Wedding Music Ideas….

21st February 2013

Wedding Music Ideas….Despite this recent cold weather (and alarming reports of more snow coming at the end of this week!), we’re starting to get ready for the Spring wedding season with plenty of couples getting in touch with lists of their chosen pieces of music from our string quartet Playlist. ¬†Generally, our advice is that […]

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Wedding String Quartet – Accompanying A Singer……

7th March 2012

Wedding String Quartet – Accompanying A Singer……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 […]

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East Sussex Wedding String Quartet At Buxted Park

21st March 2011

East Sussex Wedding String Quartet At Buxted Park – Last week, the Manor House String Quartet played for a wedding at Buxted Park Hotel in East Sussex. We started off playing as guests were arriving and had a captive audience who seemed to very much appreciate the music prior to the bride’s entrance. As the […]

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Top Ten Worst (and Most Inappropriate) Wedding Songs…

3rd April 2010

Top Ten Worst (and Most Inappropriate) Wedding Songs…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 […]

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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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