Freelance Services

Annette Nelson has specialized training in accompanying singers and church services, and is also available as a singer for special occasions. She is available for:

  • Weddings
  • Substitute musician (Church services and religious services)
  • Accompanying (Piano: opera, German Lieder, art song, Broadway)
  • Limited experience in accompanying for sacred organ

Church and Religious Music Services

Annette is available to play as a substitute pianist or organist for church services. She is experienced in playing various styles of hymns (repertoire list is available upon request). She specializes in playing piano for church services but is also capable of playing the organ.

Times available on Sunday mornings: (Within 10 miles of Altoona, Pennsylvania)

  • 7 AM – 9 AM
  • Sunday mid-afternoon and evening services
  • Friday evening services
  • Saturday services (If not booked for a wedding)

Music Denomination Familiarity

  • Episcopalian
  • Methodist
  • Lutheran
  • Limited experience in Catholic services
  • Pentecostal
  • Baptist

Mrs. Nelson does not have extensive experience in accompanying services at reformed Jewish synagogues but she is willing to provide freelance services if requested with appropriate time notice/instruction and has knowledge of Jewish studies and modern Hebrew.

Prices

  • $60 standard one hour church service on piano only. Includes 4 previously selected hymns in standard four part form (chosen by the parish, not Mrs. Nelson), improvised special music, prelude and postlude. Additional requests for music (such as special requests for special music) must be consulted and will result in a higher fee.
  • $75 standard one hour church service on organ only.┬áThis rate covers the same material as listed above for piano church services.
  • Other service types are also available but vary in price. Contact Mrs. Nelson directly if interested in negotiating price for a varied service style.

Services

Wending Services

  • Wedding music┬áservices available. This portion of this webpage is under construction and will be updated shortly. Contact Mrs. Nelson if you are interested in hiring her for accompanying services.
  • Unavailable wedding dates: Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Collaborative Piano Services

  • Accompanying services available. This portion of this webpage is under construction and will be updated shortly. Contact Mrs. Nelson if you are interested in hiring her for accompanying services.

Singer Services

  • Singing┬áservices available. This portion of this webpage is under construction and will be updated shortly. Contact Mrs. Nelson if you are interested in hiring her for singing services.