Judson Hurd has been playing piano since the age of 4. Based in the Piedmont Triad Judson's music has been used in the Oprah Show, Documentaries, Radio, Film, and different projects.
You can also purchase Judson Hurd's music at his website, iTunes, Amazon, and he is on Pandora!
Judson has also had given many concerts all over the South East, charities such as Festival of Trees, High Point Furniture Market, Lumberton Community in Schools, house, and church concerts. His music helps accompany WEDDING CEREMONIES/RECEPTIONS, BUSINESS DINNERS, LUNCHEONS, GRADUATIONS, AWARD BANQUETS, CASUAL DINING, PRIVATE PARTIES, and other special events.
Judson was absolutely wonderful at my wedding. He is very talented and very professional to work with. I was extremely pleased with his performance at my wedding. He also attended my rehearsal to ensure the day of would be perfect and it was.
Justin did an excellent job working with our limited information we provided him. Would recommend him and use him again.
I cannot imagine having a better pianist for my daughter's wedding. Not only did he play everything we asked him to on the piano, he made my new son-in-law's dream come true by playing the organ as the newly married couple did their recessional. Judson is super talented and very kind. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to anyone looking for the perfect pianist!!!!
Judson was great and very easy to work with. We gave lots of music for him to learn and he performed well.
Judson not only took the time to learn specific songs for our wedding ceremony, he added his own special flare to some of the songs! He was so kind and easy to work with. He was also beyond timely, professional, and prepared for our event. I would hire him again in a heartbeat and recommend that anyone looking for a pianist in the Savannah/Charleston areas to book him. He was amazing!
Judson Hurd did a great job! He played the piano for the Rehearsal Dinner and After Party. It added so much to both parties.
I was very pleased!
Judson was wonderful. He worked around our crazy schedule - above and beyond what was required . The music was beautiful and professionally performed.
Judson was great! Thanks so much for helping us with this. Will certainly keep this site in mind for future use. Much obliged for your time.
I had Judson play the piano in my home during a house-warming party. Prior to the event Judson was very communicative. He arrived early and was warmed up and ready to go at the scheduled time. Judson played throughout the entirety of the event. He is extremely talented and was a pleasure to have in our home. Our guests enjoyed the music as well. Thank you!
Judson did an outstanding job for us for our son's rehearsal dinner. He played the perfect playlist and at the perfect volume so our guests could mingle and talk. I would certainly recommend him for any function.
I was extremely satisfied with Judson's performance for my husband's 60th birthday party. The guests commented on how much they enjoyed the music. Judson kept in touch with me about my needs for the party. He arrived early and played for the entire length of time he was booked.
Price Range: $200-$1000
Gig Length: 30 - 300 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
What to Expect
Judson Hurd is a fun but easy going performer that is perfect and flexible for any occasion. He is also classically trained but can play by ear and loves to take requests. Book Judson now for your special event and create some memories!
Judson Hurd grew up in the beautiful country of Paraguay, at an early age he was deeply influenced and mesmerized by this simple way of living. At the age four he stumbled across his mother's childhood piano. His first 'teacher' was an old instrumental piano cassette a missionary couple left after leaving the country. The expressive, folk, piano vibrations of Philip Aaberg (Judson's childhood idol) and the simple, romantic Latin culture had a creative impact on his music.
After years of being self taught and improvising smooth, cool grooves over Bach inventions his family moved to Ciudad Del Este where he began his formal studies at the Franz Schubert Conservatory. At the age of 12 Judson Hurd rose to be one of the prominent youth pianists of Paraguay. He went on to study music theory and composition at Young Harris College and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Music .
Judson now resides in Wilmington, North Carolina where he is still moving audiences through his music. His music has reached over 2,000,000 views on YouTube. He writes music for radio, TV, including companies Android, Jaguar, Land Rover, the Oprah Show, PBS, recorded countless session work, and has performed alongside Five For Fighting, Gavin Degraw, Fighting Instinct, Todd Agnew, pianist David Nevue, and many others.
Additional Booking Notes
Judson Hurd has his own equipment if the event is outside or there is no piano. He will bring a full size digital professional sounding piano that is perfect and not overbearing for small and large occasions.
Past Booked Events
|October 21, 2018 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|January 06, 2018 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|May 27, 2017 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|December 18, 2016 • 6:30am - 12:30pm||Worship Service|
|October 27, 2016 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|October 14, 2016 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Dinner Party|
|September 07, 2016 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm||Corporate Event|
|September 03, 2016 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|August 21, 2016 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|June 25, 2016 • 2:30pm - 5:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|April 16, 2016 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||House Party|
|December 04, 2015||Religious Celebration|
|October 10, 2015||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 26, 2015||Birthday (Adult)|
Libestraume - Liszt
Prelude in D-Flat Major (Raindrop Prelude) - Chopin
Moonlight Sonata - Beethoven Sonata Pathetique, 2nd Mvt. - Beethoven Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - Rachmaninoff
Canon in D - Pachelbel
Bridal March - Wagner
Waltz in C-Sharp Minor - Chopin
Misty - Eroll Garner
Autumn Leaves - Joseph Kosma
When I Fall In Love - Nat King Cole
Blue Moon - Nat King Cole
Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis Presley
The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
My Way - Frank Sinatra
Fly Me to the Moon - Frank Sinatra
Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin
Drops of Jupiter - Train
Poker Face - Lady Gaga
100 Years - Five For Fighting
Superman - Five For Fighting
How to Save a Life - The Fray
Tiny Dancer - Elton John
And Many More!!! -
Influences & Inspiration
Jim Brickman, George Winston, Elton John, Billy Joel
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