If you are looking to add style and elegance to your wedding ceremony, or you need beautiful classical background music for a cocktail party or a corporate function, the Virtuoso String Ensemble is the perfect choice.  Classical, contemporary, cultural or an eclectic mix, we set the mood that makes memories.  These professional musicians are passionate about making music together, bringing exceptional quality, beauty and charm to every performance.   Their professionalism is only exceeded by their talent. They are well-organized, punctual and very flexible in adding last minute requests. And the music, oh the music! Your guests will be caught up and carried away in the expertly and artistically played pieces. You could not ask for a more masterfully produced centerpiece for your next event.


The Virtuoso String Ensemble is one of the most sought after Philadelphia based ensembles for wedding ceremony music, corporate events, and parties.  The group performs both classical music, as well as original arrangements of popular non-classical songs, bringing a level of artistry and professionalism that your guests are sure to notice.
We specialize in creating the perfect musical ambiance for your event with our expertly crafted ensemble choices. Our most popular groups include String Quartets, String Trios, and String Duos, but we can mix and match instruments to create the perfect accompaniment for your special occasion: solo violin, solo cello, string duo, string trio, string quartet, pearl ensemble (flute and cello), diamond ensemble (flute, violin and cello), woodwind trio, solo piano, solo harp, harp and violin, brass quintet, jazz quartet, and more! 

Why We’re Unique

The Virtuoso String Ensemble consists of highly skilled and passionate musicians who make regular appearances at gala, corporate events, concerts and wedding ceremonies with a deep commitment to authenticity and professionalism.



Adagio for Strings – S. Barber
Air from Suite in D – J.S. Bach
All We Like Sheep from The Messiah – G. Handel
Allelujah from “Exultate, Jubilate – W.A. Mozart
Andante Festivo – J. Sibelius
Arioso – J.S. Bach
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – G. Handel
Ave Maria – F. Schubert
Ave Maria (arr. Hindson) – J..S Bach/C. Gounod
Ave Maria (arr. Ryden) – F. Schubert
Ave Verum corpus – W.A. Mozart
Be Thou My Vision – Irish Traditional Hymn
Bolero – M. Ravel
Borodin String Quartet No. 2
Canon in D – J. Pachelbel
Cantabile – G. Tartini
Clare De Lune – C. Debussy
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik – W.A. Mozart
First Polovtsian Dance– A. Borodin
Flower Duet – L. Delibes
Flower Duet (long arrangement.: Bill Thorp) – L. Delibes
Four Seasons “Winter” Largo – A. Vivaldi
Four Seasons, “Spring” theme- A. Vivaldi
Funiculi Funicula – L. Denza
Fur Elise – L.V. Beethoven
Gymnopedie #1 – E. Satie
Hallelujah Chorus from The Messiah – G. Handel
Hornpipe from Water Music (long arrangement: Bill Thorp) – G. Handel
Humoresque – A. Dvorak
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – J.S. Bach
Largo from Xerxes – G. Hande
Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson – G. Handel
Meditation from Thais – J. Massenet
Menuet in D minor from Royal Fireworks – G. Handel
Mozart Complete String Quartets No. 1-23

Nessun Dorma from Turandot– G. Puccini
Nocturne in E-flat Major– F. Chopin
Norwegian Dance # 3, -E. Grieg
Norwegian Dance #2 – E. Grieg
O Mio Babbino Caro – G. Puccini
O Sole Mio – R. Di Capua
O Sole Mio (arr. Thorp) – R. Di Capua
‘Ode to Joy‘ theme – L.V. Beethoven
Panis Angelicus – C. Franck
Pizzicato Polka – J. Strauss
Prelude from English Suite No. 3 -J.S. Bach
Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1 – J.S. Bach
Rondeau – J. Mouret
Salut D’Amour – E. Elgar
Sheep May Safely Graze – J.S. Bach
Siman Tov – Jewish Traditional
Sleeping Beauty Waltz – P. Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5, mvt. 1 – L.V. Beethoven
Symphony No. 77, mvt. 4 – F.J. Haydn
The Girl With the Flaxen Hair – C. Debussy
The Swan – C. Saint-Saens
Theme from Symphony No 1. – J. Brahms
Thou Ring On My Finger – R. Schumann
“Three Little Maids” from The Mikado – Gilbert & Sullivan
Traumerei – R. Schumann
Trumpet Tune – Purcell
Two Rondaux – H. Purcell
Wachet auf – J.S. Bach
Water Music – Air in D – G. Handel
Water Music – Air in F – G . Handel
Water Music – Bourree & Coro– G. Handel
Water Music – Hornpipe in D – G. Handel
Water Music – Hornpipe in F – G. Handel
Water Music – Menuet in G minor – G. Handel
Wedding March – F. Mendelssohn
Wedding March – R. Wagner

And many more…

Pop Music

A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
A Thousand Miles – Vanessa Carlton
A Time For Us – Love Theme from Romeo And Juliet, Nino Rota
A Whole New World – Aladdin
All About that Bass – Meghan Trainor
All My Life – KC & Jojo
All My Loving – Beatles
All of Me – John Legend
All You Need Is Love – Beatles
And I Love Her – Beatles
Applause – Lady Gaga
At Last – Etta James
Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
Beautiful Day – U2
Besame Mucho – Carlos Jobim
Best Day of My Life – American Authors
Beyond the Sea – Bobby Darin
Bittersweet Symphony – The Verve
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
Book of Days – Enya
The Book of Love – Magnetic Fields/ Peter Gabriel
Burn – Ellie Goulding
Can You Feel The Love Tonight – Lion King
Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley
Chandelier – Sia
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Cinema Paradiso Love Theme – E. Morricone
Clocks – Coldplay
Counting Stars – One Republic
Dark Horse – Katy Perry
Dog Days Are Over – Florence & The Machine
Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Don’t You Worry Child – Swedish House Mafia
El Tango Roxanne – Moulin Rouge/Police
Embraceable You – George Gershwin
Empire State of Mind – Alicia Keys
Everlong – Foo Fighters
Everything – Michael Buble
Faithfully – Journey
Falling Slowly – From “Once” – Glen Hansard
Feeling Good – Nina Simone
Fields of Gold – Sting
Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
Forbidden Colors – Sakamoto
Gabriel’s Oboe theme – Ennio Morricone
Game of Thrones theme – OST
Get Back – Beatles
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
God Only Knows – Beach Boys
God Put A Smile Upon Your Face – Coldplay
Good Day Sunshine – Beatles
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) – Green Day
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen/Jeff Buckley
Halo – Beyonce
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Happy Together – The Turtles
Here Comes the Sun – Beatles
Here, There & Everywhere – Beatles
Hero – Mariah Carey
Hey Jude – Beatles
Hey, Soul Sister – Train
Ho Hey – Lumineers
Holiday – Green Day
How Deep Is Your Love – Bee Gees
How To Save A Life – The Fray
I Believe I Can Fly – R. Kelly
I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing – Aerosmith
I Feel Pretty – L. Bernstein
I Just Called To Say I Love You – Stevie Wonder
I Want To Hold Your Hand – Beatles
I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
I Will Follow You Into The Dark – Death Cab for Cutie
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
Jurassic Park Theme – J. Williams
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Karma Police – Radiohead
Kashmir – Led Zeppelin
King of Pop Medley – M. Jackson
Kiss From A Rose – Seal
Kiss Me – Sixpence None the Richer
Lady Gaga Fugue – fugal arrangement
La Vie En Rose – Edith Piaf
Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
Layla – Eric Clapton
Let’s Do It – Cole Porter
Let Her Go – Passenger
Let it Go – Frozen (in G and in Ab)
Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye
Like a Prayer – Madonna
Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Love On Top – Beyonce
Lucky – Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat

Make You Feel My Love – Dylan/Adele
Makin’ Whoopie – Walter Donaldson
Marion’s Theme from Indiana Jones – J. Williams
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Michelle – Beatles
Misty – Erroll Garner
Moonlight In Vermont – Karl Suessdorf
Moon River – Henry Mancini
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Mr. Brightside – Killers
My Girl – The Temptations
My Funny Valentine – Rodgers & Hart
Nessun Dorma from Turandot – G. Puccini
Never Let Me Go – Florence & The Machine
New Soul – Yael Naim
New York New York from On the Town – L. Bernstein
O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
One Hand, One Hear from West Side – L. Bernstein
Open Arms – Journey
Orinoco Flow – Enya
O Sole Mio – E. Di Capua
One Day More – Les Miserables
Otherside – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Paradise – Coldplay
Part of Your World – Little Mermaid
Pink Panther Theme – Henry Mancini
Poker Face – Lady Gaga
Pompeii – Bastille
Por Una Cabeza (Tango from “Scent of a Woman”) – Carlos Gardel
Problem – Ariana Grande
Raiders’ March from Indiana Jones – J. Williams
Ragtime Dance – S. Joplin
Rather Be – Clean Bandit
Radioactive – Imagine Dragons
Ribbon In the Sky – Stevie Wonder
River Flows In You – Yiruma
Roar – Katy Perry
Rolling In the Deep – Adele
Roxanne – The Police
Royals – Lorde
Rude Boy – Rihanna
Safe and Sound – Capital Cities
Say Something – A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera
Schindler’s List Theme – J. Williams
Secrets- One Republic
September – Earth Wind & Fire
Shades of Cool – Lana Del Ray
Singing In The Rain
Skinny Love – Bon Iver/Birdy
Skyfall – Adele
Sleeping Beauty Waltz – Tchaikovsky
Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Smooth Criminal – Michael Jackson
Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye
Someone Like You – Adele
Something – Beatles
Somewhere Only We Know – Keane
Stairway To Heaven – Led Zeppelin
Stand By Me – Ben E. King
Stay – Rihanna
Stay with Me- Sam Smith
Sugar We’re Going Down – Fall Out Boy
Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Rey
Sunrise, Sunset – from Fiddler On The Roof
Sway – Demetrio/Ruiz
Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses
Sweet Dreams are Made of This – Eurythmics
The Girl From Ipanema – Antonio Carlos Jobim
The Fox – Ylvis
The Luckiest – Ben Folds
Thriller – Michael Jackson
The King Of Pop – Michael Jackson Medley
The Way – Ariana Grande
Theme from Pixar’s “UP”- Giacchino
Titanium – David Guetta, ft. Sia
Toxic – Britney Spears
Viva La Vida
“Water Music” Jazz Medley – arr. Clint Edwards
Wake Me Up – Avicii ft, Aloe Blacc
We Are Young – Fun
We Can’t Stop – Miley Cyrus
With Or Without You – U2
When A Man Loves A Woman – Percy Sledge
World Without Love – Beatles
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Wonderwall – Oasis
Wouldn’t It Be Nice – Beach Boys
Wrecking Ball – Miley Cyrus
Yellow – Coldplay
Yesterday – Beatles
You & Me – Dave Matthews Band
You Belong With Me – Taylor Swift
Young & Beautiful
Your Song – Elton John

Any many more…


Erev Shel Shoshanim

Yihiyeh Tov

Erev Ba

Mi Ha-Ish

Balailah Al Hadesheh

Et Dodim Kallah

El Ginat Egoz

Mi Bon Siach

Osheh Shalom

Dodi Li

Al Kol Eleh

Los Bilbilicos

Yedid Nefesh

Boi Kallah


Yerushalayim Shel Zahav

Sunrise Sunset

Eishet Chayil

Recent Additions

Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
Baby One More Time – Britney Spears
Bailando – Enrique Iglesias
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Bleeding Love – Leona Lewis
Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Careless Whisper – George Michael
Come Together – The Beatles
Dark Necessities – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Faith – George Michael
I Don’t Wanna Live Forever – Zayn & Taylor Swift
Just the Two of Us – Bill Withers
Killing Me Softly – Charles Fox, Roberta Flack
Kiss – Prince
La Bamba – Ritchie Valens
La La Land OST- Another Day of Sun
La La Land OST- City of Stars
La La Land OST- Engagement Party
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
Lush Life – Zara Larsson
Mad World – Roland Orzabal/Gary Jules(from Donnie Darko)
Mirrors – Justin Timberlake
Moana OST – How Far I’ll Go

My Favorite Things – Rogers and Hammerstein
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Rockabye – Clean Bandit
Sail – Awolnation
Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes
Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
Some Nights – Fun.
Somebody Told Me – The Killers
Something Just Like This – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
Sugar – Maroon 5
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
This Love – Maroon 5
Trap Queen – Fetty Wap
Vivir mi vida – Marc Anthony
Westworld HBO TV theme – Ramin Djawadi
What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong


We also have wondrous arrangements of standards and Broadway music.

If you do not see your favorites on our list, be sure to inquire!