About Us

The Ulster String Quartet is comprised of some of the leading musicians working in Northern Ireland.

Formed by Ulster Orchestra violinist Danny McCann-Williams in Belfast in 2010, the Ulster String Quartet has gone onto become one of the leading string quartets around and we have been mesmerising audiences and adding our special touch and expertise to weddings, special occasions and corporate events across Northern and Southern Ireland.

Using only the best freelance professional musicians, our reputation as one of the leading performing groups is long established - together with our excellent, friendly customer service.

We have collaborated with some of the leading recording artists, singer songwriters and music producers here in NI both and are equally at home both in the studio and performing live on stage.

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Putting a face to the name……. Danny McCann-Williams

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All our correspondence, from your first enquiry up to the day itself, is with Danny - whether via email, phone-call or social media, Danny is on hand to help answer questions and guide you through the creative process - ensuring you have your perfect soundtrack to your event.

Danny is also behind many of our string arrangements - both for live events and our collaborations and recordings. Using the latest Sibelius and Logic Pro software, Danny can recreate your favourite songs to be performed on your special day/event as well as provide the perfect strings for any recordings.

As well as writing string arrangements, Danny has also orchestrated music for prestigious performances including the London Welsh Festival of male Voices at the Royal Albert hall in London.

Reviews

Ally & Alan
September 2021 - Lissanoure Castle

“Thank you all so much! We loved having you play on Saturday and can we just say how very talented and professional you all are! An absolute dream to work with. Thank you all again!"

Nichola & Conall
July 2021 - Church of the Assumption, Magherafelt

“Thanks guys - Absolutely amazing at your job!!”

Emma & Eddie
July 2021 - Culloden Estate and Spa

“We’ve had nothing but compliments about how cracking you were. You really helped make our day so special, particularly arranging our favourite songs so perfectly. Thanks so much to you all!”

Colleen & Thomas
September 2021 - Clonabreany House

“Thank you! We all really enjoyed the Ulster String Quartet. Everyone commented on how beautiful the music was. Thank you again for everything.”

Alex & Allan
August 2021 - Ivory Pavilion

“Thank you for providing the music for our ceremony and drinks reception. It was beautiful. You guys have been so understanding and accommodating with us having to postpone twice but on Saturday we finally made it and it was perfect! Would highly recommend the Ulster String Quartet!”

Sarah & John
October 2021 - Clandeboye Lodge Hotel

“We recently had Ulster String Quartet play at our wedding and we can honestly say they were amazing! We have had so many compliments about them and how beautiful it was. From the moment we booked them up until our wedding, they have been an absolute dream to work with, especially having to postpone due to Covid. They are accommodating, friendly, approachable and true professionals at what they do. Thanks so much USQ for helping us make our day exactly what we wanted!”

Lucinda & Alistair
August 2021 - Cabra Castle

“Thank you so much for providing such beautiful music at both our ceremony and reception. We really appreciate how accommodating and supportive you were throughout all of our reorganisation and for creating the beautiful arrangement for our processional.”

Rachael & Graeme
October 2021 - Galgorm Resort

“Thank you very much - we loved every minute of the Ulster String Quartet playing!”

Tracy & Daniel
October 2021 - Old Rectory Killyman

“Thank you so much - you were fantastic!”

Louise & David
August 2021 - Slieve Donard Resort

“The music was perfect and we loved how you played our selected pieces. Both of us and our guests loved every moment you were playing. Thank you so much - you made our ceremony feel so special.”

Alex & Michael
June 2021 - Killeavy Castle

“Thank you for creating the most magical ambience and for such perfect performances. You exceeded our expectations and our guests raved about your music!”

Olivia & Hongjie
June 2021 - Slieve Donard Resort

“Thank you so much Ulster String Quartet!! The music was beautiful and added so much to our day! We were so glad you were able to be there. Thank you!”

Vicky & Paddy
May 2021 - St Aidans Chapel, Magilligan

“Thank you so much! You were AMAZING!! We couldn’t be any happier - and the arrangement you did was just perfect!!”

Megan & Colm
November 2021 - Rathmullan House

“We LOVE you!!!! Thank you for making our wedding so special!!”

Francesca & Stuart
30th December 2021 - Roe Park Estate, Limavady

"Absolutely Fabulous! Everyone loved your music - thank you so much for everything!"

 

Suzanne & Jason
19th November 2021 - Culloden Estate

"We just wanted to say a massive thank you to USQ for playing at our wedding. We had so many comments about how beautiful the music was. Hands down the best money we spent for our wedding!"

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