OBrien Strings

String Quartet from New Haven, CT - Will travel up to 75 miles
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Kate O'Brien, VIOLIN, leader and music arranger for OBrien Strings, provides delightful acoustic music at all types of ceremonies, parties and private events.
SOLO and STROLLING VIOLIN or her ENSEMBLES - VIOLIN and GUITAR, VIOLIN and CELLO, STRING TRIO (Violin, Viola, Cello), STRING QUARTET (2 violins, viola, cello) - are perfect for weddings and all kinds of private and public events. She personalizes her enormous music list for you with elegant classical standards, pop tunes, romantic songs, rock 'n roll, ethnic music (Irish, Italian, Jewish etc.) jazz, Broadway, folk music and more, and plays with joyful enthusiasm at every performance, indoors or outdoors. Special music requests are welcome.

Kate can STROLL among your guests for cocktail hours or parties playing SOLO VIOLIN or WITH GUITAR. She can also play with her own keyboard player or your organist, and her ensembles can add flute, trumpet, rhythm section or accompany a vocalist. Gentle amplification available, discounts offered for longer engagements.

She performs throughout Connecticut, and parts of Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island.
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One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2013!

Wedding Ceremony

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A perfect, seamless and wonderful experience! Kate O'Brien Strings provided the lovely wedding ceremony and dinner party music. From our initial contact with her - she was professional and delightful. Made the entire experience for us so easy and enjoyable. As I walked down the aisle - the music was perfect. Her team provided everything we could have hoped for at our wedding and dinner party. She offered suggestions which made the process less stressful. Our guests totally enjoyed the music and offered many compliments on their performance and sound. Kate was a joy to work with. I would highly and confidently recommend them to all.

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Christmas Party

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Kate was extremely accommodating, prepared, and played a wonderful performance for our Christmas party. We were looking not just for talent but also for a feeling that would touch our guests. Kate and her team brought warmth and love to our event as well as talent and the gift of beautiful music. They were fantastic.

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Wedding Ceremony

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Kate and the O’Brien Strings Trio were amazing during my wedding ceremony. As soon as I listened to the music samples on their website I knew they were perfect! They played a mix of classical and popular music while guests were waiting and were spot-on with their timing when it came to the procession. I was really blown away by how amazing they sounded. They allowed me to customize the music and create the ideal atmosphere for my big moment and it truly felt like a fairytale because of their beautiful music. I would highly recommend them for anyone looking for a string group for their wedding.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
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2018
Jul
1
Wedding
New Haven, CT
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2018
Jul
14
Wedding Ceremony
New London, CT
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2018
Aug
26
Wedding
Yonkers, NY
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2018
Sep
22
Wedding Ceremony
Branford, CT
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
2018
Oct
27
Wedding
Waterford, CT
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2018
Nov
10
Wedding Ceremony
New Milford, CT
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2018
Jun
9
Birthday Party (Adult)
Woodstock, CT
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
2018
May
27
Wedding Ceremony
Winsted, CT
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2018
May
19
Wedding Ceremony
Deep River, CT
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
2017
Dec
9
Christmas Party
Guilford, CT
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
2017
Dec
2
Wedding
Fairfield, CT
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2017
Sep
22
Wedding Ceremony
Stonington, CT
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
WEDDINGS
CLASSICS and STANDARDS
Pachelbel
Canon in D
Here Comes the Bride
traditional
Clarke
Trumpet Voluntary
Mendelssohn
Wedding March
Al Kol Ele
Jewish procession
Bach
Air on the G
Bach
Ave Maria
Bach
Brandenburg Concertos
Bach
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
String Quartet
Jazz Duo
Irish Duo
Variety Duo
Chamber Music Trio
Variety Trio
Weddings
Baby Showers
Celebrations
Funerals
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bridal Showers
Events
Banquets
Christenings
Festivals
Fundraisers
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
Holiday Parties
Memorial Services
Cocktail Parties
Private Parties
Commitment Ceremonies
Kentucky Derby Parties
Retirement Parties
Wine Tasting Parties
Please note OBrien Strings will also travel to Wallingford, Cheshire, Clinton, Madison, Westbrook, Marion, Milldale, Cutchogue, East Marion, Greenport, Guilford, Old Saybrook, Peconic, Southold, Ivoryton, Killingworth, Mattituck, Centerbrook, New Suffolk, Shelter Island Heights, Branford, Deep River, Essex, Laurel, Orient, Cobalt, Middle Haddam, New Britain, North Branford, Pequabuck.
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