… we have received so many comments about how beautiful your music was and how it made the ceremony and whole setting at the Homestead just wonderful, thanks again. — Natasha & Bruce, Wedding

About us

The Elios String Quartet is dedicated to making music of the highest calibre for any special event. Whether it’s an intimate wedding ceremony or a large reception, a private birthday celebration or a corporate gathering, a performance by the quartet will add sophistication and elegance to the occasion.

Elios offers you a polished and superb quality musical experience because:

  • we are passionate about, and love what we do
  • we are accomplished professional musicians with many years of performing experience  internationally  and in NZ
  • listen to our audio clips and see for yourself!
  • our repertoire covers a huge range of attractive music in many styles from Baroque and Classical through to tangos, light jazz, pop and well known melodies from the movies, shows and musicals . Something for everyone!
  • we can give you excellent advice about appropriate music choices for your special occasion
  • we can perform in any venue or setting such as a church, vineyard, luxury lodge, private residence, garden, or even on the beach
  • our attention to detail and behind-the-scenes  preparation ensures that we are performing at our best for your event and that everything runs as seemlessly as possible

 Individually, the members of Elios  also  pursue active careers in the orchestral world, as well as teaching and performing chamber music. Elios members are members of Orchestra Wellington and  the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. As our first violinist is also an accomplished soprano saxophone player,you may wish to include some items for sax and strings at your event to add an extra dimension.

Originally established in 2004, reformed and renamed in 2007, the Elios Quartet is based in the Wellington area and will travel anywhere in New Zealand. Previous clients have included Scientific institutes, Chamber of Commerces, Colleges of General Practitioners, Bride of the Year Shows and International Toyota Executives to name a few, as well as many wedding couples.

Our quartet will provide you with a classy  musical setting for your special occasion. Enjoy browsing our website and please contact us if you have any questions.

The Elios String Quartet looks forward to playing for you!