Why hire Rob Blaney?
Rob has provided piano and vocals for literally hundreds of weddings all across the US, and will work with you to find the perfect music for your ceremony. Celebrating a birthday or the opening of a new business? Rob will help you party in style! Whether as background music or featured entertainment, he provides your choice of music including standards, show tunes, light pop, country, oldies, popular and rock & roll. Treat your office, church group, senior center, or neighborhood to a concert given by Rob! He can tailor a program to your taste, budget, and desired length.
Rob Blaney has had a successful career in musical theatre for the past 18 years, during which he has musical directed, conducted, and/or accompanied over 180 productions. He is well known for his exciting and innovative vocal and orchestral arrangements of many of these productions and has been fortunate to have worked with many of today's brightest Broadway stars including Adinah Alexander (Ragtime, Wicked), Jodi Benson (Voice of The Little Mermaid), Stephanie J. Block (The Boy From Oz, Wicked), Christa Jackson (Always, Patsi Cline), Michael Maguire (Les Miserables), and Paul Schoeffler (Peter Pan, Nine, Sweet Charity).
Mr. Blaney is a composer, arranger, and vocalist with many albums to his credit. He can be heard on the soundtrack of America's Sweethearts, accompanying Harry Connick Jr. in Life Without Dick, and his new children's cd Singing With Rob has garnered rave reviews from children and adults alike. In the fall of 2004 he received a Meritorious Achievement Award from the Kennedy Center for his original score for The Woman In Black ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ a ghost play presented by Concordia University in Irvine, and his song Possibilities is used in training courses around the world by a leading life-coaching organization. Mr. Blaney has provided musical leadership for many national organizations including The Marie Callender's Corporation, The Multiple Sclerosis Society, The Presbyterian Church U.S.A., and was the primary music arranger for Lift Up Your Hearts ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ Songs for Creative Worship published by Geneva Press Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â©1999. He is the composer of the new rock-drama Here I Am awaiting world-premiere. As a performer, he has played the role of Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar, and recent auditions have taken him to NY for leads on Broadway.
Rob Blaney: Pianist/Vocalist
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 20 - 180 minutes
Celebrating a birthday or the opening of a new business? Rob will help you party in style! Whether as background music or featured entertainment, he provides your choice of music including standards, show tunes, light pop, country, oldies, popular and rock & roll. Perfect for holiday sing-a-longs! Rob can bring his own keyboard and sound system that is perfect for private homes, large businesses, parks, or harbor cruises!
Treat your office, church group, senior center, or neighborhood to a concert given by Rob! He can tailor a program to your taste, budget, and desired length from 1/2 hour to a full 2 hour show. Perfect for holiday themed events and special occasions.
Rob has served as musical director and/or accompanist for well over 100 fully staged musicals. His work has been seen in children's theatres, high schools, colleges and universities, dinner theatres, community and professional theatres all over California.
Surprise your loved one with a song written especially for them! Just supply the words or idea and let Rob craft a song specific to your choice of musical style. Perfect for retirement parties, anniversaries, birthdays, graduations, memorial services, etc. etc. etc. Have an idea for a new musical? Rob can craft a musical score to perfectly compliment your story line and compete with the new musicals of today's Broadway!
Perfect for wedding receptions, public events, award shows, pageants, etc., etc.! Rob has kept events moving with his dry wit, charm, and David Letterman-esq. style that is all his own.
* Provided if piano and sound not already on-site.
Portable Sound System
Roland XV-88 Keyboard
Past Booked Dates:
04-16-2006 — Accompanist for Harry Connick Jr.
04-16-2006 — America's Sweethearts - Orchestra Pianist
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Birthday Party, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Fundraiser, Funeral Service, Grand Opening, Launch Party, Private Party, Religious Celebration, Restaurant, Studio Session, Wedding Ceremony
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