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Cellist James Acampora

Cello from Oyster Bay, NY - Will travel up to 100 miles
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$75 - $500 per event
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About
Hello, and welcome to my page featuring my immersive and beautiful cello playing services!

I studied with the principal cellist from the Rochester Symphony Orchestra since I was 12, and have played in all major venues in NYC and Long Island including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Tilles Center, The Triad NYC, Northport Theatre, Gateway Theatres and more. I have also played in countless restaurants and halls including Villa barone, The Pool NYC, Midtown Rooftop, Stewart Hotel, Zenith Yachts, East Wind Caterers, Fox Hollow, and MUCH more. I am a regular performer at Oheka Castle on Long Island, one of Long Island's oldest estates!

My first performance ever was when I was 7 years old playing "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" with my father at a local church! I have toured with my music to the SXSW Festival in Texas, and also compose my own music which has been featured in award winning films such as "Breathe", as well as video games, short films, dance numbers, and featured on numerous music videos. I was once a regular performer at Voelker Orth Museum in Queens, NYC, where I played classical music favorites and tango music to a loving audience. I was also a member of an 8 piece Tango Ensemble with performed at Stony Brook Univsersity and restaurant on Long Island. You can also find me busking at some of my favorite spots in NYC, including Central Park, Bryant Park, Prince St, Penn Station, Pier 35, Washington Square Park, and many more.

When you book an event with me, we will talk about your vision for your event. I always take new requests and learn them in hours. When we have figured out the music to be played, I will promptly send a contract going over every detail of the event. I play classical, jazz, pop, latin, country, and I also write my own music on the spot using my RC-30 writing pedal. I come fully equipped with a battery operated PA system, as well as my own chair, tablet, music, and music stand. I will also send you videos of me playing the requested music beforehand to make sure you are satisfied with my services. I can also dress to your liking, whether it is all black suit, tux, all white with brown shoes and belt, black and white, etc.

I look forward to making your event a memory that will last forever!






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I had a great experience with James. He was professional and well prepared. I was able to give him a unique playlist. He learned the songs prior to my event and performed them seamlessly. Would highly recommend him for any event.

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2020
Jul
25
Engagement Party
New York City, NY
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bach Cello Suites
Bach
1000 Years
Christina Perri
Wedding March
Felix Mendelssohn
Pachelbels Canon
Johann Pachelbel
Arioso
J.S. Bach
Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring
J.S. Bach
Fly Me To the Moon
Bart Howard
Here Comes the Sun
The Beatles
Misty
Errol Garner
Marry You
Bruno Mars
When I Was Your Man
Bruno Mars
Shut Up and Dance
Walk The Moon
Somewhere Only We Know
Keane
Perfect
Ed Sheeran
Shape of You
Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud
Ed Sheeran
Can't Help Falling In Love
Elvis Presley
The Swan
Saint Saens
Air in D
J.S. Bach
Autumn Leaves
Joseph Kosma
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Please note Cellist James Acampora will also travel to North Babylon, Wyandanch, Bay Shore, West Babylon, West Islip, Babylon, Brentwood, Brightwaters, Melville, Farmingdale, Huntington Station, Lindenhurst, Amityville, Central Islip, Commack, Copiague, Islip, East Islip, East Northport, Greenlawn.
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