About Us

The Mariposa String Quartet plays all the great music, whether you love Mozart and Bach, or prefer The Beatles and Ed Sheeran. Please look through our large library of music to find just the right song for your wedding or special event.

Rehearsing in Carol's studio: (L-R) Nancy, Carol,

Grace and Tanya


We are all full-time musicians living and working on the Central Coast of California; and we've been playing in the San Luis Obispo Symphony, OperaSLO, Orchestra Novo, chamber music groups and recording studios for decades.

Mariposa Quartet:
Grace Seng, violin
Tanya Streder, violin
Carol Kersten, viola
Nancy Nagano, cello


With our friends:
Jeanne Shumway, Barbara Spencer
Sharon Holland, Emily Lanzone
David Hennessee, Karen Loewi-Jones

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