Hire A String Quartet

Is there a greater choice of ensemble for your wedding than a string quartet? Many would argue there is not. From classical to pop, jazz to Bollywood, the sheer range and variety of the repertoire for many string quartets is truly staggering. If you are concerned about the price, have you asked your preferred group if they perform as a string trio or even a string duo? Trios in particular can be a great way to save a bit of money and while the quartet is the ideal version, you are likely to achieve the same effect with a trio. Take a look at some of the wonderful string ensembles above and enjoy their sample recordings.

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Music Students for Hire
£175 - £1,500

Music Students for Hire

The UK’s Number 1 provider of young musicians for functions and events. Lau...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Northern String Quartet
£395 - £795

Northern String Quartet


String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Encore - Outstanding Wedding Musicians
£100 - £500
per head

Encore - Outstanding Wed...

Encore has the UK's largest selection of musicians, bands, singers and DJs. ...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Passion with Strings
£200 - £600

Passion with Strings

A young experienced chamber group performing classical, popular, film and jazz...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Alive Network Entertainment Agency
£250 - £2,500
per head

Alive Network Entertainm...

For the UK's best wedding and party bands and entertainers for private events ...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Musicians Inc.
£200 - £3,000
per head

Musicians Inc.

Musicians Inc is an exclusive music and entertainment agency specialising in c...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Arta String Quartet
£350 - £800

Arta String Quartet

Over the past decade Arta String Quartet have established themselves as Scotla...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - earcandy
£450 - £5,000


Exclusive Live Bands, String Quartets, DJs and Harpists by earcandy - designed...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Live Music Quotes
£250 - £3,000

Live Music Quotes

Live Music Quotes is the place to find quality musicians and DJs for your even...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Aderyn String Quartet
£400 - £800

Aderyn String Quartet

Four talented musicians bringing together passion and experience to add a touc...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Eden Valley Music
£250 - £600
per head

Eden Valley Music

For that extra touch of elegance and style, why not choose some beautiful baro...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Leos Strings
£400 - £700

Leos Strings

Available to hire across the UK as String Quartet, Trio, Duo & alongside a...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Opus String Quartet
£400 - £500

Opus String Quartet

Young and vibrant string quartet available for weddings with an extensive repe...

String Quartet Hire | Weddings - Vyne String Quartet
£425 - £650

Vyne String Quartet

One of the UK’s most sought after string quartets.

About Hire A String Quartet

Remember to ask for their repertoire lists and feel free to request specific songs, they can usually can these arranged for a small fee. Also worth noting that most string players require cover from the elements if playing outdoors.

Some wedding venues request that the musicians provide Public Liability Insurance and most musicians who play regularly at events will do. Try and get your string quartet to arrive 20-30 minutes before they are due to start playing even though it will only take them 5-10 minutes to set up. Musicians are always better value for money the longer you book them for. If you're thinking of hiring them for 1 hour to cover the ceremony, the chances are that a hour booking won't cost you too much more and that way you can get them to play for your wedding reception too.

Some of our favourite pieces for string quartet include Pachelbel's Canon in D, Dvorak's Humoresque and Schubert's Ave Maria (especially if the ceremony is in a church!). We have also heard some great arrangements of Guns 'n' Roses "Sweet Child of Mine" and "Somebody Told Me" by The Killers. The Game of Thrones theme tune is always a winner too!