Classical Guitar Ceremonies Inc.

provided classical, Spanish, and modern guitar selections for a private corporate event in Washington DC on April 30 2015 at the Hay Adams Hotel. The rooftop event space has Washington DC's best view of the White House. 

Despite the classical guitar's delicate timbre, our state of the art Bose Tower Sound System can cover a space with anywhere from 500-1000 guests. 

 

 

A photo posted by Chris Dunn (@classicalguitarceremonies) on Apr 30, 2015 at 7:50pm PDT

 

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Location: National Museum of the American Indian Website:CLICK

 

Amazing view of the Washington DC MALL- Rooftop party with music provided by Classical Guitar Ceremonies Inc. 

 

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Classical Guitar Ceremonies Inc is proud to announce is has received Wedding Wires 100 Review Club (we have over 140...)

From Wedding Wire:

Vendors who have made it into the 100 Review Club are part of an exclusive group of premium Pros who have worked hard to earn more than 100 wedding reviews while maintaining an average rating of 3.5 or higher. We’re celebrating all the hard work it took to reach the coveted WeddingWire Rated™ Black Badge with a new page to showcase the winners! Be sure to check out the new WeddingWire Rated™ 100 Review Club page today.

 

 

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Classical Guitar Ceremonies provided classical guitar for this wedding in Washigton DC. 

The ceremony had an arched-chair layout which complements this large room.

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Monday, 06 January 2014 18:53

Wedding Wire Client Review Award- Top

 

Thanks everyone!

 

Classical Guitar Ceremonies Inc. has won the prestigious WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards for 2014, as determined by reviews from your past clients. The Couples' Choice Awards recognize your business as amongst the top 5% of wedding professionals nationwide.

To read our reviews from our clients please visit Weddingwire's public review page  HERE

 

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Friday, 06 December 2013 08:23

Patrick

Patrick is a graduate of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University where he received his bachelors and masters degrees in guitar performance and pedagogy under the tutelage of Julian Gray. He has performed at a wide variety of venues throughout the north east region. These venues include solo and chamber recitals at the Peabody Institute, the Guitar Foundation of America’s regional symposium, Cecil College’s Milburn Stone Theatre, the Port Deposit Heritage Corporation concert series, and at many churches, retirement homes, and hospitals. Notable performances include the 2010 Port Deposit Heritage Corporation Holiday Concert where Patrick performed with Donald Sutherland, world renowned organist and chair of the organ department at Peabody, and The 2009-2010 John E. Marlow Guitar Series where Patrick was a principal guitarist in the orchestra conducted by Julian Gray that performed Shingo Fujii’s Concerto de Los Angeles with William Kanengiser as soloist. His guitar duo was recently featured artists at the Lehigh Valley Classical Guitar Society’s Guitar Festival where they lectured on technique and arranging, and performed a concert.

While attending Peabody, Patrick was an active member of the Creative Access, a student run volunteer outreach performance
program. He site coordinated for the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Baltimore City Veterans Hospital where he performed monthly.


Patrick is the professor of guitar for Frostburg State University’s Music Department. Along with weekly major and minor lessons, he directs the FSU Guitar Ensemble, and teaches Guitar Literature, Performance Skills, Chamber Ensemble, Guitar Skills, Guitar Class, and Music Appreciation. He is also a teacher for the Face to Face Guitar program which is an organization that provides free lessons to Baltimore’s inner-city elementary and middle school students.

 

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Monday, 15 July 2013 18:58

Katherine

Katherine has performed in the United States and Europe, and has been featured as a guest artist at the Bethlehem Guitar Festival, the Charlton Kings International Guitar Festival (England), on the BBC, and at the Dutch and Finish Embassies in Washington, DC.  Recent performances have taken her to Mendocino, CA, Bethlehem, PA, Fairfax, Virginia, Washington, DC, Honolulu, Hawaii, Portland and Brunswick, Maine and the Shenandoah Conservatory in Virginia.  

She has won the Rising Stars Recital Competition and has received the Levine Faculty Development Grant, the Peabody Career Development Grant, the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival's Perfoming Associate Award, and has been a three-time recipient of the Levine Performance Grant.  

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Saturday, 02 February 2013 10:34

Interview with District Weddings DC Blog

 Washington DC District Weddings Blog posted an interview with Chris Dunn- check it out. Go Here

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Tuesday, 08 January 2013 12:27

Zane

Fingerstyle Guitar Magazine describes Zane as “one of his generation’s finest guitarists.” Active both as a soloist and in chamber ensembles, recent concert engagements have taken him across North America, Europe, and Asia, where his live performances have been noted for possessing “a beautiful ever-flow that held the audience captivated”(Retriever Weekly).

His debut recording Initial has been praised for its “Superb musical and technical skill” (Minor7th.com). Classical Guitar Magazine states “Forshee immediately establishes his credentials as an excellent player, with clarity,precision and an abundance of fine technique.” Recent performances in support of the album have continued to take him around
the globe and include cities such as: New York, Chicago, Madrid, Berlin, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and Saint Louis among others.

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Monday, 07 January 2013 18:42

Troy

Troy regularly performs solo and chamber music concerts throughout the United States, Europe, and Latin America.

Troy won First Prize at the Fifth Portland International Guitar Competition. Other honors include winning First Prizes at the Lamont Chamber Music Competition and the Montpelier Recitalist Competition, and being a finalist at the IV Manuel Ponce International Guitar Competition in Mexico.

Troy  holds degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music/Case Western Reserve University and the The Lamont School of Music/University of Denver.

He has released two solo guitar recordings, each containing World Premieres and receiving unanimous international critical acclaim: "Musique de Salon: Classical Guitar Music for a New Belle Epoque", released on the IGW label and distributed by Eroica Classical Recordings (Classical Guitar Magazine (UK) hails it as "A major international debut by any standard. A guitarist of the highest order".

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