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  • Experts in string music. Ranging from classical and romantic music to jazz style and rock sounds we have played throughout Australia and Internationally. Strings For Us were the 2012 NSW winners for “Music and Entertainment – Live” in the Australian Bridal Directory Customer Service Awards. A past recipient of the Music Oz Classic Award, our performers have performed not only with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, Musica Viva, but also for musicals such as Phantom of the Opera and shows with Missy Higgins, Angus and Julia Stone, Johnny Diesel, Shirley Bassey, Kanye West and Barry White.
    We are experienced at playing at weddings and have a selection of music to suit your style. Strings For Us are able to play all types of weddings, in religious churches and with celebrants. We are adaptable from highly formal occasions and also to those with a more casual feel.

  • Strings for us can provide the group as either:
    Quartet – 4 players – Violin +violin +viola +cello
    Trio – 3 players – Violin +violin +cello
    Duo – 2 players – Violin +cello
    Solo – 1 player – any instrument
    Full String Orchestra – 8 or more players
    It is recommended for weddings, to book for 1.5 hours for a civil ceremony, or 2 hours for a church ceremony.

  • Baroque

    Air on the G String – Bach
    Allemande – Schein
    Aria from Xerxes – Handel
    Arioso – Bach
    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel
    Ave Maria – Bach – Gounod
    Belle qui tiens ma vie galliard – Arbeau
    Bist du Beimir – Bach
    Canon – Pachelbel
    Cassandra Bransle – Arbeau
    Chaconne – Purcell
    Fireworks Suite Larejouissance – Handel
    Four Seasons: Summer, Autumn, Winter – Spring – Vivaldi
    Gavotte – Bach
    Grave e Ciaccona – Abaco
    Jesu Joy Of Mans Desiring  – Bach
    Marche – Handel
    Minuet,  Ayre, Scotch Tune, Irish Tune, Riggadoon – Purcell
    My Heart Ever Faithful – Bach
    Rondeau – Mouret
    Sheep May Safely Graze – Bach
    Sleepers Wake – Bach
    Suite from the Fairy Queen – Purcell
    Te Deum – Charpentier
    The Frog Galliard – Morley
    Trumpet Tune – Purcell
    Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke
    Water Music Suite: Air, Minuet, Bouree, Hornpipe – Handel

    Romantic

    Ave Maria – Schubert
    Blue Danube waltz – J . Strauss
    Bolero – Ravel
    Bridal Chorus – Wagner
    Carnival – Tchaikovsky
    Chinese Dance – Tchaikovsky
    Dance of the Flutes – Tchaikovsky
    Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy – Tchaikovsky
    Finale, ‘little Russian’ Symphony No.2 – Tchaikovsky
    Humoresque – Dvorak
    If with all your hearts from Elijah – Mendelssohn
    Liebestraum – Liszt
    March – Tchaikovsky
    Meditation – Massenet
    Nutcracker suite: Overture – Tchaikovsky
    Nutcracker suite: Overture – Tchaikovsky
    Panisangelicus – Franck
    Serenade – Schubert
    Simple Symphony – Britten
    Sleeping beauty waltz – Tchaikovsky
    Snowdrop – Tchaikovsky
    Song of the Lark – Tchaikovsky
    St. Pauls Suite – G.Holst
    String Quartets Opus 51,67 – Brahms
    The Seasons: Fireside – Tchaikovsky
    Traumeri – Schuman
    Two Minuets – Schubert
    Variations on a Russian Folk song – Rimsky – Korsakov
    Waltz of the Flowers – Tchaikovsky
    Wedding march – Mendelssohn

    Musicals & Jazz

    As time goes by – H. Hupfeld
    Baby Elephant Walk – Hatari, Mancini
    Bluesettle – Thielemans
    Brians Song – Legand
    Caravan – Duke Ellington
    Charade – Mancini
    Days of wine and roses – Mancini
    Don’t get around much anymore – Ellington
    Edelweiss from The sound of music – Hammerstein
    Embraceable you – Gershwin
    Greensleeves – Old English Folk song
    I got rhythm – Gershwin
    I Love you truly – Bond
    Ice castles Theme – Hamlisch
    If I were a rich man from Fiddler on the roof – J. Bock
    It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing – Ellington
    Jazzin about suite – P.Wedgewood
    La Paloma (The Dove) – Iradier
    Loves old sweet song – Molloy
    Lullaby of Birdland  – Shearing
    Meggie’s theme – The Thorn Birds, Mancini
    Memory from Cats – Lloyd Webber
    Moon River – Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Mancini
    New York, New York Theme – Kander
    Phantom Of The Opera – Webber
    Pie in the face polka – The great race, Mancini
    Raindrops keep fallin on my head – B. Bacharach
    Someone to watch over me – Gershwin
    Somewhere over the Rainbow – Wizard of Oz, Arlen
    Song from ‘10’ – Mancini
    Song from Molly Maguire’s theme – Mancini
    St. Elmo’s Fire Love Theme – Foster
    Stardust – Carmichael
    Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the roof – J.Bock
    Swanee – Gershwin
    The inspector Clouseau theme – Pink Panther, Mancini
    The man I love – Gershwin
    The Thorn Birds theme – Mancini
    With a little bit of luck from My fair lady – Lerner

    Rock & Pop

    All of me – John Legend
    All You Need is Love – The Beatles
    At Last – H. Warren
    Bad romance – Lady Gaga
    Can’t help fallin in love – Elvis Presley
    Firework – Katy Perry
    Forrest Gump, Feather Theme – A. Silvestri
    Grenade – Bruno Mars
    Halo – Beyonce
    Hot n Cold – Katy Perry
    I Believe – Song
    I knew I loved you – Darren Hayes, Savage Garden
    Just the way you are – Bruno Mars
    La Solitudine – Laura Pausini
    Let it Be – The Beatles
    Lost Without You – Delta Goodrem
    Love me tender – Elvis Presley
    Moves like Jagger – Maroon 5/ Aguilara
    My Heart will Go On – Titanic, Horner
    Norwegian Wood – The Beatles
    November Rain – Guns n Roses
    Octopus’ Garden – R. Starr, The Beatles
    One Thousand Years – Christina Perri
    Out of the Blue – Delta Goodrem
    Paparazzi – Lady Gaga
    Rollin in the deep – Adele
    Save the best for last – Vanessa Williams
    Six Ribbons – Jon English
    Stand by me – B. King
    Tequila – C.Rio
    The Greatest Love of All – Whitney Houston, Masser
    The Rose – Bette Midler
    Wonderwall – Oasis
    Yellow Submarine – The Beatles – Lerner
    You Light up My Life – Brooks

    Classical

    A Little Night Music – Mozart
    Adagio and Fugue k 546 – Mozart
    Alleluja from Exultatejubilate – Mozart
    Andante from piano concerto #21 – Mozart
    Bird Quartet – Haydn
    Brandenburg Concerto – 2nd Movement – Bach
    Brandenburg Concerto, 1st Movement – Bach
    Can Can – J. Offenbach
    Divertimento No. 1 – Mozart
    Divertimento No. 3 – Mozart
    Finale, Overture to William Tell – G. Rossini
    Flute Quartet – Mozart
    Nocturne – Mozart
    Oboe Quartet – Mozart
    Ode to Joy – Beethoven
    Quartet K157, Allegro – Mozart
    String Quartet Opus 14, no.1 – Beethoven
    String Quartets – Boccherini
    String Quartets k155 – k546 – Mozart * allegro k157
    String Quartets Op.42 – Haydn
    The Water Music Suite – Handel
    Theme and Variations – Haydn

    Opera

    Carmen Entrance – Bizet
    CavalleriRusticano, Intermezzo Sinfonico – Mascagni
    Don Giovanni, Ah, Fuggiil Traditor – Mozart
    Duet from the Pearl Fishers – Bizet
    Faust, Chanson Du roi – Gounod
    Faust, Vin o Biere – Gounod
    La Boheme, Quando men vosoltta – Puccini
    La Traviata, Libiamo – Verdi
    Marriage of Figaro, DehVieni – Mozart
    Rigoletto, Ballata – Verdi

    Traditional & Australian

    Australian National Anthem – A. Silvestri
    Christmas Carols
    Danny Boy
    Happy Birthday to You
    Reclaiming The Spirit – Hopkins

  • I just wanted to say thank you so much for the wonderful job you guys did at our wedding.
    The music was truly beautiful and really made our day.
    Thank you from both Jason and I.

    Renee Smith
    April 2014

    Our guests did enjoy the music. My father who is also a musician and piano teacher was particularly impressed by your professionalism and the standard of your performance.
    Thank you so much. It really did enhance the mood of the service and helped to make the day the magical experience it was.

    Katherine Agius
    March 2014

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