Rates

Event Pricing for: Weddings, Dinner Parties, and all Formal and Commercial Events

A typical wedding or dinner party is $400. Price includes artist wearing formal black and white or all-black dress, evening wear, or "gypsy" or other festive clothing, as required for the event from the artist's wardrobe. Additional transportation costs may apply (see below).

$400 for a two hour session. Minimum charge: $400.  Additional  hours billed at $100 per  hour (non-prorated). Events outside the Oakland CA area are subject to additional  transportation charge (charged per session based on distance). Customer responsible for all parking, valet, or other transportation charges.

An accompanist is optional. Add $150 if accompanist required for two hour session. Minimum accompanist charge: $150 per 2-hour session. Additional hours billed at $70 per hour for the accompanist.

May through July, December 12 - January 3: 20% surcharge applies to accompanist and artist charges for any events held on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, or for any work performed after 10pm.

Commercial events where tipping is allowed can be separately negotiated.

Event Pricing for Childrens' parties, wedding proposals, street markets, and other less formal functions

Typical pricing is $110 per hour, with discounts for additional time (see below). Price includes artist wearing casual, cocktail or evening wear,  "gypsy" or other festive or seasonal clothing, as required for the event from the artist's wardrobe. Additional transportation costs may apply (see above).

$110 for a one hour session. Minimum charge: $110.  Additional half hours billed at $45 per half hour. Events outside of Oakland CA are subject to additional  transportation charge (charged per session by distance). Customer responsible for all parking, valet, or other transportation charges.

Add $75 if accompanist required for one hour session. Minimum accompanist charge: $75. Additional half hours billed at $35 per half hour for the accompanist.

May through July, December 12 - January 3: 20% surcharge applies to accompanist and artist charges for any events held on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, or for any work performed after 10pm.

Public events where tipping is allowed can be separately negotiated. Full or Half day events can be separately negotiated.

Initial meeting and Rehearsals

Meetings or rehearsals are billed at $40 per half hour. The first half-hour is $45. Minimum charge: $45.   Sessions are rounded up to the nearest half hour.

If accompanist is required, the same rates apply for that additional person.

Transportation Costs

Meetings outside of the Oakland CA city area are subject a transportation fee of $2 per mile, as computed by Google Maps, using the driving distance from my home to your meeting location (charged per session based on distance). Travel between 7-9:30AM or 4-6:30PM on weekdays is billed at $3 per mile.