Zest String Quartet

String Quartet - Auckland

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Artist Bio

  • Artist Type Bands
  • Location Auckland
  • Genre Classical, Easy Listening
  • Members 4
  • Price Mid-range

Looking to add the touch of pizzazz to your event?

Zest String Quartet helps you draw your guests into the immediacy of the moment, providing an ambience of effortless elegance. Versatile, dynamic and sophisticated, our music helps you craft an intimate experience which will echo in the memories of your guests long after they’ve said their farewells.

We are able to perform as a quartet, trio, duo or even solo, to fit with your venue or budget considerations.

If you’d like to find out more about how we can bring the finishing touch to your event, we’d love to hear from you.


Perfect ambience! Our guests loved it. Zest was easy to organise, showed up with no hassles and tied in smoothly with the speeches Ben & Judy Wedding - 12 January 2018

A pleasure always to have you come and perform. Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki - 15 July 2017

A big thank you to Zest String Quartet, they were fantastic and really made the Church part of the day that bit more special. Alex and Joyce Wilson - Wedding - 17 February 2018

Thankyou to Zest Duo for a wonderful performance Annie Rowley - private function - 9 February 2018

Zest string quartet were very good; polite and lovely ladies. Everything went very well. Helena Bay Lodge; Christmas Eve Function - 24 December 2017

Thanks to you both (Zest Duo); we all enjoyed the performance! Gary Qi Realty - 8 January 2018

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Audio Samples

Cumparsita - Rodrigo

Country Club - Joplin

Air from Water Music - Handel

Song List

We perform in a wide range of styles; choose the mood or
mix that fits your event best! A list of representative pieces from our most popular styles is below but if you have a particular favourite you’d like to hear, please ask us as we may well have it in our repertoire already.

Classical Elegance

Water Music - Handel
Suite in D - Bach
Theme from Pride and Prejudice - Davis
Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda - Ponchielli
Quartet in G - Mozart
A Little Night Music - Mozart
Spring Theme - Vivalid (arr)
Winter Theme - (Vivaldi (arr)
Valses Nobles – Schubert
Norwegian Dance - Grieg

Lyrical Charm

Come Back to Sorrento - Curtis
Moon River - Mancini
O Mio Babbino Caro - Puccini
O Sole Mio - Capua
Liebesleid - Kriesler
Canzonetta from Carmen - Bizet
Habanera from Carmen - Bizet
Game of Thrones theme ‘Winter is coming’ - Ramin Djawadi
My Heart Will Go On - from Titanic
Flower Duet from Lakmé - Delibes
I’m falling in love with someone - Victor Herbert
Londonderry Air

Playful Glamour

Tango - Albeniz
La Paloma (the Dove) - Yradier
El Choclo - Villodo
La Cumparsita - Rodriguez
Brindisi - Verdi
Ragtime Dance - Joplin
Country Club- Joplin
Funiculi-Funicula - Denza
Bad Romance - Lady Gaga

Traditional Wedding Favourites

Canon - Pachelbel
Bridal Chorus - Wagner
Trumpet Tune - Clarke
Wedding March - Mendelssohn
Air on the G String - Bach
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring - Bach
Serenade - Schubert
Ave Maria - Bach-Gounoud
Hornpipe from Water Music - Handel

Contemporary Wedding Favourites

‘Married Life’ – theme from Up - Michael Giacchino
La Vie en Rose
You Raise me Up - Josh Groban
Stand by Me - Ben E King
Halo - Beyonce