Backstage Pass: Meet Lorraine, Violin & Viola

Oct. 11, 2014 by

How long have you played the violin? I started playing the violin when I was 10 years old in the 5th grade. I decided to join orchestra instead of band because my older brother and sister were both in band, and

Backstage Pass: Meet Aimee, Cellist

Sep. 22, 2014 by

How long have you been a cellist? I started cello when I was 14. I had played the viola in my school in Oklahoma, but when my family moved out to west Texas, my new school didn’t have any cello

Wedding Traditions: Country Charm

Sep. 20, 2014 by

Your Wedding Day: It’s a gorgeous day for a wedding! The sun is streaming through the windows, and it’s finally here. Today’s the day you are getting married to the man of your dreams! You’ve spent so much time planning

"This is how our story begins" sign

Featured Wedding: Jacquelin + Kenneth

Sep. 15, 2014 by

The Wedding Details: It seemed that every last detail was perfect for Jacquelin and Kenneth’s wedding at The Orchard at Caney Creek on Saturday – even the weather! Lanterns and beautiful orange bouquets (courtesy of HEB florist) hung from the

How We Learn New Music

Sep. 8, 2014 by

Dolores asks, “How do you learn new arrangements two weeks before a wedding ceremony?” When we are asked to play a new piece of music, we first have to find or create an arrangement. For much of the pop music,

Backstage Pass: Meet Vera, Violist

Sep. 5, 2014 by

How long have you been a violinist / violist? I was introduced to the violin at Starbright Daycare by the director’s daughter who was studying music at Rice University. I formally continued studies with Mrs. Kathy Karpicke at Parker Elementary. One

Wedding Raves: Elena + Alfredo

Aug. 28, 2014 by

“I hired Third Floor Strings string trio to play at my wedding and it was the best decision I made! They did an excellent job and I got many compliments from my guests. It was a dream come true to

Backstage Pass: Meet Jami, Violinist

Backstage Pass: Meet Jami, Violinist

Aug. 15, 2014 by

How long have you been a violinist? I began playing the violin when I was seven. Do you play any other instruments? In addition to the violin, I also play the oboe, English horn, and piano. What music do you listen to

Wedding Traditions: British Isles

Wedding Traditions: British Isles

Aug. 14, 2014 by

It’s a lovely spring day in Houston and all the guests have arrived to celebrate a new union. The string trio is poised at the front of the aisle, under the big oak tree, waiting to begin the music. The

Backstage Pass: Meagan + Jason Meet “The Band”

Backstage Pass: Meagan + Jason Meet “The Band”

Aug. 12, 2014 by

Our own fan club? Sure, we have quite a few fans (most of them may or may not be our family and good friends)! We’ve also made lots of friends and fans over the 7 years that we’ve been playing