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The String Queens

About this Artist

Praised for their authentic, soulful, and orchestral sound, The String Queens (TSQ) are a dynamic trio that creates stimulating musical experiences that inspire diverse audiences to love, hope, feel, and imagine! With an array of repertoire spanning from the Baroque era to the Jazz Age to today’s Billboard Hot 100 Chart, TSQ performs versatile programs that take listeners on a rousing musical journey through time and a multitude of musical genres. 

Based in Washington, DC,  TSQ has been featured in performances at renowned concert halls and venues across America, including Carnegie Hall in New York and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in the nation’s capital. Notable appearances include a special performance dedicated to Vice President Kamala Harris at the “We Are One” Presidential Inauguration Concert in January 2021 and a spotlight presentation of TSQ’s electrifying arrangement of Harry Styles’ hit song “Golden” for Wimbledon, the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament, in June 2021. A frequent feature of the DC jazz scene heard in headlining performances, the ensemble has also made multiple appearances at the DC Jazz Festival and the Capital Jazz Fest. 

TSQ’s members are Kendall Isadore, violin; Dawn Johnson, viola; and Élise Sharp, cello.