String Duo for Afternoon Tea at Chicheley Hall

17th January 2015

On a Sunday in early November, our string duo (consisting of a violin and cello) were engaged to play for an afternoon tea party at Chicheley Hall, located near Newport Pagnell in Buckinghamshire. The occasion was a 50th birthday party. If you’re considering hosting a tea party and are worried that it may end up […]

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Bisham Abbey wedding classical musicians

7th January 2015

It’s always a pleasure to return to one of our favourite venues, Bisham Abbey in south Buckinghamshire. It is best known as a national sports centre (as well as being a former residence of king Henry VIII!). The Abbey however, is also a stunning setting for events, being ideally situated on the banks of the river Thames. […]

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Oxfordshire String Quartet for Graduation Ceremonies

22nd December 2014

On Friday 26th September our string quartet had the pleasure of accompanying two awards ceremonies held at the Henley Business School, located on the University of Reading’s Greenlands Campus. A huge marquee had been erected for this purpose and our role was to supply graduation ceremony music as everyone was being seated prior to the ceremonies […]

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Music Grade Exam Nerves – For teachers…

10th December 2014

At around April, July and December, thousands of children (and adults) will be taking a grade examination in their chosen musical instrument. For many, this will be the culmination of many months of preparation, whereas for others grades can offer a way of making rapid progress through having a meaningful target to work towards. For […]

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Rehearsing a String Quartet – Chamber Music

27th November 2014

Apart from its popular themed classical string quartet concerts, the Manor House String Quartet also gives recitals of more substantial works too. One of these took place at the Leighton Buzzard Music Club and can be read about here. The programme consisted of Beethoven’s Quartet in A (Op. 18 No. 5), Ferdinand Ries’s Quartet in […]

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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.

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Cheddington,
Bucks
LU7 0SR

Tel: 07870 171194
Email: Info@manorhousemusic.co.uk