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Welcome

Welcome to Ariana Strings LLC! Our wedding ensembles feature professional, conservatory-trained musicians performing everything from traditional classical music to today's Top 100. As an award-winning wedding musicians, we offer the highest level of professionalism, adding a touch of elegance to your special day. 

Since 2010, we've performed 500 weddings, so we know exactly what to do to make your day perfect. Our devoted and experienced team take care of every single detail to make sure your wedding ceremony runs smoothly. From music selections to coordinating with your vendors, you can count on us to go above and beyond to make your wedding day everything you've ever envisioned. Learn more here.

As Connecticut wedding musicians, we've performed all around the state and even travel to our neighboring states (RI, MA, and NY). 

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A  Note from Ariana

Don't know where to start? Don't worry! We go above and beyond to make sure every detail is perfect and exactly as you've imagined.

 

When you book Ariana Strings, that means I'll be your one and only coordinator, helping you every step of the way. Over the years, I have fine-tuned my way of organizing all the details and helping my couples plan their ceremony and music.

 

I want to make your planning process easy and fun. I'll incorporate your style preferences and personality so our music fits in with your overall wedding vision.

 

Behind the scenes, I also work closely with your wedding planner, venue coordinator, and officiant, so everything will be perfectly in place for your wedding day. 

All the Hits from 1645 to Today

Our extensive song library is filled with classical music favorites, pop songs, classic rock, Disney, Broadway, jazz, and more. When we play Christina Perri's "A Thousand Years" and Journey's "Don't Stop Believing," you're hearing music that was tailored especially for strings. That means you're getting a beautiful instrumental cover that truly compliments the original song and artist no matter which of our ensembles you choose. 

Like Vitamin String Quartet, we perform pop string quartet covers of your favorite music and, yes, we definitely have Bridgerton

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String trio performing for wedding ceremony at The Wadsworth Mansion in Middletown, Connecticut

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String trio performing for wedding ceremony at The Wadsworth Mansion in Middletown, Connecticut

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We are an exclusive tight-knit team comprised of professional musicians. You'll find our musicians everywhere: On stage with the top symphonies in Connecticut, performing in the pit of national Broadway tours, ballet companies, and opera theaters.

When you book Ariana Strings, you know the musicians who will be there for your big day. Our core team is featured in all our videos. See us here.

 

Bringing our music to new audiences brings us so much joy. It is our honor to bring the highest level of musicianship and artistry to your wedding day. 

We have a variety of wedding musicians that will fit your style and budget: string quartet, string trio, violin and guitar duet, solo violinist, and everything in-between. To learn more, visit our Ensembles & Repertoire page. 

Testimonials

"Hiring Ariana Strings was one of the best decisions we made for our big day! She was professional and prompt from day one. She made music suggestions for our big day and we're so happy we listened to her expert advice. She is a true professional and knows her stuff! We wanted a truly magical moment as guests arrived to our historic venue and Ariana Strings made that happen with beautiful string music as soon as guests walked in. The guests were raving about the strings and how romantic and magical it made the day. Hiring Ariana Strings was one of the best decisions we made for our big day!"

- Jack, Groom 

"Ariana is by far the sweetest person I worked with throughout my entire wedding. She really got to know Greg and I before the big day, and got a feel for exactly what we wanted/expected. I can't imagine how hard it is timing live songs with a ceremony... but Ariana and the trio KILLED it. We had about 30 people come up to us saying how beautiful their performance was. They were absolute perfection and made me the happiest bride!"

- Alyssa, Bride 

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Award-Winning Musicians

We've performed for hundreds of weddings over the last decade and we are committed to excellence in our field. 

 

We have won The Knot's Best of Wedding Award (2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2015, 2014) and been inducted to The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame. We have been awarded the Wedding Wire's Couple's Choice Award five times (2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2016). We've won The Best of Hartford Award (2022, 2021 & 2020) for Best Wedding Musician/Band. We love our couples and are so happy that they love us too! 

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Features & Publications 

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Ariana Strings LLC has been featured as a leading wedding musicians in notable online and print publications, including Connecticut Bride Magazine, Carats & Cake, The Hartford Courant, Style Me Pretty, and Glittery Bride

On Left: Our feature in the January 2021 issue of Connecticut Bride Magazine. Click here to see more.

 

Stylized by Pink Olive Events

Photography by Cait Fletcher Photography

Venue: Bill Miller's Castle 

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Violin and guitar duet performing at a wedding at Bill Miller's Castle in Branford, CT.

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Violin and guitar duet performing at a wedding at Bill Miller's Castle in Branford, CT.

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Choose from our many wedding string ensembles:

- String Quartet (2 violins, viola, cello) 

- String Quartet and Singer (2 violins, viola, cello, & soprano)

- String Quintet (2 violins, viola, cello, double bass)

- String Orchestra (8-14 musicians)

- String Trio and Singer (2 violins, cello, & soprano)

- String Trio (violin, viola, cello | 2 violins & cello) 

- Flute Trio (flute, violin, cello) 

- Violin and Guitar Duet

- Violin and Cello Duet

- Violin and Flute Duet

- Violin and Piano Duet

- Violin Duet

- Violin and Viola Duet

- Violin and Piano Duet

- Singer and Piano Duet 

- Solo guitar

- Solo violin

- Solo cello

We play for many kinds of events, including:

- Wedding ceremony music

- Wedding cocktail hour music  

- Wedding music as guests arrive / Welcome music (included in all ceremony packages)

- Wedding reception music

- Bridal shower music

- Engagement party music 

Rehearsal dinner music 

Corporate events 

- Birthday party music

- Memorial service music

- and more!

We are currently booking through December 2023. If you are an engaged couple who would like to learn more about our services, please use the contact form to inquire.

While we do have a studio location in Southington, please note that we are open by appointment only. We are located at:

Southington Community Cultural Arts

93 Main Street, Southington, CT 06489

Planners and venue coordinators, please email ArianaStringsCT@gmail.com or call 860-385-2448.

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