chicago wedding ceremony musicians


Chicago wedding ceremony musicians

What is the Booking process? 
We make booking easy! You may sign a performance agreement and pay a deposit online, by mail or in person.
Can the String Quartet play my favorite song? 
If string quartet arrangements are already available certainly. If not we can have it arranged specially for you. A notice of at least 2 weeks is normally required. Depending on the complexity most arrangements take 2-3 hours of highly skilled work.
Should I choose a Quartet, Trio or Duo?   
String quartets (2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello) have an enormously wide range of musical styles available from classical music to jazz, TV themes, show tunes, Latin, pop, rock & more.  Reduced in size by 2 players,  duos (1violin, 1 cello) have a considerably narrower range of repertoire to choose from. We generally recommend our clients to book a string quartet or string trio (2violins, 1cello)  rather than a  duo for the widest range of music.
Help! I need Live Music Tomorrow!
Call us now with as much information as possible, we will act immediately. We have previously booked musicians for clients within 24 hours of their event.    773-412-7753
How much space does a String Quartet need?  Approximately 8ft x 6ft  for the ideal layout though in more cramped spaces the quartet can be flexible up to a point. 
Can the String Quartet play with a singer or soloist? 
Yes, if you/your soloist can provide us with the music/score you can have the string quartet accompany a soloist of your choice, though this may incur an additional cost if music arrangements need to be made.
Can the String Quartet play hymns?
 Yes, you can have the string quartet accompany your hymns. This may incur an additional cost if music arrangements need to be made but this is unnecessary for many hymns
How many breaks will the Musicians need to take?
Our musicians will take 10 minutes break for each hour after the 1st hour of a booking whilst remaining flexible enough to work within your itinerary. For example, the musicians could take one longer break rather than two shorter breaks depending on the length of your booking.
Do I need to provide refreshments or food for the Musicians? 
Musicians  appreciate refreshments throughout their performance (except where inappropriate, eg. a church). A light meal need only be provided for bookings of 3 or more hours and should be timed to coincide with a break.


wedding ceremony musicians

Contact Parkwest Strings Today!

how to hire musicians for my wedding ceremony in Chicago