Thinking ahead to beautiful, warm spring weather? So are we.

We would love to make your spring wedding or other special occasion–whether it be at a garden, vineyard, or even a beautiful backyard–come alive.


Here are some things you should know about hiring musicians for an outdoor event:

  • “72 and sunny”: plan for a day when it will be above 60 degrees Fahrenheit and the sun shining.  The wood of the instruments is very delicate and cannot handle chilly or wet weather


  • have a rain plain: if it might rain–or it might not, you don’t know–don’t panic.  The quartet can still play under a roof, such as a tent or  pavilion, so long as the music and the instruments don’t get wet.


  • throw some shade: again, because of the delicate wood, the instruments cannot handle direct sunlight, so find a gazebo, large tree, tent, etc. in the ceremony location for the quartet to play under.  Make sure it is close enough that everyone can still hear!


Virginia offers some wonderful garden and vineyard locations for your wedding or special event!  Here are some of our favorites:

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