The perfect accompaniment to your wedding or function

The Salisbury String Quartet provides cheerful, glamorous and sophisticated music for weddings and functions of all kinds. We are a group of professional musicians, committed to providing quality music at an affordable price. With an excellent range of music for all occasions we are able to take bookings in Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire, Cambridge, London and beyond. For smaller venues or budgets, we are able to offer a duo, cello and piano (more details here) or we can also book our colleague, harpist Ruth Holden (

We have an enormous range of music, from classics to the current day. Videos of some of our repertoire can be found here.

We erect our own gazebo for outdoor bookings and amplification is available.

We have full public liability insurance - as often required by venues, but not widely held by other groups.

Henry Moore Studios and Gardens The Salisbury String Quartet on Last Minute Musicians Entertainers Worldwide Registered String Quartet
We are a preferred
supplier for The Henry
Moore Foundation


Violin 1

Vicky Moran


Violin 1

Hannah Simons


Violin 2



Violin 2

Ros Boswell



Kate Ford



Marie de Bry



Isobel Smith



Ruth Holden - Live Harpist



Cello & Piano

The Salisbury Quartet name stems from links between the Salisbury family and Old Hatfield, rather than Salisbury in Wiltshire! Made up of a team of four string musicians, able to perform a wide range music for all kinds of event: working at masquerade balls, birthday parties (from 1-108!), formal civic prize givings and receptions, as well as weddings of all kinds, large and small, church and civil. Recently we have also played for a number of civil partnerships. Do read our glowing testimonials from delighted clients in our comments section!

Media - Videos

The Salisbury String Quartet play:

Wedding Entrance Music
Wedding Signing Music
Wedding Exit Music
Pharrell Williams "Happy"
Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing!
Desree I'm Kissing You
Sway and Cherry Pink

Christmas Compilation

Let it Snow
Winter Wonderland
Once in Royal David's City
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
The Holly and The Ivy

What people say about us:

August 2019

"Absolutely beautiful playing at my daughters wedding, very professional and reliable highly recommend fantastic touch to any event."

Wedding at Essendon Country Club

July 2019

"I wanted to thank you and Rachel very much for playing at Tilty church last Saturday. Will and our families said how lovely the music was before the service began and I thoroughly enjoyed the pieces while we signed the register and our hymns with such uplifting accompaniment. Several of our guests were in the military and knew the Boccherini well, they said how great it sounded! Thank you for your good advice all along, and for taking the time to interpret our choice of music."

Wedding at St. Mary's Church Tilty, Essex

June 2019

"Just a quick note to say thanks for your perfect playing last Friday, it was just right for the occasion and I know everyone greatly appreciated it"

Retirement Function at St. Johns College Cambridge

April 2019

"We booked The Salisbury String Quartet to play at my mother-in-law's 80th birthday party. They played for over 4 hours and were absolutely superb throughout. As the party recipient is an avid Petula Clarke fan I asked if the quartet would be able to play an arrangement of Downtown. They managed to source the music at rather short notice and delighted the captivated audience with the surprise piece. It was simply wonderful. My mother-in-law was really moved and it made the day extra special. They certainly added a touch of class. Thank you."

Needham House, Little Wymondley



Please note we are NOT based near the City of Salisbury in Witshire!

64 Park Meadow, Old Hatfield, Herts. AL9 5HB

01707 260615

Fees range from £500 for the Quartet and £350 for Duos but please use this form to contact us for an accurate quote.