Make your occasion memorable with Houston wedding Musicians!
Looking to hire a string quartet for your event? You’ve come to the right place!
Our music ensembles are based locally, so our musicians know and love Houston as much as you do. As a city with a lively music scene and people who are all about having a good time, we know how to set the tone to make sure you and your guests have the best experience possible. In fact, clients have rated us as “excellent” 99% of the time—something we’re incredibly proud of. Whether your event is in the city or the suburbs, we’d love to be part of your milestone moment. We’ve been thrilled to play in venues all throughout the Houston area.
The Music You Know and Love
Whether you’re looking for the songs you love to sing along to or the ones you’ve always dreamed of walking down the aisle to, we can play them all! With an extensive, genre-spanning music library, we can perform everything from modern pop hits to classical favorites.
Highly Experienced Musicians
Innocenti Strings music ensembles include some of the most trusted and well-respected live musicians in the Houston area. Beyond that, our mission is to make the whole experience as easy and enjoyable as possible for you, so we’ll help you with everything from choosing your ensemble to selecting your music to setting everything up on the day of your event.
Where We’ll Travel
Wondering how far we’ll travel? If the destination is less than 25 miles away from downtown Houston (as determined by Google Maps), it will be free. For destinations 25+ miles away, there will be a small fee per musician.
Though typically the farthest we’ll travel is 2-3 hours each way in a day, we have an incredible network of musicians in cities across the country, so we can help connect you with one of our ensembles that’s closest to you.
Planning a Houston wedding?
We’d be honored to be part of your big day! We can also play for any and every kind of special event, including anniversaries, birthday parties, corporate functions, holiday gatherings, and bar and bat mitzvahs. See our Wedding and Special Events pages to learn more.
Our most commonly chosen packages are included below. Since pricing is based on the location and scope of the event, we’d be happy to provide you with a quote based on what you’re looking for. Simply fill out the form at the bottom of the page to get started.
Violinist, Zachary Montasser, earned his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in 2011 from University of Houston’s Moores School of Music, and then went on to receive a Performance Certificate with a focus on violin performance in 2013 from DePaul University in Chicago studying with renowned American violinist, Janet Sung.
Zachary has been a founding member of two classical string quartets, the Clark Street Quartet and the Fuzion String Quartet, which was featured in the prestigious Hot Spring Music Festival, the House of Blues, and toured throughout the US. Currently, he is second violin in the Westheimer String Quartet, which continues to perform all across Houston and was the resident String Quartet at Taneycomo Festival Orchestra in Branson Missouri.
Zachary was a featured violinist in the Tikvah Company of Artists, where he accompanied live contemporary dance. He has performed with the Oistrakh Symphony Orchestra, South Florida Symphony, Terra Nostra Ensemble, Opera in the Heights, Stages Theater (formerly Stages Repertory Theater), Theater Under the Stars, A.D. Players, and is currently a core First Violin of The Symphony of Southeast Texas.
Colombian violinist Mauricio Oliveros, is an active recitalist, chamber musician, arranger, freelance musician and educator. He is currently the Associate Concertmaster of the Symphony of Southeast Texas and is on the Adjunct Faculty at Houston Baptist University, The Kinkaid School, and Tallowood Academy of Fine Arts. He performs regularly throughout the American Continent, and has also appeared as soloist with the Symphony of Southeast Texas, the University of Houston Concerto Orchestra, the Magnolia Chamber Orchestra and the Valle Symphony Orchestra in Colombia. He has attended important music festivals, including the Youth Orchestra of the Americas (YOA), the Texas Music Festival, and the Mimir Chamber Music Festival. He has been a member of the Valle Symphony Orchestra (Colombia), San Angelo Symphony Orchestra, Irving Symphony Orchestra, Midland-Odessa Symphony Orchestra, and Opera Vista. Dr. Oliveros is a former member and mentor of the prestigious YOA Global Leaders Program and has given violin and chamber music masterclasses in the USA, Colombia, Peru, Uruguay, Cuba and Mexico. An avid lover of chamber music, Dr. Oliveros is a co-founder of the Houston-based Terra Nostra Ensemble, which performs music written by composers from Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula.
Omeed Manshouri is a violist who enjoys a varied career as performer and teacher. A native of Houston, he attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Since then he has performed with various professional ensembles in New York, Hartford and Houston. Collaborations with ensembles have included Brazos Valley Symphony, Brazosport Symphony Orchestra, Garden State Philharmonic, International Chamber Orchestra of America and Manhattan Symphonie. Omeed has performed at notable venues such as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Bushnell Performing Arts Center and Jones Hall. He has also been featured as a guest artist for the Terra Nostra Ensemble as well as the Westheimer String Quartet. Omeed has spent his summers performing at various music festivals throughout the United States, Germany and Italy.
He holds a Master Degree from Mannes College in New York under the tutelage of Daniel Panner, violist of the Mendelssohn String Quartet, a Graduate Professional Diploma from the Hartt School of Music in Connecticut with soloist – Rita Porfiris, and a Bachelor Degree from the Moores School of Music studying with principal violist of the Houston Symphony - Wayne Brooks.
Vyacheslav Dobrushkin, native of Ukraine, has performed in distinguished concert halls throughout North America including Carnegie Hall, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Meyerson Symphony Center, Teatro Hidalgo, Zilkha Hall, Blas Galindo Hall among others. He began his violoncello journey at an early age at Uzhgorod Music School, placing first (1997, 1999) and second (1998) in the prestigious Regional String Competition of Young Interpreters. In 1999, Mr. Dobrushkin moved with his family to Colima, Mexico, and from 1999 until 2007, he furthered his studies at the bachelor level in the University Institute of Fine Arts (UIFA) at Colima University. While there, Mr Dobrushkin participated in the First Journey of Violoncello in the city of Queretaro, Mexico (2001); and invited to play as a soloist with the San Luis Potosí Orchestra (2004). He was also selected to be part of National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, touring all around the Mexican Republic (2001-2004) and on the latter group’s international tour in 2004. In 2006, Mr. Dobrushkin took part in the International Music Academy "Winter 2006”, obtaining First Place in the Second National Competition "Petrof-Symphony-Pearl River" for Young Performers. Same year he was invited to perform as a soloist with the National Youth Symphony, in Mexico City. Mr. Dobrushkin participated in numerous distinguished festivals and master classes, among them: XXVII Chamber Music Festival in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico (2005). International Master Class at the Longy School of Music in Boston, USA (2006); Hot Springs Festival in Arkansas, USA (2011); Texas Music Festival in Houston, USA (2011,2013-2014); Semper Music Festival. Vols am Schlern, Italy (2016). In 2007 Mr. Dobrushkin moved to Houston, to pursue his Bachelor and Masters in Music performance at the University of Houston, under the coordination of Professor Vagram Saradjian. Vyacheslav Dobrushkin has been a member and principal cellist of Texas Medical Center Orchestra since 2011. Performing numerous concerts throughout the orchestra season, and being featured as a soloist with the same orchestra in 2016. As well as winning First Place in the American Prize (2017) and Second Place “Ernst Bacon Award” of The American Prize (2018).In 2016 Mr. Dobrushkin was granted first place at the Moores School of Music Concerto Competition. For which he had an opportunity to perform as a soloist under the baton of David Curtis. In 2018, he was invited to perform and conduct master classes at “Encuentro Anual de Cuerdas” in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
Currently Mr. Dobrushkin concluded his degree of Performance Certificate at University of Houston under the coordination of Professor Vagram Saradjian.
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WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Innocenti Strings are LEGITIMATE! When it came time for the real deal they absolutely delivered.
The fact that they can perform all these crazy pop/rock tunes at cocktail hour put things over the top.
I highly recommend them!"