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String quartet wedding ensembles Caledon, ON

String quartet wedding ensembles Caledon, ON. If you, or someone you know is getting married, or is interested in a live performance for a wedding or special event in Caledon ON and area, please contact us for a custom quote. We would be happy to consult with you to help you choose the right size ensemble for your event, and some fantastic music to make your wedding ceremony or cocktail reception a truly memorable experience. The photo on the top of the blog is from a wedding ensemble ceremony performance at .Cambium Farms, Caledon.

String Quartet Wedding Ensembles Caledon ON
String Quartet Wedding Ensembles Caledon ON

About Duo d’Amore

Duo d’Amore is an award winning string ensemble, made up of professional violin, viola and cello players. Together we have versatile string ensembles such as solo violinists and cellists, string duos, string trios and quartets. We perform a wide variety of music including pop, Top40, video game music and classical for weddings, special and corporate events.

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

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 large sound. Don’t forget that violin soloists regularly perform with a 50-100 piece orchestra. This is in a large hall seating 2000 or more people, and the solo violin can be heard over the entire orchestra. How? This comes down to the skill of the violinist, and positioning. And this is why at wedding ceremonies for example 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. 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. And this is our most requested string ensemble for hire. As well, 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.

The String Trio

The string trio is made up of the violin and cello, with the addition of a third instrument. And most often this is a violin or viola. We recommend this ensemble for 150-200 guests. Also, the string trio a great mid size ensemble that is an excellent option for an outdoor wedding or large church wedding.

The String Quartet-String quartet wedding ensembles Caledon ON

Our string quartet is the largest wedding ensemble that we have for hire. We often recommend the string quartet for large gatherings, receptions, weddings and events with 200 or more guests. The string quartet is one of our more versatile ensembles, as we can perform everything from Bach, Beethoven and Brahms in the classical spectrum, to pop, jazz, folk, Top40 and beyond.

From classical to pop, Top 40

Whatever the type or size of event Duo d’Amore, has an ensemble and the right music options to make your event memorable. We have hours of classical music, from the baroque period with composers such as Bach and Handel, the classical period with Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven to the Romantic period with Elgar and Brahms, just to name a few. We have over 5 hours of classical music, and our repertoire is always expanding. Here are some of our most requested songs for our string quartet and ensembles:

  1. Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel
  2. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by Johann Sebastian Bach
  3. Air on the G String by Johann Sebastian Bach
  4. Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
  5. Trumpet Voluntary by Jeremiah Clarke
  6. Ave Maria by Franz Schubert
  7. Spring from The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi
  8. Bridal Chorus by Richard Wagner
  9. The Swan by Camille Saint-Saƫns
  10. Eine Kleine Nachtmusik by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Pop, Top40 and beyond, custom arrangements

Duo d’Amore is also fortunate to have an incredibly large collection of pop string arrangements. Like our classical music repertoire it is always expanding. If there is a song that you would like for your event, let us know.

  1. A Thousand Years by Christina Perri
  2. Perfect by Ed Sheeran
  3. All of Me by John Legend
  4. Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley
  5. Marry Me by Train
  6. Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran
  7. You Are the Best Thing by Ray LaMontagne
  8. At Last by Etta James
  9. I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing by Aerosmith
  10. Just the Way You Are by Bruno Mars

Huge list of Modern and Pop music

Caledon ON and area venues, perfect for our string duo, trio and quartet ensembles

There are several wedding venues in Caledon, Ontario, Canada that you may want to consider. Here are a few options:

  1. Caledon Country Club: This elegant and spacious venue offers a beautiful outdoor ceremony space as well as an indoor banquet hall for your reception.
  2. Millcroft Inn & Spa: This historic inn features stunning gardens, a waterfall, and a picturesque pond, making it an ideal location for a romantic outdoor ceremony. The venue also offers indoor options for receptions.
  3. Cambium Farms: This rustic and charming venue boasts a beautifully restored barn and acres of farmland, providing a picturesque backdrop for your wedding. They offer both indoor and outdoor options for ceremonies and receptions.
  4. Glen Eagle Golf Club: This venue features a stunning outdoor ceremony space with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. The clubhouse provides an elegant indoor reception space as well.

Royal Ambassador Event Centre–one of our favourites for all our wedding ensembles in Caledon, ON

The Royal Ambassador is a stunning hotel located on 55 acres of land, overlooking Lake Ontario. It offers a perfect setting for a romantic wedding, with its picturesque gardens, stunning water features, and elegant ballrooms. The hotel has been designed to cater to all types of weddings, from intimate ceremonies to grand celebrations.

Exceptional service

One of the standout features of the Royal Ambassador is its exceptional service. The staff at the hotel is dedicated to providing couples with an unforgettable wedding experience. They go above and beyond to ensure that every detail is taken care of, and that the wedding runs smoothly from start to finish.

Range of Wedding Packages

The hotel offers a range of wedding packages, each of which can be customized to meet the couple’s specific needs and preferences. The packages include everything from catering and decorations to accommodation and entertainment. The hotel also has a team of experienced wedding planners who work closely with the couple to plan every aspect of the wedding, from the menu to the seating arrangements.

Outdoor spaces-perfect for our string ensemble

The Royal Ambassador has several indoor and outdoor wedding venues, each with its own unique charm. The Garden Pavilion, for example, is a stunning outdoor venue that overlooks the lake and features a beautiful gazebo, perfect for exchanging vows. The Ambassador Ballroom, on the other hand, is an elegant indoor venue that can accommodate up to 600 guests and features crystal chandeliers and a spacious dance floor.

Other amenities

The hotel also offers a range of activities and amenities for guests, including a spa, golf course, and outdoor pool. Guests can also enjoy a range of outdoor activities, such as hiking and biking, in the nearby parks and trails.

No matter what your style or budget, there’s a wedding venue in Caledon and the surrounding area that will suit your needs. And whether you choose a rustic winery, a charming heritage home, or a modern event space, your wedding will be a day to remember at any of these beautiful venues.

Weddingwire award winner-String quartet wedding ensembles Caldeon, ON

Duo d’Amore is extremely proud to have won the Weddingwire Brides choice award numerous times for best wedding ceremony music. In 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011. We have also been featured in WeddingBells, Wedluxe, Style Me Pretty

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