Giardino Strings was founded in 2000 by David Giardino who studied under Italy’s leading violinists Riccardo Brengola at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena and Alberto Fiore at the Conservatoire in Rome. David has extensive professional experience and his credits include Rome Opera House, London Concert Orchestra, Birmingham Royal Ballet, London Soloists, Cunard Cruise Liners and he is also a session musician for the BBC.
Giardino Strings is a distinguished ensemble composed of highly regarded professional musicians who have played extensively in concert halls across Europe. The group specialises in professional music engagements, weddings, corporate and Bollywood events, parties and Jewish celebrations including Bar Mitzvahs and weddings. The group is especially versatile and can perform as a solo, duo, trio, quartet, quintet, sextet, octet or chamber orchestra depending on your request or budget requirements. The group’s repertoire of strin...
Trifonics is an outstanding flute and strings trio with unimaginable performance skills. Being in the UK's premier league of classical musicians, these three ladies have performed on stages all around the world. Not only is this trio what you would imagine a classical performance to be, Trifonics have a specialist skill in being able to sing, dance and interact whilst playing bringing a classical music to a new level. Brought together by meeting whilst busking in the historic Covent Garden, Trifonics have performed regularly in venues around London including 'Villa Di Geggiano' - Chiswick where their rendition of the Can-Can went down a storm. "It was something quite outstanding to watch them dance the Can-Can whilst playing so in tune, including the cellist!" - Elizabeth Rennie. Trifonics also have an extensive repertoire of background music where the harmonious melodies of the flute and strings serenade quietly in the background while people...
Available in Kent
from £200. Based in Greater London
London ceilidh band The Spring Heeled Jacks is an exciting five-piece band delivering healthy doses of energising dance tunes from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and beyond. Drawn from a number of experienced dance musicians and callers, The Spring Heeled Jacks are guaranteed to make your event a memorable one.
From foot-stomping jigs to elegant waltzes, their repertoire draws on both traditional tunes and their own compositions, with a style and rhythm which is irresistibly danceable. Whether you're looking for a traditional Scottish wedding ceilidh, a fun birthday party English barn dance or even a Welsh twmpath for your community fundraisers, the Spring Heeled Jacks would love to hear from you. We are a London ceilidh band but are happy to travel.
London Jazz Band:
A collective of multi-instrumentalists, able to provide an array of options catered to your event - Their repertoire consists of 1920s/30s jazz and vintage hits.
Starting from a trio and then working up to a swingin' band option - The Night and Day Collective are the perfect addition to any event looking for a splash of vintage/jazzy atmosphere!
Wedding reception drinks
Evening entertainment for Weddings
Available in Kent
from £400. Based in Greater London
The Stretto Quartet is a sought-after ensemble for social events, corporate functions and weddings, in London and further afield.
They are happy to travel to your event, and will bring with them their professional approach, reliability, flexibility and sense of fun.
If you are looking to find a string quartet consisting of four individually talented players who combine to perform with a considerable flair and zest, this is the string quartet for you.
The four members of the Stretto Quartet first worked together during a tour of Chennai, India. Three members of the group toured China together, and two studied in the USA before meeting their Canadian violinist. Though clearly well-travelled, they have also individually appeared in Phantom of the Opera in the West End, on screen in the film of Les Miserables, and with the Welsh National Opera.
They enjoy playing all styles of music, from Mozart to Michael Jackson, and convey their...
Available in Kent
from £500. Based in Greater London
The Lollipops are a professional vintage inspired vocal trio, with a passion for the music and the fashion of the era! The group cover a wide range of repertoire from the 1940s up to the 60s and also cover 70s - modern songs with authentic 3 part harmony arrangements. The Lollipops formed through their love of harmonies. Bound the please the crowd with their authentic choreography, close sweet harmonies and fantastic outfits. They take inspiration from artists such as The Andrew Sisters, The Puppini Sisters, The Chordettes, The Shirelles, That Marvelettes, Bette Midler and many more! They are available for a variety of events such as weddings, birthday parties and private functions, and deliver a fantastic and enjoyable experience with a nostalgic and vintage twist!
The Grosvenor brass ensemble, availble as either a brass quintet (2trumpets/horn/trombone & tuba) ideal for weddings to play the bride into the church & the newly weds out to your choice of music i.e. Mendlessohn 's wedding march or Stanley's trumpet tune and to play your choice of hymn's and music whilst signing the register!
Or as a larger 10 piece for concerts.
To play fanfares and or entertaining background music for your event!
Surrey wedding band The Winklepickers. Providing live music entertainment that will really get your event going.
By offering options of booking a solo guitarist with vocals for a more relaxed atmosphere through to a lively quintet that will add a spark to your special day, The Winklepickers give you the unique ability to tailor your musical entertainment for your specific needs.
The Winklepickers are available in the following formats:
[These prices are for 2 hours of live music divided to suit your requirements, background music through the sound system during breaks and the learning of a first dance song just for you]
Solo (guitar and vocals) for £300
Duo (guitar and vocals with double bass) for £500
Trio (guitar and vocals, bass and drums) for £800
Quartet (guitar and vocals, bass, drums with keyboard or saxophone) for £1000
Quintet (guitar and vocals, bass, drums, saxophone and keyboard) for £1200
Monika Ramstein on vocals, Steve Ashworth on keyboard and Shura Greenberg on bass, make up this fantastic, versatile trio.
Having performed at some of London's top music venues, such as Ronnie Scotts, Hideaway and Jazz after Dark, and performing at countless parties and functions, this trio will make any event a special occasion. Whether you require soothing background jazz/soul or upbeat funky tunes to boogie the night away, this trio will deliver an unforgettable experience, they can also provide a duo/quartet or quintet. This super talented trio specialize in providing laid back jazz/soul for the first part of your event, whilst the guests mingle, chat and have drinks, then the second half, getting the crowd on their feet to dance the night away. With a varied repertoire there is something for everyone and they are always happy to cater for special requests.
Available in Kent
from £350. Based in Greater London
Jennifer is a versatile singer who enjoys singing a wide range of repertoire. Trained classically, her pure voice suits classical, choral and folk song, however she also really loves to sing jazz standards with her jazz trio. She's also known to add a bit of violin into the mix for those who request it!
Jennifer sings across the country as well as further afield. Her most memorable performances have been at Winchester prison, on HMS President with views of the Thames and the Shard, Theatrium Wilhelmstraßenfest in Wiesbaden, the Lerner Theatre in Indiana and Westminster Abbey. Jennifer holds a monthly residency at Il Vesuvio in Tunbridge Wells, where she and Lianna Jeffery perform as voice & piano cabaret duo Lyrae. She also sings dinner jazz with pianist Noel Bannister, as part of close harmony group the Vintage Cats, with visiting cathedral choirs the Oriana Singers and the King Charles Singers, and the Eton College Lower Chapel Choir for ...
Available in Kent
from £120. Based in Tunbridge Wells
The Amazing Singing Waiters are stunning, highly entertaining, professional classically trained singers, soloists and ensemble performers. The hugely popular Singing Waiters Duo, Trio and four voice acts, Operatic Wedding Soloists, and bespoke ensembles in Trio, Quartet or larger choir formats.
We are a well established London based ensemble who have been performing together successfully for over a decade throughout the UK and abroad, though we also regularly audition young talented singers fresh from the Guildhall, Royal College of Music, Royal Academy and Trinity to keep our performances fresh and youthful.
Available in Kent
from £320. Based in Greater London
The Tom Belbin Trio comprises three of the top jazz musicians from the south of the UK. With Tom Belbin on Sax, Ian Mayes on Bass and Rich Carter on Drums, these experienced musicians have collectively performed up and down the country at a whole host of venues and events. The Tom Belbin Trio can provide the perfect sound to suit your occasion with an ever-expanding repertoire of Jazz and Swing classics. Whether it’s a relaxing Jazz set to accompany wedding drinks or an all singing, all dancing show, the Tom Belbin Trio really can cater for everyone. An option to add a singer is also available if you wanted to add that extra something! So get in touch today to find out more about the Tom Belbin Trio!
D&L Acoustic Duo are a dynamic duo available to hire for all kinds of events. They also offer Duncan as a solo fingerstyle guitarist.
Made of singer Lizzy and guitarist Duncan Howlett they play a wide variety of acoustic arrangements of classic & contemporary songs. Lizzy & Duncan have a vast experience in the music industry having studied, performed & taught for many years in a variety of different projects.
The pair met when they moved to Brighton to study at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music and have been working together ever since. They played in some of Brighton’s best original bands, including the 8 piece original funk band The Grand Majestic who played at many prestigious venues & events including supporting The Brand New Heavies at Brighton’s Komedia, the Californian funk legends Breakestra at Brighton’s Concorde 2 & playing at London’s Lovebox Music Festival.
They have worked as an acoustic covers duo for many years en...
London's highest spirited,
all swingin' and dancing swing jazz orchestra!
The Silver Ghosts are a 7 piece swing ensemble performing numbers that evoke the hot, breathless and high spirited dance gigs of the 1920s, 30s & 40s.
"their musical craft (not to mention showmanship) is nothing less than a 101% convincing... What a delightful and dazzling night out", 5 stars - Making Music
Why choose us?
The ensemble, whose upbeat performances have previously effected exhilarating 'Boardwalk Empire/Gatsby' style atmospheres at Ronnie Scott's, The Savoy, The 100 Club, and The Royal Albert Hall, offer you the opportunity to put on their upbeat experience at your own event.
The competitively priced lineup can pare down to a 5 piece or scale up to an 9 piece to suit your requirements and budget. It is the 7 piece septet that is the standard killer lineup, raising smiles with an authentic sound and quirky numbers like 'Busy Line', 'You're Driving ...
The Celli Quartet is an exciting all-female cello ensemble, unique as a string quartet in its four-cello line-up. Based in London and Brighton, performing gorgeous music from classical to pop for corporate events, weddings and recitals, the four cellists create a beautiful rich sound that goes beyond background music, playing with style, energy and passion.
Also hireable as a Celli Duo, or Solo Cello with backing amp for smaller events.
The Crystal Palace String Quartet was founded by graduates of Britain's top music colleges. Their shared passion for chamber music has allowed them to acquire an extensive repertoire and to gain experience in providing live music for all kinds of events, ranging from weddings, civil partnerships, parties and corporate functions to band music, sessions, and TV. Their repertoire ranges from baroque to pop and covers nearly every imaginable genre in between. The Crystal Palace String Quartet can be booked as a duo, trio or quartet.
City String Ensemble is a stylish string ensemble who add a touch of class to your wedding, drinks reception or corporate event.
City String Ensemble are a stunning group of musicians who provide entertainment at all events. We are a string ensemble with a difference - the repertoire list features all your classical favourites, but we are not afraid to try something new!
You can expect to hear original, quirky arrangements of songs from musicals and films, swing classics, and modern pop songs. Check out our extensive repertoire - and if you have any other songs you'd like the group to perform for you, get in touch and we'll see what we can do!
We perform completely acoustically and are able to entertain your guests indoors or outdoors, provided there is suitable cover. We usually ensemble perform as a quartet but we are also available as a trio or duo, depending on space and budget.
We can entertain your guests fo...
The Ealing String Quartet is formed from graduates of from the Royal College of Music. As young, dynamic professionals, their ability to perform at the highest level has led them to play at high profile events in venues including Clarence House, Kensington Palace, Lambeth Palace, the Saatchi Gallery, and for clients such as John Lewis, Barclays Capital Connect, Grossmith perfumes and Coutts & Co. They also perform regularly in the Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery and recently appeared on the Andrew Marr Show.
They also have performed extensively for wedding’s all over the country including venues as the Royal Opera House, Syon Park, Great Fosters, Notley Abbey, Ritz and Lanesborough Hotel.
Individually, each member is rapidly making their mark on the London music scene, playing with many of the top orchestras, pop artist, recording and filming for Sony, the BBC and performing at concert venues around the UK.
The Ealing String Quartet ...
Tirelessly grooving through the night, this kinetic five piece band are perfect for all your events. Soul in the Belfry fuse Soul, R&B, Funk and Disco classics with a sublime selection of modern Pop songs.
The internationally acclaimed band provide professional and high quality entertainment for weddings, birthday parties, corporate and festive events, catered specifically for your individual requirements.
The trans-euro collective of musicians formed in 2016, comprising of vocalist Martina Ibrahim, guitarist Matteo Busti, keyboardist Tim Gardner, bassist Vassilis Lazouras and drummer Filippo Galli, will animate any crowd with their energetic performances.
Guaranteed to make your feet move!
Available in Kent
from £1000. Based in Greater London
Bowfiddle is an all female ensemble which specializes in classical and light music entertainment for weddings, functions, corporate events, parties and concerts. The group can be hired as a String Quartet, a Trio (violin, viola and cello), a Duo (violin and cello) or can be expanded into a small string orchestra comprising of eight musicians. Presentation can be formal or more relaxed; co ordinated ball gowns, evening wear or smart casual.Bowfiddle has performed at a wide range of prestigious venues such as Buckingham Palace, Blenheim Palace, Goodwood House, Spencer House, Wallace Collection, Claridges, Woburn Abbey and many top London hotels. The players have worked with the likes of Joan Armatrading, Take That, Alesha Dixon, Spice Girls, Shirley Bassey, Madonna, Peter Gabriel to name a few; and on another note The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Opera, Moscow City Ballet; plus West End shows Matilda, Gho...
Available in Kent
from £375. Based in Hertfordshire
SingSong Club is the latest event to hit East London's night life, somewhere between live karaoke and a full band, the SingSong Club's sing along events turn any occasion into a party. With guests encouraged to bring an instrument, percussion, or voice, the night takes shape from the ever evolving songlist, projected complete on the big screen with chord changes and lyrics.
Pick a song from a huge selection of classics and go it alone, or be guided by the SingSong Club acoustic band. Everyone can join in and anyone can be a star. SingSongClub are available for public and private events, all ages welcome.
We are a London based brass quartet of professional musicians specialising in oompah music and popular classics with a German feel.
Whether you need a band for a wedding, birthday party or just a general 'knees up', then we are the band for you.
We get the crowd going with audience interaction playing classics from artists such as Adele, Tom Jones, S Club 7 and Robbie Williams.
Don't hesitate to contact us.
Get Gospel are an outstanding group of singers who love everything gospel and soul. Finalists in BBC Gospel Choir Of The Year 2015, they pride themselves in creative arrangements that that bring an up-to-date feel to amazing music from the last 5 decades, with a repertoire that spans classic and contemporary gospel tunes, to their own versions of pop songs and old hymns. The members of Get Gospel have individually worked with incredible artists such as Stevie Wonder, Gorillaz, Candi Staton, Gareth Malone, Jocelyn Brown, Pixie Lott, The Guillemots, Shlomo’s Vocal Orchestra, Muyiwa and Riversongz, Michael Ball and Keane among many others. You’ll love their modern take on well known tunes and their uplifting gospel flavour on today’s hits. With years of experience on stage and in the corporate and wedding world, you can trust Get Gospel to deliver a performance to make every event sparkle with life.
Ariella Strings were the perfect special touch to our day. Having them play as I walked down the aisle was stunning and so effective. They were the ideal backdrop to the day. If you are looking for live music, Ariella Strings come highly recommended. I must also mention how easy to deal with both Cheryl and John were leading up to the big day.
Hannah and Michael
Hi Jules, I just wanted to say thanks so much to you and the guys for last night, you were amazing! Everyone has said how much they enjoyed your set which is great to hear.
I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and I will keep you posted on 2017, thanks Jules, all the best, Chris
Prostate Cancer UK Christmas Concert, 1st Dec 2016
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