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Supreme Strings based in Southampton provide music of a professional standard for weddings, dinners and corporate functions. The quartet uses music graduates and members of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

Expect to pay prices around the following.

Any day of the week:

375 for up to 2 hours with break.

520 for up to 3 hours with breaks.

615 for up to 4 hours with breaks.

** Travel may be charged when over 20 miles from home area of southampton. **

IMPORTANT: Prices are given as a guide ONLY. Please click here for further information on Pricing.
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Classical and some contemporary tracks played in a classical style.

Usual classical ensemble of instruments.

See repertoire lists.

Supreme Strings will provide music of a professional standard for your wedding, dinner or corporate function. The quartet regularly works throughout the South, including the counties of Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon and West Sussex, being prepared to travel further a field as required.

Supreme Strings uses musicians of the highest quality, its players being principally music graduates, members of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and seasoned professionals from the Hampshire area, and are prepared to travel further a field as required.

Supreme Strings can provide an extensive repertoire of stylish and elegant background music for all occasions. Their repertoire includes great Classical quartets by Mozart and Haydn, as well as popular classics from Bach, Handel and Delibes. For a lighter touch, they can play Theme Tunes, Ragtime, Jazz and melodies from the Shows. They are also happy to provide arrangements of your special requests. For a full repertoire list please call this office.

The Supreme Strings follows in the success of the Bath Spa String Quartet, which is based in Bath, Somerset. This highly reputable group has been established for over 7 years and played at well over 250 weddings and functions. Their experience allows them to know what makes the perfect musical accompaniment to your special day. Both quartets are managed by and played in by Michelle, who would be happy to discuss your requirements for music across the South and South-West of England.

Supreme String's minimum session of two hours will usually provide music through from seating your guests, to the wedding ceremony itself and then as an accompaniment to your drinks and photos. If you would like them to play for the wedding breakfast and/or after dinner entertainment, you can of course have longer. Their regularly play for 3, 4 and 5 hour bookings. Fees include travel within a 20 mile radius of Southampton and a personal music planning service. Special requests can be arranged for a small charge.

Please remember that when choosing music for your civil ceremony, no religious items are permitted.

Ceremony Favourites:

Processional or Recessional:
'The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba' Handel
'La Rejouissance' from the Royal Fireworks Music, Handel
'Hornpipe in D' from the Water Music, Handel
'Canon in D' Pachelbel
'Grand March from Aida' Verdi

Signing of the Register:
'The Flower Duet' Delibes
'Air on the G String' by J. S. Bach
'Romance from The Gadfly' Shostakovitch
'Salut d'Amour' Elgar

Some clients also choose to have a solo spot where the quartet will play a piece of music for you and your guests to listen to. This may be one of your favourite classical pieces or it could be an arrangement made for you, of a popular song that means something special. If you would like to have an arrangement made, please allow at least 8 weeks notice.

Special Arrangements:

Here are a few of the songs that previous clients have requested:
'Baby Just Cares For Me' Nina Simone
'Bittersweet Symphony' The Verve
'My Best Friend' Don Williams

Drinks Reception & Wedding Breakfast:
The music for the remainder of the wedding is selected by the quartet from their extensive repertoire. This would usually include a mixture of styles to suit guests of all ages or solely classical repertoire if you prefer.

'The Muppet Theme' Henson/Pottle
'The Entertainer' Scott Joplin
'In a Sentimental Mood' Duke Ellington
'Anything Goes' Cole Porter
'Some Enchanted Evening' Rogers & Hammerstein
'Lullaby of Birdland' Shearing
'The Dance of the Mirlitons' Tchaikovsky
'Meditation' from Thais, Massenet

For a full repertoire list please call the office.

The tracks below represent some of the most requested numbers from Supreme Strings extensive repertoire and most have been edited down in length. All these tracks can be heard using the demo links below the list.

Pre-Wedding Music:

1. Prelude To Te Deum (Charoentier)
Fireworks Suite, Overture (Handel)

Wedding Music:

Wedding March (Wagner)
Wedding March (Mendelssohn)
Canon in D (Pachelbel)
Air On The G String (Bach)

Reception Music:

La Cumparsita (Rodriguez)
Lullaby Of Birdland (Shearing)
The Easy Winners (Joplin)
It Don't Mean A Thing (Duke Ellington)
The Muppet Theme (Henson and Pottle)
Makin' Whoopee (Donaldson)
Anything Goes (Cole Porter)
Eine Kleine Nacht Musik 1st mvt (Mozart)
Brandenburg Concerto #3, 1st mvt (Bach)

Demo Downloads:
Prelude To Te Deum
1,118 KB
Fireworks Suite, Overture
3,485 KB
Wedding March (Wagner)
1,145 KB
Wedding March (Mendelssohn)
1,263 KB
Canon in D
1,751 KB
Air On The G String
2,009 KB
La Cumparsita
2,696 KB
Lullaby Of Birdland
1,087 KB
The Easy Winners
2,324 KB
It Don't Mean A Thing
1,048 KB
The Muppet Theme
1,265 KB
Makin' Whoopee
1,652 KB
Anything Goes
1,346 KB
Eine Kleine Nacht Musik
1,465 KB
Brandenburg Concerto #3
2,084 KB

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Customer Feedback
Wedding Reception at Hotel

Thank you all for playing so beautifully during our reception. Your music provided the perfect accompaniment to champagne on a hot sunny afternoon, it really set the tone for a perfect day. We had so many comments from friends and family who loved your playing, I'm sure by the end you were ready to melt, so thank you for continuing through the heat, we really appreciate it!

Wedding Reception at Hotel

Thank you for playing so beautifully at our wedding. I can't tell you how wonderful it was to walk down the aisle to live music! You really helped make our day special and memorable. Thank you.

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