San Francisco based Mark Abdilla is an International performing Guitarist with over 25 years of performing experience. Mark performs 500 years of lute and guitar music (Renaissance, Baroque and Classical), as well as a little Flamenco and Jazz. Having been featured in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 10 years running, Mark also performs a unique style of 12string Celtic guitar. If requested he can perform electric instumental blues and funk in the style of Stevie Ray Vaughn, Albert King etc, with backing disc. Abdilla plays weddings,winneries,corporate events,resturants as well as concerts. Mark also performs with a flutist and violinist in the DOWLAND TRIO, although most often performs solo. I/we perform light acoustic favorites (ex. Beatles- "Here Comes the Sun, Blackbird, Norwegian Wood, Simon and Garfunkel- Scarborough Fair), to modern artist such as Dave Matthews etc. Cannon in D by Pachebel is usually performed for wedding processionals. Please visit songlist page to see other beautiful and famous songs performed. Requests that are not part of repetoire can be played within reason.
( A typical wedding I/we perform would be as follows)
- 30 minutes of pre wedding music
-music for seating of the mothers
-bridemaids entrance music
- bridal processional music
- recessional music
- reception dinner