String Quartet Public Liability Insurance- Why Your Group Should Have It

12th January 2013

It is becoming increasingly common for wedding and concert venues to get in touch with us a few days before we are due to play there, asking for proof of our public liability insurance. Essentially, this is a policy which means that if any of our players cause damage to objects or people whilst performing […]

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Wedding String Quartet – Accompanying A Singer……

7th March 2012

Occasionally the Manor House String Quartet are asked by clients to accompany a singer performing a song at a wedding or partnership ceremony – the singer could be either a friend of the couple or a professional wedding singer, booked for the occasion. With the string quartet accompanying, this can be a really special touch to the day although […]

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Learning a Concerto by Heart

22nd November 2009

It is now a couple of weeks since I performed the Beethoven Violin Concerto for the first time with an orchestra (writes violinist Vaughan Jones). The Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache once said that it’s a work violinists shouldn’t attempt before the age of 40 (did he hear the 11-year old Menuhin play it…?) and as I am […]

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Music for an Off-Peak Wedding

30th September 2009

With such glorious sunshine this month, many couples choosing to get married in the autumn have found that by waiting a couple of months, they can save money on the cost of their wedding venues – as peak costs for summer bookings often don’t apply to this ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’. As the […]

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The cost of being the top string quartet? £295 + VAT

27th July 2009

Today we received a gushing telephone call from a wedding magazine informing us that they were running a special feature about the ‘top twelve’ suppliers of classical music for weddings in the UK. After “careful consideration”, they wanted to recommend the Manor House String Quartet to represent the South East of England – because they […]

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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