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Highly Strung is a violin and guitar group based in Sydney, specialising in weddings, corporate events and private functions

Highly Successful Corporate Events

 

 

 

Highly Strung have a perfectly crafted selection of music

to make your corporate event or private function a success.

The main criteria are that the music is well known and is performed with enthusiasm and enjoyment.



A highlight of an evening with Highly Strung is their unique ability to move from table to table playing requests for your guests. This encourages a warm relaxed atmosphere in the room while at the same time allowing for conversation and networking at other tables.

 

Highly Strung can perform acoustically, or with minimal amplification. This gives them the freedom to position themselves anywhere in the venue, providing ambience, or to mingle with the guests, playing their requests if invited.
However, if required in larger venues, or where dancing is preferred, sound reinforcement can be provided.

Ambient Instrumental Music Samples; just click to listen

                                                                   
Highly Strung often perform as a trio or quartet, with the inclusion of ex Hat Trick violinist Mary O'Mahony, or their son Joey McCoy, an accomplished guitarist. The group can be augmented with extra musicians: eg bass, drums, sax, flute and percussion, for a bigger sound and greater visual impact.
From an intimate cocktail gathering to a full-on dance party, they will, in consultation with you, provide exactly the right combination of music and musicians to guarantee the success of your event.
 
Fees start at $500 for a two hour performance.
 
 
What satisfied clients have said about Highly Strung
 
"It was a great night and you and Bernadette were an absolute hit with our guests. I can't believe two performers could generate such a tremendous sound.....I was looking for the rest of the band!
Thanks for making it such a memorable night."
Stephen Lowndes CEO Royal Rehab Centre Sydney 

"

Great night....great band......thanks!"

 

Deb Chalmers, 

Congress and Event Organiser, 

Venue Management Association (Asia & Pacific)

 
"An absolute highlight of their performance and one that totally endeared them to our delegates, was their 'wandering' entertainment where three members of the band moved among the tables and played a series of requests, much to everyone's delight. The 'duelling violins' were wonderful"
 Peter Russo, CEO Australian Science Teachers' Association 
 
"They are dream performers, Justin and Bernadette McCoy.
I've been following their performances since Hat Trick in the 80s, and have long been enamoured with their talent, and energy.
So versatile are they, they can perform in a multitude of guises, from solo or duo to full team productions.
They exude a warmth on stage that impacts deeply with their audiences. Encore!!!"
 Greg Grainger, Grainger TV
 
 "What a night! I know we've had so many successful events with Highly Strung over the years, but wasn't it fantastic to have such a small event and see how every single one of the guests responded so positively to the fantastic music you, Bernadette and Paul performed."
 Pamela Wheat, Producer Special Events, ICMS Australia
 
"I thought the format worked really well & particularly the table requests. I feel the evening was really made by your presence which seems to take the evening from just another party to a total ‘Wow! Night’ which everyone tells me it was. So thank you all so much for yet another wonderful performance!" 
Sue Vincent, Sue Vincent Catering
 

Here is a sample of our party repertoire

  • 1000 Years
  • Ain't no Sunshine
  • All my Loving
  • American Pie
  • And I love her
  • Bad Moon Rising
  • Banana Boat Song
  • Barbara Anne
  • Better be Home Soon
  • Blue Skies
  • Brown Eyed Girl
  • Budapest
  • Cat's in the Cradle
  • Chapel of love
  • Chasing Cars
  • Crocodile Rock
  • Czardas
  • Dancing Queen
  • Devil went down to Georgia
  • Dock of the bay
  • Doo wah didi
  • Down on the corner
  • Down Under
  • Duelling fiddles
  • Eagle Rock
  • El Condor Pasa
  • Eleanor Rigby
  • Fernando
  • Five ft 2
  • Five Hundred Miles
  • Georgie Girl
  • Going Home
  • Have I told you lately that I love you
  • Heartbreak Hotel
  • Hey Jude
  • Honkey Tonk woman
  • Hotel California
  • I can see clearly
  • I can't help falling in love
  • I hear you knocking
  • I say Yeah Yeah
  • I'm a Believer
  • I'm on my Way
  • Imagine
  • In the Summertime
  • Island in the Sun
  • Itsy Bitsy Teeney Weeney Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
  • Jamaican Farewell
  • Joy of Life (The Corrs)
  • Lay Down Sally
  • Let's Twist Again
  • Lough Erin's Shore (The Corrs)
  • Love Letters in the Sand
  • Love me tender
  • Margaritaville
  • Michelle
  • Minstrel Boy / Toss the Feathers (The Corrs)
  • Montego Bay
  • Moondance
  • Mrs Robinson
  • Mumma don't Dance
  • Mumma Mia
  • Mustang Sally
  • Nutbush City Limits
  • Old Time Rock and Roll
  • Pearly Shells
  • Proud Mary 
  • Que Sera Sera
  • Rockin' all over the world
  • Somewhere over the Rainbow
  • Stuck in the middle with you
  • Summertime
  • Summertime Blues
  • Surfer Girl
  • Surfin USA
  • Suspicious Minds
  • Sweet Home Alabama 
  • The Joker
  • Thinking Out Loud
  • Those were the Days
  • To her Door
  • Unchained Melody
  • Under the Boardwalk
  • Viva la Vida
  • We've gotta get out of this place
  • Whiter shade of Pale
  • Wild Thing
  • Will you still love me tomorrow
  • Wimmoweh
  • Yellow
  • Yesterday
  • You sexy thing
  • You're so vain
  • You've got a friend
  • You've lost that lovin' feeling