The Best Local String Quartets for hire for your Festival

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You can easily hire local Festival String Quartets to perform the best live Festival music entertainment. You are welcome to search and find local String Ensembles to hire for your Festival.

Listed below are a small selection of hand-picked String Ensembles available to hire for your Festival. Looking for something else? Request the type of music you prefer and we will help you find the top String Quartets for your Festival entertainment!

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Live Music – Covers of well known songs

Classically trained, but perform and arrange music from many genres. Goal is to bring diverse music by a diverse group of musicians…

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During last year, string quartet performed in many concert halls and theatres and participated in important festival and concerts…

Live Music – Original music

Diverse ensemble, the quartet shares a unifying passion for chamber music and a desire to explore the repertoire of the string quartet…

Live Music – Covers of well known songs

Classical crossover band. We bring a magnetic energy to every performance and a vibe that is unconventional, unmatched, and unforgettable…

Live Music – Covers of well known songs

You’re in the right place if you’re looking for an electric string quartet show with wow-factor, exceptional visuals, musical awards and set versatility…

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Classical musicians available to hire as solo up to 8+ piece ensemble. With Violin, Cello, Harp, Flute, Trumpet, Strings, Piano, Organ…
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The Best Local string players for hire for your festival

It's very easy to find local string ensembles to hire for your festival!

Without exception, each and every event is special and there are thousands of string quartets to choose from. But, is it possible to hire top local festival string bands and how much does it cost? ACE Music Booking Agency is happy to provide you with free expert help and advice until you are ready to hire an amazing local musician at the right price.

It is important to find the best string player for hire for your festival to get the best out of your live music entertainment. We appreciate that you may not want to spend too much time to find the right festival string ensembles locally. We can provide you with a shortlist of the top musicians from our verified string bands network of great local live music to hire. You are welcome to ask the musicians your questions before hiring. When you place your 'Managed' booking request, you can use the ACE messaging system on your shortlist.

ACE Music Booking Agency’s string bands are able to provide world class entertainment. All able to perform to suit your entertainment needs.

How To Hire festival string players

It's easy and free to receive quotes and hire a local festival string quartets. Simply place your live music booking request and start receiving quotes for free! Whether you are looking to hire a new original solo musician for a small village gathering or a 10 piece “cover” band for a lavish function, ACE Music Booking Agency is ready and able to help.

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Different styles of music to fit your Festival entertainment perfectly

Just let us know what you have in mind and we will help you find the right string quartets to hire for your Festival.

There is a wide variety of local string quartets available. Also including 4 piece string ensembles and string duos / trios. These may be a great fit to hire for your Festival entertainment. You may also be interested in string duos, trios or quartets.

Truth is, there are many types of music artists available. Let us know what you are looking for, we will be able to help you find suitable string quartets.

Hire the best festival professional string players

The local string quartets can and do perform at many different types of events. The musicians to hire can be as subtle or energetic as you want them to be! The string quartets play popular covers from famous artists and themes. Interested in original music as well? You can easily select this when placing your booking request. You can also ask the musicians to customise their set-list to fit your event, and they would be happy to help.

It is always best to place your booking request. You can then choose from the live string bands available for your live music needs. Let us know about your Festival live music entertainment ideas, so we can help you find a fantastic musical entertainer for hire.

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Live music is a great way of providing memorable entertainment for your festival. As your entertainment agency, we will help you find the best musicians to fit your needs. Feel free to get in touch and ACE will help create live music entertainment to remember.

You can choose different styles of live performance string ensembles. Types of available include, 4 piece string ensembles and string duos / trios.. These are popular choices for weddings and events.

There are many different types of music acts available to hire. It is best to place your live music booking request and choose from the best live string ensembles. Booking live music entertainment for your festival is easy. Choose from string duos, trios or quartets.. All you need to do is to relax and enjoy the music.

Want to receive direct quotes from world class string ensembles available to hire? Your music of choice can be anything from solo saxophone to live party music. Either way the quotes you receive will be direct. The string ensembles are happy to work with you directly to make sure your event runs smoothly.

When you know exactly the type of music you want to book at your event, we are happy to help! Looking for something different? Feel free to let us know what you have in mind and we can find unique male/female string quartets for your festival.

What next?

The list of male/female string quartets displayed on this page is only a selection. New festival professional string players are added on to the ACE Music Booking Agency website every day. If you haven’t seen what you’re looking for yet, it’s best to place your booking request and you will be assigned a personal music booking agent. In addition to local male/female string quartets there are also many string ensembles all around the world that are willing to travel to perform at your event. Most professional male/female string quartets perform nationwide as well as worldwide. Especially if you are consider offering accommodation with your event, this may even lower their costs for you.

Searching for live entertainment can be confusing and time wasting. The live musical entertainers you finally decide on elsewhere, may not even be available for your date. We recommend placing your request with ACE and receiving accurate quotes from the available. The cover string ensembles on your shortlist will reserve your date for at least 7 days enabling the time for you to review, decide and make a booking.

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Help and Advice on Hiring festival professional string players

See below for frequently asked questions as well as help and advice when booking a festival string band. If your question is not displayed below, please feel free to get in touch. Happy to help!


How can I hire a local festival string band?

ACE makes it very easy to find the best local festival string band. Simply request the type of music you have in mind. Add some information on the event you are planning and ACE will do all the work for free!

ACE can find you great string ensembles to choose from for your booking. If you want more control, you are welcome to add more information on your booking request. This can help us find exactly what you are looking for.

Take control and get the amazing music you need for your festival.

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Why should I book live music for my festival?

Live music is a great way to add an extra special touch to any festival. There is nothing quite like a live string quartet for hire to bring an event to life. A great musician responds to the mood to deliver fantastic entertainment.

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How long do male/female string ensembles take to set-up for my festival?

Setting up time is based on the number of musicians involved. A solo acoustic musician can be ready within 30 minutes. A singer or small band can take up to an hour. Whereas a 10-piece function band for hire, with DJ service set up, may take up to 90 minutes or more. The time needed is to position the musicians on stage, prepare the equipment and sound-check.

If this is a special event with particular timings, they may need to arrive earlier. It is best to agree with the professional string ensemble about the time of arrival. This will allow them to prepare for your event. This should ideally be before your guests or patrons arrive.

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I need to cancel or change my string quartet booking. What should I do?

This is best done direct with live music artist you booked as soon as possible.

You can contact us or the professional string ensemble for hire you selected for the event. Please ensure you provide the professional string ensemble with as much notice as possible. They will want to be able to schedule another performance on the cancelled date to avoid any loss of earnings.

When you discuss the terms with your hired string quartet, please cover the cancellation details. Musicians are human-beings too. They will understand if you have a genuine reason for the cancellation. Let them know when you would like them to perform. They may need time to check calendars before confirming the rearrangement.

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What happens if the hired male/female string quartet cancels the booking?

If a male/female string quartet cancels, you will need to find a replacement male/female string quartet. Get in touch with us as soon as possible, as we have many string ensembles available at the last-minute for you.

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Can I see the string player perform live before booking?

All our string ensembles for hire are actively performing. The string player selected for your booking may be working in your local area. They may not be able to grant you access for private events. However, if it is a public event, pop along and have a listen.

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Is it possible to pick the songs the string quartet will perform for my festival?

You are welcome to discuss this with the string quartet you are booking for your festival. Some string ensembles for hire will work very hard on a particular series of songs. They would also link many songs together into a medley. These string ensembles to hire will have a routine to last the entire evening which they have perfected. Then it becomes very difficult for them to change the order of songs to include your choice. But, they may still be able to perform a special song for you. Other local male/female string quartets for hire will be happy to play any song you request. Providing you give them enough notice.

Many international male/female string quartets to hire travel the world with hundreds of songs in their repertoire. They will likely know the songs you like already! In both cases, don't be afraid to ask! It is important you get exactly the music you want at your event.

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How loud will the classical string quartet be?

The volume a classical string quartet performs is based on the type of instruments involved.

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Will the string bandbe suitable for sound limiters?

Having a sound limiter is something that should be discussed when booking your string band. However, many local string ensembles to hire have experience in working with sound limitations. They will be able to advise in detail.

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Do I need to provide anything for the string ensembles?

You are welcome to offer your chosen string ensembles anything included in your event planning. The string ensembles only need a space to perform and payment for their performance. The space they need is scalable based on the number of string ensembles in their line-up. The for hire have experience in everything they need and they can tell you in more detail.

The payment should be issued by prior arrangement. This is via a BACS transfer in the week leading up to the event, issued in cash at the end of the performance or payment via cheque as agreed.

ACE Music Booking Agency has a 'Managed' option. You can choose this for a secure and stress-free booking. ACE will handle communications and booking agreements as well as offering a secure online payment.

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What happens if I have a complaint about the string band?

If you have a complaint this should be raised as soon as possible with the string band themselves. The sooner a string band knows there is an issue the quicker they can rectify the problem if it is within their power to do so. A great way to avoid complaints is to use ACE Music Booking Agency's Managed booking option.

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How will the string quartet plan their performance for my festival?

Exactly as agreed! The string ensembles you selected will arrive as agreed, set-up and sound-check. They will then get ready for their performance. Once the music begins the string quartet you liked and hired for your festival will play for the agreed amount of time, taking a small break if required. At the end, they will pack up their equipment, and as agreed with you, accept payment and leave.

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What equipment will the professional string player provide?

All string ensembles to hire will supply the equipment they need to perform, unless provided by you. Have particular requests? It is best to discuss these with your hired professional string player. The local professional string player for hire will provide a suitable lighting and PA sound system, where needed, and enjoyable live music perfect for your festival.

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How much space will the string player need to perform?

Hiring a musician for your available space is very easy. You can tell us about the space you have and we will help you find the best local string ensembles for hire that are suitable. Don't forget to place your booking request where you can tell us all about your event.

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How long do string ensembles perform?

As long as agreed! Generally, perform in sections of 45 minutes to an hour. This is usually separated with a small break lasting around 5 to 15 minutes. So if you want your string player to perform across 3 hours, they will play for 45 minutes 3 times. Some string ensembles performing across 2 hours, would play for 45 minutes, take a 15-minute break then play for the whole last hour. There are also string ensembles that when asked to perform across 3 hours will do that without a break! You can discuss and agree how long you want your string player to perform their music sets and break duration.

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Can I tailor my music act's performance?

The local string ensembles available to hire are happy to discuss any ways they can provide the best performance for your festival. You may want particular songs performed at particular times or make announcements. Feel free to let the string ensembles know exactly what you would like to change or add. Especially if you plan to have them swinging from the chandeliers!

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How much does it cost to hire a local string player?

Local string ensembles can cost between $/£/€200 and $/£/€3000. Popular professional original or cover string ensembles may have a minimum fee of $/£/€10000. On average, most solo singers, musicians or DJs will cost $/£/€350; small bands $/£/€750; function bands $/£/€2500. It also matters for how long you want the string player to perform for your festival and if there are any extra requirements. You can detail what you have in mind on your booking request. ACE Music Booking Agency will find the best festival professional string players for hire to fit your budget. So you can rest assured you will be able to afford the string ensembles on your shortlist.

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What happens if a string ensemble becomes ill?

Illness is something all string ensembles for hire are prepared for. This means another string ensemble stepping in for your festival. The replacement string ensemble will be well versed in the music that the initial string ensemble performs. You will be unlikely to hear any difference, although they may appear different. If the string ensemble is unable to provide a replacement, ACE will be available to help you hire another string ensemble of similar quality.

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Do all music artists perform live?

The will perform live but not all shows are completely live. Some string ensembles use musical backing tracks to perform with a larger sound. For example, a soloist may use a backing track accompaniment. Feel free to discuss your preferences with the string ensemble. Even some world famous music artists use backing tracks!

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Can the string ensembles play different styles of music?

Popular variety are happy to perform music across many genres and decades. Speciality artists prefer to focus their music on a particular style. Feel free to tell us what style of music you want your string ensemble to perform for your festival.

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How do I hire a string ensemble?

Simply place your booking request for the type of music you prefer and receive price quotes from the best local string ensembles for hire!

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