I have 30+ years of professional experience as a classical pianist and singer.
I sing and play ( at keyboard ) Irish songs, pop music and all requests.
In addition, I play piano and organ (or keyboard). I am an excellent sight reader.
Brides, if you want organ music, and singing, I have served as Organist/Choir Director/Cantor in over 100 churches, of many denominations, from all over New Jersey, several out of state. Just listen to my demo here.
If you want classical songs, I can do that too.
Also I am pianist for the PEL trio, including piano, other group members - violin (Nancie Lederer) and cello (Liz Cabrera). Available for weddings, funerals, mitzvahs, corporate events, etc. Demo available, also reviews.
I have appeared frequently on television and radio worldwide, including TodayFM, Dublin, Ireland; Cesar Lantigua, WWRV, Radio Vision, NJ; Adrian Flannelly Program, NY; Good Day New York, Fox TV; the NBC Morning Show, Des Moines, Iowa; ABC-TV, West Des Moines; and Channel 12 TV, Good Morning Show, Edison, NJ, among others.
I have six CDs: "Sharing"; "Irish Jubilee"; "A Woman's Life in Love"; "Christmas Magic"; "From Romania With Love", sung in Romanian and English; and, "Ojos Verdes" (Green Eyes), a collection of traditional Latin Dance Rhythms and Song Classics sung in Spanish and English. I am currently finishing work on a seventh recording, "Believe", a collection of religious music of all kinds, including Gospel, Choir, Organ, Orchestra, Boy Choir, Polish choir, guest vocal soloists, expected soon, in 2010.
FOR IRISH PROGRAMS and ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATIONS - As an Irish-American, I am known in Ireland as "Patricia Brady, The Irish Nightingale". I am the daughter of Irish parents, Joseph Michael Brady of Scariff, County Clare and Elizabeth D'arcy Brady (a descendent of the poet, Edmund Burke) of Maryborough, County Laos. My musical gifts were discovered early by my Irish parents who said I could sing a complete melody by age 2! I was educated at the College of St. Rose, Albany, NY, earning a master's degree in music. I also received from my alma mater, an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, College of St. Rose, Albany, NY, the first Music graduate to be so honored.
New Jersey's Star Ledger selected me as "Woman of Distinction" in 1999.
Irish America Magazine listed me as one of "100 Top Irish Americans of 2000".
"Expressive…musical…glowing!" - Anthony La Gruth, International Conductor
"Queen of the Arts!"-Sabin Pautza, Conductor, Composer
The New York Times called me, "an earnest and knowledgeable musician whose voice soared with sweetness and purity of sound."
Cinco Dias newspaper, Madrid wrote, "She fulfilled the intentions of varied styles; excellent technique; intelligent musicality; beautiful coloring; perfect diction."
In Sicily, I was hailed by La Sicilia newspaper as, providing a "…great musical experience of baroque and contemporary music."
Irish songs, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Pavarotti, Cole Porter, Jerome Hines, The Beatles, Mozart, Vivaldi, Georges Enescu, Bach, Beethoven, Piccinni, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Sondheim, Gilbert & Sullivan, Rogers & Hammerstein, Tchaikovsky, Rossini
Christmas Party in Sparkill, NY on 12/07/2013
"Brava! Patricia is a delight! She was warm and inviting with our guests and kept the music alive for a lively crowd! Brava again!"
- Edward V.
Wedding Reception in Bloomfield, NJ on 09/22/2012
"Very pleased with the music Patricia provided. It was exactly what we were looking for to make our Wedding cocktail-style reception the elegant event we dreamed of."
- Cheryl D.
Christening in Princeton, NJ on 02/26/2012
"This is the first time we've hired someone for a party for our 4month old daughter and it was a great experience for everyone.
I highly recommend Patricia Brady-Danzig for any event. "
- Albert H.
Wedding Ceremony in Madison, NJ on 07/30/2011
"Patricia was an absolute pleasure to work with. She was genuinely excited and happy to share in our special day and that meant so much to us. Her main concern was that we were getting the songs we wanted to make our ceremony perfect. She was a great help in making suggestions, and when we met with her at our venue we were able to hear the songs and make our final decisions. We couldn't have chosen a better person to provide us with music at our wedding!"
In addition to South Orange, Patricia Brady-Danzig will also travel to Irvington, Maplewood, Newark, Orange, East Orange, Millburn, Vauxhall, West Orange, Hillside, Short Hills, Union, Glen Ridge, Livingston, Springfield, Belleville, Bloomfield, Elizabeth, Essex Fells, Harrison, Kearny, Kenilworth, Montclair, Roseland, Roselle Park, Summit, Verona, Cranford, Roselle, Caldwell, Cedar Grove
and many other locations in and around the South Orange area.
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