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Prices and rates for piano music of Event Pianist for Parties, Sharon Planer. Reasonable rates and music discounts in Twin Cities, Minneapolis, St. Paul and central Minnesota.

Prices and Rates for Piano Player

Sharon Planer, Pianist for Parties

Discounts available for solo piano

The discounts are described at 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 and piano duo

Harp and Piano duo available for Weddings and Receptions as well as Victorian era and 'Downton Abbey' style parties. 

  • $600     Two hours of Harp and piano music for parties and receptions (2 hour minimum required)
  • $200     For each additional hour
  • $630     Wedding Ceremony harp and piano duo 
  • $  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

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

DISCOUNT:  REHEARSAL DINNER MUSIC.  Ask for Sharon's  20% discount on her hourly solo piano music rate for your Rehearsal Dinner or Groom's Dinner.

DISCOUNT:  WEDDING RECEPTION MUSIC. If you hire Sharon for your Wedding Ceremony, ask to receive her discount on the first hour of your Cocktail or Dinner solo piano music: This will reduce your first hour of Cocktail or Dinner music from $175 to $130. Additional hours are $100/hr. 

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