Golden String Quartet Resume
| The Golden String Quartet is a group which started in 2003 with its debut show on the popular Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) program (A.M. Express) which was anchored by the late Yinka Craig. The show was broadcasted nationwide, recorded and replayed on two different occasions on the NTA network program. The group was invited again that same year for NTA's Christmas program, playing the Christmas carols. All the members play in the Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Symphony Orchestra where they hold prominent positions too.
The quartet has since been able to build a wide range of repertory. This includes classical, pop, hi-life, hi-pop, popular tunes arranged for the quartet.
The quartet plays for executive cocktails, parties, church weddings, dinner receptions, Christmas programs, national day of foreign countries in Nigeria and various corporate and social events. The quartet has played soothing melodies at the following events: MTN's first Anniversary at MUSON Centre in 2002, Greek National Day and Cultural Exhibition, World Music Day held at the French Cultural Centre, Stanbic Bank's cocktail and dinner parties including the cocktail party of consolidation of IBTC and Stanbic Bank, Wedding Reception of Dare Art- Alade, Orpheus Music Concert at Tera Kulture, American International School Concert, UBA's Christmas Concert in 2007. The launch of a brand on CNN's “Inside Out”. The Nokia Pageant show, 50th birthday party of Mr. John Momoh, Chief Executive of Channels Television held on August 2007 at Shell Hall, MUSON Centre, Ghana's 50th Anniversary in Accra. The quartet performed along with the Ghanaian Symphony Orchestra. 2008 Merger of Talent Concert at Agip recital Hall, MUSON Centre. The recent King's college Centenary Anniversary and was part of the orchestra that recorded the National Anthem of same school, Gemstone Club in 2008 at Gem CafĂ©. The Special Concert held in honor of Former Secretary General of United Nations, His Excellency Mr. Kofi Annan at MUSON Centre and many more.
Updated: April 23, 2009
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