March 2013 Archives

Guitar Teacher

Looking for someone to give guitar lessons to my 11-year old son. Last year he played trumpet in school, so he has basic understanding of notes and music. I would prefer to have lessons at our house in Rosemount (Southeast suburb of St. Paul). Right now open for the day and time (after school or weekends until summer break, then more flexibility). Please contact me if interested.


Piano, Violin and Jazz for Summer Wedding

Looking for a couple student groups/soloists for my upcoming wedding on Saturday, July 20, 2013 in Minneapolis.

Pianist or violin duet: 30 min - music to accompany our wedding ceremony. We are looking for music while guests are walking in, music while bride walks down the aisle, two songs during the ceremony, and recessional music.
The ceremony will be held outside (inside if inclement weather).

Pianist: 60 min - background music during cocktail hour.
Looking for light and upbeat piano music to play during cocktail hour.
Cocktail hour will be held on the terrace of the venue.

Pianist: 120 min - background music during dinner.
Looking for light and upbeat piano music. This could be a combination of classical and well-known songs appropriate for a wedding.
Dinner will be held indoors.

Jazz band: 90 min - reception music.
We are looking for a jazz band in the style of Frank Sinatra/Michael Bubble.
The reception will be held outside (inside if inclement weather).

Price is negotiable.
To express interest or for more information contact...

Jazz Combo wanted

Looking for a jazz combo to perform for our event.

Organization: Grand Lodge of Minnesota, Masons
Event: 160th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Minnesota
Date: Friday, April 12, 2013
Time: 9:00-10:30pm
Location: Minneapolis Marriott Northwest

Contact us about compensation/payment, set-up/break-down times and length of performance.


String Quartet and Pianist for Wedding

Wedding on September 8th, 2013 at the Semple Mansion in Minneapolis.

Looking for a string quartet as well as a piano player, to play before and after the ceremony (approximately 2 1/2 hours on and off).
Performance begins at 3:40pm and will end around 6pm.
A piano is available on site (Steinway).

We will discuss payment with interested students as well as the music we would like played. Please respond no later than the end of April so we can plan accordingly.


Chamber Ensemble for Commencement on campus

Looking for 2-4 musicians to perform for an Academic Health Center commencement ceremony and reception at McNamara Alumni Center from 1-5pm on Wednesday, May 8th. Musicians will play Pomp and Circumstance, the Alma Mater and other selections of their choice for the reception.


Musicians for Private Event on campus

Seeking student musicians to perform jazz music at a private event at Weisman Art Museum on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 4:30-6:30pm. Stipend provided.

Guitar/Flute Duo wanted for Wedding

Seeking acoustic guitar/flute duo to play traditional wedding music on Saturday, August 17th from 12:30-2pm at Woods Chapel in Orono, MN. In addition to prelude, processional and recessional, you may also be asked to provide vocal accompaniment. Music for ceremony only.


Violins and Viola needed for Wedding

Looking for two violins and a viola to accompany a cellist at a wedding in Wahkon, Minnesota (two-hour drive from the Twin Cities) Saturday, Aug 24.

Play during the ceremony and dinner starting at 5pm. Music stands and sheet music provided by our cellist. Musicians just bring their instruments and be able to sight read.

Email with quote and related experience, or any questions.


Band/Orchestra Director needed this spring

First Evangelical Free Church located on 52nd and Chicago in Minneapolis is in need of a short term Cross-Generational Orchestra/band director of 7th graders to older folks. Strings, percussion, woodwinds, brass, etc. We play twice a school year so this is our second time for this year.

Our congregational music selection: Heaven Came Down, Victory in Jesus, Count Your Blessings, Just a Closer Walk With Thee

We also play a just instrumental offertory--yet to be determined

Our schedule:
Rehearsal dates after Sunday church service:
Sunday April 14 12:25-1:30 (lunch follows)
Sunday April 21 12:25-1:30 (lunch follows)
Saturday April 27 9:30am-11:00 or so (donuts/juice follows)
Play April 28 for two services
1st service begins @ 9:30am
2nd service begins @ 11:00am


**Repost** Trio or Quartet for event on campus

Looking for musicians to play for the Itasca Project 10th Anniversary Celebration on the evening of Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

Event Location:
McNamara Center, 200 Oak Street SE, Ste 100, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Music from 5:00-6:00pm during guest arrival and general reception
Break from 6:00-6:45pm during the formal program
Play again from 6:45-8:00pm


Seeking Strings or Guitar for Wedding Ceremony

Looking for musicians (either guitarist or string quartet) to play for a wedding ceremony on Saturday, June 15th from 1:30-2:30pm at Longfellow Gardens in Minneapolis (near Minnehaha Creek). Ceremony begins at 2pm. Looking for traditional wedding music for prelude, processional and recessional (i.e. Pachelbel's Canon in D).


Church looking for brass musicians

2 trumpets, 2 trombones, possibly tuba needed
Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013 Two services: 8:30am & 10:30 am
One rehearsal on Saturday, March 30 at noon

Church of Saint Anne in Hamel, Minnesota (just west of Plymouth on Highway 55)


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