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Art String Quartet at Pleasantdale

Art-Strings News

Our Latest News & Recent Performances


Art-Strings is so happy to see Jon Bellion release his latest album, "Glory Sound Prep" with Capitol Records, and proud to be a part of this project. Listen to the Art-Strings' sound tracks in Jon Bellion's "Mah's Joint" & "Let's Begin"


We are pleased to announce our new release on YouTube - "Art-Strings Favorites 2018" collection. Watch it here


Art-Strings wins GigMasters' "Best of 2017" Award - sixth year in a row!


Our annual performance at The Sacred Heart Church of Bayside on Sunday, November 5, 2017 featured a number of selections in our concert named "A Musical Journey Through Time" where we utilized carbon fiber instruments. The Game of Thrones on carbon instruments was a real hit!


Art-Strings had a real blast playing at CIA annual event in NYC.  Mike Myers was there too, and we could not resist to play Just The Two Of Us and take a pix with Austin Powers, The Super Spy :)

See picture here...


We are very excited to announce that GigMasters' Rising Star 2016 Award goes again to Art-Strings - the most booked Classical Quartet in the US & Canada!


Breaking News! Art-Strings gets GigMasters' "Best of 2016" Award - fifth year in a row! Thanks to all of our supporters!!!


12/23/ 2016

Watch Art-Strings performing LIVE - Holiday Music at The Caroline in NYC. December 19th through 23rd. Watch here ....

12/12, 2016

Alexander Abayev, Director of Art-Strings will lead the Bachanalia Orchestra concert on December 18, 2016 in NYC. More info...

12/05/ 2016

Alexander Abayev, Director of the Art-Strings Ensembles will perform Bach Concerto in A minor with The Symphony of Westchester on December 11, 2016 at Iona College Concert Hall.  More info...


 Art-Strings had a blast working with a rising Hip-Hop star Jon Bellion on his new 2016 album The Human Condition. Watch The Making of  "Guillotine"


And The Rising Star Award 2015 for the "Top Classical Quartet 2015" goes to... Art-Strings, once again!

The 2015 GigMasters Rising Star Award winners represent the top-booked entertainers and party vendors in the U.S. and Canada. It is awarded to ONLY ONE ENSEMBLE PER CATEGORY.


The Rising Star Award for "Top Classical Quartet 2014" goes to... Art-Strings!



Art-Strings win (once again!) The WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award 2015!



See Art-Strings musicians performing live in New York City. Chamber music program "A Quattro" will include, among other pieces, Quartet No. 4 by D. Shostakovich and Beethoven's Grosse Fugue Op.133 - one of the most challenging pieces ever written. January 18, 2012 7:30pm at Symphony Space Concert Hall in NYC.



Art-Strings just win prestigious The Knot "Best of Weddings 2012" Award!


Art-Strings just performed for the Vincent Herbert (head manager for Lady Gaga) and Tamar Brexton anniversary dinner.


See Art-Strings musicians performing live in New York City.

Chamber music program "A Quattro" will include, among other pieces, Quartet No. 4 by D. Shostakovich and Beethoven's Grosse Fugue Op.133 - one of the most challenging pieces ever written. 
January 18, 2012 7:30pm at Symphony Space Concert Hall in NYC.



Pre-Independance Day Concert - "Sunset Serenades"

July 3, 2011 at 5pm in New Rochelle, NY You are cordially invited to hear the greatest music masterpieces by Mozart, Elgar & Tchaikovsky. Free admission! Click here for more info and directions


Concert Announcement

You are cordially invited to the recital of Art-Strings director and professor at Adelphi University Alexander Abayev at Adelphi Performing Arts Center on April 2, 2011. The program - 'Masterpieces of 19th & 20th Centuries". For directions/tickets please visit Adelphi PAC web page


"Dear Art-Strings Ensembles, We wanted to congratulate you personally on making our "Best of 2010" list on! The competition was steep, but those who won were definitely deserving of it! Your work in 2010 was great, and the reviews that your past clients gave you is definitely reflective of this. Congratulations!" - The OneWed Team


New York, NY - WeddingWire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, is thrilled to announceArt-Strings Ensembles has been selected to receive the prestigious annual WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 for "Ceremony Music"
Recognition for the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 is determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 750,000 WeddingWire newlyweds. Our past clients are among those that shared their experiences on WeddingWire, the largest wedding review site in the nation. Art-Strings Ensembles stands among the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire community, representing quality and service excellence within the wedding industry. Awards were given to the top wedding professionals across 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, and were based on the overall professional achievements throughout the past year.
“WeddingWire is honored to celebrate the success of the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire community,” said Timothy Chi, WeddingWire’s Chief Executive Officer. “With the annual Bride’s Choice Awards™ program, WeddingWire has the unique opportunity to recognize the best wedding professionals across the US and Canada. We applaud  Art-Strings Ensembles for their professionalism and dedication to enhancing the wedding planning experience last year.”


We really enjoyed playing with VIDEO GAMES LIVE! at Tilles Center in Long Island, NY. Check out our YouTube video  -  have fun watching our cellist Stan Orlovsky,  see him especially at 2:23 in this great video!


Art-Strings have been selected to perform for The Millionaire Matchmaker Show on BravoTV Channel (Season 4/Episode 6). Watch video ...

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