Cairn String Quartet for weddings parties and corporate events. Professional and highly experienced musicians they bring classical music into the 21st century with a uniquely vibrant and contemporary flair.

The Cairn String Quartet is a Glasgow and Edinburgh based collection of professional, freelance musicians who regularly perform throughout Scotland, the UK, and Ireland.

From Bach to the Beatles, Vivaldi to The Verve, Cairn String Quartet always strike the right chord. All across Scotland, from large Royal Weddings to smaller, intimate gatherings, you can be assured of a high -quality performance, tailored especially to make your event unique. Not on the playlist? Cairn String Quartet can arrange any piece of music especially for you.

Cairn String Quartet is constantly in demand for session string playing in studios and has performed on tracks heard regularly in the charts.  Cairn String Collective can also provide string music for films and screen projects.

Cairn String Quartet are specialists in music for corporate functions and events. Recent clients have included Coca-Cola, Scottish Parliament, and Glasgow Lord Provost.

Cairn String Quartet also has a wealth of experience in the wedding industry. Across Scotland and the UK, from church ceremonies to wedding breakfasts, Cairn String Quartet are specialists in creating the perfect musical accompaniment to your day.

With dedicated customer service, from your very first enquiry right up the day itself, Cairn String Quartet make sure that every note is covered.

Songs include

Ae fond Kiss,  All I Want for Xmas,  Ashokan Farewell, Braveheart,  Canon , God Only Knows,  Hell,   I Love You Baby , I’m Dreaming of a White Xmas , My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose,  Skye Boat Song , Sway , Toxic (Britney Spears) , Wild Mountain Thyme, I’m Gonna be 500 miles.

Testimonials for the Cairns

“Hi, guys, I hope your tour of Scotland went well. I loved your concert in Adelaide’s on Tuesday. Haydn – a real “sturm und drang” interpretation. Bridge – beautifully written and played. Shostakovich – terrifying. It blew me away! But the teuchter stuff? I was immensly proud of my tunes. It always amazes me – I put dots on paper, then musicians bring them to life. See you soon if you survive Banff. Aa the best ERIC”

Eric Rice, Composer
Concert for the Lord Provost, at Glasgow City Chambers.

“Just to say thanks to the young people who played for us at the above event, they played beautifully. They are an absolute credit to yourselves and their parents. I would be grateful if you could pass on our regards.”

Caroline Mulheron
Admin Officer
Communications

“Just to thank you and your quartet for a most enjoyable recital yesterday. My father, who is normally someone who would run a mile at the mere mention of Shostakovich was full of glowing praise – as were the others in the audience! I can only say that both collectively and individually the playing was for me of the highest standard. With best wishes for your summer tour of Scotland and for your future musical engagements, individually and as a quartet. Thanks again”

Alistair Guild (Scottish Arts Club)

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