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Amadeus String Quartet

Wedding String Quartet
    The band posing for a picture with their instruments

    Since 1990, the Amadeus String Quartet has specialized in performing fine classical music for wedding ceremonies and receptions in the Atlanta area.

    Our full-time professional musicians perform regularly with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Atlanta Opera, the Atlanta Ballet and many other ensembles in the Atlanta area. All our members hold advanced degrees from the most prestigious conservatories in the world and have years of experience performing for weddings and special events. On a different note, our musicians have also recorded on albums for artists such as R. E. M. (Automatic for the People), the Indigo Girls, Kelly Price, and have commercial credits for Coca-Cola, Delta, Disney, Georgia Power, and CNN.


    Below are some suggested pieces for your ceremony. We have many more selections available in our repertoire and will gladly assist you in putting your program together.

    For Seating of Mothers and Attendants Processional

    1. Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring (Bach)
    2. Canon in D (Pachelbel)
    3. Air on G-String (Bach)
    4. Passacaile (Handel)
    5. Arioso (Bach)
    6. Sheep May Safely Graze (Bach)
    7. Ode to Joy (Beethoven)
    8. “Air” from Water Music Suite (Handel)
    9. Scheherazade Theme (Rimsky-Korsakov)
    10. St. Anthony Chorale (Haydn)
    11. “One Hand, One Heart” (Bernstein)
    12. “Nocturne” from Midsummer Night’s Dream (Mendelssohn)
    13. Wachet Auf (Bach)
    14. “Winter” from Four Seasons (Vivaldi)

    For The Bride’s Entrance

    1. Trumpet Voluntary (Clark, Purcell)
    2. Te Deum (Charpentier)
    3. Bridal Chorus “Here Comes the Bride” (Wagner)
    4. Trumpet Tune (Purcell)
    5. Canon in D (Pachelbel)

    For The Recessional

    1. “Hornpipe” from Water Music (Handel)
    2. Wedding March (Mendelssohn)
    3. La Rejouissance from Royal Fireworks Music (Handel)
    4. Brandenburg Concerto #3 (Bach)
    5. “Spring” from Four Seasons (Vivaldi)
    6. Entrance of Queen of Sheba (Handel)

    For Unity Candle, Communion, Reflection.

    1. Air on G-String (Bach)
    2. Ave Maria (Schubert)
    3. Ave Verum Corpus (Mozart)
    4. Andante from String Quartet in A minor (Schubert)
    5. Lords Prayer (Malotte)
    6. Amazing Grace (Traditional)

    Traditional Jewish Music Selections

    1. Dodi Li (Bridal Procession)
    2. Erev Shel Shoshanim (Processional)
    3. Simon Tov and Chosen Kalle Mazel Tov (Recessional)
    4. Od Yeshoma
    5. “Sunrise, Sunset”
    6. Oif’n Pripetshok

    Sample Selections available for Prelude

    1. Water Music Suite- (Handel)
    2. “Rondeau”-Theme from Masterpiece Theatre (Mouret)
    3. Meditation from “Thais” (Massenet)
    4. All I Ask of You (Webber)
    5. Ashokan Farewell (Ungar)
    6. Brandenberg Concerto #3 (Bach)
    7. Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Mozart)
    8. Minuet in G (Beethoven)
    9. Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)
    10. Divertimenti (Mozart)
    11. Shaker Melody “Simple Gifts” (Copland)
    12. Ave Maria (Gounod-Bach)
    13. Wedding Song “There is Love” (Anon.)

    “Thank you so very much for the beautiful wedding music. We were truly glad to have had you as part of the ceremony. It made all of the little mishaps before the ceremony disappear. The guests enjoyed sitting and listening. The music was truly one of the highlights of the day. Please thank all the members of the Amadeus Strings for us and give them our highest praises for all that they did to make the wedding a memorable occasion."

    Jane Spann, Georgian Terrace Hotel

    “Our guests were commenting all afternoon about what a great decision it was for us to have hired a string quartet… but you guys are clearly not just any quartet. Thank you again for being a primary reason for the success of our big day.”

    Kate and Mark Conklin, Flint Hill Plantation

    “Thank you so much for the wonderful ceremony music! All of our guests commented on how talented and professional you all were. Thanks for adding that extra touch of class to our ceremony. As many of my friends plan their trips down the aisle, I will happily recommend you all with confidence! Thanks again for being such a special and memorable part of our wedding day.”

    Kerry Ludlum, Old Decatur Court House