String Musicians

Hire String Quartet
Great Ocean Road

Winners of national & international music competitions.

'Our wedding ceremony was so memorable thanks to the string quartet. They were truly remarkable. They were professional and communication was easy. Everyone complimented us for the string quartet. I will be forever grateful.'
Emma A.

HARMONISING THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD WITH A STRING QUARTET

Embark on a melodic journey with String Musicians Australia, where the beauty of strings meets the breathtaking landscapes of the Great Ocean Road. Our renowned musicians, who seamlessly weave their enchanting tunes with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, bring an unparalleled musical experience to the iconic locations along this coastal route.

THE MELODIES OF MELBOURNE & ADELAIDE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS ALONG THE COAST

Orchestrating Brilliance:

String Musicians Australia takes pride in its collaboration with the prestigious Melbourne and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras, infusing the majestic sounds of strings into the heart of the Great Ocean Road. As our talented musicians frequent the stages with these iconic orchestras, they bring a touch of classical excellence to every performance.

A MUSICAL JOURNEY ALONG THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD

Harmony in Nature’s Symphony:

Our string quartet for hire have graced the picturesque towns along the Great Ocean Road, turning each performance into a musical celebration amidst nature’s grandeur. From the serene Apollo Bay to the surfer’s haven of Torquay, the tranquil charm of Lavers Hill to the coastal allure of Aireys Inlet, our strings resonate with the rhythm of these iconic locales.

Melodic Resonance in Iconic Sites:

Imagine the enchanting sounds of a string quartet or orchestra, echoing through the historic streets of Allansford, the dramatic cliffs of Port Campbell, and the cultural hub of Warrnambool. Our musicians have left their musical imprint on the sandy beaches of Kennett River, the scenic beauty of Wye River, and the charming landscapes of Gellibrand, Lorne, and Anglesea.

Strings at Bells Beach:

Feel the rhythm at Bells Beach, where our string quartet has serenaded audiences against the backdrop of rolling waves and stunning coastal cliffs. This iconic location resonates with the harmonious blend of nature and music, creating an unforgettable experience for all who have witnessed our performances.

DIVERSE MELODIES FOR EVERY OCCASION

Corporate Events in Crescendo:

String Musicians Australia extends its live music service to a diverse range of corporate events, infusing sophistication into awards nights, adding ambience to product launches, and creating an elegant atmosphere for gala dinners. The strings set the perfect backdrop for corporate gatherings, adding a touch of class to every occasion.

Private Functions:

Celebrate life’s milestones with the enchanting melodies of our string musicians. From the intimate setting of wedding ceremonies and receptions to the solemn notes at anniversaries and funerals, our musicians add a layer of emotional resonance to private functions, ensuring each moment is etched in memory.

STRINGING ALONG WITH VERSATILITY

Versatile Repertoire:

String Musicians Australia boasts a diverse repertoire, ensuring our musicians are adept at performing across various genres. Whether it’s the timeless classics, contemporary hits, or bespoke compositions, our strings cater to all preferences, creating a musical experience tailored to your event.

Bespoke Performances Across Towns:

Our classical musicians have curated bespoke performances in the charming streets of Princetown, the serene landscapes of Johanna, and the coastal allure of Peterborough. Each performance is a testament to our commitment to creating unique musical experiences that resonate with the essence of each location.

Our award-winning string quartet has performed in all the following beautiful towns along the Great Ocean Road. 

  • Torquay
  • Anglesea
  • Airey’s Inlet
  • Lorne
  • Wye River
  • Kennett River
  • Apollo Bay
  • Port Campbell
  • Allensford
  • Warnambool
  • Port Fairy

SETTING THE TONE FOR YOUR SPECIAL DAY

Romance in the Air:

Picture the romantic melodies of our string quartet playing as you exchange vows at an intimate ceremony in Apollo Bay. Let the harmonious notes linger in the air as you celebrate your love against the stunning backdrop of the Great Ocean Road.

Elegance in Every Note:

For weddings in Torquay, let the elegance of our string quartet enhance every moment, from the procession to the grand exit. Our musicians add a touch of sophistication, making your special day an unforgettable celebration of love.

Captivating Audiences in Iconic Venues:

Imagine our string quartet gracing the iconic venues of the Great Ocean Road, from historic churches in Allansford to beachfront receptions in Port Campbell. The versatility of our musicians ensures a seamless fit for any venue, creating an immersive musical experience for you and your guests.

CUSTOMISED ENSEMBLES FOR EVERY EVENT

At String Musicians Australia, we understand that each event is unique. While our primary ensemble is the string quartet, we offer flexibility to tailor our configuration to suit your preferences and budget. From string quartets, trios and duos to solo performances, our musicians adapt to create the perfect ambience for your event.

String Musicians Australia embraces the outdoors, performing in venues like zoos, parks, and beach venues along the Great Ocean Road. Our musicians bring the magic of strings to life while understanding the need for protection from the elements. 

In larger settings, we recommend amplifying our string quartet to ensure optimal sound quality, creating a harmonious experience for all.

A MUSICAL TAPESTRY WITH STRING MUSICIANS AUSTRALIA

Expansive Musical Collection:

Explore our expansive collection of over 3,000 songs, featuring popular contemporary hits, enduring compositions from various eras, tangos, hymns, folk melodies, jazz compositions, and celebratory carols. Our diverse musical selections cater to all preferences and occasions, ensuring a tailored musical journey for every event.

Our musicians have brought their talents to the towns along the Great Ocean Road, creating a musical tapestry that resonates with the unique charm of each location. From the bustling streets of Lorne to the serene landscapes of Anglesea, our strings have become a part of the cultural fabric of these towns.

UNIQUE FEATURES OF STRING MUSICIANS AUSTRALIA

Accommodating Travel:

String Musicians Australia is committed to bringing their enchanting melodies to your event, even if it’s a journey away. We typically travel up to 3.5 hours by car from the Melbourne and Adelaide CBD for performances, ensuring that the magic of strings reaches every corner of the Great Ocean Road. We can also travel further if accommodation costs are incurred by our clients. 

For smaller gatherings or events where guests engage in quiet conversations, our musicians can perform acoustically. The absence of power requirements makes the setup time efficient and keeps the performance area simple and safe.

Beyond live events, our talented Melbourne and Adelaide performers lend their expertise to recording sessions for commercial television, feature films, and student compositions. Their patience, experience, and versatility make them the ideal choice for any occasion.

ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND CLIENT CARE

Song Requests and Customisation:

At String Musicians Australia, we prioritize your preferences. If your favourite song isn’t in our extensive library, we’re more than happy to arrange it for you at no additional cost. With up to three special requests included in our service, we ensure your cherished songs are performed live exclusively for you.

Tailored Configurations:

Our primary ensemble is the string quartet, but we offer various configurations, including string trios, string duos, and solo performances, to suit our clients’ budgets. From intimate weddings to grand celebrations, we can adapt our ensemble to your preferences and budget.

BRINGING MUSIC TO LIFE: ACOUSTICALLY AND AMPLIFIED

Low-Light Settings and No Power Requirements:

String Musicians Australia reads their music on iPads, allowing them to perform in dark and low-light settings. Performing on acoustic instruments eliminates the need for power, making the setup time efficient and keeping the performance area simple and safe.

Amplification for Larger Events:

For large wedding receptions, celebrations, and corporate events hosting more than 80 attendees, amplifying our string quartet ensures the best sound quality. Our state-of-the-art wireless amplification system guarantees optimal audio, creating a memorable musical experience for all.

Outdoor Performances:

While we’re happy to perform outdoors, our highly valuable instruments require protection from direct sunlight, rain, and wind. Suitable outdoor settings include verandas, balconies, decks with overhead covers, marquees, large shade umbrellas, or spacious trees providing ample shade without falling foliage risks.

STRING MUSICIANS AUSTRALIA: CREATING UNFORGETTABLE MEMORIES

Performance Requirements:

String Musicians Australia requires minimal assistance from clients. Explore our performance requirements to ensure a seamless musical journey at your event. We understand the importance of attention to detail, and our musicians take care of all aspects, allowing you to focus on your guests.

Exceptional Client Care:

At String Musicians Australia, we acknowledge the need for seamless coordination on the day of your event. Our professional musicians serve as dedicated points of contact, ensuring clear communication from the initial inquiry to the event date. We respond to emails and missed calls within 24 hours, offering unlimited assistance via email and phone to ensure you receive the care you deserve.

In-Person Consultations:

While we offer unlimited assistance via email and phone, in-person consultations are available at an hourly rate of $200 + GST. We understand the importance of personalized service and are dedicated to creating a smooth and memorable experience for you and your guests.

STRING MUSICIANS AUSTRALIA: PRICING AND PAYMENT TERMS

Transparent Pricing:

Our prices are transparent and visible on our website, including GST and travel time by car from the Melbourne CBD. With no additional or hidden fees, you can trust us for a fair and upfront pricing structure. We arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of your booking time to set up and start performing promptly on time.

Booking Deposit and Payment Terms:

To secure your booking, we require a non-refundable $500 deposit. The remaining balance is due at least 30 days prior to your event date. We’ll send you a reminder closer to the date to ensure a seamless and stress-free experience.

CANCELLATION PROTECTION AND PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE

Cancellation Protection:

In case of cancellation, we offer a full credit valid for two years from the cancellation date, provided we receive at least 30 days’ notice. If government-imposed restrictions render your event unfeasible and beyond your control, we’ll extend a full credit with a minimum of 48 hours’ notice.

Public Liability Insurance:

String Musicians Australia holds comprehensive public liability insurance coverage of up to AUD 20 million, ensuring protection throughout Australia. Our commitment to your peace of mind is reflected in our thorough insurance coverage.

BOOKING WITH STRING MUSICIANS AUSTRALIA: SECURE YOUR DATE

Flexible Booking Options:

Our clients often book our string quartet up to two years in advance to secure availability, especially for weddings. While most clients book when all details of their event are planned out, we understand the need for flexibility. You can make updates to your booking, including changes in date, time, and venue, with 30 days’ notice. For short-notice bookings, complete our booking form as soon as possible, and we’ll do our best to accommodate your request.

Booking Process:

A $500 deposit secures the booking, with the remaining balance due 30-60 days before the event date. We accommodate updates with 30 days’ notice, ensuring you have the flexibility to make adjustments to your booking.

Last-Minute Bookings:

For short-notice bookings, such as impromptu marriage proposals, wedding ceremonies, farewells, funerals, and wakes, complete our booking form as soon as possible. We’ll respond within 8 hours and do our best to accommodate your request.

STRING MUSICIANS AUSTRALIA: SHARING THE PASSION FOR MUSIC

Passionate Musicians:

As members of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, and the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, our musicians share a deep passion for music. This passion infuses every performance, creating an atmosphere of magic and enchantment at every event.

Creating Unforgettable Experiences:

To experience the magic of a string quartet at your next event along the Great Ocean Road, secure your booking with String Musicians Australia today. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to contribute to the creation of an extraordinary and truly memorable musical celebration for you and your guests.

BOOK NOW: STRING MUSICIANS AUSTRALIA

Contact Details:

String Musicians Australia

91A Johnston Street

Collingwood VIC 3066

Phone: 1300 997 923

Secure Your Date:

Book now to secure your date and let the strings resonate at your next event. String Musicians Australia looks forward to sharing the passion for music and helping you create an unforgettable experience. Book now and let the melodies of our string quartet become the soundtrack to your special moments.

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Our Awards

  ABC Young Performer of the Year Award
  Atheneum Chamber Music Award
  Hephzibah Menuhin Competition
  Melbourne Research Scholarship
  Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant
  Gwenn Prockter Cello Award
  McCaw-Bainton Scholarship
  Tait Memorial Trust Award
  Sid Curry Memorial Award
  Hattori Foundation Award
  Donald Hazelwood Award
  PPCA Foundation Award
  J Albert and Son Prize
  4MBS Musica Viva Sid Page Memorial Prize
  Melbourne Abroad Travelling Scholarship
  Austral Salon Instrumental Competition
  Mietta Song Recital Award – Best Pianist
  Centenary Medal for Service to the Arts
  Margaret Sutherland Bursary Award
  Australia Council for the Arts Award
  E.V Llewellyn Memorial Scholarship
  Australian Music Foundation Award
  Dandenong Festival of Music & Arts Gold Medallion
  Australian Chamber Music Competition
  Asia Pacific Chamber Music Competition
  Macklin Bursary Award
  Banff International String Quartet Competition
  Sleath Scholarship
  Australian Concerto Competition
  Australian National Piano Award
  Fine Music Australia Young Performer Award
  Gisborne International Music Competition, NZ
  Musica Viva Grand Prize
  Geoffrey Parsons Award
  Dorcus McClean Travelling Scholarship
  Kendall National Violin Competition
  Geelong Advertiser Music Competition
  Eric Read Cello Award
  Tallis Bursary Award
  Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition