Unique Holiday entertainment!!! Acquiring a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from the University of South Florida, Alex is available for your; Holiday party, church gathering, wedding or office party. Alex is extremely versatile in all genres of music such as classical, contemporary, Christmas music, island music, etc...His forte is Marimba, but can also play the drums on a set, and has his own instruments to bring to your event.
Price Range: $50-$300
Gig Length: 20 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
Playing on the marimba before or during a wedding, funeral, or a church service. Holiday parties where Christmas carols are needed. Dinner parties, office events, island music on a cruise ship or pool deck. Opening act for headlining classical musician. New business grand opening, or library concert. Playing a full set of drums for a band or combo for any type of venue. Private lessons.
I've been playing percussion for over 12 years. I studied at St. Petersburg College and the University of South Florida, under the direction of John Shaw (Principal Percussionist of the Florida Orchestra) and Robert McCormick (Former Tympanist of the Florida Orchestra). I had an abundance of performing opportunities throughout college. At my college recital I showcased an hour long performance of all perfected percussive instruments.
Sometimes I play as a duet with a featured soloist, Alexandra Sexton, who plays the Flute. If requested, we will both play for you as we have also been working together to being wonderful classical music to the public.
Teaching is an option, and I would consider giving private lessons as well as performing. I am very good with school aged children and have a lot of experience teaching elementary and middle school students.
My main instrument is the Marimba, as it is such a fun instrument to create with. My goal is to touch the hearts of people that love the sound of the soft, luscious tones of the keys when I perform. I am looking forward to playing for you.
Additional Booking Notes
I would require a decent staging area, one that is 12' x 6' or larger. The Marimba is a big instrument. Also, I would require some setting up and breaking down before and after performance. Otherwise, no electrical plugs needed unless desired. Minimal lighting needed to read music if need be.
Past Booked Events
|December 22, 2017 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Fuccillo Christmas|
Classical and Contemporary Pieces. Holiday music and Island tunes. Religious music and wedding songs. Jazz or Spanish pieces if needed. Specific song choices by the employer might affect the overall quote, but it is definitely something I am willing to negotiate. Can learn pop or soft rock songs appropriate to the venue as well.
Depending on the venue, I might need a mic/PA system to amplify my sound.
Just enough lighting so you can see my performance.
Space big enough to comfortably perform, no less than 12' x 6'
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