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String quartet wedding ensembles St. Jacobs ON. 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 St Jacobs, Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge and across Canada.

String quartet wedding ensembles St. Jacobs ON
String quartet wedding ensembles St. Jacobs ON

Our experience with Duo D’Amore was outstanding. It was a last minute decision, not even 10 days before the wedding. They’ve made sure everything would be set up perfectly and gave us recommendations to help with the music selection. They created a truly magical atmosphere. This was the wedding of our dreams and they were the final touch, everyone absolutely loved them. Thank you so much !!


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 Wedding String Quartet and ensembles St Jacobs.

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 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.

String quartet wedding ensembles St. Jacobs ON
String quartet wedding ensembles St. Jacobs ON

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 Vancouver, 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.

Exceptional Live music

St. Jacobs is a charming and picturesque location that offers a perfect backdrop for weddings. This village exudes rustic beauty, quaint elegance, and a touch of old-world charm, making it an ideal setting for couples looking to create a memorable and romantic wedding experience. Here are some reasons why St. Jacobs makes a great location for weddings:

Scenic Beauty

St. Jacobs is known for its stunning natural beauty. The village is surrounded by lush landscapes, rolling hills, and meandering rivers, creating a picturesque environment that lends itself to beautiful outdoor wedding ceremonies and photoshoots.

Historic Charm

The village has a rich history dating back to the 19th century, and its historic architecture adds a unique and timeless charm to weddings. Quaint cottages, historic buildings, and vintage-inspired venues provide a charming backdrop for both indoor and outdoor celebrations.

Venue Variety

St. Jacobs offers a range of wedding venue options, from rustic barns to elegant reception halls. Couples can choose from an array of settings that suit their preferences, whether they’re seeking a casual, country-style wedding or a more formal affair.

Local Culture

The village’s local culture adds an authentic touch to weddings held there. Couples can incorporate local elements such as handmade crafts, artisanal products, and even horse-drawn carriages to infuse their celebrations with the unique character of the area.

Other reasons to love St. Jacobs and area

Quaint Atmosphere

St. Jacobs has a laid-back and relaxed atmosphere that encourages a sense of intimacy and togetherness. Wedding guests can enjoy a peaceful and cozy ambiance, fostering connections and enhancing the overall wedding experience.

Photography Opportunities

The village’s idyllic surroundings offer countless opportunities for stunning wedding photography. Couples can capture beautiful shots by the riverside, amidst picturesque fields, or in front of historic buildings, ensuring lasting memories of their special day.

Local Cuisine

St. Jacobs boasts a range of dining options that allow couples to incorporate delicious local cuisine into their wedding menus. From farm-to-table experiences to traditional Canadian fare, the culinary offerings can be tailored to suit any taste.

Proximity to Nature

For couples who appreciate the outdoors, St. Jacobs offers easy access to hiking trails, nature reserves, and scenic spots, making it a great destination for nature-inspired weddings and adventurous pre- or post-wedding activities.

Close-Knit Community

The friendly and welcoming nature of the local community can contribute to the warmth and joy of a wedding celebration. Couples and their guests can feel like part of a close-knit family as they celebrate their special day.

Year-Round Appeal

St. Jacobs is beautiful year-round, with each season offering its own unique charm. Whether it’s the vibrant colors of autumn, the cozy feel of winter, the blossoming flowers of spring, or the sunny days of summer, couples can choose the season that resonates most with their vision.

St. Jacobs offers a combination of natural beauty, historic allure, and a sense of community that makes it a fantastic location for weddings. Couples can create a wedding experience that reflects their personal style while benefiting from the enchanting surroundings and warm ambiance that St. Jacobs has to offer.

Wedding venues in St Jacobs and nearby

St. Jacobs Country Gardens

This venue offers a beautiful outdoor setting for weddings, with well-maintained gardens, gazebo areas, and rustic charm. It’s a popular choice for couples looking for a romantic and natural setting for their special day.

The Puddicombe House

A historic venue located in the heart of St. Jacobs, The Puddicombe House offers a blend of Victorian elegance and modern amenities. It features various event spaces, including indoor and outdoor options, suitable for weddings of different sizes.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Waterloo/St. Jacobs

If you’re looking for a more contemporary setting, this hotel might be an option. They have event spaces that can be tailored for weddings and receptions, offering convenience for both the ceremony and accommodation.


While not directly in St. Jacobs, Bingemans is a larger event complex located nearby in Kitchener that hosts weddings and other special events. They have multiple venues on-site that can accommodate weddings of various sizes.

If you or someone you know is planning wedding or event in the Kitchener-Waterloo area and are looking for the finest, most experienced and professional String quartet wedding ensembles St. Jacobs ON to perform, please recommend and contact Duo d’Amore today.