Patrick Byrne, Piano

Why book Patrick Byrne, Piano?

I'm not your parents' piano player!

You can hear me perform LIVE every Monday and Thursday during lunch at the Mayfair Mall Food Court (2500 North Mayfair Road, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53226 (414) 771-1300)

I play for Weddings, Parties, Special Events of all kinds when affordable live music will add to the fun. Surprisingly reasonable rates.

My vast repertoire includes Pop hits, Jazz Standards, Pop Classics, Country Hits, Rock'n Oldies, even Classical.

Reviews

Affordable, Professional, and Extremely Talented!

I hired Patrick to play during my wedding ceremony and cocktail hour. I couldn't have been happier with my choice! He was extremely knowldegable and helpful when it came to picking out the ceremony songs. He made sure all of my selections flowed well together and fit my personality.

The ceremony was performed perfectly, and ran smoothly without any hiccups thanks to his experience and expertise.

Although I didn't get to enjoy hearing Patrick play during the cocktail hour, I received several compliments on his performance.

Patrick is very professional, extremely knowledgable, reasonably priced, and is an incredible pianist. I would most certainly hire him again for any future events.

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Reviewer: Kelly G.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Milwaukee, WI
Event Date: May 12, 2012
Hired As: Pianist

100% pleased!

We couldn't have asked for a better organist for our big day! Patrick was excellent at communicating in a timely fashion. On the day of the wedding he arrived on time and played every piece we wanted perfectly, he even added in some communion music which we hadn't asked of him, a very nice treat! I highly recommend hiring Patrick for you Wedding!

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Reviewer: Jennifer M. (.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Oconomowoc, WI
Event Date: Apr 5, 2014
Hired As: Organist

Professional, Talented, and Fairly Priced Pianist

Patrick was wonderful to work with. He responds promptly to emails, accommodated all of my requests and even showed up well before he was needed to practice and familiarize himself with the venue's piano. He is extremely reasonably priced compared to his competitors, especially considering his experience and professionalism. I would highly recommend his services.

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Reviewer: Katie C.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Madison, WI
Event Date: Oct 19, 2013
Hired As: Pianist

Amazing ceremony music!

Pat played for us at our wedding ceremony and it was absolutely beautiful! I had sent him some favorite songs but otherwise left it to his discretion to play whatever her felt was appropriate. It was lovely and my husband and I couldn't be happier! I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a professional and personable pianist. Thank you Pat!

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Reviewer: Andrea R.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Milwaukee, WI
Event Date: Sep 7, 2013
Hired As: Pianist

made my wedding ceremony so special

Very talented pianist! Was on time and played beautifully, very professional.

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Reviewer: pamela s.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Kenosha, WI
Event Date: Aug 24, 2013
Hired As: Pianist, Pianist

AMAZING

Patrick was an amazing addition to our wedding. He was super adaptable and easy to work with. Our wedding was at my fraternity headquarters and upon his arrival I asked him if he would maybe be willing to play a few fraternity songs as he was warming up. He played everything we had asked and even had a great time doing it! I would highly recommend Patrick as an addition to any event!

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Reviewer: Spencer L.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Evanston, IL
Event Date: Jul 27, 2013
Hired As: Organist

Friendly service!!

Pat is very willing to work with his clients to provide the best selection of music for the event. He played at my wedding and from what I heard from guests, he did a great job (I was so nervous I didn't even hear the music!). He was great to work with in the planning of the song selections prior to the wedding.

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Reviewer: Casey L.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in De Pere, WI
Event Date: Jul 20, 2013
Hired As: Pianist

Awesome Job!!!

Patrick did a wonderful job playing for my wedding! Not only did he do a great job on the day of the wedding but helping me plan the music for the wedding as well. I went back and forth a few times with some songs and he was very patient with my indecisiveness. A week before my wedding he even learned a new song that I requested him to play!

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Reviewer: Lindsay F.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Thiensville, WI
Event Date: May 18, 2013
Hired As: Pianist, Keyboard Player, Pianist

Perfect to set the tone for our party

Pat was perfect for our 40th birthday party. He created a really pleasant atmosphere - not too loud which several of our guests specifically commented on. His repertoire is amazing and he is easy to work with.

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Reviewer: Jennifer F.
Event: Birthday Party in Neenah, WI
Event Date: Apr 27, 2013
Hired As: Keyboard Player

Great pianist to work with!

My husband and I hired Pat to play before and during our recent wedding ceremony. He was great to work with: very helpful throughout the whole preparation process. His performance on the day was amazing. He took requests from guests as well as playing our pre-selected pieces. We couldn't be happier with how it turned out!

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Reviewer: Tricia M.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Milwaukee, WI
Event Date: Dec 29, 2012
Hired As: Pianist, Jazz Pianist, Keyboard Player

Pat Byrne Wows the Lake Country Rotary Wine Fest!

Pat is a professional with a wide repertoire array - He provided the piano music to set the mood perfectly at the recent Lake Country Rotary Wine Fest. Pat loves doing this and sharing his gifts.. He played non-stop and it was perfect. Thanks Pat.

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Reviewer: Chris K.
Event: Festival in Okauchee, WI
Event Date: Oct 7, 2012

Perfect Wedding Day

Pat did an absolutely wonderful job at my wedding despite very chilly temperatures at an outdoor wedding. He arrived, set up, tested the equipment and was playing when my guests arrived. Everything went smoothly and his suggestions for songs were the perfect complement to the ceremony. I can't thank him enough for being a part of a beautiful day for all. Absolutely magical. Thank you

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Reviewer: Denise L.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Menomonee Falls, WI
Event Date: Oct 6, 2012
Hired As: Pianist

I highly recommend Patrick for your wedding.

Patrick is an extremely talented and versatile pianist for your wedding event. From planning the sequence of songs to showing up to get used to your venue's piano to being able to play just about everything to being able to go with the flow at your wedding to playing excellent at my event, Patrick exceeded all expectations. I am so happy I didn't make my own CD for my event and went with Patrick! I couldn't thank him more for going with the flow and making the music a special part of the ceremony! He is so helpful with all aspects of the process and so easy to work with. :)

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Reviewer: Bridget B.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Milwaukee, WI
Event Date: Sep 22, 2012
Hired As: Pianist

Definitely Recommend!

We hired Pat for our wedding ceremony & cocktail hour and he did a wonderful job. We saw him play at Mayfair mall and following that he was very easy to work with thru email. He recommended songs when we had trouble deciding on the playlist. It was easy to trust him to handle this portion of our wedding and for anyone planning a wedding you know there's a LOT to worry about - he will definitely put your mind at ease as far as the music goes. He arrived early to get set up and played beautiful music the entire time helping to make it a beautiful day for not only us but all of our guests too. THANK YOU PAT!

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Reviewer: Kelli L.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Franklin, WI
Event Date: Sep 7, 2012
Hired As: Pianist

Perfect!! Amazing!!! Very Talented!

Patrick Byrne is by far one of the most experienced musician I've ever met with a very professional appearance. He was very knowledgeable and helpful to helping plan our ceremony music. Very reasonably priced and also very flexible with communication. I give him 5 stars and highly recommend him to anyone. LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! Thank you! :)

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Reviewer: Chelsea T.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Watertown, WI
Event Date: Sep 8, 2012
Hired As: Pianist, Organist

Awesome!

Pat Byrne played for my wedding in June. Besides his excellent musical skills and piano playing, he was by far the easiest vendor to work with when it came to planning my wedding. He had a rapid response time to emails/communications and a great website.Additionally he provided easy and time saving organizational tools to the musical component for my wedding. Also and importantly he was able to accomadate my musical style and songs. I wish everyone that I worked with at my wedding was this great. Thanks again!!!

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Reviewer: Rebecca R.
Event: Wedding Reception in Milwaukee, WI
Event Date: Jun 9, 2012
Hired As: Pianist

Above and beyond anything I expected!

Pat did such a fantastic job playing for our wedding ceremony. I waited until the last minute to plan out the ceremony, so I didn't really know what I wanted. He had great suggestions for music and timing. It could not have gone any better! I would recommend Pat and the Studio of Musical Arts, LLC to anyone planning an event.

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Reviewer: Rachel K. J.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Wisconsin Dells, WI
Event Date: Oct 29, 2011
Hired As: Pianist

Great Wedding Pianist

Patrick Byre played at my wedding on October 8, 2011 at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in Brookfield. He did an awesome job and I got many compliments about the music from my guests. My husband and I have quirky personalities and he was able to accomodate us by having a very large variety of songs he was able to play. He was also very helpful throughout the process because we live across the country and he was willing to communicate through email and send information rather than having to meet in person. I would highly recommend him to anyone for any event.

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Reviewer: Lauren S.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Brookfield, WI
Event Date: Oct 8, 2011
Hired As: Pianist

I wholeheartedly recommend Pat!!

Pat was considerate, sensitive, easy to talk to and work with, and he was especially helpful and kind with our middle school soloist who he worked with. I am so grateful for his conscientious work and kind spirit! Oh, and terrific musicality!

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Reviewer: Meghan M.
Organization: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Oconomowoc
Event: Church Service in Oconomowoc, WI
Event Date: Aug 21, 2011
Hired As: Organist

breathtaking!

You played it perfectly and were able to capture the mood by making it more intense or more slow and calm....just breathtaking!

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Reviewer: Ali E.
Event: Bar/Lounge in Milwaukee, WI
Event Date: Aug 29, 2011
Hired As: Pianist

Everything was great!

Your music was lovely and exactly what we had in mind. Your preparation materials were very helpful to Kristen when she was planning the music for the ceremony and cocktail hour. I plan to follow-up with the Manager at Big Foot and give him you’re contact information along with my recommendation. He frequently gets asked to recommend music for weddings there.

Thanks again for a great performance.

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Reviewer: Jane S.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Fontana, WI
Event Date: Aug 13, 2011
Hired As: Pianist

Great set at Mayfair Mall!

Really enjoyed hearing Patrick play at the mall today! Even the younger children in my group got into it the moment they recognized a Taylor Swift song! Extremely talented, and thoroughly enjoyable!

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Reviewer: Emily M.
Event: Concert Venue in Milwaukee, WI
Event Date: Aug 8, 2011

Response from Patrick Byrne, Piano:

As a former classroom general music teacher, I really appreciate it when youngsters are entertained by and enjoy my playing. Last week at Mayfair, two elementary-aged sisters stood on either side of me and sang through these same two Taylor Swift songs. Now, that is what I call fun!

Absolutely Beautiful!!!!

Pat did an absolutely fantastic job. He was always in contact with me and my bridesmaid that sang for our wedding. I gave him my music choices and he played all of them and it was beautiful. I will recommend Pat to everyone that I know that would be in need of his services. I was very happy with his work! He made our ceremony even more beautiful!!!! Thanks so much Pat!!!!

Nick & Danielle Sarver

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Reviewer: Danielle S.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Rio, WI
Event Date: Jul 23, 2011
Hired As: Pianist

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 60 - 300 minutes
  • Fee: Surprisingly affordable! $125 for first hour!
  • Languages: English

Overview

I have played all sorts of gigs. Everything from Cook County Jail in Chicago to Nursing homes. I am currently focusing on playing for weddings and other special events.

Every Monday and Thursday I play at the Food Court of Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa (Milwaukee), Wisconsin.

Additional Booking Notes

I have a Yamaha digital keyboard and a portable sound system that I use whenever there is not an instrument available at the venue. As long as I am protected form the elements I am good to go wherever there is an electrical outlet. With my equipment I take up about as much space as a standard card table.

Patrick Byrne, Piano

My extensive repertoire includes some of the coolest recent "piano songs" by the likes of Bruno Mars, The Fray, George Strait, Adele, Taylor Swift, Five for Fighting, One Republic, Coldplay, Timbaland, Alicia Keys, Rascal Flatts, Nora Jones etc.

Of Course, I can also play all of that "old stuff" that your guest will love as well: Jazz, Rock and Pop Classics, Country, even Classical (I have a Masters in Music History from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois).

I also have an excellent portable keyboard and sound system that I can use if there is no piano at your home or venue.

You can hear me play the piano every Monday and Thursday from Noon until about 2:00 p.m. at the Mayfair Mall Food Court in Wauwatosa. Stop by, give a listen and say "Hi!"

You can also hear and download many samples of my piano playing on my beautiful web site: studio-musicalarts.com.

The team providing the talent:

Patrick Byrne

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Set List

In addition to an extensive list of Jazz, pop and rock standards from the 20th century, I also play the following great songs from the last decade. Please contact me for a copy of my latest song list.

Rolling in the Deep-Adele
Back to December-Taylor Swift
Fireworks-Katy Perry
Grenade-Bruno Mars
Just the Way You Are-Mars, Bruno
Empire State of Mind-Keys, Alicia
Need You Now -Lady Antebellum
Fireflies-Owl City
Secrets-One Republic
That’s How Strong My Love Is-Alicia Keys
Chasing Cars-Snow Patrol
Love Story-Swift, Taylor
Lucky-Mraz, Jason and Cobie Caillat
Fall For You-Secondhand Serenade
Viva la Vida-Coldplay
Apologize -Timbaland
Bless the Broken Road-Rascal Flatts
Bubbly-Caillat, Colbie
Hometown Glory-Adele
Wait for You-Eliot Yamin
When a Man Loves a Woman-Michael Bolton
Dreaming with a Broken Heart-Mayer, John
Fix You-Coldplay
How to Save a Life-The Fray
Jesus, Take the Wheel-Carrie Underwood
You’re Beautiful-Blunt, James
Unwritten-Natasha Bedingfield
A Moment Like This -Clarkson, Kelly
If I Ain’t Got You-Alicia Keys
Clocks-Coldplay
Come Away with Me-Jones, Nora
Don't Know Why-Jones, Nora
A Thousand Miles-Vanessa Carlton

Influences & Inspiration

In my life as a musician I have had many influences from Bach to Keith Jarrett, Liz Story and Rascal Flatts. My personal tastes are eclectic and I think that my playing reflects this. If it sounds good I'll play it.

Setup Requirements

tuned Piano or I can bring my own digital keyboard and sound system

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