very friendly and brilliant. ”

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Senna-Michelle hired Halo Strings for a Wedding (available in Chelmsford)

“Absolutely amazing from start to finish !! Thank you, thank , thank you. You started off our wedding day perfectly! Xxx”

19 August 2023
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Nicola hired Chiswell Strings for a Wedding (available in Chelmsford)

FAQs about hiring String Quartets in Chelmsford

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What is a string quartet?

A string quartet is made up of two violins, one viola, and one cello. The melody will be played by the lead violinist, who will be backed by the second violinist. The cello offers a deep base with intermittent melodies, while the viola provides mid-range harmonies. It is also possible to hire an electric string quartet. Expect unique instrument designs and more of a show/performance than an acoustic string quartet from this electric variation of the standard string quartet line-up.

Is a string quartet good for a wedding?

A traditional string quartet can be an excellent choice for a wedding, adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to the ceremony. Their classical repertoire, featuring compositions from renowned artists like Mozart, Bach, and Beethoven, creates a timeless ambiance, enhancing the romantic atmosphere of the occasion. String quartets can also be incredibly versatile; they can seamlessly transition from classical music during the ceremony to contemporary songs during the reception. This adaptability allows them to cater to various musical tastes and preferences, ensuring a memorable experience for guests with diverse tastes. Moreover, the live performance of string instruments adds a personal and intimate element to the event, leaving a lasting impression on attendees. Their enchanting melodies provide a beautiful backdrop for key moments like the bride's entrance, exchanging vows, and the first dance. In summary, a string quartet can elevate the emotional resonance of a wedding, making it a sophisticated choice for couples seeking a refined and melodious ambience. Their live music enriches the ceremony and reception, creating a memorable atmosphere that enhances the overall wedding experience.

How long should string quartet play at wedding?

When booking a string quartet for your wedding ceremony, you will be provided with music for the following parts of the ceremony: - When the guests arrive - During the bridal procession - While signing the register - When you and your partner exit the ceremony Wedding string quartets are also frequently present at drinks receptions, for example, during cocktail hour and/or dinner. They are loud enough to be heard without drowning out speech. This makes them an excellent alternative for providing background music while retaining the intensity of a live music performance.

Where does string quartet sit for wedding ceremony?

In a wedding ceremony, a string quartet perform to the side, near the front of the venue or ceremony space. Their placement ensures they are visible to guests while maintaining a discreet presence. Whether indoors or outdoors, their strategic position allows their music to enhance the ambience, adding a touch of elegance to the occasion. Coordination with venue staff or wedding planners helps determine the ideal placement for both visibility and acoustics, ensuring the quartet's music resonates beautifully throughout the ceremony.

What makes a good string quartet?

A good string quartet needs skilled musicians who can play their instruments well. They should know how to play their parts with all the small details and techniques. This ensures that the music they make is of high quality and sounds good to the listeners. In addition to being skilled, a good quartet also needs to work well together as a group. They should be able to blend their individual sounds to create a balanced and harmonious overall sound. Experienced string players can also play different types of music, such as classical, jazz, pop, and contemporary. At Encore, we have a collection of talented, versatile, and professional string quartets for hire to help you create a memorable musical experience. We also have a team of experts who are there to help make the bookings process for hiring a string quartet as smooth as possible.

What is the difference between string quartet and orchestra?

String Quartets A string quartet consists of four musicians – two violinists, a violist, and a cellist. String quartets exclusively feature string instruments and focus on intimate chamber music, performing smaller-scale compositions with intricate arrangements. Orchestras An orchestra is a much larger ensemble comprising multiple sections of instruments, including strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. In addition to strings, orchestras have woodwind, brass, and percussion sections, creating a broader and more diverse range of sounds. Orchestras are capable of performing complex symphonies, concertos, and large-scale compositions, producing grand, sweeping musical landscapes.

Hiring a String Quartet in Chelmsford

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Classical, Pop, Jazz
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June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a String Quartet in Chelmsford?

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

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