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On behalf of all of the guests at our wedding ceremony and wedding reception, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Kaleidoscope String Quartet, Portsmouththe Kaleidoscope String Quartet for helping to ensure that our day was such an outstanding success. We were particularly impressed by the Classical String Quartet’s diverse, elegant and stylish repertoire. Gareth and I certainly thought that your performance was first class and we will greatly treasure our memories of the day. We both thought Kaleidoscope Music and Entertainment were extremely good value for money and we will have no hesitation in using your music services again, or recommending you to others in the future. Please pass on our sincere thanks to the musicians in the Kaleidoscope String Quartet(String Quartet at Lainston House, Winchester, Hampshire)

Many thanks to the Jazz Quartet for playing at the wedding reception, it was much appreciated. Jonathan and Raquel asked me to say they were delighted. The musicians played beautifully. (Jazz Band at Randolph Hotel, Oxford)

I must thank you both for your time and your talent at the Chaplains Conference Dinner. Our guests commented on entering the dinning room about how the wonderful music immediately created such a special atmosphere. It means so much to us to hear the National Anthem played in such a pleasing style. We look forward to booking you again for our dinner next year. (Classical Violin and Piano Duo at Amport House, Andover)

Kaleidoscope String Quartet, HampshirePersonally, can I thank the Kaleidoscope String Quartet for a wonderful performance, many people have commented on how much they enjoyed the music during the regimental dinner. I will always keep you in mind for future events at the SNCO’s Mess, Baker Barracks and recommend your music services to others. As an ex Royal Marines Bandsman, your advice during the evening regarding the Loyal Toast and Grace was greatly appreciated. (String Quartet at Senior Rates Mess, Baker Barracks, Thorney Island, Hampshire)

Well – what can I say. You made the evening last night. what you did was just perfect. I had so many positive comments about your music it would make your heads swell. I really appreciated too the trouble you took to get hold of the music we required. I am sure I will be in touch again with you shortly. (String Quartet – Wedding in Hampshire)

I just wanted to thank the Kaleidoscope String Quartet for making our 25th Wedding Anniversary celebrations at Goodwood Kennels so enjoyable. A wonderful performance. (String Quartet at Goodwood Kennels, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex)

Thank you very much for playing at our wedding service and reception. It was very much appreciated and made the day that little bit more special. (String Quartet at Chewton Glen, New Forest, Hampshire)

Just had to write and thank you for a wonderful concert this evening, we all enjoyed it so much. We especially enjoyed the singing – my wife was the ‘noisy’ one singing descant in the front row. We look forward to future concerts with the Kaleidoscope Salon Orchestra (Royal Marines Museum Christmas Concerts, Eastney, Portsmouth, Hampshire)

Thank you very much for the music at our daughter’s wedding ceremony and wedding reception last Saturday. It was excellent! Kaleidoscope Palm Court TrioMy father particularly enjoyed the overture to ‘Pirates of Penzance’ as he was a member of a Savoyards group when he was younger. The choice and performance by the Kaleidoscope Palm Court Trio were both superb. Fortunately, we only have one daughter, otherwise we’d look no further for music if we had another wedding day to organise. We would have no hesitation in recommending kaleidoscope to others. (Palm Court Trio at Chewton Glen, New Forest, Hampshire)

Thank you so much to the Kaleidoscope Palm Court Trio for making Leslie’s 50th birthday party so special with your music. We were delighted with your playing and our guests made lots of lovely comments. (Palm Court Trio at Langrish House, Petersfield, Hampshire)

A short note to thank you for the wonderful music your Kaleidoscope String Quartet provided during our wedding ceremony and wedding reception at Manor Barn, it certainly added that special extra something to what was a wonderful day. (Wedding String Quartet at Manor Barn, Buriton, Petersfield, Hampshire)

May I thank you and particularly the Kaleidoscope Palm Court Trio for the wonderful entertainment you provided at our wedding reception in Weymouth. We would not hesitate to recommend them in the future. (Kaleidoscope Authentic Palm Court Trio in Weymouth, South West England)

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Kaleidoscope String Quartet for the lovely music at my daughters Sarah’s wedding ceremony and wedding reception. I was a little concerned when I found out that the England Football match was being played until five o’clock but this was all forgotten when I was in the ‘wedding room’ and you were playing your beautiful music. My daughter’s wedding was just magical with your music and I would like to thank you again for making it such a special day and a day to remember for the rest of her life. (String Quartet at New Place, Wickham, Southampton, Hampshire)

Fever Party BandJust a quick email to say thank you to Fever Band for playing such a fantastic set at our wedding reception on Friday. We both had an amazing day and the band and yourself were a big part of that. Many of friends and family have commented how good the music was and if you do release any material, please let me know. (Fever Pop & Commercial Band at HMS Warrior, Portsmouth, Hampshire)

Thank you for the wonderful music performed by your Kaleidoscope String Quartet at our wedding ceremony and wedding reception at Manor Barn. It certainly added that special extra something to what was a wonderful day. (String Quartet at Manor Barn, Buriton, Petersfield, Hampshire)

We all thoroughly enjoyed our Golden Wedding anniversary celebration held on board HMS Warrior. Everyone has commented on the choice of music and the expertise of the Kaleidoscope Palm Court Trio. You played a huge part in making the event so enjoyable and the playing of the violin solo ‘Gypsy Carnival’ was admired by all. Please pass on our thanks to the musicians. (Palm Court Trio at HMS Warrior, Portsmouth, Hampshire)

We were delighted with the music, and I found walking down the aisle during the wedding ceremony to “Forgotten Dreams” quite emotional! Please say a huge thank you to the musicians for us as they definitely played an important Kaleidoscope Cocktail Pianist, Hampshirepart in our very special day. Thank you for all your help in the run up to the day. (Cocktail Pianist at Tithe Barn, Ditcham, Petersfield, Hampshire)

I am writing to thank you once again on behalf of the Principal Roman Catholic Chaplain (Army), Monsignor Stephen Alker MBE QHC VG and his chaplains, for your supremely professional musical services at our Chaplains Mess Dinner Night last week. Your presence, as ever, enhanced the occasion for everyone present, and your choice of music was much enjoyed. We are truly grateful for your presence each year as it makes such a difference to the evening. We shall no doubt be in touch again in the near future, but in the meantime enjoy your summer. (Violin and Piano Dinner Duo at Amport House, Andover, Hampshire)

Kaleidoscope Barn Dance BandThank you so much for your personal contribution to our daughter’s wedding reception at Cain Manor. Pogles Wood Barn Dance Band were absolutely ‘First Class’ entertainment. Following introductions to the band the caller in his unique friendly style then quickly ensured all the wedding guests joined together for the first folk dance – an ‘awesome’ start to the evening of fun and dance for our UK and American guests. All our thank you cards included comments on the excellent music and dancing instruction of the Folk Group. Our Bride and Groom, Laura and Aaron – Mr and Mrs Bonnell presently on honeymoon in St Lucia – also send their special thank you. We will certainly continue to ‘sing the praises’ of your company, Kaleidoscope, and the professional musical expertise of Pogles Wood. (Pogles Wood Barn Dance Band at Tithe Barn, Ditcham, Petersfield, Hampshire)

Just wanted to say a very big thank you for Ooh Baby Ooh on Sunday at my parents 70th Birthday party. They were hugely popular and fantastic! Many thanks for arranging them, it made the party. (Ooh Baby Ooh Vocal Trio in London, UK)

Just a note to say how very much we enjoyed the playing of the Kaleidoscope Palm Court Trio at our Ruby Wedding Anniversary Celebration. I would be grateful if you would pass on to them our thanks for their delightful music which not only was enjoyed and appreciated by our guests but also contributed to the success of the event. (Palm Court Trio in Winchester, Hampshire)

Please could you pass on our thanks to Pogles Wood Barn Dance Band, we all had a thoroughly good time and the band were great. (Pogles Wood Band in Hampshire)Solo Violinist, Hampshire

May I take this opportunity to note how much everyone enjoyed your contribution to the evening. We look forward to renewing
our acquaintance on future occasions.(Solo Violinist at Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire)

We just wanted to say thank you for contributing to our evening on the Warrior. The Kaleidoscope Palm Court Trio were punctual, smart, friendly – and played just the right classical and popular music! Many, many thanks. Unfortunately, when they left we were doing a short tour of the ship and didn’t have the opportunity to thank the musicians – please pass on thanks on my behalf. It all went very smoothly. (Palm Court Trio at HMS Warrior, Portsmouth, Hampshire, South East England)

Just a quick thank you to you and your excellent musicians for the entertainment provided at Warbrook House. The Kaleidoscope String Quartet was delightful, as usual, and was under close scrutiny as we couldn’t go outside due to the rain. So well done to them! I didn’t get the chance to say goodbye to them when they left as it was in the middle of the meal. Please could you pass on my sincere thanks to the musicians. Sorry this is rather late – just got back from holiday. (Wedding String Quartet at Warbrook House, Eversley, Reading, Berkshire)

Jazz Guitar Duo, HampshireI just wanted to express our thanks, belatedly, for the evening’s entertainment that you organised for our Wedding Anniversary Party. Please pass on to both Doug and John our thanks as well – the Jazz Guitar Duo really helped us celebrate in style! (French Cafe Jazz Guitar Duo in Hampshire)

Thank you for sending me a replacement CD which has arrived safely. Sorry I was unable to trace the original one. It really is a super production. It brings back memories of our wedding when Matthew Dennison led a Kaleidoscope Palm Court Trio at our wedding reception. Can’t wait for your next Christmas Concert! (Royal Marines Museum Christmas Concerts, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire)

Just wanted to say, and I apologise for being a late in saying this, a very big thank you to the Kaleidoscope String Quartet for providing the excellent musical background to our Trafalgar Night Dinner last week. Sir Peter (our Chairman of Trustees) and Colin White (Director) have also asked that I pass on their very sincere thanks to you for helping to make the evening another huge success. Thank you. (String Quartet at Royal Naval Museum, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, Hampshire)

I would just like to say a huge thank you for all you have done to help me with putting together my part of what was an outstanding occasion. I simply couldn’t have done it without your professional musicians and all the effort your agency put in – especially at the 11th hour! Once again thank you Kaleidoscope Music. (Various Wedding Musicians in West Sussex)

On behalf of myself, the Lady Mayoress and her husband I am writing to thank you for inviting us to the Kaleidoscope Concert Orchestra, HampshireKaleidoscope Concert. The Kaleidoscope Salon Orchestra provided a splendid performance which we all thoroughly enjoyed. Thank you too for arranging that a collection on behalf of my appeal could be collected by my colleagues. Thank you again for an excellent evening of entertainment. (Kaleidoscope Salon Orchestra, Portsmouth, Hampshire)

Just writing to say that my family and I enjoyed your Christmas Concert given by the Kaleidoscope Salon Orchestra and look forward to many more! (Kaleidoscope Christmas Concerts, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire)

Thank you Kaleidoscope, Sarah sang very beautifully and was admired by everyone. She helped to make our wedding day the most wonderful day in our lives.(Opera Vocalist in Southampton, Hampshire)

Thank you for all your efforts last evening and in particular for the splendid way in which the Kaleidoscope String Quartet coped with the many and varied changes. The playing in the Wardroom during dinner at the end of the evening was quite magnificent. (String Quartet onboard HMS Warrior Ship, Portsmouth, Hampshire)
Kaleidoscope String Quartet, Tithe Barn, Petersfield

My husband and I wish to thank you all for helping to make Alison and Steve’s wedding reception such a happy occasion. Your music created a very pleasant atmosphere and many guests commented and were delighted with the music performed by the Kaleidoscope String Quartet. Thank you all so very much.(Wedding String Quartet at Tithe Barn, Ditcham, Petersfield, Hampshire)

May I thank you as a wedding music agency for all your help and consideration towards the various arrangements that needed to be made. Your courtesy and reliable service made our lives a lot easier. We will be happy to recommend you to any of our friends or acquaintances should the occasion arise. Best wishes and thanks to you all. (Various Classical Musicians in Petersfield, Hampshire)

To all of you in the Kaleidoscope String Quartet with much appreciation for the beautiful music you played for us at the wedding ceremony and wedding reception. Numerous guests were extremely impressed with your professionalism and asked us to convey their thanks along with our own. Everybody’s efforts combined to make this happy occasion extra special. (String Quartet at Manor House Hotel, Castle Combe, Wiltshire)

To all the members of the Kaleidoscope mainstream Jazz Quartet. Thank you for playing at our wedding reception, our guests were full of compliments and we have some great photos too! Thanks again. (Mainstream Jazz Band at Manor Barn, Buriton, Petersfield, Hampshire)

Dear Kaleidoscope, the music for my birthday celebration at the Royal Marines Museum on Sunday, was superb and drew many very favourable comments from those present. Please convey my thanks to the Kaleidoscope String Quartet for making the evening one to remember. (String Quartet at The Royal Marines Museum, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire)Kaleidoscope 1940s Big Band

Thank you so much for providing two great bands for our evening at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars last Friday. We have had nothing but positive feedback from guests and sponsors who attended the evening. Thank you again for your kind support during the evening. (Traditional Jazz Band & 1940’s Big Band at Rolls-Royce Motor Car Factory, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex)

Dear Kaleidoscope, just a quick thank you for providing us with such good entertainers for our Regatta dinners. The Kaleidoscope String Quartet played beautifully again for us and created a wonderful atmosphere within the Royal Marines Museum. This year’s magician, James Prince, was excellent and provided fabulous entertainment during our meal – our guests wee very impressed with his sleight of hand. So thank you very much – I have no doubt I will be calling on you again for next year’s event. (String Quartet and Magician at The Royal Marines Museum, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire)

We were so pleased with the way you played at our anniversary celebration at the Royal Albert and Naval Yacht Club on Sunday, you made what was for us a very special occasion into something magical! I think just about everyone thee paid compliments to your playing and choice of music. Thank you! (Classical Musicians at Royal Albert & Naval Yacht Club, Pembroke Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire)

Traditional Jazz Band, HampshireOn behalf of all at Southampton Solent University, I’d like to thank you and the Traditional Jazz Band for your contribution to last night’s celebrations. The band were magnificent and played a key part in creating a party atmosphere for our celebrations. They fitted in with our schedule accordingly and were at all times. They were well received by all the staff and VIPs who attended the celebrations, with the rendition of ‘Oh when the saints go marching in’ whilst they lead 450 guests out of the University and into the park, being the icing on the cake. I hope that we can call on you again in the future. (Traditional Jazz Band at Southampton Solent University, Southampton, Hampshire)

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