Beyonce and Bach at Exmouth Wedding!

I always enjoy a traditional church wedding. On Friday I was at St Johns Church in Exmouth to play for the wedding of Stevie and Ryan. It was beautiful. The acoustics were great and the guests were very appreciative. I was on the piano for the hymns and the violin for the pre ceremony, brides entrance, signing of the register and wedding party exit. It was so nice to play Ave Maria, Air on G string, Greensleeves and Canon in D. I then played a bespoke and incredibly unique arrangement of Beyonce's Crazy in Love!!! What a job - so cool!

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Somerset Weddings

I have just come to the end of another busy weekend as a wedding and event violinist and pianist. I spent the weekend in Somerset playing at the very lovely Coombe Lodge at Blagdon and also today I had the pleasure of playing at Clevedon Hall. Both stunning venues (even if Saturday was very wet and windy.) Two lovely weddings and as always a privilege to play at both. Requests included All of Me, A Million Dreams and A Thousand Years. I also played on the grand piano at Coombe Lodge for the drinks reception including a bit of Bob Marley for the bride! Congratulations Sherrol, Chris, Rhiannon and Sam.  Nice to be back in Weston Super Mare as it gave me the chance to catch up with mum and dad and my sister Sarah.

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Traditional wedding in a beautiful Devon Village

I have just had the privilege of playing at a beautiful October wedding in Spreyton near Crediton. A real traditional feel today with a church choir and a traditional wedding ceremony set in a lovely Devon Village. The violin stayed home today as this was a piano gig. I played the Prelude in C by Bach for the guests while they settled down. Pachelbels Canon on the flute with piano accompaniment was the entrance music then I accompanied the Spreyton Singers as they sung the very pretty 'Songbird' by Eva Cassidy and the rousing 'Best Day of my life' for the exit of the bridal party. Congratulations to Tasha and Chris on a lovely ceremony. Best wishes for your future together.

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Solo wedding in Salcombe Harbour

Today I had the privilege of playing for Justine and Bens wedding in Salcombe. What a beautiful place to get married with the harbour as the back drop. Lots of musical theatre and film music today all on the electric violin. I also accompanied an amazing vocal quartet on the piano in the signing of the register as they sang original arrangements of 'Is this Love' by Bob Marley and 'All you need is love' by The Beatles. A fab day!

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Piano Wedding at Haldon Belvedere

Lovely wedding on Friday at the very beautiful Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle). The view across Exeter in the sunshine was stunning. I was on the piano on Friday playing for the guests as they took their seats and settled down. We then had the traditional Bridal March for Ellie's entrance, A Thousand Years and All of me for the signing of the register and then All you need is love for the exit of the bridal party. Nice to be on the piano for a change. Congratulations to Ellie and Jeffrey on your wedding day.

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The Moorland Hotel Wedding Fayre

 

I spent the afternoon in the very beautiful surroundings of Haytor on Dartmoor.  I was playing at the wedding fayre at the Moorland Hotel right opposite Haytor rocks!  I took the piano, violin and electric violin and played a wide range of musical genres.  It was nice to play some of the music that I dont normally get asked to play.  Bohemian Rhapsody on electric violin went down very well with the locals!!  Thanks to Chic Elite for hosting the wedding fayre.

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