Chris David

from£275

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As a classical guitarist, Chris is available for weddings, functions, and events. His extensive repertoire includes classic pop and rock songs, traditional flamenco and classical guitar pieces composed by Spanish and South American composers. Chris also provides performances of popular classical guitar pieces by composers such as Bach, Guiliani, and Sor creating an elegant and romantic atmosphere for any event.

Chris started playing guitar aged 13 and studied blues, classical, rock and jazz before training at Goldsmiths College London achieving a BMus Honours Degree and an MMus Masters Degree in Composition. He now has 20 years of performance experience in a variety of musical contexts (including weddings, birthday parties, and solo shows) and is effortlessly comfortable when providing atmospheric entertainment. His extensive knowledge of a varied repertoire means he is more than capable of adapting his set to meet the requirements of any event.

Chris is an awesome guitarist and very professional, we were very impressed! Stephen, Tapas event, Los Banditos

Chris is available in the South West, South East, the Midlands and Wales, he is always very well presented, polite and punctual. He has his own PAT tested amplification which is suitable for small to medium-sized venues or can be plugged into a PA system for the larger venues. He is also happy to perform un-amplified, indoors or out.

Performance info

Line-up Guitarist
Performance duration 2 x 45 minutes

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Promo Video

Spanish/South American Classical

Albeniz – Asturias
Albeniz – Tango
Barrios – Una Limosnita por Amor de Dios Brouwer – Etude No.1
Calatuyud – Cancion de Cuna
Calatuyud – Vals
Calatuyud – Bulerias
Moreno-Torroba – Arada
Moreno-Torroba – Nocturno
Pernambuco – Sons de Carrilhoes Piazzolla – Milonga del Angel
Romero – Soleares
Tarrega – Recuerdos de la Alhambra Tarrega –Adelita
Tarrega – Lagrima
Villa-Lobos – Choros No.1
Villa-Lobos – Prelude No.1
Villa-Lobos – Prelude No.2

Classical

Bach – Air on a G string
Bach – Prelude from Cello Suite No.1
Bach – Prelude in D Minor
Bach – Bouree in E minor
Beethoven – Ode to Joy
Beethoven – Fur Elise
Brahms – Lullaby
Chopin – Prelude No.7
Dvorak – Theme from New World Symphony
Grieg – Morning (Peer Gynt)
Guiliani – Sonata, Op.15, 1st Mvmt, Allegro Spiritoso Myers – Cavatina
Pachelbel – Canon in D
Rodrigo – Aranjuez mon amour
Satie – Gymnopedie No.1
Sor – Etude No.1
Sor – Etude No.5
Tchaikovsky – Theme from Swan Lake
Wagner – Bridal March

Flamenco

Alegrias
Alegrias Melocotones De Ronda Alegrias En Mi Con Silencio Alegrias En La
Carcelero
Fandangos De Huelva
Farruca
Garotin
Granandinas Albacin
Granadinas
Guajira
La Cana Malaguenas Sevillanas
Solea
Rumba Del De Nieve Rumba Romanza Tientos
Zapateado Para Bailer Zapateado
Zorongo

Classic Pop and Rock songs

Don’t Fear The Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You – Bryan Adams
Fields Of Gold – Sting
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Hotel California – Eagles
House Of The Rising Sun – The Animals
In My Life – The Beatles
I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston (Dolly Parton)
Let It Be – The Beatles
More Than A Feeling – Boston
Nights In White Satin – The Moody Blues
Space Oddity – David Bowie
Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
You’ve Got A Friend – Carole King

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“He was a pleasure to work with, turned up well ahead of time and played beautifully throughout the lunchtime reception. He was friendly and courteous and much enjoyed by the audience.”

Paul, corporate reception, Cardiff, March 2019

“First and foremost, Christopher's playing abilities were great as many of our family also play guitars I was keen to have someone accomplished. He played at my birthday party in a nice hotel alongside afternoon tea and many guests said how lovely it was. I would book him again. He was helpful, answered emails on time, was pleasant and I am thinking about when i can have another party so I can get him to come and play!”

Dorothy, Birthday party, Falsely Hall, Daventry, April 2019

“Chris played at our wedding reception. He played a lovely selection of pieces that were greatly appreciated by me, my wife and our guests. Chris was very friendly and helpful both in discussing our requirements beforehand and on the day. I would not hesitate to recommend him.”

John, Wedding, Backwell House Hotel, Bristol, September 2018

“I just wanted to thank you again for performing for us last Sunday. I've had many guests voluntarily offering very positive feedback on your playing which helped the party to go extremely well. Thanks and best wishes.”

Malcolm, Sanpa Spanish Restaurant, Wokingham, May 2018

“Chris arrived early, was very amiable, performed very well and is a credit to his profession. Would definitely use him again should the occasion arise. Our guests were extremely happy and thought his contribution added to a wonderful celebration for my wife.”

Richard, Birthday party, Glasshouse Cafe, Suckley, December 2017

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