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Ceremony Music in Boulder,
(303) 444-6765

About Us

Ptarmigan String Quartet earns awards every year for it's amazing live musical performances for events and Weddings in Colorado. Ptarmigan includes violins, viola, and cello, and is one of Colorado's most talented and sought-after string quartets! We perform for events in Denver, Boulder, Estes Park, Evergreen, Golden, Littleton, Ft. Collins, Gennessee and many other Colorado locations. Many Colorado Venues, such as Wedgewod Weddings, and Della Terra and Sky View in Estes Park, include Ptarmigan String Quartet on their Preferred Vendors Lists! Ptarmigan provides Bliss Benefits though the Wedgewood venues including Wedgewood Boulder Creek, Wedgewood Brittany Hill, and Wedgewood Tapestry House.

Our performance of Custom Music helps you create a unique Set List that is individualized for you including song choices that are Classical; Contemporary; Classic Rock; Pops and much more. Ptarmigan performs all your favorite Classical music and covers Comtemporary music too by Adele, John Legend, Lanye West, Coldplay, Jason Mraz, Bruno Mars, The Shins, One Republic, Ed Sheeran, and many more. We are williing to learn and perform special-request songs too. So if you don't see your song in our extensive song list, just ask.

Communications with you are prompt, detailed, and easy. Ptarmigan is receptive to your needs and wants and handles special requests flawlessly. We are accommodating and specialize in helping you create a perfect musical backdrop for your ceremony, party, or reception! Based on Customer Reviews, Ptarmigan has earned BRIDES' CHOICE AWARDS for 2012-2009, and the BEST of 2019 - 2012 Awards for excellent musical performances and service. Clients say: “YOU ALL WERE AMAZING!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR GREAT WORK – VERY PROFESSIONAL AND A PLEASURE TO WORK WITH AND LISTEN TO!”

Our services follow COVID-19 guidelines and protocols for the State of Colorado, CDC, and all local cities and venues where we perform. When we perform for your event, we wear masks and sit apart from each other and far enough away from our guests to create adequate social distancing. Our contract has provisions that accommodate any cancellations that might have to occur due to COVID-19.

MUSIC CHOICES: Ptarmigan performs all the standard Classical music plus Contemporary; Rock and Pops (Beatles, Zeppelin, etc) and more! Below is a list of our most-requested Contemporary music. Visit our website for a more complete list of all the genres of music we perform!

CONTEMPORARY . . . See our website list of hundreds of songs in lots of styles -- Classical, Rock, Pops and more!
All of Me - John Legend
All of the Lights Kayne West
Best Day of My Life American Authors
Bittersweet Symphony - Verve
Clocks - Coldplay
Everlong – Foo Fighters
Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
Hello - Adele
Home – Edward Sharpe
Hoppiapola – Sigur Ros
Hysteric – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
I Choose You – Sara Boreilles
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
Island in the Sun - Weezer
It’s Been Awhile Staind
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Latch – Sam Smith
Like Two Sparrows in a Hurricane – Tanya Tucker
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Marry Me - Train
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Mr Brightside The Killers (trio)
New Slang - The Shins
Over the Rainbow – Hawaiian, IZ arr. Stephen Taylor
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Secrets – One Republic arr Becvar
She - Costelo
Skinny Love – Birdy
Still Alive – Portal video game
Stolen – Dashboard Confessional
The Story - Brandi Carlile
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Thousand Years - Perri
Viva-la-Vida - Coldplay
Yellow - Coldplay


For more information, please contact us any time at 303-444-6765 and/or email: [email protected]

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Kelly Marinelli

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  • Ptarmigan Quartet was perfect for my event. They were professional, talented, and added just the right touch with music that was exactly what I asked for. Their fees are reasonable and worth every penny and more. Highly recommend them!

    responded with the following comments.

    Dear Kelly, thank you for your review of Ptarmigan String Quartet! We enjoyed working with you and appreciate your nice comments about our performance and service. Thanks again!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Ceremonymusic

    What is the starting price for wedding ceremony music?

    $ 675.00

    What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

    $ 887.00

    Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

    Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Learn New Songs, Microphones

    What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?

    Instrumental - Trio, Orchestra, String - Trio, String - Quartet, String - Quintet

    How many musicians are in your band(s)?

    4 - 6

    What instruments does your group play?

    Cello, Viola, Violin

    What services do you provide?

    Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Instrumentals, Learn New Songs, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Rehearsal Dinner Music, Sample Performances

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