Manor House Music

Gooseacre LU70SR Cheddington (Buckinghamshire) View map

Information about Manor House Music

Comprised of highly talented professional chamber musicians, Manor House Music out of Cheddington performs at wedding ceremonies and receptions in the localities of Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Essex, Surrey, Berkshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire, and Buckinghamshire. They will travel further if the need arises and the client requests the service. The repertoire they have on hand is diverse and includes more than 800 songs.

Services offered

The quartet will put together a lovely bespoke playlist for the occasion. They will gladly include the favourites of the couple and any other special requests that may arise. Music will be provided just prior to the ceremony, during the event itself, and for the duration of the drinks service and wedding breakfast.

How they work

Given that the ensemble is comprised of active professional musicians, they will ensure that they can supply a colleague to step in if a player encounters an emergency. The group customarily plays all the best hits in genres as diverse as rock, jazz, pop, classical, baroque or festive music.

  • Price

    From £360

  • Services

    Ceremony music, cocktail/Banquet music, entertainment

  • Styles

    Classical, lounge, jazz, rock, string Quartet, latest hits, pop, folk

  • Type

    Duet, quartet

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More information about Manor House Music

  • What is included in the wedding package? Minimum booking time: 2 hours. Music for pre-ceremony, during the ceremony itself (including hymns), drinks reception and wedding breakfast. Also first dance, evening entertainment if required
  • How far in advance should I contact you? Saturdays over the summer do get booked up a long way in advance, but all our remaining available dates are listed on the diary page of our website
  • Size of group: Small (2 - 3 musicians), medium (4 - 6 musicians)
  • Repertoire: 800 pieces of music covering all styles for string quartet (including 220 especially arranged rock and pop songs) and over 250 detailed arrangements for string duo
  • Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire? Yes, although we do have to charge extra for this (as each piece of music takes several hours to arrange)
  • Experience: The group was founded in 2005 and have now performed at over 700 weddings in some 400 venues across the South East and Midlands
  • Do you have your own equipment? Yes
  • Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service? No
  • Are you able to travel? Yes, london and the South East, Midlands, South West (up to 150 miles from our base near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire)
  • Is there a charge for traveling? Yes, 20p per mile (per player) for the round trip to your venue ie. there and back. For bookings of 3hrs the first 50 miles are free. For bookings of 4hrs the first 100 miles are free
  • Do you cover more than one wedding a day? Yes
  • Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals? With a team
  • What is the length of time of the act? We have a minimum booking time of 2 hours. It is possible to play for 1 hour or 1.5 hours, but the minimum 2 hours fee would still apply
  • How much time do you need to prepare for an act? We always aim to arrive at any venue at least 30 minutes prior to playing. Setting up chairs and stands, as well as finding a safe place for our instrument cases takes approximately 10 minutes
  • Do you do open-air acts? Yes
  • Do you charge per hour or per event? Per hour
  • If needed, would you be able to work extra hours? Yes
  • How do you charge extra time? We do ask clients to let us know if they think extra time may be needed for their event. This will be organised with us before the day itself and is charged at our standard fees, agreed in advance
  • What are the forms of payment? Online payment, cheque or cash

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