About Arioso Strings

String Quartets, Quintets, Trios, Duos and Soloists for Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill

Arioso Strings creates the ultimate elegant wedding or event.

Performing in the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill area. Providing live classical music that will add the perfect elegance, and beauty to your wedding.  String Quartets, String Quintets, String Trios, Violin & Cello Duos, Violin & Guitar Duos and several Instrumental Soloists. Our soloists include classical guitar,  violin, cello, trumpet and a wonderful vocalist to make your special occasion perfect.

These highly trained and experienced professionals play with the NC Symphony, The Chamber Orchestra of The Triangle, DPAC, The NC Theater, The Carolina Ballet and the North Carolina Opera. Their years of experience performing together create the best live classical music in the area.

Mary Page Block, owner of Arioso Strings, enjoys working with couples to create an elegant atmosphere for one of the most important times of their lives. She is experienced with the musical coordination of hundreds of weddings from large formal events to small casual gatherings of a few friends.   Her knowledge, experience and organization make the planning process for this portion of the wedding stress-free and wonderful for the couple getting married.

Arioso String's on-line music sample collection is one of the largest in the country.  It allows our clients to easily hear many of their musical options. These are performed by the musicians of Arioso Strings and the quality of the samples allows one to truly experience the musicians beforehand and to easily choose their ideal music.

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Contact: mary@ariosostrings.com or 919-616-0418

Hear our String Quartet play the newest hits at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtLnAz3fNTHeD7-Q1vSydEA

Categories: Wedding Musician

Regions serviced: Raleigh, Wilmington

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Arioso Strings provided a string quartet for our wedding, and I couldn't be happier with their contribution to our ceremony. I am a professional musician myself, so I was very particular in choosing repertoire for the prelude, processional, and recessional. They were not standard choices for a wedding, so I appreciated all the preparation they put into making sure it would all go off without a hitch. In addition, my father (a composer) wrote an interlude for the string quartet to perform with him on harp. It was such a beautiful addition to the ceremony, and the quartet did a splendid job with it. Mary's professionalism and attention to detail put my mind at ease while planning the wedding, and I was very happy with their beautiful playing for our ceremony.

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Profile Picture Karen, 8/26/18, 12 Reviews
Category: Ceremony Music
Services Used: Ceremony, Cello, Viola, Violin, String-Quartet

We booked Arioso Strings for our daughter's wedding at Fearrington Gardens. It was a pleasure to work with Mary Block of Arioso Strings from start to finish. Our guests enjoyed the music before the ceremony and also at the cocktail hour following the ceremony. We would definitely have Arioso Strings again.

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Category: Ceremony Music

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Do you want beautiful music for your ceremony? Are you unsure if strings will sound good in an outdoor setting as well as indoors? (tip - it will) Do you love beautiful music performed by professionals with true feeling and artistry? Then contact Arioso Strings and talk to them about booking their amazingly talented musicians for your wedding. I can guarantee you will be VERY glad you did.

Having Arioso Strings play at your wedding is a delightful experience! We can not say enough about how wonderful and professional they are. We would recommend them to any couple looking to have a classy and beautiful sound at their special event celebration.

There’s just something about having musicians performing live at an event that steps things up to the next level of elegance. O.K. so maybe I’m a little biased, having a penchant for classical music, when I endorse Arioso Strings. The truth be known, I have a tremendous appreciation for premium quality and amazing talent . . . and that is what you get when you choose Arioso Strings to perform at your event. As an industry leader, we have been gifted with the opportunity to meet, team up with, and recommend some of the area’s best entertainers and service professionals. Mary Block and her ensemble teams create an atmosphere of charm, style, and grace for any event. So when it comes to recommending and endorsing other service providers, we do so with thoughtful consideration of the standards of quality and value those providers bring to the market. Whether your needs are for wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, corporate mixer or a simple soirée, it is our pleasure and honor to include Mary Block and Arioso Strings on our list of preferred professionals and to recommend them to you with our highest regards. It is a genuine privilege to know and to work with Mary Block and the accomplished musicians of Arioso Strings and you and your guests will enjoy the amazing results they will bring to your special event.

Mary is wonderful to work with. I know when my couples hire her musicians, they are going to arrive on-time, impeccably dressed, and ready to go! The musicians are well-trained and play beautifully. I feel confident that the ceremony is going to go well when Arioso Strings is in the house!


Cary, NC 27511   See On Map
919-616-0418 (phone)
Arioso Strings is a wedding String Quartet, String Trio,, violin and guitar duo and solo guitar from Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill servicing weddings throughout the local area, including Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Arioso Strings is a professional string quartet, string trio and duo that has been part of the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill wedding industry since 2006 specializing in String quartet, string trio, solo guitar wedding music.