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Toscana Strings is a string quintet (quartet with double bass) specialising in playing for weddings and events. Beautiful music for special occasions. We play everything from Mozart to Coldplay!
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£500
Details

Primary Instrument(s)

Strings

Style of Music

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

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Type of Performer(s) or Business

Other Type of Performer
Ensemble / Group
Full Description
Toscana Strings is a vibrant string quintet comprising two violins, viola, cello and double bass. With the addition of the double bass our sound is richer and our repertoire more varried than the traditional string quartet. All five of us are conservatoire-trained professional musicians. We play everything from traditional classical orchestral music to contemporary music (and anything in-between!) and tailor our repertoire to event organisers' specifications, making their event as special and unique as possible. Playing together for over fifteeen years, we have gained an excellent reputation for the quality of our playing and the communication leading up to the events. Regular clients include Birmingham's Town Hall and Symphony Hall, Events Unlimited, Eversheds and University of Birmingham with venues ranging from Birmingham's Council House and Blenheim Palace to marquees in the grounds of private estates. We have played for private dinners for 30 guests, to wedding ceremonies and receptions for over 200.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Sophie
Thank you for visiting Toscana Strings page. If you are thinking about having some live music during your wedding day please get in touch. We can discuss how we can make your day even more special and incorporate any personal music choices to the proceedings. We can play for any part of the day and are happy to move from one venue to another. We are not an agency and do not out source any part of our playing. This means our playing is of a very high standard and once we are booked we're booked!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2001
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
5
Reviews
(18)
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Sue
Married in June 2019
October 2016
Their music is truly beautiful
Toscana Strings performed at our wedding. They played as our guests arrived at the church and also during our reception. They are so very talented and really helped with making our day perfect. So many lovely comments from our guests. Sophie is very organised and gave advice when we needed it. We cannot recommend Toscana Strings enough, their music is truly beautiful. Thankyou so much again guys
Emma and Mark
Married in May 2019
October 2016
They are 100% worth the investment.
We are so pleased that Toscana Strings were able to play at our wedding earlier this month. From the first point of contact Sophie was amazing; so responsive and accommodating of requests and questions and even sourcing music if it wasn’t already in their repertoire to ensure we could have exactly what we wanted. On the day, they really added to the atmosphere and the music played during our ceremony was perfect. Our guests loved listening to the range of music and Toscana Strings were a beautiful element of our drinks reception, even taking requests. We can’t imagine having had our big day without them playing and urge anyone considering booking to do so!! They are 100% worth the investment. Thank you for making our special day even more special! xx
Chloe
Married in September 2018
October 2016
Something we will not forget!
We got married a couple of weeks ago and Toscana strings played at the church and marquee reception afterwards!! They really were amazing, we had so many compliments about how good they were and really made the day extra special - very helpful from the start even though we were a late booking. So thank you again ladies! Something we will not forget!! Xx
Samantha
Married in August 2018
October 2016
truly beautiful and will stay with us forever
Toscana Strings played at our wedding on the 18th August 2018. They were amazing! The music played throughout the ceremony and wedding was truly beautiful and will stay with us forever. We have had so many of our guests comment on how brilliant Toscana Strings are! Completely professional and friendly from booking to performance. Thank you for making our day!
Claire
Married in August 2018
October 2016
They were truly excellent!
Toscana Strings played at our wedding in July. They were truly excellent! ‘The Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba’, as we walked up to sign the registers in church, made my hairs stand on end! We requested classical music for the reception afterwards at Hampton Manor. The music slipped effortlessly into the background with our guests, yet oozed elegance and sophistication. Everyone commented on how well they played and how nice the ladies were. Thank you so much for making our special day perfect.
Jessica
Married in August 2018
October 2016
recommend them to anyone for a WOW factor!
Toscana Strings played at our wedding on 28th July! They were amazing and played beautifully during our service and reception! We had lots of lovely feedback about them from our guests too! We would recommend them to anyone for a WOW factor!
Location & Contact Details

Address

Bewdley, Worcestershire, England

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FAQ
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What is your most memorable wedding?

All weddings are memorable. They are very special days and we love making the day unique and being part of the magic!

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Professional, unique, acoustic, melodic, friendly

What about your business are you most proud of?

We play music at ceremonies and wedding receptions that has a special meaning and place in couples hearts, that identifies them as individuals and as a couple. We are not an agency so when we discuss the music you want, we are the ones that will be playing it.

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

Enjoy every minute :-)

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

Having Toscana Strings play a special song/piece of music that a couple has chosen!

Describe your typical process with a couple.

A couple will contact us (usually email, phone call or via Facebook). We discuss ideas and if we are available. If the couple are happy and want to book us we ask for a £100 deposit. We confirm the booking with a letter of agreement stating everything we have discussed so far. Communication does not end there....when ever a couple has a question they get in touch and we answer all questions as soon as we can (usually within a few hours). Two weeks before the big day we ask for the remainder of the fee and a final letter of agreement is sent to you with the final details. On the day relax(!) and enjoy us serenading you and your guests.