"...An elegant performer."
Claire is a vocalist of versatility. She is adept in the genres of Jazz and Pop primarily, but also Soul, Classical and Musical Theatre. Her performing credits include singing as part of the Regent Street's Christmas Lights Switch-on in December 2014, performances supporting charity events including Support Cambodia, EACH and PBL and also taking lead roles in musicals of Thoroughly Modern Millie, Follies and Les Miserables. Claire also performs regularly in live music venues as a solo act on voice and piano.
Claire's dulcet, rich vocal tones and delicate harmonious piano accompaniment coupled with her wide reaching repertoire makes Claire an excellent choice for any event that requires acoustic ambience.
Her performances can be adapted for all occasions, and she is in demand for weddings, charity events, funerals, private parties and functions, corporate events and fundraisers. Her vocal range and experience and advanced piano skill allows her to adapt her style from classical music, to pop, musical theatre and jazz, all the while retaining her own warm and inviting vocal style making her a unique artist.
Private Occasion Events
With an eclectic collection of over 200 songs in her repertoire list, covering all major music genres, Claire is guaranteed to have a perfect set list to suit your occasion (a repertoire list can be provided upon request). Alternatively, she welcomes personal requests to learn in advance of a special occasion, of any genre, adapting it to her own. Popular requests are made in particular for the entrance of the Bride at wedding ceremonies, songs for signing of the registers and recessional pieces. First dance requests are also welcomed. Claire will willingly tailor your event to any musical request you wish for to make your event more personal and memorable for you.
For those events where the party needs livening up, Claire has formed a set list of more upbeat Jazz, Swing and Popular numbers with high quality instrumentals to accompany. From dance tracks to hot jazz to ballad standards, there’s sure to be something for everyone in her livelier performances.
Claire is happy to perform to suit your requirements in any live performance setting, and is kitted out with Yamaha equipment to provide rich-sounding, professional and accomplished performances. With a recent investment in a new top-of-the-range Yamaha PA system, portable Yamaha piano, 2 x Yamaha Speakers, mixing desk, and industry leading microphone, Claire can assure the highest quality standard of sound to her audiences.
Sets and Pricing
Claire can provide individual pricing depending on your needs for your engagement; performances are personal to suit your needs and for the occasion.
For private or public performances, a set involves 45-50 minutes of music and you can choose either piano and voice or jazz recital based music with a livelier feel with professional instrumental accompaniment, or a combination of the two. A popular suggestion is 2 performance sets, nearing 2 hours of music with a 15 minute break in between. Claire can consider bespoke requests for specific songs/tunes; please specify if you require anything bespoke and Claire will do her utmost to accommodate this.
NB: For travel over 3 miles from Norwich, there is a supplementary charge of 46p per mile travelled to and from the venue.
To make a booking or enquire about a private events and costs, please click on the Contact page and fill in the relevant information.