About RSQ

Professional musicians from Richmond, VA providing music for corporate events, social gatherings, and weddings. Please email us at stringpoets@gmail.com or call at 202-465-2310 for information on rates and bookings.

String Poets is a highly-acclaimed professional string ensemble

We have created the perfect music setting for hundreds of social events by integrating unique musical selections into cherished traditions. We work closely with our clients to select the best music for their taste and for the occasion.

We perform in a variety of ensembles:

  • String Quartert (two violinists, one violist, one cellist)
  • String Trio (one violinist, one violist, one cellist)
  • Flut Trio (one flutist, one violist, one cellist)
  • String Duo (one violinist, one cellist; one violinist, one guitarist)
  • Solo performance (varies)

String Poets combines artistic excellence, professionalism, and experience to make your special occasion more memorable.

Our rates are affordable, and we try to work within each client's budget. For more information regarding booking and rates, please contact us at StringPoets@gmail.com or by phone at  202-465-2310.

String Poets will be a great addition to your:

Wedding ceremony

Whether the traditional "Here Comes the Bride," the equally beautiful Pachelbel "Canon," or another selection from our extensive repertoire, the sound of String Poets will enrich the atmosphere with an ambiance of elegance and sophistication.

Cocktail reception/hors d’oeuvres

Light classics are best. The music does not demand too much attention, but creates a beautiful background.

Dinner

We recommend Baroque and early Classical (Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart). After all, many of these pieces were written specifically for these occasions.

Dancing

Waltzes or tangos are an excellent way to liven up the evening!

Corporate event

String Poets adds just the right touch to an important meeting. We have extensive light classical and popular tunes.

Holiday party

Favorites from the "Nutcracker" suite, Christmas carols, and popular tunes evoke the holiday spirit.

Wine tasting

Start with baroque and early classical, followed by popular tunes and opera arrangements.

Grand Openings

Combination of all styles, depending on acoustics and audience reaction.

Memorial services

Create an unforgettable tribute toward your loved one.

> Real estate open houses

Present a warm, elegant and inviting atmosphere that will surely impress your potential buyers.

Proposals and office serenades

Surprise that special someone in your life by sending the professional romantic String Poets Trio perfect for marriage proposals, anniversaries and valentine’s day!




  

Comments..

"String Poets are talented and generous. Our memorial service at Wolftrap was a challenge as it included a classical set, a dove release and several secular pieces interspersed within a program. Extraordinary musicians and professionals, the String poets hit every challenging entry, page turn and pause. As a modest singer, I would recommend String Poets to enhance any gig. They make you sound like a star. Their accompaniment to Josh Groban piece ("To Where You Are") was straight from heaven

Melina S, Dulles, VA  
Memorial Cervice

Just wanted to say thank you for the great job you guys did last night. I know I did not get a chance to speak with you, but all of the music sounded amazing! Thanks again for everything :) Best, Rachel

Rachel P.,  
Wedding Ceremony

Radhi, I cannot thank you and your colleagues enough for the beautiful music at Sarah's wedding. When I had my final review with the owner, Mark Lynch, I urged him to add the String Poets to their list of preferred vendors -- so I hope he does follow through. My husband still raves about how beautifully played the two musical interludes were (Puccini & Bernstein) and we had many friends at the wedding who are serious chamber music loves and they could not stop talking about the music -- with thanks, Gerry Otremba

Gerry O.,  
Wedding ceremony and Cocktail hour

I would like to take this time and thank the String Poets Quartet for their professional and timely service. The songs was just what we wanted, and was played on cue. Thank you.

-Sheila S,  
Wedding Ceremony

"Great to work with, fantastic professional musicians. We could not have asked for a better quartet at our wedding."

Ethan W., Alexandria, VA  
Wedding Ceremony

Wanted to take a quick moment to thank all of you for the amazing performance last night. I just wish I could have been there longer, but our guests were blown away by the strings. Everything was perfect and really added to a great wedding day. Thanks again. Derek A.

Derek A., Keswick Hall, VA  
Charlottesville, VA string Quartet

Radhi & Company, Kelly and I wanted to offer another word of heartfelt thanks to you guys. We were so pleased with the role (and great music) you played at our wedding celebration last weekend! You helped make it an unforgettable weekend. We will of course recommend you to anyone who asks and we hope we can attend an event in the future that features the String Poets! Our thanks, Dan & Kelly

Dan & Kelly's wedding,  
Dan & Kelly's wedding Wedding and Cocktail hour

I just wanted to send a quick email to thank you for the wonderful job you did at my daughter Sarah’s wedding at the Baltimore Basilica Saturday. It sounded so wonderful and made the wedding even more special. So many of our guests commented on the beautiful music. I was glad our wedding planner Elle knew about you! Thanks again!

B. Mather,  
Catholic wedding ceremony

We would like to say thank you for being part of our day. It was amazing.

Hillary,  
Wedding Ceremony

Thank you all very much for a wonderful performance at our wedding! Your professionalism, timing and etiquette were above reproach. I am just sorry that I wasn't able to enjoy every minute:) As the bride, I was a little busy getting ready and posing for an endless string of photographs. My new husband and I were very, very pleased. Please let all of the musicians know that they were an integral and enjoyable part of our wedding. All the best, Jenn and Bernie

Jenn and Bernie's wedding,  
Jenn and Bernie's Wedding Ceremony and Cocktail hour

Hi Radhi, I am writing to let you what an amazing addition you and your string quartet were to the wedding. I only wish I could have been more appreciative on Sunday and that I could have talked with you at length, but alas, I was quite caught up in my wedding. When I first heard you playing I was getting ready in the bridal quarters and, while I am proud to say that I did not cry at all during my wedding, I almost became a faucet when I first heard you play! It was so beautiful! When I heard you play the very first notes, it was like my wedding was starting at that very moment and the whole day was brought to life. It was at that moment that it all began, as all my bridesmaids and flower girls prepared for the processional and scampered around the room to the lovely music that you played. All of my guests have repeated the sentiments to me that you added a beautiful touch to the event. I will recommend you for future weddings or any lovely event where your playing would be appropriate. You are a very talented man for having put together such an amazing group, but even more importantly, you espouse a love and happiness that transcends your music. The extra effort that you made to specialize the songs was more than many others would have done for me! Last, when you played my first dance, "Stand By Me," it was a dream come true and I will cherish that moment always. Deepest and sincere thanks,

Danielle,  

I couldn't have been more pleased. These guys sounded just perfect! They played a non-traditional piece for me as I walked down the aisle - Dvorak's Humoresque No.7 as well as other pieces we selected for the reception. They are finely skilled musicians and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a string trio (they also have a string quartet) for their event.

Tina, Alexandria, VA  
Wedding Ceremony and Cocktail hour

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