The Echo String Quartet is a string quartet based in the North-West of England, formed at Paul McCartney’s prestigious music college ‘The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts’. The ensemble is made up of section leaders from The Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and LIPA graduates.
Since forming, the quartet have played on Channel 4's Hollyoaks and played VIP events for Liverpool Football Club. They have also performed at multiple weddings and events, in venues including St George’s Hall, The Metropolitan Cathedral, The Royal Liver Building and many more. They also played for The Telegraph's Cruise & Travel Exhibition 2015.
The quartet’s repertoire features a selection of classical, jazz and pop favourites, and includes original arrangements. The quartet have performed live with various bands & artists in Liverpool, including at Threshold Festival. They have also recorded backing strings for artists in Grammy-award winning Parr Street Studios.