About Diamond Strings
Diamond Strings is the perfect, sophisticated accompaniment for your wedding day or special event, including, high teas, engagements, anniversaries, birthdays, garden/cocktail parties, funerals and corporate functions. The passionate string ensemble specialises in elegant solo and duo violin performances, and is delighted to be newly featuring a stylish, folksy guitar and violin duo.
The luxury Diamond Strings service includes complimentary musician chair and outdoor umbrella hire for outdoor weddings, a complimentary special request song, pretty vintage style music stands, black leather folders, and stunning musician attire. Equally attractive is the ensemble’s broad and engaging repertoire ranging from Bach to Beatles to Bublé.
Unique to Diamond Strings is their state-of-the-art wireless amplification service which is included when background music is performed as guests are celebrating, such as during drinks and canapés. This discreet amplification creates an even wash of sound, and the musicians are heard at the perfect background music level for your celebration.
Based in the Sutherland Shire, and performing in Greater Sydney, Hunter Valley, Macarthur, Southern Highlands, Illawarra and South Coast NSW, Diamond Strings’ musicians play exquisite melodies to add class, intimacy and enchantment to your memorable event.
About the ensembles
Diamond Strings is a professional wedding music business created by Melanie Cuthbertson , the principal violinist and creative director of the ensemble.
Diamond Strings consists of a small selection of musicians that Melanie has hand-picked to work exclusively with for their exceptional musicality, stylish presentation, and their complete adoration of weddings. These talented musicians enjoy rehearsing and performing together and have been specially trained by Melanie to be proficient at using the amplification equipment, and to consistently present a sparkling Diamond Strings performance.
The Diamond Strings violin duo ensemble has a full, rich sound with a breathtaking interplay of melody and harmony as acoustic background music at your wedding ceremony.
Afterwards, the amplified duo performs at your drinks and canapés with a fantastic energy and rapport, playing a selection of upbeat classical, jazz and contemporary hits. Your guests will be charmed and entertained by their music as the duo create a chic, light hearted ambiance for your celebration.
The Diamond Strings solo violin performance has an intimate serenade style, creating a romantic atmosphere at your wedding ceremony.
Outdoor weddings, such as in a garden, are perfectly suited to the amplified solo violinist performing with backing tracks. The chic, contemporary repertoire compliments the relaxed environment, and the amplification and backing tracks ensure a lovely full sound that doesn’t get lost in the open air space.
For beautiful church weddings, where couples may be wanting a little more of an elegant, formal atmosphere, our amplified solo violinist can offer a stunning classical repertoire, accompanied by piano accompanist recordings. Or alternatively, they may prefer a lovely mix of both classical and contemporary songs chosen for their heart melting melodies.
To welcome your guests to your ceremony and or drinks and canapés the amplified soloist creates a full, lively set of jazz, 50’s and 60’s music, musical theatre and contemporary hits using backing tracks of full band arrangements. Guests’ toes are tapping along to their favourite songs while the violinist plays the vocal melody, creating a sparkling instrumental accompaniment to the evening.
Guitar & Violin Duo – NEW to Diamond Strings!
The Diamond Strings guitar and violin duo is our super stylish husband and wife team, Melanie and Michael, who love playing beautiful, paired back arrangements of popular music. With the acoustic guitar playing light, folksy accompaniments to the songful violin melodies, this engaging duo is perfect for a romantic, relaxed day of celebrating your wedding.
The guitar and violin are always amplified in performance, aided by a slick selection of guitar pedals to create a few special sounds and techniques. The amplification enables the duo’s sound to carry effortlessly for outdoor weddings, and cater for a more spirited performance during the fun and chatter of drinks and canapés.
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