Add a touch of excellence to your event with the beautiful sound of the classical guitar. Stephan Kane is experienced in providing professional guitar performance services for weddings and events. From classical to contemporary and Hawaiian, his music will enhance any special occasion. Reserve with Stephan today and create a wonderful atmosphere for your upcoming event.
Stephan Kane is a classical guitarist from the sunny windward shores of Hawaii now living in San Francisco. His music is sought after for his inventive arrangements of pop and Hawaiian music for the solo guitar along with interpretative performances of the standard classical guitar repertoire. Stephan's playing has been described as “…embodying the passion of Spain” and having “… great sensitivity and lyricism.” He was a member of the Ashland Guitar Quartet, lead guitarist in a popular local reggae/rock band, and has been the principle guitarist in various musical productions, including Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story." Stephan was a founding member of the contemporary Hawaiian group, Ha'ena that had performed as the opening act for the Makaha Sons, Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom, and Hawaii's award-winning group, HAPA. In Hawaii, Stephan was a featured performer at Turtle Bay Hilton's, Paakai Restaurant, located on Oahu's North Shore and was a member of the Kailua Guitar Duo with guitarist, Luke Trimble.
Stephan is pursuing a Master of Music '18 degree in classical guitar performance on a merit scholarship at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Stephan graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in music from Southern Oregon University studying classical guitar with David Rogers, James Edwards, and Joseph Thompson. He has performed in master classes for Benjamin Verdery, Andrew York, John Dearman, Martha Masters, David Leisner, Rafael Cuen Garibi, Ralph Towner, and Angel Romero
In addition to guitar, Stephan has been involved in many choral settings, singing bass with the Southern Oregon Repertory Singers and touring to Mexico, Germany, and the Czech Republic with the Southern Oregon University Chamber Choir, both under the direction of Dr. Paul French. He recently completed a 14-day tour to Montreal, Boston, and New York City with the University of Hawaii Chamber Singers directed by Dr. Miguel Ángel Felipe, summer '16.