Carpe Diem String Quartet

Carpe Diem coming in September
Amy Galluzzo, violin; Carol Ou, cello; Korine Fujiwara, viola; Charles Wetherbee, violin

One of the most unique and sought-after chamber ensembles on the concert stage today, the Carpe Diem String Quartet performed over 90 concerts in 33 states across the USA in the 2011-12 season, most recently playing for an audience of over 4000 at the Redlands Bowl in southern California. Carpe Diem is a boundary-breaking ensemble that has earned widespread critical and audience acclaim for its innovative programming and electrifying performances. With programming that reflects its passions for Gypsy, tango, folk, pop, rock, and jazz-inspired music alongside the traditional string quartet repertoire, Carpe Diem has defied easy classification while quickly becoming one of America’s premier “indie” string quartets.


  • Italian Serenade in GHugo Wolf (1860 – 1903)
  • Quartet in G minor Op 27Edvard Grieg (1843 – 1907)
  • Fiddle Suite Montana: Korine Fujiwara (1967- )

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