meet luna strings.
Luna Strings is an Atlanta-based string trio that coordinates musical entertainment for wedding ceremonies, receptions and other elegant events. Emily, Katerina and Erica boast a combined 60+ years of playing experience on their instruments.
Luna Strings is proud to offer an extensive and diverse selection of music that will fit the tone of any event, from large corporate events to intimate wedding ceremonies where we have had the privilege of performing alongside artists like Edwin McCain and Nashville hit maker Steve Dean. Many of the pop arrangements found on our music list were arranged by us and are sold world wide. The members of Luna Strings maintain a busy concert schedule taking front and center for performances at distinguished venues including Eddie's Attic, Phillips Arena, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Emily laminack wetzel
Emily Laminack Wetzel has Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees in violin performance, with minor areas in viola and piano performance. She has performed in Germany, Austria, Italy, China, and throughout the USA participating in orchestras, opera orchestras, film music, pop concerts, chamber concerts, and solo recitals. Dr. Wetzel has over a decade of teaching experience ranging from instrumental lessons to academic music classes, beginner level to university performance major, and age toddler to adult. Dr. Wetzel currently teaches violin, viola, and piano in multiple locations throughout the metro Atlanta area and maintains an active freelance performance career.
Atlanta native Katerina Lewis is a founding member of Luna Strings. She is a freelance performer and teacher of viola and violin who began working as a professional musician at the age of 14. Katerina holds a Bachelor of Music degree in viola performance from Converse College and a master’s degree in viola performance from Georgia State University. She is also the principal violist of the Atlanta Pops Orchestra and has performed with well-known artists like Gloria Estefan, Celtic Woman, the Zac Brown Band, Josh Groban, and Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
Erica Ransbottom graduated from Georgia State University in 2009 with a degree in cello performance. Presently, Erica is a freelance musician that performs with regional orchestras, worship bands and special events trio Luna Strings. In addition to the classical field, Erica has branched out into other genres of music including bluegrass and popular music. Highlights from Erica's performance career include playing alongside Rod Stewart, Disturbed, Amy Grant, Edwin McCain, Trampled by Turtles, Chris Tomlin, Trans Siberian Orchestra and Josh Groban.