Why hire Viva la Strings?
String trio/duo/quartet for weddings, receptions, anniversaries, and more! We provide classical, contemporary, jazz, pop, sacred, just about any musical taste! Even special arrangements! Violins, viola, cello, acoustic guitar and flute all available! Our web site is www.vivalastrings.com
Violin- Pendra Lee Snyder. Plays weekly with the Worship Orchestra at Fairhaven Church in Centerville, Ohio. Holds Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana State University. Freelance musician for various concerts, shows and special events. Previously member of the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Violin - David Sosa holds Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Has played violin since 1999 and previously served as concertmaster of the University of Dayton Orchestra. David plays weekly in the worship orchestra at Fairhaven Church.
Viola-Kristen McNabb. Kristen has played internationally throughout High School and College, and started playing bluegrass and folk fiddle in 2004. Currently, Kristen teaches private violin and viola (classical and bluegrass), plays with local bands, participates in various album recordings, and enjoys playing in string ensembles.
Cello - Joel Thompson began playing in 2002, performing folk and Celtic music with his family. He currently studies classically at Wright State University, working towards his BM in cello performance. He has won first place at the state level MTNA ensemble competition two years in a row. Joel is currently working towards his auditions for graduate school in early music performance.
Guitar - Joe Knight. Has performed Leonard Bernstein’s Mass with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra as well as other DPO performances. Lead Guitarist for Ragdoll, a rock/blues/funk/country band which plays a mixture of original material and cover tunes. For over ten years, Knight has been teaching guitar at Hauer Music.
Pendra Lee Snyder: Business Manager/Violinist
Kristan McNabb: Music Librarian/violist
David Sosa: violinist
Joel Thompson: cellist
What to Expect
Professionalism - quality service- attention to detail - all part of Viva la String's mission to provide you with the perfect music stylings to honor your special occasion. We work WITH you to select just the right music to make your experience enjoyable and relaxing.
Past Booked Dates:
12-15-2012 — Troy, Ohio