Gretchen, first violin
Margie, second violin
Named after one of the first female composers in recorded history, the Hildegard String Quartet met in 2018 while performing in Me2/ Orchestra Burlington. United by a mission to share live music for mental health, we are a diverse ensemble focused on bringing happiness to any occasion. We enjoy playing a wide range of string repertoire from classical to romantic to contemporary. Let us know what we can perform for your event!
We have decades of mastery to delight and entertain attendees at weddings, parties, and conferences. Craft your celebrations with the ambience of classical music. Have us tailor unique arrangements based on your requests.
We play at the Shelburne Farmer’s Market and the Burlington Farmer’s Market and would love to perform for you. See us on Saturdays from May to October.
Do you need a quartet for your occasion?
The Hildegard Quartet has a 2023 rate of $495 per hour. Subsequent hours are $440 per hour. Deposits of $50 are required to reserve dates.
The Hildegard String Quartet prefers to perform outside when possible. Events at indoor venues may be considered on a case-by-case basis dependent on location and related COVID-19 statistics. Policies may change at any time. Deposits are not refundable if events must be cancelled.
The Hildegard String Quartet is based in Chittenden County. Travel fees for each player will be included for events outside of a 20 mile radius of Burlington. When applicable, the 2022 IRS standard mileage rate of $0.625 per mile will be added for each player.
The Hildegard String Quartet may elect to apply discounts or waive performance fees if events are mission-driven or provide equal access to music for our community. Let us know if your event focuses on mental health, expanding access to music, anti-racism, or social activism for women and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.