String Quartet for Hire

Live musicians to make your event special

The Ensemble

My primary group for hire is currently the Silicon Valley String Quartet. Find us here:

I have performed for dozens of special events with various string quartet musicians. Contact me and I will coordinate an experienced group or join your ensemble.

Denise Flatness, viola

Brooke Mickelson, viola/violin

Oshagan Merjanian, cello


  • Weddings
  • Corporate Events
  • Churches
  • Concerts
  • Fundraisers
  • Graduations
  • Banquets

Music Selections

Brooke’s gig books contain a variety of music from classical pieces to popular song arrangements. If she doesn’t already have your perfect song, she is happy to seek an arrangement.

Here are some sample recordings of the Silicon Valley String Quartet at a wedding.

Classical Pieces

  • Canon in D- Pachelbel
  • Bridal Chorus- Wagner
  • Wedding March- Mendelssohn
  • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba- Handel
  • Pomp And Circumstance- Elgar
  • Jesu-Bach
  • La Rejouissance- Handel             
  • Air– Handel
  • Ode to Joy- Beethoven
  • Mozart Quartets K.156, 157, and 160
  • Eine Kleine Nachtmusik- Mozart
  • Adagio for Strings- Barber
  • Hungarian Dance No. 5- Brahms
  • Meditation from Thais- Massenet





Popular Arrangements

  • Hey Jude- The Beatles
  • Fly Me to the Moon- Frank Sinatra
  • Yesterday- The Beatles
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love- Elvis Presley
  • Somewhere- West Side Story
  • A Whole New World – Aladdin

And More!

Request any music you like!


Why Choose Us

10 Years of Experience

I have played viola for over 15 years and two degrees to show it. My colleagues are equally qualified.

Affordable Rates

My rates are for professional groups, but our customized service is like no other.

We Deliver

I will do everything possible to meet your requests to make your event special.

Professional Excellence

My colleagues and I are professional musicians specializing in string instrument performance and chamber music. We are also devoted teachers and music arrangers.

“We hired [Brooke’s group] to play at a memorial service… I am SO glad we did. The music was beautifully played and they were extremely professional. They handled our special requests beautifully, and their rates were very reasonable. I would definitely recommend them for your special event.”

-The Ziegerts

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