Music For Any Occasion 

From the elegant sounds of a classical trio at a wedding or a cocktail hour enhanced by a jazz ensemble, when you hire Kutztown University musicians it will become easy to entertain your guests. 

 

Kutztown University Musicians are available to hire for events including:

 

  • Weddings

  • Corporate Events

  • Birthday Parties

  • Holiday Parties

  • Restaurants

  • Anniversaries 

 

Our musicians include classical, jazz, and pop performers that range from big bands to small duos.

FOR THOSE SEEKING MUSICIANS AND PERFORMERS: The Department of Music at Kutztown University provides the names of its students and other individuals who are available to perform solely as a convenience to the public and in response to public demand. All individuals providing music or performing are acting as independent contractors. Their services are not endorsed or guaranteed in any way by The Department of Music at Kutztown University, or their respective officers, employees, and agents; The Department of Music at Kutztown University does not conduct background checks on listed providers. Any disputes that arise are strictly between the provider and the retaining party, who retains such services at his/her/its own risk.

 

For Kutztown University students wishing to be added to this list, please email Marybeth Kern at  Marybeth@MarybethKern.com with your information. Each group will need approval from your respective area head before your information can be posted.

OUR SERVICES

Jazz Ensemble I

Big Band Jazz
Directed by Dr. Kevin Kjos, Kutztown University's top jazz ensemble is comprised of current students of varying music majors. Meeting three times per week, this group has a wide range of repertoire ranging from traditional swing tunes by Count Basie to modern composers such as Kyle Newmaster.
 
 

Contact: Adam Helmer

P: (484) 751-8582

E: ahelm632@live.kutztown.edu

Rock and Blues Ensemble I

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Rock, Blues, and Pop
 
Directed by Dr. Kevin Kjos, the members of this rock ensemble replicate an exact copy of everyone's favorite songs. This group meets three times a week to rehearse and build their repertoire. Ranging in styles from Chicago, Led Zeppelin, and current artists such as Bruno Mars.
 
 

Contact: Adam Helmer

P: (484) 751-8582

E: ahelm632@live.kutztown.edu

Saxophone Quartet

Classical, Jazz

 

The saxophone quartet literature includes a vast array of master works, and is the classical saxophonist's definitive chamber music experience. Repertoire includes transcriptions of classical favorites to jazz and contemporary music.

 

Contact: Dr. Jeremy Justeson

E: Justeson@kutztown.edu

P: 610-683-4551

Gateau au Chocolat

 

Gypsy Jazz 


This quartet performs classic gypsy jazz standards, contemporary combo repertoire, and original compositions. Gypsy jazz as an acoustic genre is pleasant background music for all social occasions and venues including weddings, restaurants, art galleries, business dinners and luncheons.

 

Contact: Dylan Langschwager 

P: 484-988-1885

E: : gateau_au_chocolat@outlook.com

Classical, Jazz

The KU Trombone Choir performs many genres of music, from Renaissance madrigals to contemporary jazz charts. In addition to transcriptions of other works, there are many original compositions for trombone choir

 

Contact: Prof. Daniel Neuenshwander
E: neuensch@kutztown.edu

P:484-646-4348

 

Trombone Choir

Lehigh Valley Urban Latin Orquestra

Latin

 

The Lehigh Valley Urban Latin orchestra is a 13 piece latin band specializing in old and modern Nuyorican Salsa (Hector Lavoe, Marc Anthony, Oscar De Leon) and hits from female salsa & merengue artists (Olga Tanon, Milly Quezada). 

 

Contact: Alexander A. Acosta

Email: tboneplayer2013@gmail.com 

Cell: 484-634-6011

 

Kutztown University Chamber Singers

Traditional Small Choral Ensemble 

 

Featuring a repertoire that includes music from Renaissance Latin polyphony to spirituals to Romantic German songs to contemporary choral compositions to popular pieces including vocal jazz. (10-12 singers)

 

Contact: Dr. Hank Alviani

P: 610-683-4553,

E: alviani@kutztown.edu

Petite Sketches 

World Music​

Solo guitarist, with an inspirational message. Blends spoken word, singing and instrumental music. Can provide percussionist for a duo act upon request.

 

Contact: Tim Straughter  

P; 267 255-1568

E: Petitesketches@gmail.com

Monday Night Band

Big Band Jazz

 

A student-led Big Band comprised of current Kutztown University students and Alumni. Meeting weekly, this band plays jazz standards and big band repertoire including works by Basie, Ellington, Mingus, and more. 

 

Contact: Adam Helmer

P: (484) 751-8582

E: ahelm632@live.kutztown.edu

Stoney Run Group

Alternative Rock, Jam Band

 

ALT-Rock, Americana infused Jam band with a wide array of rhythms and textured infused with a commerical sensibility. 

Contact: Colin Wolf

P: 610-349-4564.  

E: wolfguitar@live.com

 

Jeremiah Williams 

Guitar Solo or Duo 

 

Jeremiah is a vocalist and guitarist who performs live music around the country as a soloist, duo, and with a full band. His music covers all genres of Pop, Rock, Blues, Jazz, R&B, and Funk.

 

Contact: Jeremiah Williams

http://jeremiahwilliamsmusic.com

E: booking@jeremiahwilliamsmusic.com

P: 570-977-9910

FOR THOSE SEEKING MUSICIANS AND PERFORMERS: The Department of Music at Kutztown University provides the names of its students and other individuals who are available to perform solely as a convenience to the public and in response to public demand. All individuals providing music or performing are acting as independent contractors. Their services are not endorsed or guaranteed in any way by The Department of Music at Kutztown University, or their respective officers, employees, and agents; The Department of Music at Kutztown University does not conduct background checks on listed providers. Any disputes that arise are strictly between the provider and the retaining party, who retains such services at his/her/its own risk.

 

For Kutztown University students wishing to be added to this list, please email Marybeth Kern at  Marybeth@MarybethKern.com with your information. Each group will need approval from your respective area head before your information can be posted.

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