The Twelve Days of Christmas……

6th January 2012

When I came to choose and arrange the carols for our second album, ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’, one of the first pieces I wrote down was ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ – a traditional and well loved melody that could be arranged in an inventive and entertaining way for strings, making use of […]

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Chrsitmas String Quartet Concert at St Giles Church,Cheddington In Buckinghamshire

10th December 2011

Last night the Manor House String Quartet (consisting of Vaughan Jones violin, Louise Bevan violin, Adrian Smith viola and Julia Graham cello) returned once more to play a concert in St Giles Church, Cheddington. Half the proceeds from the concert were to go towards the upkeep of the Church, with the remainder going towards the […]

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Jingle Bells For String Quartet

30th November 2011

‘Jingle Bells’ was a must for the Manor House String Quartet‘s second album of Christmas carols ‘It Came Upon The Midnight Clear and other carols’ (you can hear samples of 23 carols by clicking on the link). It’s perhaps the most popular Christmas tune of all time, however it’s history and development into the present day […]

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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