Newcastle String Quartet – Hunter Valley weddings & events

Newcastle weddings - 16 strings string quartet

Wedding music, corporate entertainment and party entertainment

Planning a Newcastle wedding? Or maybe you’ve set your heart on a Hunter Valley wedding for your special day. Wherever you decide, choose 16 Strings String Quartet to complement your wedding or other party entertainment ideas and your music worries are over.

Wonderful music for every occasion and celebration

It makes no difference whether you’re after sophisticated background music for your corporate function, joyous party sounds for your anniversary celebration or a stunning accompaniment to your own special wedding ceremony. Our talented and professional 16 Strings Newcastle musicians have just the music to help bring your party entertainment ideas to fabulous life.

Modern music, classical music, pop or jazz

16 Strings String Quartet’s repertoire is about as wide as your choice of beautiful venues in the Newcastle, Hunter Valley and some Central Coast regions. And if you have your own special requests our dedicated Newcastle string quartet will always do their utmost to oblige.

Recent Newcastle String Quartet – Hunter Valley Weddings

anchorage-bay-port-stephens-string-quartet The Anchorage Port Stephens is the perfect location overlooking the marina at Port Stephens. It’s always such a beautiful location for a wedding. Here are some song choices that a recent bride chose for her special day at this beautiful wedding location –

Song Suggestions
Processional: A Thousand Years
Signing: Heaven
Recessional: Marry You

We also played:
Just the way you are
Viva la vida
I won’t give up
I Can’t Help Falling in Love With You



The Hunter Valley Gardens, Polkobin has some lovely  wedding ceremony locations to suit every brides dreams – from the stunning chapel, rotunda, waterfall and oriental garden. We’ve played at every location over the years every spot is the perfect location for a string ensemble.

Song Suggestions:
Processional: Canon In D
Signing: I Can’t Help Falling In Love
Recessional: All You Need Is Love



saint-marys-of-the-sea-newcastle-string-quartetSaint Mary’s Of The Sea is the iconic church down town in Newcastle. The church ceremonies here are always so spectacular and rather breathtaking due to the sheer size of the building.

Song Suggestions:
Processional: Here Comes The Bride
Candle Ceremony: You Raise Me Up
Offertory: Amazing Grace
Holy Communion: Ave Maria – Schubert
Signing: A Thousand Years
Recessional: Wedding March

We also played:
Air On G String
Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring
Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba


ironbark-hill-pokolbin-string-quartet-hunter-valley-jpgIronbark Hill, Pokolbin in the Hunter Valley with it’s picturesque gardens and lovely chapel it’s definitely a premier wedding destination in the Hunter Valley.

Song Suggestions:
Bridesmaids Entrance:
 Isn’t she lovely
Processional: I Can’t help falling in love
Signing: Runaway
Recessional: Viva la Vida

We also played:
At last
Can you Feel the Love Tonight
Just The Way You Are



Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral in Newcastle West is a grand and simply elegant church whose acoustics are perfect due to the sheer size of the old building.

Processional: Flower Duet
Signing: Don’t Want To Miss A Thing
Recessional: All You Need Is Love

We also played:
Isn’t she lovely
Love story
Can’t take my eyes off you
Sunny side of the street
Dream a little dream
For once in my life


The Peppers Creek Chapel situated amongst the vineyards of the Hunter Valley is another beautiful wedding location that we’re always honoured to play at.

Processional:  Canon in D
Signing: Love Story
Recessional: Today Was a Fairytale

We also played:
Air On G String
Quartet K157
Marry You
Best Day Of My Life
All You Need Is Love
Hey Soul Sister
Viva la Vida
The Prayer




16 Strings String Quartet Newcastle string quartet – Hunter Valley Weddings are fun loving musicians, handpicked to play for your special day.


Celine St George , violin

For many years, Celine has been an avid lover of music and the violin. Celine has played in many orchestras, such as the Sydney Youth Orchestra, Christ Church Camerata, Lake Macquarie Philharmonic, Hunter strings soloists, Opera Orchestras, and more. In her spare time she enjoys Scottish fiddling. By being part of 16 Strings Quartet it allows Celine to broaden her musical experiences and she looks forward to serenading you at your upcoming special event.

Jeremy Goddard, bass

Jeremy chose at the early age of 9 decide that he was going to learn the bass. Throughout the years he’s performed in many different ensembles such as the Christ Church Camarata, chamber orchestras, local operas and musicals and was also honoured to play with the internationally known musician Rodger Woodward. With lots of experience Jeremy is delighted to be sharing his talents with 16 Strings String Quartet.

Hannah Duque, violin

A keen violin player since she was 3, Hannah has enjoyed playing for a large number of groups including the Christ Church Camerata, Hunter Strings Soloists and the Newcastle Youth Orchestra. She regularly performs at weddings, functions, concerts and in competitions, and loves playing the wide scope of music involved. A member of the 16 Strings String Quartet for a number of years now, Hannah  is currently studying for her AmusA.

Annabelle Breyley-Smith, viola / violin
Annabelle Breyley-Smith violinist and from Newcastle who has been playing since the age of five. Viola is her new found love and enjoys playing in quartets and has extensive experience in playing with both symphony and string orchestras such as the Sydney Youth Orchestra, the Christ Church Camerata, the Australian Youth Orchestra and the Lake Macquarie Philharmonic Orchestra. She has completed her AMus.A and will continue her studies of the violin with the aspirations of becoming a professional orchestral violinist.


Get in touch with us today

If you’d like to find out more about having the perfect music for your Newcastle or Hunter Valley wedding, or any other private or public function, please use our contact form. Alternatively, call our helpful team on 0423 152709.


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