BOOK THE AWARD WINNING SOUND OF RIBBONS & STRINGS ENSEMBLES – We won - GIGMASTERS BEST OF WEDDINGS FOR 3 CONSECUTIVE YEARS; 2014, 2013 & 2012!: the coveted BEST OF WEDDINGS AWARD from THE KNOT for 2015, 2013, 2012, & 2011; BRIDE"S CHOICE AWARDS from WEDDING WIRE for 2011 & 2012; #1 rating on GIGMASTERS in our category & region! We win these honorable awards & ratings because we provide fabulous music, great customer care, and professionalism.
PLEASE READ FEEDBACK FROM OUR PREVIOUS CLIENTS & you will see why we consistently win awards. WE ARE THE CHOICE OF MUSICIANS WHEN THEY HIRE MUSICIANS! That speaks volumes! With us, you receive the best! YOU OWE YOURSELF THE BEST!
RIBBONS & STRINGS add “A TOUCH OF ELEGANCE!" - We provide IN PERSON mini-concerts, just the musicians & you hearing our huge repertoire up close & personal BEFORE YOUR WEDDING. It is all about the music YOU WANT! We serve Colorado counties: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Chaffee, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Eagle, El Paso, Elbert, Grand, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Larimer, Morgan, Park, Pitkin, Teller & Weld; also Cheyenne & Laramie WY.
Our weddings/events are as DIVERSE as our MUSIC. We honor all couples: all ages, mixed race, mixed religion, same sex. Every client/couple deserves great music. We offer acoustic or amplified performances depending on the individual needs. We do have religious music for many denominations too! Just ask.
ENSEMBLES WE OFFER:
1. String Quartet (SQ): 2 violins, viola, cello
2. String Trio (ST): 1 violin, 1 viola, 1 cello OR 2 violins, 1 cello
3. Piano added to either 1 or 2 above. YES we have a piano that travels or will use the venue's piano.
4. Harp, Flute, Trumpet, or Guitar added to any combo (or as a sub) for any instrument.
5. Duet: combo if any 2 instruments above
6. You ideas welcome!
WE PROVIDE SO MUCH MORE FOR YOU, OUR CLIENTS:
1. OUR SUPERB SOUND – perfectly blended for the exquisite, elegant ambiance your wedding/event deserves. OUR MUSICIANS ARE HIGHLY TRAINED PROFESSIONALS! We rehearse frequently. Please take the LISTENING CHALLENGE. Listen to the ensembles whom you have asked for bids. Then LISTEN TO US. First & foremost we are selling our SOUND. YOU BE THE JUDGE. HEARING US = HIRING US. We rehearse for your wedding/event until it sounds perfect.
2. OUR HUGE & VARIED REPERTOIRE LISTS – we offer the largest repertoire with the most diverse styles in Colorado with over 2000 pieces. EACH STYLE HAS ITS OWN LARGE REPERTOIRE. If we don't have the music you want, we'll get it, arrange it, perform it! We customize it to YOUR wedding/event. WE ARE THE REAL DEAL. We offer many types of MUSIC: Baroque, Broadway, Classical, Dance, Film and TV, Gypsy, Renaissance, Rock-n-Roll [old and new]. Romantic etc. All of our ensembles play virtually ALL kinds of music. MOST CLIENTS RECEIVE A FREE PROFESSIONALLY ARRANGED SONG for your wedding/event.
3. OUR BEAUTIFUL RIBBONS. We match your color scheme with over 150 gorgeous ribbons. We tie them to our scrolls & make the wedding/event pictures extra nice.
4. DISCOUNTS FOR ACTIVE MILITARY PERSONNEL & we have music for the FIVE branches of the military!
THESE ARE THE AUDIO SAMPLES/SELECTIONS YOU WILL HEAR ON THIS SITE (in this order):
1. HORNPIPE from WATER MUSIC – Handel & JESU, JOY OF MAN'S DESIRING – Bach
2. HAVA NIGILA & TANGO from SCENT OF A WOMAN (POR UNA CABEZA)
3. SO HAPPY TOGETHER – Turtles & STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN – Led Zeppelin
4. CLOCKS – Coldplay & WHEN I'M SIXTY FOUR – Beatles
5. SPRING from FOUR SEASONS, 1ST mvt – Vivaldi & LA REJOUISSANCE – Handel
6. CANON IN D MAJOR – Pachelbel, HERE COMES THE BRIDE – Wagner, & WEDDING MARCH from A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM – Mendelssohn
7. STRING QUARTET OP. 77, 1st mvt – Haydn, BRANDENBURG CONCERTO NO. 3 IN G, 2nd mvt – Bach & EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK, 1st mvt – Mozart
8. CLAIRE DU LUNE from SUITE BERGAMASQUE - Debussy & AT LAST – Etta James
9. THATS AMORE & BLUE MOON
10. SARABANDE – Handel & GIGUE from ORCHESTRAL SUITE – Bach
11. ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE – Beatles & VIVA LA VIDA – Coldplay
12. SONATA NO. 3 IN G MAJOR, 3rd mvt (2 violins & cello) – Bach & SCHEHERAZADE – Korsakov
13. TRIO IN B FLAT, 1st mvt – SCHUBERT
14. QUARTET FOR FLUTE & STRINGS IN D, 1st mvt & Mozart & CANTABILE- Tartini – (flute & strings)
15. SONATA NO. 3, 3rd mvt – Bach & STÄNCHEN SERENADE - Schubert; (flute & strings)
16. TRUMPET VOLUNTARY – Clarke, TRUMPET FANFARE, & TRUMPET TUNE – Purcell; (trumpet & strings)
17. TERZETTO, OP. 74 – Dvorak, SIMPLE GIFTS, & DONA NOBIS PACEM (strings)
18. DUET FOR TWO VIOLINS, 1st mvt – Geminiani & MELODIE from ALBUM FOR THE YOUNG – Schumann
19. ROMANZA from EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK, 2nd mvt - Mozart & LET ME CALL YOU SWEETHEART– Friedman & Whitson (violin & viola)
20. ANDANTE – Mozart, BIST DU BEI MIR – Bach & SONATA FOR VIOLIN & CELLO, 1st mvt – Boismortier (violin & viola)
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