Music at the Casa: Rev. Shawn Garvey
Aug
25
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Rev. Shawn Garvey

Rev. Garvey is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and an avid musician, singer and songwriter. He has led retreats, conferences, and acted as a consultant on Alternative Worship to local churches. He also composed original music for Annual Meeting Worship services as well as composed, arranged, produced and performed on three albums of original material. 

Rev. Garvey has performed with Livingston Taylor, Mary Fahl, Rick Elias, Marshall Crenshaw, and he performed an annual John Denver Tribute concert with Denver’s former lead guitar player Steve Weisberg.

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Music at the Casa: Christine MacPhail
Aug
18
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Christine MacPhail

Christine MacPhail has been a professional harpist in Central Florida for 20 years, providing harp music for thousands of social and corporate events. She performs for wedding ceremonies, receptions, grand openings, and other special events at hotels, country clubs, gardens, restaurants, and private homes throughout the area. 

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Music at the Casa: Brian Hayes
Aug
11
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes received his first acoustic guitar at age 14. He purchased an electric guitar shortly thereafter and began developing his skills through learning music by ear, gaining recognition from fellow guitar players throughout the greater Orlando area.

Brian enrolled at Seminole State College as a classical guitar major with a piano minor. He studied with flamenco guitarist Juan Serrano and performed as part of a Flamenco/Latin-Jazz guitar duo. Today, he performs at various special events in Central Florida, utilizing his training by adapting pieces written for other instruments into his own solo guitar arrangements.

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Music at the Casa: George Grosman
Aug
4
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: George Grosman

George has resided and played music on three continents. At the Guildhall School of Music in London he often jammed with Sting’s guitarist, Dominic Miller. He also played with the Middle East Blues Band in Tel Aviv, Israel, with a chart topping group in Iceland and with bands in Toronto, Canada.

George is now active in the Central Florida music scene. He has worked as a solo artist for Disney at the Port Orleans Resort in Orlando and he leads a jazz combo with a weekly residency in Winter Haven.

George also travels to Canada several times a year to perform with his six-piece swing band, Bohemian Swing. The band performed at the 2016 and 2017 Toronto Jazz Festival.

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Music at the Casa: Ola Szelag
Jul
21
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Ola Szelag

Ola Szelag, mezzo-soprano, has called Orlando her home for the last three years.  She loves sharing the magic of live classical vocal music with a variety of audiences. Ola appeared in Opera Scenes concerts in Boston and served as alto soloist at Hyde Park Presbyterian Church.

After moving to Orlando, she joined the vocal studio of Aleksandra Vargas and has participated in regular concerts as a part of Orlando Public Library arts programming.

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Music at the Casa: Beautiful Music presents Paint It Black
Jul
14
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Beautiful Music presents Paint It Black

Beautiful Music presents: Paint It Black Trio & Friends.

Music featuring cello, violin and flute, playing a wide range of music from classical to current popular music. Beautiful Music has been featured as preferred music partner at Casa Feliz since pre-grand opening.

We specialize in award winning music for any type of event. We are always glad to play at the “happy house” – see you there!

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Music at the Casa: Bryan Hayes
Jul
7
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Bryan Hayes

Bryan Hayes is a working vocalist in many genres including Classical, Jazz, Blues, Soul, R&B, Rock, Pop and more. He has performed in concert and has played major roles in numerous operas, oratorios and theatrical productions, including numerous shows with the Orlando Philharmonic and Opera Orlando.

Bryan has performed onstage with noted artists and ensembles, including; The Royal Symphony of England, Reggie Wooten, Ben Folds and Andrea Bocelli.

In 2015 Bryan released his first album of original compositions entitled “This Is Me.” He lives in Orlando.

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Music at the Casa: Beautiful Music with Shannon Caine
Jun
30
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Beautiful Music with Shannon Caine

Beautiful Music paints an unforgettable musical portrait for your special event. We present elegant music combined with a rich history of professional experience featuring Central Florida's finest musicians since our founding in 1989. Join us on June 30, 2019 at the Casa Feliz for a Fun Summer Music Program at the Casa Feliz Music Series.

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Music at the Casa: George Grosman
Jun
23
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: George Grosman

George has resided and played music on three continents. At the Guildhall School of Music in London he often jammed with Sting’s guitarist, Dominic Miller. He also played with the Middle East Blues Band in Tel Aviv, Israel, with a chart topping group in Iceland and with bands in Toronto, Canada.

George is now active in the Central Florida music scene. He has worked as a solo artist for Disney at the Port Orleans Resort in Orlando and he leads a jazz combo with a weekly residency in Winter Haven.

George also travels to Canada several times a year to perform with his six-piece swing band, Bohemian Swing. The band performed at the 2016 and 2017 Toronto Jazz Festival.

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Music at the Casa: Brian Hayes
Jun
16
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes received his first acoustic guitar at age 14. He purchased an electric guitar shortly thereafter and began developing his skills through learning music by ear, gaining recognition from fellow guitar players throughout the greater Orlando area.

Brian enrolled at Seminole State College as a classical guitar major with a piano minor. He studied with flamenco guitarist Juan Serrano and performed as part of a Flamenco/Latin-Jazz guitar duo. Today, he performs at various special events in Central Florida, utilizing his training by adapting pieces written for other instruments into his own solo guitar arrangements.

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Music at the Casa: Alboreá Dances
Jun
9
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Alboreá Dances

Alboreá Dances is a multicultural Entertainment Dance Company, created and directed by Jenny and Ernesto Caballero, who have been dedicated to the world of dance for more than 20 years. They have combined their experiences as dance educators, performers, choreographers and events coordinators, to present dances from Spain, Bolivia and Middle Eastern countries. After many years of performing in International festivals and important venues around South America, Europe and the United States, life brought them to Florida to delight their audiences on the stages of Universal Studios, Sea World, Walt Disney World, Resorts, Hotels and Conventions. Also, they have been featured on The Travel Channel's Great Hotels Series and Orange County TV's "Central Florida's World of Dance" series.

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Music at the Casa: Lisa Ferrigno and Friends
Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Lisa Ferrigno and Friends

Lisa Ferrigno has been Concertmaster of the Brevard Symphony in Melbourne, Florida since 1999. A native of New England, she received her musical training at the New England Conservatory in Boston, the Eastman School of Music in New York, and Florida State University. Ms. Ferrigno has appeared as soloist with Trujillo’s Orquesta Sinfónica and Orquesta Camara del Festival Internacional Bach as well as the Florida Symphony and Orlando Philharmonic Orchestras. As a chamber musician, Ferrigno has performed in recitals and festivals in New York, California, Florida, Vermont, Michigan, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Colorado. Internationally she has performed in the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Germany.

Ms. Ferrigno has served as Concertmaster of the Walt Disney World Orchestra since 1996 and was Concertmaster of the Orlando Philharmonic from 1993-2003. She was a member of the Florida Symphony and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestras, Concertmaster of the Heidelberg Castle Opera Festival in Germany, Principal Second Violinist of the Glimmerglass Opera Orchestra in New York, and Principal Second Violinist of the Palm Beach Pops. 

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Music at the Casa: Victoria Schultz
May
19
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Victoria Schultz

Victoria Schultz is known for the passion of her performance, entrancing the audience as she effortlessly weaves her harp, piano and voice in a musical tapestry of Classical, Contemporary, Celtic and original material. She has more than twenty years experience performing throughout Central Florida, featuring all styles of music — traditional, standards, Latin, jazz and Broadway favorites.

Victoria has performed on tour with such artists as Josh Groban and Clay Aiken, Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack, and as featured soloist on Celtic harp with the Grammy Award-winning Irish band, The Chieftains.

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Music at the Casa: Alejandro Rowinsky
May
12
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Alejandro Rowinsky

Treat your ears to beautiful Classical/Jazz guitar arrangements from a true virtuoso.

Alejandro Rowinsky has performed in many spaces, from coffee houses to family festivals to Disney World. His playing style recalls the past while adding fresh, innovative takes by fusing electronics and classical instruments.

Alejandro’s repertoire spans years of music, including the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic eras as well as hits from the past 60 years from Bach to the Beatles.

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Music at the Casa: Matt Festa
Apr
28
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Matt Festa

Originally from Buffalo, New York, and living in Orlando since 1994, Matt was inspired by the likes of Bobby Millitello (Dave Brubeck), Jay Beckenstein (Spyro Gyra) and many more awesome sax players. Inspired by Paul Howards, Matt decided to pursue his dream and now is an accomplished saxophone player and band leader.

Matt’s performance includes a mix of pop, blues and jazz. He looks forward to meeting fans and making new friends during this free Music at the Casa event.

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Music at the Casa: Brian Hayes
Apr
14
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes received his first acoustic guitar at age 14. He purchased an electric guitar shortly thereafter and began developing his skills through learning music by ear, gaining recognition from fellow guitar players throughout the greater Orlando area.

Brian enrolled at Seminole State College as a classical guitar major with a piano minor. He studied with flamenco guitarist Juan Serrano and performed as part of a Flamenco/Latin-Jazz guitar duo. Today, he performs at various special events in Central Florida, utilizing his training by adapting pieces written for other instruments into his own solo guitar arrangements.

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Music at the Casa: Amy X
Apr
7
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Amy X

Amy Xaychaleune (known as Amy X.) is a violinist based in Orlando, with professional experience in: symphony orchestra, Broadway, original theme park entertainment, major touring acts, recording studio session work, world fusion music, rock bands, weddings, special events, network & cable television, teaching, administration, and production.

Her career includes performances with Michael Bublé, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban and David Foster & Friends in Concert. Amy earned a Master of Music Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (formerly Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama) and a Bachelor of Music Performance from the Florida State University College of Music.

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Music at the Casa: Luis Garcia
Mar
31
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa: Luis Garcia

Luis Alfredo Garcia is a classical guitarist with formal training at the Conservatory of Musica of Puerto Rico, and the University of Central Florida. Additionally, Luis has also been fortunate to receive flamenco guitar lessons from world renowned Spanish (Andalusian) flamenco guitarist Juan Serrano. Luis Alfredo has been performing and entertaining in Central Florida for nearly 20 years. He offers great Classical, Flamenco/Spanish, Latin and Jazz Guitar Music Entertainment for Orlando and all of Central Florida. His music selection is sophisticated, colorful, and passionate - excellent for any occasion. 

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Mar
26
6:30 PM18:30

Parlor Series: The FIRST Generation Gap

Buttoned-up Gibson Girls and free-living flappers ... it was the grandmother of all generation gaps. Our next Parlor Series event explores the fashion and lifestyle changes that occurred between the time of the Gibson Girls in the 1890s and their flapper daughters in the 1920s.

Costumed fashion historian Bonnie Hansen will share compelling period photos and an eye-catching display of authentic period clothing and accessories from both eras in her colorful talk.

  • Free admission

  • Reception begins at 6:30 p.m.
    Program begins at 7 p.m.

To reserve your spot, call 407-628-8200 or email rsvp@casafeliz.us

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Music at the Casa presents: Alborea Dances
Mar
24
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa presents: Alborea Dances

Alborea Dances is a multicultural Entertainment Dance Company, created and directed by Jenny and Ernesto Caballero, who have been dedicated to the world of dance for more than 20 years. They have combined their experiences as dance educators, performers, choreographers and events coordinators, to present dances from Spain, Bolivia and Middle Eastern countries. After many years of performing in International festivals and important venues around South America, Europe and the United States, life brought them to Florida to delight their audiences on the stages of Universal Studios, Sea World, Walt Disney World, Resorts, Hotels and Conventions. Also, they have been featured on The Travel Channel's Great Hotels Series and Orange County TV's "Central Florida's World of Dance" series.

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Feb
24
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa presents: Lora MacPherson and Lisa Ferrigno

Lora MacPherson, oboe

Lora MacPherson

Lora MacPherson

Lora has a Master's degree in oboe performance from Northwestern University, where she studied with the renowned oboist and teacher, Ray Still, of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In addition to her position as principal oboe of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, she plays principal oboe in the Villages Philharmonic Orchestra and the Walt Disney World Candlelight Orchestra. She has been a substitute oboe with every major orchestra in Florida over the last 25 years, and previously was a fifer in the "Spirit of America Fife and Drum Corps" from 2001 -2015 during their tenure at Epcot. Lora is also a substitute member of the popular chamber music group "Nova Era," which performed at Epcot 1999- 2001, and currently performs at Disney Springs.

Lisa Ferrigno, violin

Lisa Ferrigno

Lisa Ferrigno

Lisa Ferrigno has serves as Concertmaster of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra since 1999. A native of New England, she received her early musical training at the New England Conservatory and holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music and The Florida State University. Ms. Ferrigno appears frequently as soloist with the Brevard Symphony.   Ms. Ferrigno has performed in festivals throughout the United States and internationally  in Perú, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Germany. Ms. Ferrigno has served as Concertmaster of the Walt Disney World Orchestra since 1996 and was Concertmaster of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra from 1993-2003.   

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Feb
19
6:30 PM18:30

Parlor Series: A Trip to Florida for Health and Sport

Join Rollins College's Wenxian Zhang and Maurice O’Sullivan to learn about how an important work of Florida fiction came to be published 150 years after it was written. "A Trip to Florida" is one of the state’s earliest novels and, arguably, the first American coming-of-age novel (written almost 30 years before Huckleberry Finn). For nearly five decades, the handwritten manuscript was preserved but forgotten in an archive at Rollins College.

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Music at the Casa presents: Don Soledad
Jan
20
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa presents: Don Soledad

Inspired by the guitar of flamenco legend; Paco de Lucia, Don cultivated his sophisticated, soulful sounds in his hometown of San Jose, CA in the mid 90s and soon was performing in San Francisco and the Napa Valley Wineries.  Don has performed and recorded with top artists from different genres and recorded 2 original albums (Camino de Seda 2006, Soluna 2013) and a Christmas album entitled (December Lullaby December 2014).  Since his departure from the West Coast over 10 years ago, Don has been a mainstay in the Florida professional talent pool and is a regular at the most upscale hotels and resorts.

The Don Soledad Group delivers an authentic, soulful flamenco guitar sound with a touch of Latin Jazz and hint of Bossa Nova.  The band consists of all professional musicians who are also solo artists and composers and have been in the business for over 20 years.

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Music at the Casa presents: Beautiful Music's Paint it Black Quartet
Jan
13
12:00 PM12:00

Music at the Casa presents: Beautiful Music's Paint it Black Quartet

Classical Musicians that Rock! Aerosmith-Zeppelin & Bach-Beatles create unique, elegant, and lively soundtrack for any event. Elegant music played in an exceptional way. Classical Quartet is the core of this group with Violin, Flute, Viola and Cello and adding Keyboard/Piano, Double Bass, Electric Guitar Soloist for full stage presentation. Classical look, cutting edge music established in 2000 and presented by Beautiful Music. For Booking Information contact Shannon@beautifulmusic.cc. Award winning music since 1989 and Casa Feliz Preferred Partner since the Casa Feliz - Happy House Grand Opening.

Performing for years,  produced hundreds of the unique requests that has led to our custom book of music - that is like no other in town. We play classical, modern and more.  This music collection has caught fire. At the most recent wedding - the guests started to sing the songs and clap with us, it was very compelling! and so much fun!

2010-2014 – KNOT AWARD BEST MUSIC


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