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New york city  Wedding Musicians | NYC String Quartet | New york Ceremony Musicians | Ceremony Music New york City
Great service. On time and very profesional. Musicianship was outstanding. Would recommend to anyone looking for wedding music--Thanks again
John B.
Dear Pascal,
 Your talented quartet added a touch that could not be reproduced by any recording. You have made our day unforgettable. 
Sophia and Carl T.
Dear Innocenti Strings,
 we would like to thank you for such a beautiful ceremony you all did for us. Everybody commented on such an awesome job the string quartet did. We loved it, and please give our deepest, kindest regards to those who played. Thank you and God Bless.
Sophie & Steve , NY, June, 2007 

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The Manor House Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 
The Merchant's House Museum New York, NY 
The Metropolitan Building Long Island City, NY 
The Montauk Club Brooklyn, NY 
The Nassau Museum of Art Roslyn Harbor, NY 


Your string quartet is brilliant! Thank you so much for playing at my  wedding. You made my day so special with your music and very personal service. My whole family was so happy and so surprised about the beautiful wedding music!                                        Julien & Magalie     July 2008
"Thank you so much for the beautiful music your quartet provided for our wedding.  Your wonderful arrangements and sound helped create the perfect mood for the ceremony and reception.  I can not tell you how many of our guests commented on how wonderful you were.  The evening would not have been the same without you.  You are all so talented and I am thankful you were able to share your talents for our wedding.  Your sounds made our evening magical!"
                                                                                                                                           Ben  & Tania       June 2008

To pascal and The Innocenti Strings,
 I just wanted to drop you a note and say thank you for the great job you did for Adrienne and Josh's wedding last Saturday. The music was beautiful and with the amplification the guests could definitely enjoy the music. Thank you for your professionalism and dedication. It helped us pull off a beautiful event for Stephan, Julia, their family and friends. They were extremely pleased with the entire day.
Thanks again and I look forward to the next wedding we have together.
Silvia , September 2006
.........I wanted to let you know how delighted we were with the beautiful music that you performed for us in the church and at the cocktail hour . It truly was a magical day and the sounds from the String Trio was delightful. Everybody at the wedding commented on the music as to how much they enjoyed it. I would be delighted to recommended you to anyone I know whose getting married and wants the angelic sound of the Innocenti String quartet for their fairytale day. Thank you again it was a pleasure to work with you. Your professionalism was superb. Please pass on my gratitude and compliments to the other musicians.....
Many thanks
                                                                                                                                                 Enthony & Mimi  July 2007

Innocenti String String Quartet, String Trio and String Duo have provided music for weddings, corporate events and celebrations at numerous venues:
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**Musicians for the Innocenti Strings are drawn from professional players and up. All of our musicians have been specially selected by process of a highly competitive audition, so our clients can rest assured of our high standards at all times. 
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Ms. Shi started her piano study at the age of 5 and went to Shenyang Conservatory's pre-college division with full scholarship at the age of 12. In 2000, she came to United States and continued her piano study at the College-Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati, where she received her Bachelor Degree of Music in 2004 and Master Degree of Music in 2006 with full scholarship and graduate assistantship in collaborative piano. Currently she is studying with Gilbert Kalish as a third -year doctoral student of Musical Arts at the University of New York at Stony Brook, where she received full scholarship and graduate assistantship in teaching and concert management. She is also enjoying giving concerts and having her own private teaching studio in Suffolk County on Long Island, New York.  .

Nana Shi  -Pianist, Born in Shenyang, China, 25 year-old pianist Nana Shi has appeared as soloist with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Concert Orchestra at the University of Cincinnati. She was the first-prize winner of Concerto Competition and Van Cliburn Scholarship Competition at the University of Cincinnati, Lima Young Artists Competition in Ohio, and Three Arts Scholarship Competition in Ohio. She has given recitals at special venues such as the Cincinnati Symphony Club and Cincinnati National Public Radio Station. In recent years, she has given solo and chamber recitals  in New York City, Long Island, Florida, and Maine. She has attended several summer music festivals, including the Emerson Chamber Music Festival, Sarasota Chamber Music Festival, and Kneisel Hall Chamber Music festival. 
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Jeffrey Erbland: A native of Fairport, NY, Jeffrey Erbland was privileged to enroll in the Eastman School of Music's college preparatory school in his younger years. After receiving diplomas in both Cello Performance and Music Theory from the school, Mr. Erbland continued on to receive his B.M. in Cello Performance from the Wheaton College Conservatory in Wheaton, IL. He has received instruction from Rochester Philharmonic members Polly Hunsberger and Kathleen Murphy Kemp, along with Linc Smelser of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Tanya Lesinsky Carey. Mr. Erbland's orchestral endeavors have been of both domestic and international natures, taking him to numerous states and seven European countries with various regional and honors symphonies. Jeffrey has performed regularly with the Tulip Chamber Players and the Wheaton Chamber Players, along with various community and church organizations. He has studied chamber music with members of the Ying Quartet and the Chicago Lyric Opera's Sharon Polifrone; he has also participated in master classes with Martin Beaver of the Tokyo String Quartet and Peter Slowik of Oberlin Conservatory. Mr. Erbland plays regularly with the Mill City String Quartet, the Lirica Chamber Ensemble, and is a substitute cellist with the Mankato Symphony Orchestra. .

Ashley Windle recently completed her Masters of Music at the Manhattan School of Music as a student of Laurie Smukler, where she participated in the Orpheus Institute, the Kurt Masur Conducting Seminar and performed in Carnegie’s Zankel Hall with Pinchas Zukerman. Ashley completed her Bachelor degree at the Peabody Conservatory, with Violaine Melançon, where she was chosen to perform as a member of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Marin Alsop as part of Peabody’s Sesquicentennial Celebration. From 2008 to 2009 she was a full-time member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago where she studied with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and performed with world-renowned conductors including Bernard Haitink, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Larry Rachleff and James Gaffigan.
A passionate music educator and advocate, Ashley was a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusiCorpsSM and performed regularly for Chicago area elementary schools. While in Chicago, she taught at the West Humboldt Park Center for the Performing Arts, which provided free violin instruction to students living on the West Side of Chicago. After learning about Venezuela’s remarkable El Sistema, a social system which fights poverty through orchestral education, she joined the Harmony Program in New York City and is thrilled to have the opportunity to combine her passion for education, social justice and orchestral playing! visit:
Sarah Cave, a native of Connecticut, studied violin with Anca Nicolau on a full scholarship at Manhattan School of Music's Preparatory program. Later she received her degree in music education at North Park University (Chicago) while studying under Charles Pikler, the principal violist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Previous teachers include Marco Fornaciari (Italy), Janet Sung, and Desiree Ruhstrat.
While Sarah enjoys performing both solo and chamber music, her passion for teaching is indisputable. She has coached strings at Whitney Young Magnet High School and Northside College Preparatory. Currently, she enjoys teaching privately, as well as performing with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago

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The wedding ceremony  packages include  30 min of prelude, ceremony and 5 to 10 min of postlude for a total of 1hr