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Sapphire String Trio

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A modern, fun, energetic string trio with a difference, playing all your favourites songs on electric or acoustic instruments!
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Sapphire String Trio are an electric/acoustic modern, energetic and fun string trio who perform around the UK and on Cruise Ships. They completed a six-month contract performing on board the Carnival Conquest Cruise Ship in 2019, receiving many amazing reviews and comments from cruisers and crew alike. All three members of the trio graduated from music college (Royal Northern College, Birmingham Conservatoire, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts) and are now working as full time musicians. The trio have an amazing repertoire list, of 250 songs including everything from Dua Lipa, Ariana Grande, to classic film/broadway tunes, to your favourite golden oldies and of course classical numbers.

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Greer B
4 years ago, for a Cruise in Caribbean
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5 out of 5

So much talent... There is absolutely nothing these three fabulously young musicians from Liverpool and Manchester cannot play...Night after night... Perfect, this group will be playing at my wedding. Absolutely brilliant! These three are a must see.

Shelbie C
4 years ago, for a Cruise in Caribbean
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5 out of 5

Sapphire String Trio is a very talented group that plays many different songs. We enjoyed listening to them every day on the Carnival Conquest. I would buy their CD if they ever recorded one. Love them.

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Sapphire String Trio's Song list

Air from suite in D Bach
Air in D, Air in F Handel
Allegro from Winter Vivaldi
Alleluja from Exultate Jubliate Mozart
Antr’s Dance from Peer Gynt Grieg
Arioso Bach
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Handel
Ave Maria Schubert
Ave Verum Corpus Mozart
Barcarolle Offenbach
Beethoven 6 Minuet
(Sechs Gefelesse) Beethoven
Beethoven 6 Trio
(Sechs Landerlische) Beethoven
Berceuse from the Dolly Suite Debussy
Bolero Ravel
Bourree in F Handel
Brahmns Symphony 1 Brahms
Bruch Violin Concerto, Adagio Bruch
Canon in D Pachelbel
Capriole Pavane Warlock
Cavalleria Rusticana, Intemezzo Mascagni
Cello Suite No.1 in G Major Bach
Chanson du Matin Elgar
Clair De Lune Debussy
Con Te Partiro (Time To Say Goodbye) Andrea Bocelli
Coro Handel
Czardas Monti
Danse Macabre Saint Saens
Divertimento in F Mozart
Eine Kleine mvt. 2, 3, 4 Mozart
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik mvt. 1 Mozart
English Suite No.3 in G minor Bach
Explosive Bond
Flower Duet Delibes
Funiculi, FunicUla Luigi Denza
Gavotte Grieg
Gymnopedie No. 1 Satie
Habanera Carmen
Haydn Dances / Divertimento Haydn
Here Comes The Bride Wagner
Hornpipe in D and F Handel
Hungarian Dance Brahms
In The Hall of the Mountain King Grieg
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring Bach
La Paix Handel
La Rejouissance Handel
Landlerische Tanz Beethoven
Largo from Winter Vivaldi
Largo from Xerxes Handel
Le Petit Negre Debussy
London Trios Haydn
March from the Nutcracker Tchaikovsky
Meditation Massenet
Meditation Massenet
Menuet in D Handel
Menuet in G minor Handel
Minuet in D minor Handel
Morning from Peer Gyny Grieg
Mozart 12 Menuette Mozart
Mozart String Quartet 14 Mozart
Mozart Trio Mozart
Nessun Dorma Pavarotti
Nocturne from Midsummer night’s dream Mendelssohn
Nocturne in Eb Chopin
Palladio Karl Jenkins
Pictures at an Exhibition Mussorsky
Polovetsian Dances Borodin
River Flows in You Kurima
Rondeau Purcell
Rondeau Mouret
Sheep May Safely Graze Bach
Sleeping Beauty Waltz Tchaikovsky
Spanish Dance Granados
Spring Vivaldi
Spring Waltz Shostakovich
String Quartet Album 1 & 2 Various Artists
String Trio Borodin
Tartini – Two Sonatas Tartini
The Cuckoo Daquin
The Elephant ( Carnival of The Animals) Saint-Saens
The Entertainer Scott Joplin
The Swan (Carnival Of The Animals) Saint-Saens
Tik Tak Polka Strauss
Trumpet Voluntary Clarke
Venetian Gondola Song Mendelssohn
Verdi La Donna e Mobile Verdi
Vocalise (& simplified) Rachmaninov
Voices of Spring Waltz Strauss
Wachet Auf Bach
Wedding March Mendelssohn
Wedding March Wagner
Club Tropicana Wham
Everlasting Love Carl Carlton
I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor
I’m So Excited The Pointer Sisters
A Whole New World Aladdin
All I Ask Of You Phantom Of The Opera
Always Look on the Bright Side Monty Python
Another Day Of Sun La La Land
As Long As He Needs Me Oliver!
Ashokan Farewell Braveheart
Bare Necessities The Jungle Book
Cantina Band Star Wars
Carrying You Laputa (Castle In The Sky)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
City of Stars La La Land
Colours Of The Wind Pocahontas
Concerning Hobbits Lord of the Rings
Consider Yourself Medley Oliver!
Edelweiss The Sound Of Music
El Tango De Roxanne Moulin Rouge
Food, Glorious Food! Oliver!
Game Of Thrones Theme Game Of Thrones
Godfather Love Theme Nino Rota
Goldfinger James Bond Theme
Harry Potter Medley John Williams
How Far I’ll Go Moana
I Dreamed a Dream Les Miserables
Ice Dance Edward Scissorhands
Imperial March Star Wars
Indiana Jones Theme John Williams
James Bond Theme John Williams
John Williams Medley John Wililams
Jurassic Park Theme John Williams
Kissing You Des’ree
Lady Marmalade Moulin Rouge
Lara’s Theme Doctor Zhivago
Last Of The Mohicans Theme Last Of The Mohicans
Let It Go Frozen
Lord of the Rings John Williams
Married Life Up
Miss Marple Theme Ron Goodwin
Now We Are Free – Gladiator Hans Zimmer
Pink Panther Theme Henry Mancini
Pirates Of The Caribbean Medley Hans Zimmer
Pure Imagination Charlie & The Chocolate
Requim For A Dream Mansell
Schindler’s List John Williams
Shallow A Star Is Born
Simpson’s Theme Hans Zimmer
Singing In The Rain Gene Kelly
Skyfall James Bond Theme
Somewhere West Side Story
Star Wars Theme John Williams
Sunrise Sunset Fiddler On The Roof
Tale As Old As Time Beauty & The Beast
This Is Me The Greatest Showman
Upstairs Downstairs Upstairs Downstairs Theme
West Side Story Bernstein
You’ve Got A Friend In Me Randy Newman
Can You Feel The Love Tonight Lion King
At Last Etta James
Beyond The Sea Bobby Darin
Blue Moon Rodgers & Hart
Bye Bye Blackbird Miles Davies
Chelsea Bridge Strayhorn
Dixie Dan Emmott
Fly Me To The Moon Frank Sinatra
I Won’t Dace Frank Sinatra
It Don’t Mean A Thing Duke Ellington
Mack The Knife Kurt Weill
Misty Errol Garner
Moon River Henry Mancini
Moonlight Serenade Glenn Miller
Satin Doll Strayhorn
Summertime George Gershwin
Take Five Dave Brubeck
Take The A Train Strayhorn
The Girl from Ipanema Jobim
The Very Thought of You Ray Noble
When I Fall In Love Nat King Cole
When You Wish Upon A Star Pinocchio
Besame Mucho Consuelo Vela
La Cumparasita Rodriguez
Libertango Piazzolla
Oblivion Piazzolla
One Note Samba Jobim
Tango Albeniz
Por Una Cabeza Scent Of A Woman
Sway Pussycat Dolls
Whenever Wherever Shakira
A Thousand Years Christina Perri
Adventure Of A Lifetime Coldplay
Alejandro Lady Gaga
All Of Me John Legend
Apologise One Republic
Baby Justin Bieber
Beautiful Christina Aguilera
Best Day Of My Life American Authors
Blower’s Daughter Damien Rice
Born This Way Lady Gaga
Can’t Help Falling In Love With You Elvis Presley
Chasing Cars Snow Patrol
Despacito Justin Bieber
Don’t You Forget About Me Simple Minds
Empire State of Mind Alicia Keys
Feels Katy Perry, Pharrell
God Only Knows Beach Boys
Greatest Day Take That
Green Green Grass Of Home Tom Jones
Halo Beyonce
Happy Pharrell
Havana Camila Cabello
Heathens Twenty One Pilots
Hello Adele
Hey Soul Sister Train
Hey There Delilah Plain White T’s
How Deep Is Your Love? Bee Gees
Human Nature Michael Jackson
I Have A Dream ABBA
I Won’t Give Up Jason Mraz
I’m Yours Jason Mraz
I’ve Had The Time Of My Life Bill Medley
Just Give Me A Reason Pink!
Just The Way You Are Bruno Mars
Killing Me Softly Roberta Flack
Lady Gaga Hit Mix Lady Gaga
Let Her Go Passenger
Livin’ La Vida Loca Ricky Martin
Love On Top Beyonce
Make You Feel My Love Adele
Mamma Mia ABBA
Marry You Bruno Mars
Mr Sandman The Chordettes
New Rules Dua Lipa
No One Alicia Keys
On Top Of The World Imagine Dragons
One Day Like This Elbow
Only Love Ben Howard
Paradise Coldplay
People Barbara Streisand
Perfect Ed Sheeran
Photograph Ed Sheeran
Queen Medley Queen
Rather Be Clean Bandit
Rockabye Clean Bandit
Rolling In The Deep Adele
Set Fire To The Rain Adele
Shake It Off Taylor Swift
Shape Of You Ed Sheeran
She Elvis Costello
Shut Up And Dance Walk The Moon
Sky Full Of Stars Coldplay
Some Nights Fun
Somewhere Over The Rainbow Eva Cassidy
Stay Rihanna
Sugar Maroon 5
Survivor Destiny’s Child
Thank U Next Ariana Grande
That’s Life Frank Sinatra
Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran
Thriller Michael Jackson
Toxic Britney Spears
Treasure Bruno Mars
Unchained Melody The Righteous Brothers
Unfaithful Rihanna
Uptown Funk Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson
Viva La Vida Coldplay
What A Wonderful World Louis Armstrong
Wrecking Ball Miley Cyrus
Yellow Coldplay
You And Me The Wannadies
You Make My Dreams Hall & Oates
You Raise Me Up Westlife
You’ve Got The Love Florence & the Machine
Hey Brother Avicii
Summer Calvin Harris
Wake Me Up Avicii
What Is Love Haddaway
And I Love Her The Beatles
Billie Jean Michael Jackson
Bittersweet Symphony The Verve
Bohemian Rhapsody Queen
Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrisson
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You Andy Williams
Don’t Stop Me Now Queen
Dreams Fleetwood Mac
Eleanor Rigby The Beatles
Everything I Do (I Do It For You) Bryan Adams
Fields Of Gold Sting
Hard Day’s Night The Beatles
Here Comes The Sun The Beatles
Hey Jude The Beatles
I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing Aerosmith
I Want To Break Free Queen
Imagine The Beatles
It Must Be Love Madness
Lady Madonna The Beatles
Let It Be The Beatles
Life On Mars David Bowie
Love Me Do The Beatles
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds The Beatles
Mr Blue Sky Electric Light Orchestra
Paperback Writer The Beatles
Please Let Me Get What I Want Smiths
Somewhere Only We Know Keane
Songbird Eva Cassidy
Summer of 69 Bryan Adams
Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond
The Beatles Mulitple Songs Beatles
Uptown Girl Billy Joel
When I’m Sixty Four The Beatles
With A Little Help From My Friends The Beatles
Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton
Wonderwall Oasis
Yesterday The Beatles
You’ll Never Walk Alone Gerry & Pacemakers
You’re My Best Friend Queen
Your Song Elton John
Have I Told You Lately Van Morrison
Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles
Isn’t She Lovely Stevie Wonder
My Girl The Temptations
Never Too Much Luther Van Dross
Respect Aretha Franklin
Signed Sealed Delivered Stevie Wonder
Stand By Me Ben E. King
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow The Shirelles
Is This Love Bob Marley
Say A Little Prayer Aretha Franklin
All I Want Is You U2
Back in Black ACDC
Red Red Wine UB40
Don’t Stop Believing Journey
Eye Of The Tiger Survivor
Livin’ On A Prayer Bon Jovi
Maggie May Rod Stewart
Stairway To Heaven Led Zepplin
Sweet Child of Mine Guns n Roses
What Can I Do? The Corrs
With Or Without You U2
Zombie The Cranberries
Roxanne The Police
Champagne Supernova Oasis
I Will Wait Mumford & Sons
The Devil Goes Down To Georgia Charlie Daniels
Hallelujah Leonard Cohen
Amazing Grace Traditional
Arkansas Traveller Traditional
Big John McNeil Traditional
Black Velvet Waltz Traditional
Bowing the Strings Traditional
Cenntenial Waltz Traditional
Cotton Eyed Joe Traditional
Danny Boy Traditional
Devil’s Dream Traditional
Dill Pickle Rag Traditional
Don Messer’s Breakdown Traditional
Down To The River to Pray Traditional
Drunken Sailor Traditional
Hangman’s Reel Traditional
Irish Jig Medley Traditional
Irish Jig Medley 2 Traditional
Jacques Cartier Traditional
Joys of Quebec Traditional
Joys of Wedlock Traditional
My Love is like a Red Red Rose Traditional
Old Joe Clark Traditional
Olga Blooms Waltz Traditional
Ookpik Waltz Traditional
Operators Reel Traditional
Orange Blossom Special Traditional
Rakes of Kildare Traditional
Red Wing Traditional
Reel Beatrice Traditional
Reel de Montreal Traditional
Road the the Isles Traditional
Scarborough Fair Traditional
Scotland the Brave Traditional
Shenanoah Falls Traditional
Simple Gifts Traditional
Skye Boat Song Traditional
Sleeping Giant Two Step Traditional
St Anne’s Reel Traditional
Sugar Hill Traditional
Teardrop Waltz Traditional
Tennessee Waltz Traditional
The Ash Grove Traditional
The Blarney Pilgrim Traditional
The Boys of Blue Hill Traditional
The Flowers of Edinburgh Traditional
The Old Man Waltz Traditional
The Road to Lisdoonvarna Traditional
The South Wind Traditional
Turkey in the Straw Traditional
Walking with the One I Love Traditional

Sapphire String Trio's Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£400
Up to 2 hours£500
Up to 3 hours£600
Wedding ceremony3 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Drinks reception3 musicians
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception


Any piece arranged of your choice
Skype Consultation and 3 New Songs Learned
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Clients have commented in the past that they love the variety of our performances. We have so many songs from all different genres that people recognise, and might have never heard on classical instruments before! Clients also love the electric instruments, especially the electric cello which is a rare instrument!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We have performed on the Carnival Conquest Cruise Ship for 6 months in 2019. On board the ship, we played in the atrium lobby and in the casino as well. We got lots of lovely reviews from the passengers, a couple of which are available on our Encore profile. We have also performed at weddings in the UK since returning from sea!

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

We love listening to pop music which include classical instrumentation, for example we are big fans of Clean Bandit, Electric Light Orchestra etc. We love all sorts of music, especially pop divas like Whitney & Beyonce, but equally we all share a love for classical music and tangos - some of our favourite pieces to perform are latin tangos!

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

It would have to be playing for the Captain's Toast every Sunday evening on board the cruise ship. Performing in front of all the guests and the ship management was a huge honour!

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes we are able to perform as a trio or as a quartet. We are also able to perform as an electric group or as an acoustic group!

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.

How much time do you need to set up?

If we are playing as an acoustic ensemble, we only need half an hour to set up, tune and get ourselves in position. If it is electric, this will take longer as we need to set up our equipment, so we would take 1 hour.

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Yes of course! We are more than happy to play whichever pieces you request from our list. The most important thing is that you hear all your favourites, so we are totally flexible on that front!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, we bring everything we need.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Of course, we are more than happy to arrange and perform a piece of your choice on the day. There is a £30 additional fee for this to cover arranging time.
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