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Wedding String Trio Calgary: Sameer and Nastaran cocktail reception at the Fairmont Palliser, string trio July 27 2013, Calgary AB

Wedding String Trio Burlington ON

Wedding String Trio Burlington ON. Andrea and James’s wedding ceremony at Spencer’s on the Waterfront, string trio September 21, 2012, Burlington ON. There is no question that the city of Burlington has some beautiful venues, but we and our clients always fall hard for Spencer’s. The venue’s angled glass room is very modern, while the service and the attention to detail from the staff has been honed for years, so it’s no secret that we love to perform here.

Ceremony music-classical and pop

The clients requested a mixture of classical and pop music during the wedding ceremony, with classical coming to the forefront. The bridesmaid’s processional was Bach’s Sheep May Safely Graze, and this piece is a beautiful way to ease into the ceremony. As the bride walked down the aisle, the music shifted slightly to a Bach’s Air. This song has a wonderful octave leaps in the bass, which helps to anchor the sound and give the song a great footing to support the soaring and smooth upper line played by the violin. Of course, all of this is accentuated and highlighted by the beautiful acoustic in the room. Still sticking with Bach, the next time the string trio performed in the ceremony was when the papers were being signed. Bach’s Jesu Joy is a natural fit in keeping with the ‘Bach” theme.

Fun, upbeat exit song

As the couple exited just after the officiant announced their marriage, we performed the upbeat and exciting (also very popular) Viva la Vida by Coldplay.Wedding planner: Jackie Scott at Spencer’s

Wedding String Trio Burlington ON: Duo d’Amore-violin and cello duo, string trio and string quartet

About Duo d’Amore

Duo d’Amore is an award winning string ensemble, made up of professional violinists, violists and cellists. Together we have versatile string ensembles such a s solo violinists and cellists, string duos, string trios and quartets. We perform a wide variety of music including pop, Top40 and classical for weddings, special and corporate events, in North York, Toronto and the GTA and across Canada.

Whatever the size and scope of your wedding or event, there is a string ensemble that will perfectly suit the occasion. Listed below is an overview of our string ensembles, and some general remarks about the size of wedding or event where they are best suited. Every event is unique and we suggest that you contact us so that we can plan and customize a string ensemble for your special occasion. Contact us here

What type of weddings does your string quartet and ensembles perform at?

We perform at all kinds of weddings such as non-denominational weddings, Catholic weddings, Jewish Weddings, Christian weddings, Orthodox weddings and many others.

Can you perform at other times?

Yes, we often perform during the cocktail hour and during dinner. Also during the first dance and the reception.

Do you have reviews of past weddings and events that you have performed at?

Yes, we are grateful to all of our past clients for leaving reviews on Weddingwire and Google. We are proud to have the most reviews of any wedding string ensemble in Canada.


What ensembles do you have for hire?

Listing our Burlington ON string quartet and wedding ensembles

The solo violin

The smallest bowed string instrument in the violin family is the violin. It is also the quietest instrument, but that does not mean that it cannot produce a sound. Don’t forget that violin soloists regularly perform with a 50-100 piece orchestra, in a large hall seating 2000 or more people, and the solo violin can be heard over the entire orchestra, and at the very back of the concert hall. How? This comes down to the skill of the violinist, and positioning. This is why at wedding ceremonies we often are quite picky about the exact spot where our violinists and ensembles perform, no matter if the string ensemble is outdoors or indoors a single violinist is a great choice.

Duo d’Amore’s solo violinist is a great option for those who want live music but have a smaller budget. The solo violinist performs classical pieces, contemporary pieces, and a mix of both. Their music is perfect for wedding ceremonies, cocktail receptions, and intimate dinners.

The solo cello

Like the solo violin, a solo cellist is a great option for slightly smaller wedding ceremonies and receptions in Burlington, Niagara, Toronto and the GTA. Larger than the violin, it is very resonant, and can play an equally wide range of music. Clients that hire the solo cello and solo violin for weddings and events often have a guest list of under 50, but not necessarily so.

The violin and cello duo

The violin and cello duo, or string duet, is made up of one violin player and one cello player. This is our most requested string ensemble for hire in Vancouver. Having both the violin, which is able to play soaring melodies, and the cello which is able to anchor and often accompany, while having an even larger sound it is no wonder that this is our most popular string ensemble. I like to imagine that the violin is like the right hand of the piano and the cello is the left had of the piano, together they can play almost anything, and that is another reason that it is our most popular ensembles.

Duo d’Amore’s violin and cello duo is a popular choice for weddings. The duo consists of a violinist and a cellist who play together, creating a beautiful, harmonious sound. The duo’s repertoire includes classical pieces, contemporary pieces, and a mix of both. Their music is perfect for wedding ceremonies, cocktail receptions, and dinner parties.

What size of group/event would you recommend for a violin and cello duo string ensemble?

We often recommend the violin and cello duo for between 50-150 guests. When mic’s, we have performed for over 600, so it all depends. The more that we know about the type of event that you are hosting in Burlington, the easier it is for us to recommend a string ensemble that will sound the best and fit with the event that you are planning. Contact us here

The String Trio

The string trio is made up of the violin and cello, with the addition of a third instrument. Often this is a violin or viola.

What size of group/event would you recommend for a violin and cello duo string ensemble?

This larger string ensemble is suited for events with over 200 guests With a larger sound than the violin and cello duo, the string trio fits right in the middle of the string ensembles that we offer.

Wedding String quartet

Our string quartet is the largest wedding ensemble that we have for hire.

One of the most popular offerings of Duo d’Amore is their string quartet. A string quartet consists of four musicians who play the violin, viola, and cello. The quartet is a versatile ensemble that can perform a wide range of music, from classical pieces to modern arrangements of popular songs. The string quartet is perfect for weddings, cocktail receptions, and other events that require elegant, sophisticated music.

Recommended Wedding Ceremony Venues-Burlington string quartet and wedding ensembles

Paletta Mansion

This historic mansion is surrounded by beautiful gardens and offers both indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremonies and receptions. The waterfront location adds to its charm.

Royal Botanical Gardens

With various event spaces within the gardens, this venue provides a natural and picturesque backdrop for outdoor ceremonies and receptions.

Art Gallery of Burlington

If you’re looking for a unique and artistic setting, the Art Gallery of Burlington offers contemporary event spaces for both intimate and larger weddings.

Geraldo’s at LaSalle Park

This venue combines scenic lakefront views with versatile event spaces, including a glass-enclosed pavilion. It’s a great option for a waterfront wedding.

The Waterfront Banquet and Conference Centre

This venue offers both indoor and outdoor spaces for weddings, with a focus on lakefront views and customizable event packages.

Crosswinds Golf & Country Club

Perfect for couples who love golf or desire a green setting, this venue offers outdoor ceremonies and a stylish banquet hall.

Pearle Hospitality Venues

Pearle Hospitality manages several venues in the Burlington area, including Ancaster Mill and Cambridge Mill. These venues are known for their historic charm, excellent service, and stunning natural surroundings.

Emma’s Back Porch

This restaurant and event space offers a rustic and cozy atmosphere, ideal for smaller weddings and gatherings.

Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre

A more traditional option, this hotel provides various event spaces and accommodation for out-of-town guests.

If you or someone you know is planning wedding ceremony, reception or event in the Burlington ON area and are looking for the finest, most experienced and professional Wedding String Trio Burlington ON and wedding ensembles to perform, please recommend and contact Duo d’Amore today.

Wedding String Trio Burlington ON
Wedding String Trio Burlington ON