Highly Strung String Quartet…the string quartet of the Midlands
Covering Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Stafford, Birmingham, Warwick, Northampton and parts of Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire including Sheffield with fees from £440-£880.
2013 October & November SPECIAL PRICES apply – Enquire for more details. Receive up to £40 off wedding and corporate packages
The Highly Strung String Quartet is one of the most renowned quartets in the Midlands. This all female string ensemble have 15 years experience of playing at weddings and corporate functions. Highly Strung is a professional, vibrant string quartet with an eclectic playlist mixing classical music with lighter numbers, jazz and popular repertoire. The quartet’s versatile and entertaining repertoire includes music to suit any occasion – from Bach, Beethoven and Bacharach to Damien Rice, Adele, Snow Patrol and the Killers! The string quartet is extremely popular at wedding ceremonies and receptions, civil partnership ceremonies, society dinners, parties, balls, art exhibitions, product launches and corporate events.
The ‘Highly Strung String Quartet’ was formed in the Midlands and each member studied at the top music conservatoires in England; the Royal Northern College of Music, the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music. The string quartet has a huge profile in Nottinghamshire and the Midlands. The string quartet has played at weddings and corporate functions in some of the country’s finest venues including Belvoir Castle, Chatsworth House, Burghley House and Wroxhall Abbey. They have played for weddings on Guernsey and in France, for a corporate event in Brussels and performed concerts in the Caribbean including one on the exclusive island of Mustique.
Highly Strung’s clients include John Lewis, the Ministry of Defence, Mercedes-Benz, Boots, the RAF, Capital One, HSBC, Proctor and Gamble, English Heritage and the BBC.
Individual members of the string quartet have played with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Halle, BBC Philharmonic, the Northen Sinfonia, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (USA), the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the London Concert Orchestra and the Johann Strauss Orchestra, the Orchestra of St Johns and the Orchestra of the Swan. They have also performed in concert, on tour and on television alongside Will Young, Shakira, Rod Stewart, Il Divo, Robbie Williams, Simply Red, Procol Harum and Elton John.
Highly Strung Quartet is a reliable, sophisticated choice for your event. Some of their more modern repertoire has been specially arranged for the quartet and is unique to Highly Strung.
The Highly Strung String Quartet predominantly takes bookings for weddings in the East Midlands and West Midlands. Areas include; Nottinghamshire, The Vale of Belvoir, Rutland, Leicestershire, South & West Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, South Yorkshire, Birmingham and Warwickshire.
For all enquiries contact Sarah Huson-Whyte by email at email@example.com or phone 07967 361717. (You can download the demo tracks from this site by clicking on ‘Demo CD‘).
Fees range from £440-£880 and we can also offer a string trio with prices starting at £340