Frequently Asked Questions

What is your flamenco guitar experience?

David De Alva offers over 35 years of experience both as solo guitarist and Flamenco recording artist. David is a recording artist from Madrid, Spain specializing in Flamenco and World Fusion Jazz guitar, performing abroad and locally in exclusive events such as:

  • Humphrey's Concerts
  • Acura Classic Tennis Tournament at La Costa Hotel & Spa
  • Buick Invitational Golf Events
  • International Jazz Festival Rio de Janeiro and in San Diego
  • San Diego Bay Food & Wine Festival
  • Gateway Computers
  • Qualcomm Stadium
  • 98.1 Jazz Festival SD
  • U.S. Grant Hotel
  • Hilton Torrey Pines
  • 98.1 Jazz Festival SD
  • Belly Up Concerts
  • Young Presidents Organization
  • La Jolla Country Club
  • Fairbanks Ranch Country Club
  • KUSI, NBC, FOX, news

He has an extensive repertoire of ceremony music as well as Nouveau Flamenco/Classical to Bossa Nova and Smooth Jazz for your cocktail and dinner party.

 

What types of events are your specialty?

David De Alva performs Spanish Flamenco Guitar for all types of events and weddings and is considered a true wedding specialists, experienced with all types of wedding celebrations and protocols. Weddings are my passion and make up most of the business booked. The only other types of events we do are high-end corporate functions, which typically require a similarly elegant approach and attention to detail.


I want my wedding music to be unique and non traditional?

I can work with you to customize a one of a kind wedding experience. My job is to incorporate the music you request, and to play it in a way that will create the kind of wedding you’ve envisioned. Spanish Flamenco Guitar will create a romantic and beautiful atmosphere.


Do you play solo, or do you have a band?

He has an extensive repertoire of ceremony music as well as Nouveau Flamenco/Classical to Bossa Nova and Smooth Jazz for you cocktail and dinner.He can perform solo Guitar or as a complete ensemble for any wedding reception, private or corporate event.


How much do you charge?

We base our pricing on an objective structure that only factors in the month and day of the event, which ensures consistency and fairness to all of our clients. A complete and accurate price quote will be provided to you in our first email to you. Contact Us


What is included in the cost of my event?

Performance time, setup time, breakdown time, travel up to 50 miles (one way from San Diego, CA.), any applicable taxes, and ALL equipment (including additional sound systems, wireless microphones and subwoofer) for weddings up to 250 guests. For weddings over 250 guests, a custom quote may be necessary. Our flat-rate pricing is refreshingly easy to understand -- there are no hidden charges, and all fees are clearly stated in your contract.


How involved are you in helping us to plan our music?

Music especially selected and tailored to specific needs of the Bride & Groom to enhance their Dream Wedding!


When do you arrive to set up for an event?

David always arrive on-site at least at least one hour prior to the contracted start time of the event, and earlier as necessitated by the setup requirements of the site.


What are the terms of payment if I book your services?

A 50% nonrefundable retainer is due with your signed agreement within two weeks of your initial meeting with David. The balance is collected 15 days prior to your event.