Price Guide

We will help you find the perfect group of musicians for any occasion and budget

Have a look through our favourite string options below.
Other requests include 5+ musicians, flute, vocals, piano, saxophone, drum-kit and orchestra.

Amplification can be provided, subject to availability.

Contact us to discuss options and receive a personalised quote.

String Duo

From $430

Sublime entertainment, perfect for an intimate setting!

Enjoy the beautiful melody accompanied by superb bass.

String Trio

From $550

Impress your guests with this popular group!

A string trio is a fantastic and versatile option. Requiring less space than a string quartet and budget-friendly.

What’s not to love? 

String Quartet

From $670

The ultimate statement! Ideal for grand weddings or lavish events. 

Suited for all occasions and venues. This visually impressive ensemble produces a full sound with rich harmonies and bass.

The string quartet has an enormous classical catalogue available and contemporary arrangements sound just like the tracks you know and love.

Solo String

From $350

Brighten your event with a gorgeous solo violin or cello.

A solo musician requires minimal space and adds a touch of glam to any occasion.

Electric Violin

From $450

After something different? Create an electrifying vibe for your event.

  • Not available for ceremony services.

Electric Duo

From $690

Two electrics are better than one. String instruments like you’ve never seen them!

  • Not available for ceremony services.

1 - 2 Musicians

From $350

Sublime entertainment, perfect for an intimate setting.

  • Solo – violin or cello
  • Duo – violin & cello

3 - 4 Musicians

From $540

Impress your guests with these popular groups.

  • Trio – violin, viola, & cello
  • Quartet – two violins, viola, & cello 


From $450

The ultimate statement! Ideal for grand weddings or lavish events.

  • Solo electric violin + tracks
  • Electric violin & cello + tracks

*Based on 1 hour minimum booking. Prices may vary according to location, date, and special requests.


Choose songs from our
extensive repertoire collection


See our fantastic
musicians in action


Our friendly team will
answer any questions

I highly recommend Varley Strings, Cheralyn was absolutely outstanding - we had her at our wedding ceremony and canapes, the atmosphere was wonderful and it made our day so very special, can't wait to use these guys again at any party, event or occasion - turning ordinary to extraordinary!
Courtney Clark
We absolutely adored Varley Strings playing at our event. They were very entertaining and professional. The guests thoroughly enjoyed listening to them!!
Your Turn Events
We feel so lucky to have secured Varley Strings for our recent event - they took everything up a level and guests couldn’t stop talking about their performance! Thank you Varley Strings for giving us all such an amazing experience! Would highly recommend to anyone looking to amp up their own event they made it so memorable : )
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Terms & Conditions

Please contact us if you have any questions about our terms and conditions.


  • A 25% deposit is required to secure a booking. The remaining payment is due 21 days before the function date.
  • If the booking is within 21 days of the function; payment is required in full.


  • All cancellations due to COVID-19 restrictions will receive a full credit note with Varley Strings for the amount paid.
  • Cancellation of booking is required by email.
  • Deposits are non-refundable or transferable.
  • If the booking is cancelled within 21 days of the function; the full payment is retained.

Please note:

  • Musicians are expected to arrive 15-minutes before the booking time to set up.
  • Set up and pack up time is not included in the booking time.
  • Our musicians can move location during a booking (e.g. ceremony site to canapes area).

Performance requirements:

  • Outdoor performances require a permanent structure cover, marquee, or commercial umbrella to protect instruments against the elements (sun, rain, debris). If coverage is insufficient our musicians have the right to refuse performance. Please let us know if you have any questions regarding cover.
  • After each hour of performance a 10-minute break is required. Breaks can be arranged to coincide with speeches or other formalities.
  • One armless chair to be provided per musician and set up in performance position. The exception being a standing performance (please request in writing).
  • Approximately one square meter of space per musician.


  • Overtime will apply at a pro-rata rate of $150 per musician, per hour.
  • Please consider a longer booking time to avoid additional fees or musicians being unable to stay until the end of proceedings.