Minneapolis, MN

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Experienced Musicians

Our Minneapolis musicians have delighted guests again and again, and clients rate us as "EXCELLENT" over 99% of the time.

If you need an energetic, professional and easy to work with ensemble to perform your favorite music, then Innocenti Strings is the right group for you.

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Plan your Music

We are here full-time to help you select your music and make your event elegant and enjoyable. We are constantly updating our music library with the latest hit songs so that you can impress your guests. Once you book with us, our local Minneapolis based music leader will be in contact with you to finalize all the details before your important occasion.

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We have performed music for hundreds of events over the years, receiving several awards, establishing Innocenti Strings as the Minneapolis ensemble for live entertainment.

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Locally-sourced, conservatory-raised, and free to play with other ensembles, our musicians perform the highest quality music anywhere they are located. They use instruments made out of cherished wood and often play acoustically without the need of an external power source which would make them one of the most environmentally friendly service providers at your event.


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Annelisa Guries


Annelisa Guries is an avid chamber music collaborator and orchestral musician currently based in Minneapolis, MN. As an advocate for new music, she was deeply involved with Great Noise Ensemble, an award winning new music ensemble in DC. She was a member of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and performed with the Virginia Opera, Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, and the National Gallery Orchestra. She has appeared in concerts in a variety of venues around the country, ranging from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Gallery of Art, to the Artisphere art space in Arlington, VA, and the Black Cat nightclub in DC. Two three-week tours with the celebrated Mantovani Orchestra took her to several cities in China. Since relocating here from the Washington D.C. metro area, she has increased her focused on her work as an archetier. 

After completing her studies with Sally Chisholm and Tyrone Greive at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, she received her Bachelor’s degrees in music and Spanish, graduating with honors. Annelisa earned her Master’s degree in Viola Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music, studying with George Taylor. 

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"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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A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
All Of Me - John Legend
Bohemian Rhapsody - QUEEN


Air on G String - Bach
Alleluia from Exultate Jubilate - Mozart
Brandenburg - Bach

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