Queen City Ensemble is a wedding music ensemble based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Sisters Jenny and Becky Thoms are violinists who have formed a much sought-after string trio with cellist Jean Beaudoin, playing for weddings in and around the Charlotte area. With their extensive knowledge and expertise, the trio has mastered the precise timing required for wedding ceremonies, along with a large repetoire of music that couples can choose from with guidance from the musicians. Queen City Ensemble can also take special requests for musical pieces specific to an event.
With an average of 23 years of experience, each member is a classically trained musician. They have received training from Appalachian State University, Eastman School of Music, Florida State University, Indiana University, North Carolina School of the Arts, Rice University, the University of South Florida, and the University of Cincinnati. They have performed in numerous orchestras and accompanied several world-class musicians, including Ray Charles, John Tesh, Sandy Duncan, and cellist Lynn Harrell.
Queen City Ensemble offers wedding packages tailored to meet the couple’s budget. They can play for wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours, receptions and rehearsal dinners. The trio can also learn new music as per the couples’ request, and additional instrumention may be available.
65 Reviews for Queen City Ensemble
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Lexi Elmore · Married on 11/10/2020
Queen City Ensemble was wonderful to work with! They were very responsive and flexible with changes I made to my repertoire and unexpected weather. The music was beautiful and a great addition to my small, intimate wedding. I loved working with the ensemble and definitely would recommend to others!Sent on 10/23/2020
Maci Horner · Married on 10/02/2020
They were very accommodating with our requests and did a beautiful job. I highly recommend.Sent on 10/20/2020
Robert · Married on 10/05/2019
Great experience, I highly recommend Queen City Ensemble!!!
The ladies from Queen City Ensemble were fantastic! Jenny, Becky, and Jean were incredible to work with. It was our only daughter's wedding and Queen City Ensemble set a great mood for the entire evening! Our guests were overwhelmed by the beauty of the music and the very professional presentation. I would highly recommend the ladies of Queen City Ensemble to anyone who would want a flawless and beautiful experience. I'm one very happy Dad!Sent on 03/01/2019
Absolutely loved working with Queen City Ensemble! They were prompt, professional, and the music was so beautiful! They were very responsive throughout the planning process and a pleasure to work with. Look forward to working together soon!
Something about live music at a wedding ceremony that sets it apart. This group has a wonderful quality and great sound!
Looking forward to working with you!