Lushous Strings are experts in luscious sounding string music. They were
formed by Nikkie Dobosi in 2005 and have since worked for many
corporate clients at all of Sydneys major venues including the Sydney
Opera House , Entertainment Centre, All Phones Arena and Darling Harbour
Convention Centre. They are also highly experienced at playing for
private weddings and parties, some being highly formal occasions and
others more intimate or with a casual feel. Recent venues include The
Sergeants Mess near Mosman, The Swiss Grande in Bondi, The Great
Synagogue and the Intercontinental Hotel in the city.
Lushous String quartet and ensembles play at weddings, functions, events
and concerts. They are able to play as background music or as a feature
Depending on your choice of style of music they can play Baroque,
Classical, Romantic, Jazz style arrangements, Rock and popular tunes.
They play acoustically and can be amplified also, depending on the
audience and venue size.
Our performers have played with Australias leading orchestras and
ensembles such as the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, Sydney
Symphony, and Musica Viva; musicals such as Phantom of the Opera; and
shows with Missy Higgins , Angus and Julia Stone and Diesel.
Lushous Strings also play for recording sessions for Movie soundtracks
such as Happy Feet and Australia: Advertisements - including ‘Optus’;
numerous CDs and DVDs; and for Rock and Jazz bands in studios and live.
They are currently the music for ‘Telstra on Hold’.
The violinists ,violists and cellists are all trained from the
Conservatoriums around Australia and are professional, talented and
enthusiastic performers who have played since they were children.
They have been a recipient of the MusicOz best classical artist award
2012 NSW winner of “music and entertainment” –live in the Australian Bridal Directory Customer Service Awards.
Lushous strings can provide the group as either a :
Quartet – 4 players
Trio – 3 players
Duo – 2 players
Solo – 1 player
String Orchestra – 8 or more players
We can also provide other instruments such as Harp, flute, guitar , piano and voice.
We have an extensive list of music to suit any occasion.
Here are some of our most requested pieces.
* We have recordings of Lushous Strings playing these pieces.
Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring – J.S. Bach*
Air on the G string – J.S. Bach*
Canon – Pachelbel*
Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba – Handel*
Water Music Suite – Handel*
Four Seasons: Spring, summer, Autumn, Winter – Vivaldi
Fireworks suite , La rejouissance – Handel*
Ode to Joy – Beethoven
Divertimento s – Mozart*
Bird Quartet – Haydn*
Brandenburg Concerto – Bach*
A little Night Music – Mozart
Flute Quartet – Mozart
Quartet k157, Allegro – Mozart*
Humoresque - Dvorak*
Wedding March – Mendelssohn
Blue Danube Waltz – Strauss
String Quartets – Brahms
Nutcracker suite – Tschaikovsky
Ave Maria – Schubert
Bolero – Ravel
Carmen entrance – Bizet
Marriage of Figaro , DehVieni – Mozart
Duet from the pearl fishers – Bizet
La Boheme, Quando men vosolatta – Puccini
Cavalleri Rusticano, Intermezzo – Mascagni
Musicals and Jazz
Phantom of the Opera – Webber*
La Paloma (the Dove) –Iradier*
Bluesette – Thielesmans*
Moon River – Mancini*
Lullaby of Birdland - Shearing*
Caravan – Ellington
Somewhere over the rainbow – Arlen
Rock and Pop
All you need is love – The Beatles
The Rose – Bette Midler
Cant help fallin in love – Elvis Presley
Love me Tender – Elvis Presley
La Solitudine – Laura Pausini
Save the best for last – Vanessa Williams
I knew I loved you – Darren Hayes
Just the way you are – Bruno Mars
Rollin un the Deep – Adele
Traditional and Australian
Happy Birthday to you
Australian National anthem
Reclaiming The Spirit – Hopkins*
Lushous strings will also discuss any special request that is not on the
list and given enough time can organise an arrangement for the strings.