String Quartets for hire in Newport

Find a string quartet for hire in Newport 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 159 of the best string quartets local to Newport right here.

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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 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 Quartz String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£460 - £860
String quartetBirmingham

The most sparkling string ensemble in the Midlands. Guaranteed to add sophistication to your event with repertoire suitable for ALL tastes.

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Hire Scherzando Strings String quartet with Encore
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£5 - £750
String quartetTelford

Shropshire's Premier String Quartet playing for weddings and events throughout the West Midlands.

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Hire Signature String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£650 - £900
String quartetBirmingham

Songs you love as you've never heard them before!

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Hire Toscana Strings String quartet with Encore
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From£800
String quartetBewdley

Multi award winning string quintet who specialise in playing for weddings, corporate and social events.

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Hire Bacanu Music Strings String quartet with Encore
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£340 - £840
String quartetBirmingham

Professional string quartet available for any bookings, concerts, recitals, weddings, parties and more

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Hire Quartet Cabaret String quartet with Encore
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From£640
String quartetStoke-on-Trent

An exciting and vibrant string quartet with hours of fabulous music to entertain at weddings and special occasions.

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Hire The Wigornia String Quartet String quartet with Encore
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From£640
String quartetCradley Heath

Professional and affordable string quartet, playing music for all occasions from Bach to the Beatles and so much more!

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Hire Riot Quartet String quartet with Encore
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£600 - £1200
String quartetBirmingham

Riot Quartet is a vibrant ensemble perfect for all occasions, from weddings and corporate events, to bespoke concerts and recording sessions

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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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Hire The Element String Quartet, Trio & Duo String quartet with Encore
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£350 - £1000
String quartetBedford

Top rated Quartet,Trio and Duo. Professionally trained at UK's top music conservatoires. Nothing less than 5 star reviews!

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Latest reviews of our String Quartets in Newport

Lumos String Quartet
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"We loved working with Lumos for our wedding day, the communication was great, they accomodated all our requests, and provided the most wonderful music on the day, it was a real highlight for many of our guests, thank you!"

Michelle hired Lumos String Quartet (available in Newport)

Verified Review, 29 June 2024
Lumos String Quartet
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"Loved them, thought they were a fantastic addition to my client's event. I asked for modern songs and they provided a fantastic mix, if only it could have gone on for longer!"

Jess hired Lumos String Quartet for a Corporate event (available in Newport)

Verified Review, 13 June 2024
Artume String Quartet
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"Just wonderful, we had artume string quartet play during our ceremony and wedding reception and they were absolutely fantastic! We had so many compliments on their music. My only complaint is that as the bride I didn’t get to sit and appreciate them as much as I would have liked! Thank you so much ladies for helping make our day so special ❤️"

Alice hired Artume String Quartet for a Wedding (available in Newport)

Verified Review, 25 May 2024

FAQs about hiring String Quartets in Newport

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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 Newport

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Classical, Pop, Jazz
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How much does it cost to hire a String Quartet in Newport?

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

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