10498029_10203327130450510_5952291527000144747_o.jpgDavid is available to hire for performances as a singer/songwriter, a solo instrumental guitarist, or as a one-man-band (vocal and/or instrumental) using loop pedal technology.  See his Popular Music Repertoire and his Solo Guitar Repertoire for his current line-up of instrumental and vocal covers.

Prices are as follows:


  • Wedding Ceremony: $300

this price includes pre-ceremony music (as guests are arriving, mingling, seating, etc.) and any in-ceremony music (such as a ring blessing ceremony).  It also includes your choice of music for the processional and recessional.  David is willing to learn two new songs/pieces beyond what is listed in the repertoire above (within time and style restrictions).

  • Cocktail Hour/Reception: an additional $150 an hour.

if purchased separately from a wedding ceremony, there is a 2 hour minimum for a cocktail hour/reception.

  • Travel Fees: 50 cents a mile if outside Portland City Limits.

For more information please visit the Wedding Services page.

Banquets/Corporate Parties/Private Events

  • $150 an hour with a 2 hour minimum.
  • Travel Fees: 50 cents a mile if outside Portland City Limits.


Prices for commissioned works vary depending on the length and style of the piece desired.  If you would like to commission a piece of music by Élan please contact us.

Arrangements/Transcriptions/Musical Notation and Dictation

Prices vary depending on nature and scope of project, but $100 an hour is the general rate.  Again please contact us regarding any pricing inquiries.

Music Lessons

  • 30 minute lesson- $30
  • 60 minute lesson- $60

Lessons are usually sold in 1 month packages with discounts given for each additional month purchased in advance (see Music Lessons Page for more details).  Group rates are available too, as well as discounts for children 10 and under.  Lessons are catered to each students individual playing level and consists of learning such basic skills as ear training, sight reading, basic music theory, composition, etc.  Lessons are offered in:

  • guitar and ukulele (classical, finger-style, jazz, rock, pop, blues, folk)
  • music theory and aural skills
  • songwriting/composing/arranging/transcribing
  • group lessons/coordinated jam sessions

For more information about music lessons visit the Music Lessons Page

If you would like to book David for an event or contact him about a music project please call him at (503) 729-7924, email at, or visit the Contact Page.