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.
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£250
Details

Style of Music

Reception Music
Acoustic
Classical
Drinks / Cocktails Music
Pop / Rock
Jazz
Ceremony Music

Primary Instrument(s)

Violin
Strings
Other Instruments

Learn New Songs
Take Requests

Type of Performer(s) or Business

Ensemble / Group
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 www.4stringsquartet.com, 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.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2012
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
4
Reviews
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James and Megan Salisbury
Married in November 2019
June 2016
Wedding reception (String Duo)
"Thank you both for playing such a lovely repertoire of music, I know all our guests thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere that you guys added! It was so lovely to walk into the room and hear you playing. I hope you can now take a well earned rest! All the best, James & Megan."
Jamie and Charlotte Brooks
Married in October 2019
June 2016
Wedding ceremony and drinks reception
"4Strings Quartet played at our wedding this weekend at Sopley Mill and were absolutely incredible. All of our guests commented on how amazing they were and my wife and I were disappointed that we didn't get to listen to more of you!! Thank you so much for being part of our special day."
Adam and Michelle Simmonds
Married in October 2019
June 2016
Wedding ceremony and reception
"Thank you so much for your fantastic performance at our wedding on Saturday. You guys were really great and everyone commented on how much they enjoyed your music!"
Laura Crago (The Bride)
Married in September 2019
June 2016
Wedding ceremony and reception
​"Thank you so much! You made the day so special for us both."
Valerie Thompson
Wedding: September 2019
June 2016
Wedding ceremony and reception
"Thoroughly enjoyed listening to you all"
Charlene Wyld
Married in September 2019
June 2016
Wedding ceremony and reception
"Thank you ever so much for playing at our wedding day! The music was fabulous and all my guests said how wonderful it was to hear the songs in the sunshine! Highly recommend you all to play at any wedding!"
Location & Contact Details

Address

Southsea, Hampshire, England

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FAQ
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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.