Prices / Rates for Piano Player

Sharon Planer, Pianist for Parties

Discounts for solo pianist

  • BOOK Sharon's LIVE MUSIC FOR YOUR REHEARSAL DINNER or GROOM'S DINNER and ask to receive Sharon's 20% DISCOUNT on her hourly rate for your event! 
  • WEDDING RECEPTION MUSIC DISCOUNT.  Hire Sharon for your Wedding Ceremony & receive a discount on your Wedding Cocktail and/or Wedding Dinner Music.
  • These discounted prices are described below Sharon's standard pricing lists at the bottom of this page.


The price includes all ceremony music and a music consultation.

  • $ 320   January 2 through November 30
  • $ 370   December 1 through January 1


  • $ 110    January 2 through November 30  Wedding Rehearsal.
  • $ 160    December 1 through January 1  Wedding Rehearsal.
  • $ 45/hr  If a separate accompaniment practice session is needed with a vocalist or instrumentalist.

Background Music solo pianist

Event Pianist for Cocktails, Dinners, Receptions, Holiday Music, Christmas Parties, Anniversary Parties, Memorial Services, Funerals, Corporate Events

  • $175     First Hour
  • $100/hr For additional hours
  • Two hour minimum in December

Royal event musicians harp & piano duo

Harp and Piano duo performing Victorian era and 'Downton Abbey' style music.  Two hour minimum.  Also available for Weddings & Receptions.

  • $600     Harp & piano duo music for parties & receptions up to 2 hours
  • $200     For each additional hour
  • $630     Wedding Ceremony harp and piano duo music up to 2 hours
  • $  75     If portable piano is needed

Equipment for Indoor & Outdoor Events

Portable Piano, Sound System, Portable Silent Power Generator

  • $   50   Portable piano only
  • $   75   Portable piano with 1-2 audio speakers
  • $ 100   Portable piano with 3-4 audio speakers
  • $   50   Portable power generator
  • $   45   Difficult access ie. stairs, rough terrain, long hauling distance

Mileage rates for pianist for parties

  • No Charge in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Twin Cities or St. Cloud area.
  • 55 cents a mile outside of the Twin Cities / St. Cloud area.

DISCOUNT:  REHEARSAL DINNER MUSIC.  Hire Sharon for your Groom's Dinner and receive a 20% discount on her hourly music rate. 

DISCOUNT:  WEDDING RECEPTION MUSIC. Hire Sharon for your Wedding Ceremony and receive the following discount on your Cocktail/Dinner Reception music:  $130/the first hr of reception music & $100/hr for all additional hrs of reception music. 

A deposit is required to reserve your event.  Unless otherwise stated in your contract, the balance is due two weeks before your event.