Columbia River Strings

Portland, Portland, OR 97202 Map · Phone number
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About Columbia River Strings

An award-winning wedding ensemble in Portland, Oregon, Columbia River Strings provides classic, modern and timeless wedding entertainment. Comprised of a group of colleagues from the Oregon Symphony and Portland Opera Ballet Orchestra, this company offers couples an extensive repertoire, ranging from jazz classics to pop hits. Dedicated to making your wedding day exactly as you and you significant other imagined, Columbia River Strings is sure to leave everyone entertained!

Check us out on Instagram for recent pictures and video clips @ColumbiaRiverStrings!


Services Offered
Columbia River Strings offers couples an assortment of entertainment services. Options include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Rehearsal dinner music
  • Ceremony music
  • Cocktail hour music
  • Reception music
  • Instrumentals
  • New songs

Areas Covered
The Columbia River Strings team proudly offers wedding entertainment to newlywed couples located in Portland, Oregon. Said services are extended to interested couples throughout Beaverton, Oregon and Gresham, Oregon.

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68 Reviews for Columbia River Strings

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Rachael M. · Getting married on 06/06/2025

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    Extremely talented!

    I recently had the pleasure of working with Columbia River Strings at the Art of Weddings Venue Crawl and I cannot say enough great things about them. Everyone at the event was constantly remarking on how incredibly talented they are. They were amazing to work with and I would recommend them to anyone who needs music at their wedding.

    Sent on 12/13/2019

    Columbia River Strings's reply:

    Thanks for inviting us to play this year Rachael. It was a pleasure working with you, and we much look forward to collaborating on more events.
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    Lynn S. · Getting married on 07/24/2021

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    Highly recommend Columbia Strings Musicians

    It was a pleasure working with Columbia Strings. Rebecca responded quickly to my emails and answered all our questions in a timely manner. We received lots compliments from family and friends attending our daughter's wedding on how much they enjoyed hearing live music as opposed to a DJ playing during the ceremony. The musicians added a touch of class to our event. Thank you.

    Sent on 11/19/2018
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    Kristin B. · Married on 02/08/2021

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    Awesome Musicians and Easy Booking

    I heard Columbia River Strings at a wedding venue crawl back in early 2020 and tracked them down when we decided to do an intimate outdoor ceremony in August. We hired a string duo (cellist and violinist) through Columbia River Strings and they sounded fantastic! It was very easy to book the musicians and was a good value. They had a variety of classical, pop, and jazz songs to pick from on their website to design our own playlist. We would definitely recommend using this company to friends and family!

    Sent on 11/09/2020

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
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Columbia River Strings FAQ

  • What is the starting price for wedding ceremony music?
    $ 300.00
  • What is the price of your most popular wedding package?
    $ 565.00
  • Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?
    Ceremony Music
    Cocktail Hour Music
    Reception Music
    Rehearsal Dinner Music
  • What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?
    Instrumental - Solo
    Instrumental - Duo
    Instrumental - Trio
    Orchestra
    String - Trio
    String - Quartet
    String - Quintet
  • How many musicians are in your band(s)?
    1 - 3
    4 - 6
    7+
  • What instruments does your group play?
    Cello
    Flute
    Harp
    Piano
    Trumpet
    Viola
    Violin
  • What services do you provide?
    Ceremony Music
    Cocktail Hour Music
    Instrumentals
    Learn New Songs
    Liability Insurance
    Microphones
    Reception Music
    Rehearsal Dinner Music
    Sound/PA System

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