This entertaining duo brings diverse musical cultures together in an eclectic blend of Classical, Jazz, Celtic, Bossa Nova and Contemporary styles. Kathryn and Chris provide a seamless musical backdrop, transitioning musical styles as the event moves from reception to dinner or ceremony to cocktails.
Cellist Kathryn Vast comes from a classical background but enjoys researching and arranging a wide range of musical styles for Solo Cello and mixed ensembles. Her arrangements for her duo with Guitarist Chris Pimentel feature a playful interchange between the two instruments. Kathryn has extensive experience performing chamber music and is also one of the founding members of the Sonoma County Philharmonic, a 70 member orchestra. She enjoys performing and travelling and performing worldwide.
Regarded as one of the premier guitarists in Northern California, Chris Pimentel performs with Cellist Kathryn Vast and in numerous groups, such as top jazz combos, rock bands and theater orchestras. Chris has an uncanny ability to play different styles of music convincingly. He performs an eclectic mix of jazz, Bossa Nova, blues, swing, currently popular hits, classical themes, ballads on electric and acoustic guitars.