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Contemporary Christian Music ~ CCM
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Effective Music Fund Raisers ~ Benefits for Your Charity
Serving All of Minnesota, Wisconsin, UP Michigan, North & South Dakota
Our LiaBraaten Live ~ Church & Non-Profit Page Offers:
  • 27 years Full-Time Experience
  • Contemporary Christian Music & Motivational Speaker
  • Weddings Ceremonies & Receptions our Specialty
  • Commissioned Composer for National Christian Convention
  • Live Dinner & DJ Dance Music ~ "When Content Is Crucial"
  • LiaBraaten's Proteges, Kids & Youth Programs
  • Classy Big-Band "Swing" & 50s-60s Dance Music
Christian Family Entertainment Minnesota Wisconsin

Church & Non-profit Events, Programs & Fundraisers
As Chaplain, Section Leader, Student Rehearsal Conductor, Piano & Vocal
Soloist of the Internationally Renowned St. Olaf Choir, Craig LiaBraaten
has 27 years of experience performing in churches, and at fundraisers
and benefits for non-profit events all across the United States.
Craig is a noted contemporary Christian (CCM) singer-songwriter.
Some of the opportunites LiaBraaten can provide include:

Craig LiaBraaten ~ noted concert pianist, singer-songwriter, teacher-conductor, commissioned composer for stage and television, award-winning recording artist & motivational speaker ~ has been featured in over forty states ~ from the Seattle Opera House to Florida's Disney World and from the Minnesota Convention Center to the Louisiana State Capitol.

LiaBraaten has performed LIVE for more than three million fans, and has appeared on National Television and National Public Radio for an estimated 70 million total national audience.  A truly seasoned performer.

Wedding Ceremony Reception Music Minnesota Wisconsin

LiaBraaten has collaborated on stage with Victor Borge, The St. Olaf Choir, and The Minnesota Orchestra,  has  performed  with  some of the world's finest conductors ~ Sir Neville Marriner and Leonard Bernstein ~ and for royalty from Norway, Denmark and Sweden. LiaBraaten is a world-class musician whose roots ~ and now his livelihood ~ are based on the Iron Range in Northern Minnesota.

a born performer,  talent agent, and motivational speaker
~ and a "premier vocalist" with a "four octave range" ~  can be booked for your:

Live Wedding Ceremony & Reception Music

Unique Recording Studio Projects
Touring & Artist Management
Sound & Lighting Custom Installation for Arenas, Churches, Schools, Venues

Special Event Live Music Entertainment

School Events, Programs & Fundraisers
Classical Music Events, Programs & Fundraisers
Corporate Events, Programs, Holiday & Annual Parties
Private Parties
Musical Instrument Workshops


WELCA Triennial National Convention Minneapolis Minnesota
Craig LiaBraaten was commissioned by WELCA
a national Lutheran Women's group
to compose two songs for their 1994 Triennial National Convention
held at the Minneapolis Convention Center
Craig had the privilege of leading worship for 10,000 women at the Convention

St Olaf Choir 1983 with Craig LiaBraaten, Section Leader, Rehearsal Conductor, Piano Solist, Vocal Soloist, Craig LiaBraaten
Above is the internationally renowned St. Olaf Choir, Directed by Kenneth Jennings.
Craig LiaBraaten (Third Row, Fifth From The Left)
LiaBraaten was Choir Chaplain, Section Leader, Student Rehearsal Conductor,
Piano Soloist and Vocal Soloist from 1980 to 1983

Here are some of the above LiaBraaten Live events described in more detail:
  • LiaBraaten ~ your Corporate Entertainment ~ Drawing on talent  from across the Tri-State area, LiaBraaten can provide
    • Live "Swing" Band, Live Country Music, Live 50s & 60s Rock 'n' Roll Music
    • Live Musical Revues, Vocal Groups, Vocal Duets, Vocal Trios, Vocal Quartets
    • Professional DJs, Full Orchestra, Male Chorus, Female Chorus, Mixed Choir
    • Jazz Trio, Live Piano, Live Harpsichord, Live Digital Music
    • Broadway Revues, Cabarets & Vaudeville Shows
    • LiaBraaten designs and directs shows for Corporate clients' specific needs
    • Meeting our clients and repeat customer's changing needs with custom service for 25 years
    • Whether it's celebrating milestones, anniversaries, reunions, birthdays, holidays, annual parties, nostalgic trips down memory lane ~ or a corporate theme based on a specific era, year, musical style or type of business ~ LiaBraaten is adept at creating  a unique celebration and special music from your concept, idea, motto or theme ~
    • Doesn't Your Event Deserve The Very Best? ~ LiaBraaten
Price range: Negotiable: Contact Craig directly at 1-800-248-7225
Contact Corporate Entertainment
non-profit music entertainment, church musician for hire
  • LiaBraaten ~ your "One-Man Band"
    • Playing the very best in REAL dance music, Ballroom Music, Standards
    • Swing Music, Big Band Music, 50's & 60s Rock 'n' Roll Music, "Rednecks" Country Music
    • "Classic Spice" playing the best dance music from the 70's, 80's and 90's
    • Polka & Waltz Music, Ethnic Music, Traditional & Ballroom Dance Music
    • See LiaBraaten's discography at Available Recordings for his latest 2004 release of new LiaBraaten arrangements of great big-band and "swing" tunes like Sentimental Journey, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Satin Doll, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Mack The Knife, and Basin Street Blues as well as old favorites like Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain, Stormy Weather, It Had To Be You, plus ballads and patriotic numbers. Entitled "Swinging Into Shape", all the proceeds from this CD go to the American Cancer Society.
    • See Also Catalog for other CDs by Craig LiaBraaten
Call Now to Book LiaBraaten Live for YOUR next Private or Corporate Party. Base rate: $450.00  Contact One Man Band
Patriotic Live Music Minnesota Wisconsin
LiaBraaten Live ~ One Man Band
Specialty:  "Tribute to Servicemen & Women"
Patriotic Celebrations & Tributes to the Armed Forces ~
Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard & Marines

  • LiaBraaten ~ your "Piano Man" 
    • Elegant Cocktail or Dinner Music at the Piano
    • From Simple Elegance to Lavish Extravagance ~ Customized to your guests
    • Jazz Trio, Swing, Blues, Ragtime, Stride, Dixieland, Standards, television & movie themes
    • Country, Lite Rock 'n' Roll, Classical & Semi-Classical, Sacred & Contemporary
    • Portable digital piano, including "sampled" digital string orchestra sounds, harp, harpsichord, etc.
    • LiaBraaten has thousands themes and tunes in his memorized repertoire
    • LiaBraaten  also provides upon request his extensive library of over 500,000 songs in two attractive, medium-sized portable music crates. This library ensures virtually every possible request is instantly available on site
    • LiaBraaten's ability to sight read and play by ear means he can create his amazing arrangement of your request on the spur of the moment, and make it sound like an award-winning studio recording
    • When you hear "The Artistry of Craig LiaBraaten", you won't believe your ears.

Base rate: $300.00 for two hours of dinner music.
Add $50.00 if we provide piano..

                                     Dinner Music Piano Music Minnesota
                                         Craig LiaBraaten playing Dinner Music

Christian Live Music Minnesota Wisconsin

Piano Music, Minnesota Piano, Minnesota Pianist

  • LiaBraaten ~ your Piano Bar ~ With the amazing "Piano Man".
    • Taking requests from 1920 to the present
    • Sing-along booklets provided for your guests
    • Fun, casual atmosphere with a real live music entertainer
    • Popular "Piano Man's" unique "Name That Tune" game
    • LiaBraaten's dazzling piano solos will leave you breathless, which once brought him fame as a Finalist in the World Piano Competition
    • Plus, LiaBraaten's amazing vocals in all styles ~ from Billy Joel to Buddy Holly, from Garth Brooks to Willie Nelson, from Elton John to Rod Stewart, from Glenn Miller to Frank Sinatra ~ will get your group singing up a storm in no time ~ microphones provided for your guests
    • Fun and casual, but always clean and in good taste, NOT risque like the typical bawdy piano bar
    •  Contact Piano Bar

Base rate:  $450.00 (or $150.00 per hour)

Base rate:  $450.00

Awesome Wedding Ceremony Music Minnesota
LiaBraaten ~ "Your Wedding Music Specialist"

Wedding DJ Specialist Minnesota Wisconsin

  • LiaBraaten's proteges from the LiaBraaten Studios ~ Award-winning piano and voice students of LiaBraaten from across Northern Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin put on a fantastic show. Credits include 
    • Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion
    • Donny & Marie Television Show
    • "On The Road" with Charles Kuralt
    • Blueberry Arts Festival (Ely, MN)
    • Land of the Loon (Virginia, MN)
    • Judy Garland Festival (Grand Rapids, MN)
    • WEFest (Detroit Lakes, MN)
    • Sonshine Festival (Willmar, MN)
    • Wild Rice Festival, Minnesota State Fair
    • Duluth Dukes Professional Baseball
    • Duluth Lumberjacks Professional Football
    • Mines and Pines Jubilee (Hibbing, MN)
    • Ironworld U.S.A. (Chisholm, MN)
    • Minnesota State Fair (St. Paul, MN)
    • Minnesota Vikings (National Football League)
    • Minnesota Timberwolves (National Basketball Association)
    • Minnesota Twins (Major League Baseball)
(see LiaBraaten Teaching Studios)

Price Range: Contact Craig directly at  1-800-248-7225 or click here            Contact Craig Online

Non-Profit Fundraiser Minnesota Wisconsin
A Recent Fundraiser for the American Cancer Society featured LiaBraaten Proteges:
Front Row L-R: Alexandra Crum, Hannah Joki, Kelsey Mayry, Kailey Mayry
Back Row L-R: Christine Ferwalt, Kely Baxter, Andrea Cole, Megan Vidas

  • Kids Programs ~ Sing-Along, audience  participation, and "name that tune" for ages 3-10. LiaBraaten recorded a new children's album in Nashville for Grammy-Winner Dennis Morgan ~
    • International release of "10 Classroom Songs" (see below)
    • kids are drawn to Craig's unique and personable stage presence
    • Craig has a unique ability to "connect" with kids
    • Find out more about his Nashville release for kids at this link: Available Recordings or simply click on Catalog Here

Base rate: $350.00

Childrens Music CD Cassette Minnesota Wisconsin

  • Living Water Music Professional DJ Service ~
    (see Professional DJ Service

    • Weddings
    • Private Parties
    • Corporate parties
    • $575.00 for up to four hours of non-stop, interactive professional DJ entertainment. 
  • Special Rate for Non-Profits

Christian Wedding DJ Deejay Minnesota Wisconsin

  • "Touch Of Grace" Worship Band ~
    • Available for Churches, Non-Profits
    • Concert or Service Is Typically Donated to Non-Profits
    • Versatile Musicians Play Many Sacred Styles
      • Contemporary Christian
      • Traditional Sacred Literature
      • Original Words & Music
      • Traditional Hymns In New & Fresh Arrangements
      • Taking Requests
      • Song or Worship Leading
      • Concerts & Worship Services
      • Benefits & Fundraisers
Live Music Christian Worship Band Minnesota Wisconsin
Front Row: Julie & Dave Kuusisto
Back: Lois Warner, Marsha Show, Leah & Craig LiaBraaten, James R Taylor

Christian Worship Praise Band Minnesota Wisconsin
From The Left: David Kuusisto, Julie Kuusisto, Lois Warner, James Taylor,
Marsha Show, Leah LiaBraaten, Craig LiaBraaten
Sacred Worship Praise Band Minnesota Wisconsin
"Touch Of Grace" Worship Band
Contact "Touch Of Grace" Worship Band Online

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