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About Gaynor Sutcliffe
Music tailored to pure ambient or ‘let’s get the party started’, sing along environments. Violin, piano and vocals and any requests taken.
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Booked for an Encore gig with less than 24 hours’ notice
This act has been working with Encore for over 2 years
Experienced: 10 bookings through Encore
Classical, Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church music, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Ceilidh, Country, Rockabilly, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Welsh folk, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Gospel, Easy listening, Light music, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Motown, R&B, Soul, Tribute, Vintage, World music
Arranger, Composer, Orchestrator, Sound technician, Transcription, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching, Community music worker, Animateur
Intimate song list.
Any request, genre taken.
Songs from Musicals
Songs from shows
What do your clients love most about your performances?
It’s always an advantage to only have to book one or two musicians to provide music for the day. This keeps costs down substantially and makes life a lot easier with communication. I provide various sounds and vibes depending on what you want and need and can work closely with you to tailor the day exactly how you wish.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Bridgewater Hall Carnegie Hall Earls Court Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Theatres across the UK and Europe Jazz and 1940’s festivals in UK, Ireland and Europe Various Texas dance halls and venues Wedding venues up and down the UK, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Nora Jones Stevie Wonder Ella Fitzgerald Modern pop artistes Hotclub of Cowtown Nigel Kennedy
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Do you have different line-up options?
As a solo It would always be myself combining options of violin, piano, accordion and vocals. I also offer a duo which adds on saxophone and clarinet and a trio with double bass. Also a five piece swing band. In addition a string quartet, trio or duo.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
Timings can be flexible as I understand things and plans can change. As long as the day is booked in we can fine tune timings nearer the day if required.
How much time do you need to set up?
Set up takes 20 minutes if acoustic or 45 minutes if PA is needed. Depending on requirements we can normally work around the venue and events of the day.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
I would normally play a selection of requests and my own set. I try to gauge who is listening and tailor it to the vibe at the time. Every function is different and it is often good to leave a little space to go with guest reaction. Sometimes they want to sing along, sometimes just to chat and this changes throughout the day.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
All equipment totally self contained.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
I can learn pretty much any song/tune/genre/style.
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||£160|
|Up to 2 hours||£180|
|Up to 3 hours||£200|
Ceremony and pre ceremony
Music as guests arrive 30 mins prior to event. Bridal entry, signing and exit of church.
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.
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