Shaw Strings

Founded in 1989, the Shaw Strings can provide you with a string quartet, trio, duo, solo harp, violin or flute, double quartet, or any combination of these players for your wedding, cocktail hour, or special event.

Review our extensive repertoire, our prices, and preview the selections below. Contact us by email or online form. Our music is live and without amplification so your guests enjoy the background music and atmosphere our presence provides while still enjoying their conversations.

Best of the Knot 2010


We are proud that Shaw Strings has been rated by local brides and voted
The Knot Best of Weddings 2010 Pick.


“You did a wonderful job at setting the tone and giving elegance and beauty to the occasion.”
Kathy

We are delighted to be on the recommended performers list at:
Hotel DuPont
Greystone Hall
Drexelbrook
DuPont Country Club
Brantwyn
Joseph Ambler Inn
The Willows
Dulin-Kurtz
Appleford Manor
Merion Tribute House
Reading Country Club
RiverCrest Golf Club
Springton Manor
The Willows
Mendenhall Inn
The Curtis Institute

We belong to the following organizations:

West Chester
Chamber of Commerce

Greater Philadelphia
Better Business Bureau

National Association
of Catering Executives
NACE

International Society
of Event Specialists
ISES

Better Business Bureau Rating A

“Your music added a touch of class to our event. The Pennsylvania State legislators join me in thanking you for playing at the reception.” Elinor

“Your quartet certainly added a lot of atmosphere to the occasion and we received many compliments on your music.” Mrs. Z

“You did such an outstanding job and really set the tone for our day. Thank you for making it just perfect!” Kim and Andy

Preview Selections

Preview Selections

"Hornpipe" from Handel's "Water Music"

Watch VideoHear MusicDouble Quartet and Harp

"Canon in D" by Pachelbel

Watch VideoHear MusicDouble Quartet

"Ich Liebe Dich (I Love Thee)" by Greig

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Air" by Bach

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Meditation" from Cavaleria Rusticana by Mastighani

Watch VideoHear MusicHarp and Violin Duo

"Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" by Bach

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Chanson de Matin (Morning Song)" by Elgar

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Oh Perfect Love" by Barnby

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"All I Ask of You" by Andrew Lloyd-Weber

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Sheep may Safely Graze" by Bach

Watch VideoHear MusicDouble Quartet and Harp

"Berceuse" by Iljynski

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Londonderry Air"

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"18th Variation on a Theme from Paganini" by Rachmaninoff

Watch VideoHear MusicSolo Harp

"Alleluia" from "Exhaulte Jubilate" by Mozart

Watch VideoHear MusicString Trio

"Bridal Chorus" by Wagner

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Dodi Li" Traditional Jewish Processional

Watch VideoHear MusicString Trio

"Trumpet Tune" by Purcell

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Trumpet Voluntary" by Clark

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"La Rejouissance" from "The Royal Fireworks" by Handel

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Rondeau (Theme from 'Masterpiece Theatre')" by Mouret

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"When I'm 64" by Lennon/McCartney

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Wedding March" from "Midsummer Night's Dream" by Mendelssohn

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Autumn Leaves"

Watch VideoHear MusicSolo Harp

"Someone to Watch Over Me" by Gershwin

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Star Trek (Original Theme)"

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"How Do You Keep the Music Playing" by LeGrand

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Through the Eyes of Love (Theme from Ice Castles)" by Hamlisch

Watch VideoHear MusicQuartet

"Unforgettable" by Gordon

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"Brandenberg Concerto #3, 2nd Movement" by Bach

Watch VideoHear MusicDouble Quartet

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