The BARTON STRINGS are undeniably the most sought after wedding musicians in Central Texas. With over 20 years of experience and thousands of flawless performances, it's no wonder we are consistently booked year after year. Premier wedding coordinators, Austin's top venues, the finest photographers, and the most exquisite catering companies refer our services to their clients year after year. They trust us because we have earned it. When you hire the Barton Strings, you can rest assured, you are hiring the most professional and experienced musicians to accompany you flawlessly on your most special day.
The Barton Strings consist of a small core of ten Austin musicians who work interchangeably each week. Each musician holds a Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral degree in Music Performance from the finest Universities in the country. They are principal players and tenured members of the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Austin Lyric Opera, and maintain full time careers as professional musicians. Members of Barton Strings are versatile with all styles of music having performed worldwide, solo, chamber, or orchestrally, with:
Andrea Bocelli,Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Joshua Bell, Ray LaMontagne, Luciano Pavarotti, Bernadette Peters, David Byrne, Sufjan Stevens, Kris Kristofferson, Harry Connick Jr., Itzhak Perlman, Willie Nelson, Natalie Cole, Ray Charles, Vampire Weekend, Patti Griffin, Paige and Plant-(Led Zeppelin)
The Barton Strings have also performed on numerous Disney, Capitol Records and commercial recordings. Most recently Barton Strings small orchestra was featured on Austin City Limits with Christopher Cross and friends. Special guests included Mike Love of the Beach Boys and Michael McDonald of The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan.
We pride ourselves in providing unparalleled service to those who employ us. Understanding the significance of your special day, we will assist you in choosing music and the ensemble that will fit the atmosphere you wish to create. We can confidently say we will perform your selections with absolute perfection.
So if you are looking for the best, remember the Barton Strings. Last year more than 150 couples chose us to perform at their weddings!