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Elegant Ensembles

Winston-salem , NC
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Winston-Salem, NC US 27101 (map)

PHONE

336-403-4075

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ABOUT US

Elegant Ensembles specializes in providing wedding music in the areas of Greensboro, Raleign, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte in North Carolina. Our featured string ensemble is the Twin... Read more
Elegant Ensembles specializes in providing wedding music in the areas of Greensboro, Raleign, Winston-Salem, and Charlotte in North Carolina. Our featured string ensemble is the Twin City Trio consisting of violin, viola, and cello. A larger sounding option for wedding music is the Salem String Quartet.

For events that might benefit from a splash of regal flair, consider a trumpet added into the mix. Several of these options can be viewed in action below.



One of Elegant Ensembles unique qualities is that we dedicate our skills and services to only providing acoustic ensembles for weddings and special events. This sole focus combined with our relationship with skilled professionals who currently perform in the Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Western Piedmont, and Salisbury Symphonies as well as the Charlotte String Quartet and Charlotte Symphony, Raleigh String Quartet and Symphony and numerous other orchestras and ensembles throughout the Piedmont Triad and Triangle insure professional quality, detailed service, and excellent musical performance standards.

When planning your wedding, visit our website to listen and watch over 75 wedding music samples performed by our professionals. We also offer unlimited consultations to help choose the right music for your event. If we work with you, you will enjoy our one of a kind planning tool called SamePage where your wedding day details are recorded online and all the musicians are kept on the "same page" with "invites", updates, and 48 hour pre-event checklists sent from a database driven web technology to offer the best in reliable communication of your event's needs.

Please learn more about how we can perform elegant wedding music for your special day. Visit our website to read our blog and see over 30 videos our a trio and quartet in action. Also, take a second to read about our exclusive music planning tool called SamePage. Visit www.eensembles.com.




Call Mark today - 336 - 403 - 4075 or receive a quote by clicking here.
Visit the Elegant Ensembles website at EEnsembles.com
The videos below are a small sampling. Visit our website to see all 30 videos as well as audio excerpts. Read less
Ceremony Music

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INFO FOR CEREMONY MUSIC

What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?
String - Quartet, String - Quintet, String - Trio
What instruments does your group play?
Cello, Flute, Guitar, Harp, Organ, Piano, Trumpet, Viola, Violin
What is your usual attire?
We generally perform in formal black but we'll be glad to dress down if you ask.
Do you offer live sample performances or CDs?
Yes, we will provide a CD, online music, or in some cases we can meet for you to listen to live melodies of the pieces you are interested in.
How much time do you usually need for setup?
We require minimal time to setup. Usually just under 5 minutes, however, we arrive about 30 minutes before the prelude begins.
How much space do you usually require?
We can work within tight areas. We usually like a 10X10 area for a quartet.
Do you charge for travel expenses? If yes, how much do you charge?
We generally do not charge for travel unless the destination is truly remote.

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Pamela
Wedding:
7/5/2014
5.0/5.0
Setting the perfect mood and tone for our meaningful and sacred wedding ceremony, Elegant Ensemble musicians were the best. The exquisite Elegant Ensembles string trio musicians played flawlessly at our daughter and son in law's church wedding ceremony. From guests to vendors, we received compliments on the superb musicians from all! Our ceremony was a loving gathering of family and friends-- a special occasion of shared joy, celebration and gratitude for the blessings in our lives. A lovely time for thoughtful reflections that are beyond words. As Victor Hugo stated, "Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." The Elegant Ensembles musicians interpreted and expressed the significance of our wedding ceremony masterfully. Considering their full range of artistry, expertise and versatility, Elegant Ensembles would be the best choice to add the "special" to any event.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We had an amazing experience! Elegant Ensembles led by Mark was professional and timely during the whole process. We had a string trio perform at our wedding with trumpet. The guests complimented all night long how the trumpet filled the garden and performed wonderfully with the strings. Mark even had a special piece from a movie arranged for our ceremony. We couldn't be more pleased. Great job everyone!
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Jennifer
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Wow! Elegant Ensembles musicians were amazing! Professional, on time, played exactly what was asked. So many guests commented on how beautiful the music was and how amazing it sounded. Set the mood for our wedding perfectly! Would highly recommend!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
The only thing that I ever envisioned for my wedding was my bridal procession song played by a string ensemble. After reviewing local groups and their music samples, I discovered that Elegant Ensembles was the perfect group for my wedding given their tasteful, classic, and professional presentation and well balanced music performance. I had a couple of girlfriends approach me after the wedding ceremony saying that they "HAD to get the information for the string trio". Mark was flexible with the pieces as I asked him the week before the wedding to add a unique flair to the recessional music… he did a great job!! They have a variety of musical selections and a long list of them, at that!

We had heavy rains on our wedding day and I never heard any complaints out of the group even though they were working with instruments. As I walked down the aisle to Pachelbel's Canon, I finally lived the only vision I had for my wedding. That's a lot of pressure for any vendor, but Mark and crew made it happen perfectly. If you're looking for a string group in Elegant Ensemble's area, you'd do yourself a favor to give Mark and company a look.
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Kelly
Wedding:
11/16/2013
5.0/5.0
I am so glad that I chose Elegant Ensembles to play music for my ceremony! Mark was easy to communicate with, and their online music selection tool is so helpful. Elegant Ensembles were incredibly professional and did a beautiful job. I am a Type A personality and had my hand in everything with my wedding, but felt completely comfortable letting Elegant Ensembles do what they do best and they truly delivered - I would hire them again in a heartbeat!
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Katie
Wedding:
11/9/2013
5.0/5.0
Incredible group. Great service at the right price. Mark made it easy to book his ensemble and was organized throughout the whole process. Terrific performance too!
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Ashley
Wedding:
10/26/2013
5.0/5.0
If you wish to have the perfect wedding I recommend you hire Elegant Ensembles! The music provided by their services was a fantastic entry into our special day! Many of our guests had to travel from afar and have all made many comments to the elegance of our ceremony provided by their special touch!
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Julianne
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
It was so wonderful working with Mark and Elegant Ensembles. He was very responsive and professional, and the wedding ceremony was beyond perfect! I couldn't have been happier with the trio and the music they played. I highly recommend them!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Autumn
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
String trio music was beautiful! They arranged music for "A Thousand Years" to play for my processional and I loved it!
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Nichelle
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles played beautiful music for my wedding ceremony and did a wonderful job. Their online tool for selecting music and planning the ceremony was so easy to use and everything was perfect on the day of the wedding. They arrived, set up, played, and packed up without any issue and I didn't have to worry about anything. The music was so lovely and had me crying before I even walked down the aisle!! I would recommend them to anyone!
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Jocelyn
Wedding:
10/12/2013
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles provided music for my ceremony and cocktail hour. Through the planning process, Mark was very responsive, helpful, and their online system for selecting music is very useful. On our wedding day, the string trio showed up exactly on time, and they were very good. We were very happy with the performances, as they sounded absolutely beautiful. They are all professionals and we couldn't have asked for a better group to bless us with beautiful music at our wedding. Thank you!
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Private User
Wedding:
10/12/2013
5.0/5.0
We used Elegant Ensembles string trio for our wedding ceremony. They had been recommended to us from our church music director and we are so glad we had them. Mark was incredibly quick to respond to emails and requests. They played the songs we requested beautifully and even learned a piece out of their repertoire (All Good Gifts from Godspell). It was truly lovely having these musicians play as our guests entered and throughout our ceremony. We have the audio and the video and look back fondly on the beautiful, classic music at our wedding. We were so pleased!
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Jamie
Wedding:
10/5/2013
5.0/5.0
Mark is a great person to work with. He was able to accommodate all of my songs, both contemporary and traditional. The music was beautiful and we received many compliments on it.
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susan
Wedding:
9/28/2013
5.0/5.0
Everything was great! From my first contact with Mark, to use of their website, making selections, and their performance was just wonderful and worry-free. It was outside ceremony and the slight breeze did make it were the group needed an addtl 15 seconds between pieces to change selections (secure music pages), but this was fine.
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Jennie
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
Music was wonderful and Mark was so easy to work with. They even adapted a song my daughter wanted to be played to work with strings. I would use them again and recommend them highly.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
CLASSY, BEAUTIFUL, PROFESSIONAL - Elegant is an understatement. If you are looking for a vendor who knows how to work with brides & grooms, makes the process easy as pie, and provides exceptional service then Elegant Ensembles is the right selection. My wife and I were able to provide a list of desired music, coordinate ceremony scheduling, and when the special day came every thing was done perfectly!! Thank you so much to Mark Snow & The Elegant Ensembles Team for providing exceptional service!!
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Crystal
Wedding:
9/13/2013
5.0/5.0
I used Elegant Ensembles for my ceremony music. It was a beautiful day for an outdoor ceremony and the musicians played beautifully. My grandmother was the officiant for us and was incredibly nervous, so she kept trying to move on before the piece was complete. The musicians took it all in stride, and really paid attention to everything that was happening. They did an amazing job.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
8/31/2013
5.0/5.0
I was more than pleased with Elegant Ensembles! Mark was always prompt about answering emails back and always very helpful! On the day of the Wedding, they were on time, set up and ready to go! They were very helpful and understanding when my sister wanted to sing at the ceremony and have them play with her. I would definitely recommend Elegant Ensembles!!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Sadie
Wedding:
8/3/2013
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles did a wonderful job at our wedding this summer! From our very first interaction with them, we were pleased with their level of detail and professionalism. They allowed us to pick our own prelude and postlude songs (including some from the Beatles...mixed in with more traditional selections). They have a very helpful website and are competitively priced. They also arrived on time and were dressed formally. Great service all the way around. You will not be disappointed.
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Karen
Wedding:
6/29/2013
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles were more than professional during the entire process of booking the event and following thru with a memorable performance. We have already began sharing them as a source for special events. Thanks Mark for making our day even more special!

Chelsea and Vladislav
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles provided the perfect touch to our wedding reception! The trio was very professional, talented and they played beautiful music that helped to create the atmosphere we wanted. We would definitely use Elegant Ensembles again and will recommend them to others.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles played for our wedding and cocktail hour. We couldn't have ask for a better group. The music was awesome and all the details leading up to the ceremony were handled with care. Highly recommend.
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Paul
Wedding:
6/15/2013
5.0/5.0
I had Elegant Ensembles play at my wedding and had them play a cocktail hour at the reception while me and the new Mrs were having pictures taken. They were on time, extremely courteous and nice. I picked the ceremony music and they picked out the cocktail hour music. It was PERFECT!!!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
In a sylvan setting at the bottom of our garden, Mark, John, Alex and Monica provided the loveliest of varied classical music as people seated themselves on benches. We had asked for Gymnopedie #1 for the entrance of all the bridal party, and a special rendition of Sleater-Kinney's Modern Girl for the recessional, which Elegant Ensembles wrote for us.
Wonderfully professional group! Couldn't give them any higher recommendation!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Private User
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
This is the second time I have used Elegant Ensembles - the first was for my daughter's wedding three years ago. This time it was for my wedding. I love them. I love working with them. And I love their music.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Beautiful performance and a pleasure to work with. Would highly recommend.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was the perfect choice for our wedding. We had an intimate garden ceremony, and my husband and I could not have been more pleased with the string trio we chose for our day. Mark was responsive, professional and a pleasure to work with. The group was very organized even offered an online tool for us to plan our music selections. Our guests were very complimentary and having the trio truly added a touch of class and elegance to the ceremony. I would highly recommend this vendor for your wedding!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Marianne
Wedding:
5/25/2013
5.0/5.0
Loved loved loved Elegant Ensembles. From the first contact with Mark, they have been quick to respond to whatever question I had. Their website is extremely easy to use and has a complete guide to music offered. We didn't have any special requests, but you can do that if needed. The day of the wedding, Mark and the other two musicians showed up early to be sure they were ready to play as agreed. They were all dressed in formal attire. The music was very professional. They were recommended to us by another bride who is a musician. Highest praise and well worth it.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Of all the vendors I dealt with for my daughters weddings elegant ensemble was by far the easiest to book, they showed up on time, very professional and the music was beautiful! They only thing I didn't think was very professional for a string quartet was one if the musicians had a nose ring. Next time I will know to be more specific in the dress code.
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Krystal
Wedding:
5/25/2013
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough good things about Mark and his team at Elegant Ensembles. We called them last minute in a pinch (and I don't recommend anyone doing this) after another group cancelled on us. Mark was nothing but extremely professional and really helped us out. From the moment we spoke he calmed all of my fears and assured me that my wedding music would be wonderful and it was! His communication was phenomenal (which I have unfortunately found to be a rare case with wedding vendors). The day of the musicians were wonderful. They setup, played, and broke down without altering any other part of the wedding. I am still astonished how easy everything was! The music was just simply amazing. We chose traditional pieces played on violin, trumpet, and cello. I can still hear that trumpet playing - it was just phenomenal! The guests all enjoyed the performance and it was just a great way to start our wedding and our marriage. I would definitely recommend Elegant Ensembles to anyone getting married. They were by far my favorite wedding vendor to deal with.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Very Professional and the music is top notch. A nice addition to any wedding. You won't regret your decision
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Caitlin
Wedding:
5/24/2013
5.0/5.0
They were wonderful! They played all of the songs I asked for and responded promptly to any of my questions. The timing of my ceremony music was perfect and they were very professional. I would definitely recommend them.
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Jan
Wedding:
5/18/2013
5.0/5.0
Mark Snow and his talented musicians with Elegant Ensembles are so easy to work with and provided beautiful music for my daughter's wedding. Mark was very helpful during the process of choosing the music and gave guidance when needed. Thank you for such a pleasant experience!!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was perfect for our wedding. Music was great and they were able to work in specific selections that were not on their site. Mark was easy to work with and responded very quickly to all my questions. Nice job to the entire trio as well. Trumpet was great and the fanfare gave me chills. Nice job!!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Pam
Wedding:
4/27/2013
5.0/5.0
Mark was a wonderful correspondent. He was very patient as the plans for the wedding changed twice and he was most accommodating! The musicians were punctual and professional. The music we selected was performed beautifully and was perfect at our venue. I would select them again in an instant!!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was a great choice for us. We had them perform as a trio with trumpet for our ceremony and then they provided cocktail hour music at the barn. They had a fantastic selection of music from which to choose. All of our wedding selections and event details could be updated online where everyone could track the progress of what was happening for our special day. Nice job!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Ann
Wedding:
4/20/2013
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles provided beautiful pre-ceremony and ceremony for my daughter's garden wedding. The three musicians arrived promptly, dressed appropriately and conducted themselves in a completely professional manner. The entire process of securing their services and completing the contract was simple and efficient. Any questions were quickly answered. I recommend their services highly.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was the perfect choice. I'd recommend their service to anyone. We used a string trio with trumpet. I loved the trumpet announcing my entrance before the procession. No detail is left to chance as they gather all the necessary information and confirm it before the event. The musicians were dressed professionally and performed our selections flawlessly. Great job guys!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We had 3 strings from Elegant Ensembles for our ceremony and were extremely happy with them. We chose a variety of modern and classical songs and were very pleased with the song selections. Elegant Ensembles was very easy to deal with before the wedding and the day itself went very smoothly. They arrived on time and performed wonderfully.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles did a terrific job with the music at my wedding ceremony. Mark was great at responding to my emails during the planning process which any bride would be thankful for!
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Suzanne
Wedding:
3/23/2013
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles did a wonderful job for our wedding. They were easy to contact and worked well with my vocalist and flutist. We had to move the wedding indoors due to weather and this was no problem for them. I would highly recommend them for your formal affair.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Melissa
Wedding:
2/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles performed at our Annual Service Awards Banquent for the 2nd time this year. They helped make our event more elegant and added a professional touch. They are very friendly, great value, quick response, and wonderful to work with. We definately plan to use them at our event each year.

Melissa Kiger
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Brandie
Wedding:
2/17/2013
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles is the way to go, the music was beautiful, they were wonderful to work with. Thanks Mark!!
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Brandie
Wedding:
2/17/2013
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles provided the most beautiful music for my wedding... I worked with Mark Snow and he was so helpful on short notice!! Thank you!!!!!!!!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Susan
Wedding:
11/17/2012
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles provided beautiful classical music for my daughter's wedding. They arrived early for the wedding and were playing absolutely beautiful music while the guests were entering. They played all of the music my daughter requested for the wedding. Many of the guests were impressed with the music!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Beverly
Wedding:
11/3/2012
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was such a pleasure to work with. My daughter had wanted a string ensemble at her wedding since she was very young. When we contacted them they did not play a few of the songs that she wanted so we ask them if they had time to learn them. They did and she was so thrilled. They were one of the most professional of all the vendors that we worked with. They were willing to work with us on anything we needed. Would recommend them if you want a professional quality ensemble.
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Rachael
Wedding:
10/27/2012
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles did an absolutely fabulous job at our ceremony! They were so professional, had a wide array of instrumental music to choose from, and sounded excellent at our venue. They are definitely the way to go for a beautiful ceremony!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I worked with Mark Snow to set up a string trio to play at our ceremony. I chose the music that we wanted and Mark took care of everything from there. I didn't even know they had arrived for the ceremony because they went ahead and set up and got ready to play. I was very happy with their quality of music. Mark was very quick to respond to emails and answer any and all questions I may have had.
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Ashley
Wedding:
10/7/2012
5.0/5.0
I absolutely loved having Elegant Ensembles perform for my wedding ceremony! I have always dreamed of having instruments (especially the flute) played at my wedding. Elegant Ensembles fulfilled these dreams and more! The music was beautiful and exactly what I had hoped for! We had a cello, violin, and flute play and each person did a spectacular job. I especially loved that they were an hour early to set up and started playing 30 minutes prior for our guests to enjoy. They were very professional in every way including their attire (black dresses and suites/tuxes), how quickly and thoroughly they respond to emails and phone calls, and organization. They provide an online tool for you to plan the ceremony. This helped me so much since I have never planned a wedding before and was able to make unlimited changes to it! Highly recommend!!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
The music was beautiful. As a musician with a very picky and precise ear for music, it was nice to have a group that expressed excellent intonation. The mood wouldn't have been the same without Elegant Ensembles. I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a top notch instrumental ensemble for a very reasonable price.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Mark Snow and Elegant Ensembles were awesome! We had a string trio perform at our wedding and they were perfect in every way. Planning was made super easy by the online tool that we were given to configure our music and to consolidate all of the details for all of the musicians to access. The trumpet added a joyous touch to my entrance too. Great job EE! Highly recommend to anyone interested in having strings at their wedding.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Diane
Wedding:
10/6/2012
5.0/5.0
thank you so much for playing for us at our wedding, the music yall played was perfect.
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Samuel
Wedding:
10/6/2012
5.0/5.0
When my sister asked me to handle the music for her wedding, I gladly took over booking a group for her ceremony and cocktail hour. As a classical performer myself, I have very high standards for musicians, and Elegant Ensembles met and exceeded that standard. Their hired musicians arrived promptly and appropriately dressed, followed all instructions for the ceremony and cocktail hour, and were very flexible with weather conditions. As a present to my sister, Elegant Ensembles allowed me to play a solo with them before the ceremony. The quality provided was reflected by the endless stream of compliments about the music by wedding guests.
Elegant Ensembles provides whichever music and ensemble type you would like for you wedding. Their website is very navigable and user-friendly, even including suggestions and helpful tips when choosing music for your ceremony. All bases are covered to insure that all details regarding your ceremony are premeditated and accounted for. Elegant Ensembles is one of the most bride-friendly providers I have worked with.
If you are looking for a music provider for your wedding, I highly recommend Elegant Ensembles. Their professionalism, quality of music, and prompt service stand out among other organizations and will make your wedding one to remember.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Elegant ensembles was so pleasant to work with. Thy accommodated my requests and performed with perfection.
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Janna
Wedding:
9/29/2012
5.0/5.0
In planning my wedding, there was one thing I knew for sure...I wanted a string quartet to provide the music for my ceremony. Personally, I have over seven years of experience in playing the violin and therefore, I have always had an ear for classical music. Mark Snow and Elegant Ensembles really went above and beyond in executing my vision. As their name suggests, they provided an elegant and poetic atmosphere that our guests marveled over. Not only did we thoroughly enjoy their music, but we were just thrilled to work with them on a personal level. They were extremely responsive to our needs and requests, they were punctual, they were flexible, and they went out of their way to make sure that they catered to our every wish. This personal touch really made the difference.

Trust me, there are plenty of things to worry about when planning your wedding. However, if you hire Elegant Ensembles, you can check one thing off your list and be rest assured that you have one thing less to have to worry about!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Nancy
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Our daughter's wedding would not have been complete without Elegant Ensembles! The ceremony music was beyond beautiful. The trio was very accommodating allowing our niece to sing with them. They traveled two hours north from North Carolina to Virginia, played at the ceremony then traveled another twenty mins. to the reception site where once again played magnificently during our cocktail hour. I hope someday to host another event where Elegant Ensembles can share their gift of music.
Services Used: Ceremony Music, Wedding Venue
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Laura
Wedding:
9/15/2012
5.0/5.0
Mark Snow was there for me from start to finish! I selected all of my music for the ceremony and they have a wide range of songs they are capable of playing. I had a string trio consisting of a violin, viola an cello and it was just beautiful! I also requested to have a soloist sing "O Perfect Love" by Joseph Barnby during the lighting of the unity candle and they provided that as well! Everything they performed was gorgeous! HIGHLY recommend!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Amanda
Wedding:
9/9/2012
5.0/5.0
Mark was wonderful to work with, always responded very quickly to our emails and was very flexible with our changing music choices. Musicians were on time, professional, and the music was beautiful. We couldn't have asked for more.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Erin
Wedding:
9/8/2012
5.0/5.0
Mark and his team were an absolute pleasure to work with. They worked with me prior to the wedding to help me decide on which music would be most suitable for my ceremony, based on my wedding style. Mark gave me great advice.
During the actual event, there was a rain delay causing Elegant Ensembles to have to move their chairs and equipment three times. Never once did they complain, helping make everything run a little smoother in spite of the unfortunate weather conditions.
Their quality and sound were absolutely beautiful. I personally picked a string trio to play at my wedding, and all of my guests including myself were impressed. I would definitely recommend them to anyone planning a wedding. I believe they added an extra element of elegance that really made the whole of my ceremony tie together.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
8/25/2012
5.0/5.0
I was beyond satisfied with this amazing group! they were competitively priced, prompt with responses, easy and friendly to work with, and so flexible. They even contacted my soloist and arranged to perform a song with him during the ceremony. Having a string trio was the perfect touch to my wedding, and my guests LOVED it!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Lauren
Wedding:
8/11/2012
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was a pleasure to work with and their strings filled the church with amazing music for the perfect addition to our ceremony. Their website is a great tool in selecting music and creating an organized list of music and allowed us to give them cues to create a flawless execution.
We would recommend Elegant Ensembles to any bride and groom!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Tiffany
Wedding:
8/11/2012
5.0/5.0
I have nothing but good things to say about Elegant Ensembles. They responded quickly to emails, were very accommodating, and did a great job with the performance. I think what really sets them apart is their proprietary software that ensures the musicians are on the same page as you concerning all the details of the performance. Highly recommended!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
7/21/2012
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was the PERFECT choice. From the very beginning they were willing to help us figure out what the best combination of musicians would be for our venue space (which was somewhat new). I appreciated how responsive and accommodating they were throughout the whole process. And the music was absolutely breathtaking. MANY of our guests complemented the group. Many thanks to them for an unforgettable wedding!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Dianne
Wedding:
7/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Elegant Esnsemble played at our daughter's wedding at Westglow in Blowing Rock. They were absolutely awesome. Very professional, always quick to return emails. Beautiful music that contributed to my tears. I cannot say enough good things about them.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Larry
Wedding:
7/7/2012
5.0/5.0
I can't complain about the service that I received from Elegant Ensembles. The music was beautiful. I highly recommend Elegant Ensembles if you are planning to have Live Ceremony music at your wedding! Professional and just great people to work with. My wife and I are Highly Satisfied with the service received.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was a joy to work with. They were very prompt to reply and professional in all communications, performance, and attire. I really enjoyed updating my wedding information with their online tool. They gave me my own password protected spot to record my music selections and details like parking(...which was tricky at our venue!) A couple weeks before I received a confirmation email that they would be at the wedding with instruments in hand and the email I received had every detail listed down to the music to be performed and the emergency number that I provided them early in the process and my directors name and cell number. Way organized! Great value and great company to have perform at your wedding. Thanks Mark!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Suzy
Wedding:
6/30/2012
5.0/5.0
These guys are awesome! Very friendly and easy to work with. They performed a few special selections and made everything simple and elegant. Loved being able to save my preferences online and everyone stayed up to date. Great music for a good price. Excellent value for their professional work. Great job Mark!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was WONDERFUL. We had a String Trio at our outdoor wedding, and the music was absolutely beautiful. They played mostly classical baroque pieces, all of which we chose through their online planning tool. Planning the music for the reception was a breeze - we used the online planner and then sent any special requests or questions to Mark, who promptly responded. We had a friend of ours sing a hymn during the ceremony, with EE as the accompaniment. They came early on the day of the wedding to practice with him at no extra cost. They were the most reasonably priced of all the companies we looked at, but we did not sacrifice any performance quality for the lower price. Beautiful music, highly recommended!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles provided beautiful music for our wedding day. We were looking for something a little bit different than traditional classical music, and they helped us pick more traditional Irish music for our ceremony. They also played for our reception, and they set the tone for a wonderful evening.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We had an excellent experience with Elegant Ensembles at our wedding ceremony. The music was beautiful and the musicians were very prompt, punctual, and professional. I would highly recommend their services to any couple seeking classically-themed music during a wedding ceremony.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Natalie
Wedding:
5/26/2012
5.0/5.0
I wanted to take some time to post a review about how wonderful elegant ensembles was at my wedding. I was so busy that I didn't get to say hello to them or thank you. They were very professional. Arrived early with enough time to get everything set up. I didn't hear one wrong note to any song they played during the whole wedding. They played so perfect and I had so many complements from all of my guest. If you are trying to decide to have live music or recorded I would go with the live again in a heart beat. It gave such a elegant feel to the wedding. I couldn't of asked for anything better. Thank you so much for making my wedding day music perfect.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Kathy
Wedding:
5/26/2012
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was wonderful to work with! They are very quick to respond to emails and are extremely flexible. I received many compliments from my guests about the beautiful music. I would highly recommend Elegant Ensembles!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Carli
Wedding:
5/20/2012
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was excellent with out wedding music. They arrived on time, performed beautifully, and made sure that everything went off perfectly. We could not have asked for better.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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5/19 Wedding
Wedding:
5/19/2012
5.0/5.0
Mark and Elegant Ensembles was fantastic to work with! Mark answered any questions I had through out the wedding planning process and the day of the wedding I didn't have to worry at all about the trio setting up, playing the songs or anything. Thanks EE for everything! :)
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Mark and his group did a marvelous job at my outdoor wedding at WinMock at Kinderton. They were willing to learn a new song for my wedding march and they performed with my uncle on a special solo. I am very glad I chose Elegant Ensembles to perform at my wedding.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Loretta Hall
Wedding:
5/5/2012
5.0/5.0
The performance of Elegant Ensembles was magnificant. They were very professional and their dress attire was just as we asked. Their website that they use to keep all parties informed of changes worked great. We requested a special song and they performed it beautifully.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Mark was very helpful in the planning process. We had a string trio play during our ceremony and it was beautiful! Elegant Ensembles was great to work with and they did a great job during our ceremony.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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LEANDER
Wedding:
4/14/2012
5.0/5.0
Mark and his team were completely professional, extremely helpful and sensitive. Being a bride you can feel as if nothing is ever complete, once I contacted Mark he responded quickly and even sent friendly reminders so the ceremony music would not slip through the cracks of BRIDE BRAIN. On the day of the event the Ensemble (even though they were given short notice BRIDE BRAIN) slowed the tempo of the waltz from my favorite ballet, Sleeping Beauty, for my entrance! Elegant Ensembles was one the best choices I made in the process of my wedding planning.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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DQCity
Wedding:
10/22/2011
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles were outstanding! They were very responsive and helpful in advance of our Wedding as they helped us choose our selections. The day of our event, they were timely, professional, sounded wonderful, and were easy to work with! Highly recommended.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Nicole
Wedding:
10/8/2011
5.0/5.0
Mark and his team are the best! He was very responsive during the course of pre-wedding planning, usually within 48 hours I would hear back from him. The planning tool on the website is pretty intuitive to use and they were able to play a special piece of interlude music for our Chinese tea ceremony with no problem. Our ceremony turned out to be 45 minutes late on our wedding day, but the musicians were very accommodating and cooperative. I would definitely recommend Elegant Ensembles to the brides who have some additional budget for ceremony music. It's just that much more classy and romantic.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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KatieMcCarthy
Wedding:
10/1/2011
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles played at our ceremony and cocktail hour. The music was beautiful. We chose to have a string trio play and added the trumpet. The trumpet was amazing. They worked so well with our organist and the music was phenomenal. We received rave reviews from our guests. Some of the music we picked wasn't exactly the most popular, and they played it wonderfully. I would highly recommend them. They were very prompt and professional. Such a pleasure to work with them.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Lauren
Wedding:
9/17/2011
5.0/5.0
These guys were so accomidating to learning music that they don't usually play to meet my requests.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Sarah
Wedding:
7/23/2011
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles provided beautiful music for our ceremony and were extremely prompt and professional when helping us to coordinate their services- absolutely wonderful to work with.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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goofyrere11
Wedding:
7/16/2011
5.0/5.0
We chose a string trio for our ceremony because I majored in the violin in undergrad. I was very pleased with the quality of the music from Elegant Ensembles. They made great suggestions when picking out our wedding music and were flexibile as to our choices. Great service, great music!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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justmarried
Wedding:
7/16/2011
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was awesome! We had an outdoor wedding a few weeks ago and the music was superb. Everyone was professional and curteous. They event went so far as to come say "thanks" before leaving and that was after having to play a little longer than they should have just to make sure all guests had exited the area. The entire process was smooth and easy. I was able to make my payments online and the site that they have prepared to record every aspect of the day was a tremendous detail that assured us that everyone knew what was happening. Great job guys!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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mom of bride
Wedding:
6/25/2011
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles performed the wedding music at my daughter's wedding. They were very professional and the music was gorgeous! I had many comments from guests about how beautiful the music was!!! Planning the music was very easy with their website, and answers to our questions were answered very swiftly. They are fantastic to work with, and I highly recomment them!!!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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GraylynWedding
Wedding:
6/4/2011
5.0/5.0
We had a great experience with Elegant Ensembles. They were one of the most organized vendors we hired for our wedding (which was great appreciated). For communication, we relyed on email almost entirely but they have a unqiue system that allows you to login to the website and adjust your details for the big day as they become more clear. You can also sample and record all your music online and all the musicians performing can see and be kept up to date with the latest information through the website too. Way cool! Most importantly though, they sounded awesome. We had a garden wedding and many guests told us how much the group added to the ceremony and cocktail hour. Thanks Mark and musicians!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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ben.stanley
Wedding:
5/27/2011
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was everything we'd hoped for and more. Right from the beginning, they were extremely responsive. I exchanged dozens of emails with them about music selections and related matters and they were always quick to respond with the information I needed. We ended up paying for them to transcribe a particular piece of music we wanted played at our wedding and the resulting music was wonderful and the transcription reasonably priced. Sadly, rain forced our wedding indoors at the last minute, but Elegant Ensembles didn't miss a beat. They showed up at our rain location with positive attitudes, professional dress, and proceeded to play beautifully even though quarters were a bit cramped and the program was altered a bit at the last minute. In short, if you're looking for professional musicians who work with you from day one and who nimbly adjust to any last minute changes of plan, look no further than Elegant Ensembles!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Shauna
Wedding:
5/21/2011
5.0/5.0
Thank you very much!! The music was beautiful!!!!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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OnwardandUpward
Wedding:
4/1/2011
5.0/5.0
I regularly plan events and am detail oriented and a little Type A, so I have expectations about professionalism and maintaining open communication while planning an event. Mark was great to work with and met all of my expectations. It was unfortunate that I didn't get to meet the trio during the wedding b/c they had already packed up before I made it through the masses of hellos to our guests, but everyone commented on how great the prelude music was. Guests were really impressed by the song selection - we opted for more modern than traditional classical such as Beatles, Phantom, etc, and I think that they helped us achieve a unique feel for our wedding. I was inside so I didn't hear a lot of the prelude but heard it later on the wedding video and was really impressed.

One last note if you're deciding between live ceremony music or pre-recorded. I went to a wedding a few weeks after mine where a DJ set up and played some classical versions of more popular songs for the prelude, processional and recessional, and it didn't have anywhere near the same ambiance as I thought ours had w/ the live music (we did have a DJ for our reception, and it was great - just not the best for the ceremony). We tried to be very thrifty for our wedding, but Elegant Ensembles was worth the extra addition to our budget (though I thought they were very affordable and a great value for the cost).
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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amycp
Wedding:
11/7/2010
5.0/5.0
Absolutely fantastic! Incredible musicians!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Noel
Wedding:
10/23/2010
5.0/5.0
Mark with Elegant Ensembles answered my frantic bridal emails very quickly, usually within a few hours of me sending them. Elegant Ensembles was super flexible and easy to work with. Mark and Elegant Emsembles really made our ceremony and cocktail hour, their service was excellent and I would recommend them to anyone planning a special event!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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greatwedding
Wedding:
10/16/2010
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was wonderful at our outdoor wedding. They created a special arrangement for a song that we wanted played during the unity candle. The group was very professional, courteous, and responded to my questions very quickly. I would recommend them to anyone wanting a truly excellent musical experience.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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LJ
Wedding:
8/21/2010
5.0/5.0
The ladies who were sent by Mark from Elegant Ensembles did a wonderful job at my daughter's outdoor wedding. They were professional and flexible as they have a wide range of wedding music and were also able to accompany several soloists. Several of the quests commented on how much they enjoyed the music and how well the group played. There is nothing more lovely than string instruments played outdoors to create a joyful atmosphere! Thank you Elegant Ensembles!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Chase
Wedding:
10/24/2009
5.0/5.0
Elegant Ensembles performed as their featured Twin City Trio. We couldn't have been more pleased! I knew I had always wanted a string quartet at my wedding but I was afraid that the expense would not be worth it. Mark was able to work within my budget and provided a very professional group that respected every bit of my hopes and dreams. They sounded great the day of and on the video. Great job Elegant Ensembles!! I recommend them to anyone looking for wedding music near Greensboro. Be sure to watch their awesome videos on their website!

Chase
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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wenbenn
Wedding:
10/18/2008
5.0/5.0
Fantastic! We had the string trio perform during our ceremony and it was beautiful. I would recommend Elegant Ensembles to anyone!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anna
Wedding:
5/17/2014
4.9/5.0
Overall I am very happy I picked Elegant Ensembles to perform on my wedding day. Mark was really helpful in letting me pick unique songs for our wedding day. He worked with our budget, and even help me to create a special strings creation to play with a vocalist that I had help me during the ceremony. Overall they were terrific performers!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
Amazing! I am so glad I booked them. My day was extra special thanks to the beautiful music.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Gina
Wedding:
3/30/2013
4.9/5.0
We spoke to other music vendors and felt that Elegant Ensemble was far more professional and easier to work with. They were prompt answering emails and performed beautifully.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Morgan
Wedding:
9/1/2012
4.9/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was a pleasure to work with! They worked with my every need/ want and it all turned out perfect! The music was exactly what my husband and I wanted for our day. They have a huge range of instruments and song choices. If they don't have it on their song list they will learn to play it for you!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.9/5.0
I had my heart set on a string trio at the church, so I search extensively online and locally for musicians. I loved that Elegant Ensembles has samples of their work on their website. When I learned that I could have them travel to our location (2 hours away) and the cost would be the same as the random local group with a non-functioning website, the choice was easy. They arrived on time and the music was beatiful; even our priest was thrilled. I highly recommend!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
6/30/2012
4.9/5.0
Mark was wonderful to work with and they sounded even better! He always responded quickly and was very professional. The string trio with trumpet added so much to our garden wedding. They arrived on time, setup quickly and the guests thoroughly enjoyed their music. I would highly recommend Elegant Ensembles.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Melissa
Wedding:
6/24/2012
4.9/5.0
Elegant Ensembles of Winston-Salem, NC were the perfect musicians for my wedding ceremony. I had a string duet play all the ceremony music and it was worth every penny paid! They added such an elegance to the ceremony.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Eric
Wedding:
3/9/2012
4.9/5.0
Mark and Elegant Ensembles were great! They had a wide selection of music available, were willing to work with us on our outdoor wedding in March (it was on the chilly side), and they sounded terrific. Highly recommended!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Private User
Wedding:
6/21/2014
4.8/5.0
I hired a duo (cello and violin) for my wedding ceremony from Elegant Ensembles. Their website make choosing ceremony music easier!! They provide examples of their work and let you organize your ceremony on a personal client page. It made communication very easy. I requested a special piece for the unity candle lighting in our ceremony. They were able to accommodate my request a few weeks before my wedding. Mark Snow was my main contact. He was very helpful.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Amanda
Wedding:
9/21/2013
4.8/5.0
I asked Elegant Ensembles to be a part of my wedding day this past September and I am so glad that I did! Their musical performance was outstanding! I could not have been more satisfied with their performance, professionalism, and dress attire. The online tool for the music options and choices is so easy to fill out. It was quick and easy and they responded quickly. I had a special music request that they do not normally play but they had no issues in learning it for my special day. I am so glad I chose Elegant Ensembles! They were the last of my worries on my wedding day!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
We were very impressed with Elegant Ensembles. They were prompt, professional and provided beautiful music during our ceremony. I received many compliments on the music from our guests. We would highly recommend Elegant Ensembles to anyone and we are very happy with our choice for ceremony music.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Susan
Wedding:
6/22/2013
4.8/5.0
Mark was so easy and fun to work with.
I am in California and my daughter was getting married in North Carolina. Mark made the process so easy.
The music was beautiful and everything was exactly as she wanted. It was a dream come true for her.
They were so professional that they even adapted the tempo of the music to the pace my daughter set as she "ran" down the isle.
I would highly recommend them to anyone.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Ashley
Wedding:
3/30/2013
4.8/5.0
They did a great job and were easy to work with!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Amanda
Wedding:
12/15/2012
4.8/5.0
Elegant Ensembles did a wonderful job at my wedding. Several of our guests commented on how the trio's music was very fitting for our venue and they especially enjoyed the Christmas carols before the ceremony. Mark was wonderful to work with and didn't need a lot of guidance from me to make the ceremony perfect.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.8/5.0
Elegant Ensembles provided beautiful music for my prelude and ceremony -- we received many compliments from guests on the music and I was quite happy with all the pieces I heard. The group of musicians on the day of were very pleasant and professional, and Mark responded quickly to all of my emails leading up to the wedding. They have a great selection and variety of music to choose from and their website with sample music pieces was very helpful and easy to navigate. The "planner" page they have for you to list out the music is also easy to use. They were flexible with my planned outdoor wedding and backup rain location, knowing in advance that this could change the location, of course, (though by only a few miles) and also delay the start time by 30 minutes. Unfortunately, it did in fact rain, forcing us to scramble at the last minute, and the musicians were great about getting to the new location quickly and setting up to play for my waiting guests, as the wedding start was unfortunately delayed by a bit longer than ideal due to some organizational issues with the change.

The only constructive criticism I have is that it would have been helpful and preferable to be informed in advance about their "overtime" charges and rates, which are at a steeper rate than the rest of the package. Since the musicians did play longer due to the delay, it's certainly reasonable and understandable to compensate them for it, but I came home from my honeymoon to a surprise email with a decent bill for the additional time (he reduced it out of fairness since the actual bill for the delay he calculated at overtime rates would have been a bit astronomical, although this actually made me feel guilty like I was ripping off the musicians or something). Had I known in advance what the rates would be, it might have spurred a little more rush from everyone else so as to not rack up an extra music bill.

Overall I was very satisfied with their service and would choose them again.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Kara
Wedding:
11/11/2011
4.8/5.0
Elegant Ensembles are so professional. They were well worth the money, and they were more than willing to work with special selections we had. They have an easy-to-use website that you can log onto and pick all of your songs, specifics, and attire. All of the musicians have access, so it makes it easy for everyone to be on the same page. There was so much going on during the wedding day, so it was nice to not need to worry about the musicians.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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kc678
Wedding:
11/13/2010
4.8/5.0
Beautifully played music! We were extremely satisfied with their performance music, professionalism, and flexibility. I would highly recommend Elegant Ensembles to my peers for future weddings and/or receptions.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Adrienne
Wedding:
11/6/2010
4.8/5.0
This group did an EXCELLENT job during my ceremony! Honestly, I was not planning on spending the extra money on live music, but I looked into it as a gift for my fiance. They were pricey, but well worth the money, and I would definitely do it again. Mark was always quick to correspond with me; he even did a special request arrangement, and went the extra mile to practice with our vocalist before wedding day. That song made everybody cry, and the whole setting was such a beautiful and romantic experience. I look forward to recommending this group to all of my friends!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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ConDubi
Wedding:
5/14/2010
4.8/5.0
I have a degree in music so if the music is bad - I'll know it. Which is one of the reasons choosing a string quartet for our ceremony was so hard for me. Elegant Ensembles did not disappoint. They are very professional and have been around the wedding block. I recommend saving the $75 rehearsal fee - they know what they're doing - don't waste the money just to reassure yourself. And they have a TON of music to choose from and they're willing to learn other music if you choose.
I highly recommend these guys!
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Sally
Wedding:
10/13/2012
4.7/5.0
The Ensemble (a quintet including trumpet) was superb. There seemed to an occasional lag between selections, but the music was lovely.... exactly as requested and hoped.
The interactive web-site is extraordinary.
Services Used: Ceremony Music, Wedding Venue
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Christine
Wedding:
10/9/2011
4.7/5.0
Elegant Ensembles provided the music for our ceremony. They were on time and professional. I think they would work better for a bride with a coordinator. We had a duet and one of the musicians did not quite know how to communicate with us when it came time for the wedding. When he found out that we did not have a wedding coordinator or director, he asked his partner to communicate with us. This was the first time, we had booked a professional musician for a wedding. Typically we used the musician that came with the church. However, our church did not have one. We had booked too much time for the prelude. Our wedding was so small, that for part of the time, no one was in the church.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.6/5.0
Elegant Ensembles was amazing. They learned a new piece just for my walk down the isle. - The Malena Theme by Ennio Morricone which is NOT an easy piece. They also accompanied my dad on 'Feels Like Home' and it was perfect.

It was almost as if they weren't even there. Sadly I didn't have the chance to thank Mark personally but I know my husband did.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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lmpotts80
Wedding:
5/21/2011
4.6/5.0
I think Mark probably got upset with me a few times because I changed my mind alot but overall the musicians are amazing! The music was unbelievable and just beautiful! Alot of guests commented on the music. It was just wonderful. Sometimes a little slow in responding to emails or phone calls but what matters is how they performed on wedding day, which was remarkable. The only other bad thing is they don't take debit or credit cards. So I had to get a check every time I wanted to pay them. That is pretty inconvenient. Who uses checks anymore? But overall, wonderful!
Services Used: Ceremony Music, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.6/5.0
We hired a trio strings group (violin, viola and cello) to play at our wedding ceremony for all the processional and recessional music. The person in charge of the group was professional from our first contact with him. The group arrived on time at the church on the day of the wedding. We had previously requested all of our music requests online at a special website provided by Elegant Ensembles, so it was easy. The only mistake that we could tell was that they failed to change the music to our designated song when the mothers were processing down the aisle. They were in the middle of the another song and did not change over to the song specially selected for our mothers (which we did specify on the online form). Other than that, they did a nice job.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
10/14/2012
4.5/5.0
I hired Elegant Ensembles about six months out from my wedding date and they were still able to accomodate us with ease. The entire process was organized such that although I live 7 hours away from my venue, we were able to input all of our wishes into the company's website so they had everything they needed to have a smooth and beautiful ceremony. Furthermore, they arrived early, knew exactly where they needed to set up, and played such beautiful music! They were extremely professional and great to work with throughout the entire process.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Ashley
Wedding:
2/27/2010
4.5/5.0
Mark at Elegant Ensembles was great to work with. I emailed him just a month before my wedding and we were able to plan everything through email. He helped me pick the music and gave great suggestions. I had the two piece and everyone at my wedding really enjoyed them for the ceremony.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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MeredithMM
Wedding:
10/24/2009
4.4/5.0
We loved our musicians and the contract/contact was easy and fun. Definitely recommend Elegant Ensembles. They were dressed well and fit right into our wedding vibe.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.2/5.0
For our church ceremony we had a string trio perform all the selections. They played beautifully.
The musicians were very professional and arrived early! It was a nice add for a timeline-oriented bride.
Elegant Ensembles has an online tool with which you submit your selections and any other details. It is so easy to use and allows you to review what you input. You know that the information they have and you have are all the same (and no need to additional confirmations!)
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Michelle
Wedding:
3/18/2011
4.2/5.0
They did a wonderful job although I didn't get to hear much of it. I felt like it was a little over priced. I was scheduled for an hour and a half and they only played for 30-45 minutes.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Tara
Wedding:
11/23/2012
3.9/5.0
Elegant Ensembles did a great job with their professionalism and performance. I would definitely recommend them to any bride or groom looking for ceremony musicians. The process of selecting music and saving all the important information was easy due to their great, secure website. My only qualm was a delay in follow up in the few weeks leading up to the wedding, which is when as a bride or groom you need follow up the most! I never actually met the musicians, which in hindsight is somewhat odd to me. But they showed up on time, looked great, and performed as promised.
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
2.5/5.0
Easy to work with for the most part. When we were trying to book them we had to change our preferred song selection, even though our first picks were listed in their repertoire on their website!

Also, the actual performance was not the best. Timing was a very big issue for these guys...I expected better. They even had some false starts during our ceremony which nearly ruined the wedding video for me, since music is probably in my top 3 list of most important aspects of a wedding ceremony. Also, they were barely organized enough to play our songs in the correct order...we had dead air when the first few members of the bridal party came in! COME ON

They were nice people though, and judging from the other reviews here I would guess that they must have had a really off day...too bad that the off day was during my wedding.....
Services Used: Ceremony Music

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