A professional vocalist for over 25 years. I have extensive experience in providing elegant vocals with a personal touch for your wedding day or other special event.
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I got married about year ago, and my husband and I sought out Mark after hearing him play at a local church service. He has incredible talent in so many styles of music, so we were excited to put together a more non-traditional program for the wedding. Even with us living out of town from the wedding location, Mark worked with me the entire way through. He gave me a huge list of songs he has previously performed to give me ideas. However, when I gave him the suggestions of songs I had been thinking about (not on the original list), he was completely supportive and excited about it. He learned the songs and kept up communication so I knew how things were going.
For my entrance, instead of a traditional bridal song, we asked Mark to play an instrumental acoustic version of “Here Comes the Sun” by the Beatles--with no vocals, so the guitar would have to do the melody, harmony, and everything in between, all at once. If you are familiar with guitar, you know that that is a pretty demanding task! In short--it was completely perfect, and sounded so beautiful...friends and family were tearing up all over the place :)
I completely recommend Mark, 100%! He made our ceremony so special and out of the ordinary. I’m so thankful we had such talent and beautiful music for our wedding. Thank you Mark!
My wife and I were married August 4, 2012 at Greenfield Village. The setting was terrific, but we really wanted very specific music. While it may seem like the setting would dictate "traditional" wedding music, we decided on a different route. My wife is a huge Beatles fan, and we wanted to use some of their music in the service, as well as Ellie Goulding and Coldplay. Mark worked with us to create the perfect mix of music. While we were in an historic setting, the way he played and sang the modern pieces worked amazingly well. I'm still receiving great comments about Mark nearly four months after the service. He is honest, hardworking and, most importantly, talented! I definitely would recommend using his services for your special event. There is no doubt about it. Thanks, Mark, for helping to make our wedding the successful day it was!
Thank you Mark for making our daughter’s wedding a truly inspirational occasion. You touched our hearts with your performance and made it a memory that our family will remember for a lifetime. Thank you!!
I highly recommend Mark Broadwell for your wedding’s musical needs. He is an extremely talented vocalist and guitarist. You will be extremely satisfied with his performance - I know we were. Mark is as professional as it gets and was there to guide my daughter through the entire process. From the time the date was set to the actual wedding, Mark used his experience to help her with song selections for each phase of the ceremony. He is reliable, knowledgeable on the logistics of the wedding process and is flexible working with you, as well as the church personnel, to attain the musical affect you desire - and he’s a super nice guy who truly cares that you have a wonderful wedding.
No matter what style of music you prefer, Mark can fulfill your expectations. He sings with a rich sound quality in a wide range with enthusiasm and clarity. His guitar skills are flawless. He can perform worship songs to contemporary selections at a professional caliber. Whether he’s the main attraction or the background music, he knows how to capture the essence of the event and make your wedding a memory you’ll want to listen to for a lifetime.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
I will add to your beautiful wedding or special event by painting a canvas of music to accompany and tell the story of your day.
It is my pledge and my hope that the music will add to the overall enjoyment of all.
I am a lifelong musician, starting guitar at age 11 and vocalizing at age 16. I have been performing publicly, both as a solo artist and within various music groups, for well over 25 years.
Providing a special musical touch to wedding ceremonies has been my specialty I am well versed in all genres of music, including, but not limited to: classical, jazz, current styles and classic rock.
Typically, I am involved in the music planning for the special event, providing musical suggestions and alternative stylings. The music provided can be as simple as an a capella vocal or a guitar solo to extensive vocals with acoustic guitar and the addition of several other musical instruments.
I am a married resident of SouthEastern Michigan with 4 children.
As my website can detail for you, I have many options for pricing and performance.
Thank you for your interest in my professional services!
Additional Booking Notes
For any performance, there is to be an active PA system with dynamic microphone and stand (boom), music stand and adequate lighting.
The guitar and guitar equipment will be provided by me.
There is an additional charge if I am to provide PA system, microphone, etc.
Typical wedding set list:
--3 prelude songs (examples are "Longer" by Dan Fogelberg, "One hand, One Heart" from West Side Story, "I will be here" by Stephen Curtis Chapman
--1-2 "couple" songs (i.e. candle lighting) (examples are "Marry me" by Train, "Friends for Life" by Sarah Brightman and "When you say nothing at all" by Alison Krauss)
--Postlude music (examples are. "I Swear" by John Michael Montgomery, "Everything" by Michael Buble)
See my WEBSITE for a complete songlist.
|Mark Broadwell||Solo vocalist/Guitarist|
Influences & Inspiration
Many artists I can count among my influences, including, but not limited to: Billy Joel, Michael Buble, John Mayer, Stephen Curtis Chapman, Harry Connick Jr, Frank Sinatra, Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Daughtry, Elton John, Keith Urban...among many others.
Microphone stand, preferably boom
Adequate lighting for reading music
Performance space of 8' x 8', minimum
Multiple-plug electrical outlet within 12' of performance area
There is an additional charge if I am to provide PA system equipment
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