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String Quartet, Trio, Duo and Solo Violinist for Weddings and Events in Cornwall, Devon

As a professional musician when you play in a wedding ceremony you are not just creating music.
You are changing the atmosphere of the room that music is played in.
You are helping to join together the thoughts and emotions of all the wedding guests in that room. The music played in the ceremony helps tell the story, a story about love, commitment and being together. So whenever you hear that music again, you are transported back to that magical time.

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Sue Aston (Classical Strings) 

Why choose Classical Strings?

  • Professional Members of the NAWP (National Association of Wedding Professionals)
  • Founded in 1995, with 25 years experience, we are professional musicians who have provided music for hundreds of weddings and events
  • Your favourite song can be arranged free of charge
  • You can use our professionally recorded songs on your wedding video free of charge
  • We can professionally record your wedding song as a perfect reminder of your special day or anniversary
  • Arrangements by Sue Aston are only available from Classical Strings
  • You may chat to Sue on video call at any time if you need any advice or have any questions (or visit Sue once you have booked)
  • We can arrange music to accompany a singer or instrumentalist to perform with us
  • Our repertoire is constantly expanding with a full range of Pop, Rock Folk, Jazz, Film music and Classics
  • Unique Cornish / Celtic playlist including some of Sue Aston’s most popular music
  • Bespoke Wedding music composed using your names within the music as the theme
  • You may pay by interest-free instalments to suit you, prior to the event – we accept payment by BACS, IBAN, Cheque and PayPal
  • Classical Strings are involved with Film and TV work, including the Rosamunde Pilcher films, ‘Delicious’ on Sky TV, ‘Extreme Cake Makers’ on Channel 4 and a documentary about Joseph Emidy by Uplands TV to be shown on Channel 5 and the Smithsonian Channel.
  • Recommended by the virtuoso violinist, Nigel Kennedy
  • We have full Public Liability Insurance

“I just wanted to let you know that we had the BEST wedding day ever and you were amazing, as I knew you would be!” Zoe and Phil

String Quartet for Weddings in Cornwall and Devon

String Quartet

The String Quartet perform timeless uplifting classics, through to Sue’s original arrangements of pop, rock and film soundtracks. Music from musicals, funky folk tunes and cool jazz are all part of our set!

String Trio for Weddings in Cornwall and Devon

String Trio

The Classical Strings Trio comprises of two violins and a cello and is slightly more compact than the Quartet, so if space is a problem, but you would like more sound than a solo or duo, then this option is ideal.

String Duo for Weddings in Cornwall and Devon

String Duo

Featuring the violin and cello, this combination is ideal for performing in a small space. The violin melodies are supported by the depth of the cello sound and creates a well-balanced performance.

Wedding Violinist Cornwall and Devon

Solo Violin

From romantic classics, upbeat folk and haunting Celtic themes, the gentle melodic sounds of a solo violin lends itself well to small intimate gatherings of people, especially if the venue is a small room.

Founded in 1995 and led by professional violinist Sue Aston as featured on BBC1, Radio 2, 3 and 4 and Sky TV

Classical Strings are led by professional violinist and composer Sue Aston, who has worked with some of the world’s top musicians from the classical, folk and pop world. Her music videos have been broadcast on Classic FM and Sky TV, and have received over 2 million views on YouTube.

Classical Strings perform regularly at music festivals and available for recording session work

Each booking includes a FREE arrangement of your favourite song for strings…

If you have a favourite piece of music which you would like to be played on your special day, we can arrange it especially for you. We have recently arranged music by Adele, Jason Mraz, Charlene Soraia, Akon, Abba and film music such as Star Wars and Jurassic Park!

The moment the Bride appears and it is time to start playing the music that brought them together...

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Wedding and Events
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Vioin
Bespoke Wedding Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photo by @geniuslocimedia

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String Quartet - 'One Summer's Day' from Spirited Away, Classical Strings. This is the Classical Strings Quartet filmed during a rehearsal. We are playing my String Arrangement of 'One Summer's Day' from the film Spirited Away, originally composed by Joe Hisaishi.
This arrangement is also available for Trio, Duo and Solo Violin and is a very popular piece of music for weddings.

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Wedding and Events

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Wedding plans may have changed but the bond of love remains the same and continues to grow stronger. Spring flowers are appearing as the clouds clear and a blue sky emerges.
As I type this, we have our first wedding of the season on the horizon. This is an exciting time of hope, and of course stories of love as unique as the couples who book us to play for them.

Sue
Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Wedding Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photo by @geniuslocimedia

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It has been a lovely week talking to brides and arranging new music for weddings starting this month, and even some as far away as 2023.

Sue Aston

Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Wedding Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photo by @geniuslocimedia

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"Just perfect. Sue and Becky played for our daughter's wedding. These ladies made such a massive difference to the atmosphere. It certainly opened other guest's opinion to string music. Amazing and thank you," Derrick

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Wedding Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photo by @geniuslocimedia

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The Classical Strings Duo
Featuring the violin and cello, this combination is ideal for performing in a small space or for micro weddings.
The violin melodies are supported by the depth of the cello sound, and creates a well balanced performance.

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Wedding Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Video clip by @geniuslocirecords

#cornwallwedding #cornishwedding #devonwedding #microwedding #churchweddings #covidwedding #smallwedding #stringduo #violinist #cello #weddingideas #weddingtips #weddingceremony #classicalstrings #weddingviolinist #ecowedding #weddingplanning #weddingprofessionals #relaxedweddings #weddingmusic #bridetobe2021 #bridetobe2022 #2021wedding #engaged💍 #weddingday
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Testimonial:
“Sue was incredible her music made us smile and fill our hearts with wonderful memories!
She was professional from start to finish and I only wished I could have adsorbed and spent more time with her as I was amazed by the music filling up the room.

It was very important to me that I had sue there playing on our special day, and I’m so glad I did. That was a little something special for me to have and hold within myself, music is everything, music is emotion and I felt it with sue playing.

The talent this woman has and her incredible attitude hand in hand makes her the best woman for the job.

Don’t ever hesitate on booking this lady because I promise you, you will not be disappointed.
Sue complimented our wedding day and we were honoured to have her play for us.
Thank you so much,” Aimee & Callum Sue Aston

Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Wedding Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photo by @geniuslocimedia

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The Classical Strings Quartet have taken part in TV shows, documentaries, and recording session work. We are looking forward to the release this year of a music documentary about the violinist, Joseph Emidy. Here's a behind the scenes photo of us taking part in the filming last year.

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings & Events
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic

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This is one of my most popular requests on Solo Violin for the Entry of the Bride on their wedding day - Perfect', by Ed Sheeran.
Also available for our Duo, Trio or Quartet to perform too!

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Wedding Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Video by @geniuslocimedia

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The music at your wedding helps to join the words and emotions that eminate from your wedding day guests.

It helps settle nerves and lifts the spirits after the early morning rush of getting ready for your big day.

It announces the start the of the wedding ceremony, like the soundtrack to the perfect romatinc movie, you may notice it, or just feel the effect it has on your heart.

The music at your wedding helps to join the words and emotions that emanate from your wedding day guests. notice it, or just feel the effect it has on your heart.

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Wedding Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photos by @geniuslocimedia

#cornwallwedding #devonwedding #destinationwedding #intimatewedding #weddingseason #weddingceremony #bohowedding #weddinginspo #stringtrio #bridetobe2021 #bridetobe2022 #microwedding #glamwedding #violin #weddingideas #weddinginspiration #outdoorceremony #modernwedding #romanticwedding
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Hope, love and excitment is again filling my inbox as couples share their ideas for songs and the music they would like for their wedding day.
The music from a String Quartet (or other string ensemble) is there throughtout the most important parts of the day, from the wedding ceremony and then on to the relaxed drinks reception. It never overpowers the conversations, but creates a magical backdrop, forever entwined with the memories of each and every guest.

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Wedding Music - Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photos @geniuslocimedia

#cornwallwedding #devonwedding #cornishwedding #outdoorwedding #bridetobe2021 #bridetobe2022 #2021wedding #2022wedding #weddingplanning #bohowedding #ecowedding #relaxedwedding #stringquartet #stringtrio #violinist #weddingday #weddingphotography #weddingprofessionals #engaged #classicalstrings #bridesmaids #cornwallweddingvenue #microwedding #gettingmarried #lovestory #weddingmusic
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We are getting ready for a very busy wedding season. It feels so much better when the sun is shining! It is also lovely to be arranging new wedding songs for our repertoire as well.

Remember please call if you have any questions about the music for your wedding or want any advice.

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Wedding Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photo by @geniuslocimedia

#cornwallwedding #devonwedding #cornishwedding #cornishbusiness #weddingplanning #weddingsongs #bridetobe2021 #bridetobe2022 #outdoorwedding #ecowedding #relaxedwedding #microwedding #classicalstrings #stringquartet #weddingmusic #ceremonymusic #weddings #weddingseason #bohowedding #gettingmarried2021 #gettingmarried2022 #weddingvibes
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The magical moment when the bride appears and it is my cue to begin to play her special song...
If you have a special song you would like me to arrange for your wedding day, please let me know!

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Wedding Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photo by @geniuslocimedia

#cornwallwedding #devonwedding #bohowedding #weddingceremony #weddingphotography #stringquartet #weddingday #bridetobe2021 #bridetobe2022 #gettingmarried2021 #gettingmarried2022 #2021wedding #2022wedding #weddingsongs #weddingideas #weddinginspiration #weddingvibes #relaxedwedding #microwedding #weddingviolkinist #violinist #weddingcomposer #classicalstrings #cornwallbusiness #weddingplanning
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Two rings, two hearts, and the perfect music to join them together ❤️

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings & Events
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photo by @geniuslocimedia

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Very busy liasing with brides and grooms - things are looking better with each day that passes. Please do not hesitate to call or message me if you would like any advice about music for your wedding or event!

Sue x

Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photo by @geniuslocimedia

#cornwallwedding #weddingmusic #devonwedding #weddingplanning #cornishwedding #cornwallweddingsuppliers #weddingprofessionals #stringquartet #violin #weddingviolinist #elopementwedding #bohowedding #weddingidea #weddingtips #bridetobe2021 #bridetobe2022 #2021wedding #gettingmarried2021 #gettingmarried2022 #microwedding #feelingpositive😊 #classicalstrings #weddingsmile #weddingsongs
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As the wedding date approaches it’s reassuring to know that all the music for your ceremony is arranged properly and that all the plans are in place.
I am always available to chat to before the big day so that you don’t experience any unnecessary stress to add to any pre-wedding nerves!

I always send out an email one month before your wedding day detailing the running order of the music for your ceremony, checking the timings, and I often chat to Brides on messenger to help reassure that every aspect of the music is taken care of.

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Video by @geniuslocimedia

#cornwallwedding #weddingvideo #stringquartet #devonwedding #weddingsong #bryanadams #lovesong #weddings #weddingplanning #bohowedding #ecowedding #bridetobe2021 #bridetobe #bridetobe2022 #2021wedding #cornwallweddingphotography #weddingideas #weddingseason #weddingceremony #weddingfilm #weddingday #weddingmusic #instawedding #cornishwedding #classicalstrings
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Well, things are starting to feel much more positive! I am still helping couples with any changes they need to make with dates and ensembles, but weddings and bookings are looking more steady and looking as though they are going to go ahead. There is quite a bit of music arranging to do and some composition work as well.

Stay safe and have a lovely weekend!

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings & Events
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photo by @geniuslocimedia

#cornwallwedding #devonwedding #stringquartet #cornishwedding #2021wedding #bridetobe2021 #bridetobe2022 #gettingmarried2021 #gettingmarried2022 #2022wedding #cornwall #solovioloin #violinist #weddingviolinist #microwedding #bohowedding #ecowedding #weddingprofessionals #elopementwedding #relaxedwedding #classicalstrings #weddingplanning #engaged
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Weddings in 2021 / 2022
If you have booked a String Quartet and would like to change to a Trio, Duo or Solo Violin due to any restrictions, we can do that for you.
Equally, if you currently have a Solo Violin booked and nearer the time you can increase your wedding party, you can also change to a Duo, Trio or Quartet.

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings & Events
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photography by @geniuslocimedia

#microwedding #cornwallwedding #stringquartet #violin #violinist #weddingplaning #weddings #cornishwedding #weddingideas #weddingviolinist #ecowedding #relaxedwedding #devonwedding #weddingday #bridetobe2022 #2021wedding #covidwedding #weddingvibes #bohowedding #weddinginspiration #whataboutweddings #letmusiclive #classicalstrings #weddingprofessionals #cornwall #realwedding #cornishlife #engaged
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Composed Just For You - A wedding gift that is as unique as you are.
Here is an example of one of my haunting Celtic melodies. The music can also be arranged and recorded for String Quartet, Trio, Duo or Piano.

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Unique Wedding Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Video by @geniuslocimedia
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"Just perfect. Sue and Becky played for our daughter's wedding. These ladies made such a massive difference to the atmosphere. It certainly opened other guest's opinion to string music. Amazing and thank you" DG .

Sue Aston
Classical Strings Weddings & Events
String Quartet - Trio - Duo - Solo Violin
Bespoke Music Composed Just For You by @sueastonmusic
Photo by @geniuslocimedia

#cornwallwedding #devonwedding #cornishwedding #violinist #cello #weddingceremony #weddingplanning #ecowedding #microwedding #stringduo #relaxedwedding #2021wedding #2022wedding #gettingmarried2022 #bridetobe2022 #weddingideas #bohowedding #cornwallweddingphotography #weddingviolinist #weddingprofessionals #cornwall #weddingmusic #weddingsong #elopementwedding
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