About the artist
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Musical Director and Pianist Dwight Rivera is based out of Los Angeles. Born and raised in New York City, Dwight started playing piano at the age of 5, studying everything from classical to jazz, salsa, and R&B. Dwight further honed his skills studying at New York’s prestigious LaGuardia High School of Music & Art, and Performing Arts, also known as The Fame School.
Dwight attended Berklee College of Music in 2013, earning a degree in Film Scoring, and Contemporary Writing/Production. Since graduating, he has maintained a busy schedule as an in-demand arranger and session musician. Experienced in the entertainment industry, he has toured Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East as a pianist and Musical Director with many artists. Most recently, Dwight Music Directed the Earth Day 2019 Concert at the historic Greek Theater in Los Angeles.
When he is not directing shows and concerts, Dwight enjoys playing at weddings, corporate functions, and other private events. He can play a variety of music genres and accommodate special song requests.
Dwight's past performances
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FAQ, Booking and General Policy
The average rate for a professional wedding pianist in Southern California ranges between $350 to $450 (flat fee for the 1st hour) with a rate of $50 to $100 for each additional hour. The professional fee includes the time to set up (usually an hour before the appointment), learn the music, and cater to other special requests.
Some venues have an in-house grand piano. If your venue does not have one, we will provide a portable keyboard. If you prefer a grand piano, you may contact outside/third-party rental companies. We do not offer piano rental at the moment.
We can accommodate requests to accompany singers. Kindly indicate this when booking a pianist and let us know ahead of time. If the singer would like to rehearse with the pianist, we can also schedule a rehearsal on the day of the event, preferably an hour before the appointment.
Our pianists generally wear a black suit with a black tie (men) or a long black dress (women). If you have specifications such as a theme, please let us know and our pianists will dress accordingly.