Stacy Arnold is a professional classical guitarist in Dallas, Texas who has been recognized for his concert performance artistry over the past 25 years whose professional experience will provide an elegant and beautiful musical setting for your wedding day or special event occasion. Mr. Arnold has performed hundreds of weddings and special event occasions and his performances have been described as "absolutely beautiful, outstanding, and made the ceremony perfect!" Mr. Arnold is recognized for his artistry as a concert soloist, recording artist, and educator whose concerts have been described as "a variety of guitar music, stylistically pleasing in every way" and applauded for his innate musicianship, virtuosity, and beautiful tone. The Cass County Performing Arts Council has described his concert performance as "generous and delightful". Mr. Arnold has toured throughout the United States at universities, colleges, arts organizations, churches, and classical guitar societies. Mr. Arnold's concerts represent the entire history of the guitar, presenting composers from the 16th century Renaissance to the modern day with an emphasis on the music of Spain and Latin America. Stacy Arnold holds a Masters degree in guitar performance from Southern Methodist University's Meadows School of the Arts and is professor of classical guitar studies at Dallas Baptist University where he directs the guitar program.
"Stacy plays with a heightened sense of style and finesse. In particular, his interpretation of Spanish Baroque repertoire is especially beautiful and seems to evoke the total ambiance of the era and locale." -Dr. Wes Moore, DMA (Chair, Department of Music, Dallas Baptist University)
"Stacy Arnold performed at my March 29th Wedding. First off, his music was absolutely beautiful and made the ceremony perfect. He arrived early to set up at my wedding and was such a friendly guy! Stacy was punctual, wonderful to work with and delivered just as we expected. Without Stacy's performance, I know our wedding wouldn't have been the same. I HIGHLY recommend him to any bride....or anyone for that matter! He is a very talented guy who made my wedding day perfect:) Thanks Stacy!!! You're the BEST!!! Five stars all day:)" -Sally B. (Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens)
"a talented and polished performer" -Robert Guthrie (Professor of Guitar, Southern Methodist University)
Beautiful and elegant music for this very special day includes a variety of choices ranging from the popular wedding music of " A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri, "Canon in D" (Pachelbel's Canon), "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley, "Ave Maria", "Marry Me" by Train, "Air on a G String", "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen, "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring", "The Wedding March", "The Bridal Chorus", "The Trumpet Voluntary" to traditional, contemporary, romantic, spanish, classical, latin, hymns & worship, renaissance, and baroque music selections. Stacy Arnold's professional wedding experience includes experience with coordinators and photographers and performances at Texas' premier and distinguished wedding venues. Wedding performances have included a variety of settings ranging from professional wedding venues in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex, cathedrals and churches, historic homes, botanical gardens, country clubs, picturesque Texas ranches, luxurious hotels, and private residences. Special music requests for a bride's processional or other areas of the ceremony are available to make this special day a personal, elegant, and beautiful occasion.
Whether your event includes a corporate gathering of business associates, a gathering of family or friends at a residence or venue, or another type of social occasion, Stacy Arnold's performance will provide an elegant ambiance for an ideal setting for your special event occasion. Private event performances include an eclectic variety of music including the Choros, Waltzes, and Jazz-influenced Sambas of Latin America, the Flamenco-inspired Zapateado, the Spanish, Andalusian-composed Asturias and the romantic and nostalgic Recuerdos de la Alhambra, as well as music from the Renaissance to the Modern-day.
Featured clients include Aston Martin of Dallas, celebrity chefs Stephan Pyles and Kent Rathbun, Lockheed Martin, Henry S. Miller, Hilton-Anatole Hotel, Ritz-Carlton Hotel (Dallas), W Dallas Victory Hotel, Ashton Depot, The Gaylord Texan, Cowboys Golf Club (Grapevine), Fluor Corporation, Baylor Scott & White Health, The Dallas Opera, Fair Park, Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame (Ft. Worth), Catholic Young Adult Association, Judge Carol Bush, Charles W. Eisemann Center, Dallas Convention Center, Frisco Arts Association, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Stewart Title.
Stacy Arnold's recordings are available on SoundCloud, Gumroad, I-Tunes, Amazon, and his professional website.