Urban Strings

Urban Strings is South Africa’s first multi-instrumental music collective. Officially formed in 2016, Urban Strings is made up 16 talented and diverse musicians from South Africa. Fronted by vocalist, violinist and multi-disciplinary creative Larah Eksteen, the diverse ensemble exudes a distinctive sound which paints an authentic ambiance in live performances.

Brought together by their musical disciplines, the pool of talented professionals features vocals, violinists, viola players, cellists, double bassists, two electric harpists, a pianist and guitarist. All members are industry professionals and collaborate with various local and International artists in their personal capacity. This creates fluidity in sound and performance within the collective, making space for contemporary and innovative production.

Urban Strings’ artists have been entertaining wedding couples and their guests since 2003, performing at exquisite venues nationwide such as Boschendal, Vergelegen, Haute Cabrière Mount Nelson, Lourensford, Memoire, Saxon Hotel, Shepstone Gardens, Oakfield Farm, Inimitable and many more.

"You guys were and are amazing!"

Zavion Kotze, Owner @ Zavion Kotze Events Company

"Urban Strings was amazing! Thank you so much, our wedding day was the best!”

Kim Cox,Bride

"We got a lot of compliments about your playing and everyone loved the music. Was great having you as part of our day."

Jannes van der Wath, Groom

With many years of experience we have put together an extensive and unique repertoire to suit the atmosphere of every wedding.

We offer a variety of options, ranging from solo musicians to a traditional string quartet. We pay attention to detail and love being part of any wedding.

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