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Creating the perfect atmosphere for every occasion, North East Strings play everything from the chart topping Ed Sheeran and Oasis to the unforgettable Elvis and the Beatles, plus Bollywood, Folk tunes, TV and Film themes, classical and more!

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Secure your 2021 / 2022 booking before the 31st August 2021, and if Covid affects your event plans, we will offer 100% deposit credit to be used against new bookings.

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Set List / Repertoire

A Sky Full of Stars Coldplay
A Whiter Shade of Pale Annie Lennox
Africa Toto
All I Want is You U2
All Of Me John Legend
All These Things That I've Done The Killers
Amazed Lonestar
Angels Robbie Williams
Annie's Song John Denver
Bad Romance Lady Gaga
Bittersweet Symphony The Verve
Call Me Maybe Carly Ray Jepsen
Can't Help Falling In Love With You Elvis Presley
Chasing Cars Snow Patrol
China in Your Hands T'Pau
Come Away with Me Nora Jones
Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen
Dancing Queen Abba
Delilah Tom Jones
Don't Go Breaking My Heart Elton John
Don't Look Back In Anger Oasis
Don't Stop Believing Journey
Dreams Gabrielle
Dynamite Taio Cruz
Endless Love Lionel Ritchie
English Rose Paul Weller
Eternal Flame Bangles
Everlong Foo Fighters
Every Breath You Take The Police
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You Bryan Adams
Feeling Good Muse
Fields of Gold Eva Cassidy
Fireflies Owlcity
Fix You Coldplay
Flying Without Wings Westlife
For Once In My Life Stevie Wonder
Greatest Day Take That
God Only Knows Beach Boys
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) Green Day
Gypsy Fleetwood Mac
Half the World Away Oasis
Hallelujah Leonard Cohen
Halo Beyonce
Happy Pharrell Williams
Have I Told You Lately Van Morrison
Heartbeats Jose Gonzalez
Here Comes My Baby Cat Stevens
Ho Hey The Lumineers
Home Magnetic Zeros
Hoppipolla Sigur Ros
How Long Will I Love You Ellie Goulding
Human The Killers
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing Aerosmith
I Wanna Be Adored The Stone Roses
I Want to Know What Love Is Foreigner
I Will (No Man's Land) Radiohead
I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor
I'm Yours Jason Mraz
Iris Goo Goo Dolls
Isn't She Lovely Stevie Wonder
It Must be Love Madness
Just Like Heaven The Cure
Just The Way You Are Bruno Mars
Knights of Cydonia Muse
Linger The Cranberries
Live Forever Oasis
Love Me Like You Do Ellie Goulding
Love Me Tender (Laurie Lee) Elvis Presley
Love On Top Beyonce
Love Story Taylor Swift
Love They Say Tegan and Sara
Make Someone Happy Jules Styne
Make You Feel My Love Adele
Mamma Mia Abba
Marry The Night Lady Gaga
Marry You Bruno Mars
Mr Blue Sky ELO
Mrs Robinson Paul Simon
Nightswimming R.E.M.
No Matter Boyzone
Nothing Else Matters Metallica
November Rain Guns 'n' Roses
On Top Of The World Image Dragons
One Metallica
One Day Like This Elbow
Only Time Enya
Paradise Coldplay
Perfect Ed Sheeran
Perfect Day Lou Reed
Photograph Ed Sheeran
Pompeii Bastille
Rule the World Take That
Runaway The Corrs
Sally Cinnamon The Stone Roses
Say a Little Prayer Aretha Franklin
She Elvis Costello
Shotgun George Ezra
Signed, Sealed, Delivered Stevie Wonder
Sing (The Jubilee Song) Lloyd Webber / Barlow
Sir Duke Stevie Wonder
Somebody To Love Queen
Something In The Way She Moves James Taylor
Songbird Eva Cassidy
Speeding Cars Imogen Heap
Stand By Me Ben E King
Stand By Me Oasis
Staralfur Sigur Ros
Summertime Rolls Jane's Addiction
Sweet Child of Mine Guns 'n' Roses
Sweet Disposition The Temper Trap
Take Over The World The Courteeners
Thank You Led Zeppelin
The Luckiest Ben Folds
The Universal Blur
Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran
Toothpaste Kisses The Maccabees
Unchained Melody Righteous Brothers
Video Games Lana Del Rey
Viva La Vida Coldplay
Waterloo Sunset Ray Davies
Whatever Oasis
When You Say Nothing At All Boyzone
Wings Birdy
Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd
Wonderful Life Alter Bridge
Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton
Wonderwall Oasis
Yellow Coldplay
You Raise Me Up Westlife
Your Song Elton John/Bernie Taupin
You're My Best Friend Queen
You're So Vain Carly Simon
You've Got The Love Florence & Machines

Film, TV & Theatre
Aladdin A Whole New World
An American Tale Somewhere Out There
Anything Goes True Love
Battlestar Galactica Roslin and Adama
Beauty & The Beast Tale As Old As Time
James Bond All Time High
James Bond For Your Eyes Only
James Bond Live and Let Die
James Bond Nobody Does It Better
James Bond Theme
James Bond We Have All The Time
Breakfast at Tiffany's Moon River
Carousel You'll Never Walk Alone
Cinema Paradiso Theme
Detectorists Theme
Flashdance What A Feeling
Frozen Let It Go
Game of Thrones Theme
Ghostbusters Theme
Grease We Go Together
Greatest Showman A Million Dreams
Greatest Showman From Now One
Hannibal Vide Cor Meum
Harry Potter Hedwig's Theme
Hill Street Blues Theme
Holiday Maestro
Inspector Morse Theme
Jaws Theme
Jurassic Park Theme
Jurassic Park Journey To The Island
Last of the Mohicans The Kiss
Les Miserables Drink With Me
Life of Lloyd George Chi Mai
Lion King Can You Feel The Love Tonight
Little Women Under the Umbrella
Local Hero Going Home
Lord of The Rings Concerning Hobbits
Lord of The Rings May It Be
Lord of The Rings Rohan Theme
Love Actually Glasgow Love Theme
Morecombe & Wise Bring Me Sunshine
My Fair Lady Medley
Once Falling Slowly
Phantom of The Opera All I Ask of You
Pinocchio When You Wish Upon a Star
Pirates of The Caribbean Theme
Riverdance Lord of the Dance
Romeo & Juliet Kissing You
Scent of A Woman Por Una Cabeza
Shrek I'm a Believer
Snow White Someday my Prince Will Come
Sound Of Music Edelweiss
Sound Of Music My Favourite Things
Sound Of Music Wedding Processional
Star Wars Cantina Band
Star Wars Throne Room Theme
Tangled I See The Light
The Good, Bad & The Ugly Theme
The Mikado Three Little Maids
The Mission Gabriel's Oboe
The Young Victoria Victoria & Albert
Titanic My Heart Will Go On
Top Gun Take My Breath Away
Toy Story You've Got a Friend In Me
Train Your Dragon Forbidden Friendship
True Romance You're So Cool
Twilight Saga A Thousand Years
Twilight Saga Turning Page
Visit Scotland Ad North
West Side Story One Hand, One Heart
Willie Wonka Pure Imagination
Wizard of Oz Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Adagio from the Cello Concerto Elgar
Ah, Fuggi il Traditor from Don Giovanni Mozart
Air on a G string Bach
Alleluja from Exsultate Jubilate Mozart
Andanta from Piano Concerto no. 21 Mozart
Arioso Bach
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Handel
Ave Maria Gounod
Ave Maria Schubert
Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 Bach
Canon in D Pachelbel
Cantabile Tartini
Cavatina S Myers
Chanson de Matin Elgar
Chanson du Roi from Faust Gounod
Clair de Lune Debussy
Dance of the Knights Prokofiev
Deh Vieni, Non Tardar-Marriage of Figaro Mozart
Divenire Einaudi
Divertimento no. 1 K136 Mozart
Double Violin Concerto in D minor Bach
Drinking Song from La Traviata Verdi
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Mozart
Entr'acte from Carmen Bizet
Flower Duet Delibes
Four Seasons Vivaldi
Funiculi, Funicula Luigi Denza
Für Elise Beethoven
Gymnopedie E Satie
Hallelujah Chorus Handel
Hornpipe Handel
Humoresque Dvorak
Hungarian Dance no 5 Brahms
I Giorni Einaudi
Intermezzo from Cavalliera Rusticana Mascagni
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring Bach
Larghetto from Serenade for Strings Elgar
Largo Handel
Largo from The New World Symphony Dvorak
Lascia Ch'io Piango Handel
Lullaby Brahms
March from The Nutcracker Tchaikovsky
Minuet (from Quintet Op. 11 No. 5) Boccherini
Morning from Peer Gynt Grieg
Nessun Dorma Puccini
Nimrod – Enigma Variations Elgar
O Mio Babbino Caro Puccini
Ode to Joy Beethoven
Overture to The Marriage of Figaro Mozart
Palladio Karl Jenkins
Panis Angelicus C Franck
Pastoral Symphony - Shepherd's Song Beethoven
Pavane Faure
Prince Igor from Polovtsian Dances Borodin
Quando M'en Vo from La Boheme Puccini
Quartets - Various Mozart
Quartets - Various Haydn
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Rachmaninov
Romanze Op50 for Violin Beethoven
Salut D'amour Elgar
Scheherazade Rimsky-Korsakov
Sheep May Safely Graze Bach
Siciliano Bach
Song to the Moon from Rusalka Dvorak
Symphony 40 Mvmt 1 Mozart
The Force of Destiny Verdi
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair Debussy
The Lark Ascending Vaughan Williams
Time to Say Goodbye Francesco Sartori
Träumerei Schumann
Trepak Tchaikovsky
Trumpet Voluntary Clarke
Two Rondeaux Purcell
Violin Concerto Tchaikovsky
Wachet Auf Bach
Waltz from Sleeping Beauty Tchaikovsky
Waltz from Swan Lake Tchaikovsky
Waltzes - Various Strauss
Water Music Handel
Wedding March Wagner
Wedding March Mendelssohn
Zadok the Priest Handel

Bliss Pyarelal Sharma
Footprint Pyarelal Sharma
Heer Harshdeep Kaur
Horizon Pyarelal Sharma
Indian Summer Pyarelal Sharma
Inner Voice Pyarelal Sharma
Jai Ho A R Rahman
Mirage Pyarelal Sharma
Reflections Pyarelal Sharma
Saans A R Rahman
Sanam Re Tulsi Kumar & Mithoon
Simply Love Pyarelal Sharma
Tera Hone Laga Loon R. Kapoor and K. Kaif
Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta Hai Roop Kumar Rathod
Tujhe Dekha To Ye Jana Sanam Anand Bakshi
Tum Hi Ho Arijit Singh

A Hard Day's Night Lennon/McCartney
All You Need is Love Lennon/McCartney
Blackbird Lennon–McCartney
Eleanor Rigby Lennon/McCartney
Good Day Sunshine Lennon/McCartney
Help Lennon/McCartney
Here Comes The Sun George Harrison
Here, There and Everywhere Lennon/McCartney
Norwegian Wood Lennon/McCartney
Penny Lane Lennon/McCartney
She's Leaving Home Lennon/McCartney
Something Harrison
Strawberry Fields Forever Lennon/McCartney
The Long and Winding Road George Harrison
With a Little Help From My Friends Lennon/McCartney
Woman John Lennon

Jazz and Easy Listening
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square Manning Sherwin
Ain't Misbehavin' Fats Waller
At Last Etta James
At That Time of Life Anon
Ballade Pour Adeline Toussaint
Blue Moon Rodgers & Hart
Can't Take My Eyes Off You Andy Williams
Every Time We Say Goodbye Cole Porter
Everything Michael Buble
Fly Me To The Moon Frank Sinatra
I Left My Heart in San Francisco G Cory
It Don't Mean a Thing Duke Ellington
It Had to be You Harry Connick Jr
I've Got You Under My Skin Cole Porter
La Vie En Rose Edith Piaf
Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love) Cole Porter
Let's Stay Together Al Green
Like A Bridge Over Troubled Waters Simon and Garfunkel
L.O.V.E. Nat King Cole
My Baby Just Cares For Me Nina Simone
Oh Happy Day Edwin R Hawkins
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Jerome Kern
Strangers in the Night Frank Sinatra
Summertime G Gershwin
Sway / Cherry Pink Pablo Betran
That's Amore Harry Warren
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Ewan MacColl
The Nearness of You Hoagy Carmichael
The Second Time Around Henry Mancini
The Very Thought of You Ray Noble
They Can't Take That Away From Me G Gershwin
Unforgettable Nat King Cole
Walkin' My Baby Back Home F E Ahlert
What a Wonderful World Louis Armstrong
When I Fall In Love Nat King Cole
When They Begin the Beguine Cole Porter

A Holly Jolly Christmas Johnny Marks
Deck the Halls Traditional
Ding Dong Merrily on High Traditional
Fairytale of New York The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl
Have Yourself a Merry Little Xmas arr Bjorn Kleiman
Let it Snow Jules Styne
Rudolph Johnny Marks
Silent Night Traditional
Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson
Suite from 'The Snowman' Howard Blake
The Christmas Song Nat King Cole
We Wish You a Merry Christmas Traditional
Winter Wonderland Jules Styne

Folk and Traditional
Cockles and Mussels Traditional
Come Back to Sorento Ernesto De Curtis
Killarney Traditional
Londonderry Air Traditional
Plaisir d'Amour Traditional
Tango (from Espana) Isaac Albeniz
The Blaydon Races Traditional
The Girl I left Behind Me Traditional
The Irish Washerwoman Traditional
The Minstrel Boy Traditional
The Waters of Tyne Traditional
The Wild Rover Traditional
To a Wild Rose E MacDowell
Waltzing Matilda Traditional
Will Ye Go, Lassie, Go McPeake Family

5 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 5
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

Every single adult has commented on how much they enjoyed your music

5 stars - North East Strings are Highly Recommended
booked North East Strings for their Wedding

“Hi, and sorry for the late message! Just wanted to say thanks for playing at our wedding yesterday evening, especially given that you rushed up after doing another one! You were really brilliant, and genuinely, every single (adult) has commented on how much they enjoyed your music and how it was perfect against the backdrop of the castle. Sorry we didn’t get to see you before we left, but thanks again. Chillingham Castle, Sept 2019”

Thank you for your performance at our wedding

5 stars - North East Strings are Highly Recommended
booked North East Strings for their Wedding

“Hi, We would just like to say thank you for your performance at our wedding at the Grand. Everyone has said how special it made it. Great job, ladies!”

So talented!

5 stars - North East Strings are Highly Recommended
booked North East Strings for their Wedding

“We could not recommend North East Strings enough, we used them for our wedding in August at the Grand Hotel in Tynemouth. We had them play for our ceremony and arrival drinks and they were amazing! So much song choice and played exactly what we wanted, so talented! Everyone commented on how good they were! Definitely made the wedding more special having a string duo. Thanks again, Sophie & Ben xx Sophie & Ben, Grand Hotel Tynemouth, August 2019”

You guys were amazing

5 stars - North East Strings are Highly Recommended
booked North East Strings for their Wedding

“Thank you so much, you guys were amazing and we received loads of positive comments on the music. Again thanks for contributing to our amazing day. Chris & Amber, Village Hotel, July 2019”

A fabulous performance today

5 stars - North East Strings are Highly Recommended
booked North East Strings for their Wedding

“Hi Dawn, Just wanted to say a huge thank you to the Duo for doing such a fabulous performance today. Please thank them both from us! Kind regards, Alison & Allan x”


Price from £551 + travel from Northumberland

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Default lineup: 4 members

String Quartet: 2 violins, viola and cello.
* String duo (violin & cello) also available (see booking options).

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Creating the perfect atmosphere for every occasion with their beautiful music, North East Strings provide professional playing that will wow customers and listeners.

The quartet are constantly adding to their extensive repertoire to ensure that they have the most on trend music as well as favourite classics to surprise and delight each and every guest.

From the chart topping Ed Sheeran and Oasis to the unforgettable Elvis and the Beatles, plus Bollywood, Folk tunes, TV and Film themes, classical and more, North East String play something to suit all tastes, styles and generations.

As standard, North East Strings perform as a string quartet, however a duo line up with violin and cello is also available (see booking options).

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