Austin Weyand – World-Class Fingerstyle Guitarist
Solo Acoustic Guitarist for Weddings and Events
Austin Weyand is a world-class fingerstyle guitarist, composer, and educator who plays pieces that are imaginatively original, producing excellent tone through an exceptionally fine technique. In addition to performing his own compositions, Austin also delights crowds with his creative arrangements of classical, jazz, pop, traditional, and rock songs.
“Our guests commented on the extreme talent of Austin. He was perfect for our dinner. You could feel the passion of Austin’s performance and some of our guests were taping him with their phones. He’s not your average guitar player and everyone agreed. We thank you for such wonderful talent and highly recommend him to anyone.” – Stacey Hinsey, Executive Assistant, Embraer-Fort Lauderdale
Austin is an accomplished classical guitarist, having received a Masters Degree from Northern Illinois University in jazz studies and a baccalaureate degree from Utah State University in guitar performance. He has also won many awards for his compositions and performance skills including the Utah State University Outstanding Guitarist Award, and has twice won the coveted USU Concerto Competition where he performed with the Utah State Symphony Orchestra.
“He was wonderful. He is a very good guitar player and was a big hit with everyone. Would recommend him to anyone.“ – Debra Adamson, Hostess, Private Party, Salt Lake City, UT
“Austin Weyand plays imaginative, original pieces and arrangements for solo guitar with a fine technique and excellent tone. If you like solo acoustic guitar, my guess is that you’ll find his music right up your alley.” – Chris Proctor, U.S. National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion & Sugarhouse Recording Artist
“Our Clients really liked him!” – Pamela Shields, Summit Events, Park City, UT
Austin Weyand Photos
Austin is a fine solo acoustic guitarist, but he also enjoys playing with other skilled and experienced musicians. He is half of the Austin Weyand and Aaron Ashton Duo and also plays with In One Ear. When performing with these groups he plays many styles of music that include bluegrass, Celtic, jazz, swing, and classical, as well as his own original pieces. In addition, he also plays in the Austin Weyand band, an exciting performance group that’s great for all kinds of events.
Austin’s Music Samples
Austin was also the featured guitarist for the Crestmark Orchestra which played primarily for shows, concerts, and dances. They also played for Touched by an Angel, a popular TV show on CBS.
If you’re looking for a world-class acoustic fingerstyle guitarist to spice up your event with a sprinkling of tunes in the pop, rock, classical, jazz, swing, Celtic, bluegrass, or traditional styles, Austin can do it all. Plus, he can bring along the whole Austin Weyand Band or selected individual musicians as accompaniment to the delight of audiences for any type of event.