A vibrant, stylish string quartet based in Nelson that will complement any event.

We pride ourselves in providing music of the highest calibre from our extensive repertoire, encompassing many genre and styles allowing us to create or enhance any mood.

All members of La Vida Quartet are actively involved in numerous musical activities, including chamber groups, solo performances, arts festivals, concerts, teaching and can often be found busking to large crowds in the iconic Nelson Market!

We will provide the perfect ambience whatever your occasion; Weddings, anniversaries, garden parties, charitable events, concerts, funerals, birthdays, festivals etc.

It was wonderful to walk into the reception and hear your beautiful music
— Wedding Guest (Seifried's Vineyard)
La vida provided a touch of elegance to our conference cocktail reception
— Corporate event (Rutherford Hotel)
I really want to say a very sincere thank you to you and your fellow musicians; You really helped to make the wedding of Josie and Rob a very special day. Your music was truly excellent and I am still fielding comments about your professionalism and talanted expertise
— Neva
I would like to express my appreciation to you and your quartet for providing and playing such beautiful music for my Margy’s funeral; People still stop me on the streets with comments on how they were able to enjoy and associate the music with Margy - your choice was just so right. A very big thank you to such beautiful people who provided us with a living memory
— Chris (Margy's wake)
This was the perfect start to an early summers evening; Your performance in the twilight concert series was pure magic
— Hannah (Arts festival concert)
La vida brought the evening to life with a passionate opening performance for the annual Thomas Cawthron Memorial Lecture; They performed an upbeat selection enjoyed by young and old alike. I would have no hesitation in recommending La Vida Quartet
— Judene (Cawthron Institute Trust Board)


Photographer: John-Paul Pochin