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 Suffolk
from £500. Based in Greater London
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...
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.
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 Suffolk
from £200. 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!
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 Suffolk
from £375. Based in Hertfordshire
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 Suffolk
from £400. Based in Greater London
Welcome to the Suffolk String Duo. 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 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 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 Suffolk String Duo has an extensive repertoire from classical through to pop, and should the song you want not be on our list we are able to arrange it for you.
The Suffolk String Duo is availa...
Delighted to help you with all of your musical requirements, I have been providing beautiful musical ambience to event's, wedding receptions and parties for many years in the most professional manner. I bring to you the highest Quality jazz and Swing as a solo artist with Backing Tracks or with piano "Dynamic Duo" or with my band "Swing Odyssey"Allow me to entertain you and your guest's with swinging sophisticated melodic music!Kevin and his "Swing Odyssey" have graced the circuit by performances at many of the top London restaurants and jazz venues, including the Bulls Head, 100 Club on Oxford Street, Pizza Express & Ronnie Scotts Jazz Clubs in London’s West End and additionally at numerous weddings, corporate events and private parties.His "Swing Odyssey" album 'Stardust" was acclaimed by Dave Gelly of the observer.... who noted "McMahon is an attractive new voice on the Tenor Saxophone. He is accompanied here by some of Britain's Finest Mus...
The Suffolk-based Scintillo String Quartet has gained an enviable reputation for providing professional live music of the highest standard for a wide variety of engagements including weddings, corporate events and concerts in venues throughout Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk, & Cambridgeshire.
Working as freelance musicians, between them the members of the quartet boast a wealth of musical experience, including performing with the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, the Iceni Ensemble, English Serenata, and live performances on BBC Radio 4 and at The Comedy Store in Leicester Square. Collectively, and to name but a few, members of the quartet have performed for HM The Queen & HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, HRH The Princess Royal, Boris Johnson, Tony Blair, Sir Colin Davis, Elgar Howarth, Lang Lang, Julian Lloyd-Webber, Annie Lennox, Jo Brand, Rich Hall, Loyd Grossman, Alistair Cook, David Yates, Griff Rhys Jones & Juliet Stevenson CBE.
We pride our...
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
Available in Suffolk
from £300. Based in Guildford
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.
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.
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 Suffolk
from £320. Based in Greater London
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 Suffolk
from £350. Based in Greater London
Choir and vocal ensemble Euphony Voices performs a capella or with organ/piano. Services include anything from a duo with backing tracks through to surprise singers and singing waiters.
We perform everything from Renaissance motets during a wedding service to barbershop, opera or show-tunes for a corporate event. We have special Christmas and children's programmes, and were the featured carol choir on Absolute FM's Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show live from Tower Hill in 2017.
Clients include IKEA, Guinness and World Travel Awards.
Interactive Children's Theatre Company offering small scale performing arts birthday parties and original shows for a family friendly audience. All our shows and parties include drama, dance and songs. We offer themed birthday parties, workshops and shows for birthdays, event, weddings and corporate entertaining.
We can also offer Pantomime and meet and greet characters
Available in Suffolk
from £150. Based in Letchworth Garden City
Experienced and lively sting quartet with extensive repertoire in a variety of musical genre. Arioso String Quartet is a lively, vibrant, experienced group of musicians based in Suffolk. Well established, with an excellent reputation, Arioso regularly play throughout Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire.
Arioso String Quartet was established around 1999 and have been playing together ever since. We have an extensive and diverse repertoire and we are happy to advise you on suitable music for your event.
Arioso have played at all of the major venues in East Anglia. We are highly recommended wherever we play, including such prestigious locations as Wherstead Park, Hintlesham Hall and Layer Marney Tower. We will often liase directly with events coordinators at your venue which helps reduce the work load involved in organising a big day.
A string quartet creates a fine welcoming atmosphere adding a touch of class and sophistication...
Jonny’s music creates an atmosphere similar to a 1930s Parisian café. The relaxed style makes him a perfect choice to provide background music at a wedding, café, restaurant, bar or private party with a European feel. Jonny is also just as comfortable playing on stage to several hundreds with his two bands Café Manouche and The Improvista Quartet.
As a child Jonny threw himself into playing the piano and songwriting, having grown up around music. He learnt to play the accordion at the age of 15 after discovering the music of Django Reinhardt and Tony Murena, who became his musical inspirations. Jonny has performed at hundreds of events all over the UK such as weddings, parties, festivals, Restaurant's, bars and for Celebrities at various events in London. He has also played on the BBC period drama 'Peaky Blinders’. In the gypsy jazz and swing circuit Jonny is considered to be one of the UK’s top accordionist, and has performed with musician...
The Merry Merry Christmas Carol Singing Trio give stunning performances for every kind of festive event imaginable. Our singers are all top graduates from The Guildhall School of Music, Royal Academy, Royal Collage of Music, Trinity, and The San Francisco Conservatory of Music and thus trained to give superb performances with the flexibility to fit any unique requests. We rehearse our extensive festive repertoire of traditional carols and fun seasonal songs in glorious a cappella harmony at the start of every season and perform for wedding ceremonies, drinks receptions, wedding dinners, corporate events, recordings and live functions. Start your event off perfectly with an instantly festive atmosphere with our singing to your guests as the arrive at your corporate event, dinner, party, festival or wedding.
Incognito Singers is founded by Soprano, Gemma Turner who has been performing at both weddings and corporate events for over 15 years.
For our Singing Waiter act we are proud to offer either 2, 3 or 4 singers to act as waiters competently serving you and your guests before making a short announcement and bursting into song with performances guaranteed to get everybody up on their feet and joining in!
We also offer our Classical Crossover ensemble "Opera Infusion", with either 2,3 or 4 singers giving you a show to remember with stunning crossover performances that fuse together the latest pop hit with a twist of Opera, we also include those Opera greats such as Nessun Dorma and Time to Say Goodbye.
Available in Suffolk
from £600.00. Based in Hertfordshire
Nominated for Best Folk and Country Act at the Radio 1 presented, 2016 Unsigned Music Awards, sisters Laura and Mary-Anne were born into a bluegrass family, with their father performing alongside Dolly Parton, and mother Kathy being a songwriter for over 30 years. They perform in vocal harmony with Mary-Anne also playing guitar and Laura on piano. A show will include Jazz from Laura's days singing on cruise ships, and at the 2011 New Orleans Jazz Festival, some ROCK from Mary-Anne's touring with a International Michael Jackson and Pink Floyd tributes, DANCE from writing for Ministry of Sound, where 'Solitary Confinement' and 'Scenario' made the top10 Dance charts and everything in between! Acoustic arrangements of songs can also be made for weddings, first dances, anniversaries and more...
WHAT TO EXPECT
Live, festival, folky mix of covers and originals, with piano, guitar, percussion, guest musicians - and lots of harmony singing...
Available in Suffolk
from £450. Based in Leicestershire
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 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.
Just a quick letter to thank you all for playing at our Wedding.
All our guests commented on how great you all were & particulally great vocals.
Every time i looked at the dancefloor it was packed full of people dancing & smiling.
Thank you for bearing with me & letting me play on the drums.
I was impressed with how you all managed to hold it together.
Chris was chuffed too as hes never seen me play before.
We will definitely be recommending your band to our friends & families for other Weddings & Parties.
Laura & Chris Hanks.
We just wanted to email you to say a huge thank you to you and your team for playing at our wedding on Saturday at Stowe House. You were all fantastic!!! So many of our guests really enjoyed your music and told us that they loved the fact that you do modern covers. Your music kept the atmosphere joyful and relaxed - it was absolutely perfect. Thank you for making our day so special. We will never forget it.
All the best,
Sabrina and Andrew – Bride and Groom 30th July 2016 Stowe House
Communication with Wes beforehand was easy and straightforward, we asked Wes to please learn three new songs for our ceremony to be played at different times which he was more than happy to do- and they sounded just perfect! The band was extremely professional with their equipment setup and made life super easy for the organisers. I couldn't have imagined better entertainment and would recommend to everyone.
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