What stands out most in your mind about the most memorable events you have attended? Sound. The music. Like the score in a movie, having the right music at the right volume at the right times draws people into the experience. Of all the important details that go into a successful event, the music is one of the key elements that can really make the event pop to the level of extraordinary.
Engaging and personable, charming and stylish, Jeremy Weinglass is an exceptional pianist who connects with guests through his music, as well as his upbeat personality. With more than 25 years of professional experience, an extensive repertoire, and the ability to quickly learn new music, Jeremy is a top choice for event professionals throughout Los Angeles and Southern California.
From playing background music to providing the main entertainment to emceeing the event, Jeremy’s talents allow him to provide a unique range of services that few performers offer.
Yet working with Weinglass Music is more than simply hiring a performer. Jeremy and his manager, Kim, take pride in working with their clients to determine the best music for the event. Whether you have specific music in mind or would like suggestions and guidance, they are committed to putting together a program that will result in an successful event. Selections can be compiled from a variety of genres or tailored specifically to the event or personal preference. A wide range of genres is available, including:
Having established relationships with many vocalists, Jeremy can also bring in a singer to suit the event or he can accompany a particular vocalist you may have in mind. Looking for more than solo piano or keyboards? Jeremy works with only the best artists whom he carefully selects to create stellar ensembles, including:
Weinglass Music can also accommodate your equipment needs. They can provide:
Weinglass Music is committed to ensuring that every event is a success. To that end, their professional service includes:
“When Westfield wanted to a hire a pianist for the center, we wanted someone youthful, vibrant, and able to engage the audience — we found all of that in Jeremy Weinglass. Jeremy was kind enough to help select a piano for the center. We hired him to perform regularly every weekend as well as for special events and he was always well dressed and would make conversation with the guests and retailers. Jeremy’s talents are unmatched — he can play anything from Coldplay to Chopin; he often takes audience requests and can play by ear. Our audience was so engaged that guests would move furniture themselves and stay for hours just to listen to him play. It was like nothing I’d ever seen in a shopping mall — Jeremy took it to another level. I can’t very well recommend Jeremy without also mentioning how easy it was to work with his manager, Kim. They were a great team to work with, and I highly recommend them to anyone.”
– Tammy Billings, marketing director at Westfield Topanga Mall (where Jeremy played every weekend for three and a half years.)
When planning a wedding, most people hope to incorporate exceptional touches that will set their special day apart. Your wedding deserves the perfect music throughout, including creating an ambient backdrop while guests are being seated, stirring emotions of the bride’s walk down the aisle, celebrating the joyful connection during cocktail hour, and creating a romantic stage for the happy couple’s first dance. Whether playing solo piano or accompanied by additional musicians, Jeremy Weinglass is a top-quality wedding pianist with sensitivity and feeling that will complement your ceremony, cocktail hour, or reception.
Want a solo pianist for your cocktail hour? An ensemble for your ceremony? A friend to sing a special song accompanied by live piano? Any of these are are possible when you entrust Weinglass Music to serve as the musical director of your wedding. Jeremy can work seamlessly with your DJ or if you are opting to not hire a DJ, Jeremy can also provide emcee services to facilitate the flow of the reception. Jeremy’s services are available for your wedding from start to finish, including:
In addition to Jeremy’s existing extensive repertoire, he is happy to learn new songs for your special day. Many clients choose to incorporate Jeremy’s original music, which is perfect for weddings and adds a unique flair.
Weinglass Music supports marriage equality and welcomes the opportunity to provide entertainment for same-sex, multiracial, or multicultural unions.
Jeremy was great – he helped us figure out what instruments to add to the piano (we settled on cello and viola). He also accommodated our special choices of music. And his original songs are beautiful. Absolutely hire him!
For my wedding ceremony I knew I wanted to have piano alone for the music. My mom, knowing me so well, had saved Jeremy’s card for years after she heard him playing at the Westfield mall during Christmas time. My mother has exceptional taste and is quite picky, so I trusted her and went with Jeremy without researching anyone else. I’m happy I did because from start to finish the process of planning was smooth, which for a bride is hard to come by at times. His wife Kim who runs Jeremy’s business helped me to book him quickly before the spot was filled and corresponded with me via e-mail and telephone to set up music choices and answer any questions I had. During this time she had a brand new baby to care for, but she worked around my schedule, which I did not expect because caring for a newborn is a full time job alone. The day of the wedding was like the vision I had in my head and Jeremy’s talent for playing the piano made all the special moments fall into place. He arrived on time and he set up so smoothly that I didn’t even see him slip in. I was honored to be able to have such a wonderful musician play for all my family and friends on such a special day. I highly recommend him not only because he is so talented but also because he is so down to earth and genuinely kind.
Jeremy, having you play at our wedding was such an honor. Your ability to master ‘our songs’ so quickly was amazing, and your talent and passion during the ceremony and for our first dance added so much to our overall joy. Thank you again from the bottom of our hearts.
Jeremy played at my wedding ceremony and cocktail hour and I couldn’t have been more pleased! All of our guests were commenting on his beautiful music, and I would definitely recommend him! He played traditional songs, as well as more contemporary songs–so he catered to all ages of our guests. He was so easy to work with and it was a pleasure to have him as part of our event!
From corporate holiday parties at iconic venues to social gatherings in private residences, the holiday season is the busiest time of year for Jeremy and Weinglass Music! Jeremy is regularly brought back year after year to play for corporate and social parties alike. Be it classy and sophisticated or casual and jovial, Jeremy will create the perfect ambiance for your event. Traditional Christmas music, Hanukkah, or non-secular music of the season are all options, as well as a large variety of other music in Jeremy’s repertoire. Want to get people singing around the piano? Jeremy is your guy. Lyric sheets to many popular Christmas and/or Hanukkah songs can be provided. Make your holiday event one they will remember!
“I hired Jeremy to play for a holiday party with 50 of our closest friends and it truly was the perfect finishing touch! He was prompt and professional and was perfectly executing all of our holiday favorites. At one point, we had twelve of us singing the twelve days of Christmas with our karaoke machine and Jeremy playing along. I would hire him over and over and highly recommend him to anyone. His manager was also super prompt in booking and in answering emails and questions.”
– Erin Cohen, Studio City, CA
Jeremy has developed a forte for performing at charity galas where the aim is to entertain, tug at heartstrings, and ultimately raise money for great causes. For an event of this type, Jeremy prepares in advance by reviewing the show flow and script to determine the perfect pieces for pieces of music to play for speakers and honorees as they enter and exit the stage as well as transitions and other key moments during the show. During the show, he often never leaves the piano to ensure the flow of the program remains uninterrupted. His years of experience in this arena give him a great ability to adjust on the fly, follow cues, and improvise as needed. In addition to playing solo piano as needed throughout the event, he can also accompany featured vocalists who may be performing for the event.
“Jeremy Weinglass is not only a total professional, he is a creative master and an incredible musician. I have had the pleasure of hiring Jeremy for numerous Honeysweet events ranging from small private events to large high ticket non-profit galas. He has played classical, pop, jazz and big band music for me. He has performed his own compositions – most recently for a very moving “in memorium” moment for Stop Cancer. He is always impeccably dressed, on time and well prepared. I highly recommend this very gifted artist.”
– Erick Weiss, President Honeysweet Productions
Jeremy and Weinglass Music’s personal artistic passion is creating unique, often unexpected experiences combining Jeremy’s original modern classical melodies with other performance art, particularly dance. Want to create a unique elegant experience for your party or event? Enlist the creative services of Weinglass Music to bring together Jeremy’s musical talent with other world-class musicians and performance artists!
Weinglass Music has produced many events at various venues throughout California, including:
Jeremy Weinglass’ “Odyssey” is a captivating and sensuous tale of the longing for love fully expressed through a synergy of live music, dramatic dance, martial art, acrobatics, and aerial dance.
Sojourn into the depth of the human experience as it awakens and unfolds across a 12-part live music and dance production. It portrays the longing and fulfillment of love as it relates to the mood, music and tone during the month-by-month evolution of a calendar year. With original music composed by Jeremy Weinglass, choreography by modern dancer Michelle “Star” LaVon, and direction by Stephen Hues, “Odyssey” opens at the beginning of the year with a village girl longing to meet her one true love. When a sailor’s ship docks after many months at sea (carrying with him the shadows haunting him from sea), the two meet and instantly fall in love. As the story unfolds, traversing in movement and fluidity guided by powerful musical expression, enchanting creatures, mystical experiences, and the possibility of loss coalesce as the couple journeys to find love and understanding of themselves.
Be entranced into a realm where dramatic modern dance, graceful-yet-electrical aerial sequences, delicious nymphs, a frolicsome stilt-walker, and a dark warrior taunt and delight. Brilliantly beautiful lighting highlights the events as they happen, intensifying the experience. The musicians themselves, fading in and out of the set, punctuate the moment, exposing the beauty, fragility, and strength of the spirit. Jeremy’s artistry is illustrated most clearly where composition and vision bloom to life within a beguiling tale expressed through the union of live music and dramatic modern dance.
“Awed and inspired by Jeremy Weinglass’ production last night. I was so moved I had trouble having conversations afterward. Bravo and THANK YOU to all involved.”
– John Halcyon Styn, Hugnation
Jeremy’s aspiration is to combine his two greatest passions on the same stage and inspire his audience with both his words and his music. He is most drawn to share personal life lessons, with a focus on personal growth, finding inspiration, music, and fatherhood.
As a way to expand his potential as a performer, Jeremy joined Toastmasters in 2013 to improve his public speaking skills. He is currently a member of Motivated Toastmasters and the Area Director for B24, District 52. Jeremy is a also founding member of Captivating Accredited Speakers Association, through which he trains others in public speaking while simultaneously boosting their self-confidence.
Jeremy has been a featured speaker multiple times at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Accessories for Success Luncheon, talking about his experience as both a little and a big brother. He was the featured entertainment at The Spirit of Movement Awards in 2012, during which he spoke about and performed “The Divine Within.” He taught a music workshop at the Alchemy Kids Art Camp in 2014 and 2015, and he has been the featured performer at various corporate events performing on the piano while also providing entertaining banter with the event host.
“Jeremy Weinglass has completed our Captivating Speakers Program and is an accredited Captivating speaker and trainer. He is not only a talented musician and performer, he is a great speaker. His message will inspire audiences of all ages. I highly recommend him for your next event!”
– Chanti Niven, Creator of Captivating Speakers
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