The String Minstrels

The String Minstrels is dedicated to providing music of the highest quality for weddings and other functions. Having performed at countless weddings, the String Minstrels has the experience and repertoire to select music that creates exactly the right mood ambience for your special day.

The musical group was formed in 1989. It is composed of leading instrumentalists in major orchestras in the Philippines today. The group is headed by Ed and Tina Pasamba. Ed is presently a faculty member of the U.P. College of Music where he teaches Cello and chamber music while Tina is a graduate of the U.P. College of Music major in Cello.

With a wide range of groups available, you can choose from their string quartet or trio or choose from another of their well established professional ensembles. They have a wide variety of repertoire ranging from baroque, classics, broadways, standards, Filipino and pop music providing an elegant atmosphere for your special day.


Duet - Violin, Guitar or Piano, Flute, Guitar or Piano

Trio - Violin, Cello/Bass, Piano/Guitar Flute, Cello/Bass, Piano/Guitar

Quartet - 2 Violins, Cello/Bass, Piano/Guitar Flute, Violin, Cello/Bass, Piano/Guitar

Quintet - Flute, 2 Violins, Cello/Bass, Piano 2 Violins, Cello, Piano, Guitar

Sextet - Flute, 2 Violins, Cello, Bass, Piano 3 Violins, Cello, Guitar, Piano

Septet - Flute, 3 Violins, Cello, Bass, Piano 3 Violins, Cello, Bass, Guitar, Piano

Octet - Flute, 3 Violins, 2 Cellos, Bass, Piano 4 Violins, 2 Cellos, Bass, Piano Flute, 3 Violins, Cello, Bass, Piano, Guitar


Church Repertoire

Entourage March:

Canon in D - Pachelbel, Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach, Sheeps and Lambs May Safely Graze, Trumpet Voluntary

Bridal March:

Canon in D - Pachelbel, Panunumpa - Carol Banawa, Feels Like Home, Two Words – Lea Salonga, Thousand Years - Christina Perri, All of Me - John Legend


I Offer My Life, Take and Receive, Panalangin Sa Pagiging Bukas Palad, Song of Ruth


Anima Christi, Lead Me Lord, The Prayer, Panunumpa, Sa 'Yo Lamang, Tanging Yaman

Picture Taking:

(Choose from the reception list)


Ode to Joy, Trumpet Voluntary, Theme from Father of the Bride, Seasons of Love, At the Beginning- from “Anastasia”

Reception Repertoire


Affair to remember, All the things you are, All the way, As time goes by, At Last, Autumn leaves, Bewitched, Can't take my eyes off of you, Charade, Close to you, Come fly with me, Days of wine & roses, Endless Love, Evergreen, Fallen - from "Pretty Woman", How do you keep the music playing, I'll never say goodbye - theme from "The Promise", I'll be seeing you, I'm in the mood for love, In my life - Beatles, I only have eyes for you, I won't last a day without you, I Say A Lil' Prayer for You, La Vie En Rose, Looking through the eyes of love - Theme from "Ice Castle", Love is a many splendor thing, Misty, Moonlight Serenade, Moon River, More today than yesterday, Nearness of You, Our Love is here to stay, People, She, Someone to watch over me, Somewhere, Somewhere in time, Stardust, That's All, Theme from "Love Affair", The Lady is a tramp, The Shadow of your smile, The way we were, The way you look tonight, Time after Time, Two for the road, Unforgettable, We've only just begun, What a wonderful world, What are you doing the rest of your life, When I fall in Love, You - Carpenters

Upbeat/Bossa Nova:

Aqua de beber, Besame Mucho, Blue Moon, Call me, Day by Day, Desafinado, Fly me to the moon, For Once in my life, Field Day - Jim Chappell, How Insensitive, I Will, It's only a paper moon, I've got you under my skin, Like a Lover, La Mer (Beyond the Sea), Love is here to stay, Masquenada, Meditation, Masquerade, Night and Day, One Note Samba, Our day will come, Quiet nights & quiet stars (Corcovado), Samba Song, Summer Samba (So Nice), The Girl from Ipanema, There will never be another you, The Wave, Till there was you, Waters of March

Light Classics:

Air - Bach
Alla Turca - Mozart, Angel's Serenade, Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel Ave Maria - Bach-Gounod, Ave Maria - Schubert, Canon in D - Pachelbel, Cavalleria Rusticana, Cavatina — Raff, Concerto - Albinoni, Concerto in D — Vivaldi, Dancing doll, Double Concerto - Bach, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Mozart, Etude #3 (No Other Love) - Chopin, Fur Elise, Jesu, Joy of man's desiring, La Cinquantaine, La Paloma, Liebesfreud - Kreisler, Liebeslied — Kriesler, Liebestraum (Dreams of Love), Londonderry Air, Melody in F - A. Rubinstein, Minuet in G - Beethoven, Nocturne (To Love Again) - Chopin, Romance -Rubinstein, Salut d'Amour - Elgar, Schon Rosmarin - Kreisler, Serenade - Schubert, Sheeps and Lambs may safely graze - Bach, Sleeping Beauty, Song without words, Spanish Dance, Spring Song, Spring, Winter, Autumn - from Vivaldi's Four Seasons The Swan, Trumpet Voluntary, Waltz of the flowers

Broadway Music:

Broadway Tonight Medley- Everything's coming up of roses/Try to remember/ People/ Soon it's gonna rain/ My .favorite things/ That's entertainment
Fiddler on the roof medley - Sunrise- sunset / Matchmaker
My Fair Lady Medley-1 could have danced all night/ On the street where you live/ Wouldn't be loverly/ Show me/ Embassy Waltz/ Get me to the church on time/I've grown accustomed to her face/ With a little bit of luck
Phantom of the Opera Medley-All I ask of you/ Think of me/ Music of the night
South Pacific Medley-Dites-moi/A cock-eyed optimist/ Some enchanted evening/ Bali Hai/ There's nothing like a dame/ I'm gonna wash that man right outa my hair/A wonderful guy/ Younger than springtime/Happy Talk/Honey Bun/This nearly was mine
Sound of Music Medley-The Lonely Goatherd/ My favorite things/ Maria/Edelweiss/ Climb every mountain/ Sixteen going on seventeen
King and I Medley -Whistle a happy tune/Hello young lovers/ I have dreamed/ Getting to know you/ We kiss in a shadow/ Shall we dance
Memory - From Cats
As if we never said goodbye-"Sunset Boulevard'
I dreamed a dream-"Les Mis"
With You -"Pippin"
With one look -"Sunset Boulevard"
Sun and Moon -"Miss Saigon"
Someone like you -"Jekyll &Hyde"
This is the moment -"Jekyll &Hyde

Contemporary / OPM / POP Music:

A whole new world - "Aladdin", After all - "Chances Are", All I Want You - U2, All of Me - John Legend, All of my life — B. Streisand, All over again - Julie Collings, All my life - America, All my life - K-C and Jojo, Angel's Brought Me Here, A Thousand Years - Christina Perri, Beautiful - Jim Brickman, Beautiful Day - U2, Beautiful Days - Kyla, Beautiful In My Eyes, Beauty and the Beast, Beauty and a Beat - Justin Bieber / Nicki Minaj, Because of you - Keith Martin, Because you loved me, Best day of my Life - American Authors, Bitter Sweet Symphony, Butterfly Kisses, Can I have this dance - fr. High School Musical 3, Can you feel the love tonight -"Lion King", Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol, Clarity - Zedd / Foxes, Clocks - Coldplay, Closer I get to you, Closer You & I, Collide - Howie Day, Colors of the wind - "Pocahontas", Counting Stars - Coldplay, Dancing in the Moonlight - Sherman Kelly, Dare you to move - Switchfoot, Destiny - Jim Brickman, Diamonds - Rihanna, Don't Know Why, Don't You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia, Don't Stop Believing - Journey, Dreaming of you - Selena, Everlasting love — The Company, Every Teardrop is a Waterfall - Coldplay, Everything - Michael Buble, Everything has changed, Every time I close my eyes — Baby Face, Faithfully - Journey, Fallen - Lauren Wood, Feels Like Home, Fireflies - Owl City, Find You - Zedd, Firework - Katty Perry, Fix You - Coldplay, Flashlight - Jessie J. Flightliess Bird, American Mouth Forevermore - Side A, For You, For the first time - "One fine day", From this moment - Shania Twain, Geronimo - Sheppard, Gimme Love - Ed Sheeran, Give Me Forever - (I do) Glad you Came - The Wanted, God Gave Me You - Bryan White, God Gave Me You - Dave Barnes, Gone, Gone Gone - Philip Phillipes Good Time - Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen Got to believe in magic - D. Pomeranz, Greatest Story Ever Told - Oliver James, Grow Old With You, Halo - Beyonce, Hanggang - Wency Comejo, Happy - Pharell, Heroes (We Could Be) - Alesso Heaven, Heaven Knows, High - Lighthouse Family, How did you know, How do I live, How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding, How sweet it is to be loved by you - J. Taylor, Huling El Bimbo - Ely Buendia, I Choose You - Sarah Bareilles, I Could Not Ask For More, I do, cherish you — 98*, If I Ain't Got You - Alicia Keys, If You're Not The One - Daniel Bedingfield, I finally found someone, Ikaw - Sharon Cuneta, Ikaw - Yeng Constantino, Ikaw at Ako - Johnoy Danao, Ikaw Lamang - Jaya, Ikaw Lamang (Themes from the movie Dubai) I knew I loved you - Savage Garden, I Loved Her First, I'm Not The Only One - Sam Smith, I'm Yours, In your eyes, I promise you (with everything I am) - Dan Hill, I want to spend my lifetime loving you — "Zorro'', I will be here, I won't give up - Jason Mraz, Just like heaven - The Cure, Just the way you are - Bruno Mars, Just Once, Kailangan Kita - G. Valenciano, Kiss from a rose - Seal, Knocks Me off My Feet, Love me like you do - Ellie Goulding, Love moves in mysterious ways, Love never felt so good - M. Jackson / Justin Timberlake Love Song - Bruno Mars, Love Song - Sarah Bareilles, Love Story - Taylor Swift, Lucky - Mraz-Caillat Make you feel my love - Adele, Marry You - Bruno Mars, Marry Me - Train May Minamahal, Minsan Lang kitang iibigin, Moment like This, More today than yesterday, More than you'll ever know, Night Changes - One Direction, No One - Alicia Keys, Now that I have you - The Company, Of all the things, One - Ed Sheeran, On this day — J. Brickman, On top of the world - Imagine Dragons, Only Time - Enya, On the wings of love, Open Arms - Journey, Overjoyed, Panalangin - APO, Photograph - Ed Sheeran, Radio active - Imagine Dragons, Rainbow - South Border, Rather Be - Clean Bandit, River Deep Mountain High, River Flows in You - Yiruma, Rolling in the deep - Adele Royals - Lourde Rude - Magic Runaway — The Corrs, Secrets - One Republic, See you again - from Fast and Furious 7 Set fire to the rain - Adele She's the one - Robbie Williams, Skyfull of stars - Coldplay, So It's You - Raymond Lauchengco, Someon Like You - Adele, Somewhere only we know - Keane, Stay with me - Sam Smith, Still with you - Eric Bennett, Story of my life - One Direction, Sugar - Maroon 5, Sunlight, Suntok sa buwan - Eraserheads, Superheroes - The Script, Talking to the moon - Bruno Mars, Terrified, The Gift — J. Brickman, The last time I felt like this, The Last Time I’ll Fall in Love- Eric Bennett, The way you look at me - Christian Bautista, Thinking our loud - Ed Sheeran, This I promise you, Through the years, Till I Met You, Titanium, True - Spandau Ballet, Tunay na ligaya, Tuwing umuulan at kapiling ka, Two Words- Lea Salonga, Umagang kay ganda, Unconditionally - Katy Perry, Valentine - J. Brickman, We found love - Rihanna, When I met you, Whan I was your man - Bruno Mars, When you say nothing at all, With You - Chris Brown, With you - David Guetta, With you, I'm born again, When I Met You - APO Yakap sa Dilim - APO, Yellow - Coldplay, You and I (nobody in the world) - John Stephens, You and me - Lifehouse, You are my song, You'll be in my heart - "Tarzan", You're my home, You’re My Inspiration, You were there, Very special Love, Viva la Vida - Coldplay

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