Full refund if your event can’t go ahead due to Covid
Reduced up-front deposit
Free date changes
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About Philip Johnson
Organist and choral director available for weddings, funerals, and church services.
Public liability insurance of £5 million
Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Early music, Renaissance
Church service, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service
Composer, Arranger, Transcription, Accompanist, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching, Musicologist
All standard wedding/funeral repertoire performed
Any church service music played
Bridal Chorus - Wagner
Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Canon in D - Pachelbel
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach
Wedding March - Mendelssohn
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
Hornpipe - Handel
Tocatta - Widor
Ave Maria - Schubert
Ave Maria - Bach/Gounod
Panis Angelicus - Franck
Cantique de Jean Racine - Faure
Hallelujah Chorus - Handel
Trumpet Tune - Purcell
Jerusalem - Parry
Any hymns or worship songs
What do your clients love most about your performances?
Accurate, engaging and sympathetic performance of the chosen repertoire.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Churches, cathedrals, hotels, crematoriums etc.
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
I have sung for services at which the Queen was present.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I always try my best to be as flexible as possible, however, if I'm not available for your alternative time/date then I will offer a full refund when given a minimum of 28 days notice.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
How much time do you need to set up?
I need 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the service to familiarise myself with the organ.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Music will be chosen for your event in consultation with myself - I am open to all reasonable requests.
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
No - an adequate organ must be available for use at the venue.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
If a piece is not already in my repertoire I will consider any reasonable requests. However, the cost of the sheet music will be added to my expenses for the booking.
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||£190|
|Up to 2 hours||£300|
|Up to 3 hours||£400|
Music before the service, standard service music/hymns as required, voluntary at the end.
Music before the service, as the coffin enters, hymns (as required), and an appropriate postlude.
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Elsie O, 1 year ago