Professional Piano Accompaniment

Nutcracker2009_200x257hMy accompaniment experience is extensive.  I have accompanied hundreds of students for ABRSM exams and performances.  I have accompanied a large number of professional singers and instrumentalists for performance and rehearsal.  I have accompanied ballet dance classes with the San Jose Dance Theatre.  I was the concert and rehearsal pianist for the Menlo Park Chorus for eight years (recordings below).  I have been the concert and rehearsal pianist for the Foothill Orchestra and the Silicon Valley Symphony.  I have accompanied countless church and community choirs.  I was the accompanist for the PCLG Junior Chancel Choir and regular sub for the Chancel Choir.  I have played the celeste part during Nutcracker Ballet performances with the Silicon Valley Symphony in colaboration with the San Jose Dance Theatre in the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts for the 2009, 2010, and 2011 performances.

I studied piano, cello, accompaniment and music theory at the Royal College of Music and I am an Associate of the Royal College of Music (ARCM) in London England. I have had master classes with Nadia Boulanger and extensive experience in England and in the Bay Area.  I have been piano soloist with the Foothill Orchestra, playing “Piano Concerto No. 22” by W.A. Mozart .  I have been the Principal Cellist of the Foothill Orchestra and play cello and piano with the Silicon Valley Symphony.

Expert Piano Accompaniment Rates


  • Voice ($80 per hour) 
  • Instrumental ($80 per hour)
  • Choir Rehearsal ($175 per 1 1/2 hour rehearsal)
  • Church Service - traditional ($200)
  • Performance (by arrangement)
    • ALL ages - ALL levels - Specializing in Children
    • Day or early evening instruction by appointment
    • Music Theory may be taken as a stand-alone class or as an integral part of piano or cello lessons
    • Singing and Ear Training may be included in 45-60 minute lessons

Hire a Piano Accompanist Now

If you need a piano accompanist now, or wish further information, please contact Susan Williams at, or use the online request form.


Piano Accompanist
for Menlo Park Chorus


Piano Soloist with Foothill Orchestra


Pianist with the Silicon Valley Symphony


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