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Promenade String Quartet

The Promenade String Quartet is one of the most sought after Los Angeles based ensembles for wedding ceremony music, corporate events, and parties.  The group performs both classical music as well as original arrangements of popular non-classical songs, bringing a level of artistry and professionalism that your guests are sure to notice.

“They were great and easy to work with. Very accommodating as well. Has a huge selection of music to choose from with great range.”
Daphne Chang
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Meet our musicians

Ray Reinebach

Violin

Violinist, Ray Reinebach, has enjoyed a diverse career in the music entertainment industry, performing and recording a vast array of styles as a soloist, orchestral player, and studio musician on stage, screen, and in the studio.  Ray has appeared alongside 17-time Grammy, and 5-time Oscar winning film composers John Williams, and has recorded scores at studios such as Fox, Paramount, the WB, and Capital Records, and is Alumni of the Henry Mancini Institute.  In the pop music scene, he has shared the stage with Natalie Cole, Vince Gill, Pink Martini, Michael McDonald, Jason Mraz, P. Diddy, Nikki Minaj, T.I., Michael McLaughlin, Marvin Hamlisch, Dishwalla, Googoosh, Marco Antonio Solis, Gloria Trevi, Conrad Sewell, Gliss, and the cast of Glee.  Onscreen he has appeared in shows such as the New Girl, Glee, Strong Medicine, and Bridalplasty, music videos with Mary J. Blige and Mario Winans, as well as the film Post Grad.

As a classically trained musician, he has performed with such esteemed conductors as Michael Tilson Thomas and Kent Nagano, as well as renowned performers Sarah Chang, James Galway, and Vadim Repin, among others. He has been concertmaster of the Los Angeles Chamber Choir Orchestra, Debut Orchestra, UCLA Philharmonia, Golden State Pops Orchestra, CSUN studio orchestra, and CSUN symphony in venues including Walt Disney Concert Hall, Royce Hall, and Alex Theater.

Ray Reinebach Promenade String Quartet in Los Angeles
Ambroise Aubrun Promenade String Quartet

Ambroise Aubrun

Violin

French violinist, Ambroise Aubrun (Andy), has been described as a performer with a “marvelous ease, suppleness and beauty of sound” (A. Busser, Nice-Matin).  Since his recital debut at age 14, Andy has gone on to win numerous awards including 1st Prize at the Vatelot Competition, Mouans-Sartoux Competition, Atwater Kent Concerto Competition,  and is winner of the Fondation de France’s Charles Oulmont Prize.  Andy has appeared in many festivals around the world including Le Cercle musical (Cannes, France), the Festival de Loudun, the Dilijan Chamber Music Series (Los Angeles and Yerevan, Armenia), the Incontri in terra di Sienna (Italy), the Colburn Chamber Music Society, Le Salon de Musiques, and Pacific Serenades (Los Angeles).

Andy began his musical studies at age 4 at the Nice Conservatory where he obtained First Prize Magna cum Laude in Violin performance with Daniel Lagarde and Jean-Claude Abraham, and First Prize in Chamber Music and Baroque Music.  The following year, he was admitted to the Paris National Superior Conservatory where he studied with Roland Daugareil and Serge Pataud and went on to graduate at the age of 19.  Andy then obtained his Master’s and Doctorate degrees from UCLA under Professor Guillaume Sutre, as well as his Artist Diploma from the Colburn Conservatory of Music with Martin Beaver.  He is currently a guest lecturer at UCLA and teaches at the French Conservatory of Music in Beverly Hills.

Evan Antes

Viola

Violinist/Violist Samuel Lorenzini, a native of Seal Beach, California,  began studying violin and viola at 8 years old with Marcy Sudock.  He has been the concertmaster of Musique Sur La Mer Youth Symphony Orchestra and Honors Chamber Orchestra, and has won highest honors 4 years in a row at the Los Alamitos-Seal Beach Solo and Ensemble Festival.  Sam has been the featured soloist with MSLMYSO and YHCO both locally and abroad and has performed in numerous international venues, including the Grosser Musikverein-saal, in Vienna, the Mozarteum and the Sydney Opera House, in Australia, and the Teatro Nacional in San Jose, Costa Rica.  Sam received his Bachelor of Music Degree from the Herb Alpert School of Music at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), with an additional emphasis on music education and is now pursuing a Master of Music degree in performance at the Bob Cole Conservatory at California State University Long Beach.

Evan Antes Promenade String Quartet
Vardan Gasparyan Promenade String Quartet

Vardan Gasparyan

Cello​

Armenian cellist, Vardan Gasparyan, has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Armenia, United States, Canada and Germany at venues including Carnegie Hall, Alex Theatre, Glenn Gould Studio, Armenian Opera and Ballet National Academic Theatre and Salle Claude- Champagne, receiving high praise and performing to sold out audiences. Gasparyan’s performances have been broadcast on Armenian National Radio, Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s “Sundays Live” and Chicago’s WFMT Radio.

At age 16 Gasparyan made his debut with the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra and has gone on to win prizes at several competitions
including the Schmidbauer International Competition, Carmel Music competition, Emin Khachaturian Young Artists competition, and received the “Performing Arts Prize” at the Fine Arts Club of Pasadena. Classically trained but a versatile performer, Vardan has collaborated with renowned artists such as Arnold Steinhardt, Ani and Aida Kavafians, Daniel Hope, Paul Coletti, the Ébène Quartet, Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams and Tyler “The Creator”,  and appeared in the featured film “HERE” (an Official Selection at the Sundance Film Festival ).

Vardan received his Bachelor’s degree from Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory studying with renowned cellist, conductor, and former member of “Komitas” String Quartet Aram Talalyan, and went on to earn a Master of Music degree from The Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California where he studied with Ronald Leonard.

Laura Bedol

Violin

Violinist Laura Bedol began studying music at age four and later studied at the prestigious Colburn School of Music Los Angeles with Richard Schwabe.  In May 2015, Laura received her Bachelor of Music Degree from California State University, Long Beach, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and was inducted into the Phi Kappa Lamda Music Society.  At CSULB, Laura studied with Linda Rose, Lorenz Gamma, and Moni Simeonov.  She is an avid orchestral musician, and has performed with the Debut Orchestra, the American Youth Symphony Orchestra, and is currently a member of the Young Artists Symphony Orchestra.  Laura teaches violin, viola, and piano at the Belmont Music Studio in Long Beach, the Irvine School of Music,  and is a Teaching Artist with the Young Musicians Foundation, a program that provides instrumental music instruction to at-risk students in Los Angeles.

Laura Bedol Oceanside String Quartet
Hyunji Evonne Yi Oceanside String Quartet in Orange County

Hyunji Evonne Yi

Cello

Cellist Hyunji Evonne Yi attended the University of Southern California Long Beach and the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music.  Having started the piano at age 5, she began playing the cello at 11 years of age and went on to receive first place in many competitions including the Greater Los Angeles Regional ASTA competition, Southwestern Youth Music Festival, Greater Los Angeles Bach Complete Works Competition, and Rotary District Music Competition, and as a member of the Haust Duo advanced to the final round of the Chamber Music Competition (CMC).  Evonne was also a recipient of the National School Orchestra Association Orchestra Award in 2008 and was invited to attend the Interlochen Summer Arts Festival on scholarship in 2009. Recently she was the winner of the Instrumental Concerto Competition at Bob Cole Conservatory soloing with the symphony orchestra in concert.  Furthermore, she has enjoyed many orchestral experiences as principal cellist in the SCSBOA All-Southern Honor Orchestra, Orchestra Da Camera at the Colburn School of Arts, the Colburn Chamber Orchestra, the Bob Cole Symphony Orchestra, and is currently a member of the Young Art ists Symphony Orchestra. She has studied privately with Dorothy Muggeridge, Astrid Schween and continues to receive guidance from Joon-Sung Jun.

Jaclyn Kim

Violin

Growing up in Southern California, Jaclyn Kim began playing the violin at age 4.  She honed her skills in the pre-college program at The Colburn School of Performing Arts in Los Angeles and went on to complete her Bachelor of Music Degree in Violin Performance at the Bob Cole Music Conservatory at California State University Long Beach, studying with Lorenz Gamma and Moni Simeonov.  As an avid chamber and orchestral musician, Jaclyn performs frequently with the America Youth Symphony, Young Artist Symphony Orchestra and the Debut Orchestra.  She has appeared in some of California’s most prestigious venues including Orange County’s Segerstrom Hall and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Presently, Jaclyn is pursuing her Master of Music Degree with Moni Simeonov and Midori Goto at the Bob Cole Conservatory at California State University, Long Beach.

Jaclyn Kim Oceanside String Quartet
Samuel Lorenzini Oceanside String Quartet in Orange County

Samuel Lorenzini

Violin / Viola

Violinist/Violist Samuel Lorenzini, a native of Seal Beach, California,  began studying violin and viola at 8 years old with Marcy Sudock.  He has been the concertmaster of Musique Sur La Mer Youth Symphony Orchestra and Honors Chamber Orchestra, and has won highest honors 4 years in a row at the Los Alamitos-Seal Beach Solo and Ensemble Festival.  Sam has been the featured soloist with MSLMYSO and YHCO both locally and abroad and has performed in numerous international venues, including the Grosser Musikverein-saal, in Vienna, the Mozarteum and the Sydney Opera House, in Australia, and the Teatro Nacional in San Jose, Costa Rica.  Sam received his Bachelor of Music Degree from the Herb Alpert School of Music at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), with an additional emphasis on music education and is now pursuing a Master of Music degree in performance at the Bob Cole Conservatory at California State University Long Beach.