We are equally at home in the concert hall and providing music
for weddings, parties and corporate events.
The Gainsborough Quartet has played recently at Spitalfields
Festival, Suffolk County Ball, Hintlesham Hall, Aldeburgh
Mozartiade, Snape Maltings, High Elms Manor, St Albans, Braxted
Park, Colchester United, Bruisyard Hall and Gaines Park, Essex.
We are all professional musicians playing in Suffolk, London and
beyond. Between us we have played for Nigel Kennedy, Yehudi
Menuhin, Julian Lloyd Webber, Katherine Jenkins, Michael
Parkinson, Jeremy Paxman, Simon Rattle, Jasper Conran, Emma
Kirkby, Tony Blair, Hayley Westenra The Queen and Lady Diana
Spencer, to name but a few.
We’ve also been featured in ‘Hello Magazine’
'We would highly recommend The Gainsborough Quartet; professional
service and a beautiful addition to our special day'
Gemma Bell, Bride.
'We would like to thank The Gainsborough Quartet for playing at
our wedding. Families and guests commented on how enjoyable the
music was, on the quality of playing, and on how it was an
integral part of the occasion. We would certainly recommend
Helga and Mark.
'Eighty minutes of note perfect playing, warm emotional and
zesty. Brilliance of performance with an intensity, quality and
power in the music'
Martin Lawrence, on a recital at Wetheringsett
'Outstanding Suffolk String Quartet'
Andrew Leach- Director of Music at Ipswich School
'Can I just say that you all were absolutely brilliant
at the wedding The quartet has been mentioned
by every single guest we had. They were SO taken
with you. I was blown away, even though I had
already heard you play when we booked you.
It was the highlight of the festivities having you
The vicar was also mightily impressed how well
everything was timed to the second.'
Laura Beasley - Bride
Left to right: Helen Farrell - violin, Melanie
Woodcock - cello, Kathryn Parry - violin and Cal Fell - viola.