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.
Left to right below we are Helen Farrell, violin, Melanie Woodcock, cello, Kathryn Parry, violin and Cal Fell, viola.
'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 them'
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 Church.
'Outstanding Suffolk String Quartet'
Andrew Leach- Director of Music at Ipswich School