We perform in a variety of ensembles:
String Quartert (two violinists, one violist, one cellist)
String Trio (one violinist, one violist, one cellist)
Flut Trio (one flutist, one violist, one cellist)
String Duo (one violinist, one cellist; one violinist, one guitarist)
Solo performance (varies)
Philadelphia String Quartet combines artistic excellence, professionalism, and experience to make your special occasion more memorable.
Philadelphia String Quartet will be a great addition to your:
Whether the traditional "Here Comes the Bride," the equally beautiful Pachelbel "Canon," or another selection from our extensive repertoire, the sound of Philadelphia String Quartet will enrich the atmosphere with an ambiance of elegance and sophistication.
Cocktail reception/hors d’oeuvres
Light classics are best. The music does not demand too much attention, but creates a beautiful background.
We recommend Baroque and early Classical (Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart). After all, many of these pieces were written specifically for these occasions.
Waltzes or tangos are an excellent way to liven up the evening!
String Poets adds just the right touch to an important meeting. We have extensive light classical and popular tunes.
Favorites from the "Nutcracker" suite, Christmas carols, and popular tunes evoke the holiday spirit.
Start with baroque and early classical, followed by popular tunes and opera arrangements.
Combination of all styles, depending on acoustics and audience reaction.
Create an unforgettable tribute toward your loved one.
Real estate open houses
Present a warm, elegant and inviting atmosphere that will surely impress your potential buyers.
Proposals and office serenades
Surprise that special someone in your life by sending the professional romantic Philadelphia String Quartet and Trio perfect for marriage proposals, anniversaries and valentine’s day!
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I just wanted to send a quick email to thank you for the wonderful job you did at my daughter Sarah’s wedding at the Baltimore Basilica Saturday. It sounded so wonderful and made the wedding even more special. So many of our guests commented on the beautiful music. I was glad our wedding planner Elle knew about you! Thanks again!
Radhi, I cannot thank you and your colleagues enough for the beautiful music at Sarah's wedding. When I had my final review with the owner, Mark Lynch, I urged him to add the String Poets to their list of preferred vendors -- so I hope he does follow through. My husband still raves about how beautifully played the two musical interludes were (Puccini & Bernstein) and we had many friends at the wedding who are serious chamber music loves and they could not stop talking about the music -- with thanks, Gerry Otremba
I could not have been more pleased with the String Poets Quartet! They sounded beautiful, were professional, and they were extremely grateful to have been a part of the ceremony. I had quite a few special request and they performed them above and beyond what I could have ever expected!
From the first time I contacted Radhi Santos from String Poets, he was confident and enthusiastic about performing the ceremony and cocktail hour music for our wedding. He listened to what I wanted the atmosphere to be like, and suggested music to create the happy environment I wanted. Radhi was responsive, super professional, and the trio that played at the wedding sounded incredible. When I think back on my wedding day, one of the things I actually remember is the music String Poets was playing. It was nice not having to worry about this part of the wedding; completely worth it!
I just got back from my honeymoon and have been hearing rave reviews about the wedding. Everyone had such a great time!!! I'm sorry I was unable to speak with you throughout the crazy night, but I had sooooo much fun. Everyone agreed that the music was beautifully performed, and you were beyond amazing dealing with the hectic schedule, making the location changes, and composing Doug and I such a special first dance on short notice. That song was absolutely perfect; I wish somebody recorded it so I could listen to it over and over! Anyway, I was never able to formally thank you for all the work that you did. It was great having someone so professional and so talented that I didn't need to think about the string quartet all day/night... I just enjoyed the music! You are truly incredible, and Doug and I just wanted to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our ceremony and reception unforgettable. I would recommend you to anyone and everyone! Thank you a million times, Leslie
Although I didn't even have time to speak to any of the performers on the day of. My family and friends that dealt with them thought very highly of them. The music was perfect for the ceremony and Radhi Santos was very accommodating via email when I was working two jobs before the wedding and had little time to go over things. Philadelphia String Quartets definitely added elegance to our special day. Kristin and Todd Frankenfield
"Great to work with, fantastic professional musicians. We could not have asked for a better quartet at our wedding."
Thank you so much for serving our wedding. The music was beautiful and I want to let you know that we've received many compliments! I'll definitely look out for you if we help out in any future events in the area. You guys were wonderful to work with. THANK YOU!
I wanted to follow up with you and let you know how pleased I was with the quartet that played at my garden wedding last weekend in Alexandria. They were all exceptional musicians and our guests really appreciated all of the beautiful music that was played prior, during and after the ceremony. The two songs that they accompanied my brother-in-law on (The Prayer and Exodus) were simply moving and emotional for all. My brother-in-law, who is a professional opera singer and who has sung in many venues around the world, was most impressed with the quartet. Bravo! I spoke briefly with Jose (thought it was you) and told him that I wanted to tip the four of them, but would work through you to do so. Please advise how I would do so. I was not in a position to do so at that moment. Again, Radi, wonderful working with you and I would recommend String Poets to anyone looking to include music in their event. Regards, Leslie