Sunshine Strings

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Sunshine Strings are an ensemble which specialises in classical and light music entertainment for weddings, functions, corporate events, parties and concerts. Presentation can be formal or more relaxed; coordinated ball gowns, evening wear or smart casual.

Sunshine Strings has performed at a wide range of prestigious venues such as Buckingham Palace, Blenheim Palace, Goodwood House, Spencer House, Wallace Collection, Claridges, Woburn Abbey and many top London hotels.

The players of Sunshine Strings have worked with the likes of Joan Armatrading, Take That, Alesha Dixon, Spice Girls, Shirley Bassey, Madonna, Peter Gabriel to name a few; and on another note The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Opera, Moscow City Ballet; plus West End shows Matilda, Ghost, Les Miserables and Lion King - again to name a few.

The group can be hired as a String Quartet, a Trio (violin, viola and cello), a Duo (violin and cello) and Solo (cello) or can be expanded into a small string orchestra comprising of eight musicians.

Performance info

Line-up Violin; cello
Performance duration 2 x 60 minutes

Booking options

Extra musicians
£POA for up to 8 musicians
For a fuller, more authentic sound
Extra performances
Add £25 per musician per hour
Keep the music going for longer!

Game of Thrones Theme

Palladio - Karl Jenkins

Classical repertoire

3 Gymnopedies – Satie
5th Symphony, mve 1 – Beethoven
Adagietto from Symphony 5 – Mahler
Adagio – Albinoni
Adagio Cantabile from the Pathetique Sonata – Beethoven
Adagio for strings – Barber
Air on a G String – J.S. Bach
Allegretto – Kreisler
Allelujah – Mozart
Amazing Grace – Traditional
Anniversary Waltz – Ivanovici
Arioso from Cantata no 156 – J.S. Bach
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel
Ave Maria – Bach/Gounod
Ave maria – Gounod
Ave Maria – Schubert
Bachianas Brazileiras – Villa Lobos
Badinerie – J.S. Bach
Barber of Seville – Rossini
Barcarolle – Offenbach
Belle of the Ball Waltz – Anderson
Bist Du Bei Mir – J.S. Bach
Blue Danube Waltz – Strauss
Bolero – Ravel
Brandenburg Concertos nos 2 and 3 – J.S. Bach
Bridal Chorus – Wagner
Butterfly Waltz – Crain
By the Sleepy Lagoon – Coates
Cake-walk – Debussy
Canon – Pachelbel
Cantabile – Tartini
Cantata no 140 – J.S. Bach
Caprice Viennois – Kreisler
Cavatina – Myers
Chacony – Purcell
Chanson de Matin and Nuit – Elgar
Che Gelida Manina from La Boheme – Puccini
Christmas Concerto – Corelli
Clair de Lune – Debussy
Concerto Grossi in A and D minor – Vivaldi
Copelia Medley – Delibes
Czardas from Die Fledermaus – Strauss
Dambusters March – Coates
Dance Macabre – Saint Saens
Der Rosenkavalier – Strauss R.
Die Fledermaus Waltzes – Strauss
Divertimeni in D, Bb and F – Mozart
Double Violin Concerto – J.S. Bach
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik – Mozart
Figaro Overture – Mozart
Flower Duet from Lakme – Delibes
Four Seasons – Vivaldi
Funiculi Funicula – Denza
Fur Elise – Beethoven
Gavotte from Holberg Suite – Greig
Golden Earrings – Traditional
Greensleeves – Traditional
Gypsy Life – Herbert
Hoe-down from Rodeo – Copland
Humoresque – Dvorak
Hungarian Dances – Brahms
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana – Mascagni
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – J.S. Bach
La Forza del Destino – Verdi
La Rejouissance – Handel
Largo – Handel
Largo from the New World Symphony – Dvorak
Leibeslied – Kreisler
Liberty Bell – Sousa
Liebesfreud – Kreisler
Marriage of Figaro (wedding march) – Mozart
Meditation from Thais – Massenet
Menuet from Le Tombeau de Couperin – Ravel
Merry Widow Waltzes – Lehar
Midnight Bells Waltz – Kreisler
Minuet in G (Anna Magdalena) – J.S. Bach
Morning from Peer Gynt – Greig
Musetta’s Waltz – Puccini
Nimrod – Elgar
Norwegian Dance no 2 – Greig
O Sole Mio – Capua
Ode to Joy – Beethoven
Panis Angelicus – Frank
Pavane – Faure
Pavane pour une infante defunte – Ravel
Pizzicato Polka – Strauss
Polonaise – Chopin
Prelude no. 2 – Gershwin
Prince Igor – Borodin
Radetzky March – Strauss
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini – Rachmaninov
Ride of the Valkyries – Wagner
Romance – Schostakovich
Romanza Andaluza – Sarasate
Rumanian Folk Dances – Bartok
Russian Dance – Tchaikovsky
Sailors Hornpipe – Coates
Salut d’Amour – Elgar
Saturday Night Waltz from Rodeo – Copland
Schon Rosmarin – Kreisler
Selection from Carmen – Bizet
Selection from the Nutcracker – Tchaikovsky
Selection of Waltzes – Chopin
Selection of Waltzes – Richard Rogers
Serenade – Haydn
Sheep May Safely Graze – J.S. Bach
Sinfonia and Final Duet (L’incoronazione di Poppea) – Monteverdi
Standchen – Schubert
Symphony in G Minor – Mozart
Tales from the Vienna Woods – Strauss
Tannhäuser Overture – Wagner
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair – Debussy
The Old Refrain – Kreisler
The Swan – Saint Saens
Toccata – Dubois
Traumerei – Schumann
Trish Trash Polka – Strauss
Trumpet Tune – Purcell
Trumpet Voluntary – Purcell
Two Chorale Preludes – J.S. Bach
Two Hearts in Three-Quarter Time – Stolz
Two Rondeaux from The Fairy Queen – Purcell
Violin Concerto mve. 1 in E major – J.S. Bach
Violin Sonata in D major – Handel
Vocalise – Rachmaninov
Waltz from Sleeping Beauty – Tchaikovsky
Waltz from Symphony no. 8 – Dvorak
Water Music – Handel
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen – Greig
Wedding March – Mendelsson
Wiener Blut Waltzes – Strauss
William Tell Overture – Rossini

Lighter repertoire

All I Ask of You from “Phantom” – Lloyd Webber
Along Came Bill – Ava Gardner
Abba Medley – Anderson/Ulvaeus
A Little Chaos – Gregson
A Little Respect – Eurasure
Amar Pelos Dois – Sobral
America from “West Side Story” – Bernstein
A Million Dreams – Greatest Showman
An American in Paris – Gershwin
Angels – Robbie Williams
Annie Highlights – Strouse
Anything Goes – Porter
Ashokan Farewell from “The Civil War” – Ungar
As Time Goes By – Hupfield
A Thousand Years – Perri
At Last – Etta James
Bad Romance – Gaga
Bass Vile Blues – Devinez
Beatles Selection – Beatles
Beautiful Day – Evans/Clayton/Hewson/Mullen
Begin the Beguine – Porter
Best Day of My Life – American Authors
Blue Tango – Anderson
Beside the Seaside – Glover
Beethoven’s Five Secrets – Beethoven
Bittersweet Symphony – Jagger
Bohemian Rapsody – Queen
Bring me Sunshine – Kent
Cabaret – Kander/Ebb
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Clapton
Can’t Take My Eyes off You – Gaudio
Can You Feel the Love Tonight? – Elton John
Changes – Bowie
Charlie Brown – Coldplay
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Chicago – Fisher
Chi Mai – Morricone
Clocks – Coldplay
Close to You – Bacharach
Cock Linnet – Collins/Leigh
Come in From the Rain – Manchester
Come What May from Moulin Rouge – Baerwald
Concerning Hobbits – Shore
Country Medley – Trad.
Czardas – Monti
Dances with Wolves – John Barry
Danzas Argentinas No 2 – Ginastera
Dark Eyes – Trad
Darth Vader's Theme – Williams
Dexter’s Tune (Awakenings) – Newman
Do It Again – Gershwin
Don’t Look Back in Anger – Gallagher
Dream a Little Dream of Me – Wilbur
El Choco Tango – Villoldo
El Tango de Roxanne – Moulin Rouge
Embraceable You – Gershwin
Evergreen – Streisand
Everlong – Foo Fighters
Every Time we say Goodbye – Porter
Everything I Do – Adams
Everywhere – Mc Vie
Faulty Towers theme – Wilson
Feeling Good – Muse
Feelings – Albert
Fields of Gold – Sting
Forgotten Dreams – Anderson
For Just a Moment – Foster
Gabriel’s Oboe – Morricone
Game of Thrones – Djawadi
Get Lucky – Pharrell Williams
Gimme, Gimme, Gimme – Andersson
Greatest Day – Take That
God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
Goldfinger – Barry
Goodbye to Love – Carpenters
Halleluja – Buckley
Handbags and Gladrags – d’Abo
Happy – Williams
Have I Told You Lately – Van Morrison
Hawaii Five 0 Theme – Setzer
Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter – John Williams
Hello – Richie
Hernando’s Hideaway/Light my Fire – Ross/Doors
Hey Soul Sister – Train
Hoppipolla (Planet earth theme)
Hotel California – The Eagles
How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
Hushabye Mountain (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) – Sherman
I do I do I do – Tom Jones
I Don’t Know How to Love Him – Lloyd Webber
I Feel Pretty from “West Side Story” – Bernstein
I Giorni – Einaudi
I got Rhythm Variations – Gershwin
I Love Paris – Porter
Il Mondo – Fontana
I’m Yours – Jason Marz
Inspector Morse Theme – Pheloung
Irish Sherry – Trad./Carolan
If You Could Read My Mind – Lightfoot
In the Mood – Garland
It Don’t Mean a Thing – Ellington
I See The Light (Tangled) – Menken
James Bond Themes – Norman/ Barry
Jalousie Tango – Gade
Jeeves and Wooster Theme – Dudley
Jurassic Park Theme – Williams
Just Another Rhumba – Gershwin
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
King and I selection – Rogers
Kiss From a Rose – Seal
Kissing You – Des’ree
La Bamba – Trad.
Ladies in Lavender – Hess
Laura – Raskin
La Vie en Rose – Louiguy
La Cumparsita – Rodrigez
La Paloma – Iradier
Leaving on a Jet Plane – Denver
Lets Do It – Porter
Let’s Face the Music and Dance – Berlin
Let’s go Fly a Kite – Sherman
Let’s Stay Together – Green
Libertango – Piazzolla
Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
Londonderry Air – Trad.
Looney Tunes Fugue – Naughtin
Love and Marriage – Heusen
Love is Here to Stay - Gershwin
Love Theme from “The Godfather” – Rota
Love Yourself – Justin Beiber
Loyko – Trad.
Make you Feel my Love – Adele
Makin’ Whoopee – Donaldson
Mamma Mia – Anderson
Manha de Carnaval from “Black Orpheus” – Bonfa
March from Star Wars – John Williams
Maria from “West Side Story” – Bernstein
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Memory from “Cats” – Lloyd Webber
Mission Impossible – Schifrin
Misty – Garner
Moondance – Van Morrison
Moon River – Mancini
Morenita do Brazil – Fragrant
Mr Blue Sky – ELO
Music of the Night from “Phantom” – Lloyd Webber
Music to Watch Girls by – Velona
My Funny Valentine – Rogers
My Girl – The Temptations
My Heart Will Go On from “Titanic” – Horner
My Way – Revaux
Natal Variations (Happy Birthday) – Naughtin
New York New York – Xander
Noites Cariocas – Bandolim
Nothing Compares 2U – Sinead O Connor
Nothing Else Matters – Metallica
One Day Like This – Elbow
One Hand One Heart from “West Side Story” – Bernstein
Orange Blossom Special – Rouse
Over a Rainbow – Arlen
Palladio – Jenkins
Paradise – Coldplay
Pennies From Heaven – Johnson
Pirates of the Caribbean Medley – Badelt
Poirot Theme – Gunning
Portuguese Love Song from Love Actually – Armstrong
Por Una Cabeza Tango from “Scent of a Woman” – Gardel
Pride and Prejudice Theme – Davis
Purple Haze – Hendrix
Queen Medley – Queen
Ragtime Dance – Joplin
Raiders March (Raiders of the Lost Ark) – John williams
Red Sails in the Sunset – Williams
River Flows In You – Yiruma
Romeo and Juliet Love Theme – Rota
Rule the World – Take That
Say Something – McCartney
Scarborough Fair – Trad./Bowles
Selection of Christmas Music/Carols – Various composers
Selection of Hymns – Various composers
Selection of Rags – Joplin
Send in the Clowns – Sondheim
Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
She – Aznavour
Someone Like You – Adele
Someone to Watch Over Me – Gershwin
Somewhere from “West Side Story” – Bernstein
Songbird – McVie
Stormy Weather – Arlen
Suddenly – Diamond
Summertime – Gershwin
Sunrise Sunset – Bock
Sway/Cherry Pink – Beltran
Sweet Child O’Mine – Guns and Roses
Take the A train – Strayhorn
Tale as Old as Time (Sleeping Beauty) – Menken
That’s Amore – Warren
The Ecstasy of Gold (Good, Bad & the Ugly) – Morricone
The Folks who Live on the Hill – Kern
The Greatest Day – Take That
The Gremlin Rag (Gremlins) – Jerry Goldsmith
The Harry Lime Theme – Karas
The Luckiest – Ben Folds
The Magnificent Seven – Bernstein
The Man I Love – Gershwin
The Portrait – Horner
The Prayer (Quest for Camelot) – Sager/Foster
The Simpsons – Elfman
The Throne Room (Star Wars) – John Williams
The Way You Look Tonight – Sanatra
Theme from “Summer of 42” – Legrand
Thriller – Jackson
Thunderbirds Theme – Gray
Tanguedia – Piazzolla
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Tico-Tico – Abreu
Tonight – Bernstein
Toxic – Brittany Spears
Truely – Richie
Unchained Melody – Zaret/North
Uptown Funk – Ronson
Viva la Vida – Berryman
Wake Me Up – Avicii
What’s New? – Haggart
What are you Doing for the Rest of Your Life? – Brooks
When I Fall in Love – Young
When I First Saw You – Krieger
Wings – Birdy
Wonderful Tonight – Clapton
Without You – David Guetta
You'll Never Walk Alone – Rodgers
You Make me Feel Like a Natural Woman – King
You Only Live Twice – Barry
You Raise Me Up – Graham/Lovland
You Really Got Me – The Kinks
You’re the Inspiration – Foster
Your Love Keeps Lifting me Higher and Higher – Jackson

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“Just wanted to say a massive thank you for playing at our wedding yesterday – Xian and I were blown away by how beautiful you all sounded together. We really appreciate it and for giving us that extra special something for our day.”

Emma, Wedding, Rockwell Farm, September 2019

“Feedback really positive, thanks for a really great show!”

Maureen, Next Pharma function, Cranfield University, September 2018

“We just wanted to express our sincerest thanks for playing so beautifully at our wedding. When we first saw your video online, I got that special, magical tingle. We loved the fusion of classical, pop, show tunes and the little quirky pieces – ‘Let’s go fly a kite’ went down a storm. I was personally mesmerized! Again, thank you all for making our wedding day truly memorable, to us and all our guests - you were perfect!”

Gary & Paul, The Crown Inn, Amersham, August 2018

“Thank you for playing at our wedding. Your beautiful sound created a magical and very special ambience in the church, which many of our guests commented on. Thank you also for playing at our reception, we had a wonderful day full of music, love and friendship.”

Becky and Dave, Wedding, London, April 2018

“Thank you all for your coming down and performing for us, I thought you played beautifully and for me it really made the day special. I just wished I could have stood and listened to you a bit more instead of having to chat and have my picture taken! A lot of people commented on how good you were, and there are at least a few people (including my mum and me) that will be looking out for events to book you for again.”

Toby, Wedding, Burgh House, Hampstead, June 2018


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