Classical Guitarist Daniel Silverman specializes in event music. Whether you need background music for a private event, wedding ceremony or cocktail hour, Daniel has the perfect program to fit your needs.
Daniel provided the finishing touch to our perfect day. He entertained our guests before, during and after our wedding ceremony. Daniel customized his musical selections to fit our theme. At our request, he also arranged for guitar a song which both Tom and I wanted to include. Daniel was easy to work with, courteous, prompt, and personable. Our guests enjoyed Daniel's music to an extent that some commented they wished his performance could have been longer . My husband and I are thrilled that we selected Daniel for our special day. We would not hesitate to recommend him for future engagements.
Price Range: $250 and up.
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
Daniel has all of his own equipment needed for performing at your event - that means you can save hundreds on not needing to rent any live sound equipment. All you need to make sure of is a power supply.
Daniel will typically arrive to your event 1 hour before the posted start time, accommodating for set-up time. This hour is not included in your rate. You will be billed only for time from when the first not rings until the last note stops.
Classical Guitarist Daniel Silverman, based in Akron, Ohio, can be heard regionally in a broad range of performance settings. In recital, Daniel is currently performing a lecture recital featuring the music and history of Sephardic Jews from fifteenth century spain.
An avid educator, Daniel currently serves on the faculty of the Fairlawn School of Music in Fairlawn, Ohio and the Hudson School of Music in Hudson, Ohio. His previous teaching positions include the Cuyahoga Community College preparatory division and the Avon School of Music.
Daniel studied with renowned guitar professor Stephen Aron at the University of Akron. His studies at the University of Akron versed him strongly in the traditional concert guitar repertoire, history of fretted instruments, and plucked string pedagogy. While a student at the University of Akron, Daniel had the opportunity to perform in master classes with guitar titans Jason Vieaux, Roland Dyens, and Marco Sartor. Daniel was chosen, along with select studio members, to represent the University of Akron at the Columbus State University guitar symposium in Columbus, GA and the James Stroud guitar competition at Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, Ohio.
Past Booked Events
|July 02, 2017 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
The typical wedding ceremony can be divided into four sections: The Prelude, Processional, Ceremony, and Recessional.
Prelude –The Prelude music will begin approximately 20 minutes before the official start time. During this portion of your ceremony, I will play a varying selection of light classical music as your guests arrive on this most special day.
Processional – The processional begins with the groomsman escorting the bridal party to the altar. It is not uncommon for the bride to walk down the aisle to different music than her bridal party.
Selections for the processional can be chosen from a wide array of genres, including pieces such as:
Bridal Chorus – F. Mendelssohn’s
Cannon in D Major – J. Pachelbel
Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles
All of me – John Legend
Making Memories of Us - Keith Urban
A Whole New World - Aladdin
Your Song - Elton John
Some couples have special songs that they would like to use for the processional. If you have a request, I will be happy to try and include your personal selection.
Ceremony Music – The couple may choose to include the lighting of a unity candle or a sand ceremony.
Recessional- Congratulations to the NEWLEYWEDS! Music will play as you, the bridal party, groomsman, and guests depart from the ceremony.
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