Denise Bruckno, jazz pianist and schooled player with a Master's in Music from West Chester University is a musician hired by other musicians-jazz professionals, musical theatre artists and choral directors alike. She performs regularly for wedding ceremonies, commencements, cocktail parties and other private affairs. In 2006,she played for Vice President Biden's mother's 90th birthday party. In March,2008,her jazz trio was featured at the Philadelphia Flower Show. Her repertoire ranges from Bach and Beethoven to Gershwin. The Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia,said 'Denise has a musical style that our guests always complimented and a repertoire and flexibility that satisfied most any request."
Denise was absolutely a joy to work with. She was very responsive to emails and went above and beyond for my ceremony and cocktail hour. I couldn't imagine my day without her. She is extremely talented and I would highly recommend her for any event. I'd love to use her services again! Thank you Denise for EVERYTHING!!!
I recently had Denise Bruckno perform for a birthday/bonfire celebration at our home. I had listened to her music provided through her website and was impressed. Her response to my request on GigSalad was fast and her communications regarding setting up the event and performance were prompt and thorough. While I had listened to clips of her play online, I must say her performance live was amazing and truly wonderful. There were around 80 people present for the party, which was held outdoors, and everyone raved about her music and how it set the atmosphere for the party just right. I would absolutely hire Denise again for another event and would heartily recommend her to you. She is fantastic!
Denise arrived on time / early and played beautifully for our wedding day. Before the wedding she communicated with us and had it all down pat. She helped make our day magical, and even suggested more songs that we loved than we had originally suggested which was super helpful.
Response from Denise Bruckno:
Dear Jack and Gina, Thanks so much for your kind words and generous gratuity! Please know it was a pleasure working for such a nice, musical couple and I wish you much joy and happiness in your life together.
With sincere appreciation,
Denise was professional and a pleasure. She is very talented. We would hire her again.
Hired Denise for my sons wedding to play the ceremony , cocktail hour and dinner. Had many comments about what a great idea to have quiet music so guest could talk before the dancing began. Denise was wonderful easy to work with and her music was superb. Sorry we did not get to thank you before you left.
I booked Denise to play at our holiday party. Everyone so enjoyed the music. She was professional, played the music requested - a true delight! Would definitely hire again!
I hired Denise Bruckno for a donor reception. After a short conversation about the demographic of our guests, Denise was confident she could play songs that would be well-received and appropriate for the audience. She delivered on all counts! We will certainly hire her again.
Denise was great! She stepped in on short notice, sight read our arrangements, and added a lot to the performance. She is also very pleasant and accomodating...a pleasure to work with.
Denise Bruckno of Center City Philadelphia has been a performer of jazz and classical piano for the past thirty years in the Delaware Valley and New York City areas. Venues include the Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons, Union League of Philadelphia, Hotel Dupont, Stone Harbor Yacht Club, North Hills and Spring Mill Country Clubs to name a few. In 2011 and 2012, she was the rehearsal and show pianist for children's theatre productions at the Hedgerow Theatre in Media, PA and presently is the accompanist for two touring shows produced by Philly Senior Stage, 76 Trombones, adaptation of MUSIC MAN and Oh What a Beautiful Morning, adaptation of OKLAHOMA. She is a much requested event pianist and often performs at wedding ceremonies, Bar Mitzvahs, commencements, store openings, anniversaries, senior citizen socials, art shows, and countless other special events. Her unique, finger popping jazz styling is perfect for any event that needs a lively, swinging, professional sound. In addition, her accomplished renditions of classical music have made her the pianist of choice for any ceremony. Whether you're looking for beautiful music at a wedding ceremony, graduation, Bar Mitzvah, vow renewal or a jazz pianist, duo, trio or quartet playing classic, timeless standards at a cocktail hour, birthday party, or business event, Denise will work with you to create the perfect musical effect and deliver a high quality performance. Portable keyboard is readily available and references can be provided upon request. Enjoy the audio and video samples which include jazz trio and solo jazz piano samples as well as wedding ceremony selections. You will be impressed by Denise's versatility.
"My compliments and sincere appreciation for providing the perfect musical backdrop at my daughter's wedding. I could hear the piano as soon as I entered the lobby and couldn't have been more delighted! I'm sorry I didn't have the opportunity to thank you in person but on behalf of my daughter and her guests, please know that your beautiful music was much enjoyed. "
Plymouth Meeting, PA, April, 1995
"The trio was wonderful and certainly helped to make the Grand Opening of our store a success!" Kroungold's Furniture, Voorhees, NJ, November, 1989
"Thank you so much for making our day so special. The music was fabulous and everyone raved about it. Thanks again for everything." Philadelphia, PA, February, 2007
"Thanks for playing for my Dad's 80th birthday party. Your selections were great and everyone enjoyed it." Philadelphia, PA, December, 2006
"I wanted to send you a note to thank you again for your time last night. Your musical selections and the style in which you played them were exactly what we had in mind. More than one person commented on how nice the music was."
Philadelphia, PA, March 29, 2010
"You are a fabulous pianist." Bellingham Retirement Community, West Chester, PA, December 1992
"Thank you for an evening of great entertainment. We received positive feedback on the event, and part of the reason was excellent music. Everyone had a wonderful time and we will definitely consider you for future events. " Jacqueline McGinniss, Ovations Club at the Spectrum, September 29, 1993
"Your performance was wonderful at Tavistock Country Club." Voorhees Senior Living, Voorhees, NJ, January 2010
"Denise was very accommodating and easy to work with. Her accompanying skills were very good, and were what we most needed and most appreciated! Would recommend her to others." Constitution High School, commencement, Philadelphia, PA, June, 2010.
It's always great seeing and hearing you. We will have other events I'm sure and we know you always make our events so beautiful. Thanks to you and your musicians." Brandywine Senior Care, Voorhees, NJ, June, 2010
"You are a great player and it was fun to hear you play the other day." Liz Warnek, wedding photographer, Philadelphia, PA, January 2011
Past Booked Events
|April 21, 2018 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|July 19, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||The Lorelton, touring show|
|July 11, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Lutheran Community at Telford, show|
|June 25, 2016 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm||Brookdale Westampton, touring show|
|June 24, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm||Wesley Enhanced Living, social hour|
|June 23, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Brith Sholom, touring show|
|June 21, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Crestwood Manor, touring show|
|June 17, 2016 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Soffrito's Italian Grille, jazz duo|
|June 16, 2016 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||City Ave. Hilton, reception|
|June 15, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Paul's Run, touring show|
|June 12, 2016 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm||Recital, Germantown Friends School|
|June 11, 2016 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Stotesbury Mansion, wedding|
|June 10, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Tel Hai Community, touring show|
|May 29, 2016 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Fleischer Art Memorial. Phila., PA, wedding|
|May 27, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm||Wesley Enhanced Living, social hour|
|May 21, 2016 • 12:30pm - 5:00pm||Harry's Savoy Grille, Wilmington, DE, wedding|
|May 19, 2016 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Pen Ryn Mansion, luncheon|
|May 13, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Brandywine at Haverford Estates, Broadway show|
|May 12, 2016 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm||Dockside Condominiums, mystery theatre|
|May 08, 2016 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm||Plainfield Country Club, brunch|
|May 07, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Rosemont Presbyterian Village, Broadway show|
|April 29, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm||Wesley Enhanced Living, social hour|
|April 22, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Virtua Health and Rehabilitation, social hour|
|April 20, 2016 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Sunrise of Exton, Broadway show|
|April 17, 2016 • 12:30pm - 2:30pm||St. Catherine of Siena church, volunteer luncheon|
|April 16, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Rosemont Presbyterian Village, Broadway show|
|April 15, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Edgehill Nursing and Rehab, Broadway show|
|April 13, 2016 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm||Frederick Living, volunteer luncheon|
|April 10, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Lutheran Community at Telford, Broadway show|
|April 09, 2016 • 2:30pm - 5:00pm||Gloria Dei, Memorial luncheon|
|April 08, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Atria Center City, senior program|
|March 30, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Dunwoody, Broadway show|
|March 26, 2016 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm||Paul's Run, Broadway Show|
|March 25, 2016 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Wesley Enhanced Living, social hour|
|March 23, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Watermark, Broadway show|
|March 18, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Virtua Health and Rehabilitation, social hour|
|March 17, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Granite Farms Estates, Broadway show|
|March 15, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||The Lorelton, Broadway show|
|March 13, 2016 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm||Gloria Dei Church, fundraiser, Broadway show|
|March 10, 2016–March 11, 2016 • 3:00pm - 3:00pm||Hill at Whitemarsh, Broadway show|
|March 02, 2016 • 11:30am - 1:00pm||One Liberty Place, Phila., PA|
|February 26, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Brandywine SL at Moorestown, NJ, show|
|February 21, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Germantown Friends School, recital|
|February 19, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Virtua Health and Rehav, Mount Holly, NJ|
|February 13, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Wesley Enhanced Living, Phila, PA, dinner|
|February 12, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Wesley Enhanced Living, Phila, PA, social hour|
|February 11, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Villages at Pine Valley, Phila, PA, show|
|February 09, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Medford Leas, Medford, NJ, show|
|February 05, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Atria Center City, jazz piano program|
|January 22, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Brandywine Senior Living and Haddonfied, show|
|January 21, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Atria Solana, Willistown, PA, dinner|
|January 16, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Riverview Estates, Riverton, NJ, piano program|
|January 15, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Virtua Health and Rehab, Mount Holly, NJ|
|January 14, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Gwynedd Estates, show|
|January 12, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Buckingham Valley RNC, show|
|December 29, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Simpson Meadows, Downingtown, PA, jazz piano program|
|December 24, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||private home, Jenkintown, PA, Christmas Eve party|
|December 23, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Atria Center City, jazz program|
|December 22, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||B'Nai Brith, Claymont, Delaware, show|
|December 18, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Riverton Country Club, Christmas dinner|
|December 14, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Mainline Reform Temple, show|
|December 12, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Phila. Marriott, wedding|
|December 12, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Sunrise of Dresher, show|
|December 11, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Wesley Enhanced Living, Phila,PA, social hour|
|December 10, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Brittany Point Estates, Christmas dinner|
|December 07, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Attleboro, Langhorne, PA, show|
|December 06, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Wesley Enhanced Living, Phila., PA, holiday party|
|December 04, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Virtua Health and Rehab, Mount Holly, NJ|
|November 28, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Old York Rd. Country Club, dinner|
|November 27, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Market East, Phila., PA|
|November 25, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Atria Solana, Willistown, PA, open house|
|November 15, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Stein Assisted Living, Somerset, NJ, show|
|November 13, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Edgehill Nursing and Rehab, Glenside, PA, show|
|November 11, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Wesley Enhanced Living, Phila., PA, veerans program|
|November 07, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Evviva Restaurant, Narberth, PA, party|
|November 06, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Virtua Health and Rehab, social hour|
|November 06, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Virtua Health and Rehab, social hour|
|November 05, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Coatesville VA Hospital, veterans luncheon|
|October 24, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Racquet Club, Phila, PA, wedding|
|October 23, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Wesley Enhanced Living, Phila, PA, social hour|
|October 16, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Virtua Health and Rehab, social hour|
|October 12, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Cadbury, Cherry Hill, show|
|October 11, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Symphony Square, Phila., PA, show|
|October 09, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Tel Hai Community, Honeybrook, PA, show|
|October 02, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Abramson Center for Jewish Life, social hour|
|September 03, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Sanatoga Ridge, Pottstown, PA, show|
|September 02, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Virtua Health and Rehab, Mount Holly, NJ|