Choosing the Perfect Music for your Event

The type of music you choose will set the mood and help make the occasion an exceptional event! From elegant jazz at your black tie affair to quiet background music at your corporate event or rock and roll at your anniversary party; your music choices will make a difference. Here are some ideas for music at different types of events. I hope this will help you choose the perfect music.

Wedding Music for your Unique Day

One of the most important days in the life of brides, grooms and their families. There are a lot of important musical decisions to be made – let me help you make them. Let's begin by setting the perfect musical mood for your guests before the ceremony and then proceed to play the very best musical selections to support your procession up the aisle.

And, once your ceremony is over I can be there to play a fabulous mix of elegant music while your guests mingle and celebrate.

Read more and listen to music for your wedding here.

Music for Corporate Events

Background music generally works best; something subtle that guests hardly notice, but that makes them relax. This is a great choice for cocktail receptions, business dinners, grand openings and trade shows to enhance the atmosphere. Solo piano or a duo with sax, guitar, violin or flute is conducive to mingling and chatting and will also give an air of sophistication to your corporate event.

Read more and listen to music for corporate events here.

Music for private events and seasonal parties

Anniversaries, birthdays, bridal showers, house warming parties and summer BBQs are just a few of the private special events that will benefit from the addition of live music. Let me work with you to choose the music that fits your event – and your budget!

Christmas is also the perfect time for the addition of live music. Let me help your guests get in the festive mood with a selection of holiday music.

Read more and listen to music for private special events here.

About Me

My name is David Vowles and I have a Bachelor of Music from Acadia University and also studied at Humber College in their prestigious Jazz Studies Course. Along the way I've had experience as a performer, conductor and teacher.

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Find out what my past clients have shared

  • Jim and Sharon

    We recently had David Vowles play at an outdoor retirement party that we hosted.  He was very easy to work with, flexible and totally professional.  The music added an elegant and classy touch to our evening.  We would highly recommend him for any company's special event.

    Jim and Sharon - July 2017 Kingston, Ontario

    Jim and Sharon
  • Karen Fox

    Thank-you David.  Your music added the perfect ambience to my art opening.  It totally set the mood and atmosphere as my guests mingled and chatted in front of my paintings.  Everybody enjoyed the moment!

    Karen Fox S.C.A. Gallery, Port Perry, Ontario February 2017

    Karen Fox
  • Marwan's Bistro

    We have routinely hired David to play dinner music in our restaurant.  He is totally professional and accommodating to our requirements. The music has always been excellent and added a wonderful ambiance for our patrons.  Do not hesitate to book David for any function you may be planning.  You won't regret it!!

    Marwan's Bistro Port Perry, Ontario

    Marwan's Bistro
  • We have repeatedly had David perform cocktail music for our annual Mayor's Gala.  He is always a huge success. His choice of music is perfect and creates a sophisticated and elegant mood for cocktails and dinner.  He has a great repertoire.  David is a pleasure to work with and we highly recommend him to you!

    Scugog Council For The Arts September 2016

    Scugog Council For The Arts
  • Mary Jane Turnbull

    I've heard David perform at the RCHA Club in Kingston both as a solo artist and also in his classic rock band.   He is a very accomplished musician who plays lots of different styles.  Fabulous and always very entertaining!!

    Mary Jane Turnbull – January 2018 Sutton Group Realty Kingston, Ontario

    Mary Jane Turnbull
    Sutton Group Realty
  • Emma and Jason

    We had particular music that we wanted for our wedding and David worked closely with us to make it happen.  On the day of our wedding the music was fantastic!  We continue to enjoy his performance every time we re-play our wedding video.

    Emma and Jason Gananoque, Ontario

    Emma and Jason
  • Jessica and Greg

    We were so busy with everything else as we prepared for our wedding that we left all the music decisions up to David.  We were blown away.  He came up with a fabulous variety of songs that included some classical pieces, some Beatles and even a bit of jazz.  We felt we were in a movie.

    Thanks again David!

    Jessica and Greg Napanee, Ontario

    Jessica and Greg
  • Stephanie and Michael

    David was so helpful before the wedding and his music was amazing during the ceremony.  We loved his choice of songs during the reception.  It really made our wedding day even more special.  Thank-you David!

    Stephanie and Michael Port Hope, Ontario

    Stephanie and Michael
  • Melody and Matt Morrison

    David made our garden wedding so magical .  We had special songs in mind for our ceremony and David created a fabulous arrangement of the music for us.   Having David do the music for our wedding was the easiest and best decision we made!  Thank-you David for making our day so memorable and special!

    Melody and Matt Morrison Kingston, Ontario

    Melody and Matt Morrison