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Patrick Friend

Accomplished organist and pianist Patrick Friend is available to provide a musical accompaniment to all aspects of your day including during the Church service or civil ceremony, as well as later during the wedding breakfast. Patrick can accommodate most requirements and he is able to offers a truely professional and bespoke service to each of our couples at Hengrave Hall.

01787 375 791

Matt Carter

Matt’s experience and knowledge, built up over many years of playing live, ensures that he will always provide an extremely professional and tailored service. He has provided live piano music for countless weddings at Hengrave Hall, playing the beautiful Reidsohn grand piano for wedding breakfasts in the Long Gallery, along with providing his own digital baby grand piano for civil ceremonies, church ceremonies and drinks receptions.

Matt has a wide and ever-expanding repertoire of songs stretching through the decades. Whether you wish to enjoy the music of Pachelbel or Paul Weller, Sinatra or Ed Sheeran, Cole Porter, Christina Perri or The Killers, Matt will make sure that every song will be played with flair and class.

01284 700 014 / 0777 073 4414

Scintillo String Quartet

The Suffolk-based Scintillo String Quartet specialises in providing a bespoke musical experience for weddings and relish the opportunity to play the music you’d love to hear as the soundtrack to your celebrations. Whether it be contemporary pop covers, Classical favourites or film soundtracks, their ever-expanding, diverse repertoire is always played with panache and elegance to enhance any part of your day.

Working as freelance musicians, between them the members of the quartet boast a wealth of musical experience, including performing with the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, the Iceni Ensemble, English Serenata, live performances on BBC Radio 4, at St John’s Smith’s Square, Covent Garden, The Comedy Store in Leicester Square, at the 2012 Olympics, for HM The Queen & HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, Pixie Lott, Razorlight & The Maccabees, and recently featuring on SKY TLC when they performed for the wedding of Alex and Olivia Bowen-Buckland.
Whether it be Classical music for a ceremony in the chapel, contemporary pop covers for a drinks reception on the West Terrace, film and theatre favourites during your wedding breakfast or your special song for a romantic first dance in the courtyard, as Suffolk’s most highly regarded string quartet for weddings and events, they are committed to providing each couple with an individualised, personal service and look forward to hearing how they can enhance your day.

07786 228 388


Hengrave Hall, Suffolk Wedding Venue

Hengrave Hall, Suffolk Wedding Venue