Prices / Rates for Piano Player

Sharon Planer, Pianist for Parties


  • BOOK LIVE MUSIC FOR YOUR REHEARSAL DINNER.  Ask to receive Sharon's 20% DISCOUNT on her hourly rate  for your Groom's Dinner! 
  • WEDDING RECEPTION MUSIC DISCOUNT.  Hire Sharon for your ceremony & receive a discount on your cocktail/dinner music.
  • Discount details are described below the standard pricing list.

Background Music

Pianist for Cocktails, Dinners, Receptions,  festive Holiday Music,  Christmas Parties, Anniversary Parties,  Memorial Services, Funerals.

  • $ 150  First hour
  • $ 100/hr  Additional hrs
  • 2 hr minimum in December

    Wedding Ceremony

    Includes all ceremony music & a music consultation.

    • $ 300  January 2 through November 30
    • $ 350  December 1 through January 1

      Rehearsals & Accompanying 

      • $ 100  January 2 through November 30  Wedding Rehearsal.
      • $ 150 December 1 through January 1  Wedding Rehearsal.
      • $ 35/hr  if a separate rehearsal is needed to practice with a vocalist or instrumentalist.

        Equipment for Indoor & Outdoor Events

        Portable Keyboard, Sound System, and 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
        • $  25   Difficult access i.e. stairs, rough terrain, long hauling distance, etc.


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

            DISCOUNT:  REHEARSAL DINNER MUSIC.  Hire Sharon for your Groom's Dinner and receive the following  20% DISCOUNTED RATE:  $120/the first hr & $80/hr for all additional hrs.


            DISCOUNT:  WEDDING RECEPTION MUSIC. Hire Sharon for your Wedding Ceremony & receive the following discount on your Cocktail/Dinner music:  $120/the first hr & $90/hr for all additional hrs. 

            A deposit is required to reserve your event.  Unless otherwise stated in your contract, the balance is due on the date of your event.