Professional, unique and versatile........Music is where your story begins. We pride ourselves on helping you choose your music to tell your own personal story.
Corda Entertainment offers elegant string ensembles for your wedding, reception, rehearsal dinner, cocktail hour or other special event. We offer string duos, trios, quartets, quintets, jazz combos, brass ensembles, small orchestras as well as solo instruments including violin, trumpet vocals, harp, flute, piano/keyboard and more. Our music offerings include light classical, Broadway and Pop, Contemporary, Coldplay, Carpenters, Beatles, Rags, Tangos, First Dance options and more. We help you select the best combination of musicians and the most elegant music for your occasion.
Alison Lawson, owner of Corda Entertainment, is Assistant Principal Violin with The Greensboro Symphony. She collaborates with Greensboro's most talented musicians from the symphony and other area orchestras. Corda, meaning "string" in Italian, emphasizes what we do best - string combinations of all kinds.
Over the years Corda Entertainment has achieved distinction as a leading wedding ensemble in the Greensboro/ Winston-Salem/Triad area. Many of our clients come back to us year after year for other events. As a result we have received rave reviews and personal referrals from hundreds of satisfied brides and corporate clients. We have also established an excellent reputation with many special event venues in the area. We are proud to be preferred performers in locations such as The Grandover Resort, O'Henry Hotel, Proximity Hotel, Magnolia Manor, Greensboro Airport Marriott, The Empire Room, Graylyn Conference Center, Childress Vineyard, Belmont Mansion, Tanglewood Park, Blandwood Carriage House, Rosa Lee Manor and numerous other locations and churches in the area.
Corda Entertainment is proud to be awarded "The Bride's Choice Award" from Wedding Wire, 2013,"The Knot" Winner-Best of Weddings 2013, and Gigmasters, 2012.
Children's Birthday Parties
Sweet 16 Parties
Wedding Cocktail Hours
Don't Stop Believin'Journey
A Groovy Kind of LovePhil Collins
From This Moment OnShania Twain
The PrayerDavid Foster
How Sweet It IsJames Taylor
Grow Old With MeJohn Lennon
Can't Help Falling in LoveElvis Presley
Love StoryTaylor Swift
I Gotta FeelingBlack Eyed Peas
Sweet Home AlabamaLynyrd Skynyrd
Pretty WomanRoy Orbison
Your SongElton John
Viva La VidaColdplay
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3Bach
The Lord's PrayerMalotte
Double Concerto in D MinorBach
Prelude to a Te DeumCharpentier
Canon in DPachelbel
Air No. 11Handel
Andante No. 7Haydn
Air from "Water Music"Handel
Entrance of the Queen of ShebaHandel
O Perfect LoveBarnby
Andante Op. No. 2Bach
March from "The Marriage of Figaro"Mozart
Double Concerto in D MinorVivace Bach
Sheep May Safely GrazeBach
Greensleeves- Traditional English
Meditation from "Thais"Massenet
Allegro from "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik"Mozart
JoyfulJoyful We Adore Thee
Adagio from "Suite for Organ"Albinoni
Air for the G StringBach
JesuJoy of Man's Desiring
Evev Shel ShoshanimHadar
Jerusalem of GoldShemer
K'var Archare ChatsotHirsh
Chosen Kalle Masel TovZim
Tango "El Choclo"McLean
New YorkNew York
It Don't Mean a ThingEllington
Sound of Music HighlightsRogers and Hammerstein
South Pacific HighlightsRogers and Hammerstein
Good Day SunshineThe Beatles
Hey JudeThe Beatles
Get BackThe Beatles
I feel FineThe Beatles
Norwegian WoodThe Beatles
Strawberry Fields ForeverThe Beatles
Eight Days a WeekThe Beatles
Yesterday Once MoreThe Carpenters
They Long To Be Close To YouThe Carpenters
Love Theme from "St. Elmo's Fire"Foster
When I Fall in LoveYoung
Someone to Watch Over MeGershwin
Over the RainbowArlen
No Other LoveRogers and Hammerstein
The Greatest Love of AllMasser
Chamber Music Duo
Chamber Music Trio
Classical String Quartet
$200 - $900
Wedding Ceremony in Greensboro, NC on 06/09/2012
"Corda staff and performers exemplified the utmost professionals, yet were friendly and personable. We selected a stringed trio for our daughter's indoor wedding of approximately 125 attendees, and the music and sound was perfect! I highly recommend Corda and their musicians!"
- Nancy M.
Wedding Ceremony in Roanoke, VA on 05/12/2012
"Very nice! Added a touch of class to our special day!"
- Sarah F.
Corporate Function in Lincolnton, NC on 02/16/2012
"CORDA Entertainment did an exceptional job. They really made our event memorable."
- Jeanne H.
Church Service in Mount Airy, NC on 12/18/2011
"Corda Entertainment provided a string quartet to accompany our chancel choir in a srvice of Christmas music.We had only a half hour to practice and coordinate our music with them.With their preparation and superb musicianship,it was no problem for them to fit right in with the choir and the performance went very well.They were very pleasant and professional and a joy to perform with."
- Norma J.
Wedding Ceremony in Raleigh, NC on 12/03/2011
"Corda did a great job, they were extremely professional and played wonderfully. I would hire them again without hesitation."
- Jason S.
Christmas Party in Greensboro, NC on 12/09/2011
"They were on time, played exactly what I requested, played for the duration according to the schedule that was prearranged and received multiple compliments from the party guests throughout the night. "
- Shari U.
Wedding Ceremony in Fort Mill, SC on 09/14/2013
"Was a great experience! Didn't really get to talk to them but from what I remember it sounded great and followed perfectly"
- Rachel M.
Wedding Ceremony in Pilot Mtn, NC on 06/08/2013
"The musicians were very professional and friendly. The coordination in the months prior to the ceremony was adequate and timely. I can't imagine our wedding without the string trio. It would've been incredibly plain and boring!"
In addition to Winston Salem, Corda Entertainment, LLC will also travel to Bethania, Kernersville, Wallburg, Rural Hall, Colfax, High Point, Walkertown, Oak Ridge, Belews Creek, Jamestown, Greensboro, Thomasville, Clemmons, Germanton, Lewisville, Lexington, Pfafftown, Stokesdale, Advance, Trinity
and many other locations in and around the Winston Salem area.
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