"After a record year of three Carey family weddings this year I wanted to pay our compliments for the superb playing of the Gerard Carelli Orchestra at all the receptions".
Lincoln Center Wedding
"We were just delighted with your performance in all respects and I have reviewed you on Wedding Wire accordingly. Thanks so much for helping to make the evening so special. Please thank everyone in the band for us". Best, SG
“I have been told that this was one of the best dinner dances in New York City. The professionalism, skill and ambiance provided by you and your musicians is second to none in New York City!” Terrance E. Granahan, Boston College
You guys were spectacular. Everyone said so and we have your info in case we have another East Coast event in the future. Thank you so much for bringing your A game. Best Chip
Winthrop Hospital Gala
I can't thank you enough for the courtesy and flexibility. You helped us make something rather impossible happen. Julie A. Kent Director of Special Events
Kosciuszko Foundation - Waldorf
The Gerard Carelli Orchestra played at the Kosciuszko Foundation annual ball and did a fantastic job!
Lincoln Center - Midsummer Swing
National Jewish Health
"Thank you for playing such beautiful music on March 18! You were awesome! It’s always a pleasure having you at the annual Financial Industries Dinner! Have a great year! We look forward to seeing you next year!" Mattie L. Shepheard Associate Director, Special Events
Andrew Mellon Auditorium DC
Netherland American Fund
"Since 1996, the Gerard Carelli Orchestra, which has distinguished itself as one of the top bands in the New York City area, has provided dance music for the Peter Stuyvesant nine times – more than any other orchestra during the Ball’s 31-year existence. Gerard is a gracious gentleman, a talented musician and singer who is attentive to our needs, always following the evening’s timeline flawlessly." Age B. Diedrick Owner, Development Unlimited, Inc.
Democratic Fund Raiser - Waldorf
His professional experiences are impressive and far-reaching; I can attest, Gerard is as charming and professional as he is talented. Mack McLarty
The Sky Club
Union League Club, NYC
“We are especially appreciative of your commitment to keeping the music at a sound level fitting the size of the wedding and reception hall. We wanted a sophisticated sound, and you delivered…”
Kensico Dam 4th of July
SF JAZZ FESTIVAL
“Gerard Carelli is a spectacular talent…his new album is the kind I would rush to buy.” Cy Coleman “...some of the best known standards around. His playing has imagination and style, with a good jazz feel.” Matt Dennis
Angel Orensanz Foundation