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Classical Musicians

Find Classical String Quartet, String, Harpists, Pianists. Wedding Entertainment in the Cheshire area of England.
Also Saxophonists, Wedding Bagpipes, Wedding Singers and Guitarists


Katie is a vivacious and fun violinist who can provide violin music for any type of event.  She graduated from Manchester University with a BMus Hons and since then has had a successful career teaching music and directing choirs across the North West of England. 
Katie has a burning passion to perform and regularly takes to the stage as a solo violinist.  She plays with high quality backing tracks, and appeals to audiences of all age groups with her flexible choice of repertoire. 

During her career as a musician Katie has performed at the Royal Albert Hall, live on BBC television and was resident violinist on the Granada Studios Tour providing entertainment at public and corporate events. 


Karen specialises in wedding breakfasts, corporate events, parties and other functions, providing background piano music. She has studied with Trinity College of Music and gained grade 8 in both piano and theory of music. She also holds the AMusTCL diploma and grade 8 on electronic keyboard. She has played at several wedding venues including Carden Park in Chester, Aston Marina in Stone, Wychwood Park, The Three Horseshoes in Leek and various private weddings and marquees.

Karen’s repertoire covers a wide range of music to suit all ages and tastes and is designed to be easy listening and to give the perfect ambience for your occasion. Her repertoire is constantly being added to through requests for certain pieces of music, if this is the case I would ask for 3-4 weeks notice to get the music in order for me to learn it.


With over 25 years of experience performing at weddings and corporate events and with a varied repertoire of popular jazz, modern chart hits and classical music Ed can help to create the perfect ambience for guests at any wedding, corporate event or special occasion.

Ed can play on your venue's piano but can also bring his own Yamaha digital piano at no extra cost. Ed also has his own portable white baby grand piano available to hire for your wedding or event. The piano looks and sounds fantastic in any venue and is perfect for any wedding or special occasion.


Andrea began taking an interest in the piano at the age of three, picking out tunes from simple nursery rhymes and playing them by ear. Formal lessons began at six and her love affair with the piano really started to blossom! Andrea studied piano at The Royal Academy of Music in London for four years. She has travelled extensively playing the piano in Asia and the Middle East.

Andrea is a very gifted Pianist who can play anything from Mozart to Adele and she prides herself on playing her own arrangements of all her popular repertoire. Based in the North-West Andrea has years of experience performing in concerts and wedding venues in the ar-ea.

Matt Glossop

A graduate from the Royal Northern College of Music, violinist Matt furthered his performing studies after graduating at the music conservatoire and was awarded the highest diploma; the International Artist Diploma in Orchestral Leadership, in partnership with the Hallé Orchestra and mentored by Sir Mark Elder
After graduating at the music conservatoire and was awarded the highest diploma; the International Artist Diploma in Orchestral Leadership, in partnership with the Hallé Orchestra and mentored by Sir Mark Elder.
A life dedicated to the violin and being trained at the very highest level has given Matt a huge range of diverse opportunities performing in various art forms.
Matt enjoys a diverse and exciting performing schedule including performing on records for Sony Music.

Carlton Ensemble

Carlton Ensemble's classically trained musicians include graduates from the Royal Academy of Music, Royal Northern College of Music, Dartington College & the Universities of York & Manchester.

Many of them teach music privately, in schools, local music services & play in regional orchestras . Martin the flautist graces a local rock band--on bass!-- Danny the cellist plays his own compositions & folk wherever he can --that includes Japan-& the founder doubles as a freelance features journalist & radio broadcaster.

Cheshire String

Founded at one of the top UK music conservatoires, The Royal Northern College of Music, The Cheshire String Quartet specialise in the provision of high quality live music for weddings, functions, galas, christenings, funerals, product launches, graduation parties, corporate events and more in the North West of England and beyond.


Claire offers the perfect musical accompaniment to your wedding, civil wedding or civil partnership. Your guests will be moved by the most emotional and beautiful pieces of wedding music ever composed, played by a world renowned professional violinist, it will live in your memory for a lifetime.
Each stage of your special day can be highlighted with beautiful wedding music accordingly.


Our No Ordinary Elizabethan Minstrel provides high quality music and entertainment on five period instruments. In Tudor costume he creates a wonderful atmosphere for any historic setting, either strolling or static, subtly mixing and mingling with guests to give them a memorable experience.

Comfortable with all ages and nationalities, he also speaks several languages so is very popular for international events. He is recommended at numerous venues nationwide for dinners, weddings, product launches and TV location work. Professional since 1984, he has performed and recorded worldwide, from the UK to the USA, from Albania to Australia. If you like your musicians to have humour, charm, elegance and above all quality and professionalism, then look no further.


Based in Manchester, the electric violinist, Darius is available for hire across the UK for Western weddings, Asian weddings (Bollywood violin), corporate events, launches, private functions, charity events, private parties, award ceremonies, gala dinners, proposals, birthday parties, engagement parties, funerals and many more..

He performs a variety of musical genres (styles): pop, rock, classical, Bollywood, club, show pieces, musicals/film themes, jazz, ballads, Latin, gypsy and Jewish music.

With an extensive song list, he is able to provide a bespoke musical experience for his clients for any occasion.


Flutiful is a unique flute quartet based in Cheshire, formed by professional musicians with many years’ experience. Dawn Savell and Sue Francis are both classically trained orchestral flautists and teachers, performing with various orchestras and ensembles in the North West.

Mark Parkinson is a member of several jazz and rock bands including a Jethro Tull tribute band that is flown to conventions throughout Europe. He also played in the band for “La Machine” (the giant spider) when it visited Liverpool. Steph Burns is a Baroque specialist and teacher who performs and teaches in the Wigan area.

Between us we have a depth of knowledge, repertoire and experience that covers all styles and genres. As part of our package we can arrange the tunes that are special to you, and can co-ordinate our musical style and even our outfits to match the theme of your event.

We are available for concerts, weddings, galas and corporate events.


Helen is a very accomplished classical singer, but her voice adapts perfectly to any musical style, singing accappella, or with professionally recorded backing tracks. Helen's has been a wedding soloist for six years. She has created her own special style to enhance your special day. She provides her own discreet, professional P.A. system and sound engineer to your venue. She attires herself with style and elegance in gowns and dresses that compliment her beautiful vocal abilities.


James Bazley is a stunning professional Finger Style guitarist, currently growing in popularity with performances both across the UK and internationally. He will bring his unique style of Virtuoso guitar playing to your wedding. James has featured in Acoustic magazine where he has been described as having an "Infectious Groove" and "powerful performances" by one of the worlds leading finger style guitarists Thomas Leeb.


Lauren is a professional harpist and composer based in Cheshire with a playing experience ranging from weddings and private events through to high profile classical concerts such as the BBC Proms and media broadcasts. Lauren can perform on either a pedal harp or a small lever harp with a discrete battery powered amplifier. Providing there is some form of overhead shelter and solid flooring, Lauren is happy to play outdoors.
Lauren has been performing at hundreds of weddings, functions and private events over 25 years. In that time, she has a played in all sorts of situations including wedding ceremonies, drinks receptions and dinners, in venues ranging from the stately homes and hotels across the UK to the Tower of London to H.M.S. Invincible. With a wide ranging repertoire, and exemplary professionalism always providing the best quality music for every occasion; your event is in safe hands.

Quartet Cabaret

Quartet Cabaret is an elegant professional string quartet providing the perfect backdrop for your special event. Parties, weddings, civil partnership ceremonies and corporate events, they hit the spot when it comes to string playing. British born and based in Cheshire, Quar-tet Cabaret are four dedicated and highly trained string players providing the very best quality and variety of string music.


Sophia is an experienced, energetic freelance freestyle female saxophonist, based in Cheshire.
She has been in high demand in the entertainment sector since graduating from the prestigious LIPA, in 2009, where she was awarded the Victor Greenberg Liverpool Jazz Award.

Her particular love of jazz, funk and soul music has allowed her to improvise/freestyle alongside DJs and fellow musicians across the world.

Swing Duo

A wonderful new accompaniment for your drinks reception or wedding breakfast. Two experienced professional musicians who both have a vast experience playing individually at weddings and functions have joined together to offer jazz favourites and modern tunes in a sophisticated swing style. The duo has a wide repertoire and can bring a sparkling backing to any occasion - large or small.

Tonic Strings

Covering a wide range of music genres, each event is exclusive to the requirement of our client. Members are all vibrant young professional, trained at a top UK conserva-toire. Together with choreographed moves, an eye for fashion and captivating output we entice audiences of all ages on a global level. We can play Acoustic by day and elec-tric by night whatever atmosphere you wish us to create it will be delivered.

Tonic strings are a classical/electric crossover ensemble so can play a wide variety of songs based on your preference. They can also offer collaborations with vocals, sax, pianist etc if this is something you were hoping too add on.

Sax Quartet

The saxophone quartet provides an exciting alternative to the traditional string quartet. We can perform a wide range of musical styles from classical to jazz and will be the perfect accompaniment to your celebration - during a wedding ceremony, at a drinks reception or at a wedding breakfast.

The quartet is an acoustic group including soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones


Dylan is based in North Wales and has travelled all accross the UK and worldwide giving virtuoso quality performances as a Concert Soloist, Accompanist, TV and Radio broadcasts as well as giving that extra special musical performance for weddings and corporate events. As the resident harpists for National Trust stately homes, and hotels accross the UK he will hit the right note from classical, Jazz, Modern to showtunes for any event.