Piano for Weddings, Cocktails and Events

Music By St Louis Pianist, Dave Becherer

Wedding Music – Cocktails – Private Events

St Louis Pianist, Dave Becherer - Wedding Music, Cocktails and Events

Elegant Piano Music for Your Event!

Introducing a Memorable Musical Experience for Your Special Occasion

Are you searching for the perfect musical accompaniment to elevate your wedding, cocktail hour, or corporate event? Look no further! I am an award-winning, professional pianist available as a soloist or with ensemble for Weddings, Cocktail Hours, and Private and Corporate Events. Serving St. Louis and surrounding areas.

Areas of focus:

I am currently the top-rated and most awarded ceremony musician in St. Louis (per The Knot) and specialize in providing highly expressive music for wedding ceremonies as a solo pianist and with the popular piano/cello Duo, HämmerString.

For your cocktail hour, reception, or private event, I bring jazz and pop sets that capture a wide range of moods with a consistently lush sound.

Whether you need stately professional music for your wedding ceremony, light background piano music for cocktail hour conversation, or a hip modern jazz trio for a fashionable party, I would love to provide elegant piano music to create an atmosphere of sophistication for your occasion!


As the top-rated and most awarded ceremony musician in St. Louis, I specialize in delivering highly expressive music that sets the perfect tone for your wedding ceremony. Whether you prefer the enchanting melodies of a solo pianist or the harmonious blend of the renowned piano/cello duo, HämmerString, I will create a captivating ambiance that resonates with the emotions of your special day.

Cocktail Hours

Looking to infuse your cocktail hour, reception, or private event with an atmosphere of sophistication and charm? I bring an extensive repertoire of jazz and pop sets designed to capture a wide range of moods, all delivered with a consistently lush sound. Let the smooth, melodic notes of the piano create an enchanting backdrop for your guests to enjoy delightful conversations and savor the moment.

Private and Corporate Events

Whether you desire stately and professional music for your wedding ceremony, elegant background piano melodies for cocktail hour conversation, or a hip and modern jazz trio for a fashionable party, I am here to exceed your expectations. With my impeccable skills and dedication to excellence, I will curate the perfect playlist that reflects your vision and enhances the ambiance of your event. Let the captivating melodies and masterful performance of my piano music elevate your occasion to new heights of sophistication.

Experience Musical Excellence for Your Special Event

Don’t settle for anything less than extraordinary. Choose the pianist who has delighted countless clients with exceptional live music experiences. With my passion, talent, and commitment to perfection, I am ready to provide you with a truly memorable musical journey. Contact me today to discuss your event requirements, and together we will create an atmosphere of elegance and joy that will be cherished by you and your guests.

Piano music for events

“from the beautiful sounds to the impeccable timing and tone setting. We enjoyed every minute of our magical moment thanks to Dave’s masterful melodies! ”  Courtney Kuhl

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Get the Perfect Fit for Your Occasion!

You can choose solo piano or several small ensemble options for your event.  

While I can call upon a wide number of musicians to provide any kind of configuration for your event, the small ensembles I feature here are special.  Each has a mature, well developed, signature sound produced  by musicians who are artistically invested and regularly performing together.

Perfect fits:
  • Wedding pianist or small ensemble for ceremony music in St. Louis and surrounding areas.

  • A jazz pianist for a cocktail hour in St. Louis

  • A Lively jazz piano trio for a reception

  • Elegant Piano Music for a private party or corporate event

Watch and Hear the Most Popular Options For Ceremonies

Most Popular Options For  Cocktails/Events

Trained, Experienced Professional Pianist

Unleash Musical Versatility Tailored to You

With over 30 years of piano expertise, I offer an impressive range of genres to fulfill your musical desires. From classical compositions by Mozart and Chopin to jazz legends like Duke Ellington and Miles Davis, my extensive training, including a Jazz Studies degree from Webster University under CarolBeth True, ensures an authentic experience. Enjoy timeless pop hits from Adele and Ed Sheeran, and get lost in the enchanting show-tunes of “Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Misérables.” Let’s create a personalized, unforgettable musical journey together. Contact me now to bring the magic of recognizable artists to your event.

“A first class professional pianist and his musicality “is  of the highest class of artistry. I have hired him for a private Cocktail Party and heard him play a most varied repertoire and it seems clear to me that no piano music would give him any problems”
John Gergle JMG Designs

Experience the Confidence of Dealing with a Seasoned Professional

With over 25 years of public performance as a professional pianist, you can trust in my extensive experience. Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of playing in various settings, captivating audiences of all sizes. Collaborating with top musicians in the area has enriched my musical journey and refined my craft. From intimate weddings to grand corporate and private events, I have delighted countless clients with my exceptional talent.

Choose Confidence, Choose Excellence

When you choose me as your pianist, you are choosing a seasoned professional who has honed their skills through years of performance and collaboration with top-tier musicians. I have performed at hundreds of weddings, corporate events, and private gatherings, consistently exceeding the expectations of clients.

Experience the Difference

Experience the difference that a highly experienced professional can bring to your event. With my musical expertise and dedication to excellence, I will create a sophisticated and enchanting ambiance that will leave a lasting impression on you and your guests. Contact me today to discuss your event requirements and discover the confidence that comes from working with a true musical professional.

“I truly am happy with Dave’s professionalism and will continue to hire him for upcoming ceremonies, weddings and holiday parties to come at our venue!”
Ann Jones – Moulin Events
Trained, Experienced Professional Pianist


Jenifer Tusing Review

Dave was fantastic and extremely accommodating! We could not be happier with our choice of Dave Becherer!

Jennifer Tusing

Shelly Howard Bride
Katie Dinga Bride
Monse Hernendez, Bride
Andrew and Gaia Geman

We wanted very specific songs and he made sure that was exactly what we got. We were very pleased with everything. I have absolutely no regrets !  Thanks again for everything, David!

Shelly Howard, Bride

His skills as a pianist are amazing and I was happy with everything he played. He brought to life all of the music we requested and we couldn’t have been happier. If you’re looking for beautiful music for your ceremony or event, look no further. He is definitely the real deal!

Katie Dinga, Bride

Dave is the best of the best!!!! We could not be any happier than this!!! We received so many compliments!!!! He made our ceremony a fairytale and he also was in our reception. He deserves infinity amount of stars!

Monse Hernandez, Bride

“I truly am happy with Dave’s professionalism and will continue to hire him for upcoming ceremonies, weddings and holiday parties to come at our venue!”

Ann Jones, Moulin Events

“Dave’s beautiful wedding music helped to make our day one to remember. His music is amazing and was such a wonderful addition to our ceremony.  We would recommend him for weddings or any events where a nice soft ambiance is needed.” 

Andrew and Gaia Geman


Let's Talk About Your Music!

David Becherer

552 Cherry Ridge Ct, Ballwin Mo 63021

dave@stlouispianist.com | 314-349-6093

Some of The Most Popular Options

I'm pleased to offer the most diverse range of options for solo piano and small piano-based ensembles!