Live band is one thing at a wedding but for the more laid back afternoon session of champers and canapés, you can’t go wrong with our selection of live classical acts for wedding hire in Scotland through Freak Music:
The Arunda Wind Trio (above) delivers high quality live music for all occasions. This versatile and enthusiastic trio enjoys bringing music to a wide variety of audiences, events and venues. Whether it is a formal recital, elegant background music at a corporate event or that extra sparkle on a special day, Arunda will tailor their programme so that each performance is unique. Equally at home on less traditional concert platforms, the ladies have played in many diverse venues which include Hampden Park, Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Castle, Glasgow City Chambers as well as in various hotels, museums, churches, schools and hospitals. As well as being passionate about chamber music, the ladies are dedicated orchestral players and can often be seen playing with the leading Scottish orchestras such as the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the Orchestra of Scottish Ballet or recording for bands such as Belle and Sebastian.
The Cleveden Quartet is a well established string quartet based in the west of Scotland . They deliver a service tailored to your needs which will enhance your memorable day. They provide music for wedding services and receptions, parties, private functions and corporate events. The Quartet has performed in many venues including the Oran Mor, Brig o’ Doon Hotel, Mont Greenan Hotel, Crieff Hydro, Hamilton Race Course, House for an Art Lover and the opening of Mugdock Castle. They have an extensive repertoire including popular favourites as well as classical standards, from which they can customise a programme especially for your day.
If you want to go large, the Electric String Orchestra is an experience like no other – twelve of the UK’s best session string players coming together to create a unique and inspirational orchestral show with a twist. The Electric String Orchestra perform all genres of music on classical instruments – expect Bowie, Radiohead, Muse, Lady Gaga, Guns ‘n’ Roses and many more, as well as sets originating from their Scottish roots. Pop and rock princesses at heart, the 11 girls and their handsome Hungarian male leader are passionate about music, write and arrange their own material, and work with new artists across the musical spectrum. Their work can be heard on NBC’s show Smash, on adverts played during the Superbowl, a recent L’Oreal advert and MTV.
Stewart Kelly is a Bmus (performance) with honours graduate of the RSAMD with years of performing in a wide range of settings. Stewart then went on to join the senior RSAMD to complete the Bmus(Performance) with honours course. During his four years at the RSAMD Stewart studied with Allan Neave and Philip Thorne MBE and also played in masterclasses by Craig Ogden, Scott Tennant, David Leisner, Benjamin Verdery, Tomasz Zawierucha, Gary Ryan and Pavel Steidl. Stewart also won the Dundee Guitar Festival Prize and has been awarded a scholarship to continue his studies at the RSAMD as a masters student where he will continue to study with Philip Thorne MBE.Stewart has performed in Leeds,Bath, Winchester, Chichester, Quorn, London, Glasgow Concert Hall, The Houses of Parliament and many other locations throughout the UK.