Classically trained, award-winning musician with a repertoire that ranges from Pachelbel and Bach to pop, rock and jazz, Ben has over 30 years experience performing solo guitar in MD, VA, PA, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Annapolis, Frederick, York, Gettysburg and Harrisburg. Ben is equally at home playing music outdoors or in, formal or casual; his guitar will set the perfect tone for your wedding, reception, corporate or special event.
Ben played for our Harrisburg Client party, a gathering of 50 + insurance type people and attorneys. He provided excellent music--playing and singing--for the atmosphere that we wanted. His play list was extensive and he did multiple requests for our guests. Top notch performer. Jim
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Ben Sherman has been a professional musician in the Maryland area for over 30 years, performing thousands of gigs in a broad variety of styles. His activities include a full-time teaching schedule and a recording career, having produced two CDs of original jazz-rock music. His first guitar instruction book is currently in production. Ben has been honored many times for his achievements on the guitar, including a feature in Guitar Player magazine and winning Best Instrumental Musician in the Music Monthly Readers' Poll.
With ten years of study and a degree from Towson State University in classical guitar performance, Ben has maintained a commitment to classical music throughout his career. This has allowed him many exciting and varied performing opportunities, including a long running weekly engagement at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. D.C. in 2004.
Ben Sherman's repertoire ranges from Pachelbel, Bach and Vivaldi to rock, pop and Latin music, depending on the situation and the client's desires. Weddings typically require the most attention to detail. Having performed at hundreds of weddings for over 20 years, Ben has all the experience necessary to ensure the music for your event is perfect.
An extensive playlist of music is available for every part of the wedding ceremony, and you may always request your favorites. You will have the ability to select precisely the music you want for each part of the wedding. A typical wedding program may include music during the prelude, the processional, special music during the ceremony, recessional and a few minutes afterward. If desired, Ben can provide music for the cocktail hour and reception.
Past Booked Events
|January 24, 2019 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||Corporate Event|
|May 04, 2018 • 4:30pm - 6:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 18, 2017 • 5:30pm - 8:30pm||Corporate Event|
|September 03, 2017 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 13, 2013||Wedding Ceremony|
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