Music for your wedding, company event or party! We offer you reasonable rates, years of experience and the highest level of performance and professionalism. We cover a wide range of styles - from classical to pop-rock, jazz to world music and more! We offer you flexibility with instrument combinations; we can add trumpet, flute, vocals and more! There are more than 400 titles on our song list!
Why us? 10 Great Reasons:
1. Performance quality.
Our musicians are graduates of the best American and European conservatories. As soon as you hear our samples, the difference is immediate. You will hear the same top-level performance at your special event!
We guarantee to provide the utmost professional standard that we strive to maintain continuously. Whether it be showing up well ahead of time, looking and acting professionally, providing all of the necessary equipment needed for our performance, our group is proud of its continued reputation as one of the most professional ensembles in the business.
We've been in business for more than 10 years. During this time we have performed at more than 1500 events. Our experience allows comfort in any performance situation. It is likely that we already played at the location where your event takes place!
4. Reasonable rates.
We know what it takes to provide just the right music for your event, and all the aspects associated with it. For all of these reasons our rates might appear slightly higher than the cheapest music solutions available to you such as hiring students, non-professional musicians, DJ / boom box option, etc.
We believe however that we offer very reasonable and competitive rates for the highest caliber of music making provided by our group.
5. Easy communication.
Most likely we responded to your request within hours, sometimes minutes. Don't be surprised. That's how we do it. Our listed phone number is our manager's cell phone that is on 24/7. We check our business email every 30min, 12-14 hours a day, 7 days a week!
We make it easy for you to communicate with us!
6. Unlimited phone and email consultations.
Unlike other groups, you can always talk to us about any concerns that you have regarding music at your event. We will guide you through our song selections. We will send you a standard questionnaire regarding every aspect of our performance at your event. Every little detail will be finalized ahead of time so there will be no worries on your special day!
7. Wide range of styles and 400 titles on our song list.
We offer you the widest range of styles and the longest song list that is on the market!
Here is what we play:
Classical – from Bach to Beethoven, from Mozart to Debussy and everything in between!
Pop/Rock – it's a specialty of ours, to custom arrange your favorite songs such as Beatles, Van Morisson, Coldplay, U2, Journey, Verve, N.Young, etc!
Jazz – from background to danceable, from Dixieland to Miles, from Swing to Smooth Jazz.
World – Klezmer / Israeli music, French / Gipsy Jazz, Latin / Spanish, Italian, Irish, Celtic, Eastern European / Russian, Tangos, Bluegrass, Folk, etc.
8. Flexibility with instruments.
We work with some of the best musicians in the area! That is why we offer you complete flexibility in your instrument choice. Please check our list of available performers below.
9. Flexibility with guest performers and learning new song(s) upon request.
We always strive to accommodate your every need as best we can. That is why we gladly welcome a guest performer from the client's party into our group! It's best to agree on what we will perform together beforehand!
We know that you have favorite songs that you would like to hear at your special event. Most likely they are already on our full song list. If not – we will always make our best effort to accommodate you with your requests.
10. We love what we do!
We truly enjoy playing music for people! We take great pride in what we do.
It's a great feeling for us to know that we provided just the right music for the occasion and contributed to making a very special and memorable occasion! The countless number of positive comments from our many clients speak for themselves. Please check them out right below the song list!
Children's Birthday Parties
Sweet 16 Parties
Wedding Cocktail Hours
CLASSICALALL OF THE GREAT COMPOSERS AND MORE!
Canon in DJ. Pachelbel
Bridal ChorusR. Wagner
Wedding MarchF. Mendelssohn
RondeauJ. J. Mouret
Ode to JoyL.W. Beethoven
Trumpet VoluntaryJ. Clarke
The Four Seasons Spring; 1st MvmA. Vivaldi
The Four Seasons Winter 2nd MvmA. Vivaldi
Ave MariaF. Schubert
Ave MariaJ. S. Bach / Gounod
Air on the G StringJ. S. Bach
JesuJoy of Man's Desiring
Royal Fireworks / Allegro MaestosoG.F. Handel
La RejouissanceG.F. Handel
Ave Verum CorpusW. A. Mozart
Panis AngelicusC. Frank
Queen of SheebaG.F Handel
The SwanC. Saint-Saens
Sleeping Beauty. WaltzP.I. Tchaikovsky
Swan Lake. Main ThemeP.I. Tchaikovsky
Minuet in G Major #1J.S.Bach
Intermezzo to Act 3 from Cavalleria RusticanaPietro Mascagni
Clair De LuneC. Debussy
Piano Sonata #8 in C Minor 2nd MvmL. V. Beethoven
Piano Concerto #21W. Mozart
Eine kleine Nachmusic 1st MvmW.A.Mozart
On the Beautiful Blue DanubeJ. Strauss
Vienna LifeJ. Strauss
O Mio Babbino CaroG. Puccini
Concerto In G For 2 MandolinsVivaldi
Come Back to SorrentoErnesto de Curtis
'O Sole MioE. Di Capua
Time to Say Goodbye a.k.a. Con Te Partiroperformed by A. Bocelli
Slavonic Dance in EmDvorzhak
2nd WaltzD. Shostakovitch; from "Eyes Wide Shut"
Ashokan FarewellJ. Ungar
Shaker Melody a.k.a Simple GiftsA.Copland
Appalachian WaltzS. Tolstoy
Morning Has Brokenfolk
The Water is Widefolk
Lara's Themefrom "Dr. Zhivago"
Feather Themefrom "Forrest Gump"
GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOKJAZZ STANDARDS & BOSSA NOVAS
Fly Me to The MoonGreat American Songbook
What a Wonderful WorldGreat American Songbook
Somewhere Over the RainbowGreat American Songbook
UnforgettableGreat American Songbook
Moon RiverGreat American Songbook
Strangers in the NightGreat American Songbook
Que Sera Sera…Great American Songbook
Quando Quando Quando…Great American Songbook
The Way You Look TonightGreat American Songbook
I Get a Kick out of YouGreat American Songbook
I've Got You Under My SkinGreat American Songbook
Raindrops Keep Falling On My HeadGreat American Songbook
Days of Wine and RosesJazz Standard
Blue SkiesJazz Standard
A Foggy DayJazz Standard
Autumn LeavesJazz Standard
All the Things You AreJazz Standard
In a Sentimental MoodJazz Standard
Dream a Little Dream of MeJazz Standard
I Can Give You Anything But LoveJazz Standard
My One and Only LoveJazz Standard
Smoke Gets into Your EyesJazz Standard
For All We KnowJazz Standard
Lullaby of BirdlandJazz Standard
My RomanceJazz Standard
Route 66Jazz Standard
I Could Write a BookJazz Standard
You Don't Know What Love IsJazz Standard
Love is Here to StayJazz Standard
But Not For MeJazz Standard
The Man I LoveJazz Standard
Satin DollJazz Standard
Bye Bye BlackbirdJazz Standard
Blue BossaJazz Standard
You and the Night and the MusicJazz Standard
Isn't it RomanticJazz Standard
My Favorite ThingsJazz Standard
My Funny ValentineJazz Standard
Take FiveJazz Standard
There is No Greater LoveJazz Standard
Stella By StarlightJazz Standard
There'll Never Be Another YouJazz Standard
When You're SmilingJazz Standard
Lover ManJazz Standard
I Got RhythmJazz Standard
Night and DayJazz Standard
Honeysuckle RoseJazz Standard
Someday My Prince Will ComeJazz Standard
Mack the KnifeJazz Standard
All of MeJazz Standard
Sweet Georgia BrownJazz Standard
On the Sunny Side of the StreetJazz Standard
Take the A TrainJazz Standard
When the Saints Go Marchin' InJazz Standard
New York New YorkJazz Standard
Don't Get Around Much AnymoreJazz Standard
How High the MoonJazz Standard
It Don't Mean a ThingJazz Standard
Tea for TwoJazz Standard
The Shadow of Your SmileJazz Standard
Them There EyesJazz Standard
BrazilBossa Nova / Brazilian
Gentle RainBossa Nova / Brazilian
CorcovadoBossa Nova / Brazilian
Once I LovedBossa Nova / Brazilian
Aqua Ge BeberBossa Nova / Brazilian
MeditationBossa Nova / Brazilian
How InsensitiveBossa Nova / Brazilian
Girl from IpanemaBossa Nova / Brazilian
Black OrpheusBossa Nova / Brazilian
One Hand One HeartWedding Favorites
Wedding SongWedding Favorites
You Raise Me UpWedding Favorites
WORLD MUSICLATIN / ITALIAN / IRISH / FRENCH / RUSSIAN / JEWISH / KLEZMER / TANGOS / GIPSY JAZZ / BLUEGRASS
BesamemuchoSpanish / Latin
La BambaSpanish / Latin
GuantanameraSpanish / Latin
Por Una CabezaTango from "Scent of a Woman"
When Irish Eyes are SmilingIrish
Irish Jig / ReelIrish
Big Sandy RiverBluegrass
La Vi En RoseFrench - E. Piaf
Hymne a L'amourFrench - E. Piaf
Sous Le Xiel De ParisFrench - E. Piaf
I Will Wait For YouFrench
Midnight in MoscowRussian
Dark EyesRussian / Gipsy Jazz
Those Were the DaysRussian / Gipsy Jazz
Minor SwingGipsy Jazz
Swing GitaneGipsy Jazz
I've Found a New BabyGipsy Jazz
Bei Mir Bist Du SchoenKlezmer / Gipsy Jazz
Joseph JosephKlezmer / Gipsy Jazz
If I Were a Rich ManJewish
My Yiddishe MamaJewish
Hevenu Shalom AlehemKlezmer
Oy Yoy YoyKlezmer
Sisi Yet YerushalaimKlezmer
Erev Shel ShoshanimJewish
Jerusalem of GoldJewish
Shalom Aleichem WaltzJewish
POP / ROCKCONTEMPORARY MUSIC
Blue MoonPop / Rock
Isn't She LovelyPop / Rock
Love Me TenderPop / Rock
Georgia On My MindPop / Rock
Are You Lonesome TonightPop / Rock
Can't Help Falling In LovePop / Rock
Only YouPop / Rock
I Fall to PiecesPop / Rock
Can't Take My Eyes Off YouPop / Rock
HallelujahPop / Rock
Annie's SongPop / Rock
Brown Eyed GirlPop / Rock
Ain't No Sunshine When She's GonePop / Rock
Tears in HeavenPop / Rock
MoondancePop / Rock
Crazy LovePop / Rock
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and OutPop / Rock
in Agoura Hills, CA
"I hired International Strings solely based on the reviews on gigmaster and they did not disappoint! They were highly professional (on time, looked the part, great email communication prior to the event) and played beautifully at my outdoor wedding in June of 2012. They even learned a special song that I want to walk down the aisle too. Several people commented on how great they were including friends of mine who are musicians. I picked all the songs I wanted for my ceremony but left the rest of the time (cocktail hour) to them by saying basically "keep it upbeat" and again they did a great job. I would not hesitate to recommend them or hire them again. "
- Hayley G.
Wedding Cocktail Hour
in Redondo Beach, CA
"International Strings were fantastic! We got many compliments on the music. They were on time and followed the program to a tee. I would hire them again in a heartbeat."
- Leslie F.
in Temecula, CA
"I was impressed by the group's professionalism, selection of pieces, and musicianship. Many of the guests at our wedding raved about them, too! Would highly recommend them to others!"
- Christine W.
in San Martin, CA
"This group was a pleasure to work with and we were extremely satisfied with their overall performance for our wedding and reception. They learned a new song for our wedding and played it just perfectly! They were professional in every way. They provided the perfect musical portion of the entire event for us. They have such a large and varied musical catalogue that they played perfect music at each phase of the event. I would definitely recommend them to others and would also use them again! Thanks so much for helping to make our wedding a dream come true!
Rick and Amy Brooks"
- Amy W.
in Irvine, CA
"I had the greatest experience working with International Strings for our wedding; they're amazing, talented, professional & so easy to work with - even though they were hired with only 2 weeks notice! They even seamlessly handled a special saxophone request for us with such style that I honestly was blown away. We've received so many compliments from our guests, & even our wedding coordinator (w/12 years of experience) was impressed enough to pull me from our photo session just to see & hear how fantastic they were. We truly and HIGHLY RECOMMEND THEM for all performance types. If we could get married again just to hear them play, we would do it in a heart beat!! "
- J. R.
in San Diego, CA
"International Strings did an excellent job. I needed a band that could play some typical ceremony music (Canon in D, Wedding March, etc.) and then seamlessly move to a jazz band for the reception. I was particularly concerned that the jazz portion not sound like elevator music with easy listening versions of "yesterday" or Bon Jovi.
International Strings were spot on. Very classy three piece sting for the ceremony turned into a 5 piece jazz band that everybody raved about."
- Randolph R.
in San Pedro, CA
- Louie O.
in Long Beach, CA
"I couldn't be happier with International Strings. They were easy to communicate with, affordable and talented. My guests were very impressed with the music and all around performance. I had a special request that was easily accomodated. They were also very respectful during the wedding ceremony."
- Catherine B.
in La Mirada, CA
"I hired International Strings for my wedding ceremony and they were great! I highly recommend them. "
- Noemi P.
in Newport Beach, CA
"International Strings was very professional, asked all pertinent questions up front so there were no suprises, and most importantly provided wonderful music for our ceremony and reception. They even played a couple of requests for a last minute decision to have a few dances. I highly recommend International Strings for your event."
- Timothy M.
in Los Angeles, CA
"They did a wonderful job at our wedding at the Oviatt Penthouse. Extremely professional, punctual, relaxed and accomplished. We couldn't have asked for better entertainment."
- Jeremy R.
in Malibu, CA
"The string trio was fantastic. I booked them based on
online samples and when I heard them playing at our
party I knew I made the right choice. They really went
above and beyond our expectations. Everything was
extremely professional. Many guests complimented their
talent and repertoire (from classical to
contemporary). We are very happy with their
performance and will not hesitate to recommend the
International String Trio for any event"
- Joey F.
in Pasadena, CA
"They were absolutely wonderful! I'm so impressed with the International String Trio. They are true professionals and very accommodating with the various music that we requested for our party. We received great comments from all of our guests. When we are looking for musical talent for any of our future events, the International String Trio will be at the top of the list!"
- Jessica Y.
Wedding Cocktail Hour
in San Diego, CA
"Our overall experience with International Strings was excellent! We requested that they play classical music for the first half of the contract, and for the seond helf to play a combination of contemporary pop hits. They rose to the occassion! Their professionalism was wonderful, the players met all of our needs, and most importantly, the music was amazing. Guests were very complimentary as well. I would definitely hire International Strings again, and I would recommend them to anyone looking for a group that will deliver an extra element of class to their event."
In addition to Los Angeles, International Strings will also travel to Alhambra, Bell Gardens, Glendale, Huntington Park, Maywood, Monterey Park, Bell, Hollywood, Pasadena, South Pasadena, Montebello, South Gate, Burbank, Beverly Hills, Inglewood, Rosemead, San Gabriel, San Marino, Culver City, Downey, El Monte, Lynwood, Pico Rivera, Toluca Lake, Universal City, Willowbrook, Compton, La Canada, Montrose, North Hollywood
and many other locations in and around the Los Angeles area.
was rated an average of 5.0 stars out of
24 GigMasters clients.
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