The Amores is a wedding, special events and private party group of professional musicians. Offered as an acoustic duo (fiddle, violin/guitar) or full 5 piece wedding band (male and female lead vocals, fiddle, guitar, drums, bass, piano), The Amores offers music that is fit for all occasions.
Whether you are looking for classical, jazz, old-time, Celtic, classic-rock, motown/funk or top 40 hits, The Amores play it all.
Offering wedding ceremony, cocktail hours, dinner and wedding reception musical services, corporate and private party entertainment.
Wonderful music ! Two very talented musicians - definitely added that special touch to my ceremony and cocktail hour !
Celina and Tony performed for our company party at Canadian Music Week, and they were amazing! Great energy, incredible talent, and so friendly! Their setlist was top-notch—a mix of jazz, celtic, bluegrass, rock, and they covered some of our very favorite Beatles songs. We couldn't have asked for a better performance.
I was so pleased to work with The Amores on a corporate reception. They were a huge hit! Our conference attendees enjoyed the atmosphere created by their music, a balance of contemporary and traditional. I would certainly work with them again.
The Amores played at our wedding brunch last Sunday and they were absolutely fantastic. We wanted our event to have an intimate feel so we hosted our brunch at a restaurant in the Distillery District in Toronto with only 55 guests. Celina and Tony were instrumental in creating the intimate feel that we were looking for. Their songs suited our entire event and they were able to play during our ceremony, while guests were eating and as well for some dancing.
The Amores are incredibly skilled musicians and I hope to get the chance to hear them play again. They were also very professional and always responded promptly to e-mails. As people they are very pleasant, many of our guests event commented that they thought The Amores were friends of mine (which they were not) since they seemed to fit in so naturally to our event.
I couldn't be happier with having The Amores at our event.
Thank you again Celina and Tony we hope to see you again!
The Amores were great duo for a St. Patrick's Day themed special event at a long term care home. They were great with interacting with the residents both during and after the event. Even after several days, they were still the talk of the home amongst the residents who continued to expressed their enjoyment of the musical entertainment they provided. They are a great choice to hire. :)
The Amores played music for my surprise proposal to my fiance at the Toronto International Airport. They performed brilliantly and had most people at Arrivals in tears, especially my future mother-in-law and family. They will definitely be hired to perform our wedding. To prepare for this proposal, The Amores were very professional, patient and kind in helping set up the logistics and music to make the occasion timeless. And what made it even more special was that they were really into the gig, not treating me as just a job as you tend to get with many musicians that I deal with in my own professional life. I believe they are the perfect choice for any occasion to hire in the Toronto area.
What to Expect
The client can expect professional musicians performing live music for their event. The Amores will follow through with the contract, performing any specified repertoire previously discussed. As full-time musicians who believe in the importance of a good working relationship, the client can expect to be treated with the highest honour and respect.
The Amores (acoustic duo) consists of full-time members Celina DiCecca on vocals and fiddle, as well as Tony Nesbitt-Larking on vocals, guitar. These musical masterminds create new music and recreate old music. Celina brings experience from the traditional world. She builds her fiddle sound from old time, celtic and country elements, with of course a bit classical touch at times. Tony's extensive jazz background extends from playing behind the drum kit, to playing on his left handed acoustic guitar, to pushing a pencil on manuscript paper composing. Take Tony's technical chops and genius musical mind combined them with Celina's sweet voice and dynamic fiddling and you've got the ingredients for an acoustic Amores experience.
The Amores (full band) consists of 5 core pro musicians; female and male lead vocals, guitar, keyboard, bass, fiddle and drums. Covering a range of styles from Celtic to Motown to Classic Rock and more. Our audiences always enjoy our energetic performances. If you are looking for a full band to entertain your guests and guarantee great time, request The Amores Full Band.
Past Booked Events
|April 07, 2018 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|April 20, 2013||Wedding Ceremony|
Traditional Fiddle tunes (Irish, Scotish, Canadian, American)
Standard Jazz and Popular Repertoire (ie. Somewhere Over the Rainbow, That's Amore, Moondance, Wonderful World)
Standard Wedding/Classical Repertoire (ie.Pochelbel's Canon in D, Air on a G string, Ave Maria, Trumpet Tune, Water Music, Ode to Joy)
Special Requests- If the client would like a specific song played or written for their event, just ask. The Amores take requests.
Top 40 covers,
Motown (Stevie Wonder, The Temptations)
Classic Rock (Neil Young, Rolling Stones, Beatles)
|Celina DiCecca||Violin, Vocals|
|Tony Nesbitt-Larking||Guitar, Vocals|
Influences & Inspiration
Natalie MacMaster, Ashley MacIssac, The Beatles, Whitehorse, Neil Young, Nick Drake
2 chairs and at least a 10 X 10 ft space to perform.