Accompanists for Hire
Can perform classical & basic jazz styles. Adept at sight-reading and playing from lead sheets (improvisation).
All styles including classical, jazz, rock, pop and musical theater. Specialty in choral accompanying.
UCSC staff accompanist, musical theater pianist/music director, church music director. All styles of music.
Excellent sight-reader, fluent in classical, pop, jazz and musical theater.
Instrumental, vocal, & choral. Classical, pop, and show tunes. Vocal coaching: Italian, French, German and Latin.
Reads figured bass and can improvise RH accompaniments from a bass line. Can tune a harpsichord.
Other Musicians for Hire
Perform at parties, church events, fund raisers, etc. Classical & jazz idioms.
Mary Jane Cope
Available as presenter, collaborator, chamber musician, duo/duet pianist, soloist (specialty 20th/21st century music).
Piano, Composition and Arranging
Piano solo, chamber music, composition and arranging in multiple styles.
Available for solo cello performance for private occasions.
Entertainment with classical, pops, film & show tunes, jazz music for parties or special occasions.
Piano, string bass, electric bass, voice
Cocktail/background pianist for special events. And The Raytones: children’s rock band; jazz or classic rock for adults.
Solo, duo-piano and chamber. Classical, pop, ragtime, showtunes, cocktail.
All musical genres. Music for special occasions/weddings. String duo, trio, quartet. Violinist in Santa Cruz Symphony.
Oboe, early winds, Piano
Oboe, d’amore, Eng horn: 440
Baroque oboe, d’amore, da caccia: 415
Renaissance, transitional, baroque recorders: 440 & 415
Classical oboe: 430
Sambacruz.com: Flute, vocal, guitar, larger groups. Brazilian music/jazz & classical ensembles with flute for all events.
Available for weddings and other events as a soloist or member of a group. All genres.