What are your rates? Shawn offers various wedding packages, outlined in a PDF with a few different wedding packages. If your event doesn't seem to align with any of these packages, please don't hesitate to reach out. Customized options can be discussed.
How far do you travel? There is no limit on travel distance. Depending on the venue's location, there might be requirements for gas or hotel accommodations.
Can you provide recorded music? Shawn exclusively performs live, ensuring each event is distinctive.
What musical choices are available? Shawn has experience performing at weddings of diverse themes, from traditional to Harry Potter-inspired. No musical genre is off-limits. Couples are encouraged to infuse their wedding with personal creativity.
Where can we hear you play? Shawn's website features numerous videos and audio samples. He's also open to arranging a live music showcase via Zoom.
Are there reviews from previous clients? Testimonials can be found on Shawn's website. Notably, he holds the highest number of 5-star reviews among solo violinists in Michigan on on WeddingWire as well as TheKnot.
Did you used to work as a DJ? Indeed, Shawn used to be a DJ in addition to performing for ceremonies. However, his true passion lies in violin playing, leading him to focus primarily on this.
What is the preferred method of contact? The contact form on Shawn's website or direct email are the most effective ways to reach him.
What equipment do you bring? For ceremonies, Shawn brings his acoustic and electric violins (one as the primary instrument and the other as backup), a personal music stand, amplification gear, and battery-powered speakers if necessary. He can also set up a microphone upon request.
Is tipping required? No, while tips are appreciated, Shawn will never solicit them or display a tip jar at your wedding.
Feel free to ask any questions. Drawing from over two decades of performing at weddings, Shawn is more than willing to assist with queries about music or any other aspect of the wedding day.
For any further inquiries, please don't hesitate to get in touch.