I'm a classically trained pianist, though I play all styles of music. I've played for hundreds of wedding and parties. I really enjoy playing background dinner music as well as orchestrating music for a beautiful wedding. I will play any music you like and I offer free consultations if you need suggestions for music.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 360 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
What to Expect
I can provide melodious, easy listening music and well as upbeat fun music. I tend to add my own style and do a lot of improvising to enhance a piece of music. You can exect to hear uplifting music.
My name is Kris Simonson and I provide piano music for any event. I mostly play for weddings, but I've also played for theater productions, private parties, churches, and funerals. I majored in piano at UMD. I also have a degree in Elementary Education from (link hidden)holastica and a degree in vocal and classroom music from Hamline Universtiy. Besides playing piano for many events, I also teach elementary music for a public school and I teach piano at Schmitt Music. I also have several piano Cd's of my original music.
If hired, I do everything I can to make your event just what you want. I play any styles of music and if you have particular songs you want I will do that also. I love music and the special touch it can bring to any event.
Past Booked Events
|April 04, 2021 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||Religious Celebration|
|September 28, 2013||Wedding Ceremony|
Influences & Inspiration
I've been influenced by the classical composers-----especially Beethoven, Bach, and Chopin.
I've also been influenced by George Winston, Lori Line, Jim Brickman, David Lanz, and Yanni.