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The 4Strings Quartet

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Experienced Hampshire wedding string quartet/duo available for hire throughout Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, West Sussex, Dorset, Surrey and the rest of southern England with music for every occasion.
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Type of Performer(s) or Business

Ensemble / Group

Style of Music

Ceremony Music
Drinks / Cocktails Music
Pop / Rock
Reception Music

Primary Instrument(s)

Other Instruments

Additional Services

Learn New Songs
Take Requests
Full Description
The 4Strings Quartet/duo was formed to provide our clients with the following; Fantastic wedding music with music for the wedding ceremony, the wedding drinks reception and the wedding breakfast. We will tailor our music to make your event really special. The quartet uses only experienced musicians many of whom have played for V.V.I.P. guests throughout the world. We offer a huge range of music from classical to jazz to pop. Our rates are extremely competitive with a 2 hour booking from just £495. Every hour or part hour thereafter £120. Wedding ceremony/service booking only from £415. Our string duo prices start at just £250 for a wedding ceremony booking. We offer our clients a personal bespoke service. The quartet and duo come with £10m of Public Liability Insurance. We offer the string quartet and duo in both acoustic and electric formats. For more information on the string quartet/duo visit our web site at, hear us play, watch us play, read our testimonials, we look forward to you getting in touch and working with you to create your perfect day.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Rod McDonald
It's a great privilege to work with couples and I get a great sense of satisfaction working closely with our clients to ensure that the string quartet provides music of the highest quality to add to their special day. I play the cello in the quartet and do all the business arranging for the quartet and will ensure that you are not disappointed.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Arran and Katy McInally
Married in September 2019
September 2019
Wedding service and reception
"We just wanted to send an email saying thank you so much for playing on our day. Your playing was beautiful and it really made the atmosphere - we've also received numer...
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Aneesa and James Trant
Married in September 2019
September 2019
Wedding ceremony and reception
"Thank you so much for playing on our special day and our entrance songs were perfect and even made a few people cry! I'm so sorry about the delays and confusion caused b...
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Peter Roese
Married in August 2019
September 2019
Wedding service and reception
"Thank you. We had a wonderful wedding day and the quartet really did add so much to the day and ambiance. We also received so many compliments, our guests really did enj...
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Amanda Fox
Wedding: August 2019
September 2019
Wedding service and reception
"Thank you so much 4Strings for making Camilla and Peter's wedding and reception unique and beautiful. Your music appealed to all ages and I'd highly recommend it to all ...
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Aneesa and James Trant
Married in September 2019
September 2019
Wedding ceremony and reception
"Thank you so much for playing at our special day and our entrance songs were perfect and even made a few people cry! I'm so sorry for the delays and confusion caused by ...
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Lyndsy Hancock
Wedding: August 2019
August 2019
Wedding and drinks reception Sopley Mill
'These talented musicians played at a wedding I went to recently. Hugely talented created a great atmosphere."
Location & Contact Details


Southsea, Hampshire, England

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What is your most memorable wedding?

We recently did a wedding in the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth where the wedding couple wanted the quartet to play music for a sing along. We have of course played hymns for a church wedding but this was a civil wedding ceremony. The music requested was 'Happy Together' by the Turtles. Despite our initial misgivings about this the sing along went down really well!!!

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Friendly, personal, professional, competitive, experienced.

What about your business are you most proud of?

We offer great music at an affordable price.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Don't leave booking the music for your wedding to the last minute, especially if your wedding is during the summer months.

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

Bespoke ceramic tile place settings for all the guests.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

From receiving your enquiry we will make contact and discuss your requirements and then provide you with a fee quotation. If this is acceptable we will issue a contract and then discuss the music that you would like to be played. If we don't have your favourite piece of music we will do our best to get a commercial arrangement, failing that we are able to provide an arranging service. Once all the details have been settled we will keep in touch and of course see you on the day!!

Which band from the past would you most like to have been part of?

Take That just love their music.