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Maple Rose Strings, or MRS, was formed in 2017 by veteran freelance violinist Gillian Mott.  With her Canadian and British heritage, it only made sense to call the ensemble Maple Rose!


With over 20 years freelancing and 24 years of organizing wedding music between Canada and Europe, you are sure to get the best arrangements and musicians at your event.  The core members have studied at top universities and conservatoires in North America and the UK.

Pulling from a global pool of talented musicians and arrangers, Maple Rose musicians are active in the London freelancing scene as well as educating the next generation of budding musicians.


With a large repertoire spanning classical to current hits, the group also has access to some of the top arrangers in London for a bespoke service should you have a special song you would like for your event. MRS can perform as solo, duo, trio, quartet or larger.  Want an orchestra? We can do that too! 




The MRS musicians have played with some pretty cool people! some of our favourites have been...

A.R. Rahman, Transiberian Orchestra, Mariana's Trench, 54-40, Vancouver Symphony

Video Games Live, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, , Men in Motion ballet tour,

The Hip Hop Orchestra, English Symphony Orchestra, Street Orchestra London, Anchorsong, Josh Savage

Britains Got Talent, XFactor, Lazy Habits, Big Zuu, Josephine and the Artizans, The Damned, Queen Machine and more...

We've also performed in some iconic places...

BBC Studios, Cadogen Hall, London Coliseum, KOKO, Palladium Theatre, Princess Cruise Lines, Rich Mix,

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, Roundhouse, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, The 02,  Ozora Festival (Hungary), Tanglewood (USA), Wilderness Festival

just to name a few!  

Here at Maple Rose, we are passionate to bring that special touch to events they perform for! 

Chat soon,