Palmetto Strings is a Mount Pleasant, South Carolina-based group that performs wedding ceremony music. Whether you want classical, jazz, pop or rock, they can provide elegant live music on your big day.
The group is led by Mike and Lauren Williams. Since 2001, they have performed and managed Palmetto Strings. Their members consist of music professors, teachers and members of local orchestras, including the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.
Palmetto Strings can set the mood at your wedding ceremony, cocktail hour or reception. They are open to learning new songs. Couples may choose from the following arrangements:
The wedding music group is willing to travel. They have performed weddings in Myrtle Beach, Savannah, Columbia and Hilton Head.
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Taylor · Married on 05/12/2012
Lauren and team provided wonderful string trio performance at our wedding and reception. Working with Lauren during the planning was easily especially thanks to email and the internet. Our event was held by the waterfront and we had a perfect first dance! We made the decision not to have an electronic PA system and keep the wedding 'natural and personal'; Palmetto Strings made it the right decision.
Mandy Adleman · Married on 02/16/2019
Lauren was so easy to work with and the trio knocked it out of the park! They were so responsive and helpful with my song choices and made me feel at ease and confident that they would do a great job- and they did! I would recommend them to anyone!Sent on 03/04/2019
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Angelica · Married on 10/28/2018
We chose Palmetto Strings based on their previous reviews (as we did with all of our vendors) and they did not disappoint! Lauren was extremely quick with her responses. Palmetto Strings was hired originally for 2 hours (ceremony and cocktail hour). I emailed Lauren several months before the wedding to ask if we could add on one more hour for dinner. She almost immediately responded and they were able to stay for dinner!
Their song list has plenty of choices for all ages. I didn't get to enjoy the music during the ceremony (due to paying attention to my husband and the officiant) but the music was beautiful during dinner.
We have only heard pleasant things from our guests and would not hesitate to hire them again!
Always our go-to for ceremony strings! Reliable, professional, amazing musicians! We love working with Palmetto Strings!
As a DJ, I am able to play ANYTHING the bride and groom request, and by the original artist. However, when it comes to live music for the ceremony, you can't beat live strings! Sure, mine will sound like the original artist because I play the "original artists''" work. There is something to be said about having actual stringed instruments playing for your ceremony. When you choose to do just that, I recommend Palmetto Strings!
Palmetto Strings... WOW! We are completely blown away by them every time! They are phenomenal musicians! Each wedding we have the privilege of working with them at, they pull out something new. They can perform classical music without missing a note, then play something new, modern and unexpected like Coldplay or The Red Hot Chili Peppers. Everything they play is absolutely beautiful. They are also super nice and wonderful to work with!