"Making waves on the classical music scene are the talented young
Alani String Quartet" Bournemouth Daily Echo
We are a vibrant , young professional string quartet based in Bournemouth, Dorset. We have played at hundreds of weddings, given performances in several established recital series in Dorset, as well as many churches, theatres and festivals in the south of England. Corporate Entertainment clients include FORD, Carnival Cruises, John Lewis and HSBC. As individuals, we attended the top London Music Colleges, have recorded and worked with acts such as Girls Aloud, Jamiroquai and One Direction, and have played with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and the Auckland Chamber Orchestra, New Zealand. Please click here to see our individual biographies
For Weddings, Civil Partnerships, Parties, and Functions etc. we have a dedicated page which you can view by clicking here. On that page you can find out how much we charge, and see our comprehensive Songs/Tunes/Repertoire list. Our String Quartet can play for you in Dorset, the New Forest, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Somerset, and anywhere else in the UK or indeed worldwide by discussion. For smaller venues or budgets we can provide you with a Duo or even a Solo Violinist, for example!
For Concerts and Recitals you can contact us to discuss programming and bookings. Please take a look at our recent and upcoming concerts, and you can view our current repertoire list here. We enjoy playing new works of young composers in the south of England, and have given world premiere performances of String Quartet No.1 by Ian Tipping in Portsmouth, and "String Quartet" by Clive Lukover in Poole during 2007, and Ian's 2nd quartet in Portsmouth in February 2008.
"20'000 at Festival in the Park... ...highlights on the Monday included music from the Queen tribute band The Great Pretender, the Alani String Quartet and the Swampfish Blues and Rock Band." Bournemouth Daily Echo
"Music and musicianship that is extraordinary, elevating and when they play here, transforms the building and our exhibitions in a magical way"
Jem Main- Director, The Study Gallery of Modern Art, Poole
"Thank you so much again for playing so beautifully for us on Saturday night, it really was a great treat" Society of Flower Painters' AGM
"A wonderful feast of music... You gave us such a varied performance that fitted in so well... Your music was superb and please accept our very real appreciation"
Age Concern 25th Anniversary Celebration.
"The Alani String Quartet lunchtime performances at the Study Gallery of Modern Art have been inspiring and a great addition to the free lunchtime WOW programme of events at the gallery" Julia Hutton, WOW Co-ordinator at The Study Gallery