Cadenza Strings is an agency offering wedding and reception music services in Ottawa, Ontario, and the surrounding area. Their ensembles include string quartets, trios, duos, as well as violin and cello soloists. The group offers a large repertoire of music from a variety of genres and can learn new songs upon request. The musicians of Cadenza Strings are accomplished and respected professionals and have studied in the country’s best institutions. They bring such experience to the service of couples on their big day.
Cadenza Strings offers a wedding package that contains basic music services and more. This includes preludes music, ceremony music, and postlude music. The groups’ offerings can also be extended to create a spellbinding atmosphere at cocktail parties and reception dinners.
14 Reviews for Cadenza Strings
Stephanie B. · Married on 14/06/2018
I booked a string trio (violin,viola, and cello) for my wedding ceremony on June 14th and I could not be more impressed and pleased with the service I received. The responsiveness for my questions and booking was very good, the pricing was very reasonable when compared to other agencies and they offered a good variety of music. My guests are still commenting on their moving performance throughout the ceremony. I would highly recommend!Sent on 03/07/2018
Hilary D. · Married on 30/08/2019
We hired the violin and cello duo to provide music for our outdoor ceremony. We couldn’t be happier with the music and services that cadenza strings provided. Brenna was professional, prompt, easy to work with, and flexible. She had many wonderful modern and classical song options we could pick from (which made it hard to choose!). She even agreed to play a song that was not on the list and did so beautifully. We received many complements from guests about the music, and it provided the perfect backdrop for a romantic ceremony. Thank you Cadenza Strings! I would not hesitate to hire them again.Sent on 02/09/2019
Cadenza Strings's reply:Thank you for your glowing review, Hilary! We are so pleased to hear you liked the music (particularly your special requests!). Congratulations again on a truly beautiful wedding.
Jane M. · Married on 15/08/2018
Cadenza Strings,...my daughter’s wedding
Cadenza Strings played at my daughter’s wedding last weekend at the Elora Mill. The music was ethereal...pure, crisp, joyful..... spectacular. Right from initial contact with Brenna to hearing them before coming to my seat in the ceremony space it was nothing but professionalism and quality. It was a leap of faith to hire, sight unseen or heard.... but can I say they were a highlight of the wedding! True talented professionals who looked and sounded the part! 💗💗💗💗💗Sent on 15/08/2018
Katherine M. · Married on 02/06/2018
Excellent Experience and Beautiful Music
Cadenza Strings played at our wedding this past weekend. They provided music for both the ceremony and cocktail hour. They were extremely pleasant to work with, provided great suggestions, were professional and on time. Having a string trio or quartet certainly adds a level of elegance to any wedding or event, and would love to hire them again for a private event.Sent on 07/06/2018
Natasha · Married on 05/05/2018
The team was so great. Brenna was quick to respond to all of my questions quickly. They had a great list of music, we chose contemporary for our wedding. They were on time, music was the perfect volume, I have no criticism!Sent on 09/05/2018
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Promotions from Cadenza Strings
Is your wedding on a Thursday? Get $50 off using the code THURS50 when you book a string quartet, trio or duo for your wedding ceremony or reception. Offer available until the end of 2021. Valid only for weddings taking place before December 31, 2021.
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Owner & Booking Manager
I am a professional violinist, violist & entrepreneur based in Ottawa & Toronto, Ontario. I founded Cadenza Strings in 2004, while a student in the music program at Canterbury High School in Ottawa, and have been providing music for weddings ever since!
I completed my post-secondary studies at the University of Montreal and the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music. Outside the world of weddings, you can find me performing with the Integral Ensemble, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, and Against the Grain Theatre, among others.
When I am not performing or answering emails, I love to travel, read, and learn about health & fitness. I have a special fondness for draft horses, large dogs and guinea pigs, and currently share a home with my partner Greg and our multitude of houseplants.
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