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The Heyday String Quartet


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The Heyday String Quartet are four starlets ready to add a little vintage glamour to your special occasion!

The quartet wear 1950s dresses and play songs from the 1930s to the 1950s, in addition to traditional classical wedding music. Highly original, and perfect for vintage-themed weddings or events!

All four members are exceptional musicians with years of experience playing for some of the world's top artists and entertaining guests at thousands of weddings and events across the UK.

For smaller occasions and budgets the “Vintage Violinist” is also available to play with or without professional backing tracks and amplification.

Performance info

Line-up Quartet (2 violins; viola; cello)
Performance duration 1 x 60 minute set

Booking options

Extra set (1 x 60 minutes)
Add £125
Vintage Violinist set (solo violin) (1 x 60 minutes)
Add £220
Violin/Guitar Swing Duo set (1 x 60 minutes)
Add £370

Vintage Repertoire

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square - Manning Sherwin
Anything Goes - Cole Porter
As Time Goes by - Herman Hupfeld
Ashokan Farewell - Jay Ungar
Begin the Beguine - Cole Porter
Beyond the Sea - Charles Trenet
Blue Moon - Rogers and Hammerstein
Blue Tango - Leroy Anderson
Cheek to Cheek - Irving Berlin
Chicago - Fred Fisher
Come Fly with Me - Jimmy Van Heusen
El Choclo - Angel Villoldo
Embraceable You - George Gershwin
I Got Rhythm - Gershwin
In the Mood - Gershwin
It Don't Mean a Thing - Duke Ellington
It Had to Be You - Isham Jones/gus Kahn
James Bond Theme - Monty Norman
Jeeves and Wooster - Anne Dudley
La Bamba - Veracruz
La Cumparsita -
La Vie En Rose - Louguy
Laura - David Raksin
Leaning on a Lamppost - Noel Gay
Lets Do It - Cole Porter
Lets Face the Music - Irving Berlin
Libertango - Piazzolla
Loony Tunes Fugue -
Love and Marriage - James Van Heusen
Love Me Tender - G.poulton
Lullaby of Birdland - George Shearing
Making Whoopee - Walter Donaldson
Maria - Bernstein
Misty - Erroll Garner
Moonlight in Vermont - Karl Suessdorf
Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller
My Funny Valentine - Rogers and Hart
Noites Cariocas - Jacob Do Bandolin
Over the Rainbow - Harold Arlen
Pennies from Heaven - Arthur Johnson
Pour Una Cabeza - Carlos Gardel
Ragtime Dance - Scott Joplin
S'wonderful - Gershwin
She - Charles Aznavour/elvis Costello
Someone to Watch over Me - Gershwin
Somewhere - Bernstein
Stormy Weather - Harold Arlen
Strangers in the Night - Sinatra
Sway/cherry Pink - Pablo Beltran
Take Five - Paul Desmond
That's Amore - Harry Warren
The Folks Who Live on the Hill - Jerome Kern
The Summer Knows - Michael Legrand
Theme from Black Orpheus - Luiz Bonfa
They Can't Take That Away from Me - Gershwin
Tico Tico - Zequinha De Abreau
Unforgettable - Nat King Cole
Volare - Modugno/migliacci
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? - Michael Legrand
Wonderful World - George David Weiss
You Only Live Twice - John Barry


Air in G - J.S.Bach
Andante from Piano Concerto No.21 - Mozart
Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba - Handel
Ave Maria - J.S.bach/Gounod
Ave Maria - Schubert
Berceuse - Faure
Bolero - Ravel
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 - J.s.bach
Canon - Pachelbel
Chanson De Matin - Elgar
Czardas - Monti
Divertimentos in F,d and Bflat - Mozart
Double Violin Concerto - J.s.bach
Eine Kleine Nacht - Mozart
Emperer Waltz - J.strauss
Flower Duet - Delibes
Greensleeves - Tradotional
Habanera - Bizet
Hornpipe - Handel
Intermezzo Sinfonico - Mascagni
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - J.s.bach
La Rejouissance - Handel
Meditation - Massanet
Minuet - Boccherini
Nocturne - Borodin
O Mio Babbino Caro - Puccini
Panis Angelicus - Frank
Pavane - Faure
Polovtsian Dances - Borodin
Romance - Shostakovich
Salut D'amour - Elgar
Swan Lake - Tchaikowsky
The Four Seasons - Vivaldi
Traumeri - Schumann
Trumpet Tune - Purcell
Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Two Rondeux - Purcell
Wedding Chorus(entrance Music)- Wagner
Wedding March(exit Music)- Mendelssohn

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.

“Absolutely brilliant! Brought a really unique vibe to our summer party and everyone loved it! Really recommend including The Heyday String Quartet in your event if you possibly can!”

Callum, Private Event, Manchester, August 2019

“The perfect fit for our vintage style wedding day. We didn't really know how to go about getting the right music for what we wanted but The Heyday String Quartet were EXACTLY it. Loved every minute, thank you!”

Georgia & Cam, Wedding, Liverpool, July 2019

“Great talent and wonderful music. Absolutely made our event and so many clients commented on how good you sounded. Looked great and sounded even better!”

Charlotte, Private Event, Manchester, July 2019

“Having seen you at another event, we HAD to have you at our wedding and we're so pleased we did. You played brilliantly and we were so delighted to see our friends and family enjoying it too. Thanks for being so friendly and easy to work with.”

Niamh & Reece, Wedding, Manchester, June 2019

“Loved the outfits and fantastic music to boot!”

Lily, Private Event, London, May 2019

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