Duetto d'Arpio

Welcome! We are a Bay Area violin and cello duet that performs both classical music and requested popular contemporary songs for wedding ceremonies. :-)

Booking info:

E-mail us at christinehsia@gmail.com

Please include:

Event Date
Event Details
Event Start Time

Phone Number
Event Location (City/State)

Rates & Sample Contract:

$160 per musician
Sample Wedding Contract

Current Wedding Pieces (and more by request!)


How early in advance do I need to book?

We recommend at least 4 months in advance, but if your event date is closer, please do not hesitate to inquire.

What’s the booking process?

Please contact us and let us know your wedding details. If we are available, we will respond with questions about song selection, details such as microphones used, and anything that might come up. Once confirmed, we'll send a contract. Payment should be made one month prior to the ceremony.

Shawn Prudhomme is a Bay Area violinist and violist from the foothills of Northern California. He holds a Bachelor of Music in performance from University of the Pacific, where he studied with Igor Veligan. Shawn performs regularly in the SF Bay Area and around Northern California with the Merced Symphony, InConcert Sierra, the Apollo Orchestra, the Veridian Symphony, and others. Shawn also performs around the country in other music styles, including traditional Irish music and Jazz, with various artists including Current Personae, The Hebrew Project, and Cellista.