Zest adds the touch of pizzazz which sets your event apart.

Whether you’re looking to add a tint of elegance to your gala dinner, a splash of charm to your wedding, a swirl of glamour to your cocktail function, we can help.

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The Zest Experience

Draw your guests into the moment with the immediacy of live performance.

Zest String Quartet offers an ambience of effortless elegance. Versatile, dynamic and sophisticated, our music helps you craft an intimate experience which will echo in the memories of you and your guests long after you’ve said your farewells.

Behind the scenes, we work with you in the leadup to make sure everything’s organised so that on the day, you too can be carried away by the music.

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Style and Ambience

Zest String Quartet performs in a wide range of styles; choose the mood or mix that fits your event best! Lists of representative pieces from our most popular styles are below but if you have a particular favourite you’d like to hear, please ask us as we’d love to help.

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Classical Elegance

Water Music – Handel
Suite in D – Bach
Theme from Pride and Prejudice – Davis
Sicilienne – Faure
A Little Night Music – Mozart
Intermezzo – Mascagni

Concerto Grosso in Dm – Vivaldi

Valses Nobles – Schubert

Norwegian Dance – Grieg



Lyrical Charm

Flower Duet from Lakmé – Delibes
I’m falling in love with someone – Victor Herbert
Londonderry Air

My Heart Will Go On – from Titanic

Come Back to Sorrento – Curtis

O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini

O Sole Mio – Capua

Liebesleid – Kriesler

Playful Glamour

Ragtime Dance – Joplin
Country Club- Joplin
Funiculi-Funicula – Denza

Tango – Albeniz

La Paloma (the Dove) – Yradier

El Choclo – Villodo

La Cumparsita – Rodriguez

Brindisi – Verdi

Wedding Favourites

Canon – Pachelbel
Air on the G String – Bach
Bridal Chorus – Wagner
Wedding March – Mendelssohn
Trumpet Voluntary – Clarke
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach
Hornpipe from Water Music – Handel

Meet Zest

Formed of professional musicians with years of experience, Zest String Quartet specialises in elegant yet dynamic live music for corporate and private events in Auckland.

Amber (Violin)

loves music, mornings, and making things with fabric

Joo Yeon (Violin)

utilises her solo and ensemble experience in NZ and overseas to shape every performance into something special.

Veronica (Viola)

is an experienced ensemble performer and coach

Lisa (Cello)

springboarded from early competition and performance success into a Doctor of Musical Arts, and is now seeing her students achieve similar wins.

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