Pete Smyser

Classical Guitar from Harleysville, PA - Will travel up to 50 miles
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$175 - $1000 per event
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A true master of the 7-string guitar, Pete provides top notch instrumental music that is the perfect accent for a variety of events... romantic wedding ceremonies/ sophisticated corporate gatherings/ casual, fun parties/ etc. With nearly three decades of professional experience and consistent rave reviews from countless past clients, you can be confident that the music for your event is in very capable and caring hands. Pete Smyser's versatility and unique instrumental approach set him apart from other guitarists. Included among the many genres that Pete Smyser performs are contemporary popular, standards/ jazz, classical, Brazilian bossa nova and more.

After viewing Pete's video on his YouTube channel, brides from around the world have contacted Pete with an interest in purchasing/ downloading his solo guitar, ballad versions of several contemporary songs, including "Bless the Broken Road" by Rascal Flatts, "Marry You" by Bruno Mars and "Makin' Plans" by Miranda Lambert. Some explained that they had scoured the internet and felt that his was the best available version to use as their wedding processional. Requests have come from Australia, England and across the U.S.

In addition to providing music for thousands of wedding ceremonies, corporate events, festivals, Universities, churches, community sponsored concerts and other private functions, Pete Smyser has performed concerts as a featured artist at venues such as The Kimmel Center (Philadelphia, PA), The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Michener Museum (Doylestown, PA) and The Woodmere Art Museum (Chestnut Hill, PA). Pete was once invited to perform for a televised event with The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Pete performs most frequently as a solo guitarist, but he also offers a variety of duo, trio, quartet and quintet options to suit the varied interests of his clients. Instruments that can be combined with Pete's guitar include… upright bass, saxophone, classical flute, piano and drums. Clients are invited to choose specific selections from song lists of well over 1000 songs.
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10+ GigMasters Bookings
Responds quickly to client requests
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2016!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2015!

Wedding

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Pete is an amazing performer and an absolute professional. He was very communicative and accommodating throughout the planning process, extremely well prepared and punctual, and all of our wedding guests loved the music!

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Pete Smyser’s Response:

Thanks, Riley, for trusting me with your wedding ceremony & cocktail hour music and for this review! I'm so glad to hear that everyone enjoyed the music! It was a pleasure! -Pete

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Rehearsal Dinner

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Pete was fantastic. Very professional, everyone enjoyed his music!

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Pete Smyser’s Response:

Thank you Peggy! It was a pleasure to provide guitar music for your event! -Pete

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Wedding Ceremony

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Pete Smyser played at our daughter’s wedding on July 14,2018. Pete was very professional and kept in constant communication with us to ensure that everything went as planned. The guests commented on what a nice touch it was to have Pete performing and they all enjoyed his music. I would highly recommend Pete for any event.

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Pete Smyser’s Response:

It was a pleasure to provide music for your daughter's wedding! I'm so glad to hear that your guests enjoyed it! Thanks for including me & please send my best wishes to the newlyweds as they begin their new lives together! -Pete

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2018
Dec
4
Guitar & Sax (private concert)
Audubon, PA
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
2018
Dec
4
Guitar & Sax duo (private concert)
Audubon, PA
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
2019
Jan
8
Guitar & Sax (private concert)
Audubon, PA
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
2019
Feb
5
Guitar & Sax (private concert)
Audubon, PA
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
2019
Feb
6
Guitar & Sax (private concert)
Lafayette Hill, PA
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2019
Mar
5
Guitar & Sax (private concert)
Audubon, PA
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
2018
Nov
14
Jazz Trio (private concert)
Lafayette Hill, PA
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
Nov
8
Guitar & Sax duo (private concert)
Fort Washington, PA
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Nov
6
Guitar & Sax duo (private concert)
Audubon, PA
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
2018
Nov
6
Guitar & Sax (private concert)
Audubon, PA
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
2018
Oct
27
solo guitar - wedding ceremony & cocktail hr
Gilbertsville, PA
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2018
Oct
14
solo gtr (wedding ceremony)
Bensalem, PA
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Classical Guitar
Many titles by Bach-Handel-Mozart-Pachelbel etc.
Many Wedding Song Favorites
by Pachelbel-Wagner-Clarke-Beethoven-Vivaldi etc.
Standards & Jazz
nearly 1000 songs by Gershwin-Kern-Porter-Rodgers & Hart-etc.
Contemporary Popular Songs
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The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)
Simon & Garfunkle
Accidentally in Love
The Counting Crows
Across the Universe
Beatles
Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone
Bill Withers
All of Me
John Legend
All You Need is Love
Beatles
Guitar
Acoustic Guitar
Classical Guitar
Jazz Guitar
Pop Guitar
Latin Guitar
Pop Acoustic Guitar
Classical Acoustic Guitar
Top 40 Acoustic Guitar
70's Hits Acoustic Guitar
80's Hits Acoustic Guitar
90's Hits Acoustic Guitar
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
Graduation Parties
High School Reunions
Holiday Parties
Trade Shows
Please note Pete Smyser will also travel to Lederach, Mainland, Franconia, Salfordville, Creamery, Earlington, Kulpsville, Salford, Skippack, Souderton, Spring Mount, Telford, Cedars, Hatfield, Schwenksville, Tylersport, Woxall, Green Lane, Lansdale, Sumneytown.
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