“I have spent my professional career listening carefully to corporate event planners, hotel catering directors and brides & grooms, providing each with the finest level of musical talent. Industry trend setting and innovative performances that are always produced with complete integrity and an unsurpassed level of customization for each client’s musical style.
The way I see it, event production is complex enough. Entertainment buyers should have a reliable and uncomplicated relationship with their music services firm.”
~ Michael Taylor
Founder of Star Talent Inc., a boutique entertainment production company representing the event industry’s premier roster of customized Music Services, Dance Bands, Classical Ensembles, DJs and Celebrity Headline performers for events throughout the NY Metro area and beyond. www.startalentinc.com
Over the past 24 years, created and produced thousands of turn-key entertainment performances nationwide for major corporate, private and non-profit organizations including 10 New Year’s Eve Galas at The Waldorf-Astoria, Performances for three US Presidents, a G. W. Bush Family Event at The White House, Microsoft, The Walt Disney Company, Coca-Cola, Greenwich Capital, Pfizer, The World Economic Forum, The Belmont Stakes, American Cancer Society, NASCAR and other Fortune 500 Firms, Sporting Events, Charitable Organizations and private individuals.
Extensive experience booking and producing Celebrity Performers for Corporate events. Recent productions have included performances by Tony Bennett, Sheryl Crow, Sting, Natalie Cole, Rihanna, Lionel Richie, Frankie Valli, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Doobie Bros., Dana Carvey, Bon Jovi, KC & The Sunshine Band, Taylor Dayne, Neil Sedaka, The Jersey Boys, Liza Minnelli, Paul Anka, Frank Sinatra Jr, Jewel, Blues Traveler, Jay Leno, Robin Williams, Darrell Hammond and other headline performers across a variety of industries including Pharmaceutical, Banking, Jewelry, Law, Trade Associations, and Charity Galas.
Recently appointed the musical director of the Trump Soho Hotel in New York City.
Talent Buyer and Producer at Celebrity Direct Inc. www.celebrity-direct.com
Music Expert to Wedding Industry Press and Contributor to These Fine Books:
The Portable Wedding Consultant: Invaluable Advice from the Industry’s Experts for Saving Your Time, Money and Sanity
by Leah Ingram – Contemporary Publishing Co.
The Perfect Wedding
by Maria McBride-Mellinger – Harper Collins Publishers
Club Date Musicians – Playing the New York Party Circuit
by Bruce A. MacLeod – University of Illinois Press
Also a professionally trained Opera and Symphony Conductor who studies privately with Maestro Vincent La Selva of the New York Grand Opera and at The Juilliard School. Regularly attends Master Classes in Conducting given by notable conductors from Rome, St. Petersburg and London Music Conservatories.