Should we select a quartet or a trio.
o 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 information click here)
How do the musicians dress?
o Dress code is formal concert attire, tux/suite.
Black and white.
How much time do we need for a wedding?
Every wedding is different, usually:
o prelude music as guests arrive. (15-30 min.)
o ceremony (30-40 min.)
o exit of bridal party, postlude, music during photos and or drinks after ceremony (1/2 -1 hour)
o dinner or reception (1-3 hours)
What do you require to perform?
o The quartet requires only 4 upright chairs, without arms, and access to AC power.
Do you play outdoors?
o Yes we do. performance limitations
Do you play the reception?
o Yes. Often the cocktail hour or whole dinner/reception as well as the ceremony.
What if wedding and reception are in two different locations? Does it cost more?
o 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 change venue.
Do we need a PA system?
o 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.
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