My name is Alejandro Olson and I have been playing the guitar for over 14 years. I have performed at Carnegie Hall, the tiniest living room you can imagine, and everywhere in between. I have been playing the guitar for over half my life and I want to share my experience with you. I am confident that my varied repertoire and experience will adhere to exactly what you want - all you have to do is ask.
Our experience with Alejandro was wonderful. He was professional, friendly, and responsive leading up to the event. He arrived early, was well prepared, professional, and he played absolutely beautifully. He even prepared a specific piece for my husband and me at the end of our wedding reception, which we felt was a very thoughtful and kind gesture. We would hire him again and highly recommend him!
It was a pleasure dealing with Alejandro.
He impressed me with his professionalism, from how he handled my requests, his timely arrival to the event, his courteous manner with my guests ,to his top notch performance! Highly recommend him , he will add an unforgettable experience to your event. Thank you!
Alejandro worked with our MC just prior to the event. He performed the most lovely music as people were settling into their seats, then in between poems and recollections about my Mom that people would read. At the end he performed a much longer piece. Everyone enjoyed the music. It added so much.
Alejandro provided his website, pricing and a short video in a timely manner prior to the event. I was impressed with his professionalism from start to finish. His music was lovely and just the right mix. Not too overwhelming, but excellent selection, and just the right tone. The ladies loved the music and I would highly recommend Alejandro for any of your entertaining needs! He made my Party Perfect!
Price Range: $100 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
You can expect a well-rounded musician that will give your event the added musical touch you are looking for. Depending on what you want, you can expect to hear songs like Scarborough Fair and Yesterday or you can hear Bach, Giuliani, and Coste.
Whether the event is a wedding or a private concert, I will provide music to make it an experience no one ever forgets.
Alejandro Olson is a professional classical guitarist with a Master of Music degree from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver. He competes in international guitar competitions in multiple countries as well as national competitions in the United States. Alejandro has won 1st prizes at Le Domaine Forget International Guitar Competition, the Grossmont Community Concert Association Competition, the American Protege International Music Competition at Carnegie Hall, and the Denver Classical Guitar Competition.
As a performer, Alejandro has impressed audiences around the world in countries such as Italy, Norway, the United States, and Canada. When asked about his playing, audiences describe it as "simply amazing" as well as "vibrant and beautiful."
As a transcriber, Alejandro has created a variety of new works for the classical guitar. He debuts most of these transcriptions with his violin-guitar duo: the York Street Duo. The duo actively performs works by Tartini, Sarasate, Rachmaninov, and Piazzolla. Currently, plans to publish these transcriptions are in the works and due in the next year.
Additional Booking Notes
I will need an open space to set up and play
I will need a chair to sit in
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