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Category Archives: wedding

St Olivers Church Ballyvolane

The Scarlet String Quartet enjoyed playing for Christine  and Conor’s wedding in St Olivers, Cork great wedding fashion There were some stylish ladies in attendance! Always enjoyable to watch the changing fashion styles through the year/s. And always high fashion from the Scarlet Strings! high fashion And here is the inside of the church’s colour scheme…Continue Reading

Templebreedy Ruins

The Scarlet Quartet played in the picturesque ruin of Templebreedy Ruins Crosshaven for Maxine and Andrew’s wedding. Kate Callanan of C T events had prepared the space beautifully, right down to fine handkerchiefs embroidered with Maxine and Andrew for the tears of love and joy. Andrew composed the music for the Processional and Bride’s entrance, and after…Continue Reading


Saturday the 11th saw the Scarlet String Duo East Cork way in the sweet church of Ballintotis for Denise and John. We played with the lovely singerLouise Harrison Processional: Canon, Pachelbel Lighting of both candles: Lascia Chio Pianga Psalm: Eagles wings (sung) Lighting of the Unity Candle: Gabriel’s Oboe, Morricone Offertory: Ave Maria (sung) Sign…Continue Reading

Honan Chapel

Scarlet String trio played for Katherine and Gar’s wedding in the Honan chapel. We sat at the front this time, which is fine for 2 or 3 players and fun if the groomsmen and groom are as jolly as this lot! They win the handsome groomsmen award  And the priest is rather cool too. I’d…Continue Reading

Honan chapel

The Scarlet String Quartet played for Aoife and Michael’s wedding in the Honan Chapel yesterday. We were accompanying a beautiful singer Gemma (i’ll make this a link when she sets up a site) and a friend of theirs played guitar with us for Blowers daughter. We played an instrumental version with the melody working well on…Continue Reading

First civil wedding at Lismore Castle

Yesterday the Scarlet String Quartet played for Jurgen and Anne’s wedding in Lismore castle This was the first civil wedding in the castle, and a very beautiful ceremony. The dog they brought enjoyed it too! We played a lovely set of music chosen by the couple and there were two beautiful readings by Kahlil Gibran…Continue Reading