20 Best String Quartet & Classical Music Wedding Songs

You love modern hits that are popular today, but you also want to include a traditional aspect to your special day. Choosing songs performed by a String Quartet can give you both.

String Quartet songs are played by two violins (Violin 1 and Violin 2), Viola and Cello. They are fitting for any wedding and provide a classic and intimate touch to your big day.

Check out our ultimate list of the best string quartet wedding songs below. We’ve even included video clips of us performing each song so you can see Red Soda Band in action!


1. Amazing Grace – John Newton

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Amazing Grace is a beautiful arrangement and one of the most well-known hymns. You may catch your guests swaying and singing to this graceful timeless melody.

2. Photograph – Ed Sheeran

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A sweet, upbeat tune by a pop artist is a wonderful way to welcome guests to your big day. This song is one of our favorites.

3. Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

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This graceful rendition of Wonderful World will beautifully carry through the air with it’s bold sounds and catchy melody.

4. Dreams – Fleetwood Mac

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As one of the bands most popular songs, it is a great prelude choice for your guests to bond and hum along with before the ceremony.

5. Air – Bach

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This instrumental composition is a classic written in the late 18th century by J.S. Bach. It makes for wonderful register singing because of its beautiful and reflective tone.

6. Shallow, A Star is Born – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

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A fun, popular hit from a highly rated movie will catch your guests attention. An elegant spin on this song makes it a beautiful prelude to flow through the air whilst your loved ones arrive.

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7. Memories – Maroon 5

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If you want an amazing mix of modern and classical music, this song may be for you. This light, fresh rendition is a memorable one. If you think it sounds familiar, that’s because it is based on the famous wedding professional song “Pachelbel’s Canon”

8. Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke

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Also known as The Prince of Denmark March, this song is a popular entrance processional because of its majestic melody. Imagine walking down the aisle to the powerful classic.

9. A Thousand Years – Christina Perri

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This modern hit depicts spontaneous love and may ease the apprehension of walking down the aisle to your long awaited moment of unity. This song was made popular in the movie “Twilight”.

10. Pachelbels – Canon in D

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Known as Pachelbel’s best known composition, Canon in D is the definition of classical wedding processional music. It is a simple repetition of the same notes, yet more dramatic with each verse making it the perfect go-to processional song.

11. You Are The Reason – Calum Scott

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“You Are The Reason” is a great choice to make the grand appearance that you always dreamed of.

12. Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach

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This religious song of praise signifies joy and strength. While it is often played with different variations of string instruments (It sounds amazing with a String Trio or a String Quartet), a cello and violin combination is our favorite.

13. Perfect – Ed Sheeran

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Can you just imagine the powerful melody carrying you down the aisle? The lyrics are sublime and the Red Soda Band String Quartet absolutely loves playing this wedding song.

14. Bridal Chorus (Wedding Entrance) – Wagner

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If you are on the search for a traditional processional song, this is it. Known as, Here Comes The Bride, all your guests will instantly recognize this classic wedding song.

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15. All You Need is Love – The Beatles

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This song exudes excitement and your guests will love it. After release, this song became the “Marseillaise”, the French national anthem in 1967.

16. Senorita – Camila Cabello

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Looking for a fun tune that pumps your crowd up for the reception? Senorita is a pop hit that gives your family a hint as to what the bash will be like.

17. Marry You – Bruno Mars

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A cheery melody is the perfect recessional song. Not only is it upbeat, but it will create an instant mood boost for your guests before the reception.

18. Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Israel “IZ” Kamakawiao’ole

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This is a very popular Hawaiian reinvention of a classic song.

19. Shape of You – Ed Sheeran

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This fun beat cue’s the celebration. Your guests will be on their feet and ready to hit the dancefloor.

20. Dance Monkey – Tones & I

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The string quartet gives this song a sophisticated twist. While the violin does provide a bit of a classical feel, we love a good upbeat song for the entrance recessional.

Contact Red Soda Band For String Quartet Wedding Entertainment Today!

If you’re looking for a professional wedding band that clicks with your wedding style and takes it up a notch, Red Soda Band loves to help brides and grooms-to-be celebrate their union with a unique and memorable experience from the moment they book, right through to the last song of the night. Get a FREE quote online today!



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I loved the music; the violinist really set the atmosphere and I was almost lost for breath as I was about to walk down the aisle. We had talked about getting emotional thinking about that particular song and that was definitely the case for me on the day.


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Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you to you guys. It was PERFECT – the songs were great, the volume was spot-on and you both were extremely professional. You were both lovely guys, too! It all came together and everyone commented on how great the music was!


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