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Victoria Blake-Dobell

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About Victoria Blake-Dobell

Victoria is a versatile, classically trained pianist, vocalist and musician. She is available for a range of bookings within the UK.
Pianist
Bristol

Victoria is a life-long, classically trained pianist, accompanist, and composer. She is also an experienced vocalist and self-taught guitarist and utilises these in her live-looping performances. She has travelled around the country for gigs and is available for bookings for a range of events. Having achieved ABRSM grade 8 early in her career, she has played and composed for many musical projects, bands and orchestras, accompanied choirs, played for charity events, provided live background music for venues, and is the driving force behind her jazz-fusion band GOYA. She is a proficient sight-reader and fast learner, and can creatively arrange any piece of music for piano. Her repatoire as a result is extremely varied, so she can play for any occasion or audience.

Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Jazz, Covers, Easy listening, Light music, Modern jazz, Folk, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Acoustic, Indie, Alternative rock, Classic rock, Traditional church music, Pop, Ambient pop, Vintage, Soul, R&B, Originals, Blues, Ragtime, Swing, Renaissance, Classical crossover, Christmas
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Event types:
Hotel / Restaurant event, Wedding, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Cruise
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Other skills:
Accompanist, Ableton Live, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Live looping, Repetiteur, Perfect pitch, Arranger, Composer, Producer, Songwriter, Transcription, Lyricist, Instrumental teaching
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Song list

I am a proficient sight-reader and can learn pieces with enough notice. I can also improvise in various different styles and can quickly arrange popular songs for solo piano.
Classical:
Debussy - Suite Bergamasque: Prelude
Debussy - First Arabesque
Satie - Gymnopedie
G. F. Pinto - Grand Sonata in Eb minor
Liszt - Romance
Mozart - Turkish March
Scarlatti - Sonata in D
Frank Bridge - Berceuse
Schumann - Von fremden Länder und Menschen
Grovlez - Petites Litanies de Jesus
Chopin - selected nocturnes
Jazz:
Oscar Peterson - selected exercises
George Gershwin - Do it Again
Various jazz standards.
Einaudi:
I Giorni
The Earth Prelude
Le Onde
Nightbook
Divenire
Dietro Casa
Fairytale
Nuvole Bianche
Passaggio
Primavera
Nefeli
Questa Notte
Berlin Song
Melodia Africana Ill
Popular Songs:
These can be sang with piano or made to be a piano instrumental.
This includes:
Vance Joy - Riptide
Vance Joy - Georgia
Vance Joy - I'm With You
Elton John - Your song
Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling in Love
John Lennon - Imagine
John Lennon - Jealous Guy
Billy Joel - Piano Man
Billy Joel - She's Always a Woman
Beach Boys - God Only Knows
Nick Cave - Into my Arms
James Arthur - Say You Won't Let Go
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
LP - Lost on You
Jason Mraz - I Won't Give Up
Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
REO Speedwagon - Keep On Loving You
Charlene Soraia - Wherever You Will Go
Coldplay - The Scientist
Hoagy Carmichael - Georgia on my Mind
The Beatles - Here Comes The Sun
Eva Cassidy - Fields of Gold
Eva Cassidy - Autumn Leaves
Eva Cassidy - Songbird
Aretha Franklin - Share Your Love with Me
Aretha Franklin - You Send Me
Lianne La Havas - Green Papaya
Lianne La Havas - Paper Thin
Lianne La Havas - Tokyo
Lianne La Havas - Ghost
Lianne La Havas - Wonderful
Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
Louis Armstrong - What a Wonderful World
Ella Fitzgerald - Hallelujah, I love him so
Ella Fitzgerald - Stairway to the Stars
Ella Fitzgerald - Big Boy Blue
Ella Fitzgerald - I Got a Guy
Nora Jones - Come Away with Me
Nora Jones - Don't Know Why
Nora Jones - Turn Me On
John Legend - All of Me
Sam Smith - Stay with Me
Sam Smith - Like I Can
Alicia Keys - Empire State of Mind
Alicia Keys - No-one
Alicia Keys - If I ain't Got You
Alicia Keys - Falling
Billie Eilish - Ocean Eyes
Billie Eilish - Lovely
Adele - Make You Feel My Love
Christina Perri - A Thousand Years
Christina Perri - Penguin
Ellie Goulding - How Long Will I Love You
James Morrison - You Make It Real For Me
James Morrison - I Won't Let You Go
Rosie Carney - Winter
Rosie Carney - Awake Me
Rosie Carney - You Love is Holl
Rosie Carney - K.
Hozier - Take me to Church
Hozier - Like Real People Do
Hozier - Cherry Wine
Ed Sheeran - Perfect
Ed Sheeran - Tenerife Sea
Ed Sheeran - Photograph
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
James Bay - Let It Go
James Bay - Scars
James Bay - Need The Sun to Break
James Bay - Craving
Aurora - Runaway
Aurora - Half The World Away
Aurora - Lucky
Film Soundtracks:
Hanz Zimmer - Pirates of the Carribbean
Audrey Hepburn - Moon River
Yiruma - River Flows in You
Anything from Disney
The Sound of Music Soundtrack
Les Miserables Soundtrack

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)£50
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£350
Up to 3 hours£500

Add-ons

Online Consultation and 4 New Songs Learned
+£100
Improvised set
+£100

Reviews

From customers:

Jane, 2 years ago

Amazing pianist, and excellent at playing requests,

Michael, 3 years ago

She asked to play the piano in our cafe and all our customers loved it.