This experienced and respected local guitarist is at home in any setting as a soloist or with orchestras and small ensembles. He is noted for his warm and engaging performance style, along with great attention to detail. In addition to classical music he is well versed in a range of other styles including Jazz, Latin and Brazilian. Peter is also a sought after instructor and keeps a private teaching studio on the east side.
Julian Catford – guitarist, plays Spanish and classical guitar, Latin, jazz, swing, Brazilian, tango, French waltzes and Flamenco. From studies in classical guitar with Guillermo Fierens (a student of Andre Segovia), jazz performances with Cab Calloway and Rosemary Clooney, appearances at many local festivals, including Bumbershoot, and release of his Latin jazz CD ŒSonoroso, Julian has over 25 years performing experience. He teaches guitar at Seattle Pacific University. Solo & Small Groups available.
Julie Cho took studies in Germany. She is currently playing for the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra and coaches group classes for the Seattle Conservatory’s Eastside Chamber Program.
Serving the Pacific Northwest, Earthtone Strings performs a blend of Classical, Folk, Rock and Popular style music for your special occasion. We are available for weddings, anniversaries, parties and funerals throughout the year. We are easy to work with, reliable and fun spirits. But mainly we are most interested in creating the perfect musical landscape for your special event
This unique multi-instrumentalist plays over 40 woodwind instruments, and specializes in the complete saxophone family, from the rare piccolo sax to the 6-foot-tall contrabass sax. In addition to performing as a soloist, Jay's eclectic selection of small ensembles are available to provide classical, ragtime, Renaissance music, and more for weddings, private parties and corporate events.
Mary Frank is a classically trained harpist, who for the past 35 years has specialized in bringing the lyrical sound of the harp to weddings, receptions and funerals. The expressive quality of her music has won her a loyal following. In addition to the harp, Mary sings and plays the piano professionally. With her wide range of musical experience, including her special ability to improvise, Mary can match the music of the harp to meet whatever mood you would like to express.
Robert Gale has been playing and teaching trumpet in the Seattle area for 20 years. His teachers include Fred Sautter (Oregon Symphony), Christopher Leuba (Chicago Symphony) Jerry Oram, and Claude Gordon. He plays in the Northwest Sinfonietta, Federal Way Symphony, Seattle Trumpet Consort, and Pacific Brass Quintet. He also teaches band and private lessons at several locations in Renton, Kent, and his home in Mountlake Terrace.
Susan McLain has been a professional harpist for 27 years. She has played at least 2500 weddings. This gives her a fascinating perspective, much of it poignant, memorable and hilarious!
Experience the beautiful sounds and emotional expressiveness of Brian Lally's classical guitar and vocal performances. Perfect for weddings, parties, fund-raisers, and social events where delightful music is the essential requirement, Brian's exquisite touch stimulates, soothes, and inspires. His solo guitar repertoire includes Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Spanish, and original music. Depending upon your needs, Brian's beautiful vocal performances of classical, jazz standards, and contemporary songs may be included as well.
Solo Guitar and Ensembles Create a memorable occasion with exceptional solo guitar music or an ensemble featuring Glenn Lestz. Choose music to suit your taste, including classical, jazz, blues, rock, folk, pop, and ethnic, to ensure a truly wonderful event.
Mary's studies took place in Europe. She has lived and performed in the Seattle area since 1990. Her music includes Christmas carols from all around the world, as well as classical guitar and lute music from Italy, Spain, England, Germany and South America from medieval to present day.
A graduate of Wellesley College, Leslie McMichael's musical pursuits include performance, teaching, recording, and composition. Her musical arrangements are available from Mel Bay Publishing and Vanderbilt Publications, and she's currently in the recording studio working on two releases of traditional music for lever harp and original songs on her electric harp.
South Sound Strings serves the Tacoma and Kitsap Peninsula with exceptional quality wedding and party music. The standard ensemble is string trio, two violins (Mary Manning and Gwen Taylor) and cello (Margaret Thordill). South Sound Strings also offers duos and quartets. See thier website for more information and to hear musical selections.
Monica Schley is a classically trained Seattle harpist who freelances in many styles: classical, new music, improvisational, jazz and rock. She has 20 years of experience playing for private engagements, weddings, recording, live performance, and funerals. Some of the musicians she has worked with are Butch Morris, Evan Flory-Barnes, Jherek Bischoff, Masada, Jesse Sykes, Jim Knapp, Hey Marsailles and Kanye West. She has played at venues such as Bumbershoot, The Triple Door, Fairmont Olympic Hotel, and Microsoft.
Danielle McCutcheon is available for performances, whether a wedding, commitment ceremony, reception, private or corporate party, or memorial service. You have the choice of solo violin, String Thyme Duo (violin/viola, two violins, violin/cello), String Trio, or String Quartet.
Seattle-based harpist Marian Sussman will create the perfect ambiance for your wedding, event, or special occasion. Solo or ensemble, classical, popular, or world music including Celtic and Israeli. 206/290-8192 firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria is a Seattle-based classical and alternative style cellist, and is available for events (weddings, parties, funerals) and shows. After her Graduate studies, Maria moved to Hollywood and performed with Florence Henderson, Cat Power, Beth Thornley and String Theory. Seattle became her home in 2009, and since, Maria has collaborated with: Jherek Bischoff, Eyvind Kang, Wayne Horvitz, Jason Webley, Ahamefule Oluo, Degenerate Art Ensemble, Scrape, B'shnorkestra, Led to Sea, Mirah, Paul Kikuchi, The Angel Band Project, Bill Frisell, Lee Oskar, Hauschka, DeVotchKa, Al Gore, Karin Stevens Dance, and Dance Theater of Harlem. As a recording artist, Maria holds credits with John Zorn, The Head and the Heart, Recess Monkey, Jason Webley, ÄÄNIPÄÄ, Amanda Palmer and Fightstar. www.groovecello.com