I provide music for events through the classical guitar. The experience itself is wonderful background music for your special event. I have been playing for over 18 years, and I have performed and taught various styles of guitar for 8 years. I have performed music in both the United States and Spain. The sound from the guitar that I create is something that I have honed and perfected over the years. What makes my service unique? I have dedicated my time to the creation and expression of music, and my desire to share that expression with my clients fuels the entire experience to a higher level. I am excited and grateful for my career and enjoy meeting and working with a variety of people.
Joey played for my wife and I for our anniversary picnic dinner. We had dinner at the UNCC Botanical Gardens in the Asian Garden. I communicated with Joey about where we wanted to set up and the mood that I was going for and he could not have done it more perfectly! The evening went exactly the way I envisioned it! Joey was extremely professional and dressed very nice for the occasion as well. I would definitely recommend him for any event.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 300 minutes
Languages: Un Paquito Español
Unions: GFA (Guitar Foundation Of America)
What to Expect
I arrive about 30 minutes before the scheduled event time to set up amplification (If needed). I have hours of repertoire to perform, and I keep the music as exciting, relaxing, and emotional as possible during the event. The music itself is music that is idiomatic of the guitar, with beautiful harmonies. I'm very obedient with my clients, and I will adjust any aspect of my services to fit my client's desires.
Joseph Rincon has been honing his abilities in guitar for over seventeen years and has performed extensively throughout the east coast. He earned his B.M. in Performance degree from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, as well as receiving a formal recognition as “Outstanding Performer” by the faculty of the department of music. He also received two additional recognitions and scholarships from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke for his exceptional skill in music performance.
Over the years, he has been recognized for his outstanding musicality and his passionate performances. His guitar playing and musicianship has been described as “a combination of deep and moving musical ideas with beautiful sound and refined technique”. His performances are energetic and highly expressive, whether he is performing for a large audience or a small and intimate gathering.
In addition to frequently performing in the Charlotte, Lake Norman, and surrounding areas, he is also an inspired music teacher. He teaches various styles of guitar, including electric and steel-string acoustic guitar, as well as different musical genres such as rock, blues, and folk. As an instructor, he wants to share his love of music with his students, and his goal is to awaken the musical potential in them. He is a highly dedicated professional with a desire to not only teach students how to play the guitar but to learn how to use the guitar as a vehicle of musical expression.
Additional Booking Notes
If Amplification for volume is desired, all that is necessary is a wall to plug in to.
Upcoming Booked Events
|October 05, 2018 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm||Rehearsal Dinner|
Past Booked Events
|October 13, 2015||Anniversary Party|
|May 10, 2014||Graduation|
In addition to requests, such as classical guitar arrangements of popular music, my set list includes:
Sonata Op. 15
Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro BWV 998
Castillos De Espaa
Suite Espaola Op. 47
Variations on a Theme of Mozart
Variations on a Theme of Handel
Caprice in D minor
Allegro in A minor
Andantino Grazioso in D major
Andantino in A Major
And much, much more..
Influences & Inspiration
I sparked an interest in the nylon-string guitar when I first attended school for music. I spent hours listening to the greats, learning how the music is supposed to sound. To name a few musicians who have inspired me musically: Andres Segovia, Manuel Barrueco, Ana Vidovic, David Russell, Vladimir Horowitz, Yo-yo Ma, Cat Stevens, The Beatles, Ian Watt, and too many more to list.
Just a wall to plug in to, and a chair with no arm rests.
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