Pierce Quartet

String Quartet from Brooklyn, NY - Will travel up to 60 miles
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Hello! We're the Pierce Quartet. Although we're new to gigmasters we collectively have thirty years experience playing weddings and special events.

First Violinist Chia-Yin Ma has a master's degree in Violin Performance from the Peabody Conservatory . She has been performing with the Peabody Improvisation and Multimedia Ensemble since 2005. Her great love is jazz and new music--she arranged and recorded the strings sections for Kathy Watson's album entitled “Come to Me,” the jazz pianist Joel Holmes' album entitled “African Skies,” and also the saxophonist Russell Kirk for his first debut Album entitled “Black & White”.

Second Violinist Margot Bennett, a born and raised Jersey girl, grew up singing classical music with her church choir. While studying violin she acquired a deep love for the chromatic harmonies of composers ranging from Mozart to Rutter, with a particular interest in Requiems. Her work as a singer songwriter has been profoundly influenced by dark poetic singer songwriters such as Leonard Cohen and Laura Nyro.

Violist Kate Barmotina has a degree in Music Education from NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. She is a passionate devotee of new and experimental music as well as a longtime fan of Beethoven.

Cellist Lenna Pierce studied chamber music under the world famous Chiara Quartet, and was runner up in their 2008 "Play with the Chiaras" competition. Her second album as a singing cellist was named WFMU's new album of the week in 2015. She loves playing weddings; helping brides and grooms to realize their personal vision for their special day.


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Wedding

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Pierce Quartet played for both our ceremony and the cocktail hour. We could have not been more pleased! We were somewhat overwhelmed with details of the wedding, but Lenna helped us pick appropriate songs for our ceremony, which were all beautifully executed. After the cocktail hour, several guests commented to us how impressive they were during the cocktail hour. They are talented, low maintenance, and very professional. We highly recommend Pierce Quartet!

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Leena was great to work with. She new exactly what we were looking for and the music was excellent. We would highly recommend Pierce Quartet. Thank you for making our day special!!!!

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
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2018
Oct
20
Wedding
New York City, NY
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2018
May
26
Wedding Ceremony
Queens, NY
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2018
Apr
28
Wedding
Brooklyn, NY
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Apr
1
Church Service
Astoria, NY
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2018
Jan
21
Wedding
Clifton, NJ
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
2017
Dec
17
Church Service
Astoria, NY
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2017
Sep
24
Wedding
Bronx, NY
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Canon in D
Pachelbel
Spring
Vivaldi
Largo from Winter
Vivaldi
Here Comes the Bride
Wagner
Arioso
Bach
La Rejouissance
Handel
Wedding March
Mendelssohn
Don't Stop Believing
Journey
El Scorcho
Weezer
I want to hold your hand
The Beatles
String Quartet
Chamber Music Quartet
Classical Quartet
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fund Raisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Pierce Quartet will also travel to Jamaica, Flushing, Far Rockaway, Arverne, Inwood, Long Island City, Cedarhurst, Lawrence, New York, Valley Stream, Woodmere, Atlantic Beach, Elmont, Floral Park, Hewlett, Glen Oaks, Lynbrook, Malverne, Bronx, East Rockaway, Franklin Square, Hoboken, Jersey City, New Hyde Park, Garden City, Great Neck, Island Park, Long Beach, Oceanside, Paramus.
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