String Quartets for hire in Chichester

Find a string quartet for hire in Chichester 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 142 of the best string quartets local to Chichester right here.

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Hire Finishing Touch String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£350 - £650
String quartetChichester

The Finishing Touch are an experienced ensemble that have performed at hundreds of weddings and events, including for the Royal Family!

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Hire South Downs Strings String quartet with Encore
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£1312.50 - £1750
String quartetHorsham

A contemporary acoustic string ensemble with a passion for supplying high quality music for unique special events.

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Hire Kaleidoscope String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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From£640
String quartetSouthsea

Kaleidoscope String Quartet is an ensemble of professional musicians, performing classical and popular music.

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Hire The Bossard String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£700 - £1000
String quartetSouthsea

Hampshire based string quartet formed in 2007 regularly entertaining at events, surprising guests with their eclectic range of repertoire.

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Hire Art-Ludeus String quartet with Encore
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£450 - £850
String quartetChichester

We had played for private events as gallery exhibitions and private dinner. Our repertoire include Dvorak, Mozart, Haydn, rock and pop.

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Hire Quattro String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£993.75 - £1187.50
String quartetAlton

Quattro is a professional string quartet based in Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Sussex, London and the South East.

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Hire Coastal Strings String quartet with Encore
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£800 - £1250
String quartetWorthing

A vibrant String Quartet offering a wide variety of music styles form Mozart to Bruno Mars with that classic string sound!

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Hire Brighton Cello Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£400 - £780
String quartetBrighton

Brighton's finest cellists. Stunning music for weddings, events, recitals and recording.

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Hire Natalya Strings String quartet with Encore
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£350 - £750
String quartetSouthampton

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

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Hire Charming Strings String quartet with Encore
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£625 - £950
String quartetChichester

Charming Strings a vibrant collective with classically inspired style adding elegance and fun to any event.

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Hire Piacere String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£1000 - £2000
String quartetBognor Regis

Covering Kent, London, Sussex, Sussex and beyond, the Piacere String Quartet are formed of professional musicians from across the south

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Hire All Things Strings - The Intermezzo Quartet  String quartet with Encore
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£650 - £950
String quartetChichester

We provide music for weddings, corporate events and more. Anything from a solo violinist to a string quartet or even string orchestra.

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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 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 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 City String Ensemble String quartet with Encore
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£1250 - £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 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 Fendt Ensemble String quartet with Encore
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£750 - £1250
String quartetDorking

Fendt Ensemble is a high quality string ensemble, offering sophisticated music for different occasions including weddings, parties and more.

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Latest reviews of our String Quartets in Chichester

Finishing Touch String Quartet
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"Could not fault them and their music was beautiful. "

Sophie hired Finishing Touch String Quartet for a Wedding (available in Chichester)

Verified Review, 19 April 2024
South Downs Strings
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"The quartet was a great addition to my medieval banquet and really added to the overall atmosphere. I had lots of lovely positive comments from my guests. Thank you."

Lizzie hired South Downs Strings for a Private event (available in Chichester)

Verified Review, 11 November 2023
The Bossard String Quartet
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"Amazing- sounded wonderful and were extremely helpful in the lead up. Would definitely recommend and would book again for other events! "

Rebecca hired The Bossard String Quartet for a Wedding (available in Chichester)

Verified Review, 20 October 2023

FAQs about hiring String Quartets in Chichester

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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 Chichester

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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 Chichester?

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

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