• Elegant live piano music for weddings and special events in Michigan

    All around the world, people mark special events with music. Music has the power to lift our spirits, comfort us, and help us feel emotions we can't put into words. It can tell a story, draw people together, and bring back memories of your special day for years to come. It is my joy and privilege to help you create the perfect sound for your perfect day.

     

    My standard wedding package is $250 and includes:

    • 20 minutes of prelude music
    • Processional music for bridesmaids and bride
    • Background music during the signing of the register
    • Recessional music for wedding party
    • Attendance at your rehearsal
    • Supplied keyboard if necessary
    Optional add-ons (price negotiable):
    • Longer prelude music
    • Additional ceremony music (hymns etc.)
    • Background music for cocktail hour etc.
    Not planning a wedding? I am also available for:
    • Background music (receptions, dinners, etc.)
    • Memorial services and funerals
    • Piano accompaniment (vocal and instrumental)

     

  • BIOGRAPHY

    Born and raised in Canada, Elizabeth Clarke is now based in and around Lansing, Michigan. A versatile musician, Elizabeth has professional experience as a soloist, accompanist, church organist, and cocktail pianist. She can perform in a variety of styles including classical, pop, and sacred music.

     

    Elizabeth's studies have taken her across Canada and the United States, as well as to Austria, Hungary, and France. She is the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, and has taught music in private and class settings to students from toddlers to senior citizens. She currently holds both bachelors and masters degrees in piano performance, and will receive her doctorate in piano from Michigan State University in May 2020.

     

  • SELECTED WEDDING REPERTOIRE

    I frequently take special requests and look forward to working with you to personalize your event.

    Not sure where to start? No problem! Check out the list below of frequently requested music, or contact me for suggestions to fit your setting and mood.

    CLASSICAL

    Bach

    Air on the G String

    Arioso

    Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

    Italian Concerto (first movement)

    Prelude in C Major

    Sheep May Safely Graze

                                                   

    Beethoven

    Für Elise

    Ode to Joy

    Pathétique Sonata, Op. 13 (second movement)

     

    Brahms

    Selected intermezzi

     

    Chopin

    Selected preludes and waltzes

     

    Clark

    Prince of Denmark’s March

    Trumpet Voluntary

     

    Debussy

    Clair de Lune

    Deux Arabesques

     

    Delibes

    Flower Duet from Lakmé

     

    Granados

    Berceuse and Epilogo from Escenas Romanticas

     

    Grieg

    Selected lyric pieces

     

    Handel

    Air from Water Music

    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

     

    Mendelssohn

    Wedding March

    Selected Songs Without Words

     

    Pachelbel

    Canon in D

     

    Satie

    Gymnopédie No. 1

     

    Schubert

    Ave Maria

    Du bist die Ruh

    Selected impromptus

     

    Schumann

    Romance in F-sharp major

    Widmung (Dedication)

     

    Vivaldi

    Spring from The Four Seasons (first movement)

     

    Wagner

    Wedding March from Lohengrin

     

     

    POPULAR

    A Thousand Years

    All I Ask of You

    Bless the Broken Road

    Can You Feel the Love Tonight

    Can't Help Falling in Love

    Just the Way you Are

    Imagine

    Love is a Song that Never Ends

    Moon River

    Music of the Night

    Somewhere (West Side Story)

    Somewhere Over the Rainbow

    Summertime

    The Way You Look Tonight

    Time After Time

    We've Only Just Begun

    What a Wonderful World

    What You Mean to Me (Finding Neverland)

    Your Song

    ...and many more!

     

    **Various hymns and contemporary Christian songs are also available by request.**

     

     

     

     

     

  • Contact

    Please contact me to discuss pricing and availability.

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