Barb Cheron is an experienced guitarist in the Naples area.
She has a vast repertoire including jazz, blues, oldies, Latin, soul, rock, pop, contemporary beach-themed & more.
Whatever your needs, Barb will happily customize her playlist to exceed expectations.
Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Barb was a staple on the Madison music scene.
She was honored with 3 Madison Area Music Awards (MAMAs).
With over 26 years of entertaining audiences, Barb has performed
at a countless array of venues. Below is a sampling:
- Naples Hilton
- 5th Avenue for Courtelis Company (Naples)
- Windstar on Naples Bay Country Club (Naples)
- Olde Hickory Golf & Country Club (Fort Myers)
- Gulf Shore Boulevard Condominiums (Naples)
- Lake San Marino Resort (Naples)
- The Moorings Country Club (Naples)
- Pelican Isle Yacht Club (Naples)
- Maple Bluff Country Club (Madison, WI)
- Jackie Morelisse BouTeak at Miromar Design Center (Estero)
- Caribbean Park Resort (Naples)
- Monona Terrace (Madison, WI)
- Madison Club (Madison, WI)
- The Edgewater Hotel (Madison, WI)
Also, numerous events, including:
- Weddings / Graduations
- Private Parties
- Corporate Functions
- Campus Events / Homecoming Galas
- Cocktail Hours
- And, much more including private performances for notable dignitaries, including a United States Senator and a Gubernatorial Candidate!
Before moving to Naples, Barb trained at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. She also studied with renowned jazz guitarists throughout Wisconsin. Barb added to her jazz chops by completing many courses at the Jimmy Bruno Guitar Institute. She studied classical guitar with Professor Javier Calderon at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
"Barb's an amazing guitarist, and the band was great. She clearly brings the other musicians together, and she brought fresh interpretation and meaning to old standards. I have also seen her perform solo, and her technical skill and musicianship is just superb. A thoroughly enjoyable performance." ~ Tara Ayres (Festival Performance, 2014)
"Barb provided the perfect blend of music for our cocktail party! She seemed to know exactly what kind of songs the audience would appreciate. Everyone who attended gave her rave reviews. I highly recommend her, and I would definitely hire her again!" ~ Cindie Adams (Cocktail Party, 2014)
"I have followed Barb Cheron for some time and continue to be amazed by her superb tone and the overall quality of her music. She is a great entertainer and a true professional." ~ Sally K (Private Party, 2015)
Barb also has a vocal/guitar duo and trio.
In addition, Barb is passionate about giving back!
Examples of previous charitable work, include:
Assisted Living Organizations
Disability Pride Festival
Home Concerts for the Elderly
Pet Adoption Events
Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired