String Quartets for hire in Dumfries and Galloway

Find a string quartet for hire in Dumfries and Galloway 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 62 of the best string quartets local to Dumfries and Galloway right here.

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Hire Simple Strings String quartet with Encore
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£745 - £995
String quartetGlasgow

Scotland’s top 5-Star String Quartet! Specialising in making the music for your day perfect, we can arrange any music and regularly travel!

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Hire Arta String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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String quartetGlasgow

Scotland's leading young professional string group since 2008! Pop covers & wedding specialists.

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Hire Capella String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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String quartetGlasgow

Multi award winning international string quartet specialising in pop cover, jazz and classical music.

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Hire Resol String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£600 - £1000
String quartetGlasgow

The Resol String Quartet are a passionate Scotland based String Quartet, bringing high quality music adding a special touch to your event!

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Hire Trossachs Quartet String quartet with Encore
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From£650
String quartetDalry

The Trossachs Quartet is group of highly experienced and adaptable performers based in North Ayrshire

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Hire The Silver Keys Clarinet Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£800 - £1000
String quartetGlasgow

Quirky, eclectic and energetic multi-national clarinet quartet, based in Glasgow. The Silver Keys will enliven any event!

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Hire Rosewood String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£520 - £900
String quartetGlasgow

Formed in 2013, the Rosewood String Quartet is a highly experienced group of talented, professional musicians based in Glasgow.

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Hire Cleveden  String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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From£480
String quartetGlasgow

The Cleveden Quartet is a well established #Glasgow Based String Quartet who provide a bespoke service for your special day.

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Hire Classical Musicians Scotland String quartet with Encore
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String quartetGlasgow

Providing professional performers for any type of event - soloists/ensembles, singers/instrumentalists

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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 Andante String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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From£640
String quartetBirmingham

AWARD WINNING PROFESSIONAL STRING QUARTET WITH REPERTOIRE RANGING FROM BACH TO BEYONCÉ AND TCHAIKOVSKY TO THE KILLERS.

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Hire The Seraphic Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£400 - £900
String quartetYork

Professional String Quartet based in York, North Yorkshire. Available for Weddings, Functions, Parties and any other events.

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Hire Lumos String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£625 - £1025
String quartetBirmingham

Versatile Sound Solutions for any Occasion. Lumos String Quartet have played hundreds of weddings and events -Guaranteed to wow your guests!

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Hire Artume String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£900 - £1100
String quartetBirmingham

🎻 Professional String Quartet 🎶 Weddings | Events | Recording⁣ 📩 Book via phone/email/web ✅ Quality live music guaranteed

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Hire The Echo String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£562.50 - £1000
String quartetLiverpool

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

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Hire Manchester String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£750 - £1250
String quartetManchester

We've been playing at weddings and events for 20 years now! String Quartet with its heart in Manchester who travel the world.

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Hire Andrelli String quartet with Encore
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£337.50 - £887.50
String quartetTyne and Wear

Andrelli - North East's award winning leading string quartet and duo playing music your guests will love - Pop, film themes, classics & jazz

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Hire Endymion String Quartet & Trio String quartet with Encore
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£460 - £710
String quartetManchester

-String Quartet -String Trio -Electric Violinists -Largest repertoire in the North West Stunning, Versatile, Affordable PLI and PAT insured

Latest reviews of our String Quartets in Dumfries and Galloway

Simple Strings
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"Simple Strings were a great addition to our day. They played for the ceremony through to the guest reception and were just a lovely addition to the day. So easy to book with and sounded fab- 10/10! "

Aileen hired Simple Strings for a Wedding (available in Dumfries and Galloway)

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Simple Strings
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"Simple Strings were perfect from start to finish. They really helped to make our wedding day and ceremony just perfect. The communication in the run-up to the wedding was excellent, we went through all the song choices and how we’d like the ceremony to run, and they helped us with their own experiences and suggestions. Very friendly and very adaptable. They played at both our ceremony and drinks reception and received so many compliments from our guests, helping to ensure there was barely a dry eye in the house as my wife walked down the aisle. Thank you for everything. And if anyone is reading this and thinking of booking then, just do it! "

Gareth hired Simple Strings for a Church service (available in Dumfries and Galloway)

Verified Review, 18 May 2024
Capella String Quartet
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"Prefect, we had so many guest say how much they loved the music played by the quartet, such a great range of music. My daughter asked for a couple of unusual pieces of music to be played. Highly recommended created such a lovely atmosphere. "

Liz hired Capella String Quartet for a Wedding (available in Dumfries and Galloway)

Verified Review, 10 February 2024

FAQs about hiring String Quartets in Dumfries And Galloway

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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 Dumfries And Galloway

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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 Dumfries and Galloway?

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

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