What instruments are in a string quartet and trio?

A string quartet has two violins, a viola and a cello.   A string trio has a violin, viola, and cello.

How do I know if I need a quartet or trio?

A string quartet has the fullest sound, and is the best choice for large weddings or outdoor weddings.  Many of our arrangements of popular music have been customized for string quartet.   A trio is best suited for a smaller wedding, but will still work in an outdoor setting, although the sound will not travel as well outdoors as that of a quartet.

Do you perform contemporary music?

Yes, we perform a wide variety of contemporary music.  We play songs by U2, Green Day, Coldplay, The Beatles, Broadway, hit songs from movies, tangos, Taylor Swift, Motown, and The Rolling Stones, among many others.

If I request a song that is not on your list, will you perform it?

Yes, we will be happy to have a special song arranged for a small additional fee.

Do you perform at Jewish ceremonies?

Yes, we perform at many Jewish ceremonies.  We have wonderful arrangements of songs such as Jerusalem of Gold, Erev Shel Shoshanim, Simon Tov, along with klezmer tunes.

Do you perform at LGBT ceremonies?

It is our great pleasure to perform at LGBT ceremonies.

Do you need amplification?

Normally we do not need amplification for indoor or outdoor weddings.

Can I hear samples of your music?

Yes, go to Our Music page to listen to samples of many songs.

How much do you charge?

Costs vary depending on each bride or groom’s needs.  For more information, please email us at amadeusconservatoryofmusic@gmail.com.