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St. Louis' Most Versatile Band


     The Matt McCallie Orchestra specializes in creating the perfect soundscape for your most precious memories. Our audiences always want more and their reviews have ranked us in the top 5% amongst all types of wedding professionals across the entire United States. As a full service music entertainment company The Matt McCallie Orchestra can provide almost any type of ensemble and performs nearly every style of popular American music.



Exclusive Features


Instrumentation


     The Matt McCallie Orchestra is the only band in St. Louis with a full time vocalist, strings section, horns section, and rhythm section.


Authenticity


     With arrangements written with as many as over 50 parts nearly every part of your favorite songs can be performed with great authenticity. Background vocals, auxiliary percussion, synths, strings, and horns are all transcribed in accurate detail.


Originality


     In addition to meticulously transcribed cover songs we have an award winning songwriter writing original arrangements of popular songs that no other band in the world is playing. And this band isn't just a cover band. We also do shows with all original music.


Versatility


     The most flexible band in town, The Matt McCallie Orchestra can customize its instrumentation to clients' preferences. Some of our most popular options include our string quartet, an acoustic duo with a singing guitar player and saxophone, a jazz combo, rock band, big band, and our impressive variety band that can expand to an orchestra with over 20 musicians.


     Stylistically this band has something for everyone. All of our music is appropriate for all ages. And for those who love to dance we cover contemporary Top 40 chart toppers and nearly all popular genres dating back to the classical greats. '80's hair band rock, oldies, Motown, soul, funk, country, blues, folk, polkas, waltzes, and Latin just to name a few. We literally play almost every popular American style.


Excitement


     This band truly loves performing its great music for every audience. Nearly every show ends with the audience calling out for the band to keep playing! The passion emitted from our musicians is always felt and enjoyed by every audience.


Professionalism


     Our musicians have years of performing experience and nearly every member has at least one music degree from some of the world's most prestigious institutions.


     We have entertained many types of events at concert halls, outdoors, corporate and community events, private and holiday parties, and many weddings. Our website offers a wealth of information to help clients select services appropriate for their event. Our blog discusses commonly asked questions and our website engages a step by step approach to assist in making selections. Our Event Form tells us everything we'll need to know to prepare for each event.


Accolades


•     2018 Top Pro Award, Thumbtack


•     2016 St. Louis Battle Of The Bands Champion


•     2015 Couples' Choice Award, WeddingWire


•     2010 1st Place Southeast Alaska State Fair Singer Songwriter Competition


•     2009 1st Place Evanston, Wyoming Fall Rodeo Music Festival


Biography


     In 2010 musician Matt McCallie returned to St. Louis after performing around the world and mentoring musicians throughout the United States as a conductor, director, clinician, adjudicator, and teacher. He quickly auditioned for and was hired by many different groups as a vocalist, violinist, guitar player, and arranger.


     Musicians urged Matt to create a new band that would please any audience and provide a more satisfactory experience for professional musicians. In late 2011 the planning process began and in the spring of 2012 The Matt McCallie Orchestra, L.L.C. became a licensed music business.


     Within only a couple years The Matt McCallie Orchestra earned a solid reputation on the local music scene along with a growing fan base. Thanks to clients and fans The Matt McCallie Orchestra is ranked in the top 5% amongst all types of wedding professionals throughout the entire United States.


     The Matt McCallie Orchestra has a music library of over 2,000 songs and is constantly expanding for new clients. Most of our arrangements are written by an award winning songwriter and are performed exclusively by The Matt McCallie Orchestra and sought after by many other bands and musicians around the world.





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Featured Venues


The Matt McCallie Orchestra has provided live bands and DJ entertainment for

corporate functions, community events, weddings, holiday celebrations,

dance clubs, and private parties at these and other establishments.


Algonquin Country Club

Allerton Park

America's Center

An Evening of Jazz at Cedarhurst

Assumption Catholic Church

Bellerive Country Club

Beyond Broadway

Brewskeez Sports Bar & Grille

Brookdale West County

Butterfly House

Casa Loma Ballroom

Cathedral Towers St. Elizabeth Hall

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts

Central Methodist University

Charles F. Knight Convention Center

Chaumette Vineyards & Winery

Cheers

Christ Community Church

Christian Hospital

Church of the Open Word Garden Chapel

Coronado Ballroom

Forest Hills Country Club

Forest Park

Four Points Sheraton

Gateway Center

Glenn Echo Country Club

Gustafson Acres

Hermann Hill Vineyard and Inn

Highway 61 Roadhouse

Hilton Frontenac St. Louis

Hollywood Casino

Holy Shaghagat Armenian Church

Hyatt Regency at The Arch

Industrial St. Louis

Innsbrook Resort

Jefferson Community College

Jefferson County Fairgrounds

Jefferson Underground Gallery

Kirkwood Amphitheater

Kirkwood Brewing Station

LaChance Vineyards

Lake Hill Winery

Local Social

Marriot West

Missouri Botanical Garden Lehman Rose Garden

Missouri Botanical Garden Monsanto Hall

Missouri Botanical Garden Spink Pavillion

Missouri History Museum

Oceano Bistro

Old Cathedral

Old Hickory Golf Club

Old Post Office

Old Warson Country Club

Oliva On The Hill

OPAA Food Awards Banquet

Our Lady of the Pillar Church

Pezold's Knights Of Columbus

Pere Marquette

Piper Palm House

Powell Symphony Hall

Preservation Hall

Principia College

Principia Upper School

Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel

Rick's Roadside Market

River City Casino

Robbie's House of Jazz

Rose Of The Hill

Sailboat Cove Tremayne Shelter

Saint Peters Catholic Church

Salvatore's Italian Grill

Shalom House

Shrine Of St. Joseph's Cathedral

Silver Oaks Chateau

Sky Music Lounge

SLU

Spazio Westport Plaza

Spencer Road Branch Library

St. Francis Xavier College Church

St. Jude's Children's Hospital

St. Louis Marriott West

St. Louis Model A Club

St. Louis Public Library

St. Paul Cathedral

Tequila Mexican Restaurant

The Bridge

The Central West End

The Christy

The Four Seasons

The Gatesworth

The Gentle Barn

The Gramophone

The Imperial Ballroom

The Macklind Mile

The Meadows Camp SOAR

The Pour Vineyards

The Ruins

The Sheldon

The St. Louis Horseless Carriage Club

The Touhill Performing Arts Center

The Urban League Guild

The VA Home

The Wedding Show

The Wildwood Hotel

The Wolf Public House

The Westin

Third Degree Glass Factory

Three Barn Farm

Three Monkeys

Tievoli Hills Resort

Tony's Restaurant

Tower Grove Park

Town & Country Inn and Suites

Tubby's Pub n' Grill

UMSL

Union Station

Villa Antonio Winery

Washington University

Wild Flower Farm

Wildhorse Creek Subdivision Pool

Wildwood Farmer's Market

Window Walk-Off

Windows On Washington




Wedding Reception


Cocktail Hour

Dinner

Dancing



Wedding Ceremony


Prelude

Processionals

Bridal March

Ceremony Interludes

Recessionals

Postlude




Additional Services


Master Of Ceremonies

Stage & Dance Floor Lighting

DJ

Photography

Videography

Custom Song Arranging

Clinics

Adjudication



Social Media


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