String Quartets are an extremely popular choice to hire for weddings (with corporate events following a close second!). They are typically comprised of two violin players, a viola player and cellist. String quartets are often booked to play during the wedding ceremony and during the drinks reception.

Many string quartets are have developed their classical repertoire to offer versions of modern rock and pop songs. Now you can hear all of the classics including Mozart, Beethoven, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky as well as Adele, The Arctic Monkeys and even Metallica.

Below are some of our favourite string quartets on the Headliner platform. For a frequently updated list of string quartets for hire, please visit here.


Hailing as either a string quartet or a trio, Keats Quartet play a delightful mixture of classical and modern music. Based in London, the quartet both plays recitals and entertains at many different occasions. They are available for private events, birthdays, weddings and company parties.

City String Ensemble

City String Ensemble are a London-based group of talented, classically trained musicians which can be booked in the form of a string quartet, string trio, or duo. They all share a passion for delivering high quality entertainment for your special event, whether it be a wedding, private party or corporate event. They have an extensive repertoire spanning from classical, opera, pop and jazz to television and film theme tunes. They are available for private events, birthdays, bar / bat mitzvahs, weddings and company parties.


Belgard String Quartet are a newly formed string quartet offering high quality performances with various repertoire. Although specialising in classical music, all four award-winning soloists are experienced with playing other genres such as jazz, folk, popular music and rock. They are based in Wembley.


The Echo String Quartet is a string quartet based in the North-West of England. They 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. The quartet’s repertoire features a selection of classical, jazz and pop favourites, and includes original arrangements. They are available for weddings, private parties, engagement parties and VIP events.

Bowfiddle Strings

Bowfiddle is an all female ensemble which specialises 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.

Grazia String Quartet

Grazia Strings are one of the North West’s leading string ensembles. They are a unique and innovative crossover group who can play either acoustic or electric instruments, or both, depending on your requirements. Grazia Strings are available for hire throughout the UK as a quartet, trio, duo or soloist for anyone looking for exceptional female string players for their special occasion.


The Chrysler String Quartet celebrates the uniqueness of each event and are committed to bringing a touch of elegance to yours. It is their passion and priority to deliver the highest quality of musical entertainment to you and your guests. They have played for events ranging from private parties and weddings to award dinners, launch receptions, national television events and international film festivals.

Cairn String Quartet

The Cairn String Quartet are pop and rock princesses at heart. The quartet perform all genres of music on classical instruments.  You can expect a range of Bach to Bowie, Ravel to Radiohead, Mozart to Muse, Lady Gaga, Guns ‘n’ Roses and many more, all while excelling in sets that originate from their Scottish roots. They are based in Glasgow.

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