Passenger String Quartet:

The Passenger String Quartet is an avant-garde, experimental neo-classical group, formed by Northwest composer/violinist Andrew Joslyn. The group is in high demand as studio session musicians, tours & performs original compositions, as well as backs a wide variety of regional, and national touring groups from David Bazan, DJ Spooky, Suzanne Vega, to Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Ivan and Alyosha, Kris Orlowski, Doug Martsche, and many more.

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Rebecca Chung Filice – Cello

In demand as a session musician, Rebecca Chung Filice has appeared on several blockbuster films, commercials, video games and universal studio simulator ride soundtracks. She’s toured with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Judy Collins, and Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and has collaborated with various artists including Mark Lanegan, Idina Menzel, and David Bazan. Aside from performing and giving private cello & piano lessons, Rebecca enjoys rock climbing, cooking spicy food and yoga.     

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Seth May-Patterson – Viola

One of the last students of the virtuoso violist Emanuel Vardi, Seth May-Patterson performs regularly with the Tacoma Symphony, Federal Way Symphony, and sits Principal for the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra and the Seattle Rock Orchestra. In his free time he serves as a personal servant to his 17lb feline friend, Maxwell.

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Alina To – Violin

Alina To is a Seattle-based freelance studio and performing violinist as well as private violin teacher. She is currently a member of a variety of musical projects, including B’shnorkestra, Scrape, and Tacoma Symphony Orchestra, and has collaborated with artists such as the Fleet Foxes, Jherek Bischoff, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, DJ Spooky, the Degenerate Art Ensemble, and Eyvind Kang. In addition to private violin instruction, Alina works as a faculty member at the University of Washington International English Program. She loves adventures, experimenting with food, and laughing.

Andrew Joslyn – Violin

Manager, leader and orchestrator for the Passenger String Quartet. 

Additional members:
Violin: Sarah Chung
Viola: Christopher Foerstel
Cello: Danah Olivetree