Welcome

The Cairn Quartet String ensembles perform across the world in all settings, from intimate settings to extravagant productions. At home or abroad, they are equally at home playing for weddings and corporate events as they are performing and collaborating on Arena stages.

About us

Weddings

Weddings

We specialise in creating
the perfect soundtrack to
your Big Day.
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Events

Events

At home or abroad, add the
perfect ambience to your
event or party.
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Session

Session

The UK’s best
session string players,
collaborating with you to create
inspirational performances.
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Upcoming events

Cairn String Quartet w/ Beerjacket @ Celtic Connections

This will be an absolute belter of a show. Beerjacket writes beautiful and its perfect for strings!

Beerjacket is the musical title of Glasgow alt-folk singer-songwriter, Peter Kelly, who has shared the stage with The National, Kristin Hersh, St. Vincent and Mogwai, amongst many others. This unique show will bring together the songs of Beerjacket with string arrangements and performance from Cairn String Quartet. Expect to hear reimagined versions of songs from recent album Silver Cords alongside older favourites from the Beerjacket catalogue.

 

Tickets available here : https://www.celticconnections.com/event/1/beerjacket-with-cairn-string-quartet-and-keeley-forsyth

 

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Sketches with Cairn String Quintet at Summerhall, Edinburgh

Company: Katie Armstrong

Supporting: The Work Room, Dance Base, Citymoves Dance Agency

A series of short, intellectually and emotionally engaging vignettes. Chance encounters between two and three bodies. encounters between two and three bodies. Each is set to and inspired by one movement of Bach’s Violin Concerto in A Minor played live by Cairn String Quintet and interspersed with responses created by composer and DJ Mariam Rezaei.

 

Tickets : https://www.summerhall.co.uk/event/sketches/

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Dundas Castle Open Day

One of our all time favourite venues is having an Open Day on 2nd February 2020. Why not pop along and request a tune or two from our playlist and see this magnificent venue and lots of other wonderful suppliers. Admission is free.

 

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