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Thames Ditton
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Energetic and versatile singer. Classically trained soulful voice.

Pauline Callais is an experienced interactive versatile singer with a very wide repertoire of 200+ songs. On stage performance or roaming as a singing waiter. Ideal for Weddings, Corporate Events, Private Parties, Functions, Christmas Parties and More! 1) 'Pauline Callais Music' Solo vocalist with carefully selected backing tracks or a cappella. From Jazz, French Classics, Postmodern Jukebox, 50's 60's Classics to the latest Chart and upbeat Party Hits. - From 1 x 60 Minutes set (Reduced rate for weekday daytime performance) 2) Pauline and the Imaginary Friends’ Acoustic duo. Versatile, uplifting and interactive. Covers with a twist and a little ‘je ne sais quoi’! From 70's Hits to the latest Chart with a couple of Jazz, 50's 60's Classics, Musicals and Sing-along songs (see Pauline and the Imaginary Friends' profile) - Typically 2 x 45 Minutes set 3) ‘Pauline and the Imaginary Friends’ Acoustic trio (with cajon or handsonic for a more unique sound). - Typically 2 x 45 Minutes set * Basic Lighting if required 4) ‘The Dance Project Band’. The ultimate Party Band, playing Dance Classics from the 70's to the latest Party Hits (see The Dance Project Band's profile) - Typically 2 x 60 Minutes set (Larger band sizes available) - Duo option available (with John Michaels, very interactive keyboard player) * Lighting & background and pre mixed DJ sets played when band is not on stage Typically all the above include: * High quality wireless microphone (PAT tested) * iPhone playlist between sets * FaceTime conversation & tailored setlist * PAT tested PA Travel free if within easy reach of Surrey and Berkshire. Fees apply for further travel. Performance times options: 1 x 60 Minutes | 2 x 45 Minutes | 2 x 60 Minutes | 3 x 40 Minutes | 3 x 45 Minutes

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Covers, Christmas, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Jazz, Cabaret, Swing, Vintage, Soul, Acoustic
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Other skills:
Songwriter, Fluent improviser, Singing teaching
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Song list

Non exhaustive setlist.
Please get in touch for my complete repertoire (including Christmas, French Classics, Classic 50's 60's).
Song requests welcome!
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CHART
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Can’t Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Happy - Pharell Williams
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Feel It Still - Portugal The Man
Love Foolosophy - Jamiroquai
Cosmic Girl - Jamiroquai
Cake By The Ocean - DNCE
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
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CLUB HITS
Make Luv - Room 5
Starlight - The Supermen Lovers
New Rules - Dua Lipa
Desire - Years & Years
Free - Ultra Naté 90’s
Move Your Feet - Junior Senior
Mr Saxobeat - Alexandra Stan
How Deep Is Your Love - Calvin Harris
Easy Love (ABC) - Sigala
Spectrum - Florence & The Machine
Lady - Modjo
Finally - Cece Peniston
Sing It Back - Moloko
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70’S
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Gloria Gaynor
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Bad Girls - Donna Summers
I Want Your Love - Chic
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
Blame It On The Boogie - The Jacksons
Shake Your Body Down To The Ground - The Jacksons
Always There - Side Effect / Incognito
Dancing Queen - ABBA
Mamma Mia - ABBA
Is This The Way To Amarillo - Tony Christie
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80's 90's
I’m Still Standing - Elton John
(Simply) The Best - Tina Turner
Don’t Stop Believing - Journey
Ain’t Nobody - Chaka Khan
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
I’m So Excited - The Pointer Sister
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
Give It Up - KC & The Sunshine Band
It’s Raining Men - The Weather Girls
Thriller - Michael Jackson
Like A Prayer - Madonna
The Final Countdown - Europe
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LAID BACK
Higher Love - Steve Winwood
The Power Of Love - Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
The Scientist - Coldplay
Million Years Ago - Adele
Everlasting Love - Climie Fisher
Un-break My Heart - Toni Braxton
Take My Breath Away - Berlin
I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
SLOW!!! Everydoby Hurts - R.E.M.
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
Killing Me Softly - Roberta Flack
The Winner Takes It All - ABBA
Fragile - Sting
Missing - Everything But The Girl
Careless Whisper - Wham!
Love Changes (Everything) - Climie Fisher
Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel
Purple Rain - Prince
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JAZZ & SWING
Fly Me To The Moon
Have You Met Miss Jones
Mack The Knife
Isn’t She Lovely
Sway
Hit The Road Jack
Come Fly With Me
Sunny
Straighten Up And Fly Right
L-O-V-E
Someday My Prince Will Come
The Bare Necessities & I Wanna Be Like You
Everybody Wants To Be A Cat
Les Feuilles Mortes / Autumn Leaves
C’est Si Bon
La Vie En Rose
Que Reste T’il De Nos Amours
J’ai Deux Amours
La Mer / Beyond The Sea
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DISNEY & MUSICALS
I Just Can't Wait To Be King - The Lion King
Can You Feel The Love Tonight - The Lion King
The Circle Of Life - The Lion King
Hakuna Matata - The Lion King
You’ve Got A Friend In Me - Toy Story
How Far I’ll Go - Moana
Let It Go - Frozen
When You Believe - The Prince Of Egypt
Defying Gravity - Wicked
This Is Me - The Greatest Showman
Come Alive - The Greatest Showman
Rewrite The Stars - The Greatest Showman
A Million Dreams - The Greatest Showman
Never Enough - The Greatest Showman
I Wanna Be Like You - The Jungle Book
Everybody Wants To Be A Cat - The Aristocats
Pure Imagination - Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
Some Day My Prince Will Come - Snow White
When You Wish Upon A Star - Pinocchio
A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes - Cinderella
He’s A Tramp - The Lady And The Tramp
Bella Notte - The Lady And The Tramp
Over The Rainbow - The Wizard Of Oz
My Favourite Things - The Sound Of Music
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 please just let me know.

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

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and I actually offer this service for free - Free iPhone playlist between sets if required.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually set up 30 minutes (15 minutes for small busking amp) before the performance time. As soon as the PA is set up I can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for my performance.

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

Yes. Bespoke setlists on every performance tailored to every client.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

I bring my own high quality wireless microphone or headset system. Larger PA (MAUI 11 G2 1000W) for larger audience & room or Busking amp (Roland Cube Street EX, 50W) for smaller settings.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

I have a large repertoire of 200+ tracks from Classics to Current chart with regular additions of current tracks. If a song isn't included in my song list there is a chance I already know it. If there is a special song you'd like me to learn I am happy to learn a song, free of charge, given there is enough time for me to practice.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Clients tend to love my energy and stage presence, how I can get the crowd up and dancing, including talking to the audience. They also love my versatility and songs selection, there is something for everyone. My creativity, performing my own take on some great tunes. Finally my professionalism and ability to tailor every performance!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

- Kingston Arts, Festival of the Voice - Teddington Christmas Lights Up - The Kew Bridge Stable - Odell Beer Festival Pubs & Restaurants, Private parties, Greatest Showman party, Birthday parties, Halloween parties, Weddings, Care homes, etc

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Florence + The Machine, Paloma Faith, Katy Perry, Mumford And Sons, Gabrielle Aplin, Birdy, and many more!

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

“The Greatest Showman” themed PTA school ball event at Raven's Ait. 260 guests. Performing alongside 2 professional dancers and DJ. Teddington Christmas Lights Up. 7m x 4m covered stage and full PA system and lights.

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)£110
Up to 1 hour£210
Up to 2 hours£250
Up to 3 hours£370

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Shelle L, 11 months ago

''I’ve seen Pauline and the Imaginary Friends perform several times now and their show is always full of energy and fun. Pauline has great vocals with a quirky style that is engaging and entertaining, and her adaptations of the songs are unique and interesting.''

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Justice O, 11 months ago

“Pauline has a unique style that makes you feel refreshed, happy and excited about life! Her generous heart was able to sing for our Christmas Appeal in the Christian Aid office in London and everyone commented on how great of a singer she is! We look forward to having her sing again!”

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