Hanan Harchol’s live classical guitar performance creates an elegant, enjoyable ambience at a sound level that comfortably allows guests to converse with one another, making Harchol's live entertainment perfect for private and corporate events, wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours, and receptions.
Harchol's repertoire is extensive, ranging from Classical, Spanish Classical, and Flamenco guitar, to Standards and Showtunes, to Jazz, Folk, contemporary R & B and Rock. A set might include popular selections by Gershwin, Frank Sinatra, Nora Jones, James Taylor, traditional Latin songs, Perry Como, Eric Clapton, Les Misérables, Edith Piaf, Coldplay, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Led Zeppelin, Otmar Liebert, Sting, James Blunt, Billy Joel, Jerome Kern, Elton John, The Beatles, Andrea Bocelli, Dave Matthews, Cat Stevens, J. S. Bach, Spanish flamenco, Bossa Novas by Jobim, and Phantom of the Opera, just to name a few. Harchol’s repertoire consists of thousands of songs, and is continually expanding. All of the arrangements are performed instrumentally on the classical guitar, creating a beautiful ambience that allows for conversation while enjoying the music. Harchol’s eleven CDs, may be previewed and purchased on this website, at our Online Store. Please keep in mind that Harchol's eleven CDs are merely a small sample of Mr. Harchol's large repertoire.
Harchol performs standing, in suit and tie attire. He uses a state of the art wireless microphone system, which broadcasts his playing through the speakers of his PA system (or the speakers in a room's stereo system). The wireless microphone system allows Harchol to stroll around the room, taking requests and catering his performance to the particular tastes of the guests while his music is distributed evenly through the speakers. Using this system, Harchol is able to entertain at events ranging from a small dinner party with ten guests to a large receptions for thousands of guests.
Harchol is the recipient of numerous national awards, has broadcast solo recitals on New York’s WQXR, and performed with the Westminster Orchestra under Joseph Flummerfelt. Harchol's best-selling recordings, are broadcast across the country through the Music Choice network. Harchol was the in-house guitarist at The Tavern On The Green for fifteen years and also performed for several years at The Rainbow Room. Harchol currently performs at The Harvard Club in New York. Harchol’s rates vary for private events; please inquire directly for more information or to discuss specific engagements. You may use our Contact Page, or email Hanan directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.