David Allen Coester

Guitar Played with 10 fingers

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you accompany my Mother/Aunt/Sister/Friend when she sings a song for the ceremony?

Usually with a quick rehersal before the ceremony. Some highlights of the past: Ave Maria, Carpenters: Top of the World, John Denver: Annie's Song, John Lennon: Grow Old Along with Me."

Can you make special musical arrangements?

Many popular songs and music can be arranged for solo fingerstyle guitar. If you can find someone playing it on youtube I can probably play it too. Recent arrnagements have included: Theme from Top Gun, Such Great Heights, First Day of your Life, I'm yours, Marry Me.

Can you provide Amplification for the Ceremony?

I can provide microphone, and Microphone stand for Readers and the officiant. A wireless Lavalier Microphone is also available for a nominal Charge.

If we don't want to hire a DJ or Band Could we use your sound system to play our ipods or computer?

The Bose system has a great sound for recorded music. Create a playlist on your ipod or laptop and have one or your friends be the announcer for the reception. If you don't have an Ipod we can set up a playlist on mine. $50 per each hour in addition to performance fee. Equipment is available for rental without performance fee.

How Much do you Charge?

How Much do you Charge? My basic fee starts $225. Sometimes there are additional fees for travel and special musical arrangements.

Are you available to play my Private Event?

I play all kinds of events each year (wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours, reherasal dinners private parties, etc.) Please check my Upcoming Events Page to see if I am available on the date of your event.