Elegant String Duo, Trio, and Quartet


McMaster Strings is a Toronto String Quartet comprised of a collective of professional classical musicians that specialize in Wedding Ceremonies and Private Events in the Toronto, Ontario region,  but have collectively played across the globe. The group can consist of a Violin and Cello, or Violin, Viola, and Cello or the classic Toronto string quartet which consist of 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello. All instruments are also available in a solo format as well.


About Alex McMaster

About Alex McMaster

Band Leader


Since her graduation from the University of Toronto with an Honours B.A. in Music, Alex McMaster has been very active as a performer in the Toronto music scene.

Her string trio/quartet plays regularly at weddings and corporate functions, as well as on numerous studio recordings. Most notable among these was a recording of the song “Calling all Angels” by Jane Siberry, which appeared in the film “Pay it Forward”.

Alex also performs with, and does string arrangements for the group Classic Albums Live, including an orchestral arrangement of the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper” album which has been performed 3 times with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Air from Water Music – Handel
Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke/Purcell*
Trumpet Tune – Purcell*
Canon in D – Pachelbel
Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach*
1st movement of Spring from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi*
3rd movement of Spring from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi
1st movement of Autumn from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi*
3rd movement of Autumn from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi
2nd movement of Winter from the Four Seasons – Vivaldi
Theme from 1st Symphony – Brahms*
Signing of the Register and/or Solo

2nd movement from Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor – Bach*
Flower Duet from Lakme – Delibes
Andante from Divertimento No. 3 – Mozart
Ave Maria – Schubert+
Ave Maria – Bach/Gounod+
Panis Angelicus – Franck
Sheep May Safely Graze – Bach+
Meditation from Thais – Massenet
Air on the G String – Bach+

Ode to Joy – Beethoven
Rondeau – Mouret
Hornpipe from Water Music – Handel
Jewish Traditional Wedding

Erev Shel Shoshanim
Dodi Li
Erev Ba
The Eucalyptus Grove
Jerusalem of Gold
Yedid Nefesh
Siman Tov

* songs may also be used for recession
+ songs may also be used for procession

All You Need is Love
Eleanor Rigby
Here Comes the Sun
All I Want is You
Bittersweet Symphony
Time After Time
La Vie en Rose
Viva La Vida
Gabriel’s Oboe
The Princess Bride theme
My Cherie Amour
1) All You Need is Love
2) Eleanor Rigby
3) Here Comes the Sun
4) Something
5) All I Want is You
6) Bittersweet Symphony – the Verve
7) Black Star – Radiohead
8) Time After Time
9) La Vie en Rose
10) Viva La Vida
11) Gabriel’s Oboe (from the Mission soundtrack)
12)The Princess Bride theme
13)The Model – Kraftwerk
14) Clocks
15) In My Life
16) Yesterday
17) When I’m Sixty Four
18) Mother Nature’s Son
19) Like A Prayer
20) My Cherie Amour
1) All You Need is Love – Beatles
2)Eleanor Rigby – Beatles
3) Here Comes the Sun – Beatles
4) La Vie en Rose – Edith Piaf
5) Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
6) Moon River
7) My Cherie Amour – Stevie Wonder
8) All I Want Is You -U2
9) Love Theme from St. Elmo’s Fire
10) Clocks -Coldplay
11) Viva La Vida (Coldplay)
12) Heartbeats – the Knife
13) The Prayer – Andrea Bocelli


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