Music for Any Occasion will add the special touch of live music to any event. Weddings, parties, memorial services, corporate events, fundraisers, and any other event. I work individually and personally with each client to ensure the best musical experience possible. I take all requests.
You will be working with very professional and experienced musicians. You do not have to worry about the music, all your musical needs will be taken care of.
The instrumentation available to you are;
Other arragements available as needed
Kirk Guthaus, founder of Music for Any Occasion, is a classically trained guitarist from Lansing Michigan, he currently resides in Fort Bragg North Carolina. He has studied classical guitar with Dan McInty, Chris Rollins, Oleg Galanin, Russell Nebelung, Robert McCloy, and Paul Vondiziano. Kirk performs regularly for weddings, church services, funerals, at restaurants and cafes.
Kirk is also a talented jazz guitarist, and has studied jazz with Jeff Starr, Perry Hughes, James Moody, Joe Gloss, David Baker, Rick Roe, JD Allen, Solomon Parham, Tom Jones, Fred Hamilton, Corey Christiansen, Delfeayo Marsalis, Randy Gillespie, Wes "Warmdaddy" Anderson, Derrick Gardner, John Gewirtz, Oleg Galanin, Diego Reviera, Dave Stryker, Rodney Whittaker, and Ron Newman.
Kirk was a member of the Jazz Studies Department at Michigan State University. He has performed with many notable musicians, such as: Delfeayo Marsalis, Wes "Warmdaddy and Wes "Longbottom" Anderson, Derrick Gardner, John Gewirtz, J D Allen, Shawn Martin (from UNV), Solomon Parham, Tom Jones, Gary Clavette, Satin Doll Trio, Bernard Long Jr., and Kevin Kennard.
Kirk taught music at String Connection in Okemos Michigan from 2007-2012. He maintained a studio of 30+ students of all ages, kids-adult. He teaches private lessons on guitar, cello, clarinet, bass, jazz, and composition/theory. He also directed the Jazz ensemble and cello ensemble.
In 2012 Kirk joined the US Army Bands. He is now a member of the 82nd Airborne Division Band at Fort Bragg.