Can I have a string quartet at my wedding?
String quartets can be hired to cover either the ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast or a combination of the three. We find the most popular option is the wedding ceremony – nothing quite beats the resonating sound of a string quartet in a church or large venue.
How much is a string quartet per hour?
Cost of Hiring a String Quartet
As you would expect, hiring professional musicians can get to be expensive. However, the price is worth the experience. Generally, string quartets will run $200 per hour, on the low end. If they have to travel outside of their city, there will likely be travel fees, as well.
How much are DJs for a wedding?
The average wedding DJ cost is $400 to $1,200 for a professional. The price varies depending on the DJ’s experience and the type of equipment they bring. For this price, most DJs will agree to work three to five hours.
Is a string quartet loud?
String quartets are loud enough to be heard, but not so loud that they’ll drown out conversation. This makes them the perfect choice for providing background music without compromising on the energy of live music performance!
How much should I charge to play at a wedding?
Many musicians who routinely perform at weddings will charge a higher fee for the first hour of performance, often considered a “ceremony” charge. Costs for a solo guitarist range from $100 – $425 for a 2-hour performance, covering the ceremony and cocktails.
How much do wedding singers usually charge?
On average, the cost of wedding singer will be either priced per song or they will be priced per hour. The cost can range anywhere from $30 to $200 per song or can range from $60 to as much as $500 or more per hour, depending on the popularity, the number of singers and demand.
Why do you think a string quartet is a very popular ensemble to have at something elegant like a wedding?
“A string quartet provides just that foundation, maintaining a traditional elegance and providing a wide range of versatility. The repertoire that a well-versed string quartet can perform may be reason alone to consider them as the front runner of your ceremony music.”
What makes up a string quartet?
String quartet, musical composition for two violins, viola, and cello in several (usually four) movements. It has been the predominant genre of chamber music since about 1750. See quartet; chamber music.