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Kansas City, MO

Make your occasion memorable with Kansas City wedding Musicians!

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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 Kansas City 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 Denver area.

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Kansas City Weddings and Special Events

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.

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Planning a Kansas City 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.

Highly Experienced Musicians

Innocenti Strings music ensembles include some of the most trusted and well-respected live musicians in the Kansas City 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 Kansas City (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.

OUR PACKAGES

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.

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Sustainability is everything these days, and that applies to music, too. Our string ensembles are based locally, so in most instances, our musicians won’t have to travel far. In addition, our instruments are made of real wood so they create rich, beautiful sounds acoustically, without having to use power. That means overall, we’ll have very little environmental impact on your big day.

FEATURED MUSICIANS

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John Eadie

Cellist

A member of the Kansas City Symphony since 2009, John Eadie received his Bachelor of Music in violoncello performance from Butler University in Indianapolis, and his Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Before moving to Kansas City, John was a founding member of the Mill City String Quartet, and was an active freelancer in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area. He has also been a member of the New World Symphony Orchestra. An avid lover of chamber music, John has performed for the Kansas City Symphony Happy Hour Chamber Music Series, the Ruel Joyce Recital Series, the Summerfest Concert Series, the Minnesota Chamber Music Society and many more.

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Rena Ishii

Violinist

Rena Ishii holds Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in violin performance from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She continued her studies with William Preucil at Cleveland Institute of Music and received Professional Studies Certificate. Rena joined the Kansas City Symphony in 2011. She has been active teaching and performing with groups such as Kansas City Chamber Orchestra and Summer Fest. 

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Jenifer Richison

Violinist

Originally from Pismo Beach, California, Jenifer Richison began the violin at age five with the Solvang Conservatory, under the tutelage of Diane Byington. Avidly performing around the Central Coast while growing up, Jenifer won prizes in several competitions, including the National Exchange Club and Applause music competitions. At age 11, Ms. Richison won a spot in the Disney National Youth Orchestra, and performed under conductors such as Jung-Ho Pak, Daniel Hege, and Henry Mancini. During this time, Jenifer also actively performed in musical theater, commercials and TV shows. In high school, Jenifer performed with the All State Orchestra on both violin and viola, All State Choir, and was awarded a scholarship to the summer program at Idyllwild Arts Academy at 14. Switching from the violin to the viola at 19, she completed her undergraduate work at Southern Methodist University as a student of Barbara Sudweeks. Ms. Richison has soloed with several orchestras on the viola, including the National Repertory Orchestra. For several seasons, Jennifer also performed vocal solos with the National Repertory Orchestra. She was Co-Principal of the New World Symphony, in Miami, Florida from 2005 to 2007. While performing with the New World Symphony, she held a position with the Verbier Orchestra, based out of Switzerland, and toured Europe, Asia, and Australia with them. She also frequently tours and plays with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Richison joined the Kansas City Symphony in the September of 2007. Ms. Richison plays on a L'Humbert viola, made in Paris, 1924.

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ANIEL CANÁN

Violist

A graduate from Cleveland Institute and University of Missouri, Kansas City, Ms. Lin is currently a member of Kansas City Symphony. Ms. Lin was a recipient of Graduate Teaching Assistant scholarship at UMKC, where she served as the first violinist of the Graduate String Quartet for three years. Ms. Lin is also on faculty with the Heartland Chamber Music Festival. She performs chamber music concerts regularly with Kansas City Symphony musicians.

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Ellen O'Hayer

Cellist

Ellen O'Hayer received her Bachelor's Degree in Cello Performance from the DePaul University School of Music in Chicago. She is a member of the Topeka Symphony Orchestra, and has held section positions with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the Quad City Symphony, as well as a principal position with the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra. Ellen is an active performer and teacher in the Kansas City/Lawrence area.

AUDIO SAMPLES

Pop/Rock

Bless the Broken Road - Rascal Flatts
All Of Me - John Legend
God Only Knows - Beatles
POV - Ariana Grande - Innocenti Strings
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns n' Roses
When You Were Young - The Killers

The rest of our audio samples can be found here.

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!"

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