About this Vendor
The Dorian String Quartet
You've spent months planning your wedding, and years dreaming about it. At The Dorian String Quartet, we pride ourselves on working with you every step of the way to create the wedding of your dreams. We believe that wedding music should reflect your style as a couple, and we offer an enormous repertoire of music, from Bach to John Legend, to make that possible. Weddings are once in a lifetime events and we would be honored to provide the music for your incredible day.
Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock
Ceremony, Cocktail Hour, Wedding
Live Music, Music
The Dorian String Quartet was hands down the best decision we made for our wedding. Alexis and her team worked closely with me from the moment I inquired about their services to make sure that we were getting exactly what we wanted for music. We hired them for both our ceremony and our cocktail hour and it was worth every penny! It added an extra touch of elegance and romance to what was already a special day and really wowed our guests away. We were getting positive feedback about the music all night! What I loved most about working with them was how easy Alexis made it. She was always quick to respond to any of my questions and was very flexible about music options. For a small fee, the quartet even learned a new song of my choice and it was incredible. If you are looking for live musicians for the Hudson Valley area you MUST look into this group. Their music samples were what pulled us in first, but hearing them live was beyond even what we had imagined. Seriously, I cannot say enough nice things about this group, their professionalism and how they just put me at ease about my ceremony music. I did not have to worry about one thing. Alexis worked closely with our officiant and wedding party to make sure the timing was on point. I owe them a million thanks for such an excellent job!
WOW! What an experience having the Dorian String Quartet play our ceremony and cocktail hour. The entire team was super professional, and the music was so beautiful. We requested a favorite song of ours to be played during my Wife's entrance, and they had no trouble learning and playing it to perfection. Special shout-out to Alexis, who was my main point of contact throughout the process - You were lovely!
Outstanding QuartetReviewed on 7/28/2015 Barb D
In a word, outstanding. Alexis worked with us to come up with a song list for our Church Mass wedding. The Dorian played beautifully for 20 minute before the start of the wedding – and transitioned seamlessly into playing three different pieces: for the seating of the mothers, the processions of the bridesmaids, and the procession of the bride. They accompanied the bride’s friend, who sang Ave Maria (they graciously agreed to a quick practice with her, 45 minutes prior to the event), and played during the lighting of the unity candle. From the prelude to the recessional, the Dorian were so completely musically adept – and added beautifully to our wedding.
We hired the quarter for our outdoor wedding and our cocktail hours. They have a listing of, and play a mix of classical wedding/ceremony music and modern music. Alexis was helpful the entire way. Any time I had a question I could email her and she would get right back to me. We asked them to learn two songs (for a fee) and they nailed them...."Yellow" by Coldplay and "Home" by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes. I (the Groom) almost completely lost it 4 seconds into Yellow when they started playing (bridesmaids entrance). It was really well done. They also played our cocktail hour (also outside) and were wonderful. All in all a wonderful quartet who played beautiful music and were nothing but helpful along the way.
My husband and I were married on New Year's Eve and having the Dorian String Quartet play during our ceremony was one of my favorite moments of the whole night. Our guests enjoyed listening to them play while we readied ourselves behind the scenes and the musical selections for our processional and recessional were incredibly personal and touching. Alexis was a pleasure to work with and incredibly professional. I would recommend them to absolutely everyone.
We had the trio play at our ceremony and cocktail hour this weekend, and we are so glad we decided to book them! Alexis was extremely professional and easy to work with in the booking/coordinating process, and having live musicians part of our day was very special. Many guests commented on how great they sounded. We even had a very last minute change to the ceremony music which they handled with no problem. I would highly recommend the Dorian String Quartet for a special addition to any wedding!
Alexis was so easy to work with and always responded to my emails so quickly! The music was beautiful and they were extremely professional. Everyone said it was great entertainment while they were waiting!
Out of all the vendors I worked with for my wedding in September, Alexis and the Dorian Quartet were simply the easiest to communicate with and provided our ceremony with the perfect touch. They made sure that they knew the cues, and even spoke with the officiant to make sure things went smoothly. They also accompanied our cocktail hour with a lot of modern & popular music. We received so many complements from our guests! They even played our requests! Thanks so much for making our memorable day that much more. Highly recommended!
We had a trio of musicians from the Dorian String Quartet play music for our wedding ceremony. They had a large selection of both contemporary and classical songs for us to choose from for the processional and recessional, which allowed us to customize our ceremony exactly how we liked it. We also asked them in advance to arrange my favorite song to play as I walked down the aisle. I was blown away by the amazing job that they did and could have not asked for a more beautiful or unique way to walk down the aisle. We received many compliments from our guests on the gorgeous music during the ceremony. It really made the ceremony feel magical! As a plus, Alexis is very organized, responsive and easy to reach via email, which made the planning process very smooth. I would absolutely recommend the Dorian String Quartet to anyone who wants contemporary or classical string music for their wedding!
We were married at Le Chambord under their outside covered pavilion and really loved the Dorian String Quartet! We had two songs that we wanted them to arrange for a very fair price and they turned out perfectly. They brought a classical yet modern feel to our wedding and despite my reluctance to have a string quartet (it was my mother who wanted one), I was so grateful that we had it. Our guests were very impressed. If you are on the fence about a string quartet, I would urge you to add it to your budget and make sure you use the Dorian String Quartet!
It was a pleasure working with the Dorian Quartet at our recent wedding! All my interactions and email exchanges with Alexis were professional and organized! We even commissioned two songs to be played at our wedding and they did NOT disappoint! All our friends and family commented on how great they sounded during our ceremony. Don't hesitate to contact them for your next occasion!
Our wedding was a dream and the Dorian String Quartet played an extra significant role on our most special day. We booked them a week after getting engaged. Alexis responded within the hour. The quartet has years of experience and plays all over the tri-state area. We were married an hour from New York City in northern NJ in a garden setting at a family property. The music choices offered are special and will pull the strings of your guests heart. During our ceremony we asked them to play Con Te Partiro and Wonderful World and it was magical. Highly recommended to all!
I used the Dorian String Quartet for my ceremony and cocktail hour earlier this month. We were indecisive if we wanted live music or a DJ at our wedding, so the compromise was the quartet, and then a DJ for the reception. Dorian String Quartet did a great job! They arrived promptly and began setting up without needing to ask me or my bridal party for any assistance. I had requested a few special songs to be played (which they had no problem accommodating) and they did a perfect job with them all. The transition from ceremony to cocktail hour was seamless and hearing the quartet in the background was beautiful. I had several guests ask me if they were staying the entire night and, if not, the DJ was going to have a lot to live up to! I would recommend Dorian String Quartet to any bride!
My husband and I got married at the Glen Island Harbour Club. Everything was spectacular. The Dorian String Quartet added to our special night. They made everything so easy and were so accommodating. They made our ceremony so amazing and the guest raved about them!
The Dorian String Quartet was the perfect addition to our ceremony and cocktail hour. Alexis was very professional and easy to work with! The Quartet is extremely talented and our guests loved listening to their music. They have a wide variety of song selections and chose the perfect selection of songs to play during our cocktail hour. We definitely recommend using them at your upcoming wedding or event!
Hiring the Dorian String Quartet for our wedding was one of the best decisions we made as a couple! Their music was literally breathtakingly beautiful and we continue to get compliments from our guests. Thank you!!!
We hired the Dorian String Quartet for our daughter's wedding ceremony and the following cocktail hour, and we were so pleased with their performance. Alexis was so easy to communicate with, and we were able to put together the perfect ceremony music for our daughter's special day. The cocktail hour was wonderful too! They had such a good selection that our guests kept complimenting us on the music! I'd recommend Dorian Quartet to anyone looking for a professional and elegant experience! Thank you!
The Dorian String Quartet was the perfect finishing touch on my perfect wedding day. Alexis was a pleasure to work with from the very start and all my guests loved hearing them play during our champagne greeting. I always dreamed of having a quartet play during my walk down the aisle with my father by my side, and this moment was everything I ever hoped for and more. Beautiful, elegant, timeless. I cannot thank the Dorian String Quartet enough!
My husband and I got married at West Hills Country Club in Middletown, NY in August. Booking with The Dorian String Quartet was by far one of the best decisions I made for my wedding. I've always dreamed of having a string quartet on my big day and the Dorian String Quartet did not disappoint. From the moment I expressed interest, I felt like a valued client. I received an immediate response and anytime I had a question or request, I was answered quickly and with pleasure. We received the musical selections cd and was so impressed with the variety of choices offered (both classical and contemporary). Once our musical selections were made, Alexis took the time to reach out and check in with us prior to our wedding to confirm all of our final details for our big day. Unfortunately, I was whisked away after my ceremony for photos. I never got a chance to express to the Dorian String how much their beautiful performance meant to me. Every song was absolutely perfect and everything I could have ever dreamed of. My guests could not stop raving about the amazing sounds of the quartet and how that was by far their favorite part of our ceremony. The Dorian String Quartet was an absolute pleasure to work with and I'm so happy they were apart of one of the most important days of my life. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
The Dorian String Quartet aided such a classy touch to my ceremony. Before I even walked down the aisle, my husband was tearing up at their rendition of "A Thousand Years." Our first kiss was extra spectacular due to their version of "Don't Stop Believing." And of course, our guests raved when the quartet played "Game of Thrones" during our cocktail hour. The quartet is professional, beautiful, and is a great addition to any wedding/event. We were thrilled.
Amazing Ceremony! the Dorian String Quartet were incredible. they made our ceremony truly magical. Their timing was perfect and song selections they chose were perfect. They also paid attention to play our requests at the proper points of the wedding. Highly recommend them!
Alexis and the Dorian String Quartet were amazing at my wedding this past July. Alexis was so flexible with everything that I decided for my big day. I emailed her the last month changing items about 50 times and she never had any difficulty following along with what I wanted and even made suggestions for what might be best on my day. Alexis and the quartet learned a new song for me to walk down the aisle to Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud. Although I did not see the quartet playing the welcoming music while guests arrived, I hear nothing but fabulous things about them. I am looking forward to seeing my wedding video so that I can truly see the beautiful performance that they put on. Thank you for making me day so special!
My husband and I were married on June 13, 2015 on my family farm. We had the Dorian String Quartet play our ceremony music and it was a wonderful decision! The music was absolutely beautiful, and their list of songs is awesome. We chose all contemporary songs for our ceremony, and we were so pleased. I would definitely recommend the Dorian String Quartet to anyone looking to add live music to their special day!
The Dorian String Quartet was amazing!!Reviewed on 11/16/2014 Rachel K
Although I didn't get to hear most of the music (the bride doesn't have a ton of time to linger during the ceremony and cocktail hour), I heard raving reviews from all my guests! Someone even pulled me aside to tell me that my quartet was amazing, and they wanted to know how I found a group that would play Coldplay on their string instruments. I knew that I wanted to walk down the aisle to "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perry. Alexis told me that it would be no problem at all and it was absolutely beautiful. Thank you so much!! You were all amazing and I can't wait to work with you again!! xoxo
Fantastic Experience with Talented Musicians!Reviewed on 10/14/2014
We hired the Dorian String Quartet for our daughter's beautiful wedding, and we were not disappointed. Alexis was wonderful, and helped us customize our experience to be exactly what we wanted. The quartet performed for both the ceremony and the cocktail hour, and added a very elegant touch to our unforgettable day. Their musicians are very talented, and the musical selection was very diverse, ranging from classical to more modern popular and jazz selections. Our guests kept complimenting us on the music and how much they enjoyed it. I would absolutely recommend this quartet to anyone without hesitation. Thank you Dorian String Quartet!