String music performances for weddings and memorials with Candlewood Strings

Featuring soloists, duets, string trios, string quartets, and chamber ensembles, Candlewood Strings brings the elegance, taste, and class you expect with the fun and mood matched for any event.

Thanks so much for arranging a great string quartet for our son’s wedding, last night.  I was very busy, but the group seemed well organized and certainly well prepared.  They communicated directly with the wedding venue and knew when to switch music for each stage of the ceremony. It was so lovely and appeared to move along seamlessly. I loved having them for two full hours, so we got to enjoy them for dinner music, as well. So happy with their work and our smart choice!
— Tracy B., Mother of the Groom

The perfect classical music performance for your wedding, mitzvah, or private event

Candlewood Strings can introduce your cocktail reception, wedding ceremony, or other private party guests to the best, most practiced, well-trained, and professional musicians around central Indiana. You’ll hear beautiful melodies and sweetness of tone from the first note to the last.

Founded in 1989 by Candlewood Strings has become renowned in the Indianapolis area for its elegant ceremony musicians.

Candlewood Strings has helped provide over 2,000 events with an unforgettable environment of class and taste.

Featuring expert Indianapolis musicians in:

  • Harp
  • Violin
  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Cello
  • String Soloist
  • Violin Duet
  • String Trio
  • Violin Quartet
  • String Ensembles
  • Chamber Strings
  • Small Orchestra
Candlewood String performers at a wedding

Corporate music that livens the mood

Companies have long sought to improve the mood and lighten up annual events and meetings. People will always need a way to celebrate life’s achievements or life itself. While these events, celebrations, and memorials will always be a part of American life, the music that brings things events and people together can be classical, timeless, contemporary, and new.

Candlewood Strings provides customers planning events like yours with the help to make these events comes together and the class and taste needed.

Cathy and the other strings did a great job–it was wonderful. She was very helpful with pulling off my husband’s song with some last-minute rehearsal.
—Michelle O., Mother of the Bride

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Also Available: Jewish Celebration Music, Popular and Lighter Fare, Tango, Holiday Music Instrumentation: Violin I, Violin II, Viola, and Cello

  • Arlin—Over the Rainbow
  • Barry—Somewhere in Time
  • Beatles (McCartney/Lennon)—When I’m 64
  • Carmichael—Stardust
  • Chapman—I Will Be Here
  • Denver—Perhaps Love
  • Danny Boy
  • Ellington—Mood Indigo
  • Enya—Only Time
  • Graham and Lovlan—You Raise Me Up
  • Hanley—Back Home Again in Indiana
  • Horner/Jennings—Love Theme from Titanic
  • Joplin—Country Club Rag
  • Joplin—The Entertainer
  • Joplin—Paragon Rag
  • Kern—The Way You Look Tonight
  • Love/Meklcher/Phillips/McKenzie—Kokomo
  • Lara’s Theme from Dr. Zhivago
  • Satori—Time to Say Goodbye
  • Lloyd Webber—All I ask of You
  • Lloyd Webber—Memory
  • Lloyd Webber—Music of the Night
  • Black Eyes
  • Heissa Troika
  • Mazel Tov
  • Sager and Foster—The Prayer
  • Strauss—Blue Danube
  • Strauss—Wine, Women, and Song
  • Excerpts from Strauss Waltzes
  • Rumanian Serba
  • Sunrise, Sunset
  • Weiss/Peretti/Creaotre—Can’t Help Falling In Love With You
  • Weiss/Theile—What a Wonderful World
  • Night and Day
  • You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To
  • I Concentrate On You
  • Begin the Beguine
  • I Get A Kick Out of You
  • Ah! Marie (Capua)
  • Come Back to Sorrento (Curtis)
  • Funiculi Funicula (Denza)
  • Io Te Yurria Vasa (Capua)
  • Mattinata (Leoncavallo)
  • Tarantella (Traditional)
  • Italian Love Song (Zinn)
  • Santa Lucia (Neopolitan Song)
  • O Sole Mio (Capua)
  • Vieni Sul Mar (Folk Song)
  • La vi Llegar (Francini)
  • Cafetin de Buenos Aires (Mores)
  • Cristal (Mores), Paloma (Yradier)
  • La Comparsita (Rodriguez)
  • Tango 32 and Tango del Angel (Piazzolla)
  • Bachianas Brazileiras No. 5 (Villa-Lobos)
  • Blue Tango (Anderson)
  • Habanera from Carmen (Bizet)
  • Jalousie (Gade)
  • La Bamba (Traditional)
  • Manha de Carnaval from Black Orpheus (Bonfa)
  • Noites Cariocas (Bandolim)
  • Por Una Cabeza (Gardel)
  • Tango in D (Albeniz)
  • Tico-Tico Samba (Abreu)
  • El Choclo (Villoldo)
  • Lamento Quichua (Gianneo)
  • La Casita de mis Vievos (Cobian)
  • Bach—Air on the G String
  • Bach/Gounod—Ave Maria
  • Bach—Arioso–Sheep May Safely Graze
  • Bach—Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring—Sleepers Awake
  • Bach—Badinerie
  • Bach—Brandenburg Concerto #3
  • Beethoven—Ode to Joy—Minuet in G— String Quartets from Opus 18
  • Boccherini—Minuet
  • Borodin—Nocturne
  • Clarke (Purcell)—Trumpet Voluntary
  • Corelli—Menuetto—Corrente—Concerto Grosso Op.6, No.2—Christmas Concerto Debussy—Reverie
  • Dvorak— American String Quartet
  • Elgar—Salut D’Amour
  • Franck—Panis Angelicus
  • Glazounow—Interludium in Mod Antico
  • Gluck—Dance of the Happy Spirits from Orpheus
  • Handel—Air, Bouree, Hornpipe, and Finale from Water Music
  • Handel—La Rejouissance—Hallelujah Chorus—Largo
  • Handel—Passacaile, Air, and Gigue
  • Handel—Entrance of the Queen of Sheba Handel—Processional from Judas Maccabeaus
  • Haydn—Variety of String Quartets
  • Massenet—Meditation from Thais
  • Malotte—The Lord’s Prayer
  • Mouret—Rondeau (Theme from Masterpiece Theater)
  • Mozart—Divertimenti (K136, 137, & 138) and variety of String Quartets
  • Mozart—Alleluja from “Exultate Jubilate”—Andante from Piano Concerto #21
  • Mozart—Wedding March from The Marriage of Figaro
  • Mendelssohn—Wedding March
  • Pachelbel—Canon in D
  • Puccini—Arias from “Gianni Schicchi” and “Turandot”
  • Purcell—Trumpet Tune—-Hornpipe and Air
  • Rachmaninoff—V ocalise
  • Raff—Cavatina
  • Rameau—Gavotte
  • Sager and Foster—-The Prayer
  • Schubert—Ave Maria—Moment Musical
  • Telemann—Gigue/String Quartet
  • Tschaikowsky—Andante Cantabile—Morning Prayer
  • Vivaldi—The Four Seasons (Winter, Spring and Autumn) Concerto Grosso in D minor Wagner—Bridal Chorus

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Everything was perfect! The musicians during the ceremony were great and I was so surprised when the guitarist appeared at the beginning of the reception when Marty serenaded me with “I want to grow old with you.” That was the only time I cried all day!
Thank you again for helping to make our special day an unforgettable, first-class event.
—Tona P., Bride
“The Candlewood Strings Quartet was wonderful! Thanks for your help; everything turned out great!”
— Debbie Z., Mother of the Bride