Born in NYC critically acclaimed acoustic finger style Guitarist and Singer - Songwriter Peter Betan has been performing professionally in the South Florida area for 24 years as an independent original Artist. He has been a creative force and quite influential to the older as well as the new generation of acoustic guitar players. Under the umbrella of World, Jazz, Folk and Classical / Spanish Elements, Peter Betan's music is ambient, rich, textural and highly melodic; Reaching a unique definitive style within the arena of acoustic musical composition and songwriting. Always striving to reach new and unique creative heights thru performance and composition, he primarily performs as an acoustic guitar soloist with no sequencing.
Quote: "Live performance sequencing can make you creatively stagnant. If you are not careful it will control you. Music has to breathe...expand and contract...not always "in your face"...With sequencing, there are no dynamics. Sometimes... music IS silence.
Voted: "Best Solo Musician" - Miami New Times Publication
Nominated: "Best Acoustic Guitarist" Statewide - The Jammy Awards
Endorsed by the Takamine / Kaman Corporation
Performance Venues: Intimate club settings to Major large stages, Festivals and Musical Theaters
In addition, Peter Betan performs at many Private Corporate and marketing events as well as Museums Art exhibitions and Galleries.
Also performs with known Duo Peter Betan and Marc Berner (Woodwinds, background vocals)
Peter Betan has shared stages and opened shows for:
Additionally, he has various TV and Film placements to his credit.
"A truly gifted Artist" - Billboard
"Peter Betan has a virtuosity that sneaks up on you" - Jam Magazine
"His style is quite diversified" - ASCAP Playback Publication
"Virtuosic and Passionate Guitar" - Miami Art Zine - Web Publication