A FRESH ALTERNATIVE FOR ACOUSTIC MUSIC, CHAMBER MUSIC & SMOOTH JAZZ MUSIC
Meadowlark's blend of "harp-like" fingerstyle guitar with passionate flute and Irish pennywhistles will make your event unforgettable!
Meadowlark's compositions meld influences as diverse as Celtic, African, and Mediterranean traditions. This is Meadowlark: Captivating, organic music which is as distinctive in sound as it is diverse in scope.
Performing together professionally since 1993, Meadowlark is dual-based in Sedona and Scottsdale Arizona. This intriguing husband and wife duo creates an uplifting, instrumental voyage inspired by the beauty of natural places. There is a wonderful chemistry between the pair and listeners are amazed to learn the peaceful, soothing, ethereal, richly layered music which is their signature sound is created by only two musicians.
FLEXIBILITY: Meadowlark is also available as an ensemble with guitar, violin, and flute, serving Sedona as well as Phoenix, Scottsdale, East Valley and Northern Arizona for both indoor and outdoor venues, Sedona and destination weddings, corporate events, house concerts and parties and more.
Solo guitar is also available - see Rick Cyge's "GUITARtistry” on this website.
If you're planning to have your special event or wedding outdoors under the beautiful Arizona skies, Meadowlark can utilize a small battery-operated amp which facilitates the volume of the guitar and creates a rich, balanced sound.
CELTIC TOO: Looking for Celtic music and Irish music or planning for St. Patrick's Day music? Ask about Meadowlark's Celtic alter-ego ensemble, “Ally & the Boys!”
ARE YOU PLANNING YOUR WEDDING? Meadowlark's skillful combination of a single guitar and solo flute creates music which is both intimate and grand that floats gently, follows the land, and dances like a butterfly in the breeze. Magical and pure, Meadowlark captures the very essence of secret gardens, romantic vistas and high desert landscapes.
Consider a solo guitarist or the Meadowlark duo for cocktail hour, pre-wedding and ceremony music. Add additional musicians to expand up to a quartet for your reception! Options available for nearly every scenario!
Please contact Meadowlark for a quote tailored to your event.
About the Artists:
RICK CYGE: Original compositions showcase Cyge's amazing range and deep musicality as both a composer/arranger and guitarist as the “harp-like” sound of his fingerstyle guitar technique intertwines with the pure, melodic tones of Trombetta's flutes and Irish whistles. The Meadowlark discography includes nine releases.
LYNN TROMBETTA: Born in Arizona, and classically trained, Trombetta spent her childhood summers running the creek bed and playing her flute in Oak Creek Canyon of Sedona, where she developed her unique sound on the silver flute.
ALLEN AMES: Raised in Phoenix, violinist Ames has played with orchestras, chamber ensembles and jazz groups including the Arizona Opera and Ballet Orchestras, Nouveau West Chamber Orchestra, the Phoenix, Amabile and Philharmonic String Quartets, and the TOS Performing Arts Ensemble.
MEADOWLARK HAS ENRICHED THE AMBIENCE AT THESE POPULAR ARIZONA VENUES:
SEDONA: Briar Patch Inn on Oak Creek; Church of the Red Rocks Sedona; Enchantment Resort Sedona; L'Auberge de Sedona; Sedona Creative Life Center; Tlaquepaque Sedona, The Sedona St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration, and numerous scenic sites.
PHOENIX: The Arizona Biltmore; The Irish Cultural Center, The Phoenician; The Arizona Science Center, The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, The Phoenix Zoo; The Pointe South Mountain; The Royal Palms; Desert Botanical Gardens; Heard Museum; Marriott Desert Ridge; The Farm at South Mountain, The Hyatt Regency; The Wigwam Resort
SCOTTSDALE: Arcadia Farms Café; Bella Pallaza; Gray Hawk Country Club; Hyatt Regency at Gainey Ranch; The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess; Los Cedros; Taliesen West; Westin Kierland Resort
OTHER VENUES: Camelback Inn, Paradise Valley; The Boulders Resort, Carefree; Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Superior; Desert Mountain Country Club, Carefree; Kohl's Ranch, Payson; The Mesa Center for the Arts, Mesa, Lowe's Ventana Resort, Tucson; Prescott Downs, Prescott; Rancho Manana, Cave Creek; The Arboretum at Flagstaff, Flagstaff; Tohono Chul Park,Tucson
…And other natural settings including Zion National Park, the Redwood forests of Northern California, and seaside at Albion!