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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.
Overview

Hired 20 times

1 similar job done near you

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17 years in business

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Apple Pay, Cash, Check, Credit card, Square cash app, Venmo, Zelle

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This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

Wear gloves during the job

Disinfect surfaces touched during the job

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Reviews

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

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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
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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
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Elsielynn B.

Music Entertainment

I recently had my sisters bridal shower and I had found James by just googling violinists near me, I’m so glad that I did. He was on time, he plays beautifully and he was so accommodating. I requested he start to play when the bride arrived and he said it wouldn’t be a problem. He even played a last song for us. He was phenomenal I will use him for any of my fancy events, and I’m so glad I found him. You won’t regret it I can assure you. My sister said it was the best part of her shower!
Jun 7, 2021
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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
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FAQs

  • 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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