Cristian Perez

Classical Guitar from Fairfax, VA - Will travel up to 100 miles
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Touring guitarist Cristian Perez is currently a prolific performer local of the Northern Virginia area.
With over 15 years of experience, he has provided high quality music to hundreds of private events.
Cristian plays classical guitar, and is also very comfortable playing jazz, South American music, and pop.
Cristian provides his own equipment.

Cristian Perez is a guitarist/composer born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He's a former Artist in Residence at Strathmore. Since he moved to the United States in 2002, he has obtained a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree from George Mason University with concentrations in both Classical Guitar Performance and Jazz Studies. Having had the privilege of being mentored by respected musicians of diverse styles such as Berta Rojas, Rick Whitehead, Larry Snitzler, Mike Stern, Mark Brandt, Ken Hall, and Steve Herberman, he is a very versatile musician.

During his one year of study at the Levine School of Music, in which he studied with Berta Rojas, he acquired two distinction diplomas. He was a winner of the GMU Honors Recital in 2009-2012, and Outstanding Service Awards in the College of Visual and Performing Arts upon graduation. He has performed in various classical guitar master classes with Pepe Romero, Roland Dyens, Margarita Escarpa, Eleftheria Kotzia, Carlos Perez, and Carlos Barbosa-Lima, and has performed in the GMU Jazz Ensemble, with which he traveled to Shanghai and Beijing (China) in 2011, He has played at Blues Alley, Twins Jazz Club, the Museum of the American Indian, the National Gallery of Art, and for the Argentine Festival, and the Shanghai Concert Hall. He has also toured South Korea, and Bolivia.

Cristian is currently active in the Metropolitan area in many different settings: as a solo guitarist, and ensembles such as: guitar duos, 2 guitars-bass, guitar-bass-drums, guitar-drums, guitar-bass, guitar-trombone, guitar-sax, guitar-steel pan, guitar-voice, etc., etc., etc....

Open to all types of private events. Very flexible and musically sensitive.
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25+ GigMasters Bookings
A GigMasters member for 5+ years
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2014!

Wedding

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On time, polite and talented.Beautiful evening and everyone enjoyed the beautiful music.

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Celebration

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Cristian was awesome! He is truly a talented Musician and entertainer. When he played, it was as if his music told a story!

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What an awesome guitarist!!!!! He was wonderful from his prompt arrival, to his appearance , his song selections and ability to mingle with our guest. We cannot wait to have another event so that we can hire him again. Wonderful spirit also.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
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2017
Nov
24
Family Reunion
Bethesda, MD
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2017
Oct
4
Event
Aberdeen, MD
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
2017
Sep
29
Strathmore Metro Concert Series
Bethesda, MD
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2017
Sep
16
Private event
Chestertown, MD
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2017
Sep
15
Epicure Cafe
Fairfax, VA
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2017
Sep
14
Tribute at One Loudon Assisted Living
Ashburn, VA
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
2017
Aug
30
Hilton Dulles Hotel
Herndon, VA
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
THIS IS ONLY A PARTIAL LIST
Fly me to the moon
Sinatra
Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Tarrega
Moon River
Mancini/Mercer
Romance
Anonymous
Summer time
Gershwin
Don't know why
Norah Jones
Yesterday
Beatles
Girl from Ipanema
Jobim
All of me
Classical Guitar
Jazz Guitar
Latin Guitar
Brazilian Guitar
Jazz Acoustic Guitar
Latin Acoustic Guitar
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Cristian Perez will also travel to Oakton, Vienna, Burke, Centreville, Clifton, Herndon, Merrifield, Springfield, Annandale, Chantilly, Dunn Loring, Fairfax Station, Reston, Falls Church, Mc Lean, West Mclean, Manassas, Arlington, Dulles Airport, Great Falls, Greenway, Alexandria, Sterling, Newington, Cabin John, Catharpin, Lorton, Occoquan, Woodbridge, Bethesda.
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