I have been playing Piano for many years.  I am available to play your wedding or event.   I can accommodate a venue with or without a piano.  I own a nice set up of keyboards and equipment that is available to make your event special.  I have performed many weddings at wineries, Timberline Lodge, The Ainsworth House, various McMenamin's venues, many churches, and smaller venues.  I have performed solo and with my band, Here Comes Everybody, in art galleries, clubs, colleges, festivals, and toured the West Coast as well as opened for local and national acts, featured on several cable and radio shows both local and national.  Give me a call to discuss music and details for your special event.  I love to perform and strive to make every event run as smooth as possible.  References available. Here is a list of some of the most popular songs I play.      

 

Wedding Music List

 

Classical

“Minuet in G”, Mozart

“Bridal Chorus”, Wagner

“Prelude in C”, Bach

“Pachelbel’s Canon”

“Rondino” by Jean Phillippe Rameau

“Ode To Joy” (jazzy version)

“Fur Elise”, Mozart

Ave Maria

*A variety of pieces by various classical composers (too many to list).

Popular

“Jessica’s Theme”-- (from “Man From Snowy River” film)

“Luckiest”-- Ben Folds

“Rocketman”,--Elton John

“Down In The Park”--Gary Numann (Classically styled version)

"Dosed" --Red Hot Chili Peppers

“If I Could Die For You” -- Red Hot Chili Peppers

"Heaven" -- Fire Theft

"Always & Forever"--Heatwave

"More Than Words"--Extreme

"My Girl"--Temptations

"Just The Way You Are"--Piano Guys version Bruno Mars

 

NOTE:  I am able to learn most any song if given enough lead time, (a month is preferred, but I can learn a song in a week or even days if need be).  I also have access to some of Portland’s finest established male and female singers and musicians.  Extra charges apply.  I do not take requests during a performance, or do show tunes (unless specifically discussed beforehand).  I endeavor to make your event as professional, classy, and as enjoyable as possible.

 

Originals from “Here Comes Everybody”, written by myself over the last 20+ years:  Songs are contemporary and jazz-pop oriented. 

You Had A Boat

Medicine

Starve Our Sight

Postcard

Spring

You Are Not Dreaming

*Too many to list:  songs samples are streaming (with singing) and available at:

www.herecomeseverybody.com, ITunes, Amazon, etc.  I can email you MP3's of piano ONLY if you prefer.

 

PIANO TUNING:  Call Patrick Coffey, Piano Tuner & Technician.  I have used him for years and he is great!  503-293-1693

 

Peace, René

May 2018 UPDATE

 

  • René receives award from www.Artemisarts.org!  Read her blogs on women in the arts.
  • www.kingsmenthunderdrumline.com  click on GoFundMe  www.gofundme.com/kingsmenthunder for Rex Putnam High School Drum Line's Winter Indoor Season Wish List.
  • Book Rene' on piano for your wedding/reception/cocktail event!
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