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Ptarmigan Classical and Rock String Quartet

Boulder , CO

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Boulder, CO 80301 US (map)

PHONE

303-444-6765

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ABOUT US

WINNER of BRIDE's CHOICE AWARDS! Great Reviews *** Great Service

Ptarmigan String Quartet is a Classical and a Rock String Quartet Performing Everything from Bach to Bruno... Read more
WINNER of BRIDE's CHOICE AWARDS! Great Reviews *** Great Service

Ptarmigan String Quartet is a Classical and a Rock String Quartet Performing Everything from Bach to Bruno Mars, Adele and more! Founded in 1996 - Ptarmigan String Quartet’s exceptional musicians provide you with professional elegance and flair for your Wedding or other Special Event! CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING: "Fantastic" "Thrilled with Your Performance" "Exactly What I Wanted" "You Rock!" "Amazing" "Magical" "Perfectly Timed" "Flawless Performance" "Brilliantly Played!" "DEFINITELY HIRE THIS GROUP!" "Incredibly Beautiful!" "Could Not Have Asked for a Better Quartet!" SPECIAL SERVICES:

**** Military Discount

**** Attendance at your Wedding Rehearsal

**** Advice on Ceremonies and Assistance with selecting music

Wedding Rehearsals: We make a point of sending at least one musician to the Wedding Rehearsal for every wedding we play. There is No Extra Charge and This is a Great Value for you! We will perfect all timing issues and we'll become aware of any last-minute changes you decide to make to your ceremony at your rehearsal. This gives you tremendous Peace of Mind and makes your wedding more organized and beautiful!


Ptarmigan’s musicians have had many years of formal musical training and experience. Ptarmigan has been performing together professionally for over twnety years! Members of the quartet have been playing their instruments and performing in chamber ensembles and symphony orchestras for many, many years.

LOTS OF MUSIC: Here is a partial list. With 60 days notice, we can arrange your song:

A Time for Love - Mandel
A Whiter Shade of Pale - classic Rock - Procol Harum
Adagio in G - Albinoni - WEDDING
Air from Water Music - Handel - WEDDING
Air on the G String - Bach - WEDDING
All I Ask of You - Phantom - Webber
All of Me - John Legend
All My Love - Led Zeppelin
All My Loving - Beatles
All The Way (Sinatra) - Van Heusen
All You Need is Love - Beatles
Allegro - Fioco
Allegro Concerto Grosso - Handel
Allegro Op. 64 No. 1 - Haydn
Alleluia K. 165 - Mozart - WEDDING
America - West Side Story - Bernstein
American in Paris - Gershwin
Annie's Song - John Denver
Aqualung - classic Rock - Jethro Tull
Arioso - Bach - WEDDING
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel - WEDDING
As Time Goes By - Casablanca - Hupfield
Ashokan Farewell -Civil War Mini-Series - Unger
At Last (My Love is Here to Stay) - Etta James arr.
Autumn from Four Seasons - Vivaldi
Ave Maria - Schubert - WEDDING
Badinerie - Bach
Be Thou My Vision - Irish Hymn - WEDDING
Beethoven String Quartets - Beethoven
Best Day of My Life - American Author
Bittersweet Symphony - Verve
Blue Danube Waltz - Strauss
Blue Moon - Rogers
Blue Tango - Anderson
Brandenburg Concerti- various - Bach
Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride) - Wagner-WEDDING
Can You Feel the Love Tonight - Lion King
Canon in D - Pachelbel - WEDDING
Can't Buy Me Love - Beatles [Video Below]
Can't Help Falling In Love (Elvis) - Weiss
Caravan - Ellington
Carolan's Concerto - Trad. Irish
Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni
CHRISTMAS MUSIC- Large Collection - Carols and Pops
Clair de Lune - Debussy
Clocks - Coldplay
Con Te Partiro (Time to Say Goodbye) - Sartori
Dark Eyes - Traditional Russian
Divertimento K. 136 - Mozart
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
Easy Winners - Rag - Joplin
Ebb Tide - Rainger
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Mozart
Eleanor Rigby - Beatles
Embraceable You - Gershwin
Emperor Waltz - Strauss
Entr'acte K. 138 - Mozart
Everlong - Rock - Foo Fighters
Flightless Bird,American Mouth - from TWILIGHT movie - Beam
Flower Duet from Lakme - Delibes
For You - John Denver
From This Moment On - Shania TWAIN
Gabriel's Oboe - Morricone - WEDDING
Garato Tango - Nazareth
Gigue from Suite #3 D Maj. - Bach
God Save the Emperor - Haydn
Grand March from Aida - Verdi - WEDDING
Greatest Reward - Celine Dion Arr.
Greek songs - Various
Gymnopedie No 1 and 3 - Satie
Gypsy Serenade - Brahms
Habanera - Carmen - Bizet
Hallelujah Chorus - Handel - WEDDING
Hallelujah - Cohen
HALLOWEEN Music - Various
Hava Nagila - Trad. Jewish
Haydn String Quartets - Haydn
Heliotrope Bouquet - Rag - Joplin
Here, There, Everywhere - Beatles
Hornpipe from Water Music - Handel - WEDDING
I Love You Too Much - from Book of Life
I only Have Eyes For You - Warren
I Will be Here - Chapman
Imagine - John Lennon
Impossible Dream - Darion & Leigh
In Dulci Jubilo - Bach - WEDDING
In My Life (from Rubber Soul) - Beatles
Irish Tunes - Various
Irish Wedding Song - Betteridge
Isn't It Romantic - Rogers and Hart
It Had to Be You - Jones
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach - WEDDING
La Rejouissance - Handel - WEDDING
La Vie en Rose - Louiguy
Largo from Golden Sonata - Purcell
Lascia chi'o pianga - Handel - WEDDING
Layla - classic Rock - Clapton
Let the Bright Seraphim - Handel - WEDDING
?Libertango - Piazolla
Liebesfreud Waltz - Kreisler
Liebesleid - Kreisler
Love Me Tender (Elvis) - Darby, Fosdick
Love Story - Taylor Swift
Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet - Bota
Ludlows from Legends of the Fall - Horner
Make you Feel My Love - (as sung by Adele)
Marriage of Figaro - Mozart
Marry Me - Train
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Meditation - Massenet - WEDDING
Memory - Cats - Webber
Minuet - Boccherini
Minuet from Orpheus - Gluck
Misty - Garner
Moon River - Mancini
Mozart String Quartets - Mozart
Music of the Night - Phantom - Webber
My Fair Lady Medley - Lowe
My Heart Will Go On - Movie - Titanic
Nessum Dorma - Pucinni
New Slang - The Shins
New York, New York - Kander
Night and Day - Porter
Nights in White Satin - Moody Blues
Nimrod from Enigma - Elgar
Nocturne - String Quartet No. 2 - Borodin
Norwegian Wood - Beatles
Nutcracker Ballet Selections - Tchaikovsky
O Mio Babbino Caro - Puccini
Ode to Joy - Beethoven - WEDDING
Ombre Mai fu (Largo) - Handel - WEDDING
One Hand One Heart - Bernstein
Only Time - ENYA
Otherside - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Overture from Pulcinella - Stravinsky - WEDDING
Palladio - Debeer's Diamond Commercial - WEDDING
Panis Angelicus - Franck - WEDDING
Passacaile No. 8 - Handel
Pavane Op. 50 - Faure - WEDDING
Pavane pour une Infante - Ravel
Pink Panther - Mancini
Polovtsian Dances - Borodin
Prince of Denmark (Trumpet Voluntary) - Clarke - WEDDING
Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition - Mussorsky
Reverie - Debussy
Rondeau (Masterpiece Theater theme) - Mouret - WEDDING
Rondo from Abdelazar - Purcell - WEDDING
Rondo K. 80 - Mozart
Schlindler's List Movie Theme - Williams
Sheep May Safely Graze - Bach - WEDDING
Sicillienne - Faure - WEDDING
Simple Gifts - Shaker Hymn
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - Kern
Something Doing - Rag - Joplin
Somewhere - West Side Story - Bernstein
?Somewhere Out There - from American Tail
Spring (Allegro) Four Seasons - Vivaldi - WEDDING
Star Dust Melody - Carmichael
Star Wars IV Opening & Medal Ceremony - Williams
Storybook Love - from Princess Bride
Strawberry Fields - Beatles
Strenuous Life - Rag - Joplin
Summertime - Gershwin
Sunrise, Sunset from Movie Fiddler on the Roof -
Sunshine of Your Love- Classic Rock - Eric Clapton
Take Five (jazz - Brubeck) - Desmond
Take Me Home Country Roads - John Denver
Tales from Vienna Woods - Strauss
Tango (Por Una Cabeza) - Movie - Scent of a Woman
Tangos - Various
The Lord's Prayer - Mallotte - WEDDING
Theme from 1st Symphony - Brahms - WEDDING
?Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Thousand Years, A - Perri
Ticket to Ride - Beatles
Till There Was You - Music Man - Wilson
Traumerei (Dreaming) - Schumann
Trumpet Tune - Purcell - WEDDING
Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke - WEDDING
Tuba Tune - Lang - WEDDING
Two of Us - Lennon & McCartney Beatles
Unchained Melody from Movie - Ghost - North
Unforgettable - Nat King Cole arrangement
Valentine - Brickman
Viva la Vida - Coldplay
Wachet Auf (Sleepers Awake) - Bach - WEDDING
Wedding- Legends of the Fall - Horner - WEDDING
Wedding March - Mendelssohn - WEDDING
Wedding Processional - from Sound of Music
What a Wonderful World - L. Armstrong - performer
When I Fall in Love - Young
Wild Horses - Rolling Stones
Winner Is, The - from Little Miss Sunshine
Winter (Largo and Allegro) Four Seasons - Vivaldi - WEDDING
Yellow - Coldplay
Yesterday - Beatles
You are So Beautiful - Cocker
You Raise Me Up - Lovland & Graham
Your Song - Elton John

YOUR BEAUTIFUL WEDDING IS PTARMIGAN’S NUMBER ONE PRIORITY!

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INFO FOR CEREMONY MUSIC

What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?
Instrumental - Duo, Instrumental - Trio, Orchestra, String - Quartet, String - Trio
How many musicians are in your band(s)?
4-6
What instruments does your group play?
Cello, Viola, Violin
What services do you provide?
Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Instrumentals, Learn New Songs, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Rehearsal Dinner Music

REVIEWS

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Caroline
Wedding:
7/30/2016
5.0/5.0
These women were THE BEST!!! What lovely music they played. We thought we were in Heaven. They came on time, played at the ceremony, then moved over to our reception. I didn't have to do a thing, but have my nephew set up a tent outside so they wouldn't be in the sun. What a breeze they were to work with during this hectic time. I only hope my other two daughters get married in Estes Park or the Denver area so that I can use them again! XOXOXO
These women were THE BEST!!! What lovely music they played. We thought we were in Heaven. They came on time, played at the Read more...
These women were THE BEST!!! What lovely music they played. We thought we were in Heaven. They came on time, played at the ceremony, then moved over to our reception. I didn't have to do a thing, but have my nephew set up a tent outside so they wouldn't be in the sun. What a breeze they were to work with during this hectic time. I only hope my other two daughters get married in Estes Park or the Denver area so that I can use them again! XOXOXO Read less
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Austen
Wedding:
6/25/2016
5.0/5.0
They were wonderful! Everyone commented on how beautiful the string arrangements of oldies were, and Vicki worked hard to find pieces for me that weren't in their usual listings. I was so glad to have them perform!
They were wonderful! Everyone commented on how beautiful the string arrangements of oldies were, and Vicki worked hard to Read more...
They were wonderful! Everyone commented on how beautiful the string arrangements of oldies were, and Vicki worked hard to find pieces for me that weren't in their usual listings. I was so glad to have them perform! Read less
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Ptarmigan Classical and Rock String Quartet responded with the following comments:

Dear Austen, thanks so much for taking time to provide a review and comments on our performance of your wedding music! We enjoyed working with you on your beautiful wedding at Della Terra in Estes Park.
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Lucas
Wedding:
6/11/2016
4.8/5.0
We would highly recommend Ptarmigan for several reasons. First, they were pleasant to work with. Second, they were every bit as professional as we would have hoped for. Last, they impressed us with a custom arrangement of a piece by Ludovico Einaudi and charged, what seemed to us, an impossibly low premium for this service. They took it from piano to string quartet and it sounded every bit as magical as we imagined.
We would highly recommend Ptarmigan for several reasons. First, they were pleasant to work with. Second, they were every Read more...
We would highly recommend Ptarmigan for several reasons. First, they were pleasant to work with. Second, they were every bit as professional as we would have hoped for. Last, they impressed us with a custom arrangement of a piece by Ludovico Einaudi and charged, what seemed to us, an impossibly low premium for this service. They took it from piano to string quartet and it sounded every bit as magical as we imagined. Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music
Ptarmigan Classical and Rock String Quartet responded with the following comments:

Dear Lucas and Hollie, thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your taking time to leave your comments. Best Wishes for your future!
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Scott
Wedding:
2/20/2016
5.0/5.0
Ptarmigan String Quartet did a wonderful job arranging the music, as well as determining the correct timing cues. The different pieces flowed very well throughout the ceremony.
Ptarmigan String Quartet did a wonderful job arranging the music, as well as determining the correct timing cues. The Read more...
Ptarmigan String Quartet did a wonderful job arranging the music, as well as determining the correct timing cues. The different pieces flowed very well throughout the ceremony. Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
9/26/2015
5.0/5.0
Vicki and the other musicians were excellent and their work profound! They were dedicated to my wedding and did everything to make sure it was a smooth event. They even took time to attend my rehearsal which was a far drive from where they lived to make sure they knew the right moments to play for a catholic wedding. If you are not catholic a nuptial mass can be confusing. They also took the time to create a script to ensure they played everything on que. My husband and I were so fortunate to have such professional, dedicated, and talented musicians for our wedding day. There music was excellent and they sounded great. All of our family and friends complimented how great the music was for our wedding. I would highly recommend them to anyone and everyone!
Vicki and the other musicians were excellent and their work profound! They were dedicated to my wedding and did everything Read more...
Vicki and the other musicians were excellent and their work profound! They were dedicated to my wedding and did everything to make sure it was a smooth event. They even took time to attend my rehearsal which was a far drive from where they lived to make sure they knew the right moments to play for a catholic wedding. If you are not catholic a nuptial mass can be confusing. They also took the time to create a script to ensure they played everything on que. My husband and I were so fortunate to have such professional, dedicated, and talented musicians for our wedding day. There music was excellent and they sounded great. All of our family and friends complimented how great the music was for our wedding. I would highly recommend them to anyone and everyone! Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music
Ptarmigan Classical and Rock String Quartet responded with the following comments:

Dear Ashley and Josh, thank you for your review of our services. We appreciate your taking the time. Best Wishes!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
Very easy to work with. Thoroughly documented song lists, order of service, etc. Came to rehearsal to be sure we were all on the same page with order of service. Played all requested songs beautifully. Highly recommend.
Very easy to work with. Thoroughly documented song lists, order of service, etc. Came to rehearsal to be sure we were all Read more...
Very easy to work with. Thoroughly documented song lists, order of service, etc. Came to rehearsal to be sure we were all on the same page with order of service. Played all requested songs beautifully. Highly recommend. Read less
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Mitchell
Wedding:
6/20/2015
5.0/5.0
Ptarmigan String Quartet played amazing music and was very prepared for our wedding day. I have never seen such a high level of talent and professionalism. They really did make our wedding day special.
Ptarmigan String Quartet played amazing music and was very prepared for our wedding day. I have never seen such a high Read more...
Ptarmigan String Quartet played amazing music and was very prepared for our wedding day. I have never seen such a high level of talent and professionalism. They really did make our wedding day special. Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Wonderful to work with, would absolutely recommend!
Wonderful to work with, would absolutely recommend!
Wonderful to work with, would absolutely recommend! Read less
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Jean
Wedding:
8/31/2013
5.0/5.0
Very cooperative and responsive. One of the musicians even came to the rehearsal at the park to be sure that everything proceeded smoothly on the day of the wedding. Lovely music!!
Very cooperative and responsive. One of the musicians even came to the rehearsal at the park to be sure that everything Read more...
Very cooperative and responsive. One of the musicians even came to the rehearsal at the park to be sure that everything proceeded smoothly on the day of the wedding. Lovely music!! Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
The Ptarmigan String Quartet was amazing! They enhanced our ceremony and made cocktail hour even better! Vicki is very easy to work with and was very responsive to all my questions and needs! I would highly recommend them!
The Ptarmigan String Quartet was amazing! They enhanced our ceremony and made cocktail hour even better! Vicki is very Read more...
The Ptarmigan String Quartet was amazing! They enhanced our ceremony and made cocktail hour even better! Vicki is very easy to work with and was very responsive to all my questions and needs! I would highly recommend them! Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music

DEALS

Personalize Your Wedding with Songs You Love!
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Redeem In-Store   $35 Value
Ptarmigan loves to help clients personalize their weddings by learning new songs, and buying music so that you get to hear what is meaningful to you. Most music for the contemporary songs you love costs $35 per song. With this deal, we'll cover the first $20 of music we purchase for your wedding. This will cover two special-request songs when we have to buy music or pay for an arrangement of the song(s).
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Discount for your 2016-17 Winter wedding in Denver/Boulder
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Promo Code: mywinterwedding   $50 Value
Book Ptarmigan String Quartet for your Winter wedding before November 1, 2016 and receive $75 off of our regular fee. This is a great value for an experienced, highly customer-oriented quartet that performs classical, rock, and contemporary music!

Offer Expires: 10/31/2016

Available to the first 2 couples
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Wedding Rehearsal Attendance
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Redeem In-Store   $150 Value
Ptarmigan strives to have one of our musicians attend the wedding rehearsal for every wedding we perform. This offer applies to locations within the Denver/Boulder Front Range, and is contingent upon there not being a schedule conflict due to another booking on a wedding rehearsal date. We attend because we care about our clients and want their weddings to be as beautiful and as perfect as possible!
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