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Astro String Quartet

String Quartet based in West Yorkshire

Price from £604
Leeds based string quartet made up of professional music graduates with vast experience performing at weddings, parties and celebrations. Previous appearances include numerous high profile events and history working alongside artists such as The Pigeon Detectives, Bianca Gerald & Alistair Griffin!
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CLASSICAL
Albinoni – Adagio
Bach – Air on G
Bach – Arie
Bach – Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Bach – Prelude from English Suite No.3
Bach – Sheep May Safely Graze
Bach – Wachet Auf
Barber – Adagio for Strings
Beethoven – Fur Elise
Beethoven – Mvt. 1 from Symphony No.5
Beethoven – Ode to Joy
Bernstein – America
Bizet – Habanera from Carmen
Boccherini – Menuet
Brahms – Menuetto from Serenade No.1
Brahms – Theme from Symphony No.1
Chopin – Nocturne in E-flat Major
Clarke – Trumpet Tune
Clarke – Trumpet Voluntary
Cooper – Rumba in Moonlight
Debussy – Arabesque No.1
Debussy – Le Petite Negre
Debussy – The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Delibes – Flower Duet
Di Capua – O Sole Mio
Dvorak – Finale from Sonatina in G Minor
Dvorak – Humoresque
Elgar – Chanson de Matin
Elgar – Chanson de Nuit
Elgar – Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Elgar – Serenade in E Minor
Franck – Panis Angelicus
Gounod – Ave Maria
Handel – All We Like Sheep from The Messiah
Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel – Firework Music
Handel – Halleluia Chorus from The Messiah
Handel – Largo from Violin Sonata in D Major
Handel – Largo from Xerxes
Handel – Water Music
Haydn – Mvt. 4 from Symphony No. 77
Jenkins – Paladio
Joplin – The Cascades
Joplin – The Easy Winners
Joplin – The Entertainer
Massenet – Meditation
Mendelssohn – Wedding March
Mouret – Rondeau
Mozart – Ave Verum Corpus
Mozart – Divertimento in Bb
Mozart – Divertimento in D
Mozart – Divertimento in F
Mozart – Eine Kleine Natchmusik
Mozart – Quartet No.3 In G Major
Pachelbel – Canon in D
Piazzolla – Libertango
Purcell – Rondo from Abdelazar
Rachmaninoff – Adagio from Piano Concerto No. 2
Ravel – Pavane pour une Infante Defunte
Saint-Saens – Le Cygne (The Swan)
Satie – Gymnopedie No.1
Schubert – Ave Maria
Schubert – Menuet
Schumann – Traumerei aus Kinderscenen
Stanford – Blue Bird
Sullivan – Three Little Maids from The Mikado
Tartini – Cantabile
Telemann – Sonata for String Quartet
Vivaldi – The Four Seasons
Wagner – Bridal March

POPULAR
Adele – Make You Feel My Love
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
Bart Howard - Fly Me To The Moon
Beach Boys – Wouldn’t It Be Nice
Ben E. King - Stand By Me
Clean Bandit – Rather Be
Coldplay – Charlie Brown
Coldplay – Paradise
Coldplay – Viva La Vida
David Bowie - Life On Mars
Elbow – One Day Like This
Elton John – Your Song
Etta James - At Last
Garry and The Peacemakers - You'll Never Walk Alone
Green Day – Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
Guns ‘N Roses –Sweet Child of Mine
Henry Mancini – Moon River
Israel – Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
Klaus Badelt – Pirates of the Caribbean
Kylie Minogue – All the Lovers
Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven
Led Zeppelin - Kashmir
Oasis – Whatever
Plain white Ts - Hey There Delilah
Queen - Killer Queen
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
Ramin Djawadi – Game of Thrones Theme
Richard Ashcroft – Bittersweet Symphony
Sigur Ros – Hoppipolla
Smiths – Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want
Stevie Wonder - Isn't She Lovely
Taylor Swift – Love Story
The Temptations – My Girl
U2 – With or Without You
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Back in Black - ACDC
Twilight - A Thousand Years
Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
Aerosmith - Don't Wanna Miss A Thing
James Blunt - You're Beautiful
Elton John - Can You Feel The Love Tonight
Jerome Kern - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Status Quo - Rockin All Over The World
Sting - Fields of Gold
Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman

  • Classically trained & highly experienced String Quartet based in Leeds.
  • Worked with artists such as Alistair Griffin, The Pigeon Detectives, Annie Lennox & more!
  • Please note that there may be a surcharge for travel to a separate location depending on distance from the ceremony.
  • *We ask that for this package, light refreshments are made available to the quartet.
  • Please note that there may be a surcharge for travel to a separate location depending on distance from the ceremony.
  • Please note that there may be a surcharge for travel to a separate location depending on distance from the ceremony.

Line up:

Default lineup: 4 members

Quartet: Violin x 2, Viola, Cello.

Highlights
* Classically trained & highly experienced String Quartet based in Leeds.
* Worked with artists such as Alistair Griffin, The Pigeon Detectives, Annie Lennox & more!
* Offer 3 tailored wedding packages, as well as standard background music (please see booking options).

Astro String Quartet is one of Yorkshire's leading ensembles in performance and session work. Based in Leeds, the quartet is highly experienced in a variety of musical settings, including private functions (Weddings, parties and celebrations), studio recordings and stage performances.

All music college graduates, each member of the quartet is truly dedicated to music, with appearances in high profile events such as The Golden Decade, worked with artists such as Alistair Griffin and performed at various prestigious venues including Leeds Town Hall, the BBC Venue and Leeds Cathedral.

Recently, the quartet recorded with Alistair Griffin on his anthem for the 2014 Tour de France 'The Road' featuring Kimberley Walsh from Girls Aloud and continue to work with him for high profile features and VIP performances. Other artists the quartet has worked with include The Pigeon Detectives, Bianca Gerald, and Man Can't Fly. Individually, the quartet's members have also worked with several other celebrities, including Waterloo Road Twins 'The Katanas' and Annie Lennox.

The Astro String Quartet offer 4 different Wedding packages:

Package 1
CEREMONIES WITHOUT HYMNS REQUIRING ACCOMPANIMENT
The string quartet will arrive 30 minutes before the designated start time to arrive, set up and warm up. Please ensure that four armless chairs are placed in the area you would like us to perform.
- Guest Arrival Music: 30 minutes
- Bridal Entrance
- Music for signing of the Register
- Exit Music: 30 minutes
**Music whilst the guests arrive and leave the ceremony can be entirely chosen upon request. The couple will have the opportunity to review the quartet’s entire repertoire list and choose specific music according to their tastes.

Package 2
CEREMONIES WITHOUT HYMNS REQUIRING ACCOMPANIMENT & DRINKS RECEPTION
The string quartet will arrive 30 minutes before the designated start time to arrive, set up and warm up.
- Guest Arrival Music: 30 minutes
- Bridal Entrance
- Music for signing of the Register
- Exit Music: 30 minutes
PLUS
1 x 45 minute set of music after the celebration at the reception venue whilst guests prepare for the Wedding Breakfast/photos are taken.
*Please note that there may be a surcharge for travel to a separate location depending on distance from the ceremony.
**We ask that for this package, light refreshments are made available to the quartet.

Package 3
CEREMONIES WITH HYMNS REQUIRING ACCOMPANIMENT & DRINKS RECEPTION
The string quartet will arrive 30 minutes before the designated start time to arrive, set up and warm up.
- Guest Arrival Music: 30 minutes
- Bridal Entrance 
- All hymns (and Christian Mass settings)
- Music for signing of the Register
- Exit Music: 30 minutes
PLUS
1 x 45 minute set of music after the celebration at the reception venue whilst guests prepare for the Wedding Breakfast/photos are taken.
*Please note that there may be a surcharge for travel to a separate location depending on distance from the ceremony.
**We ask that for this package, light refreshments are made available to the quartet.

Package 4
CEREMONIES WITH HYMNS REQUIRING ACCOMPANIMENT, DRINKS RECEPTION AND WEDDING BREAKFAST
The string quartet will arrive 30 minutes before the designated start time to arrive, set up and warm up.
- Guest Arrival Music: 30 minutes
- Bridal Entrance
- All hymns (and Christian Mass settings)
- Music for signing of the Register
- Exit Music: 30 minutes
PLUS
2 x 45 minute sets of music after the celebration. One whilst guests wait for the Wedding Breakfast (usually while photos are taken) and another during the Wedding Breakfast before speeches whilst everyone dines.
*Please note that there may be a surcharge for travel to a separate location depending on distance from the ceremony.
**We ask that for this package, light refreshments are made available to the quartet.

Astro String Duo
Also available for hire are the Astro String Duo, suitable for those working with more intimate venues and smaller budgets. The duo's repertoire is as extensive as the quartet's, the only difference being the arrangement for two instruments instead of four. The duo provide the perfect level of class for smaller gatherings and venues, designed to add an element of sophistication to any event. 

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Astro String Quartet from Alive Network

  • String Duo Deduct £240

    for 1 x 45 minute set only