Highly Strung String Quartet

For nigh untold centuries, string quartets have been the inimitable upper-class instrument of elegance and sophistication. Perfect for private soirees to large outside events, they never fail to add that elusive touch of poise and polish to any occasion, be it as centre-stage stars or delightful musical scenery.

MEET THE QUARTET

HAYDEN

Violinist

> Brisbane Based Violinist 

> Avid chamber and orchestral musician 

> Performances include:

          ~ Opera Australia's production of West Side Story

          ~ Australian Festival of Chamber Music

          ~ Icicle Creek Chamber Music Institute

          ~ Anime Fever concert

          ~ Beauty and the Beast Opera

> Regular ensemble engagements include:

          ~ Ipswitch City Orchestra

          ~ Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra

          ~ Highly Strung String Quartet

LAURA

Violinist

> Brisbane Based Violinist and Violist 

> Attended Guildhall School of Music, London

> Musical awards include:

          ~ Nelson City Civic Award

          ~ Young Performer of the year, NZ

> Ensembles engagements include:

          ~ Ipswich City String Quartet

          ~ Daisy Road Jazz Band

          ~ Casual with QSO, MSO, TSO

          ~ Highly Strung String Quartet

 

 

> Performances include:

          ~ Anime Fever Concerts 

          ~ Cat Stevens Tribute Concert

          ~ Tim Minchin with TSO and MSO

          ~ Novalis Qtet at the London Opera

ANDREW

Violist

> Brisbane Based Violist

> Recipient of the Harmer Memorial Scholarship

> Performances include:

          ~ Michael Buble Australia tour

          ~ Adele in concert

          ~ String Quartet with Kate Miller Heidke

> Chamber music institutes:

          ~ Great Wall International music academy, Bejing

          ~ Khukmo music Festival in Finland

> Regular ensemble engagements include:

          ~ Opera Queensland

          ~ Harvest Rain Theatre

          ~ AYO Chamber Players

          ~ Highly Strung String Quartet

ELIZABETH

Cellist

> Brisbane Based Cellist

> Studied in NYC with ASQ cellist, Wolfram Koessel

> Regular ensemble engagements include:

          ~ Casual with QSO

          ~ Casual with Camerata of St Johns

          ~ Fahrenheit Piano Trio

          ~ Australian Symphony Orchestra

          ~ Highly Strung String Quartet

     

> Performances include:

          ~ The Whitlams symphony femmes

          ~ Beatles orchestrated

          ~ Disney under the stars

          ~ String quartet, Human Nature

          ~ Strings orchestrated, Michael Buble

          ~ Hanz Zimmer in Concert 

          ~ Diana Krall at QPAC

          ~ Elvis Presley Hologram

PACKAGES and PRICES

Wedding Reception
WEDDINGS

Wedding Ceremony

To hire Highly Strung String Quartet for your wedding ceremony:

 

COST: $950

WHAT YOU GET:

30 minutes of playing before the ceremony as quests arrive

Processional piece

(Walking down the aisle)

 

Signing piece

(Music during the signing/photos)

 

Recessional piece

(Walking back down the aisle)

$200 extra to travel to locations 1hour or more away from major cities.

EXTRAS:

An additional $220/half hour if you want music through the photos/cocktail reception.

Rustic Dining Hall
FUNCTIONS

Event or Function

To hire Highly Strung String Quartet for your function or event.

 

FOR BACKGROUND MUSIC:

For music played during a function or event as atmospheric music.

 

COST: $950/2 hours

WHAT YOU GET:

2 hours of playing with a 20 minute break in the middle with your choice of genre of music.

EXTRAS:

$440/hour for extra time.

FOR FEATURE PERFORMANCE:

Performance as a feature artist at your next function or event

COST: $1250 for 1.5-2 hour performance

WHAT YOU GET:

1.5-2 hour performance for your guests 

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DESIGN

Other options

Highly Strung String Quartet is available for any type of performance/background music/addition to your ensemble ect... 

Enquire and ask for a custom package and we will quote you appropriately.

 

You can choose your music, genre choice, pieces we play, amount of time we play for, and many other customisable things.

 

Shoot us an email with all the details of your needs and we will do the best we can to accomodate them. 

AUDIO EXAMPLES

Pachelbel's CanonHighly Strung String Quartet
00:00 / 01:34
J.S Bach- Air on the G StringHighly Strung String Quartet
00:00 / 00:47
Ed Sheeran - PerfectHighly Strung String Quartet
00:00 / 02:02
The Beatles - All you need is loveHighly Strung String Quartet
00:00 / 01:12
Templates PDF.pdf

REPERTOIRE LIST:

Can't see your favourite piece of music on our list of repertoire? Never fear, if you have a special piece of music in mind, we will happily arrange it for you for a cost appropriate to the size of the request. Contact us for more information.