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About Alicia

Alicia is a highly experienced pianist available to hire for weddings, parties and other events, covering a wide range of styles.
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London
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A versatile and engaging pianist for events, Alicia plays in many different styles including classical, jazz, pop, rock, film and musical theatre. Her repertoire spans over seven decades from classic hits by the likes of The Beatles, to favourite hits by Coldplay, to recent pop ballads from Ed Sheeran. Alicia trained to the highest level at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London, holding a Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in Piano Performance. As a classical soloist and graduate of Trinity Laban Conservatoire, she has performed in venues such as St-Martin-In-The-Fields, St James’ Piccadilly, Hampton Court Palace and Southbank Centre. She has also given several solo UK recital tours, most recently for Whitstable Music Club and Luton Music. She made her London concerto debut in 2013 performing Grieg’s Piano Concerto at St. John Smith’s Square, performing it again with Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in 2015.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
Encore awards
1st Encoreversary
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Baroque, Jazz, Easy listening, Light music, Covers, Pop, Acoustic
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Perfect pitch, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Accompanist
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Song list

Pop (Ballads - recent)
Adele - Someone Like You
Alicia Keys - No One
Christina Perri - A Thousand Years
Coldplay - Paradise
Ed Sheeran - Photograph
Ed Sheeran - Perfect
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
Ellie Goulding - How Long Will I Love You
John Legend - All Of Me
The Killers - Mr Brightside
Sam Smith - Stay With Me
Writing’s On The Wall – Sam Smith
Pop (Ballads - semi-recent)
Coldplay - Clocks
Oasis - Wonderwall
Robbie Williams - She’s The One
Sting - Fields Of Gold
Westlife - You Raise Me Up
Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
Pop (Ballads – classic)
Beatles - Let It Be
Celina Dion - My Heart Will Go On
Elton John - Something About The Way You Look Tonight
Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
John Lennon - Imagine
Tom Petty - Free Fallin’
Pop (Mid-tempo – classic)
The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
The Beatles - Hey Jude
The Beatles - With A Little Help From My Friends
The Beatles - Yellow Submarine
Bon Jovi - Livin’ On A Prayer
Erasure - A Little Respect
Journey - Don’t Stop Believing
Starship - Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen - Don’t Stop Me Now
Disney
Cinderella - A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes
Cinderella - So This Is Love
Jungle Book - The Bare Necessities
Jungle Book - I Wanna Be Like You
Mary Poppins - A Spoonful of Sugar
Sleeping Beauty - Once Upon A Dream
Toy Story - You’ve Got A Friend In Me
Jazz
Alfie - Burt Bacharach, Hal David
Big Spender - Dorothy Fields, Cy Coleman
Love Ballade - Oscar Peterson
Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man (from Show Boat) - Jerome Kern
Fever - John Davenport and Eddie Cooley
Georgia On My Mind - Hoagy Carmichael
The Girl From Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off - Gershwin
Lover Man - David, Sherman
Satin Doll - Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn
Summertime - Gershwin
Smile - Charlie Chaplin
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Jerome Kern
More Than You Know - Rose and Elisen
Perdido - Juan Tizol
Strangers In The Night - Bert Kaempfert
Classical
J.S. Bach – Prelude in C (Ave Maria)
J.S. Bach – Menuet in G
Beethoven - Fur Elise
Beethoven – Moonlight Sonata (first movement)
Beethoven - Pathetique Sonata (second movement)
Bridge - Rosemary
Chopin - Nocturnes
Debussy - Arabesque No. 1
Debussy - Reverie
Debussy - Clair de Lune
Elgar - Nimrod
Faure - Pavane
Grieg - Nocturne
Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel - Largo
Kulau - Selection of sonatinas
Mendelssohn - Wedding March
Mozart - Minuet in G
Mozart - Turkish March
Pachelbel - Canon in D
Puccini - Nessun Dorma
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade (from The Young Price and The Young Princess)
Saint-Saens - The Swan from Carnival of the Animals
Satie - Gymnopedie
Schubert - Ave Maria
Schumann - Numbers 1 and 7 from Kinderszenen
Schumann - Numbers 1 and 3 from Fantasy Pieces Op. 12
Film / musical theatre / easy-listening
Alan Silvestri - Theme from Forrest Gump
Bernstein - Somewhere, West Side Story
Craig Armstrong - Love Theme from Love Actually
Einaudi - I giorni
Einaudi - Le Onde
Einaudi - Nuvole bianche
Einaudi - Primavera
Elton John - Can You Feel The Love Tonight? The Lion King
James Bond - Theme tune and various songs
John Williams - Schindler’s List
Lai and Sigman - Where Do I Begin, Theme from Love Story
Michael Nyman - selection from The Piano
Nino Rota - A Time For Us, Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
Schonberg - Bring Him Home, Les Miserables
Schonberg - On My Own, Les Miserables
Schonberg - I Dreamed A Dream, Les Miserables
Sondheim - Send In The Clowns, A Little Night Music
Tchaikovsky - Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet
Yann Tiersen - La valse d’Amelia
Yann Tiersen - Comptine d’un autre ete, l’apres-midi
Yiruma - River Flows In You

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£50
Up to 1 hour£165
Up to 2 hours£225
Up to 3 hours£275
Packages
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
£250
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music to walk down the isle, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
£250
Drinks reception
Three performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
£300
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
- Music before the service begins, music walking down the isle, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
£400

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Ian T, 1 year ago

Alicia was a delight to listen to, a fact reiterated by all the guests. She also showed complete professionalism and adaptability whilst playing at an unrehearsed ceremony. Her choice of music to accompany our choice of set pieces was in keeping with the style, mood and ambiance of the ceremony, producing beautiful renditions.

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John W, 2 years ago

Alicia gave us a wonderful programme and a spellbinding performance. The audience were completely enthralled by her presence at the keyboard and the sensitivity of her playing.

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