Artem Vovk, Classical Guitar

Why book Artem Vovk, Classical Guitar?

Artem Vovk's extensive experience, unique musical talent, and beautiful sound of the guitar will make your day truly special. You can rest assured that your event will be handled with professionalism and be graced with classical guitar music of the finest quality.
I can provide solo guitar, guitar duet, and guitar-violin duo.

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Wonderful musician

We hired Artem for our wedding and he was very accommodating. The guitar and the music fit our occasion perfectly! Very professional and extremely talented. I would definitely recommend him!

Expertise
Communication
Professionalism
Priced Fairly
Adaptability
Reviewer: Jennifer V.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Silver Spring, MD
Event Date: Mar 16, 2013
Hired As: Classical Guitarist

Artem was outstanding entertainer for my wedding.

Artem was outstanding entertainer for my party. Very friendly, accomodating, flexible, professional....and VERY Talented! I would definitely recommend him for weeddings, concerts, partied and any other special events.

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Reviewer: Irina P.
Event: Anniversary Party in Baltimore, MD
Event Date: May 24, 2012

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 60 - 240 minutes
  • Fee: $200-1000
  • Languages: English, Russian
  • Unions: AFM

Overview

Excellence!

Additional Booking Notes

I have my own microphone and Fishman Loudbox amplifier.

Artem Vovk, Classical Guitar

Classical guitarist Artem Vovk is a doctorate student at CU-Boulder. He received his undergraduate and Master's degrees at Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Artem has performed at numerous events and functions in Maryland, Pennsylvania and DC. As a professional musician, he also premiered numerous solo and chamber works at Peabody Institute, soundSCAPE music festival in Italy, and Bang on a Can festival in Massachusetts. Collaboratiors include Avi Avital, Hakki Cengiz Eren, Esin Gunduz, members of ICE Ensemble, eighth blackbird and Bang on a Can All-Stars.

The team providing the talent:

Artem Vovk

Guitarist

Kathryn KIlian

Violinist

Set List

This is a partial list, I will always take requests.
Processional:
Bach – Arioso
Bach – Air on the G String
Bach – Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Bach – Largo from Concerto for Two Violins
Bach – Sheep May Safely Graze
Clarke – Trumpet Voluntary (“The Prince of Denmark’s March”)
Debussy – Flower Song from Lakme
Handel – Hornpipe from the Water Music
Handel – Rejoussaince from the Royal Fireworks
Massenet– Meditation from Thais – I have the music…
Mouret – Rondeau (Masterpiece Theatre Theme)
Pachelbel – Canon in D
Purcell – Trumpet Tune
Shostakovich – Romance from “The Gadfly”
Wagner – Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin

Recessional:
Beethoven – Ode to Joy theme from Symph. No. 9
Handel – Hornpipe from “Water Music”
Handel – Rejoussaince from the Royal Fireworks
Mendelssohn – Wedding March from Midsummer Night’s Dream
Vivaldi – Spring, 1st movement

Wedding “Other”:
Debussy – Clair de lune
Gounod – Ave Maria
Handel - Air from “Water Music”
Malotte – The Lord's Prayer
Massenet– Meditation from Thais
Mendelssohn – Wedding March from Midsummer Night’s Dream
Purcell – Trumpet Tune
Schubert – Ave Maria
Traditional Scottish – Mairi's Wedding
Traditional Jewish – Simon Tov

CONTEMPORARY:
Albinoni/Giazotto – Adagio in G minor
Bozza – Berceuse et Serenade
Elgar – Chanson De Matin Op. 15
Elgar – Salut d’amour Op. 12
Ibert – Entr'acte
Joplin – Maple Leaf Rag
Joplin – The Entertainer
Joplin - Ragtime Dance
Malotte – The Lord's Prayer
Satie – Trois Gymnopedies
Sousa – The Thunderer
Sousa – Washington Post March


POPULAR/ROCK:
Aerosmith – I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing
Beach Boys – Wouldn’t it Be Nice
Beatles – All You Need Is Love, Blackbird, Can’t Buy Me Love, Good Day Sunshine, Here Comes the Sun, Here There and Everywhere, I Want To Hold Your Hand, In My Life, Let it Be, With A Little Help From My Friends, Yesterday, Hey Jude,
Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive, Night Fever
Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling
Bonner/ Gordon – Happy Together
Clapton – Wonderful Tonight, Tears in Heaven
Coldplay – Clocks***, Yellow***, Viva la Vida
Dashboard Confessional – Stolen***
Devotchka - How It Ends
Enya – Only Time
Fleetwood Mac – Landslide
Frampton – Baby, I Love Your Way
Gaye – How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You
Guns N Roses – Sweet Child of Mine
Hendrix – Purple Haze
Jack Johnson – Better Together
James Taylor – Sweet Baby James
Joel – She’s Got a Way
Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
Kaempfert – L-O-V-E
Kelly – I Believe I Can Fly
Kreviazuk – Feels Like Home
Lifehouse – You and Me
Michaelson – The Way I Am
Mraz - I'm Yours
Mraz - Lucky
Murphy – A Fifth of Beethoven
Plain White T’s – Hey There Delilah***
Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen - Love of My Life
Ripperton – Loving You
Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
Sting – Fields of Gold
Temptations – My Girl
The Doors – Hello I Love You
The Four Tops – I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)
The Pogues – Love You Til the End
The Postal Service – Such Great Heights
The Verve – Bittersweet Symphony
U2 – All I Want is You, Beautiful Day
Valli – Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You
Van Morrison – Moondance
Stevie Wonder – Sunshine of My Life
Streisand - Woman in Love
Simon & Garfunkel - El Condor Pasa
Scorpions - Winds of Change
Rolling Stones - Lady Jane
Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven
Black Sabbath - She’s Gone
Deep Purple - Soldier of Fortune
Michael Jackson - You Are Not Alone

ROMANTIC POP:
Torna a Surriento
Bocelli – Time to Say Goodbye
Gabriel – Book of Love
Elvis – Can’t Help Falling in Love, Love Me Tender
Rodgers – Blue Moon
Adams – Everything I Do, Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman, I’ll Always Be Right There, When You Love Someone
Ramirez - La Peregrinacion
Moriot - Melody
Joe Dassin - L’Ete Indien
Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
Albert - Feelings
Mathieu - Pardonne-moi ce caprice d'enfant
Stewart - Sailing

Influences & Inspiration

Manuel Barrueco, David Russell, Beatles, Jason Mraz, Tom Waits, Paul Simon

Setup Requirements

1 Chair for each performer

120V Electrical outlet

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