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Teal Music
Teal Music

Teal Music

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Introduction: I was born in Puerto Rico and was raised in Orlando, FL. I’ve been playing violin since I was 8 years old and I like to play everything from classic favorites like the theme from "Love Story" and "Moon River", to recent hits from Ed Sheeran, John Legend, and The Piano Guys. I’m open to collaborating on playlists and always take special requests. I am excited to meet my new customers and can't wait to provide the musical soundtrack to your event. Other instruments and groups available upon request.

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17 years in business

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Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

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Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and responsiveness.

Exceptional 5.0

23 reviews


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Marissa P.

Music Entertainment

I couldn't recommend Teal Music any more. The performance and skill of the musician blew us away. Her range from classical to coldplay and broadway was exceptional and it was an unbelievable performance. We hired Teal Music for my father's 75th birthday and it was such a great addition to the day, thank you!
Apr 26, 2021
Gilbert D.

Music Entertainment

James easily displayed his combination of skill, talent, and expertise at our event. He was highly responsive to our requests and proved that he could be versatile in a pinch. We wish him well on all of his future professional endeavors. We highly recommend him to anyone in need of a superbly trained violinist for their musical events or private functions.
Teal Music's reply
Thanks so much, Gilbert. I wish you both all the best!
Jul 12, 2020
Jackie c.

James was excellent there is only 5 stars else I would give him more.. the crowd love him .. he did a marvelous job very professional well dress organize and his music wow wow wow ..
Oct 26, 2020
Amanda K.

James was a truly amazing part of our wedding day!! Originally we planned for James to play at the ceremony of our big wedding but when covid cancelled our plans, we opted for a micro-wedding and were lucky enough for James to play the ceremony, cocktail hour and dinner. James is an expert at his craft and the music was not only beautiful, but also perfectly timed to enhance our special moments. He was very communicative throughout the planning and re-planning processes and even learned a song that we loved to play for the recessional. We really can not imagine our day without James (and our guests continue to sing his praises!)
Sep 22, 2020
Maegan R.

James is a stellar musician. He completely exceeded all of my expectations on my wedding day. James was punctual in responding back to any of my questions, comments, concerns, or requests prior to my event. During this pandemic James and I worked together virtually. He played songs which I had requested to hear anytime I asked. James is very professional and works diligently in his approach to please his clients. On July 25,2020 James joined my family and friends in a nature preserve park where he played music before, during, and after the ceremony. He was fully equipped and played my requests even better than what he had shown me prior. I highly recommend James to play his violin for any event. He has a unique and versatile approach that is fit to meet the needs of any styled event you could imagine! Thank you kindly James Teal! - Mr. & Mrs. Gutierrez 😍
Jul 28, 2020
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  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    My rate is $400/hour. A small gathering (wedding, proposal, dinner, etc) will be considered and the rate will be adjusted accordingly. I will also add a small travel fee of $0.80/mile to and from the location of your event. In the case of traveling to the city, I must charge for parking as well. A tip is ALSO appreciated at the end of the night :)

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    I like to ask about your favorite songs. Then we find what the needs are for your event and create goals together based on those needs. Putting together set lists takes a lot of time, especially for performing live music along to a custom playlist. I also take into account the client's musical preferences and suggestions. Playing a musical instrument takes years and years of training/schooling, and performance experience to know what to play and when to play it.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    Bachelor of music and years of performance experience.

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