Introducing the Carolinas Premier Salsa Band - Orquesta Mayor! We are proud to serve you the most extensive repertoire in Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Cha-cha-cha, Bolero, and more. The Orchestra is made up of 11 professional musicians: 2 Trumpets, 1 Trombone, Conga, Timbal, Bongo, Piano, Baby Bass, and 3 singers, all of different nationalities such as Puerto Rico, Cuba, Peru, USA, Mexico, and Colombia. We can provide our own first-rate PA system and lighting (addt'l fee), dress in complete uniform, and keep your guests dancing all night long! The Orchestra is available for wedding receptions and all upscale events. Viva la Salsa!
Orquesta Mayor, played expertly and had everyone dancing and singing along with the great songs they picked for our event. We recommend them wholeheartedly.
Our staff at White Tent Event can't say enough good things about you guys. As event planner, we have heard and contracted with many bands and DJs through the years. I can honestly say Orquesta Mayor is one of WTE's favorites on our "Best" list. I think we enjoyed your music as much as all the guests. We appreciated your cooperative spirit from the time we contacted with you. Also, your DJ couldn't have been better? You really helped make the evening a big success. Several times I saw the waiters and waitresses dancing down the hall! How could anyone not want to dance with the terrific singing and hot Salsa music your group produced. We have already told so many people about you. I hope we will have the opportunity to work with you again real soon.
Craig and Julie Houston
White Tent Event.com
Orquesta Mayor made my wedding so special. Their professionalism is above and beyond. They are exceptional, and even played an extra song after they where done since people asked. They will always have a special place in our hearts for making our wedding unforgettable!!!!!!!
I heard this band at several functions in Charlotte NC and Columbia SC. We needed a band for New Years Eve 2011 in Greensboro, NC. This band was my top choice, "Entertainment Extraordinaire". They came and performed with such professionalism that everyone was on their feet from the first number to the last, they are that good. Look forward to doing business with them soon.
I saw Orquesta Mayor last year accompanying two of my favorite salsa singers Domingo Quinonez and Hector Tricoche. The band did a great job, they played amazingly. I danced all night with their incredible latin rhythm sound.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 45 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
What to Expect
Traditional and elegant Salsa Music! Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Cha-cha-cha, Bolero, etc.
Orquesta Mayor was formed in 2006 in Charlotte, NC by bandleader Helder Serralde for the purpose of connecting people to quality music and an enriching multi-cultural experience. The Orchestra is made up of 11 professional musicians: 2 Trumpets, 1 Trombone, Conga, Timbal, Bongo, Piano, Baby Bass, and 3 singers, all of different nationalities such as Puerto Rico, Cuba, Peru, USA, Mexico, and Colombia.
Various international festivals have hosted this salsa sensation, such as the International Festival of Spartanburg, Moja Festival of Charleston, Charleston Latin-American Festival, and the Latin-American Festival of Charlotte, just to name a few. Thanks to the experience, ability, and talent of its members, Orquesta Mayor has had the opportunity to accompany different salsa artists such as: India, Maelo Ruiz, Raulin Rosendo, Hector Tricoche, Domingo Quinones, Paquito Guzman, and Choco Orta.
Orquesta Mayor features music from many different genres including, but not limited to, Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Cha-cha-cha, Bolero, etc. The group is currently working on their freshman album. Their forthcoming album has already generated interest in the form of airplay offers from Latino radio stations along the east coast from Virginia to Georgia!
Additional Booking Notes
We can provide our own sound system and lighting for an additional fee.
We honor special requests! Let us know in advance and we will gladly accommodate you.
|Helder Serralde||Director, 1st Trumpet|
|Bryan Osborne||2nd Trumpet|
|Javier Mendoza||Lead Vocals|
|Jorge de la Rosa||Vocals|
|Victor Raul Verano||Bongo|
|Laura Villamil||Lead Vocals|
|Jorge Espinosa||Sound Engineer|
Influences & Inspiration
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Marc Anthony, Hector Lavoe, Luis Enrique, Jerry Rivera
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