If you are looking for a talented musician with an extensive repertoire to provide great piano music for your special event, you have come to the right place. Laura provides her own 88 key electric, Yamaha piano & sound system. She further customizes the sound to fit the song style & genre of the music played. The result is a rich, beautiful, unique sound appropriate for many venues.
Laura has traveled to 51 towns and cities across Texas playing Wedding Ceremonies, Receptions, and other Events. Both Traditional & Non-Traditional; both Indoor & Outdoor Weddings are all within this talented pianist expertise. The words of past & present clients best express what you will hear when you listen to SOUNDS OF LAURA: "Awesome," "Beautiful," "Romantic," "Elegant," "Amazing," "Unique", "Wonderful," "Flawless," and simply "Gorgeous." Laura's extensive repertoire of over 400 pieces of music enables her to create whatever mood or theme you are wanting for your special occasion. Song styles range from the 20's through the Contemporary Sounds of Today. Genres include: CLASSICAL, BROADWAY/FILM, POPULAR STANDARDS, FOLK, CLASSIC ROCK, POP, OLDIES, JAZZ, NEW AGE, RAGTIME, EASY LISTENING, COUNTRY, CONTEMPORARY, RELIGIOUS, GOTHIC, CHILDREN'S MUSIC, and WORLD MUSIC (including Oriental, Russian, French, Italian, Indian, German, Hungarian, Spanish etc.)
Laura's versatility in genres & decades makes her ideally suitable for many venues: Conventions, Corporate Events, Parties (including: Birthday, Anniversary, Christmas, Halloween, Masquerade, Children's Parties, Garden etc.,) Luncheons & Dinners (as background,) & Fundraisers.
Coffee Houses, Restaurants, Retirement Communities, Hotels are also part of Laura's broad experience. In addition, she welcomes new venues.
Winner of 2010 BRIDE'S CHOICE AWARD from WeddingWire Network for excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism.
Winner of 2011 BRIDE'S CHOICE AWARD from WeddingWire Network.
Winner of 2012 BRIDE'S CHOICE AWARD from WeddingWire Network.
Winner of 2013 BRIDE'S CHOICE AWARD from WeddingWire Network. (4 years in a row)
Named to 2011 & 2012 WEDDING PROFESSIONAL HOT LIST from Momentville.
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MIXED GENRES FOLLOWED BY CLASSICAL MUSIC
Don't Cry For Me Argentina
Ramona fr. the 20's Silent Movie "Romona
Diane fr. "Seventh Heaven"Silent Movie, 20's
Feather Theme fr. "Forrest Gump"Silvestri
Stranger on the ShoreAcker Bilk
Do You Know Where Your Going To?Goffin & Masser
Come What May fr. "Moulin Rouge"Baerwald
Laura fr. the movie "Laura"David Raksin
Honey; an oldyHit for Rudy Vallee
Sunrise, Sunset from "Fiddler"Jerry Bock
The Impossible Dream fr. "Man of La Mancha"Darion & Leigh
Where Do I Begin fr. "Love Story"Sigman & Lai
What a Wonderful WorldWeiss & Thiele
CLASSICAL MUSIC FOLLOWED BY MORE MIXED GENRES:
Rondo Alla TurcaMozart
My Heart at Thy Sweet VoiceSaens
Waltz fr. The Serenade for StringsTchaikovsky
Prelude 1 in C MajorBach
Emperor Waltz Strauss Jr.
La Donna e MobileVerdi
None But the LonelyTchaikovsky
Cannon in DPachelbel
Clair de LuneDebussy
Prelude in A MajorChopin
Ave Maria & SerenadeSchubert/Schubert
Valse Lente/Musetta's Waltz (Medley)Delibes
On Wings of SongMendelssohn
Piano Concerto No. 1Tschaikowsky
Once Upon A Dream (adapted by..Tschaikowsky
Waltz of the Lilac FairyTschaikowsky
Excerpt from Prince IgorBorodin
Wedding March from "Lohengrin"Wagner
Wedding March from "A Midsummer's Night Dream"Mendelssohn
Jesu, Joy of Man's DesiringBach
Largo from "The New World"Devorak
Theme from 'Water Music'Handel
Dance of the HoursPonchielli
Viennese WaltzsLanner, Strauss Jr., & Lehar
Promenade (fr. "Pictures at An Exhibition"Mussorgsky
All the great Classical Composers have influenced my piano work. Contempories such as: Peter Nero, Roger Williams, Billy Joel, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Scott Joplin, & Floyd Cramer are also included.
in Fort Worth, TX
"Laura was amazing to work with. From email to working with her in her office home, she was professional, and willing to listen to my ideas while adding her musical talent and experience to my themes and compositions. With Laura's help, and advice we put together a unique and lovely wedding ceremony unlike any other I had ever attended. We incorporated traditional wedding music, with popular songs of ours using string and classic piano melodies composed by Laura. We will be using Laura for any other occasions we may be planning, and recommend Laura to all of our friends and family. "
- Tanya and Joe P.
in Sunset, TX
"Laura was wonderful. Her attention to the detail of our event made me feel I was her only client (which clearly was not the case). Laura is very talented, and caring. Laura customized all her music to support our themed family reunion. The wide variety of music she was able to provide was amazing. I would recommend hiring Laura."
- Jane B.
Birthday Party (Adults)
in Grapevine, TX
"Laura Cummings is a beautiful musician, and overall, a beautiful individual. She responded quickly to my request on gigmasters, and tailored her performance to our event. We were amazed by her repertoire, and pleased by the way she planned and shared the entire list of music in advance. Laura arrived early, with her husband, who is her assistant; between the two of them, they handled their own set-up. Laura's music is lovely, and she provided just the perfect level of entertainment while still allowing our guests to dine and converse. We heartily recommend her, and hope to see her again in the future."
- Tricia W.
in Rockwall, TX
"it was great, would recommend her to folks."
- Tayo A.
in Arlington, TX
"She was a delight to work with. Very personable and flexible around our party schedule for activities as well as playing suggestions. She blended in well with accommodating us with background music, which was the perfect atmosphere.
She was wonderful when she played a couple of requests so our Owners Daughter(age4) could sing to our group.
I would recommend her very highly.
Thank you very much Laura
- Tina J.
in Fort Worth, TX
"Laura was so sweet! We loved that she welcomed us into her home and took her time playing different music options for us and helping us choose songs that fit our wedding best. She had tons of songs to choose from, but at the time of our wedding, was not able to take any new song requests that were not already in her repertoire. Aside from that small detail Laura was very prompt, very organized, and a pleasure to work with. "
- Erin K.
Laura Cummings’s Response:
"I would like to respond to the Score of 4 pertaining to special requests.
At the time that Shawna booked her wedding with me, I had a huge amount of bookings on my schedule. That is why at that particular time I encouraged Shawna to try and work with my existing repertoire (which is over 400 pieces of music.)
I book not only through Gig Masters, but also through my own site.
I often learn 2 or more new songs for the weddings that I do. This past spring and fall, however, has seen a tremendous increase in my bookings, thus, I had to set some limits.
I encourage brides to book early on. This helps a vendor to be more flexible about requests. "
in Arlington, TX
"Very timely response to email correspondences. "
- Sherry W.
in Dallas, TX
"Laura was very accomodating and excited about our Company's Holiday party. She painstakingly researched the music of the 40's jazz era - weeks before the event and came up with a jam packed play list that fit right in with our theme. She even made certain that she dressed the part with a "just darling" 40's outfit. Laura is obviously very musically talented and keep the party going and would recommend her!"
- Cherlyn W.
in Colleyville, TX
"Laura was awesome! She is so kind and very easy to get in touch with! Her music was absolutely beautiful. She met us at the venue for the rehearsal the night before the wedding to go through the music and timing which helped everything run smoothly the day of! "
- Brooke D.
in Dallas, TX
"Laura is an outstanding person and made our event special with her music and talent. I would highly recommend Laura for your next event. She was such a pleasure to work with. "
- Arturo C.
in Richardson, TX
"Laura is quick to respond back via phone call or email. If we needed specific paperwork/information from her, she was sure to send it to us that same day. Once we hired Laura and provided her with our preferences/needs, Laura got right to work to make sure that her program fit just right. She did a wonderful job throughout the entire night. Laura is very friendly, easy to work with, professional, and talented. Thank you for helping us make this party a success!"
In addition to Fort Worth, Laura Cummings will also travel to Arlington, Hurst, Kennedale, Bedford, Crowley, Keller, Colleyville, Burleson, Euless, Haslet, Azle, Aledo, Mansfield, Southlake, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Lillian, Newark, Roanoke, Joshua, Dallas, Irving, Justin, Coppell, Cresson, Flower Mound, Godley, Rhome, Richardson, Duncanville
and many other locations in and around the Fort Worth area.
was rated an average of 5.0 stars out of
12 GigMasters clients.
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