I provide background piano music and create relaxing and sophisticated atmosphere for your event. Custom Requests for any style of music or any song are welcome.
I have entertained the president of the USA, Hollywood celebrities and other very famous people .
If you are looking for something unique and elegant, my music will make your day.
An Amazing entertainer ! He played and sang with my mom and 16 of her friends . He is an incredible entertainer and a very sincere person! Highly recommend him !
We were very glad to have Sergei on our Birthday party. We recommend him.
Sergei was beyond wonderful
He never stopped playing
His skill level was fab
And he played with passion
Book him today
Sergei played our 100 year old piano for our family Christmas party. He was prompt, professional and got everyone singing and dancing! His beautiful playing brought tears to my husband's families eyes because he reminded them of their grandfather's playing. It was an incredible night! He was the hit of the party and people are still raving days later. I would definitely recommend him for any event.
May 14, 2014, was our big day to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the founding of my small home-based company, Kadon Enterprises, Inc. (I design artistic geometric puzzles.) Close by was also my birthday, so we threw a big party in Pasadena, MD, with 42 guests and a special celebrity, Sergei Novikov, who entertained us with fabulous piano music all afternoon and into the night. You can hear excerpts and read all about this incredibly talented Russian-born composer on his website. You can see some photos of our ballroom (we built it because I was also a dance teacher) and Sergei at the piano here: http://www.gamepuzzles.com/2014party.pdf.
We bought that Yamaha keyboard just for this occasion at Sergei’s recommendation.
While Sergei would look more at home with a grand piano, he can do magic even with a modest keyboard, such as he uses on the road at art shows where I first met him where we both participate, and I was awed by his keyboard artistry, expressive musicality and versatility. My father was a classical concert pianist, so my well-trained ears had an instant appreciation for Sergei’s superlative mastery. And besides, he is the nicest guy you could ever hope to meet. He came to America for a better life. He speaks excellent English with just a touch of charming accent and is also a motivational public speaker. His goal is to make people happy, and he does. Five stars is not nearly enough.
Sergei has a fantastic repertoire of music, from classical to standards, movie themes and jazz, as well as his own excellent compositions. He tailored his program to our style and needs.
I booked him two years in advance for our once-in-a-lifetime event. And I’m already reserving him for an even bigger event in 2019.
I first heard Sergei perform at a Christmas concert three years ago and I was astounded by his talent and the perfection of his music. He writes a lot of his own beautiful, relaxing music; the best I have ever heard. His CD's are played almost daily in our home.
Last year I was fortunate enough to have my husband book Sergei for a home concert for my birthday. It was an unforgettable day. Sergei played many different styles of piano music with warmth and professionalism. He also interacted with the crowd by offering a few sing-a-longs that were lots of fun.
When my husband retired we, once more, hired Sergei to play at an outdoor barbecue for 75 of our friends, family, and coworkers. He brought his own keyboard and provided lots of fun, upbeat entertainment. Sergei and his music definitely set the atmosphere for a memorable event.
Not only is Sergei incredibly talented but he is warm, kind, and personable. He will go above and beyond to make your event very special. You can't go wrong when hiring Sergei.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 90 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, Russian
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Liability Coverage
What to Expect
I create beautiful relaxing atmosphere for your event .Any style of piano music. Classical, Jazz top 40 Etc. If you have something special in mind I will work with you.
Sergei Novikov is a Russian immigrant. He moved to America at age 21 with a dream of living his life as a free man. Sergei came here to make a better life for himself.
With a goal and his music, he has succeeded in not only living his life his way, but he has also learned many life lessons along the way.
Sergei has performed for such luminaries as President George H.W. Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Vice President Joe Biden as well as Billy Joel and Paul Newman. He opened a program for first lady Barbara Bush. Sergei received official recognition from Queen Mother of England for his music. He performed a solo concert in the same Classical Concert series as the conductor of Boston Pops Keith Lockhart at Copley Square in the heart of Boston, and much more.
For the past 20 years, Sergei has sold over 1000,000 CDs and performed live more than 5,000 times. Sergei Novikov is talented musician, innovative writer and successful entrepreneur.
Additional Booking Notes
I can arrange acoustic or digital piano rental.
Past Booked Events
|May 23, 2018 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Birthday Party|
|April 08, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Birthday Party|
|January 01, 2018 • 1:30pm - 5:30pm||New Year's Party|
|December 17, 2017 • 2:30pm - 5:30pm||Christmas Party|
Too many to list.
Special requests are welcome.
Influences & Inspiration
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Acoustic or digital piano.
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