16 Modern Songs That Sound Great as String Arrangements

Listen to our playlist of non-classical music covered by string quartets!

While it’s true that a string quartet is the go-to ensemble for ceremony music, you needn’t feel limited to having yours play chamber music. We listened to dozens of covers of non-classical songs to locate those that sound amazing when transformed by a string quartet.

From classic rock to popular songs of today, there are genres, artists, and eras galore from which to choose. Listen to our playlist of songs that translate beautifully into string music, and see if one or more works for your wedding processional, recessional, or pre-ceremony music.

Be sure to share your favorite song, artist, and era from our list in the comments below. Also, tell us which non-classical songs you’d like to hear covered by a string quartet, and we’ll consider your picks for a future post!

Looking for more wedding song ideas for your big day? Check out our list of wedding-themed movie songs, plus discover the wedding songs other brides chose for their first dance and father-daughter dance.

Authored by: Marilyn Oliveira