Vahe Sarkissian

Vahe Sarkissian is a Philadelphia based guitarist with experience playing solo, as well as duo/trios and with a big band. This makes him a versatile asset for any Philadelphia wedding or event!

Philadelphia Acoustic Guitarist, Vahe Sarkissian

Vahe Sarkissian is a Philly based guitarist who performs jazz, rock, funk, and solo guitar with the ability to play in a duo, or trio ensemble. With decades of entertainment and event experience, he is the perfect addition to your Philadelphia corporate event, gala, or wedding ceremony!

Vahe Sarkissian has been performing in Philadelphia for over 25 years for various events including weddings, private events, corporate events, balls, and galas! The early part of his career began at the age of 14 traveling the U.S. playing Middle-Eastern music. Soon after, he received his Master’s from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia where he studied with Jazz virtuoso’s Pat Martino and Jimmy Bruno.

BVTLive! Philadelphia Acoustic Guitarist, Vahe Sarkissian
BVTLive! Philadelphia Wedding Guitarist

Sarkissian has performed at major venues including:

  • the Wells Fargo Center
  •  The Tower Theater
  • and The Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
  • The Union League of Philadelphia
  • And many more!

He also performed and worked with Earl Slick (John Lennon, David Bowie), Derek Sherinian (Dream Theater, Deep Purple, KISS), Gerald Veasley, Keiko Matsui. He has opened up for artists such as Slash from Guns N’ Roses, and a Philadelphia favorite, The Roots.

Vahe continues perform for weddings and events with BVTLive!, while also performing with Countdown to Ecstasy, a Steely Dan Tribute band, A Night of Stardust, a David Bowie Tribute band, and as a freelancer in various settings. He has experience being both a solo performer, as well as a duo/trio artist, and a member of a 12 piece band! This makes him an asset to just about any ensemble or event need.

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Vahe Sarkissian is a known Philadelphia acoustic guitarist with expert performances in most of the Philadelphia area’s top venues! Sarkissian knows what it takes to bring an extra spark to your event! Click the button below to speak with an entertainment specialist and book your BVTLive! musician!

BVTLive! Philadelphia Acoustic Guitarist Vahe Sarkissian