Estilo is one of the most celebrated and critically acclaimed string quartets working commercially in the UK and abroad.
We are based in London and perform for wedding and civil partnership ceremonies, receptions and corporate events. We often work for leading event planners such as Mark Niemierko at Niemierko, Danielle Nay, Alexandra Merri and Serena Coad.
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, 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, Bingham’s, Lansdowne Club and Holland Park Orangery.
We’re also used to playing at the leading venues out of London, such as Stapleford 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.
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 and Danielle Nay with whom we provided the music for the intimate wedding ceremony of Peaches Geldof and Thomas Cohen.
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), 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.
Individually, our string players have performed, toured and recorded with artists such as Lana Del Rey, Professor Green, 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 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 and Ghost.
Our repertoire is extensive and diverse - from Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven to unique arrangements of modern songs including Daft Punk, Bob Marley, 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.
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.
Estilo was featured in Wedding Ideas Magazine after performing at a wedding at Cooling Castle Barn in Kent.
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.
For Christmas 2012 Estilo performed with trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth on stage at the Regent Street lights switch on with Classic FM, playing Angels From the Realm of Glory on stage, presented by Jamie Crick and John Suchet.
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.