About Us

The Cairn Quartet String ensemble perform across the world in all settings, from intimate settings to extravagant productions. They are equally at home playing for weddings and corporate events as they are on the concert stage from small intimate gatherings to Arenas.

Formed in 2007 whilst busking on the streets of Glasgow, the Cairn String Quartet are graduates of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) After winning the prestigious Scottish Institute for Enterprise New Ideas competition for entrepreneurial young Scots, the Cairn String Quartet and it's alter ego, the Electric String Orchestra hasn’t looked back.

Specialising in the arrangement and performance of all musical genres, but particularly rock and pop, the quartet provides a tailored made experience designed to make your event memorable and unique. Their very own string arrangements, as well as collaborating with other Scottish composers and arrangers, has led their playlist to be like no other, from Bach to Beyonce, Mozart to Metallica and Sinatra to Star Wars!

Cairn String Quartet have always taken pride in their efficient and personal customer service, and will be happy to answer any questions you might have regarding any event.

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