Rudi Eastwood

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About Rudi Eastwood

First-Class pianist, who has performed at renowned venues across the globe!
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As pianist and conductor, Rudi has performed at venues across the globe and worked with numerous orchestras including the St. Petersburg State Philharmonic in Russia and the Karaganda State Symphony Orchestra in Kazakhstan. Rudi formerly directed the St. Petersburg British Music Festival, a large-scale annual celebration of British classical music which played host to many well-known composers and featured performances of solo, chamber and orchestral works. In addition to a busy performance schedule, Rudi directs the Tapiola Piano School, which since its inception in 2012, has grown to provide expertise tuition in schools across the UK. Rudi currently resides in Durham with his wife and two children, where he is active as a pianist, conductor and teacher.

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Classical, Classical crossover, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, Jazz, Blues, Pop, Acoustic
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Concert, Charity event, Corporate event, Private event, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Recording session
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Rudi Eastwood's Song list

Here are some examples:
Clair De Lune - Debussy
Dawn - Mario Marianelli
Deux Arabesques - Debussy
Gymnopedie - Satie
Love Theme - Ennio Morricone
Preludes - Chopin
River Flows In You - Yiruma
Salut D'Amour- Elgar
Nocturnes - Chopin
Wedding March - Mendehlsson
Jazz :-
Autumn Leaves - Jerome Kern
Come Fly With Me - Frank Sinatra
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
My Favourite Things - Rodgers
Nature Boy - Eden Ahbez
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Pop :-
Can You Feel The Love Tonight - Elton John
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Just The Two Of Us - Bill Withers
Yesterday - The Beatles
You've Got A Friend In Me - Randy Newman
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Trad.
Little Drummer Boy - Harry Simeone
Let It Snow - Cahn-Style
Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Johnny Marks
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Coots
Silent Night - John Rutter
The Christmas Song - Mel Torme
White Christmas - Irving Berlin
Winter Wonderland - Felix Bernard
Plus many more!
Customer questions

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

Not necessarily a problem - just try to give me as much warning as possible.

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

This may be possible.

How much time do you need to set up?

Depending on the location, usually around 30 mins.

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

Yes, this is fine as long as the piano is in working order and in tune!

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

Yes, please feel free to suggest repertoire. The list represented here is just an example.

Are you able to bring your own piano or keyboard?

Yes, this is not a problem.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes, I frequently add new songs to my repertoire and there is no extra cost for this.

Rudi Eastwood's 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)£180
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£325
Up to 3 hours£400

Rudi Eastwood's Reviews

From customers:

Paul S
2 years ago

Rudi was excellent. He arrived in plenty of time and played beautifully. Many people told me how they enjoyed the music - Highly recommended!

2 years ago

Rudi played for our wedding ceremony in Dubai and he was fantastic! Couldn’t have asked for a better pianist and a very nice guy too!