For the perfect COCKTAIL PARTY, PIANIST JUDY BOWEN will give your party a wonderful ambiance, whether you are having an elegant Cocktail Party, Wedding Cocktail Hour and Dinner or a casual party. With a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in Piano from the University of Illinois, 30 years of performing experience and a vast repertoire, Judy plays to please the crowd with elegant background piano music or more upbeat, party music. She plays hits from the 70's, 80's and current hits, as well as standards and classical arrangements so your guests will enjoy their favorite songs. Judy was featured among 138 cocktail pianists in a new book about cocktail pianists "The Cocktail Piano Companion" by James Spencer.
She has played at cocktail parties, wedding cocktail hours and dinners, wedding receptions, corporate events, holiday parties, birthday and anniversary parties, piano bars, elegant restaurants, resorts, malls, country clubs and private parties in Las Vegas, Chicago and Atlanta. Recent venues she has played at include the Rio Hotel and Casino and World Market Center in Las Vegas, the Georgian Terrace in Atlanta (where the gala for the premier of Gone With the Wind in 1939 was held), the John Hancock Center, JW Marriott, Drury Lane and Navy Pier in Chicago.
Her rich and expressive style encompasses a wide variety of music from the 70's and 80's, such as Lionel Richie, Elton John, Billy Joel, Kool & the Gang, Chicago, Michael Jackson and Earth Wind & Fire, current hits by Bruno Mars, Backstreet Boys, Walk the Moon, DNCE and Coldplay and also standards and classical arrangements. For a more upbeat, fun atmosphere at your party, Judy can pick up the tempo and play a variety of pop, rock and party songs.
She received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in piano from the University of Illinois, studying with Joel Shapiro. Her classical background has influenced her smooth, elegant and expressive style of playing.
Judy will give your party just the right ambiance, so it will be the perfect cocktail party that your guests will long remember.
Venues performed at:
Rio Hotel and Casino - Las Vegas
World Market Center - Las Vegas
Georgian Terrace - Atlanta
John Hancock Center - Chicago
Navy Pier Yacht - Chicago
Drury Lane Conference Center - Oakbrook, IL
Anita Dee Yachts - Chicago
JW Marriott - Chicago
Hyatt Regency - Milwaukee
88 Keys Piano Lounge
Baby Grand Piano Bar
Lake Lawn Resort- Delavan
Kalahari Resort - Wisconsin Dells
Geneva National Resort - Lake Geneva
Lake Geneva Country Club
Red Geranium Restuarant - Lake Geneva
Milwaukee Country Club
Bluemound Country Club
Tuckaway Country Club
Mequon Country Club
Ozaukee Country Club
North Hills Country Club
North Shore Country Club
West Bend Country Club
Wind Rose Wine Bar
Ruperts on the Top Restuarant - Schaumburg
Grand Avenue Mall