Sean is Artist in Residence at Kennesaw State University, Artist Affiliate at Berry College, and performs regularly as a solo classical musician or with groups. He provides classical guitar music for special events, wedding ceremonies, restaurants, and more. Sean is a trained musician with a Bachelor's and Masters in Music Performance from The University of Georgia, where he was also a teaching assistant. With experience in a wide variety of styles and genres, his unique sound will bring a pleasurable atmosphere to any occasion. Sean also sings and plays acoustic guitar if your looking for a different feel to your event.
Sean was professional, communicative, and performed beautifully for our wedding ceremony. We highly recommend him!
Sean is exactly the type of guitarist we needed for our wedding. He is extremely talented and, on top of that, he is professional and polite. We gave him only a little instruction, but he took what we gave him and made it amazing. Definitely 5 stars.
Sean was very gracious. He played the entire time. His music added a lot to the event. Could not have been happier. Book him.
Response from Sean Thrower:
Thank you so much, Pam. It was a pleasure meeting you and performing for your lovely event. All the best!
Sean's excellence with the guitar added a beautiful touch to our daughter's garden wedding and reception.
What a wonderful experience to work with a professional such as Sean. He was extremely easy to communicate with both prior to and during the event leaving time to work on other aspects. The music was superb and everyone enjoyed the performance. .
Response from Sean Thrower:
Thank you sincerely for the kind words, Jamie. It was a pleasure working with you and playing music for the kind people in attendance at your event. All the best!
Price Range: $300 and up
What to Expect
Expect professionalism from a experienced performer. Sean has a clear sense of where the music should sit within the context of the event - whether it is a main-stage setting or background music while people eat and converse - to which he will tailor the choice of repertoire and volume levels.
Expect punctuality and quality music from a learned musician, passionate about his craft.
Sean Thrower is a guitarist with interest and versatility in an eclectic mix of playing styles and genres, which has led him to perform in a wide variety of settings and venues across the world. He holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music performance from the University of Georgia where he studied classical guitar with renowned pedagogue, John Sutherland (a protégé of Andrés Segovia) and founding member of the Georgia Guitar Quartet, Dr. Philip Snyder.
During his collegiate studies, Sean had the privilege to study jazz under Steve Dancz, perform as a solo guitarist with the UGA Symphony Orchestra, and perform in masterclasses for multiple Grammy winning artists. While achieving his master’s degree, Sean held a teaching assistant position and taught the guitar methods course at UGA. Upon request, he performed for his own graduation convocation to an audience of his fellow professors, graduating classmates, and all of their invited guests. Throughout his career, he has also received tutelage from jazz instructors Trey Wright and Dave D’Angelo, as well as classical instructors Terry Cantwell and Mary Akerman.
As an author and composer, Sean has written and published three music books. Another outlet for his writing started in 2017 when he founded Guitar Ramble, now an LLC which he runs with his long-time band mate and business partner, Sam Green. Guitar Ramble is a website dedicated to fostering a greater connection amongst guitarists from all styles and genres that have interest in broadening their creative and technical musical pursuits. Posts include lessons, gear reviews, music articles, and other guitar related content.
As an instructor, Sean has taught many students through his own studio and various institutions. In 2015, he founded the Rome Guitar Institute in Rome, Georgia, where he has instructed students of all ages on electric, acoustic, and classical guitar, as well as bass guitar, ukulele, and mandolin. Currently, he is on staff at Berry College and Kennesaw State University.
Additional Booking Notes
If needed, amplification can be provided for small or large events.
Microphones can also be provided for speakers/presenters.
Past Booked Events
|December 14, 2019 • 5:30pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|June 15, 2019 • 5:00pm - 5:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|June 08, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Corporate Event|
|May 19, 2018 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|November 03, 2016 • 5:00pm - 7:30pm||Corporate Event|
|October 23, 2016||Wedding Ceremony|
One armless chair (2 for duo)
Access to power outlet (within around 50ft)