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String Quartet, Jazz, Ceilidh and Party Bands - all with the same musicians
North East Soiree offer fully professional musical entertainment for weddings and corporate entertainment events all over the North East of England. This versatile group regularly performs in Durham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Darlington in fact all over Tyne and Wear, Northumberland, County Durham, Teeside and North Yorkshire.
We will be attending a Wedding Fayre at Langley Castle, Northumberland with our String Trio playing some Background Music on Sunday 8th March 2015. Doors open 11.00am - 4.00pm. We are always happy to discuss the elements of our Wedding Band for your requirements.
We will be attending a Wedding Fayre at Radisson Blu Hotel Durham with our String Trio playing some Background Music on Sunday 19th April 2015. Doors open 12 till 3pm. We are always happy to discuss the elements of our Wedding Band for your requirements.
The performers all play several different instruments and styles within our Bands. The musicians can all play classical, jazz and popular music and have many years of professional experience. North East Soiree can provide an extremely varied programme of music of the highest standard with the same players throughout the day, hence providing superb value for money. Call Gordon on 01388 327 202 / 07768 323 832 for further information. A Demo CD including all of the below styles is available on request or follow the link, Click Here for our Youtube Channel or hear some MP3 Samples which were recorded live.
String Quartets are extremely popular at Weddings or Civil Partnership ceremonies and for corporate entertainment during receptions and meals. North East Soiree have an extensive String Quartet Repertoire of light classical and popular music from Bach to the Black Eyed Peas, Michael Buble and Bruno Mars. We are happy to specially arrange and perform music of your choice at no extra charge. Wind and Sax quartets are also available on request and the players can then change instruments for a completely different style. This option is louder than a String Quartet and so can be heard easier in large venues.
The North East Bollywood String Quartet has a repertoire of well known tunes from the Hindi cinema Bollywood films as well as Hollywood tunes such as "Jai Ho", all arranged in-house and has proved to be a very popular new addition to the String Quartet range of services. This is very popular to welcome the guests prior to the wedding as well as during Sikh, Hindu and Muslim wedding ceremonies to play for the Entrance of the Bride. North East Bollywood String Quartet can also mix in popular western music from our extensive repertoire. Bollywood String Quartet Repertoire
Three members of the string quartet can change instruments to form a gentle Jazz Trio with Violin (or Sax), Piano and Double Bass playing gentle background music for receptions, meals and corporate entertainment. If required, the same players can provide String Trio for a Wedding or Civil Partnership ceremony and then swap instruments for jazz with no extra charge. This is also ideal for corporate entertainment where the guests can be welcomed into the event by the Strings and then Jazz Trio during a meal - with the same players and no extra charge. There are several other options available for example Violin and Piano duo for Classical, Popular, Folk or Jazz background music. The musicians with this option can also provide Violin and Cello (or Double Bass) during the ceremony and then swap instruments to Violin and Piano or Piano and Bass duos for variety of style and sound. North East Soiree recommend changing style preferably after around 2 hours, this keeps everyhing fresh and interesting for the guests. A Sax and Piano duo is also available to play well known popular music during either a meal or drinks reception. Please discuss requirements by email or phone as there are so many combinations available to suit different taste, requirements and budgets.
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Information and Price List
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String Quartet Repertoire
Please click here for our String Quartet Repertoire list to see the North East Soiree Wedding or Civil Partnership and Corporate Entertainment String Quartet repertoire list.
Classical String Quartet Repertoire
Please click here for our Classical String Quartet Repertoire list to see the North East Soiree Classical String Quartet repertoire list for Corporate Events.
Bollywood String Quartet Repertoire
Please click here for our Bollywood Repertoire List to see repertoire examples of our Bollywood String Quartet music for Sikh, Hindu and Muslim weddings or right click-save as to download.
Wedding Party Band
Please click here for our Party Band playlist to see North East Soiree very own "Top 60" songs often performed at Weddings, Corporate Entertainment events and Parties.
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Music Production, Live Sound and PA Hire
All arrangements are written in-house with no extra charge for this service as long as at least one full weeks notice is given for arrangements. We are extremely flexible so please just ask for your special song.
All our equipment is PAT tested and we have Public Liability Insurance and Health & Safety documents including Risk Assessment and policy documents required for some venues. Please discuss your requirements and email for a copy to be sent out.
2014 Price Guide
From as little as £250 for a Duo to between £450 and £1150 for a large combined event including String Quartet, Full Swing Jazz Band with Singer... and a Ceilidh... and the Wedding Party Band.
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For a superb and versatile event, North East Soiree's String quartet is an ideal start to any event and will arrange music as required. North East Soiree can then turn into a Jazz, Ceilidh or Party Band for events and Weddings in Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham, Sunderland, Middlesbrough or anywhere from Northumberland to North Yorkshire. The Wedding Band can mix any of the forms of music with Jazz with either Sax or Violin, with Piano, Bass and Drums and a Swing Singer to entertain any party. North East Soiree plays only completely 100% LIVE MUSIC in the North East of England and the 6 piece Party Band is ideal for Weddings, Events, Parties and Corporate Entertainment.
North East Soiree include String Quartet, Jazz Bands, Ceilidh Band, Wedding Party Music within 50 miles of Newcastle upon Tyne - all with one`band.
Live musical entertainment throughout the wedding day and finish with our own DJ for Disco till midnight