Weddings - Corporate Events - Special Celebrations - Recitals

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The Dorset String Quartet is an experienced and professional Dorset based chamber ensemble that specialises in performing at weddings, private parties and corporate functions.

With a wide repertoire from Pachelbel to Coldplay; we tailor each performance to exactly match your requirements, bringing the unique atmosphere to your event that only top quality live music can create.

Dorset String Quartet

The return of Dorset String Quartet

We are delighted to announce that our second performance at The Grange, Oborne has now taken place.

This was one of our first concerts since the first lockdown but the quartet has been busy fulfilling bookings for weddings and other social engagements postponed from 2020.

We have a variety of other performances happening during the the rest of the year through to 2022.

What We Play

We own a vast range of music including arrangements of the most popular pieces. Some wedding selections are listed here but we can offer a wide choice for all types of event. 

We can also arrange or source music specially if it is not already in our library.

To view our complete repertoire list download our 

Repertoire list by Genre


Pachelbel Canon

Mendelssohn Wedding March

‘Autumn’ from the Four Seasons

Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Rock and Pop

1000 Years

Thinking Out Loud

Marry Me

Can’t Help Falling in Love

Make You Feel My Love

Stage and Screen

Master and Commander


Theme from Cinema Paradiso

You Only Live Twice

Jurassic Park

Romance and Nostalgia

Glasgow Love Theme

The Rose

Every Breath You Take

The Man I Love

When I Fall in Love

Who We Are

Where We Play

Recent engagements have included performances for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service, ‘Dewlish in Bloom’ and Christmas music at Castle Point Shopping Centre, Bournemouth. We have also been engaged for recitals at the Alexandra Hotel, Lyme Regis. More details about the latest of these once the Covid-19 crisis has eased.

What We Charge

Our charges include travelling a distance of 20 miles from Dorchester, Dorset. Any mileage above that will be at the normal rate of £0.45 per mile.

Ceremony Only – £400

Two Hours – £480

Three Hours – £560

Four Hours – £640