Wedding String Quartet Ceremony Music – Let the Music Play!

25th April 2010

As a professional string quartet with many years of training, one of the things we particularly pride ourselves on are our ‘ensemble skills’. This is having an awareness of what each of us is playing and responding immediately to that. It’s also having an idea of the external goings on whilst concentrating fully on the […]

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Tips For Hiring a Wedding String Quartet – Last Minute Replacements…

18th April 2010

On Friday the Manor House String Quartet were presented with a slight problem. One of our viola players who was due to be contributing to yesterday’s wedding music at Hinchingbrook House (as part of a string duo with myself on violin) called us from Northern Ireland to say that as the planes were all grounded […]

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Low Cost String Quartet for Shorter Bookings…

15th April 2010

Like many groups, the Manor House String Quartet rarely take on bookings of less than two hours. This is because the vast majority of wedding ceremonies and receptions take place in the early afternoon and therefore taking on a short booking will exclude longer ones; after all, wedding groups have their ‘peak season’, generally being […]

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Top Ten Worst and Most Inappropriate Wedding Songs…

3rd April 2010

The Manor House String Quartet will usually provide music for all sorts of functions, such as corporate events, product launches, birthday parties, military dinners and of course weddings – and the most established, professional groups will always have a large Playlist of music, so that there is something to suit virtually any occasion. Of course, […]

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Wedding Processional Music Dos & Don’ts….

24th January 2010

In most cases when a couple book a wedding string quartet, we are asked to play a well loved piece of music as the bride walks up the aisle. This can be anything from a traditional bridal processional piece such as the ‘Wedding March’ or Pachelbel’s Canon (see our performance of this below), to an arrangement […]

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About Manor House Music

Manor House Music is a wedding string quartet and duo consisting of some of the UK’s finest musicians. Founded in 2005, and based on the borders of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, we’ve now performed for over 800 weddings, corporate events and private functions. We combine a high quality of musical performance with a large repertoire of dynamic arrangements and a desire to work closely with clients to ensure that every detail is just right for your event.



Tel: 07870 171194