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Monica Sik Holm

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World Class Singer & Pianist with experience from American and UK Theatre Tours, luxury cruise ships and high end hotels and events.
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Singing pianist
London
Public liability insurance of £100 million

Monica is a resident singer/pianist at PianoWorks in London’s West End and a previous cast member of Gobsmacked! North American Tour - performing in 32 states at world famous venues including the Opera House at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington DC. With heaps of experience performing in 40 countries, she’d be delighted to perform at your Special Event! Monica Sik Holm is originally from Norway, but she has been based in The UK since 2009. She is a versatile professional, working as a musical theatre performer, singer, actress, voice over artist, pianist/MD, composer, writer and producer. She is often referred to as the little girl with the big voice. From an early age, Monica gained places to prestigious youth talent programmes; including The Talent Development Programme at The Norwegian Academy of Music as a jazz singer and The Talent School in her county as a pianist, being the only pianist occupying one of only 10 places. As a singer, she was taught classically for 3 years before she went on to do a diploma in Musical Theatre in Norway and thereafter moving to The UK in 2009, graduating from The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts with a First Class Degree in Music Performing Arts. She is now also a renown singing teacher, with a PGCE in Vocal Pedagogy. Monica has headlined all over the world on some of the worlds most luxurious cruise liners including Royal Carribbean, Princess, Celebrity, Seabourn and Holland America, performed in 5-star hotels and theatres in many different countries, as well as acted in films and voiced toys for the world famous brands Fisher Price and Mattel. She is part of Voice Archive London’s dubbing team and is currently dubbing various TV-series and theme tunes. As a solo singer she has performed for companies such as Rotary International, Lions International, Brittany Ferries, The Dorchester Hotel, Capital Radio FM, Seabourn Yachts and many others. She represented Norway as a singer and pianist in the World Championship for Performing Arts in Los Angeles in 2011, and took home both gold and silver medals in her cateogories. She has a great ear for harmonies, good sight reading skills and experience from function bands, harmony groups, choirs, big bands and theatre ensembles.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Musical theatre, Film / TV music, Classical crossover, 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, Cabaret, Swing, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Easy listening, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Disco, Covers, Funk, Motown, Soul, Top 40, Rock
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Hotel / Restaurant event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, 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:
Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Arranger, Actor, Dancer, Instrumental teaching, Singing teaching, Theory teaching
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Song list

EXAMPLE REPERTOIRE (My repertoire consists of over 750 songs)
POP/ROCK
A thousand miles (Vanessa Carlton)
Ain't no mountain high enough
Alone (Heart)
All I ask (Adele)
All about that bass (Meghan Trainor)
All of me (John Legend)
American Boy (Estelle)
Bad Day (Daniel Powter)
Be my baby (The Ronettes)
Before you go (Lewis Capaldi)
Black Magic (Little Mix)
Black Velvet (Alannah Myles)
Blinding Lights (The Weekend)
Body and Soul (Anita Baker)
Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)
Both sides now (Joni Mitchell)
Born This Way (Lady GaGa)
Break Free (Ariana Grande)
Bubbly (Colbie Caillat)
Can't help falling in love (Elvis Presley)
Clocks (Coldplay)
Close to you (The Carpenters)
Clown (Emelie Sande)
Come Together (The Beatles)
Cheap Thrills (Sia)
Dance Monkey (Tones and I)
Dancing in The Moonlight (Toploader)
Dancing Queen (Abba)
Dear Future Husband (Meghan Trainor)
Don't feel like crying (Sigrid)
Don't start now (Dua Lipa)
Don't stop believing (Journey)
Don't stop me now (Queen)
Downtown (Petula Clark)
Empire State of mind (Alicia Keys)
Fix You (Coldplay)
F*** You (Lily Allen)
For once in my life (Stevie Wonder)
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (Abba)
Girls just wanna have fun (Cyndi Lauper)
Go your own way (Fleetwood Mac)
Golden (Jill Scott)
Hallelujah! I love her (Ray Charles)
Happy Birthday (Stevie Wonder)
Havana (Camila Cabello)
He'll come again (Dolly Parton)
Here comes the sun (The Beatles)
Hey Jude (The Beatles)
Highway to Hell (AC/DC)
Hips don't lie (Shakira)
Hit me with your best shot (Pat Benatar)
Hold my hand (Jess Glynne)
Holiday (Madonna)
Hot Hot Hot (Buster Poindexter)
Hotel California (Eagles)
I feel the earth move (Carole King)
I gotta feeling (The Black Eyed Peas)
I say a little prayer (Aretha Franklin)
I still haven't found what I'm looking for (U2)
I wanna dance with somebody (Whitney Houston)
I will survive (Gloria Gaynor)
I wish (Stevie Wonder)
If I ain't got you (Alicia Keys)
Imagine (John Lennon)
Isn't she lovely (Stevie Wonder)
Jolene (Dolly Parton)
Jump (Van Halen)
Just give me a reason (Pink)
Kiss Me (Sixpence)
Kokomo (The Beach Boys)
Let it be (The Beatles)
Like I'm gonna lose you (Meghan Trainor)
Livin' on a prayer (Bon Jovi)
Love is like a butterfly (Dolly Parton)
Love me do (The Beatles)
Man! I feel like a woman (Shania Twain)
Mambo No. 5 (Lou Bega)
Marry You (Bruno Mars)
Mercy (Duffy)
Moondance (Van Morrison)
Mr Brightside (The Killers)
My Future (Billie Eilish)
My Girl (The Temptations)
My Oh My (Camila Cabello)
Natural Woman (Carole King)
New Rules (Dua Lipa)
Nine to fIve (Dolly Parton)
No time to die (Billie Eilish)
Norwegian Wood (The Beatles)
Nothing compares 2 U (Sinead O'Connor)
Ocean Eyes (Billie Eilish)
One of us (Joan Osborne)
One way or another (Blondie)
Ordinary People (John Legend)
Party in The USA (Miley Cyrus)
Pinball Wizard (The Who)
Price Tag (Jessie J)
Proud Mary (Tina Turner)
Put your records on (Corinne Bailey Ray)
Rainy days and Mondays (The Carepenters)
Relight my fire (Take That)
Riptide (Vance Joy)
Roar (Katy Perry)
Rolling in the deep (Adele)
Rise Up (Andrea Day)
Sailing (Rod Stewart)
Shape of you (Ed Sheeran)
Shout (Lulu)
Since you've been gone (Kelly Clarkson)
Somewhere only we know (Lily Allen)
Senorita (Camila Cabello)
Shout out to my ex (Little Mix)
Simply the Best (Tina Turner)
Soak up the sun (Sheryl Crow)
Something about the way you look tonight (Elton John)
Son of a Preacher Man (Dusty Springfield)
Stay with me (Sam Smith)
Still the one (Shania Twain)
Stop (Jamelia)
Stop (Spice Girls)
Story of my life (One Direction)
Sucker (Jonas Brothers)
Sunny (Bobby Hebb)
Thank you next (Ariana Grande)
The Power of Love (Celine Dion)
The show must go on (Queen)
This love (Maroon 5)
Toxic (Britney Spears)
True Colours (Phil Collins)
Twist and Shout (The Beatles)
Waiting for a star to fall (Boy meets Girl)
Wannabe (Spice Girls)
Waterloo (Abba)
Watermelon Sugar (Harry Styles)
Who you are (Jessie J)
Why do fools fall in love (Frankie Lymon)
Wrecking Ball (Miley Cyrus)
Wuthering Heights (Kate Bush)
You Learn (Alanis Morisette)
Your song (Elton John)
FILM/THEATRE/DISNEY
Astonishing (A Little Women)
A Million Dreams (The Greatest Showman)
City of Stars (LaLa Land)
Don't cry for me Argentina (Evita)
Colors of the wind (Pochahontas)
Cruella DeVil (101 Dalmatians)
Dead Mom (Beetlejuice)
Defying Gravity (Wicked)
Dyin ain't so bad (Bonnie and Clyde)
Fame
Far too Late (Cinderella)
For your eyes only (James Bond)
Goldfinger (James Bond)
He's a tramp (Lady and the Tramp)
Hopelessly devoted to you (Grease)
How Far I'll Go (Moana)
I'm not afraid of anything (Songs for a new world)
I just can't wait to be king (The Lion King)
I will always love you (Whitney Houston)
Into the unknown (Frozen)
Love you I do (Dreamgirls)
Memory (Cats)
Never Enough (The Greatest Showman)
Part of your world (The little Mermaid)
Reflection (Mulan)
Smoke on the water (Deep Purple)
Somewhere over the rainbow (The Wizard of Oz)
Somewhere out there (An American Tale)
Shallow (LadyGaga)
So much better (Legally Blonde)
The Final Countdown (Europe)
This is me (The Greatest Showman)
Tightrope (The Greatest Showman)
Times are hard for dreamers (Amelie)
What a feeling (Flashdance)
JAZZ/OLDIES
A nightingale sang in Berkley Square
All of me
As time goes by
Baubles, Bangles and Beads
Bewitched, bothered and bewildered
Cheek to Cheek
Cry me a river
Bewitched
Girl from Ipanema
Fly me to the moon
I could write a book
I get a kick out of you
L-O-V-E (Nat King Cole)
Love me or leave me
Moon River
Misty
My funny Valentine
My one and only love
Nature Boy
New York, New York
Sway
That's life
The Closest things to crazy
The lady is a tramp
We'll meet again
When I fall in love
Why don't you do right
AND MANY MANY MORE!
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

My ability to adapt to almost any genre with an incredible versatility singing and playing anything from jazz via pop/rock to musical theatre and classical crossover.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

The Kennedy Center, Washington DC United Stadium, Chicago Brodway Playhouse, Chicago Panasonic Theatre, Toronto Cardiff Stadium Hangzhou Theatre, Hangzhou Dorchester Hotel, London Claridges, London Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles The Piano Works Seabourn Yachts Royal Caribbean Holland America Cruiselines Princess Cruises Celebrity Cruises MSC Cruises

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

Half Time Performance for Chicago Bulls at The United Stadium, Chicago

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

I always keep constant communication with my clients in the planning process. Keep me informed of any changes and I will try to be as flexible as possible.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

I am happy to provide music through my PA between sets, and after sets until closing for an additional £100.

How much time do you need to set up?

Set up time is 1 hour. If you need me to arrive for set up earlier than 1.5 hours prior to the event, this can be provided for an additional £50 for 2 - 2.5 hours prior.

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

Of course you can! However, I would love to chat you through various options so we can ensure everyone is having a great time throughout the event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes. I bring a PA, all leads and a keyboard. If there is a piano/grand piano present at the venue, please let me know in advance.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes, I can. I'm happy to learn 2 new pieces included in the price. Additional requests can be discussed.

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)£200
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£400
NEW!Virtual services
Personalised Music Message
Book me to create a unique music video for you to send to a friend as a gift. This could be a birthday message, first dance song for a wedding anniversary, or just your friend's favourite song to cheer them up.
£15

Reviews

From customers:

Daniel R, 9 years ago

What a voice! This singer has such drive and energy in her performance that you will get blown away to the feeling of this bombshell! (World Championship of Performing Arts, Los Angeles)

Ayna (, 9 years ago

A firework of a performer! Ringerikes Blad, 2011