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About Evelyn

I'm a professional pianist, singer, songwriter and a composer. I can perform classical pieces as well as sing and play pop/jazz songs!
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Evelyn is a professional pianist, singer, songwriter and a composer. She has a professional background in classical piano and contemporary singing, which she has studied for 20 years. Her teaching experience extends over 11 years: working with children in groups as well as giving private lessons to students of all ages and guiding them towards their degrees. Evelyn started playing piano and singing at an early age and was accepted to a classical music school at the age of 6. She continued her studies and later started her degree at the renowned Gnesin Academy of Music, Russia. Later she became the winner of the XIII International Festival «Musica Classica» (III Prize) and Musical Art International Competition. At the same time she was studying vocals and performing jazz. After her graduation she was awarded scholarships for participating in piano master classes : “British Isles Music Festival”( where she had lessons with Andrew Ball -Professor of Royal Academy of Music in London) and also “The river of Talents” in Saint Petersburg. In 2015 she was awarded a full scholarship to participate in Tel Hai International Piano Master Classes (Israel) with Dmitry Bashkirov, Tatiana Zelikman and others. In 2018 she graduated from ICMP (London) where she continued to strengthen her education specializing in vocals, vocal performance and composition. Evelyn is performing pianist in a classical duo with a violinist, in a contemporary duo “E&E acoustic duo”, she is finishing compositions for a few short films as well as finishing working on her debut EP as a singer.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
I can perform with backing tracks
Encore awards
3rd Encoreversary
Jazz, Blues, Jazz fusion, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Electronic, Ambient, Traditional church music, Christmas, Classical, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Easy listening, Originals, World music, Classical crossover, Early music
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching, Composition teaching, Music therapy, Fluent sight-reader, Composer, Songwriter, Arranger, Accompanist
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Song list

•Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley
•Stand By Me - Ben E King
• Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
• Mack the Knife - Louis Armstrong
• Crazy – Gnarles Barkley
• Come Together – The Beatles
• Yesterday – The Beatles
• Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
• Man’s World - James Brown
• Havana – Camilla Cabello
• Georgia on My Mind - Ray Charles
• Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles
• Autumn Leaves – Nat King Cole
• Love – Nat King Cole
• Summertime - George Gershwin
• Thriller – Michael Jackson
• At Last - Etta James
• Don't Know Why - Norah Jones
• Stand By Me – Ben E King
• Another Day of Sun – La La Land
• City of Stars – La La Land
• All of Me – John Legend
• Friends – Anne Marie
• Human – Rag ‘N’ Bone Man
• Feeling Good – Nina Simone
• Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
• My Way - Frank Sinatra
• Toxic – Britney Spears
• Autumn Leaves - Eva Cassidy
• Back To Black – Amy Winehouse
• Rehab – Amy Winehouse
• Valerie - Amy Winehouse
•Count On Me - Bruno Mars
•Marry You - Bruno Mars
•All Of Me - John Legend
• Make You Feel My Love – Adele
• Hello – Adele
•Someone Like You – Adele
•Wake Me Up – Avicii
• Pompeii – Bastille
• Hold Back The River – James Bay
• Let it Be - The Beatles
 Hey Jude - The Beatles
 Halo – Beyonce
 If I Were A Boy – Beyonce
 Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
 You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
 Rather Be – Clean Bandit
 Symphony – Clean Bandit
 Adventure of a Liftime - Coldplay
 Clocks – Coldplay
 Everglow - Coldplay
 Yellow - Coldplay
 Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
 Believer – Imagine Dragons
 Radioactive – Imagine Dragons
 Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac
 Songbird – Fleetwood Mac
 We Don’t Talk Anymore – Selena Gomez
 7 Years – Lucas Graham
 Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
 Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
 Give It Up – KC and The Sunshine Band
 Mr Brightside – The Killers
 Use Somebody – The Kings of Leon
 Imagine - John Lennon
 Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
 Mr. Brightside – The Killers
 It Must Be Love - Madness
 Children – Robert Miles
 From Both Sides Now – Joni Mitchell
 Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
 Daydream Believer – The Monkees
 I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
 Don’t Look Back In Anger –Oasis
 Wonderwall – Oasis
 Let Her Go - Passenger
 Castle on the Hill – Ed Sheeren
 Shape of You – Ed Sheeren
 Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeren
 Don’t Kill My Vibe - Sigrid
 Stay With Me – Sam Smith
 There is a Light That Never Goes Out – The Smiths
 Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
 Bad Day – Daniel Powter
 Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin timberlake
 Angels - Robbie Williams
 She's The One - Robbie Williams
 Prelude in C – Bach
 Fur Elise - Beethoven
 Moonlight Sonata – Beethoven
 Nocturne in E Flat - Chopin
 Clair De Lune - Debussy
 Deux Arabesques - Debussy
 I Giorni - Ludovico Einaudi
 La Valse De Amelie - Yann Tiersen
 Fantasy in D Minor - Mozart
 The Marriage of Figaro - Mozart
 Gymnopedie 2 - Erik Satie
 Trois Gossiennes - Erik Satie
 Morning Mood – Vivaldi
 River Flows in You - Yiruma
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding
Sweet Pea - Amos Lee
Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
Country Roads - John Denver
Blowin In The Wind - Bob Dylan
It Ain't Me Babe - Bob Dylan
Forever and Ever Amen - Randy Travis
Hey Soul Sister - Train
Just You And I - Tom Walker
Shallow - A Star Is Born Soundtrack
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Say Hello To You - Original Song
Fool Forever - Original Song
Make it your own - Original Song
Crazy Game - Original Song
For Eternity - Original Song
Paint the world - Original Song
Lovebird - Original Song
Goodbye Mr Moonlight - Original Song
Little Sister - Original Song
Lyra's Dream - Original Song
Everything I Know - Original Song
Illusion - Original Song
The One - Original song
Angel Road - Original Song
Saturn's Hill - Original Song
For One Moment - Original Song
Stranger So Sweet - Original Song
Maybe - Original Song
Take Me Home - Original Song
Great American Songbook (Jazz Standards/Swing)
Easy Listening Ballads
Chilled Pop Songs
Folk songs
Musical Theatre
Christmas Carols/Songs
Customer questions

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

I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know

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


How much time do you need to set up?

Around 1 hour

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

That would be ideal!

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

Yes, of course

Are you able to bring your own piano or keyboard?


Can you learn song requests before the event?



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)£100
Up to 1 hour£170
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£450


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Thomas B, 2 years ago

Evelyn performed at my wedding on the 14th of September 2019. She was highly professional, good humoured, a genuine pleasure to work with! We asked for specific songs and she performed them perfectly! Guests were happy! Can't recommend highly enough.

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Sebastian F, 2 years ago

I had the great pleasure working with Evelyn. She’s a fantastic singer, songwriter and a versatile musician. We performed together at several events and she was very professional, organised and always open to new ideas.