Eleganza is a Santa Barbara violin piano duo available for weddings, parties, and other events in Santa Barbara and surrounding areas. Violinist Bob Ryman was born and raised in Houston, Texas, where he studied with the concertmaster of the Houston Symphony, Joseph Gallo. He has performed with symphony orchestras, and also on cruise lines as a solo entertainer performing a broad range of musical styles including Bluegrass, Celtic, and popular music.
Smitty West, piano, is an Ojai-based songwriter and music producer. He is also a vocalist and plays piano with the vocal duo Smitty & Julija. Eleganza’s repertoire includes classical favorites such as the Canon in D by Pachelbel as well as more contemporary favorites such as Think of Me from Phantom of the Opera, and songs by The Beatles and many others.
They are also available for events in Ojai, Ventura, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Solvang, the Santa Ynez Valley, and many other locations.
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