Wedding Music

The first choice for over 2000 couples since 2001, The Ardeton String Quartet will provide the perfect musical accompaniment to make your special day even more special. Equally at home performing top-class classical to jubilant jazz, to rocking-out rock, special requests are our speciality!

Corporate Events

With an impressive portfolio of clients, including Sky, BBC, Lloyds and M&S the Ardeton String Quartet have performed for product launches, commercials, banquets and awards ceremonies. Whether it's glitz and glamour, or Bach with bubbly, they will add extra sparkle to your event.


Whether in studio sessions, remote recordings, or live concerts, The Ardeton String Quartet always bring a top performance to everything they do. They have provided the perfect sound to many albums, singles, trailers and adverts around the world.

The Ardeton String Quartet in Bristol

Established - 2001

Wedding Music Strings Somerset Wiltshire WalesWhether a wedding, corporate event or party, the Ardeton String Quartet will provide the perfect musical accompaniment to your day. From Bach to the Black Eyed Peas, Cole Porter to Jurassic Park, their unrivalled repertoire of over 16 hours of music is all written and performed to the highest standard - some of our arrangements are licensed for sale online and used by string quartets around the world. Since 2001, the Ardeton String Quartet has been selected by over 2000 couples as their wedding musicians, as well as performing for national and international corporate clients. They have appeared on the BBC, ITV and Sky, in adverts and film trailers around the world, as well as working with bands and songwriters, meaning they bring an extra level of sparkle to your event. Their enjoyment for what they do comes across at every stage, along with their professionalism and friendliness.

As one of the South West's most sought-after String Quartets, they have built an enviable reputation with clients and venues alike for their high standards - they are the recommended suppliers of many of the wedding venues across Bristol, Bath, Wiltshire, Somerset, the Cotswolds and Wales. They frequently travel as far north as the Midlands, as far west as Swansea, and South to Exeter. From the moment you book, they will talk you through your musical options for you day, help you to plan what is needed at each stage, and answer any questions you might have. They have a wide experience of playing at most types of event and venue, meaning you can relax on the day in the confidence that they will take care of everything musical for you. Why not download our wedding music brochure as a pdf.

Why people choose The Ardeton String Quartet


We are a long-standing string quartet with experience of playing at over 1200 events. As well as performing for events we work as a session quartet and play for concert societies and festivals across the UK.

We are professional in our communication. From the moment you first make contact, we will guide you through the process of arranging the perfect music for your event, from quotation through to issue of contract, and on to choosing the set list and where to have the quartet perform on the day.


Unlike many other groups, there is no hourly rate at weddings. The quartet works on a package system, so if everything doesn't quite run to time on the day, you can be happy in the knowledge that we will keep playing and entertaining your guests.

We also offer all wedding clients a free 'music consultation', either by phone or in person. We can help you pick music for your ceremony, talk through the timings for the ceremony, and any other aspects of the day to make sure everything runs smoothly and to plan.

Our Music Selection

We have one of the largest and varied collections of repertoire in the country, and over 14 hours of music, and it's continually expanding. If you want something unique or special which isn't on the list yet, we are always happy to arrange the music for a small fee.

We also offer a 'jukebox' option for wedding meals and special occasions - each table has a card with a selection of our repertoire printed on it, and either as individuals or as a table, people can request or dedicate songs, then sit back and wait for us to play them.

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