Seth Weinstein - Pianist / Keyboardist - New York City, New York

Seth Weinstein - Pianist / Keyboardist | New York City, New York

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Country: United States
Based In: New York City, New York
Performs: Worldwide
From: Depends on performance length, ensemble, and location.
Pianist/keyboardist specializing in cocktail entertainment for parties, corporate events, and cruises worldwide. Proficient in classical music, musical theatre, light jazz, and popular music from 1910 to the present. Can be booked solo or with singers/instrumentalists.
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Performances custom-tailored for the venue and occasion. Solo piano with proficiency in classical music, musical theatre, light jazz, and popular music from 1910 to the present. Close relationship with singers and instrumentalists; can be booked solo or as an ensemble. Can play in the background, such as for parties, lobby bars, and cocktail entertainment, or as a featured performer in concert halls, museums, theatres, hotels, and other entertainment centres.

Set-List

Standards from the "golden age": Gershwin, Porter, Kern, etc.
Classical music: Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Scarlatti, Chopin, etc.
Light jazz, pop, and rock: songs sung by Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Billy Joel, etc.
Musical theatre: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Maltby & Shire, Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Boublil & Schonberg, etc.
Contemporary music: Sara Bareilles, Alicia Keys, Adele, etc.

Biography

I'm a pianist, conductor, and composer originally from near Boston, USA. I studied classical piano with Sandra Porter-Engelhart and Lily Dumont and composition with Randall Woolf, and in high school I performed movements from the Khachaturian and Grieg piano concerti with the World Youth Symphony Orchestra in Interlochen, Michigan. In college I began working in the theatre, musically directing shows and writing my first full-length musical. I moved to New York City after college and wrote the musical "How to Save the World and Find True Love in 90 Minutes" with Jonathan Karp; it had an Off-Bro ...

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Experience

SOLO CONCERT EXPERIENCE
• Performances of original compositions “The Chagall Suite” and “Conversations” and selections by Mozart and Beethoven in Germany, France, and the USA
• Performance of original piano improvisations of pieces by American composers (Gershwin, Porter, and Sondheim) and Gershwin’s "Rhapsody in Blue"
• Eclectic concert of transcriptions of a wide variety of jazz, ragtime, and world music (under development)
THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE
• Musical director and conductor of more than 20 productions including "Guys and Dolls," "Smokey Joe's Cafe," "Carnival," " ...

Previous Clients

References provided upon request and withheld here for purposes of privacy.

Suitable for

Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Product Launches Trade Shows Christmas Party Events Bar Mitzvah Bat Mitzvah Gala Dinners Jewish Weddings After Dinner Entertainment.

Additional Information

US passport with current visas for Russia and China. Capable in Spanish and Russian; some ability in Japanese, German, and Hebrew.

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