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

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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,

Wedding Cake Tips for the Budget Bride

Sep. 6, 2014 by

Planning a wedding can be stressful, and getting things done on a budget can further complicate the process. A wedding cake can quickly become one of the most expensive elements of a wedding, particularly if you’re looking for ornate designs

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

Featured Wedding: Brian + Sara

Sep. 4, 2014 by

The Wedding Details: Bach’s Cello Suite, played by our very own Aimee Norris, set the mood for this evening wedding in The Woodlands. The prelude music provided by our string trio, and the chiming of the hour accompanied black ties

Featured Wedding: Natalie + Harry

Sep. 2, 2014 by

The Wedding Details: The waves crashing gently against sun-kissed toes set the perfect atmosphere for this elegant beach front wedding. Held at Galeveston’s glamorous San Luis Resort, the guests arrived dressed to the nine’s and ready to embrace Natalie and

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

Back of the Wedding Dress

Back of the Wedding Dress

Aug. 21, 2014 by

The silence surrounds me, so much that I can hardly hear a pin drop over the loud thumping of my heart against my chest. I feel a gentle squeeze from the hand that has comforted and guided me so many