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Brandon is a professional violinist and violist in the Los Angeles area. A native of Visalia, California, Brandon began playing the violin at age 10 and the viola at age 14. In 2010, he attended the University of Redlands, studying violin with Pavel Farkas and viola with Kira Blumberg. In 2012, Brandon moved to the greater Los Angeles area in order to attend California State University, Northridge, studying violin with Michael Ferril and viola with Robert Berg. Since then he has achieved placement on the Dean’s list for two consecutive years. He has been awarded the Myron Sandler Ovation award as well as the Dr. Robert W. Wienpahl and Manuel Compinsky scholarships. He has also been a TELACU Education Foundation Scholar from 2011-2015.
 
Brandon is a member of the CSUN Symphony Orchestra and holds a Master’s Degree in Music major in Viola performance, studying with Lorenz Gamma. Brandon held the position of associate concertmaster for the University of Redlands Symphony Orchestra, and in recent years has performed with groups such as the Tulare County Symphony, Fresno Grand Opera, and the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra. He’s also been able to play under several professional conductors and composers such as Dr. Bruce Kiesling, Roger Kalia, Inon Zur, Gary Schymann, Chris Lennertz, Austin Wintory, Bruce Broughton, Russell Brower, and Jack Wall. When not performing regionally, Brandon spends his free time as a traveling musician. With years of experience in the music and entertainment industry, he has spent over 12 months on the road, performing in over 30 U.S. states and in the countries of Haiti, Colombia, Portugal and France, as a violinist and music director with the Celebrant Singers since 2010.
 
Brandon is also a member of the award-winning chamber ensemble, “The Whyman Project.” In May of 2014, The Whyman Project was selected as one of the winners of the prestigious Beverly Hills Music in the Mansion Auditions. Shortly after, the group recorded their first album, “Whymanesque.” Brandon has performed with the Whyman project all over Los Angeles, including in venues such as the MKM Cultural Arts Center, Greystone Mansion, and the Valley Performing Arts Center.
Brandon is an experienced solo violinist for weddings, corporate functions, other special events. His music spans a variety of genres including classical, contemporary, jazz, pop, and Indian music. He plays music for wedding ceremonies, cocktail hour, dinner reception, and other live music and entertainment gigs.

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FAQ, Booking and General Policy

Yes! Brandon, our Indian music violinist, specializes in Indian and Pakistani wedding music. Indian weddings are best celebrated with live musicians, whether it be a violinist or a Baraat band.

Yes! Brandon, our Los Angeles wedding violinist, specializes in many types of Indian music. His music spans from Bollywood hits to Punjabi wedding music. If you have any special song requests, let us know! We will gladly accommodate you.

including their instruments and an electric power source. Our wedding violinist will bring their own audio equipment and amplifier for the event.

We recommend that you send your special requests one month before the event. Our solo wedding violinist will learn the music within that time frame and make sure to play it at your wedding or event.

  1. Get in touch with us via email, phone, or chat with us on our website to set an appointment.
  2. Choose a musician, group, or package and ask for a draft contract. For ceremony & cocktail bookings, you may opt to book online through our interactive tool. Refer to our calendar to check for an available slot for your event date.
  3. Secure the date by depositing a down payment of 25% through our interactive tool and pay via credit card, venmo, paypal, or send us a check.

Your booking is automatically confirmed upon receipt of the deposit OR signed contract!

Please note: If we don’t receive the signed contract OR the required deposit within 7 days from the date of the contract, we will need to re-confirm the artist(s) availability again.

Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a username and password to access our portal. You may now create your custom wedding playlist via our interactive portal.

Please use our interactive tool to choose among thousands of songs in our playlist. There you can choose songs for your ceremony and cocktail hour. 

Do you need help planning your wedding music? Our dedicated team has a variety of wedding playlist suggestions for you. 

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We understand that at times, the unexpected happens. Our policy on cancellations are written below:

  • For cancellations 30 days before the event, you will receive a 100% refund of the deposit amount.
  • For cancellations less than 30 days before the event, the deposit is non-refundable.

Please Provide Shade/Umbrella

  • We require a shade/umbrella for our musicians, instruments, and audio equipment. This is due to the extreme sensitivity of musical instruments to changes in temperature and exposure to sunlight and humidity. In some cases exposure to elements may lead to irreparable damage to the instruments.

Please Prepare a Covered/Dry Location in Case of Rain

  • We require a covered/dry location for our musicians, instruments, and audio equipment in case of rain. Exposure to water or humidity is damaging to our musical instruments and audio equipment. In some cases exposure to elements may lead to irreparable damage to the instruments. 
 Please Provide Heater
  • We love playing outdoors but in lower temperatures please provide a heater for our musicians. Our musicians remain outdoors for more than an hour with an additional hour to set up before the appointment. The heater will keep them warm before and during their performance. 
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What our past clients say

Jammie A.
Los Angeles, California
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I recently celebrated my birthday and I had Brandon an amazing violinist play. Not only was he super sweet he took the time to learn my custom playlist. He learned 15 new songs and in an extremely short amount of time. He sounded excellent. He gave my party that extra umph I was looking for. Thank you Brandon you're awesome!
Vannah D.
Los Angeles, California
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Brandon was a solo violinist for our wedding. He did a terrific job at our wedding. He played beautifully! If I have another event, I would hire him again in a heartbeat. Margie was so easy and helpful to deal and book stuff with. She made everything easy during the stressful wedding process. I also liked that the response turn around time. It shows true professionalism.
Julie W.
Santa Barbara, California
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We hired the strings duo for our Santa Barbara wedding and I'm glad we did. They showed up on time and played everything we requested beautifully. Margie was very responsive to all my emails and took care of picking out the songs for before and after the ceremony that I didn't have time to research. Thank you Margie!! Your Santa Barbara Strings duo was Perfect!
  1. Naire T.

    5.0


    We hired Brandon as our violinist for our wedding ceremony and cocktail hour. He was so sweet, professional and did an amazing job. We had given him a not so traditional list of songs to play for cocktail hour and everything sounded amazing. I am very please with our experience and would definitely recommend!

  2. Christina Ennabi

    5.0


    Brandon played at our wedding at the end of August and we are so happy with how everything turned out! He did such an amazing job! The music selections were perfect and he’s so talented. We are so glad we went with OMG for our special day. They were very accommodating with all the wedding postponements and changes we dealt with during the Covid pandemic. Brandon is very professional and personable. Our guests loved him too. Thank you so much Brandon!

  3. Brian and Marisol

    5.0


    Brandon was amazing. He did a wonderful job. We are very happy with your services and appreciate your help with our big day.

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