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Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception

I just wanted to say a huge thank you for playing at our wedding ceremony and drinks! I could not have wished for a more perfect day - the music choices were beautiful and I have received so many compliments on how talented they were! Kathryn understood exactly the style of music I wanted and adapted very well!

Everyone was so impressed and I will certainly be recommending them to all of our friend going forward! :) C and N August 2022

Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception

Huge thank you to Sonore Strings! They performed for our wedding ceremony and drinks reception and we would highly recommend them. Communication was great throughout, we specified any specific songs which we wanted as part of our wedding and they were amazing on the day - thank you! K and D July 2022


Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception

These lovely people played at our outdoor wedding ceremony and drinks reception at Wasing Park a few weeks ago and they were AMAZING! They did a mixture of old and and new songs, a lot of people said it gave them Bridgerton vibes as they have a lot of modern music on the strings! Big compliment! They added a really romantic atmosphere to the ceremony and a wonderful warm feel to the drinks reception. All of the group were really professional, punctual, friendly and we would definitely recommend them for any other couples wanting to add something extra to their wedding. Thank you Sonore String Quartet! E and W July 2022

Wedding Drinks Reception

Sonore provided a string trio for music at our wedding drinks reception. They were outstanding, with a wide repertoire of options from Beethoven to Ed Sheeran! Enough options to suit the preferences of guests of all ages. We were so happy with them and highly recommend them to others. C and C June 2022

Wedding Drinks Reception

Kathryn and Neil played at our drinks reception at our wedding in June and were fantastic! They played a wide range of songs (some classic, some modern covers) which we selected and provided the perfect background music for our summer wedding. They were very organised so we didn't need to worry about their set up etc. We would highly recommend! Thanks again! EB June 2022

Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception

I hired a duo (Kathryn and Neil) to play at our wedding as a surprise for my husband, after they initially played at our engagement. Kathryn and Neil are fantastic - they are incredibly talented musicians and they step up to any event big or small with their enthusiasm for the occasion. They personalised all of the music to suit our preferences and the guests were wowed by how incredible they were. Would highly recommend! G and G May 2022

Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception

We booked Sonore for our wedding and they were wonderful. One of my favourite memories of the day is having our photos taken, looking over the grounds and seeing our friends and family enjoying the music. As one guest said - glorious !

H  and J May 2022

Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception 

We got married in January after a few postponements! And we could honestly not recommend Sonore enough. Kathryn was a joy to deal with, she responded to my emails the same day and was so helpful with all the changing dates.
The actual day was wonderful, we got so many people saying how amazing they were and that they loved the song choices. Honestly the best day and I cannot thank Sonore enough! ❤️ G and S Hunter January 2022 

Wedding Ceremony & Drinks Reception


Wow! What can I say? I don’t think any words I write will do justice for just how incredible Sonore string quartet are and how special they made our wedding on the 18.12.21 at Claridges. From start to finish they have been so warm, friendly and professional. They are extremely organised and keep on top of everything from booking, to song selections, to the running of the day and all the logistics. They made everything so easy and I had no stress or worry from the moment I booked I knew they were going to be amazing and they were. Everyone on the day could not compliment them enough they are extremely talented musicians. If you want want to make your wedding or event special then Sonore are for you! I will definitely be rebooking, I could listen to them play all day! Thank you so much Sonore String quartet it was truly a pleasure to meet you all and listen to you play. Best wishes, Eloise x

Corporate Event - Duo

Really lovely people - showed up well in advance ready to go with a great attitude and an even better talent! Really made the whole event more enjoyable and classy. Thank so much. HJ December 2021


Wedding Ceremony & Drinks Reception - Quartet

I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you and the quartet for Saturday. You were absolutely amazing and it was such a special backdrop to the day. A lot of our guests were also blown away, and the vicar especially found it very special as it was the first quartet in that church. I'm so sorry I didn't come to say hello, I got whisked up on the day and didn't want to interrupt your amazing playing! If there's anywhere we can leave a review or feedback, please let us know. Thank you again! Hopefully I can find an excuse in the future to book you again! L & M November 2021

Wedding Ceremony & Drinks Reception - Quartet

I would like to thank you and you colleagues in the Quartet for a wonderful contribution to our day, both at the Church and afterwards at the Reception. I hope the arrangements on the day were satisfactory for you all. Many of our guests went out of their way to say how great your contribution to the service in particular was. Thank you again. D & L October 2021

Wedding Ceremony & Drinks Reception - Trio

Thank you so much for playing at our wedding. From the moment we booked you in 2019, you have been brilliant- keeping in contact throughout Covid and learning new pieces of music so we could hear them during our day. Being able to dance to a string version of Under the Bridge by Red Hot Chili with my new hubby was an incredible moment for the both of us. Our guests have all commented on how amazing you were and the range of different genres that you played during your 5 hours with us. The ambience of your music definitely enhanced the day and we would love to consider you for other events that could suit a trio or recommend you to friends. K & M September 2021

Wedding Drinks Reception - Trio

Sonore String Quartet really made our occasion really special. They communicated very well beforehand and played beautifully on the day. We were so pleased that we chose them for our entertainment. H and J July 2021


Wedding Ceremony - Trio

I could not recommend Sonore enough!! I contacted Kathryn very last minute and from the first call I knew I was in safe hands. Repertoire is so broad and so much popular songs which you wouldn’t expect for a string trio. They went above and beyond and even got sheet music for a song I requested. Everyone was commenting on how super they were. Communication was perfect! Thank you again!! OM June 2021

Wedding Ceremony & Drinks Reception - Quartet

Sonore String Quartet were absolutely fantastic. They played at our wedding, both in the church and at the drinks reception. They have a very big repertoire where we found every song that we really wanted, very helpful and responsive in the run up to the wedding and performed beautifully on the day. We are very grateful and would highly highly recommend! M & B May 2021

Wedding Ceremony - Duo

We just wanted to say thank you so much for Thursday. Both us and all the guests loved the music. Really appreciate all your hard work. Look forward to seeing you again in August. P & N May 2021

Wedding Proposal - Quartet

So, I was looking for a string quartet for my proposal event and I saw and reviewed the Sonore String Quartet and was impressed by their fantastic reviews.

I am here to add to those reviews, they were absolutely amazing!! Before I'd even confirmed the booking, I was in touch with Kathryn about the event and a tailored list of songs that I wanted for the proposal. She said that if they didn't know it, they'd obtain the sheet music for it so they could perform it, nothing was too much trouble.

The payment transaction was a doddle and I was provided a copy of the invoice. Then, they liaised with the venue to establish their entry (a fair bit of sneaking around was required as to not give the game away!) and as we walked up the pathway towards the area booked out, oh, such sweet music!

Luckily, my now fiancée didn't twig that they were there for her, allowing us to have time to pick the right moment to give myself a well earned knee ache!

Sonore String Quartet brought such a degree of elegance and classiness to the event and made such beautiful music for all my family to enjoy. And to boot, they were absolute troopers on quite a blustery, cold day. They are a credit to their profession, book them, you definitely won't regret it, I certainly don't! I'll be having them at my wedding :)  Neil W  April 2021

Wedding Ceremony - trio

Sonorestrings completed our wedding ceremony!!! Kathryn and the rest of the team were so lovely and accommodating to our constantly changing plans throughout the pandemic. We ended up having an intimate smaller church ceremony that was on a live stream to all our family and friends across the world. Our virtual guests absolutely LOVED the music choices ranging from classical, to film, to hymns, and finally including Bollywood classics during the signing of the register which was a lovely nod to our Indian culture! Even our Priest and the Church Stewards were so delighted to have the strings trio play as it's something they have never had at a wedding in the Church before! Really pleased we booked the talented Sonorestrings as they made our ceremony extra special! ❤ Mr and Mrs L 

Wedding Drinks Reception - Duo

Couldn’t recommend more. Lovely people, amazing music. Sat outside in the cold playing for us to enable our wedding to be COVID secure. Thank you so much Sonore! E and G May 2021

Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception - Trio

Reliable and outstanding musicians - We booked Sonore String Quartet to play at our wedding in the South of France during the summer of 2019 and are so glad that we did. They were reliable and helpful in the lead up to our wedding. My wife and I were not sure on which songs to have and they helped us to choose the right ones for us and were very understanding. On the day of our wedding they turned up early in plenty of time. We did not have to worry about them and all of our guests remarked on how well they played and how professional they were. We cannot speak highly enough of them. One of the best decisions we made was booking them to play at our wedding! Would highly recommend them. Nick and Nicky August 2019


Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception - Duo

We employed the services of Sonore String Quartet for our intimate Civil Wedding service on the 14th Sept at The George Hotel, Stamford, where they played for the service and after in the garden. Beforehand Kathryn corresponded brilliantly. Their presence and performance helped to make one very special day. Thank you so much,

Sarah & Floyd September 2019

Celebrant - Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception - Trio

I had the pleasure of working with these talented musicians at a wedding in Provence; I was blown away by them. As a celebrant I've worked with many string quartets, and Sonore String Quartet is by far the best. Thank you for your music!

The English Celebrant In France. August 2019

Wedding - Drinks Reception - Trio

Simply put, these guys are amazing! Do not hesitate to book them. They played at our wedding a few weeks ago and we had so so many compliments from our guests. Their repertoire is so eclectic and they played classical as well as all our modern favourites. They tailored the song list to include mine, my husbands and my Dad's favourites as well which was very much appreciated. Thank so much once again xx

Laura and Andy August 2019

Charity Garden Party - Trio

“Sonore String Quartet joined us at our recent Moat Garden Party at Windsor Castle. They helped create such a beautiful atmosphere, and their broad range of music meant that there was something for all tastes. Despite it being the hottest day of the year, Kathryn, Neil and Giles were a pleasure to host, and the whole booking and communication process was so easy. Many of our guests commented on how wonderful the music was, and our esteemed hosts were equally as impressed!”

Drinks Reception - Trio

Brilliant musicians who were friendly and approachable and we felt that they were part of the wedding party. They were the icing on the cake of an already fantastic day and I would thoroughly recommend them.

Bride's Mum June 2019


Performance at 1980s Music Festival - Quartet

Exactly what we asked for, great to work with, fun, sociable and wonderfully talented. Can't recommend them highly enough. Red Sky Promotions June 2019


Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception - Quartet

Sonore String Quartet performed at our wedding on Saturday 4th May 2019 in Shrewsbury and we couldn’t be happier!They played as our guests arrived, the ceremony and reception drinks. From the initial enquiry we were extremely happy with the personal service we received from Kathryn, responses were helpful and quick - even when we were delayed ourselves.
We took a while to decide on our song choices, but Kathryn and the rest of the group were very accommodating and played ...a huge range of styles for us, from a suggestion from the grooms grandad to learning a song especially for the groom (Final Fantasy sound track) which he absolutely loved for before the ceremony. On to classical and modern pop for the rest.
Even though the sun was shining the air was cold being an outdoor ceremony but they all played through it like troopers to enable us to have our dream ceremony.

Once again, a huge thank you to all of you in Sonore String Quartet for making the journey to be a part of our wedding day, both the two of us and our guests LOVED having you there and listening to you play.
We highly recommend booking with Sonore for any event with their diverse repertoire, skills and great personal service.

Thank you again!

Anna & Lewis
(Mr & Mrs Haydon!) xx

Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception - Trio

Sonore strings were one of the biggest highlights of our wedding. Communication leading up to the event were always immediate. They were able to put together special requests and most importantly played absolutely perfectly on the day. So much so it made the bride (me) cry and we received several comments from our friends and family that the strings made the ceremony so special. The guys were so flexible before and during the day, a dream to work with. Very highly recommended!! K and N May 2019

Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception - Trio

They were amazing, they played all the music that I chose, it was like dream. I really recommend Sonore String quartet. F and J April 2019

Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception - Trio

Just wanted to say thank you for organising the very memorable music for our wedding on 6 April. Everyone complimented both Giles's playing in the church and the trio in the pub - sadly we missed them in The Rosendale as we went to have some photos taken nearby but I will never forget Giles playing Pachelbel's Canon as I walked down the aisle and also the two Elgar tunes. I know our guests enjoyed the trio in The Rosendale very much.

Mr and Mrs B April 2019

Wedding Ceremony and Drinks Reception - Trio

Beautiful music played for yesterdays wedding at Clearwell Castle by such lovely friendly musicians too. It was such a pleasure to meet you

Hibiscus Ceremonies - Celebrant April 2019

Wedding Service and Drinks Reception

We would like to thank Sonore String Quartet so much playing at our wedding in Farnham Castle. They created a lovely atmosphere and all the guests have said how great it was to hear Metallica! They have a great choice of music and were professional from the start of our communication. Fliss and Ian 2018

Wedding Service and Drinks Reception - Quartet

We cannot thank you enough for making our day so so magical. Your performance was enjoyed by all our guests aswell as Jon and I. 100% recommend you to anyone x Nicki and Jon 2018

Wedding Service - Quartet

I just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for playing at our ceremony yesterday. You are all just simply amazing!! The music was absolutely perfect and made our wedding that extra special - the Fawlty Towers in particular! Every single person commented on how brilliant you all were and I will definitely be recommending you to everybody. See you soon! Thanks again! Megan & Jake, 2018

Wedding Service & Reception - Quartet

A huge thank you to Sonore String Quartet for the beautiful music they played at our wedding.  Firstly for playing me down the aisle so beautifully and then during our reception.  They truly added to a perfect day for us.


From start to finish the quartet were professional and polished, even learning our first dance for us from scratch. They were not fussed by changing timetables as sometimes happens at weddings & were happy to play our requests.  Their musicality and passion for the music were clear from start to finish.


We thoroughly recommend Sonore String Quartet to anyone wishing to add something special to their event.


Thank you again. 

Mr & Mrs B

Providing Background Music for Mayoral Inauguration - Quartet

Your musical accompaniment was such a great addition to the ceremony.  Thank you so much, it was really appreciated.

Mayor's Office, Wokingham Borough Council

Accompanying a Choral Concert - Quartet

Thank you SO much for your playing and support tonight. It was a tough programme for the choir but there is no doubt that your playing made life easier for them.

As a quartet, the sound you make blends beautifully and, if it's at all possible, I'd love to work with you all again.

NA Choral Conductor

Wedding Breakfast - Quartet

Gemma and I would like to thank Sonore for their beautiful performance at our wedding. From start to finish, they oozed class and were the perfect accompaniment as our guests arrived for drinks and nibbles. Guests of young and old commented on their wonderful repertoire and as a personal surprise, they even arranged a version of our first dance song.

As performers, Sonore are highly skilled, professional and passionate. They take great pride in their work and deliver on the promises they make prior to the performance.


Once again, we'd like to thank Sonore for making our day even more magical! To anyone else considering a String Quartet at their event, we recommend them to you unreservedly.

Mr & Mrs N.

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