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Caroline Wallis-Newport

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Yeovil
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Sophisticated piano music for your special event.

I am a professional wedding and events pianist who trained at the Royal College of Music. I provide high quality piano music for weddings, corporate events and private parties. I play all genres of music, from classical to pop, cocktail, jazz and film music. I can play ANY song or piece of music that you request! Where no piano is available I can bring my digital piano and amplifier for events inside or outdoors. For weddings, I can play for your ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast or all of those!

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Swing, Easy listening, Light music, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers, Disco, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Vintage, Pop rock, World music, African music, Argentinian, Balkan, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Caribbean music, Cuban music, French music, German music, Greek music, Italian music, Latin, Polish music, Reggae, Russian music, Salsa, Spanish music, Tango, Traditional church music, Traditional English folk
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Repetiteur
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Song list

If I ain't got you
Empire State of Mind
Perfect
Shape of You
Thinking out loud Havana
Skinny Love
Happy
Home
Everything I do
Make you feel my love
She’s the one
Angels
I’m yours
Shine
All of me
Yellow
Wherever you will go
Chasing Cars
You give me something
You raise me up
Bohemian Rhapsody Careless Whisper
You’re the first, last, my everything
Can’t take my eyes off you
Ain’t no sunshine
Close to you
We’ve only just begun
We are the Champions
These are the days of our lives
Could it be magic?Killing me softly
Summer the first time
You are everything
Just the way you are
I will always love you Don’t you worry ‘bout a thing
You are the sunshine
Isn’t she lovely
She
Wonderful tonight
Sweet Love
I will survive
Tainted Love
Something’s gotten hold of my heart
Candle in the wind
I’m not in love
How deep is your love
My heart will go on
Faith's Song
Married Life/ Up
Farewell to Stromness
I giorni/Einaudi
Le onde/Einaudi
Nuvole Bianche/Einaudi
Forces of Attraction
A whole new world/Aladdin
The river flows in you/Yiruma
Libertango
Por una cabeza/The Scent of a woman (Tango)
Over the Rainbow
Moon River/Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Let it go/Frozen
I have a dream/Mama Mia
Beauty & the Beast
The Piano
**Plus many classical and jazz numbers!
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I will do my very best to accommodate you.

How much time do you need to set up?

30 minutes maximum.

If I have a piano at my venue, are you happy to perform on that?

Yes, more than! As long as it is in good working order and is tuned, which is usually the responsibility of the venue.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

For wedding ceremonies, definitely. For everything else I have a set list to suit each event but am happy to accommodate some extra songs if they aren't in my list.

Are you able to bring your own piano or keyboard?

Yes, a very good digital piano and Fender amp, which can be used indoors or outdoors.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes but this will be reflected in my fee. Although it is probable I will know the song already!

What do your clients love most about your performances?

It is polished, high quality and I put my heart and soul into every performance that I do.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Brympton House, Salisbury Cathedral, North Cadbury Court, Holbrook House, Wells Cathedral, Montacute House, Strode Theatre, Octagon Theatre, Bagborough House, Bristol Music Club, Morley College, Royal College of Music in the UK and also in France and Denmark.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Stevie Wonder Alicia Keys

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Accompanying the world-renowned tenor, Stuart Skelton at Bagborough House in a recital of challenging music by Liszt and Korngold. The finest opera singer I have ever accompanied.

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)£100
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£400
Packages
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
£200
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
£300
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
- Music before the service begins, 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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Mauro S, 5 months ago

Good Evening Caroline Thank you soooooo much for helping me with my violin solo and for doing your best in playing at our wedding. We both are soooo happy with your hard work. From the beginning of this process you’ve been great and never brought a problem for us. Please, if there is any website you would like me to give you a review let us know. Thank you so much, Keith And Mauro

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Nathan D, 8 months ago

Thank you for playing at our wedding! It was such an amazing addition to our day, and made the whole room and dinner service feel warm. Amazing choice of songs, and amazing quality of music. Thank you so so much again. Highly recommend!

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