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Kezia Taylor

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About Kezia

Flautist
Lancashire
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An elegant touch to your wedding, event or function.

Kezia is a flautist based in the North-West of England and is currently studying at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. For two years she was taught by Marytn Shaw at Leeds College of Music before she decided to move to the RNCM to finish her degree. Alongside her studies Kezia has recently participated in masterclasses with Fiona Fulton in April 2018 and Anna Noakes in February 2017. She also performed with Leeds Youth Opera in their production of Les Miserables, Verdi’s A Masked Ball and Puccini’s La Boheme at the Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds. She is a member of the Leeds College of Music Students’ Union Camerata and the Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra. Kezia has a lot of previous performance experience both as a soloist and part of an ensemble. She has played with the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra in 2014 as first flute and worked with Vasily Petrenko on Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien. Whilst part of LPYO she had the opportunity to work side-by-side with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and their In Harmony project. She has worked with Blackpool Symphony Orchestra as well as the Lancashire Youth Symphony Orchestra under Helen Harrison and Lancashire Youth Concert Band under Howard Lorriman. Whilst studying at Kirkham Grammar School as music scholar, Kezia attained her Grade 8 flute with distinction and her achievement was recognised by ABRSM as she gained their High Achievers award in 2015. Kezia represented the Kirkham and Rural Fylde Rotary club in their national young musicians competition where she won both the local and district rounds, making it to the regional final. Following this, she was asked to perform at the Rotary Club conference in Southport. In 2015 she was runner up in the house music competition at KGS and went on to win it in 2016 with Louis Ganne’s Andante et scherzando. Kezia also studied piano under William Dowding. In her two years at KGS she gained academic prizes in music, three A-levels and participated in many coffee concerts as a soloist.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Christmas, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Opera, Musical theatre, Film / TV music
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Instruments:
Flute, Piccolo
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Community music worker
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Song list

Processional (Groom, Bridesmaids, Parents etc…):
Bach - Air on a G String.
Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring.
Handel - Air from Water Music Suite.
Mozart - Ave Verum Corpus.
Pachelbel - Canon in D.
Bride’s Processional:
Clarke, Trumpet Voluntary - bride or recessional.
Delibes, Flower duet - works for bridesmaids as well.
Handel, The Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba.
Handel, Hornpipe from Water Music Suite.
Mascagni, Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana.
Mendelssohn, Wedding March - traditional.
Purcell, Trumpet Tune.
Verdi, March from Aida.
Vivaldi, Spring from Four Seasons.
Wagner, Bridal Chorus - traditional.
Recessional:
Clarke, Trumpet Voluntary
Handel, Royal Fireworks music
Handel, Hornpipe from Water Music Suite
Mozart, Allegro Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Purcell, Trumpet Tune
Vivaldi, Spring from Four Seasons.
Other:
Bach, Badinerie.
Bizet, Habanera.
Bizet, Act II from Carmen.
Bizet, Act III from Carmen.
Gossec, Tambourin.
Grieg, Peer Gynt Suite.
Macdowell, To a Wild Rose.
Offenbach, Can Can.
Puccini, O Mio Babbino Caro.
Ravel, Bolero.
Rossini, William Tell Overture.
Saint-seans, The Swan.
Strauss, Blue Danube Waltz.
Strauss, Radetzsky March.
Tchaikovsky, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy.
Tchaikovsky, Dance of the Reed Flutes.
Tchaikovsky, Waltz of the Flowers.
Vivaldi, Autumn from Four Seasons.

Reviews

From customers:

Mrs D, 1 year ago

Kezia, thank you soooo much for playing at mine and Beej’s wedding. What an amazing way for us to start our day with you welcoming the guests. From the minute we had our first discussion about what we wanted for the wedding to the day itself I knew we were in safe hands. Thank you for accommodating our varying song requests and helping to make our day truely magical! ❤️

Wedding L, 1 year ago

A new like and a big thank you for playing yesterday at the wedding fayre