Plum Blossom Music, Live music adds a special touch to your special event

Plum Blossom Music is your Complete Wedding Music Solution. Built on the solid reputation of the Plum Blossom String Quartet as a provider of elegant classical music for ceremonies and cocktail hours, we now offer Love Me Do, a Beatles band for rockin' and romantic wedding receptions; Appalachian and bluegrass with the Early Grove String Band; Classical Hillbillies, a true classical string quartet with instrument switch to fiddle, banjo, guitar, and string bass for a down home bluegrass band — and more! Choose from a variety of options to suit any budget and let us create a package to meet all your wedding music needs. With decades of experience supplying music for weddings, multi-instrumentalist and singer Peter Markush serves as bandleader, manager, and performer.

Based in beautiful Charlottesville, Virgnia among the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Plum Blossom Music serves Central and Northern Virginia and the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. We've performed in Richmond, Arlington, Staunton, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Lynchburg, Fredericksburg, and even Greensboro, NC, at The Homestead, The Greenbrier, Townley IV Farm, Country Club of Virginia, Tuckahoe Plantation, The Inn at Old Virginia, Montpelier, The Inn at Willow Grove, The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, Castle Hill Cider, House Mountain Inn, The Boar's Head Inn, Farmington, Keswick Hall, The Clifton Inn, King Family Vineyards, Greencroft, Veritas Vineyard and Winery, and countless other venues.

Thank you, Borrowed and Blue wedding vendors, for choosing The Plum Blossom String Quartet as the 2016 Best of B&B gold medal winner for ceremony musicians!

Thank you, Virginia Living Magazine, for choosing The Plum Blossom String Quartet as a Top Wedding Vendor for 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016!

Awards from Borrowed and Blue and Virginia Living Magazine Love Me Do,, The Early Beatles Love Songs; The latest offering in Plum 	
     Blossom Music's Complete Wedding Music Solution, Love Me Do rocks all the early Beatles love songs, making yours the most
	 romantic and affirming wedding reception ever! Dance the night away to songs that the whole family will enjoy  favorites
	 like 'I Want to Hold Your Hand', 'I Feel Fine', and, of course, 'Love Me Do.' Plum Blossom String Quartet,, Stately classical music and more; Weddings are our specialty.
    We have decades of collective experience performing music for wedding ceremonies.
    We work closely with you throughout the process of determining musical selection, timing, cues, logistics, etc.
    After the ceremony, make your cocktail hour extra special by providing elegant live music.
    We choose music from our varied repertoire to create the mood you want. Early Grove String Band,, Festive old-time fiddle tunes and songs;
    The Early Grove String Band, based in Charlottesville, Virginia, kicks the energy up a notch at your next party.
    With their rustic Appalachian fiddle tunes and songs, these dynamic entertainers provide just the festive atmosphere you're looking for.
    This band delivers top-notch musicianship, professionalism, and flexibility.
    Available as a two-, three-, or four-person band, the Early Grove String Band lets you choose the number of musicians to fit your budget. Classical Hillbillies,,
    Classical string quartet or trio for your wedding ceremony, Hillbilly hoedown for your cocktail hour/reception
    This new group of talented and versatile multi-instrumentalists combines the repertoire of the Plum Blossom String Quartet
    with that of the Early Grove String Band and goes beyond. pianomusic,, Elegant background music; 
    Peter Markush's original piano compositions lend an air of sophistication and elegance to any event.
    Peter's unique piano sound has evolved over the years to incorporate elements of classical, rock, jazz, and gospel styles, among others.
    An emphasis on improvisation ensures that each performance is unique, making for compelling listening while also providing a relaxed conversational atmosphere. Choose the act to fit your event type and budget, solo violin/fiddle/viola/cello/guitar also available,
    Tell me what you're looking for and I'll see if I can put it together for you!; peter at plumblossommusic dot com; 434-295-6367
Listen to the sounds of Plum Blossom Music:
Love Me Do - Beatles Medley
Classical Hillbillies (trio) - Canon in D (excerpt) - Johann Pachelbel
Classical Hillbillies (trio) - Canon Indie - Johann Pachelbel (arr. Classical Hillbillies)
Peter Markush, piano - Pure Heart
Early Grove String Band - Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine
Plum Blossom Flute-Cello Duo - Trumpet Voluntary - Jeremiah Clarke
Peter Markush, solo violin - I Want to Hold Your Hand
Plum Blossom String Quartet - Air in D - Bach
Peter Markush, solo cello - A Thousand Years
Classical Hillbillies (quartet) - Midnight on the Water - Luke Thomasson (arr. Classical Hillbillies)
Peter Markush, solo violin - Rose of the Mountain
Love Me Do - I Want to Hold Your Hand
Peter Markush, piano - Home
Plum Blossom String Quartet - Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Peter Markush, solo cello - Prelude, Cello Suite #1 - Bach
Early Grove String Band - Cumberland Gap
Classical Hillbillies (quartet) - Over the Waterfall - trad. (arr. Classical Hillbillies)
Plum Blossom String Duo - 1. Allegro from Spring of The Four Seasons - Vivaldi
Plum Blossom String Quartet - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach
Peter Markush, solo fiddle - Lowry's Quardrille
Classical Hillbillies (quartet) - Sheep May Safely Graze (excerpt) - J. S. Bach
Love Me Do - I Feel Fine
Peter Markush, solo cello - All You Need is Love
Peter Markush, piano - New Life
Plum Blossom String Quartet - The Ash Grove
Early Grove String Band - Old Joe Clark
Plum Blossom Flute-Cello Duo - Bridal Chorus - Felix Mendelssohn
Peter Markush, solo fiddle - Pretty Little Cat
Classical Hillbillies (quartet) - The Dopple Gang - D. Sebring (arr. Classical Hillbillies)
Love Me Do - All My Loving
Plum Blossom String Quartet - Largo from Winter of The Four Seasons - Vivaldi
Early Grove String Band - Johnny Don't Get Drunk
Peter Markush, solo cello - Minuet - Bach
Peter Markush, piano - The Kiss
Plum Blossom String Quartet - The Belles of Lexington
Classical Hillbillies (quartet) - Wedding March - Felix Mendelssohn
Early Grove String Band - Elzik's Farewell
Peter Markush, solo fiddle - Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine