Nob Hill String Quartet
The Nob Hill String Ensembles offer an extensive repertoire of elegant classical, light-classical and popular music for weddings, receptions, corporate functions and special events throughout the Greater San Francisco Bay area.
Led by Teressa "Terry" Adams (cellist and music coordinator) ensemble members include some of the finest, most experienced professional musicians in the Bay Area. Individually, they have performed with the San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose symphonies, and participated in hundreds of recording sessions and musical theater productions such as "Les Miserables," "Showboat," "Evita," "Miss Saigon" and "Phantom of the Opera."
Ensemble players have performed and recorded with numerous celebrities, including Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Pearl Bailey, Tony Bennett, Sarah Brightman, Henry Mancini, EllaFitzgerald, Joel Grey, Smokey Robinson, Linda Ronstadt, Country Joe MacDonald, Al Jarreau, Boz Scaggs, Billy Joel, Kitaro, Aaron Neville, John Williams, Van Morrison, Bjork and many other popular recording artists.
Movie soundtrack credits for the members include "Star Wars," "Predator II," "Mimic," "The Game," "OneFine Day," "Sphere," "Inspector Gadget," "Bicentennial Man" and "Once UponA Time in Mexico" — all recorded at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County.
Ensemble players have performed at many of the Bay Area's finest venues — country clubs and mansions, hotels, restaurants, museums and exhibit halls, wineries and other up-scale locales.
The Nob Hill String Ensembles include:
- Quartet (Two violins, viola and cello)
- Trio (Two violins and cello / violin,viola and cello / or flute, violin and cello)
- Duo (Violin and cello / or flute and cello)
- Solo Violin or Solo Cello
- Salon Orchestra and String Orchestra
Additional instruments — such as trumpet, piano or bass — may be added or substituted upon request. One or more vocalists may also be added to extend the range of your event's music program.
Home Base: San Francisco