Ken Marks - Wedding Guitarist

This Cardiff classical guitarist is available for weddings and functions throughout South Wales and the West of England and has been playing guitar since 1969. He has played in bands with musicians such as Pino Palladino, Mickey Gee and Donna Lewis. In 1998 he graduated from the University of Wales Cardiff with an honours degree in music after studying there with John Mills who was taught by both John Williams and Segovia.

In 1999 he also achieved a post graduate certificate in music education and has since been performing classical, romantic and Spanish guitar at weddings, corporate functions and special occasions.

Recent wedding venues include:

  • The Mansion House (The Lord Mayor’s official residence)
  • Castell Coch
  • Maes Manor
  • Celtic Manor
  • The New House Country Hotel
  • St Fagins Castle

Recent corporate clients include Working Word PR, Voluntary Action Cardiff, Debenhams and Confused.com.

He also can sing so can mix up his set with both classical playing and acoustic guitar and vocals if required.

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Ken Marks - Wedding Guitarist Repertoire

  • La Grima – Tarrega
  • Adelita - Tarrega
  • Study in E minor – Aguado
  • Romance - Anon
  • Sons de Cahriloes -Pernambuco
  • Spanish Study - Albinez
  • Gigue – J.S. Bach
  • Bouree – J.S. Bach
  • Prelude in D minor – J.S Bach
  • Preludes - Villas Lobos
  • Morning has Broken – Cat Stevens
  • Norwegian Wood - Beatles
  • Etude – Leo Brouwer
  • Folk Song – Beethoven
  • El Catalan – Jose Broca
  • Bagatelle – Fernando Sor
  • Blues Nos. 1 – Tim Royal
  • Vals – Jose Ferrer
  • Sonatine – Mauro Giuliani
  • Night and Day - Cole Porter
  • Summertime - Gershwin
  • Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head - Bacharach
  • Fields of Gold - Sting
  • Morning has broken
  • Love is Blue
  • Sailing
  • Various flamenco pieces

Ken Marks - Wedding Guitarist Feedback

"He delighted the ear with a tasteful repertoire of chosen pieces" BBC Club, Eric Powell Royal Corps of Signals  

"His playing was just right and created the perfect atmosphere for our wedding." Castell Coch Wedding

"His playing was exactly what we wanted and attracted some nice compliments from our guests." Wedding, Coed- Y Mister Hotel, Coychurch

His performance on the acoustic guitar with vocals and the classical guitar created a fantastic atmosphere for our wedding." Castell Coch Wedding

"We just wanted to say a very big thank you for making our wedding day so special. We really enjoyed listening to you play and have received several positive comments from our guests too." Loch Fine Reception

"Thank you so much - you were fantastic – our guests loved your music." The Manor Park Hotel Crickhowell