Gold Coast String Quartet

Weddings and party entertainment on the Gold Coast


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Superb Gold Coast string quartet music for your special event

If you’re planning a Gold Coast wedding, or are looking for party entertainment ideas, you can’t go past 16 Strings String Quartet for beautiful music.

Wedding, birthday party, anniversary or public or corporate event, our talented professional musicians will always complement and heighten the unique atmosphere of your celebration.

Glorious string quartet music for every occasion and location

Whether your party or wedding venue is at the beach, in the surrounding suburbs or in the stunning Gold Coast Hinterland, 16 Strings String Quartet should be your first choice for party and corporate event music. Elegant and graceful classical, fun and funky modern, centre stage or background music for parties – take your pick. Whatever your occasion, our dedicated players will help bring it fully to life.

Wide range of string quartet music, large repertoire

Apart from traditional classical music and chamber music, 16 Strings String Quartet has built a reputation for specialising in contemporary pop and jazz arranged especially for the string quartet.

Recent Gold Coast Weddings –

intercontinental-sanctuary-cove-wedding-chapel-string-quartet-gold-coastThe Spectacular Glass Wedding Chapel at the Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove is such a gorgeous wedding venue that is simply perfect for strings. As the bride enters the chapel the strings resinate creating the most spectacular entrance.

A Recent Wedding’s Song Choices-
Processional: A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Signing: All of Me – John Legend
Recessional: Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

We also played:
Just the way you are
I won’t give up
I Can’t Help Falling in Love With You
Lucky – Jason Mraz
Beautiful Day
Only Exception
At Last
Crazing Little Thing Called Love


marriott-gold-coast-string-quartetWhether it be for a ceremony or a reception, the Gold Coast Marriott Resort is another lovely venue on the coast. A testimonial – “The music was beautiful and really set the mood. So many guests commented. Thank you to your talented musicians who were extremely professional and worked in easily with our Pastor and Celebrant.”

Song Choices-
Processional: I Can’t help falling in love – Elvis Presley
Signing: Runaway – The Corrs
Recessional: Viva la Vida – Coldplay

We also played:
Love Story
A Thousand Years



Velleron House North Tumbulgum, a private venue on the Tweed is such a picturesque location under the lovely old fig tree. If you squint you can see us over to the far right of this picture. This particular wedding was rather special and one we’ll remember for years to come.

Song Choices-
Processional: Canon In D – Pachebel
Signing: Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Hawaiian) – Israel K.
Recessional: All You Need Is Love – The Beatles

We also played:
Air on a G String
Portugese Love Theme
At Last
Don’t Know Why
It Had to be You



The Southport School Chapel is one of the few iconic churches on the coast so it’s always pseical when we get to play here.

Processional: A Thousand Years
Signing: All You Need Is Love
Recessional: Beautiful Day

We also played:
Viva La Vida
Bitter Sweet Symphony
Can’t help falling in Love Clocks
Best day of my Life
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Hawaiian)
Love Story
Your Song


albert-river-winery-wedding-string-quartet-gold-coastAlbert River Winery in the heart of Tamborine is simply beautiful whether in the chapel or under the trees with the grapevines in the distant this simply romantically elegant venue is one of our favourites.

Song Choices-
Processional: I Do, I Do, I Do.
Signing: Count On Me
Recessional: Beautiful Day
We also played:
Best day of my life
Here comes the sun
Penny Lane
Can you feel the love tonight
Your song
Love Story


Under the shaded archway at Bond University Gold Coast it was a beautiful day. With rain orignally predicted the weather ended up being the perfect spot for a wedding ceremony.

Song Choices-
Processional: Portuguese Love Theme
Signing: Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Hawaiian)
Recessional: All you need is love

We also played:
Air On G String
Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring
Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba
Canon In D
Lucky (I’m in Love)


The Sheraton Mirage Main Beach on the Gold Coast is that perfect “Gold Coast” vibe. With the palms and the beach it’s really just beautiful.

Song Choices-
Processional: Thinking out loud
Signing:  Chasing cars
Recessional: Marry you

We also played:
The way you look tonight
Thousand years
All of me
Crazy little thing called love


Recent Gold Coast Parties & Events –


A garden party with a mix pop and jazz favourites to create the perfect atmosphere for the afternoon.

Song Choices:
Happy Birthday Theme
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Moon River
At Last
Without You
One Love
All You Need Is Love
What A Wondeful World
Girl From Inpamena

Gold Coast weddings – 16 Strings String Quartet – Corporate entertainment


Meet our dedicated and highly talented Gold Coast players:

Jai Schelbach, violin/viola/cello

Jai is the Junior School Music Teacher at St Stephens College. He holds a Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education from the University of NSW. His performance highlights include playing for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, the Northern Rivers Symphony Orchestra, the Propeller Fashion Show, the Mercy Ministry Gala Ball as well as a number of weddings around Australia. Jai loves being part of a group of young passionate musicians and having played at hundreds of weddings his experience is a real asset to the team.

Hayden Burton, violin/viola

Having started violin at the age of 8, Hayden has developed a true and sincere love of music. Completing his Bachelor of Music at the Queensland Conservatorium he has had extensive orchestral experience having played with the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Youth Symphony and the Australian Youth Orchestra. He attended the Australian Festival of Chamber Music’s Winter School where he had the opportunity to learn from internationally recognized artists, allowing him to extend his passion for chamber music.

Caitlin Lacy, violin

Caitlin Lacy, began violin at the early age of 4. While completing her Bachelors degree she travelled extensively performing with Maske, an international electric string group and more recently has played alongside visiting international artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bublé and Delta Goodrem. Caitlin is a teacher a local school on the Gold Coast including classroom, private and group lessons.

Aaron Lorimer, cello

Having started lessons in third grade, Aaron has been passionate about playing the cello ever since. Over the years he’s achieved high placings in various competitions across South East Queensland and other events. In 2011 he travelled to Vienna where he performed for the JS Bach School of Music.


Gold Coast String Quartet – String Trio – Venues & Locations

There are too many to mention in the 8+ years we’ve been privileged to be playing together but here are a few –

Mudgeeraba Boomerang Farm, North Tamborine Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard & Winery, Mount Tambourine Gardens, Pether’s Rainforest Retreat Mount Tamborine, Robina Woods Golf Course, Sanctuary Cove Intercontinental Chapel, Surfers Paradise Soul, The  Marriott Gold Coast, Main Beach Sheraton Mirage, Versace Main Beach , QT Surfers Paradise, Mount Nathan Coolibah Downs, Canungra O’Reilys Winery, Burleigh Beach Park, Ruffles Lodge & Spa Upper Coomera, Links Hope Island, Cedar Creek Winery North Tamborine, Arts Centre Gold Coast Wedding Chapel Surfers Paradise, Giltrap Park, Kirra, Benowa RACV Royal Pines, Braeside Wedding Chapel Merrimac, Carool, Tumbulgum, Conrad Jupiters Broadbeach, The Southport School Southport, Convention Centre Gold Coast Broadbeach, Lakelands Golf Club Merrimac…

Like to know more about 16 Strings String Quartet Gold Coast?

Whether you’re in Surfers Paradise, Nerang, Coolangatta or the Hinterland, you can depend on us for the perfect music to complement your Gold Coast wedding or other party entertainment ideas. Get in touch using our contact form, or call 16 Strings String Quartet today on 0423 152709

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