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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Sonia M.

Marcel & his team were absolutely amazing!! Great communication, kind, reliable, &super open to any requests/suggestions! I was so excited to have them perform at my wedding so much that Ive expressed saying I wish as the bride if I could just sit with the guests just to watch them, when he afterwards sent me a video of their live performances for me to enjoy! Thank you so so much! Having yall be apart if my ceremony was so special & priceless! Thank you all so very much! My husband kept talking about how great yall were & how perfect it was.. Guests were also super impressed as well!! Again, thank you a million times! Love the new Mrs. & Mr. Minervini

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