Solo Piano Music for Special Events
Pam Yarjan is the perfect pianist to lend sparkle, ambience, and that touch of class to your wedding reception, convention, corporate event, or party. She brings her virtuosic classical “chops” to the finest selection of light jazz, classics, pop, and Broadway tunes, creating just the right mood at your special event with her masterful touch and relaxed, expressive style. She will also play mellow arrangements of contemporary Christian songs and hymns at your request. She’ll even bring her own full-sized Yamaha keyboard if a piano is not available.
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Nothing compares to the fun, festive atmosphere and spirit of camaraderie that accompanies a group songfest, especially one that features hits from the last century of American popular music. These vintage tunes are timeless in their appeal and a hit with every generation. Pam is dedicated to preserving these national musical heirlooms and is always in search of a crowd who will sing them along with her!
At every sing-along, lyrics are projected on a screen in large bold type, making it a cinch for everyone to join in. For each event, Pam brings her own keyboard, laptop, projector, and sound system, and her rates are ridiculously reasonable! Click here for rates.
Here are some of the sing-along programs Pam offers for all occasions and all ages:
Singing Through the Decades
The Best Sing-Along in Town!
This exciting, interactive program is a multi-part series custom-designed to entertain residents at active and assisted-living and retirement communities. Each hour-long segment features a different era of beloved American popular music. Beginning with the 1890’s, audience members sing their way through the best-loved hits of barbershop, ragtime, vaudeville, Tin Pan Alley and jazz, among other styles. They’ll chime in enthusiastically to the upbeat, cheery tunes of the Depression era and the nostalgic big band hits of WWII. The Broadway favorites and “crooner” tunes of the 1950’s will leave them joyfully humming for days. An eye-catching graphics-studded Powerpoint presentation projects bold lyrics and vintage photos on a large screen making it easy for participants to sing along and fully enjoy the experience. No more fumbling through stapled lyric sheets with annoyingly small print! Each event is also packed with interesting and entertaining historical facts and trivia which are designed to promote wide audience participation. This fabulous program always draws an abundant crowd and is one of the most requested and popular entertainment events at many local retirement communities in the North metro area.
SweetLife’s LRC (Loud Rowdy Crowd) Sing-Along
Not Your Mama’s Sing-Along!
If you think sing-alongs are just for the senior set, think again! Pam’s Loud Rowdy Crowd Sing-Along is a refreshingly unique retro alternative to the usual DJ, and is a huge hit at any event where people gather to let their hair down, chill out, bond, and have a good time. It gets even the most reticent folks singing with gusto in spite of themselves! The most crowd-pleasing, singable songs of the last 100 years are combined with rousing patriotic tunes to create a roof-raising blast of a sing-along that will bring wild joviality to your next family reunion, company picnic, or the like. Upon request, Pam will even bring chord charts for musicians in the crowd who want to play along on their guitars, ukeleles, banjos, zithers, harmonicas, washtub basses, and any other noisemaker that can play a chord. You won’t remember when you’ve had such a rip-roaring good time!
SweetLife’s Star-Spangled Patriotic Sing-Alongs
The Perfect Way to Celebrate Veterans Day, Presidents Day, or Independence Day
An avid patriot and the daughter of an Army colonel and WWII veteran, Pam led star-spangled Veterans Day programs for years at her school in Fairburn, GA. The whole community turned out for these standing-room only programs, including the mayor and town council! She now brings that same passionate patriotic fervor to SweetLife’s Veterans Day, President’s Day, and Independence Day sing-alongs, taking participants through a flag-waving, stirring, heartwarming repertoire of America’s best-loved patriotic songs. The programs are interspersed with fascinating historical facts, trivia, and photos that are guaranteed to keep keep the audience riveted. Most importantly, at each of these patriotic programs, veterans in the audience are recognized and honored for their service, and are asked to stand at the appropriate time when a rousing rendition of the Armed Forces Medley is sung as a tribute by the crowd. It just doesn’t get any better than this!
SweetLife’s Christmas Sing-Along
Guaranteed to Spread Yuletide Cheer!
Pam’s Christmas sing-along delivers a full hour of non-stop holiday fun and good cheer. The program begins with a festive array of all the best-loved secular Christmas songs of our time, including some delightful audience interaction on “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” The program finishes up with a medley of beloved traditional Christmas carols that are sure to impart a healthy dose of comfort and joy to all participants.
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