Hire string quartets in Canada

Strike an elegant note at your special occasion with our sensational string quartets for hire

Browse our roster and discover breathtaking string quartets for weddings, corporate functions and private events. Playing instrumental pieces by famous classical composers or popular contemporary songs depending on your event requirements, it’s no surprise why our string musicians are highly sought-after.

Hire String Quartets & Musicians for Events

A string quartet is one of the most beautiful musical ensembles to listen to. The sound is warm and soothing which is perfect for playing at a wedding or any other type of celebration that requires a special touch. Whether you’re looking to set the tone with stunning ambient background music or dazzle your audience with a show stopping main stage performance, we’ve got you covered.

Frequently Asked Questions

What string quartets do you offer?

We have an incredible catalogue of string quartets with the ability to play a variety of classical music ranging from Bach to Mozart. Our string quartets can also be accompanied by additional musicians from electric guitarists to elegant harp players.

What can I expect from string quartet hire?

Increasingly, string quartets offer classical crossover repertoires mixing in popular contemporary pop songs along with jazz, film scores, and more. And it doesn’t end there! Able to lend their strings to any genre of music, our artists could even play Bollywood music if you wanted.

How can I find a string quartet near me?

If you’re interested in string quartet hire in your local area, you can easily narrow your search by entering the relevant keywords followed by your location in the search bar at the top of the page. This will bring up a page of relevant results which you can refine further using the drop down filters on the left hand side of the page.

Can I hire a string quartet outside of Canada?

Absolutely! Our global talent roster features outstanding string quartets for hire in every corner of the world, so if you’re looking for an international act you’re in the right place. Likewise if you’re holding an event overseas and require local talent, our Entertainment Experts can locate string quartets for weddings, private parties and corporate events in the area via our roster and talent scouting.

Vancouver String Quartet
Featured Act

Spotlight on Vancouver String Quartet

Comprising some of Vancouver’s finest young musicians, our String Quartet can play an eclectic mix of contemporary and classical music to suit all kinds of events and occasions. The perfect string quartet wedding ensemble, they can tailor their setlist to suit the requirements of your big day and perform multiple musical genres such as rock, pop and jazz. Based in Vancouver, our wonderful String Quartet are available to hire at events all over Canada and the globe.

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CASE STUDY: Comedy Strings on-board Viking Line’s Cruise Ferries

If you were ever under the impression that string quartets could be dull - think again! Our Comedy Strings Ensemble are absolutely hilarious, exceptionally talented, classically-trained musicians. Two comedy string ensembles boarded two of Viking Line’s cruise ferries and accompanied passengers on their voyage across the Baltic Sea and provided a daily dose of side-splitting musical melodies. 

Their shows are a crossover between a classical concert, a gypsy-folk extravaganza, an opera, a stand-up comedy set and a brilliant dance show all rolled into one! Following rave reviews from passengers and crew alike, you can expect to see our Comedy String Ensemble aboard Viking Line’s vessels in the near future!

Daniela’s expert advice on string quartet hire

Things to consider before hiring a string quartet
There’s more to string than violin

There are sensational string instruments that can be used in place of the violin if you’re looking for something a little different. The oud, viol, nyckelharpa, and zither are some of the more obscure and culture-specific instruments many artists on our roster can play.

Tradition is making a comeback

Classical music is on the rise and string quartets have never been more popular. Whether you’re looking to hire string quartets for weddings, parties or corporate functions, we’ve got a plethora of traditional options with extensive classical repertoires under their belt.

Who are some famous String Musicians?

  • Hanine El Alam Award-winning violin sensation, Hanine is undeniably beautiful and seriously talented; she’s the complete package. Guaranteed to astonish international audiences and impress corporate clients at those important events. Her distinct approach to Arabic music, unbridled energy and incredible stage presence captivates any proud, transforming a music act into a stage spectacle. Hanine is an excellent example of a musician with a passion for tradition and an understanding of what excites a modern audience.