SAN DIEGO, CA

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Make your occasion memorable with San Diego wedding Musicians!

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Looking to hire a string quartet for your event? You’ve come to the right place!

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Our music ensembles are based locally, so our musicians know and love San Diego as much as you do. As a city with a thriving music scene and people who love to have 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 San Diego, such as The Pannikin Building, LUCE on Kettner, and Rancho Bernardo Inn, to name a few. Planning something a little farther out? From Carlsbad to La Mesa to Chula Vista, we’d be delighted to be part of your wedding or special occasion in the San Diego area.

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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.

The Music You Know and Love

Highly Experienced Musicians

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

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Planning a San Diego 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.

Hear From Our Clients

“Great service! They were so kind and their performance was amazing!”

- Reviewed On 12/07/2020 by Karla

 

“We used the string duet from Innocenti Strings for both our ceremony and cocktail hour. They are seriously awesome! For only being a string duet, the music did not lack in any way and it sounded beautiful. We loved the music and guests really enjoyed the music as well. Their repertoire for even a string duet had so many options as well. You cannot go wrong with Innocenti Strings!”

- Reviewed On 10/14/2017 by Chanel


 

“We were so fortunate to have Innocenti Strings play at our wedding. We had a cello/violin duet play our wedding music in a small chapel. Lorie and her violinist played beautifully and made our wedding so special. We love the Beatles, so we were really happy they could play Beatles songs. We can’t recommend Innocenti Quartet enough!” 

- Reviewed On 11/15/2016 by Ana F.


 

“One word to describe AMAZING! The most professional crew you can work with. I can't thank you enough for making my special day extra special!”

- Reviewed On 09/08/2014 by Nancy

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We are currently in the process of holding auditions. If you are a professional string players and are interested in joining Innocenti Strings, please email pascal@innocentiquatet.com for more information.

FEATURED ARTISTS

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LAUREN MINDORO

Violinist

Ms. Mindoro’s passion for the music started at the age of 10 when she was chosen to be part of the Emmy-Award winning Disney’s Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra. She was one of 72 children chosen among 800 children auditioning across the United States and Canada. She held the position with the orchestra for 3 years and subsequently became the principal violist of this orchestra when she was 12. She pursued her love for the violin until she earned the opportunity to attend top ranking music conservatories in college. Among the conservatories she attended were the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York where she was the recipient of the Howard Hansen Scholarship and later graduated with her Bachelor’s degree from New York City, an alumnus of the Manhattan School of Music where she was principal second violinist of the Manhattan School Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Mindoro graduated with honors from her Master’s Degree in Violin Performance from the Thornton School of Music at University of Southern California where for the past two years she was the recipient of a Merit Scholarship.

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LORIE KIRKELL

Cello

Lorie Kirkell is an acclaimed American cellist, who has developed a glowing career on the West Coast as soloist, recitalist, and chamber music player. After her studies on the East Coast with distinguished cellists Raya Garbousova and Bernard Greenhouse, she earned a Master of Arts degree in Music at the University of California San Diego. She has appeared as principal cellist with orchestras for the Bolshoi Ballet and San Francisco Ballet. Ms. Kirkell has performed at the Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, Broadway San Diego for National Touring Musical Theater productions, Civic Theater and with many other music organizations such as the San Diego Symphony and San Diego Opera. She is the Director of the Novellus Ensemble and performs with Caprice Strings and Innocenti Strings. Ms. Kirkell has also performed with Smokey Robinson, Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis, Natalie Cole, Peter Cetera, Luis Miguel, the Moody Blues, Donna Summer, Dionne Warwick, and others. Ms. Kirkell has been a member of the Grossmont College Music Department Faculty since 2002.

AUDIO SAMPLES

Pop /Rock

 

Classical

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

The rest of our audio samples can be found here.

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

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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Event Planners

Venues

  • Armorology LLC

  • First Comes Love

  • White Lace Events & Design

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  • Adore Wedding Design

  • Annemarie Donekar Weddings and Events

  • At Your Side

  • Coastyle Events

  • Day of Love

  • Hannah Smith Events

  • I Do...Weddings & Events

  • Joie de Vivre Weddings and Events

  • Lavish Weddings

  • Monarch Weddings

  • San Diego Events Company

  • The Best Wedding for You

  • WED

  • Willmus Weddings

  • Wynn Austin Events

  • Ivory & Lace Creative Weddings

  • V Party & Event

  • Weddings by Kris

  • Events by Talissa

  • Compass Design Events

  • One Perfect Occasion

  • Wind N Sea Events

  • Shine Wedding Coordination

  • Forever Enchanted Events

  • Moments Remembered Events

  • The Love Brewery

  • Together for Better Weddings & Events

  • The Pannikin Building

  • LUCE on Kettner

  • Rancho Bernardo Inn

  • Morgan Run Club & Resort

  • Westgate Hotel

  • The Carlsbad Windmill by Wedgewood Weddings

  • Cuvier Club

  • Bernardo Heights Country Club

  • Next Level Sailing

  • The Pearl Hotel

  • Horton Grand Hotel

  • Lomas Santa Fe Country Club

  • Riverwalk Golf Club

  • The Crossings at Carlsbad

  • JULEP Venue

  • The Centre

  • Maderas Golf Club

  • BRICK

  • The University Club Atop Symphony Towers

  • Ethereal Gardens

  • The Condor's Nest Ranch

  • The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club and Bungalows

  • Cal-A-Vie

  • Fairmont Grand Del Mar

  • The New Children's Museum

  • Ponte Winery & Vineyard Inn

  • Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

  • Vista Valley Country Club

  • Sacred Mountain Julian

  • Building 177

  • Moniker Warehouse

  • Milagro Winery

  • Cosmopolitan Hotel and Restaurant

  • L'Auberge Del Mar

  • The Lodge at Torrey Pines

  • La Jolla Woman's Club

  • La Valencia Hotel

  • The Wood Shed by Booze Brothers

  • Junipero Serra Museum

  • Spanish Village Art Center

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