Meet the Musicians!

Allante String Quartet Utah Wedding Special Event Music

We are the Allante String Quartet. We've been playing together since 2016 and, in addition to our concerts, we also love playing for weddings and special events in Utah County and Salt Lake County.

Here's a little bit about us! Meet the musicians!

Allante String Quartet Utah Wedding Special Event Music
Rachel Burton, cello.
Rachel had somewhat of an unconventional upbringing in music, and began cello when she was 12. Despite the late start, Rachel surpassed her colleagues with natural skill. She received her bachelor's degree in cello performance at Utah State University. She fell in love with chamber music under the concentrated direction of the Fry Street Quartet. She furthered her graduate studies in performance at the University of Utah with Pegsoon Whang of the Utah Symphony. Rachel holds a skilled studio of 30 students, is a member of the Timpanogos Symphony Orchestra, and is the founder of the Allante String Quartet. She has two rambunctious girls and a delightful husband who bring her so much joy!






Allante String Quartet Utah Wedding Special Event Music
Alli Taylor, viola.
Alli fell in love with string instruments at a young age, and began the viola at age ten. She studied Music Education at Brigham Young University, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Music Education at BYU. She also directs the university's New Horizons Orchestra. When she's not rehearsing or studying, she loves going on adventures with her family.
Allante String Quartet Utah Wedding Special Event Music
Megan Watson, violin.
Music has always been an important part of Megan's life. She grew up in a musical home and began violin lessons when she was four years old. She has played with the Orchestra at Temple Square and studied Violin Performance at Brigham Young University and Music and Music Education at Columbia University. Megan shares her love of music through private teaching. She loves her husband and kids and enjoys sewing and crafting in her spare time.
Allante String Quartet Utah Wedding Special Event Music
Bonnie Whetten, violin.
Bonnie's love of music began at age 4 when she started talking violin lessons from her mother. Since then she has earned degrees in violin performance from Brigham Young University and the University of Maryland, where she studied under the Guarneri String Quartet. She especially loves chamber music, and has been playing for weddings and special events since she was 15. In addition to music, Bonnie also loves off-roading and traveling with her family. 

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