Booking Rates

Live Music Entertainment for Events

Solo Classical Guitar – $200/hour

Book solo classical guitarist, Tye Austin, to perform at your next concert, corporate party, marriage proposal, wedding, or luxury event. Music selections range from classical to flamenco, jazz, bossa nova, tango, pop/rock arrangements and original compositions. You may also request specific songs/pieces. This service costs $200/hour with a two-hour minimum and comes with a P/A sound system. An additional $50/hour travel fee will be added to gigs outside of NYC.

$400.00


Guitar & Violin Duo – $350/hour

Book Tye Austin's classical guitar and violin duo at your next concert, corporate party, marriage proposal, wedding, or luxury event. Music selections range from classical to flamenco, jazz, bossa nova, tango, pop/rock arrangements and original compositions. You may also request specific songs/pieces. This service costs $350/hour with a two-hour minimum and comes with a P/A sound system. An additional $100/hour travel fee will be added to gigs outside of NYC.

$700.00


Guitar & Cello Duo – $350/hour

Book Tye Austin’s classical guitar and cello duo at your next concert, corporate party, marriage proposal, wedding, or luxury event. Music selections range from traditional classical repertoire to flamenco, jazz, bossa nova, tango, pop/rock arrangements and original compositions. You may also request specific songs/pieces. This service costs $350/hour with a two-hour minimum and comes with a P/A sound system. An additional $100/hour travel fee will be added to gigs outside of NYC.

$700.00


Guitar & String Quartet – $750/hour

Book classical guitarist, Tye Austin, and his string quartet at your next concert, corporate party, marriage proposal, wedding, or luxury event. Music selections range from traditional classical/wedding repertoire to jazz, bossa nova, tango, pop/rock arrangements and original compositions. You may also request specific songs/pieces. This service costs $750/hour with a two-hour minimum and a P/A sound system is included. An additional $250/hour travel fee will be added for gigs outside of NYC.

$1,500.00


Guitar & String Orchestra – $900/hour

Book classical guitarist, Tye Austin, and his 5-25 piece string orchestra at your next concert, corporate party, marriage proposal, wedding, or luxury event. Music selections range from traditional classical/wedding repertoire to jazz, bossa nova, tango, pop/rock arrangements and original compositions. You may also request specific songs/pieces. This service costs $900/hour for six musicians or $125/hour per musician if booking ten musicians or more with a two-hour minimum. An additional $500/hour will be added for the orchestra to travel to gigs outside of NYC.

$1,800.00


Latin Jazz Trio (guitar, upright bass, percussion)

Book Tye Austin's Latin jazz trio at your next concert, corporate party, marriage proposal, wedding, or luxury event. Music selections range from jazz, bossa nova, tango, samba, salsa, choro, bachata, and traditional classical guitar repertoire re-imagined for jazz trio. You may also request specific songs/pieces. This service costs $500/hour with a two-hour minimum and a P/A sound system is included. An additional $150/hour travel fee will be added for gigs outside of NYC.

$1,000.00


Key of NY Sea: Sailing Classical Music Concerts

In partnership with Seek Chartered Sailing and Captain Johnny B., Tye Austin is pleased to offer you one-of-a-kind musical experience on the water. Sail around the island of Manhattan while enjoying an intimate classical music concert over a gourmet picnic basket featuring NYC’s finest local wines and foods. Hop-on/hop-off at various docks closest to your neighborhood/destination. Capture picture-perfect views of the NYC skyline for social media and meet world-class musicians. Hitting the high C’s have never been this easy or fun! You can choose between a solo classical guitarist, violin/guitar duo, Latin jazz trio, or string quartet. Sailboat concerts cost $500/hour for the boat + $200/hour per musician. Contact Tye to book your sailing concert today!

$700.00

Manhattan Sailboat

Arranging & Composition Commissions

Arranging Song Requests – $150/song

In addition to his solo guitar work, Tye Austin is also an award-winning composer and arranger. He can arrange virtually any song/piece for any instrumentation including solos, duos, trios, quartets, or full orchestra. Whether you want a custom arrangement for your marriage proposal, wedding ceremony, or Valentine's Day dinner, Tye will make sure your musical needs are met with outstanding satisfaction. Each arrangement takes approximately five hours and costs $100 per instrument. Each work can be packaged with a book of the sheet music and an EP album recording (vinyl, CD, digital) for an additional $200 per arrangement.

$100.00


Composition Commissions – $1000

With over fifty original works and several commissions, Tye Austin is also an award-winning composer. He composes tonal and melodic music that blends European classical elements with Latin American rhythms and jazz harmonies. You may commission a work for a solo instrumentalist, duo, trio, quartet, symphonic orchestra, jazz/rock/pop/hip-hop band, and any other music ensemble you can imagine. You can sample his scores and audio samples on the sheet music page of this site. The rate is $1000 for a solo instrumental work up to 5 minutes long. Contact Tye for additional rates regarding large ensembles and longer works.

$1,000.00