About SophistOccasion Showband
The Sophistoccasion Showband delivers awe-inspiring performances and high energy entertainment fueled by a high standard of musicianship. All the musicians and vocalists of this powerhouse are accredited professionals having attained music degrees from higher education music programs at McGill, Concordia, and UQCAM Universities.
SophistOccasion Showband's band leader and owner Silvio Furino (McGill graduate in music), has followed his vision every step of the way to bring forth a fine-tuned show of the highest caliber encompassing a vast selection of repertoire from the 1950s to today's radio hit songs. The
front line of the band is composed of 3 stellar vocalists who can sing in
many different languages including English, French, Italian, Hebrew,
Arabic, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Ceremony (if on location) and the cocktail hour are included along with the sound/ Pa system, lighting, DJ/VJ, sound technician, microphones and backdrop. Gobo, projector, and disco ball are available upon request for an additional fee. SophistOccasion Showband is entertaining, exciting, and sure to delight from start to finish.
The SophistOccasion Showband has graced the stage of many other events including galas, corporate events, fundraisers, and cocktail functions. They have performed locally, as well as nationally and abroad for over 20 years. From Montreal to Hong Kong and many places in between, the SophistOccasion Showband is committed on every level to a thing of beauty called the art of music.
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3 Reviews for SophistOccasion Showband
Michael · Married on 28/05/2017
Very helpful, amazing service, great performances. The guests couldn't stop talking about how amazing the band was! They took care of us from cocktails to ceremony to reception! Definitely a great choice for any event!Sent on 12/12/2017
Josie Mancuso · Married on 04/07/2019
The best in town
Sent on 05/08/2019
This team was absolutely amazing. Everyone I speak to that attended our wedding, compliments on how good the band was. Even my aunts, that are in their eighties said they great and enjoyed the Italian songs.
Silvio was very accommodating, we sprung them with a few last minute changes and within seconds they delivered. There are not enough words to express how we feel about them, their professionalism, and the way they entertained was TOP NOTCH.
I highly recommend them!!!
Edouard Chehade · Married on 07/07/2018
Amazing! Best Customer Experience. You want these guys the night of your wedding!
Sophistoccasion and Silvio were amaaazing to work with!Sent on 10/11/2018
Of all our providers, Sophistoccasion was the only one we knew we could count on to be respectful of our limits, budget, amenable with all the other providers and easy to work with. They stick to their word, the contract, and use common sense in what is expected to be provided and not provided. There is a premium to be for having a live band at your wedding. When you compare with only the DJ, MC, and getting all the entertainment services piece by piece, Sophistoccasion might only be a bit more expensive, and they deliver on that premium and beyond. With Sophistoccasion, you get what you pay for, and that’s being treated with a lot of class, both for the bride and groom, as well as the guests and wedding party. You get the best experience there is. The whole dance floor was lit up with all the guests the minute the dance floor was open, around 8pm. It didn’t stop until the end of the night.
A big THANK YOU to the whole team for making the whole lead up to the event easy on us, and making the event outstanding!
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