Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a lively city nestled against the shore of the beautiful Lake Michigan, one of the five Midwestern Great Lakes. Enduring a notoriously tough winter, the city truly comes alive during the vibrant summertime!

You can catch live music outdoors pretty much any day of the week during the Milwaukee summer, with classical strings filling outdoor venues, local establishments, and just about any space you could hope for!

Yes, Milwaukee has exceptional classical musicians in spades, thanks in part to the resident Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and its many other musical institutions and freelancers. Here are five string quartets you won’t want to miss, and should most definitely consider booking for your own private events year round:

Gabriel’s Horns

The fun, energetic, and exceptional talent of Gabriel’s Horns is sure to impress at every performance!

Gabriel’s Horns is pleased to be Milwaukee’s premiere provider of musicians for weddings, parties, corporate functions, and more. Offering strings, harp, pianists/organists, and then some, they’ll help you select the right musicians for your event at a great rate.

With many years of expertise Gabriel’s Horns make the process of selecting musicians and your song choices as easy as imaginable, so you can sit back and enjoy the music.


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Dream City Strings

Dream City Music

Dream City Strings is truly unlike any other local orchestral group. Having mastered stage management, they know how to engage and excite any crowd, at any function.

They’ll ensure your event is seamless no matter what arises.

Whether you’re looking for phenomenal live music for your wedding ceremony, reception, corporate event, or otherwise, the whole crowd will be listening and watching intently.


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Ernest Brusubardis IV String Quartet


Ernest Brusubardis IV brings a wealth of musical experience, knowledge, and artistry to each special event.

Servicing the Greater Milwaukee area as well as Southeastern Wisconsin, his primarily classical chamber outfit is well-versed in a variety of other musical styles, including bluegrass, jazz, traditional folk, or cover requests.

Priding himself on furnishing expert and beautiful renditions for your event – be it a wedding, cocktail party, corporate event, family gatherings, or general entertainment – he will collaborate with you to strike the right balance and theme.

See what makes Ernest a truly exquisite professional.


Caprice String Quartet


A classical music ensemble based in the greater metropolitan area of Milwaukee, WI, Caprice String Quartet brings musical excellence to each stage they stand on.

Established in 2001, Caprice has more than a decade of experience performing at public and private events in some of Milwaukee’s most popular venues for notable clients such as GE Medical, Harley Davidson, We Energies and the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM).

You’ll want to be sure to catch them live, whether it’s for your own private booking, or at one of Milwaukee’s many wonderful live events.


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Milwaukee String Quartet

Milwaukee String Quartet

Situated in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and serving the greater southeastern Wisconsin area, Milwaukee String Quartet has over 20 years of industry experience.

Specializing in wedding ceremony and reception performances, Milwaukee String Quartet is composed of four professional musicians who regularly perform in such prestigious symphonies as the Milwaukee Symphony and the Wisconsin Philharmonic.

Dedicated to providing a superior experience, MSQ endeavors to provide truly sophisticated musical excellence for every occasion.


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Sound The Strings

Whether you’re looking for entertainment at your private or corporate event, or looking to catch some live tunes out and about, these five string quartets all make for exceptional experiences. Be sure to watch out for these celestial strings in the Milwaukee and surrounding areas.