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Dallas Area String Quartets and Ensembles

The Aria Trio

DFW 940-484-0380



This ensemble consists of a flute, a violin, and a piano. All the members are graduates of or candidates for the Master of Music program at the University of North Texas. A demo CD is available upon request. They charge $360 for the first hour with each additional hour at $150. There is a $150 flat fee if you want them to be at the rehearsal. MP3 samples of their music are available on their website.
The Dallas Strolling Strings

DFW 972-690-3003


This website is just plain strange. What's with the horizontal layout? Too weird. They offer one to five strolling violinists, and you can hear samples of their music on the website. They charge by the hour, but don't say how much they charge. Add 50% for the Arboretum (probably because it's not air conditioned!).

DFW 469-774-1380


Duplicity is a new violin/piano duo available for performing at your ceremony or reception. Both members of the duo also have vocal degrees, so you can have vocals at no extra charge! Wedding ceremony packages (including the rehearsal) start at $300 -- add $100 for each additional hour if you choose to hire them for your reception too. Hourly rates without the ceremony are $300 for the first hr, and $100 every additional hour.
enHarmonic String Quartet

DFW 469-774-1380



enHarmonic's website claims that their founder, Robert Wood, is "undisputedly talented". The quartet has been invited to play for the grand opening of the Central Performing Arts Conservatory (CPAC) in Plano, and typically performs at private functions and weddings. Pricing starts at $200 for 30 minutes or $400 for 60 minutes. Additional pricing information available on their website in the "Book Us" section.
Forte Strings

DFW 817-294-5127



Forte Strings Quartet is available for your wedding and/or reception. Their website doesn't have any pricing information, so you'll have to call or email for a quote.
Four Strings

DFW 903-364-5185

email form on website


Four Strings offers a variety of string ensembles including quartets, trios, and various combinations of piano, cello, and violin musicians. Prices start at $550 for quartets, $450 for trios, and $350 for duets. Good website with pricing info posted.
Gyros String Quartet

Dallas 214-373-9498

Nice website, but no pricing info.
The Jefferson String Quartet

DFW 972-333-1325



Founded in 1992, the Jefferson String Quartet has performed at numerous weddings, parties, receptions, and other functions. No pricing online, but they do offer MP3 music samples on their website.
Magnolia String Quartet

DFW 972-306-0102



The Magnolia String Quartet is new to the Dallas music scene. All members are originally from Georgia, and they try to bring the musical charm of the old South to their work. Quartets, trio, and duo combinations are available. No pricing info online.
The Platinum Strings

Dallas 469-774-1380


Update 10/26: The website is running, but there's no information listed! Offering string quartets, trios, or customized ensembles. Their wedding package price is $600, which includes the prelude and ceremony music plus a representative at the rehearsal.
Prelude Strings

Dallas 214-499-1877


Audio samples are available on their website, but there's no pricing information.
Gary Schnitzer

Dallas 214-373-1245



Not only does Gary have a cool website, but he also lists his prices online! That alone makes him a cool cat. String Quartets start at $800 per hour ($1,000 for 2 hrs), a violin/ piano duo is $350 for one hour. There is a 3 hour minimum on Friday and Saturday nights. Check out the Bookings section his website for more pricing information. One question - will he remove his cowboy hat during the reception? (Actually, he emailed me and told me that the answer is YES!)
Serenata Strings

DFW 972-420-4638


Prices for the quartet start at $400 for the first hour and then $220 for each additional hour plus a $100 contracting fee (which is waived if contracting for 3 hrs or more). Prices start at $150 for the first hour for a solo violin or guitar (without a contracting fee). Lots of good pricing info on the website.
Stradivarius String Quartet

DFW 972-601-9032 ext. 0908


The Quartet is $600 for the first hour and $225 for each additional hour and the Trio is $500 for the first hour and $175 for each additional hour. There is a one hour minimum and beyond that they will prorate into any sort of time segments desired. There are no set up fees. Pricing for duet or solo strings is also available. Nice website with lots of audio samples.

String Music String Quartet

Murphy 972-424-9223


String Music has played together for over 10 years and are member of local chamber, opera, and symphony orchestras. They bill themselves as a "small, personable ensemble". Demos available on the website, or you can request a demo tape. Rates are on the website: $495 for the first hour, $220 for each additional hour.
Strings 4 All Seasons

DFW 817-326-6466



Strings 4 All Seasons is a quartet comprised of members of various local orchestras. Wedding ceremony pricing is $425, which includes the wedding rehearsal, one half hour of prelude music, and the wedding ceremony. Add $200 for each hour you want them to play at your reception. Good pricing info and music samples online.
The Sun String Quartet

Plano 888-844-8SUN


This quartet researches other area musical group prices to bring customers a competitive rate. Good website with lots of info, including pricing: $495 for the first hour, $220 for each additional hour. They accept credit cards through PayPal, which is somewhat unusual but great (most groups only accept checks or cash).
Vivviana Strings

Greenville 214-535-5350



Vivviana Strings offers string quartets and other string ensembles. Prices start at $100 per hour (+ $50 each additional hour) for a solo violin and go up to $475/hr (+ $225 each additional hour) for a string quartet. Their website is very informative with pricing info and a good FAQs section.
Bows and Strings

DFW 817-534-5240

I used these guys for my own wedding and they were fabulous! Very reasonably priced at $400/hr for the quartet and $300/hr for the trio. They'll send you a demo tape upon request. Highly recommended.56.
Mary Ella Collins

DFW 972-661-9074

One hour minimum. String trio for $450/hr., harp and flute duo for $410 per hour.
Jim Higgins

DFW 972-699-9219

String quartet for $550, string trio for $440. Violin duo for $340, solo harp for $345, and harp flute duo for $475. This guy is a cellist and teaches music theory at UD.
Hubbard Violin Duo

DFW 817-232-0484

2 hours minimum at $380.


Pavane String Quartet

Arlington 817-561-1667


For over 10 years Pavane String Quartet has played on an almost-weekly basis at various functions all around the DFW area. References are available upon request. They are members of the American Federation of Musicians.


Strings Plus Quartet

DFW 817-656-1865

Quartet price is $425 per hour.

Trio price is $350 per hour.

Dallas Area String Quartets and Ensembles Without Websites

  • Eclectic String Quartet 817-860-2376, eclecticstringquartet@comcast.net
  • Corelli String Trios and Quartet 972-437-6559
  • Candlelight String Quartet 972-418-9304, jennifer.ritter@gte.net

  • Opus IV String Quartet 214-371-6427


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