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I am a top-rated full-time professional pianist/keyboardist, a former Boston Pops soloist, with over 30 years experience playing for weddings, parties, events, and corporate functions throughout the greater Boston area, MA South Shore, North Shore, Worcester County, Central MA, Cape Cod, Attleboro area, all of Rhode Island, and Nashua-Salem N.H. area.
I am a versatile musician who plays musical favorites in all genres: traditional classical to current songs.
I play an appealing mix of traditional Classical, Ragtime, Big Band, Jazz, American Classics, (Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett), Broadway Hits, Beatles, Elton John, Billy Joel, Disney favorites, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's to current songs. I also entertain with traditional Italian, Irish, and Jewish songs.
I lead sing-alongs (Tin Pan Alley, Standards, Show Tunes, Holiday, Pop & Rock Classics) for entertainment at holiday parties and special celebrations.
I perform at a wide range of events: all wedding ceremonies (Religious, non-Denominational ) cocktail hours, receptions, rehearsal dinners, house parties, bridal showers, Christening celebrations, Bar/Bat Mitzvah receptions, birthdays, anniversary, Corporate functions, holiday parties, and Retirement Communities. I am a friendly vendor.
I work often at well-known venues in the greater Boston area and Rhode Island: Boston's Top of the Hub, Taj Hotel, Langham Hotel, UMass Club, Boston College Club, Harvard Club, Boston University Castle, the Spring Valley Country Club, Luciano's, Scituate River Club, Beechwood Hotel, the Aldrich Mansion in Warwick, Alpine Country Club in Cranston, Newport Hyatt, Crowne Plaza Warwick, and many other important function facilities.
Canon in D Pachelbel A Thousand Years Christina Perri I Can't Help Falling in Love With You Elvis- Haley Reinhart Pop Favorites My Cherie Amour Stevie Wonder Video Broadway American Classic; Ragtime Swing Jazz Chopin Minute Waltz Beethoven Fur Elise Traditional Wedding Processional Beethoven Ode To Joy Clarke Voluntary in D Mendelssohn Wedding Recessional Jewish Wedding (Erev Shel Shoshanim)
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Piano By Bruce FAQS:
What are your rates?
$175-$500 per event. I have an hour minimum, $50 each additional half hour.
I am usually booked for my musical versatility, and my song selections will greatly enhance the ambiance your wedding, party, and event.
Why should I hire you to play at my function?
I will add an upbeat and elegant touch to your wedding, party, or corporate event.
My song selections will appeal to the different ages of your guests.( classical to current songs).
What are people looking for when they book you for their wedding, party, or event?
Generally, I am hired because I offer a low profile, highly versatile and strong musical and professional presence for weddings, parties, and events.
How would you describe your personal style?
I am very professional and attentive to detail with special emphasis to all of your song requests. I will promptly follow-up to your questions and requests.
What type of functions do you play?
I play high-end background music in all musical styles for wedding ceremonies, receptions, parties, retirement communities, and corporate functions.
What style of music will you play at my wedding ceremony, reception, party or corporate event?
I am a piano player who is versatile in all musical styles: I play an appealing mix of songs for the different age groups of your guests: well known Classical music, American Classics, Jazz, Broadway, Holiday songs, popular favorites and current songs.
I will email/text/ or call you for pre-event updates, and arrive early the day of your wedding or party.
I am a versatile pianist who is quite flexible about your music requests>
I will coordinate with you and your officiant regarding the wedding ceremony cues.
Will your professional and musical style work well for my wedding, party, or event?
Yes. If you would like to hire a pianist/keyboardist who is flexible about your song choices and easy to work with.
I will email/phone you for pre-event updates, and arrive early the day of your wedding or party.
Do you take requests?
Yes. I have been providing entertainment at weddings and functions for over 30 years, and I am a pianist who is familiar with classical music and popular songs from all the decades.
I enjoy playing the styles of music and songs you request for your wedding, party or event.
Will my guests be able to talk while you are playing?
My music is in the background- your guests will be able to talk comfortably.
How far will you travel?
I will generally travel up to 65 miles. If the distance is longer, the event should be a minimum of at least 2 hours.
Where will you travel?
Greater Boston area, Worcester, Central MA, South and North Shore, Andover area, Cape Cod ( Falmouth, Mashpee, Sandwich, Barnstable, Hyannis, Brewster, Yarmouth, Dennis, Chatham, and north), Attleboro area ( Wrentham, Foxboro, Walpole, Sharon...) Rhode Island ( Providence, Cranston, Warwick, Newport, all locations), Nashua area of New Hampshire.
Do you use an electric keyboard?
Yes, if there is no piano available. My keyboard has a variety of sounds, including realistic piano.
Is your keyboard loud enough for my function?
I bring an amplifier and an additional speaker with my keyboard, and I can turn the volume up so it can be easily heard by your guests.
What is your background?
I was a former soloist with the Boston Pops, and I attended the Eastman School of Music and Northeastern University.
Do you teach piano?
I teach classical, Jazz, rock, pop piano, and music theory, and composition in my piano lessons to students of all ages and levels.
Do you have a demo CD?
Yes, and I will send it to you upon request. It features my performing in a variety of musical styles. You can listen to my audio demo with Windows Media, Real Audio, or any software which plays audio files.
(Downloading Tip: If you are having trouble downloading or listening to my audio files, right-click on the audio file to "save target as". My audio file will be easily downloaded.)
How do I hire you as a pianist for my function?
I will email or send you a contract and ask for a deposit to hold the date.
How can I contact you?
email: Wedding Party Corporate
(Please include the date, time, and location of your event in the email subject line.)
If you have difficulty opening these links with your mail program:
email me: wedding at pianobybruce dot com,
party at pianobybruce dot com, or corporate at pianobybruce dot com
I check my email frequently, please call or email me again if you don't hear from me within a day.
I will play all your song requests!
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Johann Sebastian Bach
George Frederic Handel
Rodgers and Hart
Nat King Cole
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Rodgers and Hammerstein
Lerner and Lowe
Guns N' Roses
Simon and Garfunkle
The Righteous Brothers
Anthony and the Imperials
The Four Seasons
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