The Best Local String Quartets for hire for your Wedding Reception

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

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

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The Best Local classical string ensembles for hire for your wedding reception

It's very easy to find local string quartets to hire for your wedding reception!

Without exception, each and every event is special and there are thousands of classical string quartets to choose from. But, is it possible to hire top local wedding reception string players 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 quartet for hire for your wedding reception 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 wedding reception professional string quartets locally. We can provide you with a shortlist of the top musicians from our verified professional 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 wedding reception male/female string players

It's easy and free to receive quotes and hire a local wedding reception string bands. 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 Wedding Reception entertainment perfectly

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

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 Wedding Reception 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 bands.

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The local string bands 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 bands 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 Wedding Reception 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 wedding reception. 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 quartets. 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 quartets. Booking live music entertainment for your wedding reception 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 quartets 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 quartets 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 players for your wedding reception.

What next?

The list of male/female string players displayed on this page is only a selection. New wedding reception string ensembles 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 players there are also many string quartets all around the world that are willing to travel to perform at your event. Most professional male/female string players 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 quartets 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 wedding reception string ensembles

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


How can I hire a local wedding reception string quartet?

ACE makes it very easy to find the best local wedding reception string quartet. 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 quartets 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 wedding reception.

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Why should I book live music for my wedding reception?

Live music is a great way to add an extra special touch to any wedding reception. There is nothing quite like a live male/female 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 classical string players take to set-up for my wedding reception?

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 string quartet 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 male/female 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 string quartet for hire you selected for the event. Please ensure you provide the string quartet 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 male/female 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 ensemble cancels the booking?

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

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Can I see the classical string quartet perform live before booking?

All our string quartets for hire are actively performing. The classical string quartet 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 male/female string band will perform for my wedding reception?

You are welcome to discuss this with the male/female string band you are booking for your wedding reception. Some string quartets for hire will work very hard on a particular series of songs. They would also link many songs together into a medley. These string quartets 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 players for hire will be happy to play any song you request. Providing you give them enough notice.

Many international male/female string players 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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Will the wedding male/female string band for hire perform a first dance song request?

As an established live music booking agency, we never came across a wedding male/female string band that will not play a song for your first dance.

You should bear in mind the type of song you have requested and the style of the wedding male/female string band you have chosen. Some local talents may not fit the music style.

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How loud will the string band be?

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

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Will the professional string ensemblebe suitable for sound limiters?

Having a sound limiter is something that should be discussed when booking your professional string ensemble. However, many local string quartets 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 quartets?

You are welcome to offer your chosen string quartets anything included in your event planning. The string quartets only need a space to perform and payment for their performance. The space they need is scalable based on the number of string quartets 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 professional string ensemble?

If you have a complaint this should be raised as soon as possible with the professional string ensemble themselves. The sooner a professional string ensemble 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 player plan their performance for my wedding reception?

Exactly as agreed! The string quartets 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 player you liked and hired for your wedding reception 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 band provide?

All string quartets 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 band. The local professional string band for hire will provide a suitable lighting and PA sound system, where needed, and enjoyable live music perfect for your wedding reception.

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How much space will the classical string ensemble 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 quartets 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 quartets 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 classical string ensemble to perform across 3 hours, they will play for 45 minutes 3 times. Some string quartets 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 quartets that when asked to perform across 3 hours will do that without a break! You can discuss and agree how long you want your classical string ensemble to perform their music sets and break duration.

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Can I tailor my music act's performance?

The local string quartets available to hire are happy to discuss any ways they can provide the best performance for your wedding reception. You may want particular songs performed at particular times or make announcements. Feel free to let the string quartets 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 classical string ensemble?

Local string quartets can cost between $/£/€200 and $/£/€3000. Popular professional original or cover string quartets 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 classical string ensemble to perform for your wedding reception 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 wedding reception string ensembles for hire to fit your budget. So you can rest assured you will be able to afford the string quartets on your shortlist.

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What happens if a string quartet becomes ill?

Illness is something all string quartets for hire are prepared for. This means another string quartet stepping in for your wedding reception. The replacement string quartet will be well versed in the music that the initial string quartet performs. You will be unlikely to hear any difference, although they may appear different. If the string quartet is unable to provide a replacement, ACE will be available to help you hire another string quartet 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 quartets 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 quartet. Even some world famous music artists use backing tracks!

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Can the string quartets 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 quartet to perform for your wedding reception.

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How do I hire a string quartet?

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

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