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Nate Hance- Customized Music for Your Event

Pianist from Saint Paul, MN Will travel up to 100 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 21 Reviews
  • 35 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2014
  • 4 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $150 per event

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**Nate is experienced at live-streaming music for virtual events, so feel free to contact if you need high-quality music streaming for your event! No matter the vibe you want for your event, Nate is here to cater to your needs with his piano music! Do you want elegant background music for a classy event? Nate will set the mood with classical and jazz selections. Do you want to wow your guests? Nate will play piano backwards, play as fast as he can, and even play in a giant inflatable t-rex costume if you'd like? Do you want a piano bar? Nate will help lead those great sing-a-longs and keep the party going Do you want energetic music during cocktail hour? Nate will play upbeat jazz and pop, and can even sing some tunes. Do you want a band? Nate works with the best musicians and singers in town and can put together any kind of group that will wow your guests! Nate has been playing piano as long as he can remember. Bringing joy with music is his greatest passion and so he loves making music his full-time career! Nate is both classically and jazz trained, and as a result can adapt to every situation. He is experienced in reading crowds, and adapts on the spot to make sure he is setting the right mood for the event and making everyone happy! He takes requests on the spot and even leads sing-a-longs. He is most famous for his party trick, playing piano upside down and backwards. This always gets phones and cameras out and will get people talking! He also loves singing Rat Pack, jazz and light pop to make the music even more engaging and energetic. Nate graduated with a music composition degree from Concordia College (Moorhead, MN). He was both classically and jazz trained here and among his accolades was winning the concerto competition. This allowed him to play Britten's Piano Concerto with the Concordia Orchestra. He also had numerous original compositions debuted by many different ensembles. After college, Nate played piano on high end cruise ships for three years, traveling to over 65 countries in the process and playing with world-class musicians and entertainers, such as Melissa Manchester and Wayne Newton. Nate has recorded 6 piano albums of his beautiful and relaxing original compositions and arrangements. He has recorded over 100 YouTube videos that are fun and unique, from eating hot peppers while playing piano, to his greatest hit medleys, to fun covers of popular tunes. He prides himself on his versatility, professionalism and grace under pressure. He has played for countless weddings and high end corporate events, and works great with event planners. He is available to take any request, even on the spot, and his experiences ranges from classical and jazz, to top 40 and country. Nate prides himself and always showing up early and catering to requests to make every event flourish.

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Avg 5.0 | 21 Reviews

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Review by shannon g.

Club EventReviewed on February 5, 2022From Orono, MN

Nate is an excellent pianist and extremely professional. Thank you for adding the ambiance to our engagement party. Bash is a wonderful site to hire musicians! Thank you for everything. - Shannon Gale

Review by Jeanne B.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on May 5, 2018From Woodbury, MN

There aren’t enough superlatives to describe his skill :) He did background music which helped to set s great tone for my husbands 60th birthday party - we had many theater and choir people there and he played and they sang for hours! :) Everyone loved him and we were blown away by his ability to vamp and play any request. Highly recommended! (But don’t book him on any nights when we want him to return!) :)

Review by Michael B.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on September 24, 2016From Hopkins, MN

Nate was fantastic! He had very few requests of him and just let him do his thing; he's the professional! We had a beautiful grand piano in our venue and wanted to utilize it. Our guests recognized his music, could see them bobbing a long to the beat and he played a variety to appease different generations. He came early and played longer than he had to. We never asked him to but did it for a seamless transition from cocktail hour to dinner. I'm finding reasons to have more parties just so I can have Nate come play for us again. Nate, thank you! You made our evening and more memorable and our guests loved it!

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Song List

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  • Let it Be | Beatles
  • Yesterday | Beatles
  • Hey Jude | Beatles
  • In My Life | Beatles
  • Blackbird | Beatles
  • Lady Madonna | Beatles
  • Overjoyed | Stevie Wonder
  • I Wish | Stevie Wonder
  • Sir Duke | Stevie Wonder
  • Ribbon in the Sky | Stevie Wonder
  • Sunshine of My Life | Stevie Wonder
  • Your Song | Elton John
  • Tiny Dancer | Elton John
  • Candle in the Wind | Elton John
  • Rocket Man | Elton John
  • Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me | Elton John
  • She's Got a Way | Billy Joel
  • Just the Way You Are | Billy Joel
  • She's Always a Woman | Billy Joel
  • Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard | Paul Simon
  • Graceland | Paul Simon
  • Lights | Journey
  • Purple Rain | Prince
  • When Doves Cry | Prince
  • Livin’ on a Prayer | Bon Jovi
  • Jessie’s Girl | Rick Springfield
  • Your Love | Outfield
  • Billie Jean | Michael Jackson
  • Smooth Criminal | Michael Jackson
  • Roundabout | Yes
  • Ain't No Mountain | Marvin Gaye
  • Let's Get it On | Marvin Gaye
  • I Heard it Through the Grapevine | Marvin Gaye
  • I Will Always Love You | Whitney Houston
  • You Are So Beautiful | Joe Cocker
  • Dock of the Bay | Otis Redding
  • Sailing | Rod Stewart
  • Africa | Toto
  • Time After Time | Cyndi Lauper
  • Desperado | Eagles
  • Hotel California | Eagles
  • Witchy Woman | Eagles
  • What a Wonderful World | Louis Armstrong
  • Ain't No Sunshine | Bill Withers
  • Lean on Me | Bill Withers
  • Unchained Melody | Righteous Brothers
  • Change the World | Eric Clapton
  • Layla | Eric Clapton
  • Georgia | Ray Charles
  • Rocky Mt High | John Denver
  • Annie's Song | John Denver
  • Always on My Mind | Willie Nelson
  • At Last | Etta James
  • Can't Help Falling in Love | Elvis
  • Can't Take My Eyes Off of You | Franki Valli
  • Crazy | Patsy Cline
  • Hallelujah | Leonard Cohen
  • Fields of Gold | Sting
  • Smooth Operator | Sade
  • Stand By Me | Ben E King
  • My Girl | Temptaions
  • Tennessee Waltz | Patti Page
  • Unforgettable | Nat King Cole
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit | Nirvana
  • Thinking Out Loud | Ed Sheeran
  • All of Me | John Legend
  • Make You Feel My Love | Adele
  • Hello | Adele
  • When I Was Your Man | Bruno Mars
  • Stars | Grace Potter
  • Stay With Me | Sam Smith
  • I Know I'm Not the Only One | Sam Smith
  • Sorry | Justin Bieber
  • Happy | Pharrell Williams
  • Let it Go | James Bay
  • JAZZ! | Any jazz standard
  • Phantom of the Opera | Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Gymnopedie #1 | Satie
  • Wedding Day at Troldhaugen | Grieg
  • Air on the G String | Bach
  • Clair de Lune | Debussy
  • Reverie | Debussy
  • Arabesque | Debussy
  • La Fille Aux Chevaux de Lin | Debussy
  • 18th Variation on a Theme by Paganini | Rachmaninoff
  • Fur Elise | Beethoven
  • Pathetique Sonata | Beethoven
  • Liebestraum | Liszt
  • Ave Maria | Schubert
  • Humoresque | Dvorak
  • And much | much more music. You name it

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Past Events

February 5, 2022 • Club Event
Sat6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Orono, MN
December 2, 2021 • Private Party
Thu5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Minneapolis, MN
September 27, 2021 • Corporate Function
Mon10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Salt Lake City, UT
January 6, 2021 • Nursing Home Event
Wed3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Palo Alto, CA
December 15, 2020 • Nursing Home Event
Tue3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Palo Alto, CA
January 31, 2020 • Celebration
Fri5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Saint Paul, MN
December 21, 2019 • Wedding
Sat6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Blaine, MN
January 6, 2019 • Wedding Ceremony
Sun4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Minneapolis, MN
December 15, 2018 • Private Party
Sat4:30 PM - 8:30 PM Maplewood, MN
December 6, 2018 • Christmas Party
Thu6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Minneapolis, MN
October 5, 2018 • Wedding
Fri5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Minnetonka Beach, MN
August 25, 2018 • Wedding Cocktail Hour
Sat5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Minneapolis, MN

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