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SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Local Musicians for Hire Near San Francisco, CA

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Make your occasion memorable with San Francisco wedding Musicians!

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Looking to hire a string quartet for your event in San Francisco?

 You’ve come to the right place!

Our community music groups capture the essence of San Francisco's lively music scene, mirroring your enthusiasm for the city's dynamic culture. Skilled at crafting unforgettable moments, our highly acclaimed services guarantee an exceptional experience for you and your guests. Whether you're celebrating in the heart of the city or its outskirts, we invite you to share your special occasions with us. Having performed at numerous locations throughout San Francisco, we delight in bringing happiness with our music.

The Music You Know and Love

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Looking for the perfect songs to sing along with or the ideal melody for walking down the aisle in San Francisco? Look no further! Our extensive music collection features everything from contemporary pop favorites to cherished classical compositions.Listen to your favorite music in string arrangements at our music library.

Highly Experienced Musicians in San Francisco

Innocenti Strings offers esteemed live musicians from the San Francisco area, ensuring a seamless and delightful experience for your special occasion. We provide help with selecting the right ensemble, choosing music, and organizing event setup in the lively city of San Francisco.

Where We’ll Travel in San Francisco

Wondering how far we’ll travel? If the destination is less than 25 miles away from downtown San Francisco 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 Francisco City wedding?

We would be delighted to be a part of your special day in San Francisco! Our music is perfect for a variety of occasions, such as anniversaries, birthday celebrations, corporate events, festive gatherings, and bar and bat mitzvahs. See our Wedding and Special Events pages to learn more.

San Francisco String Quartet – Enchanting Harmony for Every Occasion

From the Golden Gate to the glistening bay, San Francisco is a city of timeless charm and diverse culture. There is no better accompaniment to its rich backdrop than the ethereal strains of a string quartet, providing an elegant soundtrack to life's most meaningful moments. At Innocenti Strings, we pride ourselves on delivering not just music but an exquisite auditory experience that elevates any event, from an exchange of vows to a grand corporate gala.

Experience the Romance of a San Francisco String Quartet Wedding

Elevate Your Wedding with Live Music from Innocenti Strings

Imagine walking down the aisle to the resonant melodies of a wedding string quartet, their bows weaving a tapestry of sound that encapsulates the love and promise of your special day. The presence of live musicians from Innocenti Strings infuses your wedding with an unparalleled level of romance and sophistication. Our talented ensemble, versed in both contemporary favorites and classical masterpieces, crafts an atmosphere tailored to your personal love story.

Passionate San Francisco String Quartet and Musicians for Unforgettable Events

Our passionate San Francisco string quartet, trio, duo, and soloists are renowned for their versatility, furnishing an ambience that ripples from the iconic steps of Grace Cathedral to the tranquil gardens of the Palace of Fine Arts. Indoors or outdoors, regardless of venue size, we promise an impeccable adaptation to ensure your matrimonial moments are cherished perpetually.

Transform Your Wedding Experience with Innocenti Strings

With over 15 years of expertise, Innocenti Strings is dedicated to conjuring an illustrious and intimate setting for your union. Our extensive repertoire is both eclectic and evolving—dialing in the precise mood you envision for your walk down the aisle, the grand entrance at the reception, or the beguiling first dance beneath the twinkling San Francisco skyline. For more information on string quartet weddings in San Francisco visit our wedding page here! 

Live Musicians for Special Events in San Francisco

San Francisco String Quartet for Hire: Elevate Your Events with Live Music

Beyond weddings, our San Francisco string quartet for hire is equally adept at bringing a flourish of finesse to a variety of gatherings. Be it an elegant birthday celebration amidst the vineyards of Napa, a groundbreaking corporate event at the Moscone Center, or a poignant anniversary under the stars, live musicians enrich these occasions with a tapestry of tunes tailored to your theme.

Stress-free Musical Planning Services in San Francisco

Innocenti Strings takes pride in perfecting the ambiance, whether it’s igniting a night with exuberant melodies or setting a serene scene with soft harmonies. Our services reach beyond performance—we become intimate collaborators, dedicated to providing seamless and stress-free musical planning, allowing you to immerse yourself and your guests in the moment.

Unforgettable Live Music Experience for Your Event in San Francisco

Indulge in the breadth of our services, from the festive chords echoing through a bustling fundraiser to the subtle serenade gracing an exclusive quinceañera. Our San Francisco string musicians for hire possess the adaptability and skill to underscore your celebration with a personal touch that is both mesmerizing and memorable. For more information about live string musicians in San Francisco and some of the events we play for, visit our Special Events page here! 

Hear From Our Clients

“SO MUCH gratitude to Innocenti Strings for their communication and incredible talent! I had a string quartet and it was a dream come true! They were so kind and easy to work with! They were the least stressful part of the wedding planning BY FAR. Book them now! You will not be disappointed!! Thank y'all again!:)”

- Reviewed in 2023 by Sarah LeBouef


 

“We had Innocenti Strings play our wedding and they were awesome! The musicians were super friendly, easy going, and adaptable to the situation/schedule as needed. They played some songs that we specifically chose mixed in some other songs at their discretion to fill in and it all came out wonderfully well. These guys are top notch!”

- Reviewed in 2023 by Roger Proffit 

 

“Innocenti Strings was an absolute dream to work with. Highly responsive, helpful and the music absolutely top notch. They provided music for our wedding ceremony and I cannot wait to find a reason to book them again!”

- Reviewed in 2023 by Emily Smyers

 

"Beautiful, reliable, and excellent at their job. Was the perfect addition for my wedding and was sooo happy with this company! HIGHLY recommend."
- Reviewed in 2023 by Caterina Azzarello

FEATURED WEDDING in San Francisco, CA

FEATURED ARTISTS

Live Musicians in San Francisco, CA

YURI KYE

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Violinist

Yuri Kye is a violinist who is versatile across many genres and is in demand as a performer and teacher. From a symphony stage to a sold-out arena show, and from a recording studio to an outdoor wedding, she brings an incredible amount of knowledge and range of experience to any musical endeavor. Yuri is a member of the Sarasota Opera in Florida during the winter season and performs across the Bay Area year-round with groups including the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, Monterey, Santa Cruz, Stockton, and Oakland Symphonies, and the Reno Philharmonic. Yuri has performed or toured with some of the best-selling acts of the past decade, most recently with Sigur Ros, Halsey, Michael Buble, and Andrea Bocelli, and was featured as the solo violinist and fiddler of the new Tony-award-winning adaptation of “A Christmas Carol (on Broadway)” on its first national tour in 2021. She is an active recording artist with projects spanning from indie rock to major motion pictures, has collaborated with beloved and renowned local acts including Kev Choice and Tony, Toni, Tone!, and led the Innocenti Strings group for its appearance on Paris Hilton’s 2021 TV series “Paris in Love”. Yuri has performed at more than a thousand weddings/private events across the US and Canada ranging from intimate to large-scale celebrity-studded affairs, and performs on both acoustic and electric violins, and viola. Passionate about spreading music, Yuri engages in community and volunteer initiatives for music education and free chamber music performances through various programs and teaches at Enriching Lives through Music, an El-Sistema-based program in Marin County, as well as coaching advanced young violinists at Young People’s Symphony Orchestra.

Listen to Yuri Here

SAMUEL NELSON

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Violin/Viola

Samuel Nelson is a native-born South Dakotan who began his string studies at the age of eight. Sam began private lessons at the age of fourteen with his teachers Coral White, and Carol Knowles.  He graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2014, where he studied with Jodi Levitz. Presently, he performs, records, and teaches throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. He has performed in settings ranging from intimate living room chamber music to rock concerts with 12,000 people.  Sam is one violinist in the Astraeus String Quartet, a Bay Area ensemble dedicated to performing exciting works of past and present to new audiences in unconventional settings.  Sam is also a core member and principal player in the conductorless chamber orchestra One Found Sound.  

ED WHARTON

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Viola

Ed Wharton was born into a musical family and enjoys a dynamic career as a violist, educator, and chamber musician in the San Francisco Bay Area. A member of the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera and the Reno Philharmonic, he is regularly engaged with major groups in the Bay Area including the California Symphony, the Santa Rosa Symphony, the West Edge Opera, the Santa Cruz Symphony, and Symphony San Jose. Ed maintains a busy and active private studio in Oakland and San Jose, in addition to coaching the Young People’s Symphony Orchestra, Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra, and Berkeley High School. Mr. Wharton is an alumnus of the San Francisco Academy Orchestra program and The Boston Conservatory.

BYRON HOGAN

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Cellist

Byron Hogan is a cellist, composer, and arranger. He was a founding member of the Julius Quartet, created as Boston Conservatory’s Honors String Quartet in 2012. With Julius, he made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2016 and won the Yellow Springs Chamber music competition in 2018, which was followed by artistic residencies at Montclair State and Southern Methodist Universities. Mr. Hogan holds degrees from Florida Southern College, the University of South Florida, Boston Conservatory, and Montclair State University. Mr. Hogan currently teaches at El-Sistema-based programs including Enriching Lives Through Music (Marin) and Muse Program (Oakland Symphony), maintains a studio of private students, and performs with orchestras and chamber groups across the country. In addition to writing pieces for chamber ensembles and recording for established artists in the Bay Area, he performs his self-produced originals and covers for online crowds, Google, and various video collaborations.

Pop /Rock

 

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

Classical

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

The rest of our audio samples can be found here.

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VENUES & EVENT PLANNERS

Looking for recommendations for your big event?

Here are a few wedding planners and venues in the San Francisco area:

Venues

  • Hotel Nikko

  • Aquarium of the Bay

  • Asian Art Museum

  • The Exploratorium

  • Merchants Exchange Club

  • The Pearl

  • The Box SF

  • Shin Dig

  • Charmaine's

  • Chambers at the Phoenix Hotel

  • Gallery 308 at Fort Mason

  • The Palace of Fine Arts

  • The Center SF

  • Venue 550

  • Fairmont San Francisco

  • Canyon View

  • Dogpatch WineWorks

  • Cavallo Point Lodge

  • The Julia Morgan Ballroom

  • Terra Gallery & Event Venue

  • The Green Room

  • The Village

Event Planners

  • Ashley Smith Events

  • Shannon Leahy Events

  • Amy Nichols

  • Laurie Arons Special Events

  • Alison Hotchkiss Rinderknecht

  • Downey Street Events

  • Alicia K Designs

  • Annena & Co

  • AnyOccasion

  • Bash Please

  • Dreams on a Dime

  • Events, Etc.

  • Kaella Lynn Events

  • Kristine Tsai

  • SWC Consultants

  • The Day Entertainment

  • They So Loved Events

  • Elle Inspired Productions

  • About Joy Events

  • Jenni Grubba Events

  • Katie Laines Design & Coordination

  • Oath & Dream

  • Pretty Occasions

  • Make it Happen! Wedding Planner

  • Nomad Nixon Events

  • A La Francaise Events

  • Sealed with a Kiss Events

  • A Day Like No Other

  • Something Blue Productions

  • 2 Friends Events

  • 2the9s Events

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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