Affordable Elegance String Ensemble is a collaborative ensemble of experienced professional musicians dedicated to bringing the beauty of live string performances to weddings and nuptials alike. Our high level of knowledge and experience allows us to provide an elegant performance that enhances the atmosphere of your special day.
Music for your nuptials / wedding can be chosen from our vast repertoire (classical and non-classical) or, should you choose to add a personal touch, we can arrange any music for your event. We love to perform current music and would be happy to provide an arrangement of a piece for a nominal fee.
Pricing (choice of solo, duet, trio or quartet. contact us for a quote)
Wedding Ceremony Only – starting at $350 (for a soloist)
A wedding service includes a twenty minute (20) prelude, the wedding ceremony (up to 1 hour) and a five (5) minute postlude. Selection can be made from our repertoire, or other music may also be requested with four weeks advanced notice. Our standard travel fee will be assessed for venues outside the Portland metro area.
Cocktail Hour or Wedding Reception only – starting at $350 (for a soloist)
The cocktail hour or wedding reception is defined as any event that directly follows a wedding ceremony but is not the wedding itself. Your choice from our repertoire of music or music of your own selection. Additional time can be purchased at $80 for each additional hour onsite. A transportation fee may also be assessed for locations outside the Portland metropolitan area.
Wedding Ceremony & Reception (or Cocktail hour) Combo – starting at $450 (for a soloist)
Includes wedding service (prelude, wedding ceremony & postlude) and one (1) hour of reception (or the cocktail hour). The reception must start no later than thirty minutes after the ending of the wedding ceremony, or a sitting fee of $30 per 15 minute increment will be applied.
An additional transportation fee and/or sitting fee will be assessed if the reception venue is at a different location and/or not directly proceeding the wedding. Each hour of reception performance will include a 10 minute break for the performers.
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