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Composers for hire in Reading

Hire a composer in Reading for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 247 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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£175 - £400
ComposerWatford

Available throughout the UK as a solo performer with acoustic guitar/vocals, or with three piece band (Kid At The Back) or acoustic duo.

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£75 - £250
ComposerBracknell

Pop and Rock Solo acoustic or party singer and guitarist! Beatles, Take That, ABBA, Killers, Wham! Bryan Adams and many others!

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£150 - £450
ComposerAndover

Simon is a singer/songwriter who has toured Europe & the UK with his mix of original songs plus country, rock'n'roll, blues & soul covers.

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£150 - £400
ComposerRuislip

I am a passionate and professionally minded musician, pianist, music producer & composer seeking a challenging music industry position

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From£180
ComposerBrentford

Charismatic singer, songwriter and classical pianist, finalist of the Open Mic UK 2017, resident singer at the London Club Bag O'Nails.

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From£200
ComposerLondon

88 is a qualified and awarded pianist. Repertoire includes jazz, ambient, blues, neoromantic, classical, ragtime and early jazz music.

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£100 - £700
ComposerAylesbury

Producer, Session Musician, Singer-Songwriter, Educator, Covers and/or Originals

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From£250
ComposerReading

Gerard Cousins is a guitarist whose music has been featured on Sky TV, BBC Radio 6, Radio 3 & an hour long special on BBC Radio Wales.

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From£250
ComposerHemel Hempstead

15 years as pro vocalist working with a variety of bands across a multitude of genres. Lead vocalist / arranger of Nouveau Lounge.

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£150 - £400
ComposerSurrey

Having played piano for over 30 years Peter has been a professional pianist since 2000, playing for weddings and all other functions.

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From£185
ComposerHarrow

Accompanist, soloist, composer and Jazz pianist. Many years experience providing outstanding music and as versatile as you can get.

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£235 - £380
ComposerWatford

★★★★★-reviewed concert guitarist and producer. Available for hosting and performances. All audio equipment provided at no extra cost.

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From£180
ComposerLondon

Henry is a freelance musician - pianist, singer, composer, guitarist - living in London. He holds a BA in Music from Cambridge University.

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£400 - £900
ComposerReading

Classically trained Baritone Jazz Singer & Electronic Artist & DJ producer

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From£180
ComposerChesham

Adrian studied at the Royal Academy of Music and was awarded the Frances Earle Scholarship for piano playing. He has performed worldwide.

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£100 - £480
ComposerReading

Robert Sowden I'm a professional singer, musician, writer, producer and DJ. I perform solo, or with my band, Rob & The Retros

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£50 - £300
ComposerHammersmith

I sing tenor opera arias like Nessun Dorma and perform other styles as well

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From£180
ComposerWoking

Luke is a composer, songwriter and musician from Surrey.

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
Average response time:
7 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a composer?

The typical price for a composer is:
£Budget£180
££Pro£290
£££High-end£400+

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Frequently asked questions

Can any composer play my favourite song?

Professional composers will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that composers may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the composer's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do composers take to set up?

Your composer will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the composer prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our composers are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our composers will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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