Marcie Castro, pianist/vocalist/DJ, has been providing entertainment in the New York area and globally for over 25 years. She has a BA in piano performance and composition from Arizona State University. Originally from Long Island her company, Perfect Parties Entertainment has supplied entertainment for all types of special events including weddings, bar and bat mitvahs, communions, anniversaries, birthdays and holiday events. Corporate clients include Citibank, the United Nations, Varig Airlines, Aramark and Crystal Cruises. Hollywood celebrities who have been part of her audience include, Sharon Stone, Larry David, Michael Jordan, George Clooney and Oprah. Performances in New York venues include the Rainbow Grill, the Waldorf Astoria, Tavern on the Green, Cresthollow Country Club, and the Garden City Hotel.
Marcie has had a passion for travel since childhood, traveling frequently with her parents to her mother's native Brazil. Her dad was an employee for American Airlines. She is fluent in Portuguese, French, Italian and Spanish. She feels fortunate to have combined her love of music with travel, working seasonal contracts as piano bar entertainer on Crystal Cruises since 2002. She has performed on three world cruises and visited over 80 countries. Because of this exposure Marcie's brand of entertainment has been contracted by clients around the US, Europe, Brazil and Mexico.
From 2004-2015, Marcie divided her time between New York City and Los Cabos, Mexico where she became a destination wedding specialist. Her company, Cabo Wedding Music has supplied entertainment for weddings in Cabo, Mexico since 2006.
Perfect Parties Entertainment, now based again on the East Coast is committed to supplying each event whether small or large with cutting edge professional audio equipment and lighting. As well as live music, Marcie can provide DJ entertainment and MCing with a library of over 3000 selections from the last century to today's Top 40 hits. She is a self-contained One Man Band. If a client prefers a larger group of musicians like a duo, trio, or jazz quartet, this can also be provided upon request.
Brides especially enjoy the music she provides for wedding ceremonies. Her classical piano training brings are sound of elegance that is always a welcomed surprise. Before your event, she will respond quickly to any inquiries you may have promptly, taking her time in helping you in any way she can, so that you are at ease on the day of the event.
Getting all ages participating whether dancing or singing is her specialty. If a client prefers something more low-key, she is as comfortable creating tasteful background piano music including traditional jazz, smooth jazz, Sinatra, Michael Buble, Bossa Nova, Latin and Country favorites. Each playlist is custom tailored to the client's taste.
Marcie Castro believes preparation, presentation, punctuality, accompanied by good instincts, creativity and years of experience are the key to each event being a huge success. References are available upon request.