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Ben and Meghan 3/2/13

Posted by on Mar 2, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Today we had the pleasure of being part of one of the smallest and most intimate weddings we have ever done. I met Meghan a few weeks back to get the info for the military discount, and I was immediately struck with what a warm person she was. Her father (Bob? I’m sorry  if that isn’t your name! As I mentioned that day… I am AWFUL with names!) was with her and you could see he swelled with pride for his beautiful daughter. I don’t usually need to meet with brides before the big day but was so grateful to have the opportunity to spend even a little time with Meghan. I...

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WE WON!!!

Posted by on Feb 18, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

I am SO proud to announce that Eliana Strings has been been awarded a “BEST OF WEDDINGS 2013″ award from The Knot. The Knot is the most trafficked wedding website and a GREAT tool for brides. (I even used it when I got married!) 8 out of 10 brides in the US will register an account on The Knot and if you haven’t yet – I urge you to go check it out! So as I was saying, every year they give out awards for the best vendors in the area based on reviews from previous brides. And we were picked in the San Diego area for exceptional service quality. It has been our pleasure...

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FAQs

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Q:   How much does it cost to book Eliana Strings? A:   The price may change depending on the booking. Where the wedding is, how long and whether you want a trio (3 players) or a quartet (4 players) all influences the cost. To find out how much for your wedding, please call Anna at (858) 761 1526 or send an email through out contact page….  
Q:   How do I book Eliana Strings? A:   After you get a quote and decide to go ahead with Eliana Strings, you will be sent a contract in the mail. When you complete and return the form with your $100 non-refundable deposit, your booking will...

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Music List

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Pop Music: Listed alphabetically by artist. Abba – Dancing Queen Mama Mia Adele – Someone Like You Make You Feel My Love Berlin – Take My Breath Away Beyonce – Halo Black Eyed Peas I Got A Feeling Brian Crain – Butterfly Waltz Bruno Mars Just The Way You Are Marry You Christina Perri A Thousand Years Coldplay – Viva La Vida Yellow Clocks Fix You Death Cab For Cutie – I’ll Follow You Into The Dark Dorris Day – I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles Enya – May It Be Greenday – Time Of Your Life (Good Riddance) Wake Me Up When September Ends Iz Kamakawiwoʻole Over The Rainbow Jason...

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About Us

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Eliana Strings has been building to become one of the premiere wedding string quartets in San Diego. We also have strings trios available. Founder Anna Piland started in the wedding industry over 9 years ago playing in quartets and trios around Australia. During those years she formed a string trio named Torrens Trio. She managed the group and played cello. She married and moved to the United States and brought with her the passion for chamber music and love of playing at weddings. With nearly a decade of wedding experience and a wedding of her own behind you she is more than familiar with...

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How to Pick Your Music

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

First thing you need to do is to decide when you want music to be played. We (and most groups) do per hour bookings. The first hour consists of 15 minutes before you are scheduled to walk down the aisle, while your bridal party and you enter, and then we you walk back down the aisle as Mr and Mrs!  Sometimes we play during the ceremony if there is candle lighting ceremony or wine blending ceremony.  If you are having a cocktail hour post ceremony you may decide on having the ensemble play during that too. We are often told that guests enjoy the continuity of having the same style of...

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