Frequently asked questions
we select a quartet or a trio.
A string quartet covers the parts more fully than
a trio and has a warmer sound. The
difference in volume is negligible so your choice
should be based on the sound you prefer.
Listen to each and select the one you like
best! A string trio makes a beautiful sound
and is a popular selection as well and is slightly
lower in cost. (more
|| quartet studio
How do the
Dress code is formal concert attire,
Black and white.
How much time do
we need for a wedding?
Every wedding is different, usually:
prelude music as guests
arrive. (15-30 min.)
exit of bridal party, postlude, music during
and or drinks after ceremony (1/2 -1 hour)
reception (1-3 hours)
What do you
require to perform?
The quartet requires only 4 upright
chairs, without arms, and access to AC power.
Do you play
Yes we do.
Do you play the
Yes. Often the cocktail hour or whole
dinner/reception as well as the
What if wedding
and reception are in two different
locations? Does it cost more?
Our charges are based on the length of the
engagement from the beginning of the prelude to
the end. There are no additional fees to
Do we need a PA
Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Click
sound system for more information.
If you are having an outdoor event you should be sure your
planner knows you have a string ensemble, and that they are
seated close to your guests.
you usually play wedding rehearsals.
Normally the quartet does
not come to rehearsals. The ensemble is very experienced
and the expense of a rehearsal is usually not warranted.
Cost for a rehearsal (4 people) is $500.00 minimum. Time
beyond the initial 2 hours is billed at $200.00/ hour.
What for of payment do
We require a $100.00 deposit with the performance
agreement to hold your date. Payment may be
made by cash (in person), or by check.
soon do we need to book the
you to book as early as is feasible.
Popular dates fill quickly. We can often
accommodate a last minute emergency, so don't
hesitate to call if you get in a bind.