Bruce is a highly accommodating professional with over 30 years of experience who plays background music for holiday parties, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, rehearsal dinners, wedding showers, Christening celebrations, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Graduations, special occasions, and corporate functions.
He is a full-time professional pianist/keyboardist playing throughout the greater Boston area, South Shore, North Shore, Worcester County, Cape Cod, Attleboro area, and all of Rhode Island.
His 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 and song lists.
Bruce is well-known for his versatility as a talented Classical, Jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Broadway, and contemporary favorites pianist.
His song list includes an appealing mix of traditional Classical, Popular favorites( Beatles, Billy Joel, Elton John- ColdPlay),Big Band, Jazz, American Songbook( Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett), Broadway Hits, and Ragtime.
His keyboard is excellent and provides wonderful piano sounds when a piano is not available.
He is very experienced playing for 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.
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:
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
Ludwig Van Beethoven
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Johann Sebastian Bach
George Frederic Handel
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.
Will my guests be able to talk while you are playing?
Bruce's music is in the background- your guests will be able to talk comfortably.
Where will you travel?
Massachusetts (Boston area, Worcester, Central MA, South and North Shore, Cape Cod, Attleboro area). Rhode Island( Providence area, Cranston, Newport, and all other parts of the State ). Nashua area of New Hampshire.
Do you use an electric keyboard?
Yes, if there is no piano available. Bruce's keyboard has a variety of sounds, including realistic piano.
Is your keyboard loud enough for my function?
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)