am co-owner of The Royz Band, with my husband
André. We perform mostly for weddings
and corporate events as a live band, trio
all the way up to a 10 piece band, and we’ve
been doing music together for 20 years and
we are constantly expanding.
had always been singing and I’d only
ever thought of it as something I would
do as a hobby, and André was convinced
that we could earn a living doing music.
He started performing and gradually I started
to sing with him, and it just sort of grew
from there, and just gradually added to
our repertoire to the point now where we
perform mostly for weddings and corporate
events in the Toronto area.
one person in ten thousand has absolute
pitch, which is the ability to recognize
all musical notes heard.
working repertoire is always around 600
songs. People are always saying that they
just can’t believe it’s the
same band that was playing the elegant classical
at the beginning of the night, and now totally
rocking out on stage, so it’s great
to be able to just bring everything, all
of the experience and all of the hard work
that we’ve done over the years and
to be able to do bits and pieces of it all
in one night, there’s just nothing
guitar originally had three strings. Guitar
comes from the Persian word ki-tar. Ki means
three and tar means strings.
have various different ways that clients
hear about us. One is, of course, advertising.
We do advertise in a couple of wedding magazines
and in the yellow pages and that type of
also have a website. What’s great
about it is that we’re able to have
sound samples on the site. It’s great
because it allows a client to get an idea
of what we’re about before they pick
up the phone and have that initial conversation