Dana Starkell is the perfect choice when someone is looking for a guitarist to perform elegant, easy listening music for their special event.
Dana's skill and performing experience has received numerous five-star reviews so you can be assured your event will be handled by a professional with prompt service. Dana uses a state-of-the art PA system for quick setup and pristine sound.
Price Range: $250 - $1500
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Enjoyable, easy listening Renaissance, Spanish, and Baroque classical guitar music.
Dana Starkell is an award winning guitarist available for all occasions throughout the Midwest. Dana began his solo career while undertaking a world record 12,181 mile canoe trip from Canada to Brazil. During the trip, his friendship with a student of Alice Artz led to Dana's first formal concert at The University of West Indies. After returning from South America, Dana won the Senior Classical Guitar category at the Manitoba Music Festival. Since then, he has attended master classes held by renowned classical guitarist Christopher Parkening and continued his studies with other world renowned guitarists.
Dana’s repertoire includes Classical, Renaissance, Spanish, and Baroque masterpieces. He has released six classical guitar albums and has a wide selection of music to compliment your event. Dana has a great passion for music and you will appreciate his prompt and professional service.
Additional Booking Notes
Access to a grounded electrical outlet.
Past Booked Events
|January 24, 2020 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||School Assembly|
|November 16, 2019 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm||Wine Dinner|
|June 15, 2019 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm||Assumption Catholic Church - Charlotte, IA|
|May 26, 2019 • 4:30pm - 6:30pm||Minnesota Boat Club - Wedding - St. Paul, MN|
|December 18, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Thunder Bay Grill - Christmas Party|
|September 20, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Big Cedar Lodge - Ridgedale, MO - Awards Service|
|January 27, 2018 • 9:00am - 1:00pm||Illinois Music Education Conference|
|January 26, 2018 • 9:00am - 5:00pm||Illinois Music Education Conference|
|January 25, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm||Illinois Music Education Conference|
|March 16, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Thompson Rivers University - Kamloops, B.C.|
|March 15, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Thompson Rivers University - Kamloops, B.C.|
|October 05, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Davenport West High School - Presentation | Davenport, IA|
****** SPANISH ******
Cajita De Musica
Recuerdos De La Alhambra
Spanish Romance - Traditional
Leyenda - Isaac Albeniz
Gallarda - Gaspar Sanz
****** CLASSICAL - BAROQUE ******
Suite in E Major - Johann Sebastian Bach
Gavotte En Rondeau
Minuet I & II
Suite in E Minor - Johann Sebastian Bach
Minuet in G - Johann Sebastian Bach
Ave Maria - Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude in C (BWV 846) - Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude in D (BVW 1007) - Johann Sebastian Bach
Suite in D Major - Antonio Vivaldi
Suite in D Minor - Robert De Visee
Minuet I & II
Harpsichord Suite - Domenico Cimmarosa
Sonata in A
Sonata in C#m
Sonata in D
Etude Sencillos - Leo Brower
Canon in D (Pachelbel's Canon) - Johann Pachelbel
Gymnopedie 1 - Erik Satie
Gymnopedie II - Erik Satie
Gymnopedie III - Erik Satie
Koyunbaba-Presto - Carlo Domeniconi
****** RENAISSANCE ******
A Toy - Jane Pickering's Lute Book
Bockington's Pound - Francis Cutting
Catena Of Love - Cesare Negri
Come Again - John Dowland
Corina - Santino Garsi Da Parma
Corrente - Gaspa Sanz
Currant - Anon.
Dance For A Lady - Cesare Negri
Double Time - Anon.
Dance - Danza - Anon.
Entree De Luth - Robert Ballard
Gallarda - Gaspa Sanz
Galliard - Sink-A-Pace - Anon.
Giga - Gaspa Sanz
Go From My Window - Anon.
Greensleeves - Anon.
I Know Who Has Fun - Cesare Negri
Kemp's Jig - Anon.
Mistress Nichols Almand - John Dowland
Mistress Winter's Jumpe - John Dowland
My Lady Hunsdon's Allemande - John Dowland
Pavana - Gaspa Sanz
Robinson's May - Thomas Robinson
Round Battle Galliard - John Dowland
Saltarello - Vincenzo Galilei
Se Io M'Accorgo-Madrigal - Anon.
Song Of The Nymphs - Cesare Negri
The Foog - William Bride
The Squirrel's Toy - Francis Cutting
Treccie D'Oro - Anon.
Watkin's Ale - Anon.
White Flower - Cesare Negri
Willson's Wilde - Anon.
****** RANDY RHOADS ******
****** DANA STARKELL ******
Isla Verde - Dana Starkell
Veracruz - Dana Starkell
Delphina Azul - Dana Starkell
|Dana Starkell||Motivational Speaker - Adventure|
Influences & Inspiration
Christopher Parkening, John Williams, Julian Bream
Chair - preferably armless.