Bruce is well-known for his versatility as a talented Classical, Jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Broadway, and Pop & Rock pianist.
His song list includes an appealing mix of traditional Classical, Popular favorites( Beatles, Billy Joel, Elton John- ColdPlay, current songs),Big Band, Jazz, American Songbook( Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett), Broadway Hits, Disney favorites and Ragtime.
Bruce is a highly accommodating professional with over 30 years of experience who plays upbeat and elegant background music for all weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, wedding showers, corporate functions, Christening celebrations, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Graduations, special occasions, and holiday parties.
He is a full-time professional pianist/keyboardist playing throughout the greater Boston area, South Shore, North Shore, Worcester County, Cape Cod, Attleboro area, Nashua, and all of Rhode Island.
Bruce's main web site is Piano By Bruce, where you can read more extensively about his background, listen to his audio demos, and view his ceremony music and song lists.
He is a popular choice as a pianist/keyboardist for weddings, parties, and corporate events. Bruce entertains with a wide range of songs which appeal to the different ages of your guests.
Bruce will pay the booking fee, so you can easily hire him from your Gigmasters account with an option to pay by credit card.
His rates range from $100-$150 per hour if the event is two hours or more. He has a minimum one hour fee: $150-$200. Keyboard setup is additional.
Corporate event planners often book Bruce to entertain: his music is in the background and greatly enjoyed by guests while they are networking.
His keyboard setup is excellent and provides wonderful piano sounds when a piano is not available.
Bruce plays for all religious and secular wedding ceremonies. He will work with you and your officiant on the music cues for the seating music, processional, bridal song, Unity candle, and recessional.
Be sure to listen to Bruce's audio demos in the media section below.
Wedding Ceremonies Sample Song List:
Bruce will play any song you request for your ceremony.
Clarke Trumpet Voluntary
Wagner Traditional Wedding Processional
Mendelssohn Wedding Recessional
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Pachelbel Canon in D
Handel's Water Music
Ode To Joy
The Water is Wide ( O Waly, Waly,)
Air on a G String
The Wedding Song (Kenny G)
All You Need is Love ( Beatles)
The Wedding Song (There is Love)
At Last (Celine Dion)
Bless the Broken Road ( Rascal Flatts)
Erev Shel Shoshanim
Siman Tov, Mazel Tov, To Life
Rodgers and Hart
Nat King Cole
Andrew Lloyd Weber
Rodgers and Hammerstein
Lerner and Lowe
Simon and Garfunkle
The Righteous Brothers
Anthony and the Imperials
The Four Seasons
Jazz & Ragtime:
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Johann Sebastian Bach
George Frederic Handel
Why should I hire you to play at my function?
Bruce will add an upbeat and elegant touch to your wedding, party, or corporate event.
How would you describe your style?
Bruce is very professional and attentive to detail.
Does Bruce take requests?
Yes. He has been providing entertainment at weddings and functions for 30 years, and he is a pianist who is familiar with popular songs from all the decades.
Do you use an electric keyboard?
Yes, if there is no piano available. Bruce's keyboard has a variety of sounds, including realistic piano.
Bruce brings an amplifier and an additional speaker with my keyboard, and he can turn the volume up so it can be easily heard by your guests.
What is your educational background?
Bruce attended the Eastman School of Music and Northeastern University; he is a full-time pianist teaching classical, Jazz, Pop, composition, and music theory.
Bruce looks forward to you contacting him about your upcoming wedding, party, and corporate event.
Bruce Lewis (Piano/ Keyboards)