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Pianist for Events, Fred Yacono Reviews

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  • Pianist from Minneapolis, MN
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  • Starting at $300 per event

113 Reviews for Pianist for Events, Fred Yacono


Review by Jacqueline F.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on May 5, 2014From New Munich, MN

Fred was amazing to work with throughout the planning--I could not say enough about how responsive Fred was as emails and phone calls were exchanged making sure the details of the event were clear. In addition, the day of the wedding came without worries knowing I hired a music professional who took care of making sure the music for the event was a success and left guest leaving chattering about how beautiful the music was while leaving to the reception. Thank you Fred a million times over for making the music a memorable part of the wedding!

Review by Matthew M.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on April 12, 2014From Rochester, MN

We hired Fred for our mothers birthday party. He spent time to understand the type of party we were having and the type of music that our mom would want, plus any requests that he happily obliged. Fred was fantastic on the day of the party, and I had several people asking for his name and number as they were impressed by him. I would definitely hire Fred again.

Review by carol m.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on March 12, 2014From Chanhassen, MN

Fred was fantastic! His music added such a special touch to my mother's 90th Birthday. Her friends were so impressed with his talent and warm personality. Highly recommend him! Hope he will play at her 100th!

Review by Julie G.

WeddingReviewed on March 3, 2014From Lakeville, MN

We hired Fred to play for the cocktail hour at our wedding. Fred's piano performance completely set the atmosphere for the rest of the reception. Between the beautiful grand piano, Fred's professional appearance and the soft jazzy sound, the whole experience brought a high level of class to the cocktail hour. We would definitely recommend Fred to anyone looking for a high quality, professional and fun pianist.

Review by shawn s.

WeddingReviewed on March 24, 2014From Saint Paul, MN

Fred did an amazing job. Very professional services I would recommend him to anyone. Thank you very much Fred!

Review by Brian K.

FundraiserReviewed on February 17, 2014From Saint Paul, MN

Fred is great! Great to work with, talented, educated, incredibly kind and accommodating. Thanks, Fred!

Review by Theresa S.

WeddingReviewed on January 9, 2014From Stillwater, MN

Pianist Fred Yacono is talented beyond words. His music added elegance and entertainment to my daughter's wedding. From start to finish Fred was easy to work with as well as knowledgeable and guided our music selections to ensure a perfect event! I highly recommend his services to anyone and everyone looking for beautiful piano music for any event!

Review by Alea R.

WeddingReviewed on October 11, 2013From Saint Paul, MN

Fred played piano for both our wedding ceremony and reception at the end of September, and we could not have been happier with the results. The music was absolutely beautiful. He did a great job of understanding what we wanted and delivering exactly that. He even arranged with a violinist and a cellist that he recommended, and we had them play for our ceremony and cocktail hour. The trio was so beautiful! Fred was so easy to work with, and very responsive. Our wedding was just perfect, and Fred was a big part of that. Thank you!

Review by Erica F.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on October 21, 2013From Minneapolis, MN

Fred was fantastic! He played beautifully and we were very happy with the atmosphere that he created during our ceremony, cocktail hour, and dinner. He even played during a slideshow, which we asked him to do last minute because the av wasn't working. He planned with us on the phone and we went over the details and then at our wedding he was very self sufficient. We would highly recommend him to anyone.

Review by Tanya H.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on October 2, 2013From Chanhassen, MN

Fred was wonderful! My husband and I were amazed by how beautifully Fred plays the piano and we can honestly say that our interview/audition with Fred was probably the favorite out of all the wedding vendor meetings we had!

Review by Beverly G.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on October 25, 2013From Prior Lake, MN

Fabulously wonderful !!

Review by Carol S.

Holiday PartyReviewed on December 27, 2013From Minneapolis, MN

Fred's music added a sparkling, celebratory facet to our company's holiday party: perfectly professional entertainment!

Review by Lyssa M.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on September 7, 2013From Pepin, WI

Fred was the pianist at our wedding ceremony and he was absolutely fantastic to work with and his music was equally fantastic! Our outdoor ceremony quickly turned to an indoor ceremony, due to some unexpected rain, but Fred was flexible and was able to keep the guests entertained with his beautiful music during the short delay as we moved indoors. I highly recommend Fred (and a violinist he frequently works with, Nathan) for any event.

Review by Gary & Nancy B.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on June 11, 2013From Minneapolis, MN

Fred was fantastic. The music for the wedding ceremony and dinner were both perfect for the occasion. The sound of the piano music in the background during dinner added the perfect touch to the event. His selection of songs was great and the volume was perfect so you could very easily talk to people at your table.

Review by Doug B.

Graduation PartyReviewed on June 3, 2013From Apple Valley, MN

Fred did a great job! He took the time to get to know about us and our event. Arrived on time. Fred is very talented. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a true professional piano player.

Review by Dan B.

Private PartyReviewed on March 23, 2013From Excelsior, MN

Fred was excellent to work with; he arrived early, got his equipment set up, and was ready to go when we were ready for him to play. The choices on his song list were very good, and fit the tone of the gathering well. Also, Fred is a very talented player; I enjoyed listening to him, as did others that were in attendance. I would recommend Fred for a wide variety of events.

Review by Gayle T.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on March 6, 2013From Minneapolis, MN

Fred was very accomodating, and made all the planning very simple. He took care of everything, I didn't have to worry about a thing. If you want a professional and talented pianist, I highly recommend Fred. Thanks for the wonderful experience!

Review by Marshall H.

Community EventReviewed on December 29, 2012From Saint Paul, MN

Fred Yacono was a perfect choice for our event, which was a 1940s Radio Hour-type show. He not only accompanied everyone beautifully, but he knew all the old radio show theme songs and commercial heart! Fred added immeasurably to our show, and we plan to have him at all our future musical events. A consummate professional and a great guy, by the way!

Review by Jocelyn S.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on December 30, 2012From Winona, MN

Fred did an absolutely amazing job performing at my wedding ceremony. He was completely professional and willing to work with the tight schedule and short notice I gave him. I would highly recommend Fred to anyone who asks. I hear nothing but rave reviews about him from all who attended the ceremony.

Review by Rick I.

Wine Tasting PartyReviewed on November 25, 2012From Plymouth, MN

Fred is just great. Don't even consider anyone else. Our guests really enjoyed his music. I would give him six stars if I could. Rick Ipsen

Review by Amy O.

Holiday PartyReviewed on December 21, 2012From Minneapolis, MN

Fred was just wonderful. Lots of energy and livliness in his music, and just an all around great guy. His song choices were just perfect. We'd hire him again in a heartbeat!

Review by Terry B.

Rehearsal DinnerReviewed on October 15, 2012From Rochester, MN

Fred was all we wanted in a pianist for our rehearsal dinner. Numerous guest complimented us on our selection of Fred and on his accomplishment as a pianist. Fred was very accomodating and performed exactly as we had hoped. Fred only took one very short break during the entire performance. Fred exceeded our expectations on the talent level but the rating system only goes to 5.

Review by Katie K.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on August 31, 2012From Edina, MN

We were so pleased to have Fred perform at our wedding! He is so incredibly talented and such a treat to work with. He is also very flexible and accommodating! We picked out the songs for the ceremony and he was able to take care of the reception music without us having to pick all the songs for the afternoon! We would love to work with him again and recommend him to all of our friends! Thanks Fred!

Review by Kelli P.

Church ServiceReviewed on January 4, 2012From Woodbury, MN

Fred was great to work with from the very beginning! He was very professional, flexible, had a delightful manner about him. He made our event extra special and I will absolutely recommend him in the future!

Review by Mary G.

Christmas PartyReviewed on December 20, 2013From Bloomington, MN

The residents here at Presbyterian Homes in Bloomington enjoyed listening to Fred play. We had a large group of 100 people listning and all enjoyed his play8ng. He had dinner with them so he got to visit with some of them. I would absolutely hire Fred again. Thanks Fred!