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'A Thousand Years' - Wedding Pianist with White Piano Shell at Parklands Quendon Hall, Essex
All Of Me - Cornel Oprea (piano cover)
Bollywood Pianist "Tum Hi Ho" - By Piano Shell (Instrumental Version)
Cornel is a professional, five star hotel pianist who has performed for the likes of Sir Elton John, Nicole Kidman and the Versace family
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Public liability insurance of £10 million
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Lightning fast responses
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Booked for 10 Encore gigs!
Christmas, Traditional church music, Classical, Classical crossover, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Marching, Noise music, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Glam rock, Hard rock, Hardcore, Heavy metal, Indie, Pop rock, Post rock, Power rock, Progressive rock, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Synth rock, World music, African music, Afrobeat, Arabic, Argentinian, Armenian, Asian music, Australian music, Balkan, Bavarian oompah, Bollywood, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Calypso, Caribbean music, Choro, Cuban music, Cumbia, Flamenco, French music, German music, Greek music, Hawaiian music, Indian music, Italian music, Jewish music, Klezmer, Latin, Mariachi, Merengue, Polish music, Polka, Polynesian music, Reggae, Russian music, Salsa, Samba, Scottish music, Ska, Skiffle, Spanish music, Tango
Composer, Songwriter, Transcription, Fluent sight-reader, Repetiteur, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Fluent improviser, Live looping, Perfect pitch, Accompanist
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Absolutely. This is a really popular request and I actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via my PA after the final set until the venue closes, I can provide this for an additional £200.
How much time do you need to set up?
I usually arrive 1 hr before the event and set up ad do the sound check in 30 min.
If I have a piano at my venue, are you happy to perform on that?
Yes, of course - as long as the piano is in working order and in tune, then I'm happy to play on it!
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
My set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best for you and your guests. However, I am definitely happy to chat through and make sure I find what works for your event.
Are you able to bring your own piano or keyboard?
Yes, absolutely! I bring my own keyboard or for an elegant look, at only £100, I can also provide a White or a Black Portable Piano Shell, to look like a real piano.
Can you learn song requests before the event?
If a song isn't included in my song list there may still be a chance I already know it. If there is a special song you'd like me to learn, I am happy to do this for you.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£100|
|Up to 1 hour||£180|
|Up to 2 hours||£240|
|Up to 3 hours||£300|
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
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.
All Day Pianist & DJ
This includes Piano playing for the Ceremony, Drinks Reception and Wedding Breakfast. And Party DJ for the evening disco, with all the music from the 50s till the latests Charts. Add ons: Ibiza Sax, Electric Violinist, Congas/Bongos player, Including DJ booth, pro equipment, lighting, etc.
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