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Don SanniClassical Guitarist from Nashua, NH

Will travel up to 200 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 163 Reviews
  • 245 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2005
  • 7 Awards & Badges
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $250 per event

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Professionalism and Versatility are what sets me apart from the many other classical guitarists on Gigmaster. I cover classical, pop, Celtic, and traditional guitar instrumentals. Hi, and welcome to my page here on Gigmaster! If you are reading this you are probably thinking of hiring a guitarist or classical guitarist for a wedding or event, but there are many classical guitarists on this site, and they all sound good, so how do you choose? As nice as it might be to a have a classical guitarist for your event, you may not be sure about having ALL classical music. For instance, maybe classical music for your wedding ceremony, but contemporary/pop instrumentals for the cocktail hour may work better, or possibly you're not exactly sure what style you want to commit to at this point. If this is the case, I may be the right musician for you. In conjunction to a set of classical music, I also have a few hours worth of pop and non classical music, not just a few token pop tunes. It's not uncommon for someone to hire me to play classical music for a wedding ceremony, and then change their mind and decide to go with a mix of classical and pop, or even all pop tunes. One thing to note is that I also play a steel string guitar which has more sparkle to the tone, instead of a classical or nylon string guitar, which is why I have a little different, or contemporary sound. If you read through a few reviews you may notice a reoccurring comment, "Don was very professional and very easy to work with," or "Don made the whole experience much less stressful." If you're planning an event, especially a wedding, you definitely don't want to be worrying about, or babysit, your vendors. I always arrive early to set up and sound check, and am dressed and ready to go at least a half hour before I start to play. I use two separate sound systems if I have to play a wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at different locations, so transition is quick and seamless. I've played hundreds of weddings and can help guide you and offer musical suggestions. I'd be happy to meet with you and go over ceremony music, and I can always work up an arrangement of a special song that you always envisioned being played as you walked down the aisle. There's a reason I have the most bookings of any classical guitarist in New England, my professionalism is second to none. Videos available on my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMq6nFteAW3qvyCgKhtJs-A/videos Mr. Sanni is a graduate of The New England Conservatory, with a degree in guitar performance. He was the winner of an international guitar competition, which led to a sponsorship through the Kramer guitar company. Don's playing and composing have been praised in "Guitar" magazine and he has written lessons for the Mel Bay Publication website, the largest publisher of guitar music in the world. Being that he is a full time, professional musician with over twenty years of performing experience, you can be sure of a quality performance. When not performing Don works as a guitar instructor in Nashua, NH where he teaches upwards of 50 students a week. Don's instrumental CD - New England Soundscapes is also available. It's a collection of 14 originals blending pop, classical, and Celtic music. More info and audio clips are available on his website.

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Review by Amy C.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on June 25, 2022From Wolfeboro, NH

We had such a positive experience with Don! We hired Don to play at our wedding ceremony and cocktail hour. He was a fantastic communicator leading up to the event, and it was seamless to plan out our song selections (he even played options for us over Zoom!). He went out of his way to help us with a special request related to our sound system, and he also agreed to accompany one of my friends who sung a song during our ceremony (including communicating directly with my friend and arriving well before the ceremony to rehearse!). The music sounded lovely. We'd recommend Don to anyone looking for a talented, professional, and kind guitarist!

Review by Sonya K.

WeddingReviewed on September 2, 2007From Walpole, ME

Don was fantastic! He was very professional and easy to work with. He accomodated all our requests and even learned a song for us. Many of our wedding guests commented on how beautiful the music was. Don's rendition of Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto, Bach's Jesu Joy, and Handel's Air from Water Music brought tears to many people's eyes (including ours!). We highly recommend Don for anyone who wants gorgeous classical music to accompany their special day. Don, thank you so much!!!!!!

Review by Kirsten A.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on April 8, 2016From Harvard, MA

Amazing! We booked Don for our wedding on 4/8/16. He responded promptly and was a breeze to work with. I was a little hesitant that he didnt know a song I wanted specifically played for the recessional (Queens 'You're My Best Friend') but since he owns his own music school I put my faith in him and was not disappointed! He learned the song in two days! I didnt know what song to choose for when the bridesmaids walked in, so Don suggested "I'll Be There" by Michael Jackson and I went for it as I trusted his judgement. It made me cry while we were lined up ready to walk up the aisle - beautiful! Do not hesitate to book Don and check out the song clips on his website!

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Song List

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  • Cannon in D | Pachelbel
  • Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring | J.S Bach
  • Bouree - lute suite #1 | J.S. Bach
  • Allamande - lute suite #1 | J.S. Bach
  • Gavotte - lute suite #3 | J.S. Bach
  • Prelude in G - 1st Cello Suite | J.S. Bach
  • Air on a G String | J.S. Bach
  • Prelude in Dminor | J.S. Bach
  • Greensleeves | Anonymous
  • Eine Kleine Nachtmusik - Romanze | Mozart
  • Ave Maria | Schubert
  • Aria | Henry Purcell
  • Romanza | Anonymous
  • Concerto in D - Largo | Vivaldi
  • Air | Handel
  • Sogno d'or | Puccini
  • Dozens of light classical guitar pieces | Sor, Carcassi, Guiliani, etc.
  • You're My Best Friend | Queen
  • Thank You | Led Zeppelin
  • Chasing Cars | Snow Patrol
  • Angel | Jack Johnson
  • February Seven | Avett Brothers
  • First Day Of My Life | Bright Eyes
  • You Are The Best Thing | Ray LaMontagne
  • From Here On Out | Dave Mathews
  • If Not For You | Bob Dylan
  • Marry You | Bruno Mars
  • Yellow | Coldplay
  • Better Days | Goo Goo Dolls
  • Make You Feel My Love | Adele/Bob Dylan
  • The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face | Roberta Flack
  • More Than Words | Extreme
  • Fields Of Gold | Sting
  • Love Will Keep Us Alive | The Eagles
  • Let My Love Open The Door | Pete Townsend
  • Heart of Gold | Neil Young
  • Annie's Song | John Denver
  • How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You | James Taylor
  • Your Smiling Face | James Taylor
  • You've Got A Friend | James Taylor
  • Shower The People | James Taylor
  • Morning Has Broken | Cat Stevens
  • And I Love You So | Don McLean
  • Crazy Love | Van Morrison
  • Yesterday | Beatles
  • Michelle | Beatles
  • When I'm 64 | Beatles
  • Something | Beatles
  • In My Life | Beatles
  • For No One | Beatles
  • Norwegian Wood | Beatles
  • Here Comes the Sun | Beatles
  • Here, There, and Everywhere | Beatles
  • I Will | Beatles
  • Grow Old With Me | from The Wedding Singer
  • Can't Help Falling In Love | Elvis Presley
  • Love Me Tender | Elvis Presley
  • I'll Be There | Jackson 5
  • Isn't She Lovely | Stevie Wonder
  • For Once In My Life | Stevie Wonder
  • Layla (outro) | Eric Clapton
  • Songbird | Fleetwood Mac
  • Stand By Me | Ben E. King
  • The Briar and the Rose | Tom Waits
  • The Rose | Bet Midler
  • Hallelujah | Leonard Cohen/Jeff Buckley
  • Little Martha | Alman Brothers
  • Classical Gas | Mason Williams
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water | Simon & Garfunkel
  • Close To You | The Carpenters
  • Only You Can Love Me This Way | Keith Urban
  • It's Your Love | Tim McGraw
  • God Bless The Broken Road | Rascal Flatts
  • Linus and Lucy | from Charlie Brown
  • When You Wish Upon A Star | Walt Disney Theme
  • Carrying You | from Castle In The Sky
  • Lion King Theme | Elton John
  • All I Ask Of You | from Phantom of the Opera
  • Moon River | Henry Mancini
  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow | from the Wizard of Oz
  • The Entertainer | Scott Joplin
  • What a Wonderful World | Louis Armstrong
  • Edelweiss | Rodgers
  • Theme from M.A.S.H. | TV Theme Song
  • The Princess Bride | Movie Theme
  • Amazing Grace | Traditional
  • Water is Wide | Traditional
  • Ode to Joy | Traditional
  • Erev Shel Shoshanim | Trad. Jewish
  • The Month of January | Celtic
  • Shamrock Shore | Celtic
  • Seperation of Soul and Body | Celtic
  • Citi na gComman | Celtic
  • Mug of Brown Ale | Celtic
  • Road to Kerrigouarch | Celtic
  • What's Keeping My True Love... | Celtic
  • Morrison's Jig | Celtic
  • French Schottische | Celtic
  • Handsome Young Maidens | Celtic
  • Paddy Fahey's Reel | Celtic
  • Dozens of contemprary instrumentals

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Date Selected: 1/27/2023

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Upcoming Events

June 25, 2023 • Wedding Ceremony
Sun2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Nashua, NH

Past Events

October 9, 2022 • Wedding
Sun4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Kennebunkport, ME
October 2, 2022 • Wedding
Sun9:30 AM - 2:00 PM Canterbury, NH
September 24, 2022 • Weddig
Sat4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Falmouth, MA
September 13, 2022 • Corporate Event
Tue11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Seabrook, NH
September 2, 2022 • Corporate Function
Fri7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Cape Neddick, ME
August 13, 2022 • Wedding
Sat4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Chittenden, VT
June 25, 2022 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Wolfeboro, NH
June 11, 2022 • Wedding
Sat5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Guilford, NH
May 5, 2022 • Wedding Ceremony
Thu2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Newcastle, NH
October 5, 2021 • Corporate Event
Tue5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Harwich, MA
September 25, 2021 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Wallingford, VT
September 18, 2021 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat3:00 PM - 4:30 PM North Falmouth, MA

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