Shilakowsky Strings performs music for special occasions such as bar-bat mitzvot, weddings, parties, fund-raising events, concerts. Their music includes classical selections, tunes from Broadway Musicals, Jazz and Popular Artists, Fun Party Songs, waltzes, Jewish Music arranged for string quartet including Yiddish songs, Wedding Music, traditional joyous and moving ethnic music including Hebrew, Israeli music from both sacred and secular sources, including music from Fiddler on the Roof.
Klezmer Band orchestral arrangements are available adding additional orchestra and band instruments such as clarinet, trombone, trumpet, etc. to the strings of the quartet, They can play Indian music, Scandinavian music, Italian music, German music, African songs, and many others including an extensive repertoire of Christian music including music appropriate for Catholic services.
SSQ performs the music of Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Vivaldi (4 Seasons), Borodin, Favorite excerpts from operas by Puccini, Verdi, etc., popular classics by Bach, Gounod, Tchaikowsky, & for cocktail hour or jazz weddings; Jazz Classics such as Autumn Nocturne, Body & Soul, Fascinatin' Rhythm, I Got Rhythm, Lullaby of Birdland, Joplin Rags, Ellington Compositions, and more.