Why hire Orquesta Mayor?
Introducing the Carolinas Premier Salsa Band - Orquesta Mayor! We are proud to serve you the most extensive repertoire in Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Cha-cha-cha, Bolero, and more. The Orchestra is made up of 11 professional musicians: 2 Trumpets, 1 Trombone, Conga, Timbal, Bongo, Piano, Baby Bass, and 3 singers, all of different nationalities such as Puerto Rico, Cuba, Peru, USA, Mexico, and Colombia. We can provide our own first-rate PA system and lighting (addt'l fee), dress in complete uniform, and keep your guests dancing all night long! The Orchestra is available for wedding receptions and all upscale events. Viva la Salsa!
Orquesta Mayor was formed in 2006 in Charlotte, NC by bandleader Helder Serralde for the purpose of connecting people to quality music and an enriching multi-cultural experience. The Orchestra is made up of 11 professional musicians: 2 Trumpets, 1 Trombone, Conga, Timbal, Bongo, Piano, Baby Bass, and 3 singers, all of different nationalities such as Puerto Rico, Cuba, Peru, USA, Mexico, and Colombia.
Various international festivals have hosted this salsa sensation, such as the International Festival of Spartanburg, Moja Festival of Charleston, Charleston Latin-American Festival, and the Latin-American Festival of Charlotte, just to name a few. Thanks to the experience, ability, and talent of its members, Orquesta Mayor has had the opportunity to accompany different salsa artists such as: India, Maelo Ruiz, Raulin Rosendo, Hector Tricoche, Domingo Quinones, Paquito Guzman, and Choco Orta.
Orquesta Mayor features music from many different genres including, but not limited to, Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Cha-cha-cha, Bolero, etc. The group is currently working on their freshman album. Their forthcoming album has already generated interest in the form of airplay offers from Latino radio stations along the east coast from Virginia to Georgia!
Helder Serralde: Director, 1st Trumpet
Bryan Osborne: 2nd Trumpet
Lucas Hulett: Trombone
Martin Donate: Timbal
Vivian Cortes: Piano
Tim Singh: Bass
Javier Mendoza: Lead Vocals
Frank Martinez: Congas
Jorge de la Rosa: Vocals
Laura M. Villamil: Vocals
Victor Raul Verano: Bongo
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Marc Anthony, Hector Lavoe, Luis Enrique, Jerry Rivera
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 45 - 180 minutes
Traditional and elegant Salsa Music! Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Cha-cha-cha, Bolero, etc.
We can provide our own sound system and lighting for an additional fee.
We honor special requests! Let us know in advance and we will gladly accommodate you.
Past Booked Dates:
12-07-2012 — Private Event Greenville, SC
10-20-2012 — Machu Picchu Rest Pineville, NC
10-14-2012 — Latin American Fest @ Symphony Park Charlotte, NC
10-13-2012 — Studio 54 Greenville, SC
10-07-2012 — MOJA Arts Festival Charleston, SC
10-07-2012 — Latin American Fest @ North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
10-06-2012 — Wingate University in Wingate, NC
09-28-2012 — Private Event Mooresville, NC
08-26-2012 — Festival Peachtree Latino Atlanta, GA
08-11-2012 — Machu Picchu Restaurant Pineville, NC
08-10-2012 — Private Event ~ Charlotte, NC
07-27-2012 — Hickory, NC
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Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Casino, Christmas Party, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Corporate Event, Cruise, Dinner Dance, Ethnic Celebration, Festival, Grand Opening, Holiday Party, Launch Party, Private Party, Quinceañera, Restaurant, Sweet 16 Party, Wedding Reception