About

Estilo is one of the most celebrated and critically acclaimed string quartets working commercially in the UK and abroad.

Estilo has been championed by the likes of Theo Paphitis and Jacqueline Gold and have just released their first album 'Marriage in an Orange Grove' - a collection of chart toppers arranged for us by Michelle Taylor-Cohen which can be purchased from our online shop or dowloaded from iTunes.

We pride ourselves on offering a premium, bespoke service whilst remaining competitively priced.

Estilo regularly performs at the major London churches and wedding venues. Our most recent engagements have taken place at the following: One Marylebone, Mandarin Oriental, Four Seasons Hotel, London at Park Lane, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Claridge’s, The Dorchester, Park Lane Hotel, Royal Opera House, Wallace Collection, Coworth Park, Spencer House, Hampton Court, The Royal Geographical Society, Draper's Hall, National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Festival Hall, Syon Park, The Bingham, Lansdowne Club and Holland Park Orangery.

We’re also used to playing at the leading venues out of London, such as Stapleford Park, Aynhoe Park, Notley Abbey, Ellenborough Park, Buxted Park, Stoke Park, The Grove Hotel, Hotel du Vin, Down Hall, Newlands Hall, Quendon Hall, Hedingham Castle, Eltham Palace, Hylands Park, Gayne’s Park, Cooling Castle Barn and Chilston Park.

Weddings

Estilo has provided the perfect musical soundtrack to hundreds of wedding ceremonies, civil partnership ceremonies and receptions. Our experience enables us to offer you the individual service that befits your special day.

We can advise on a range of suitable music for the arrival of your guests and for the reception. We can also suggest specific pieces for the ceremony itself: The entrance, signing of the register and recessional music.

We have worked with leading event planners such as Mark Niemierko at Niemierko, Serena Coad, Alexandra Merri, Celeste Rose and Danielle Nay with whom we provided the music for the intimate wedding ceremony of Peaches Geldof and Thomas Cohen.

Corporate

Estilo has performed for wedding anniversaries, birthday parties, christenings, and engagement dinners and for a wide variety of corporate functions including charity balls, fashion launches, political events, celebrity - pro golf tournaments and long service dinners.

Recently, Estilo has performed for Oscar de la Renta (for Niemierko), Professional Publishers Association Centenary Gala, Sainsbury’s, Laura Ashley, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saracans RFC, Kingsley Napley, NCG Media, JMC Partners, Best Invest, NABIM, and played at venues including, Gordon Ramsay at Claridge's, Plaisterers’ Hall, Drapers’ Hall, the Tower of London, Buxted House, Royal Geographical Society, Holland Park Orangery and Portland Place.

Musicians

To ensure availability and guarantee you brilliant performers, Estilo has a small pool of talented, dynamic, presentable musicians who know our repertoire intimately.

Individually, our string players have performed, toured and recorded with artists such as Lana Del Rey, Professor Green, Emeli Sandé, Katie Melua, Pixie Lott, Oasis, One Direction, Kanye West, Goldfrapp, McFly, Il Divo, Gnarls Barkley, Lemar, Michael Bublé, Dizzee Rascal, Charlotte Church, Heritage Orchestra, Mike Oldfield, Adele, Damon Albarn, Westlife, George Michael, Katherine Jenkins, Gorillaz and Take That.

Estilo musicians have performed at festivals including Glastonbury, Sónar, Latitude and Radio 1 Hackney Weekend and on TV shows such as X Factor, TOTP, This Morning, Children in Need, Britain’s Got Talent and Strictly Come Dancing.

Our musicians are members of groups including the BBC Concert Orchestra, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Birmingham Royal Ballet and freelance with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony, London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Opera House, English National Opera and in West End shows including West Side Story, A Little Night Music, Love Story, Aspects of Love, South Pacific, Sweeney Todd, Matilda, Top Hat and Ghost.

Repertoire

Our repertoire is extensive and diverse - from Mozart, Pachelbel and Beethoven through Bond themes to unique arrangements of modern songs including Daft Punk, Bob Marley, Radiohead, Amy Winehouse, Jason Mraz, James Morrison, Katy Perry and Adele. Please see our full current repertoire list below. If you want us to play a piece of music that is not listed, we work with Michelle Taylor-Cohen, an amazing arranger whom we have previously commissioned on our clients' behalf to meet individual requests.

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Press

Hello! Magazine

Estilo performed at the wedding of Peaches Geldof and Thomas Cohen, which was featured in Hello! Magazine. We performed music by Satie, Bach, Mozart and Handel during an intimate ceremony.

Wedding Ideas Magazine

Estilo was featured in Wedding Ideas Magazine after performing at a wedding at Cooling Castle Barn in Kent.

News

Estilo Release their Debut album

Marriage in an Orange Grove, the debut album from Estilo is available on CD and digital download. The album features 13 modern arrangements from Skyfall and Get Lucky to Married Life. The CD features stunning artwork and liner notes.

Buy CD from our online shop | Download from iTunes

Theo Paphitis Small Business Sunday Winner

In May 2012 Estilo became Theo Paphitis Small Business Sunday Winner, awarded by one of the UK's most high profile businessmen, former Dragon and owner of Rymans, Robert Dyas and Boux Avenue.

FAQs

  • We will provide you with a detailed quote for our performance.

  • All bookings are confirmed using contracts.

  • Upon booking we will talk with you to ensure that the music is tailored for each unique event. We can meet with you personally or liaise via email or telephone.

  • We will liaise with your planner, toastmaster or venue coordinator on the day or beforehand to ensure that your day flows seamlessly.

  • We aim to arrive 45 minutes prior to the booking start time to set up and prepare.

  • All players are individually insured through the Musicians’ Union, Incorporated Society of Musicians or privately for legal liability of up to £10m, to cover injury to members of the public or damage to property (Your venue will probably require certification of this from your suppliers).

  • Estilo has a small pool of talented, dynamic, presentable musicians who know our repertoire intimately.