Our Story


Our Story

Established in 2014, the music of Velveteen Ensemble has serenaded tens of thousands of listeners worldwide. Our various range of ensembles offer versatility without compromise in experience. While we are most known for performing as a string quartet, we have often performed in larger and smaller configurations, ranging from duo to a chamber orchestra. We aim to offer the most flexibility to listeners when it comes to ensembles and repertoire, ranging from Bach to Beatles to Beyoncé and beyond.

What sets Velveteen Ensemble apart from others?

Velveteen is a regularly performing ensemble that not only works with incredible artists, but collaborates in projects beyond that of the traditional norm. We offer incredible diversity in our performances while maintaining the highest level of musicianship. The majority of our musicians come from a classical background, graduating from schools like Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music, Yale among others.

Velveteen Ensemble currently works with many reputable names. Some of the top Pop and Hip Hop artists such as Migos, luxury showcases including brands like Swarovski, and popular television networks including HBO and Sony. We have produced music for hit TV shows and have significant experience performing at hundreds of luxury weddings throughout New York City for high-end clientele and celebrities. We also perform at smaller, private functions, personally-tailoring concerts to any genre and music combination requested. Our ensemble is here to make unforgettable experiences for our clients
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Beautiful Ensemble

Marcel and his team were great to work with and played incredibly beautiful music throughout our wedding ceremony and cocktail hour. Leading up to the wedding, Marcel was very responsive and invited us to some upcoming shows so that we could experience the music before our wedding day. On the day of, everyone raved about how great the Velveteen Ensemble was. I would absolutely recommend hiring them!

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