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String Poets At The Maryland Senate Floor
Wed Mar 16 , 2011

String Poets performs for The Maryland Senate on Wednesday March 17th, 2011, Saint Patrick's Day. Featured soloist is Senator Tim Ferguson who will sing Danny Boy (Londonderry Air) acompanied by the String Poets.

The tune is popular among the Irish diaspora and very well known throughout the world. it is played as the victory anthem of Northern Ireland  at the Commonwealth Games. "Danny Boy" is a popular set of lyrics to the tune.

Other seletions will include some popular Irish and American tunes performed by the String Quartet.

 
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Wanted to take a quick moment to thank all of you for the amazing performance last night. I just wish I could have been there longer, but our guests were blown away by the strings. Everything was perfect and really added to a great wedding day. Thanks again. Derek A.
Derek A., Keswick Hall, VA  
Charlottesville, VA string Quartet
I wanted to follow up with you and let you know how pleased I was with the quartet that played at my garden wedding last weekend in Alexandria. They were all exceptional musicians and our guests really appreciated all of the beautiful music that was played prior, during and after the ceremony. The two songs that they accompanied my brother-in-law on (The Prayer and Exodus) were simply moving and emotional for all. My brother-in-law, who is a professional opera singer and who has sung in many venues around the world, was most impressed with the quartet. Bravo! I spoke briefly with Jose (thought it was you) and told him that I wanted to tip the four of them, but would work through you to do so. Please advise how I would do so. I was not in a position to do so at that moment. Again, Radi, wonderful working with you and I would recommend String Poets to anyone looking to include music in their event. Regards, Leslie
Leslie M., Carlyle House, 121 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314  
Wedding Ceremony
The String Poets did an amazing job providing all the music for our wedding, from ceremony processional and recessional to cocktail hour to reception! These musicians are amazing, incredibly professional, and their sound is amazing. They also have an incredible repertoire, and had all of the pieces we wanted for our Jewish ceremony. Radhi Santos, the contact for the String Poets, was fantastic to work with- he was always very approachable and dedicated to making sure that we got exactly the lovely string quartet music we wanted. All in all, fantastic!! I highly recommend them.
rebecca, oseh shalom laurel MD  
From the first time I contacted Radhi Santos from String Poets, he was confident and enthusiastic about performing the ceremony and cocktail hour music for our wedding. He listened to what I wanted the atmosphere to be like, and suggested music to create the happy environment I wanted. Radhi was responsive, super professional, and the trio that played at the wedding sounded incredible. When I think back on my wedding day, one of the things I actually remember is the music String Poets was playing. It was nice not having to worry about this part of the wedding; completely worth it!
Natalia, Martins West  
Wedding Reception
Many thanks to the String Poets for playing at our wedding. The music played a very important part in our wedding, as you know, and you performed the pieces just as I wanted them to be played! At one point I was swaying to the music(I think it was Vocalise) and my husband even noticed me doing it, just in the moment and enjoying everything about the day. I'm sorry I didn't get to meet you in person! I was running a bit late from the hairdresser and I just had to get upstairs and get dressed and be ready in 30 min. Thank you again for making our day special for us! -Chris
Christine Cho\'s wedding, Greenville Country Club in Wilmington, DE  
Wedding Ceremony
Everyone loved String Poets' performance. I was very happy and satisfied!
-Dina C, Aberdeen, MD  
Wedding Ceremony
Radhi-you all were wonderful!! I want you to know your tip is coming in the mail. Please let me know if you don't get it:) the music was beautiful!!! Olivia and Nicole
Olivia, Silver Swan Bayside  
wedding ceremony and cocktail hour
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Ethan W., Alexandria, VA  
Wedding Ceremony
Thank you all for making this memorial service beautiful and memorable for all who attended. It is impossible to express one's thanks when there are so many sensibilities to take into account on such an ocassion. Your musicianship and the intelligence of the selections made the day for us all. And thank you for co-ordinating with the organist, Jeffrey Workman, and for working with me. I received your name from Robert Saladini, by the way, for whose father you performed a memorial service. He himself is an organist, and he praised your work. I am so grateful. Adrian Birne.
Adrian Birne, St. Marks Episcopal Church, Washington DC  
Memorial Service
"String Poets are talented and generous. Our memorial service at Wolftrap was a challenge as it included a classical set, a dove release and several secular pieces interspersed within a program. Extraordinary musicians and professionals, the String poets hit every challenging entry, page turn and pause. As a modest singer, I would recommend String Poets to enhance any gig. They make you sound like a star. Their accompaniment to Josh Groban piece ("To Where You Are") was straight from heaven
Melina S, Dulles, VA  
Memorial Cervice
"My daughter's wedding was planned in only three months. The String Poets (and their lead, Radhi Santos) were a dream to work with on repertory. The musical quality of the quartet is outstanding. Friends who regularly attend world-class concerts praised their talent and overall performance. You will be delighted to have them play for you at any occasion. "
Gerry O., The lodge events, PA  
Wedding Ceremony and cocktail hour
Just wanted to say thank you for the great job you guys did last night. I know I did not get a chance to speak with you, but all of the music sounded amazing! Thanks again for everything :) Best, Rachel
Rachel P., The Hotel At Arundel Preserve  
Wedding Ceremony
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