|Fees for Frantillo Strings
|Receptions, Parties and Other Events (not wedding ceremonies):
Fees are charged by the hour, so will vary depending on the length of your event. The following fee
schedule is effective for events up to three hours long. Anything after three hours will be charged at
a slightly higher per hour rate as it becomes more difficult to stay "on" for so long!
Solo (violin or cello):
$150 for first hour. $75 for each additional hour.
Duo (two violins, violin/viola, or violin/cello):
$275 for the first hour. $150 for each additional hour.
Trio (two violins/cello or violin/viola/cello):
$400 for the first hour. $225 for each additional hour.
String Quartet (two violins/viola/cello):
$525 for the first hour. $300 for each additional hour.
If the event is more than 15 miles from St. Louis, a mileage surcharge may be added. Please let us
know your location when requesting more information.
Fees depend on kind of service. For a Catholic ceremony or another religious ceremony that would be longer
than 30 minutes, please refer further down in the chart. These fees are just a guideline and are subject to
change. Please contact me with any questions. Note that our fees for ceremonies do reflect a discount on price
or time from our hourly rates above.
Basic Wedding Ceremony:
Includes up to 30 minutes of prelude, ceremony, and short postlude (2 to 3 pieces). No more than 1 hour 15
minutes of total time, may be less depending on length of ceremony.
String Quartet: $525
Catholic mass or other longer wedding ceremony:
Includes 15 minutes of prelude, ceremony, and short postlude (1 or 2 pieces). Also includes short rehearsal
(15 to 20 minutes before prelude) with the music director, organist, or cantor if necessary.
If you aren't sure which category to use, please contact me for more information.
If the event is more than 15 miles from St. Louis, a mileage surcharge may be added. Please let us know your
location when requesting more information.
Keep in mind that all fees are subject to change. For the most up to date quote, please ask! We are happy to
work with you to make your wedding more memorable,and to make a live string group fit into your budget
the best we can.