CUSTOMER & CLIENT COMMENTS

 

'Your playing made our entire wedding party come alive,
you've been truly amazing - thank you so much again!'

George Clooney following his wedding to Amal Alalmuddin at Danesfield
House, Marlow, Buckinghamshire (Saturday 25th October, 2014)

               

Evening invitaion to George and Amal Clooney's 'British' wedding celebration

*****

'Hi Richard, thanks for making our night so special, we had an absolute ball thanks
to you. Can't believe AP got up and sang as it was such an emotional day
for him. Great pictures, will be added to the retirement albums!!'

E-mail from Chanelle McCoy following her husband Sir AP McCoy's retirement
party after being crowned champion jockey for the 20th time. The Vineyard at
Stockcross near Newbury, Berkshire (Saturday 25th April, 2015)

               

Champion jockey Sir AP McCoy singing the Killers' 'Mr Brightside'
at a retirement party following his final race

*****

'Thank you so much, your music has been marvellous all evening!'
Rt Hon Theresa May MP following a wedding anniversary dinner at The Vineyard
at Stockcross, Newbury, Berkshire (Friday 3rd September, 2015)

*****

'Believe it or not, you're the first person ever to play one of my own
compositions in front of me........... I'm very flattered, we were all
saying that you're a very mean piano player indeed!

Jools Holland whilst dining at 'Le Caprice', Arlington Street, London

*****

With Jeff Wayne, composer of 'War Of The Worlds'

'I have been so impressed with the accuracy of your playing, not to mention
the diversity of styles you cover. You really have been most entertaining!'

Jeff Wayne, the comopser and creator of the 'War Of The Worlds' album and
stage show. Private lunch, Newbury, Berkshire (Sunday 7th May, 2017)

*****

'That's great man……..I appreciate your playing!'
President Bill Clinton whilst visiting Harrods, Knightsbridge, London

*****


'Richard, thanks so much for playing for us tonight -
your performance was, as usual, superb!'

Sir Chris Gent, Chairman of Glaxo Smith Kline following a GSK Board Dinner
at Cliveden, near Maidenhead, Berkshire (Wednesday 1st October, 2014)

Playing for the Board of Glaxo Smith Kline at Cliveden

*****

'We've really enjoyed listening to you tonight, we were impressed by the
way you mix and match so many different musical styles…excellent'

Melvyn Bragg whilst dining at 'Le Caprice', Arlington Street, London

*****

'Thank you for playing so beautifully for us this evening, we've all enjoyed it so much!'
Queen Noor of Jordan during her 60th Birthday Party at her residence
near Ascot, Berkshire (Saturday 25th June, 2011)

*****

'Thank you so much for playing for us, we've all had the most wonderful afternoon.'
Sir Frank Williams during a lunch to celebrate his 70th birthday at The
Vineyard at Stockcross, Newbury, Berkshire (Sunday 8th April, 2012)

*****

'Thank you again Richard for your wonderful playing at our
wedding, you really did help make it a special occasion.'

E-mail testimonial from BBC Radio 2's Tim Smith following his marriage to
Leonie at Tylney Hall, Hook, Hampshire (Sunday 24th February, 2013)

BBC Radio 2's Tim Smith, co-host of 'Steve Wright In The Afternoon'

*****

'Amazing job Richard, we clearly like the same kind of music! Consider me a fan!!'
Celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal during a visit to The Vineyard
at Stockcross, Newbury, Berkshire (July, 2013)

 

 

RECENT TESTIMONIALS...............

2016

'We just wanted to say a huge thanks you for playing at our wedding. Our guests
all commented on how lovely your music was and how it went down so well at
such a lovely venue. You were amazing and we wuld highly recommend you
to anyone needing a pianist for their wedding.'
E-mail sent by Georgina and Matt Warren following their wedding at
Nonsuch Manor, Cheam, Surrey (Saturday 1st September, 2016)

*****

'My husband and I were staying at the The Vineyard on 4th June celebrating my birthday and
we had the most perfect evening having dinner and listening to you play the piano. We both
absolutely loved hearing you play that night and whenever I hear Alicia Keys' 'If I Ain't Got
You' and Billy Joel's 'New York State of Mind', I will remember you and your wonderful
talent with fondness. So just a short email to say thank you
for making that such a
special evening and hopefully one day we may hear you play again'.

E-mail sent by Laura and Mark Stapleton following an evening at The
Vineyard at Stockcross (Saturday 4th June, 2016)

*****

'I just wanted to say a huge thank you for playing at our wedding on Saturday. It really
gave a fantastic atmosphere and our friends and family loved you as you could tell
by the requests and the singing! We had an amazing day, it couldn't have gone
any better and we will definitely be recommending you in future.'
E-mail sent by John Pietrzak following his wedding at The Forbury
Hotel, Reading, Berkshire (Saturday 9th January, 2016)

*****

 

2015

'Thank  you  so  much  for  playing  so  beautifully  at  our  wedding, for  all  your  
help  organising the piano  and for your advice to our ceremony  singer Clemmy.
You really made such a difference to our reception. Thanks again for everything.'

Card sent by Jemima Hoare following her wedding to Andy at The Rectory
Hotel near Malmesbury, Wiltshire (Saturday 18th July, 2015)

Thank you card sent by Jemima Hoare

*****

'Your music you played set the party off on the right track and all of our friends remarked
on your skill and the effortless way you moved from one tune to another. You really made
the evening and I hope that we will have many more opportunities to hear you play in the
future. In addition, I hope that some of our friends will engage you for their events too!'

E-mail sent by Patrick Neil following his 50th Birthday Party
near Alton, Hampshire (Friday 27th June, 2015)

*****

'Laura and I just wanted to say a massive thank you for playing at our wedding. You were
everything I had hoped for and more and really helped make our day perfect. We had lots
of compliments about you from our guests not just because your playing was so good,
but also because you also seem such a genuine and lovely person. We will be
recommending you to any of our friends who have a wedding in future.'

E-mail sent by James and Laura White following their wedding at Sunningdale
Park, Sunningdale, Berkshire (Saturday 6th June, 2015)

*****

 

2014

'Thank you again for being there on New Year's Eve, everyone thought you were absolutely
incredible! We loved the singing and your piano playing made it all the better. It was
definitely the most 'fun' ceremony I've been to although I'm sure I'm biassed!'
E-mail sent by Julie Ward following her marriage to Olly at The Great Tythe Barn,
near Tetbury, Gloucestershire (Wednesday 31st December, 2014)

*****

'Just wanted to drop you a line to say 'thanks' for your great playing at our
wedding last weekend. The whole day was magical from start to finish
and you played a big part in it with the atmosphere you created.
Your playing was perfect, subtle and just right for the event.'

E-mail sent by Anthony and Amanda Merriman following their wedding reception
at Donnington Valley Hotel, Newbury, Berkshire (Saturday 25th October, 2014)

*****

'Thank you so much for playing  at our celebration  at Notley Barn on Sunday. You put
the icing on the cake and made the day even more special for us and our guests. The
day was totally memorable and we now look forward to seeing the photographs!'

Card sent by Michael and Ann Crees following their 25th Wedding Celebration
at Notley Barn, near Thame, Oxfordshire (Sunday 24th August, 2014)

Thank you card sent by Michael and Ann Crees

*****

'Dear Richard, just wanted to drop you a little e-mail to say a huge big thank you
you for making my dad's 60th birthday extra special! We all thoroughly enjoyed
your  playing and we were  really touched by the  extra special 'Happy Birthday'
you kindly played - it really wouldn't  have been the same without you playing.
We feel so lucky that you were with us that evening.'        
  

E-mail sent by Louise and Ian Kenny following Louise's dad's 60th Birthday Celebration
at The Vineyard at Stockcross, Newbury, Berkshire (Friday 1st August, 2014)

*****

'Just a quick note to thank you for playing at our wedding on Sunday. You were
truly brilliant and we had so many comments about how good you were. As
well as the songs  we had  requested,  your choice of  songs throughout 
the reception  and  wedding  breakfast was excellent!  We kept finding
            ourselves tapping our feet and singing along! Thanks again....'          
        
E-mail sent by Liz and Trevor Mitchell following their wedding reception at
Donnington Valley Hotel near Newbury, Berkshire (Sunday 4th May, 2014)

*****

'Hello Richard, I am now coming down off Cloud 9 after the wedding! Thank you so
much for playing for us, it was just beautiful and added so much to the day. I know
everybody really enjoyed your playing and Emma's friends especially were having
a good singalong! You were a pleasure to liaise with in the run up to the wedding.'

E-mail sent by Mrs.Sandy Chamberlain following her daugter Emma's wedding to Ahmed
at Stratford-upon-Avon Town Hall, Warwickshire (Saturday 11th January, 2014)

Playing at Stratford-Upon-Avon Town Hall, Warwickshire,
for the wedding reception of Emma and Ahmed

*****

2013

'Dear  Richard,  I wanted  to  thank  you  for  making  our  wedding  day  so  special.
Lots  of  people  have  said how  fantastic  your  playing  was  and  how  much  they
enjoyed  themselves. Allan was  moved  to  tears  by the  'Madness' song on the way
out of the ceremony! I'm sorry I didn't get to speak to you much but thank you again'.

E-mail sent by Tracy Jalland following her wedding to Allan at The Vineyard
at Stockcross, near Newbury, Berkshire (Saturday 21st September, 2013)

Playing in the Calistoga Room at The Vineyard at Stockcross,
near Newbury, Berkshire for the wedding of Tracy and Allan

*****

'We just wanted to drop you a line to  thank  you so  much  for helping to  make 
our wedding day so  fantastic. Despite  the  weather  we  had  an  amazing  day
and your fabulous music really  helped, we had so many  great  comments from 
our  guests  about  you. From  start to finish you have  been a great professional
and  a delight  to  deal  with,  we would  have absolutely no hesitation at all in
recommending you to anyone. Once again, many  thanks and looking
                                     forward to seeing and and hearing you again very soon!'                                
                  

E-mail sent by Amy and Jason Fiddler following their wedding at Ufton
Court near Aldermaston, Berkshire (Friday 13th September, 2013)

Group photo of Jason and Amy Fiddler and all their guests
outside the Tythe Barn at Ufton Court, Berkshire

*****

'Thank  you  so  much  for  playing   at  our  wedding  and  reception,  the  ambience
you added to the proceedings raised the whole experiencefor  all of us present.  Your
accompaniment to our ceremony was more personaland dignified than any recorded
playlist could ever have been, you accompaniment to our wedding breakfast so much
more fun! We hope you enjoyed theday, the  surroundings  and  the atmosphere,  we
certainly did  and it wouldn't have been the  same without your  talent and  humour.'

Card sent by Kathryn and Andy Flach following their wedding at Wallingford
Town Hall and their reception at The Leathern Bottel, Goring-on Thames,
Oxfordshire (Thursday 29th August, 2013)

Kathryn and Andy Flach at The Leathern Bottel, Goring-On-Thames, Oxon

*****

'Richard, thank  you for making  our day so special. It  was lovely to meet you
and you did an amazing job keeping all our guests entertained. You're a very
talented pianist and your choice of music was super, thank you so much!'
T
hank you card sent by Helen and Mike Thomas following their wedding
at the Hilton, Newport, South Wales (Saturday 27th July, 2013)

Welsh Guards Bandsman MIke Thomas with his new
wife Helen at the Hlton, Newport, South Wales

*****

'We wanted to write to thank you for entertaining our guests at
our wedding with your excellent skills as a pianist. We are truly
grateful  to  you  for  helping  make  the  day  so  special.'

Card sent by Hayley and Jonathan Taylor following their wedding at
Danesfield House, near Marlow, Bucks (Saturday 20th July, 2013)

*****

'Dear Richard, we would like to thank you so much for all your playing at our
wedding both during the Ceremony at Ede's House and then at our reception
at The Vicars' Hall, Chichester. Your  playing was so magical and there was
such a variety!  Everybody  thought  you  were 'a real find' and  we were
very  fortunate to have you. It certainly contributed to a fantastic day.'

Thank you card sent by Jill and Stephen following their wedding
in Chichester, West Sussex (Saturday 25th May, 2013)

Playing during the ceremony at Ede's House, later during wedding
reception at The Vicars' Hall, Chichester, West Sussex

*****

'Richard, thank  you  for  playing  for  us  and  helping  us  celebrate our wedding.
We had such an amazing day and you played a major part in it being so fantastic.
Many of our guests commented on your performance and as always we wouldn't
hesitate  to recomend  you to  others. We  look forward to seeing you on  our
next visit to The Vineyard. Love and best wishes, Steve and Keren.'   

Thank you card sent by Mr. Steve Dolton following his wedding to Keren at The
Vineyard at Stockcross, near Newbury, Berkshire (Saturday 30th March, 2013)

Pre-wedding civil ceremony at The Vineyard at Stockcross, near Newbury, Berkshire

*****

"Leonie and I would like to say what an utter delight it was having  you play at
our wedding reception. Although it was only  a  relatively small affair, having you 
there made it feel much bigger and also that  little bit  more  special.  You were  
utterly professional, played for  longer than you were booked for  and  seemingly
knew every song and tune that my guests asked you to play! My Mum was especially
delighted  that you knew 'Spanish Eyes' and my wife (!) was extremely happy that you
appeared  to know Robbie Williams' entire back catalogue! I really can't recommend
you  highly enough  both for your  charming personality and  of course your
undoubted playing skills. Thank  you again for your  wonderful playing at
our wedding you really did  help  make  it  a special occasion"

E-mail testimonial from BBC Radio 2's Tim Smith following his marriage to
Leonie at Tylney Hall, Hook, Hampshire (Sunday 24th February, 2013)

*****

'Thank you for making our wedding so special. We are really glad that we chose you
to play, everybody commented on how great you were. Many thanks again.'

Card sent by Louise and Craig following their wedding at Northbrook
Park near Farnham, Surrey (Friday 11th January, 2013)

Louise and Craig on their wedding day at Farnham Park, Surrey, 11th January, 2013

*****

 

2012

'Thank you so much for providing us with some fabulous
music and helping to make our day so special.'

Card sent by Greg and Vikki Rudman following their wedding at Ardington
House, near Wantage, Oxfordshire (Saturday 24th November, 2012)

Greg and Vikki's wedding at Ardington House, Wantage, Oxfordshire, 24th November, 2012

*****

'We just  wanted  to thank you ever so  much for the beautiful music  at our
wedding at Silchester Houserecently. We were so  delighted that we chose
you to play and we thought  the music fitted the  occasion so perfectly. We
have had so many lovely comments from our guests, thank you once again'

E-mail sent by Debra and Stephen Brown following their wedding at
Silchester House, near Reading, Berkshire (Saturday 9th June, 2012)

*****

'We would like to say a  very big thank you for your  amazing performance
throughout the day. Every one of the guests we have spoken to commented
on your wonderful music and said they could have listened to you play
all day! Your choice of music was perfect and it was a pleasure
having you at Matt and Gill's wedding.'

E-mail sent by the parents of the bride, Steve and Sarah Hudson, following their daughter Gill's
wedding reception at Taplow House Hotel, near Maidenhead, Berkshire (Sunday 22nd April, 2012)

*****

'Alex and I just wanted to say a big thank you for playing at our wedding.
The music was beautifuland exactly what we had wanted. We had
such a lovely day, thank you once again.'

E-mail sent by Clare Joyce following her wedding at Loseley House,
near Guildford, Surrey (Saturday 7th April, 2012)

*****

 

2011

'Just a litle note to express our thanks and gratitude for your wonderful piano
playing at our wedding.  It was a childhood dream of mine to have a pianist
so thank you for fulfilling this and for playing so many of our favourite songs.
Thank you also for allowing me to sing with you - it was the hardest song I've
ever performed but I was so honoured to
do so accompanied by yourself'.'

Card sent by Hayley Dunbar following her wedding at Ufton Court,
Ufton Nervett, Berkshire (Friday 30th December, 2011)

Hayley Dunbar singing at her wedding at Ufton Court, Berkshire, 30th December, 2011

*****

'We thank you for sharing our very special day with us. You played the
piano beautifully during our wedding day. We can't thank you enough
for making our day so special. You are a very talented pianist and we
shall definitely be recommending you to all our family and friends.'

Card sent by Emma and Barry Russell following their wedding at The Grims
Dyke Hotel, Harrow, Middlesex (Saturday 12th November, 2011)

Emma & Barry Russell, The Grims Dyke Hotel, Harrow, London 12th November, 2011

*****

'The evening went brilliantly and we've had such great feedback from our guests. As ever
you played a wonderful set so thanks for that, it all adds to the atmosphere of the evening.'
E-mail sent by Karen Walter following The Link Foundation Charity Ball, held

at The Castle Hotel, Windsor, Berkshire (Saturday 8th October, 2011)

*****

'Darren and I would like to say a massive thank you for Saturday.  You made our day very
special and so many of ourguests commented on how talented you are. I understand that
one of my friends, who is planning a wedding, took your card so fingers crossed we'll
see you again! Thanks again, it really was a massive factor in our magical day!'

E-mail sent by Anna Hassall following her wedding reception at
Monks Barn, Hurley, Berkshire (Saturday 1st October, 2011)

 

*****

'We wanted to say a big thank you for playing at our wedding last month. We
thought you did a fantastic job and we have received so many compliments
about you from our guests. You definitely made our day even more special'.

E-mail sent by Hannah Whittington following her wedding at Pennyhill Park,
Bagshott, Surrey (Saturday 10th September, 2011)

*****

'Matt and I  just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you so much for the
beautiful  music you played  at our  wedding.  Everyone  commented on the
musicand it really helped create the perfect day for us. Thank you so much'.

Card sent by Anna Young following her wedding reception at Northcote
House, Sunningdale, Berkshire (Saturday 22nd July, 2011)

*****

'Thank you so very much for playing the piano at our wedding reception at
Micklefield Hall. Thank you forgiving us such a wonderful welcome to the
Hall and for all the music you played so beautifully.  We are incredibly
grateful that you were able to fit us into your busy schedule, thank you!'

Card sent by Victoria and Magnus McCabe following their wedding reception at
Mickefield Hall, near Chorleywood, Hertfordshire (Saturday 25th June, 2011)

Victoria and Magnus McCabe, Micklefield Hall, Hertfordshire, Saturday 25th June, 2011

*****

'On behalf of the whole finance team at McDonalds I would like to thank you again for your
fabulous contribution on Thursday. Everybody was under the charm of your talent and we
all enjoyed listening to your vast reprtoirethroughout the drinks reception and dinner. It
was a real pleasure dealing with you both during the preparation for our event as well as
on the day itself. Once again, thanks a million for playing for us, it was absolutely perfect.'

E-mail sent by Stephanie Gayet following an event organised by Macdonalds Restaurants
Limited at The Manor of Groves Hotel, near Harlow, Essex (Thursday 23rd June, 2011)

Playing at an event for Macdonalds Restaurants Ltd, Harlow, Essex, 23rd June, 2011

*****

'Thank you very much for your music at our wedding reception and during the
wedding breakfast at Danesfield House on 10th June 2011. We and our guests
really enjoyed your performance, it made our day more special. We'll
definitely keep you in mind next time we need a pianist!'

Card sent by Nick Richardson following his wedding reception at
Danesfield House, Marlow, Buckinghamshire (Friday 10th June, 2011)

*****

'Thank you so much for the beautiful music you played for our wedding
ceremony and drinks reception at Northcote House on June 4th. It was
perfect, our guests loved it. and particularly enjoyed making 'special
requests' on the terrace. Thank you again'.

Card sent by Mr & Mrs Lee following their wedding reception at
Northcote House, Sunningdale, Berkshire (Saturday 4th June, 2011)

Mr. & Mrs. Lee, Northcote House, Sunningdale, Berkshire, 4th June, 2011

*****

'Just a note to say how much we enjoyed having you play at our wedding.
The music you played was absolutely perfect and everything we had hoped
for. There were so many positive comments from family. So thank you
for helping to make our big day so special.'

Card sent by Kate & Tim Jennings following their wedding at Loseley
House, near Guildford, Surrey (Sunday 29th May, 2011)

 

*****

'Delia and I just wanted to write and thank you for the brilliant  piano playing
at our wedding.  It set the mood of the day off perfectly and so  many people
commented about how good you were. Delia's father was especially pleased
that you knew 'I Dreamed A Dream'! All the best for the future'.

Card sent by Matthew Saperia following his wedding reception at
Botleys Mansion, Chertsey, Surrey (Saturday 28th May, 2011)

Mr. & Mrs. Matthew Saperia, Botleys Mansion, Surrey, Saturday 28th May 2011

*****

'Hi Richard, we just wanted to say thank you for yesterday. Everybody,
us included, loved your music and we were sad to see you leave!'

E-mail sent by Sarah Penman following her wedding at Tracy
Park Hotel, Wick, near Bath (Saturday 21st May, 2011)

*****

'We  wanted to say a huge  thank  you for playing  the piano at  our
wedding It really made the ceremony special to have our choice of
music played so beautifully. The music during the drinks reception
on the keyboard was also lovely and people commented on how
good it was. We would not not hesitate to recommend you.'

Card sent by Joanna Wiffen following her wedding to Jeremy at Northcote
House, Sunningdale, Berkshire. (Saturday 23rd April, 2011)

Joanna & Jeremy, Northcote House, Sunningdale, Berkshire, Saturday 23rd April, 2011

*****

'Thank you so much for your excellent playing at Michele and Rob's wedding!
So many people remarked on it and said how much they'd enjoyed listening
to you. Music means a lot to quite a few of our family and friends and your
wonderful playing added so much to the special quality of the occasion.'

E-mail sent by Mrs. Vivienne Ward following her daughter's wedding at
Highclere Castle, near Newbury, Berkshire (Saturday 16th April, 2011)

 

*****

 

2010

'Now that the dust has settled on our wedding celebrations and we are back home
here in Finland, we just wanted to send our thanks to you for being such a special
part of our wonderful wedding day at Cain Manor on the 23rd September. We
have received many comments from guests praising your wonderful keyboard
talents and we would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone.It was a real

pleasure to meet you and we wish you every future success in your career.'
E-mail sent by Michael and Sara Atkinson following their wedding at Cain
Manor, Churt, Hampshire (Thursday 23rd September, 2010)

*****

'I just wanted to send you a note to thank you for last Saturday, your music was
so beautiful. It was perfect - more than I could have ever expected. The whole
day was excellent. Thanks again for your superb entertainment.'

E-mail sent by Camille Stedall following her wedding at The Old Swan & Minster Mill,
Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire (Saturday 11th September, 2010)

*****

'We  just wanted  to say a huge  thank  you  for playing  at our  wedding at
Lillibrook Manor earlier this month. You were brilliant and such a pleasure
to speak to regarding the planning, it was lovely to finally meet you on the
day. You helped create such a wonderful atmosphere at dinner as well as
playing beautifully throughout the service. I especially loved the 'Take
That' medley in the middle of dinner, I know all my
girlfriends did too!
I certainly wouldn't hesitate to recommend you to anyone else.'

E-mail sent by Jo Ackland following her wedding at Lillibrook Manor,
Nr. Maidenhead, Berkshire (Saturday 4th September, 2010)

*****

'Having returned from a lovely honeymoon, Julie and I wanted to thank you again
for making our wedding day so memorable. Your playing was so wonderful and
it provided such a superb atmosphere to a great day. We have had so many
positive comments from our guests about you music.'

E-mail sent by Phil and Julie Broughton following their wedding at
Lains Barn, near Wantage, Oxfordshire (Friday 3rd September, 2010)

*****

'Thank you so much for playing at our wedding ceremony. The music was beautiful
and it made sucha lovely atmosphere. We thought that the hymns were particularly
good, especially 'Shine, Jesus, Shine' which we both loved. Thank you again
for making our day so memorable.'

Card sent Piers and Mary Hopkins following their wedding at Loseley
House near Guildford, Surrey (Friday 13th August, 2010)

*****

'Hi Rich - just to say thank you very much for the absolutely fantastic job
you did at my son's wedding on Sunday. Your repertoire is astounding and
fitted so well with the proceedings. All in all you did a wonderful job!'

E-mail sent by Ian Salisbury following his son's wedding at
The Olde Bell, Hurley, Berkshire (Sunday 11th April, 2010)

*****

'We had a most enjoyable wedding day and your music helped make it so special.
Having only chosen our ceremony music, the rest of the music you played
throughout the day was perfect, you're a consumate professional!'

E-mail sent by Jill and Simon Mills following their wedding at
Notley Abbey, Thame, Oxfordshire (Saturday 27th March, 2010)

*****

 

2009

'Dear Richard, we just wanted to say a big thank you for playing the piano on our
wedding day. We both thought you were fantastic and the music made the
atmosphere at Great Fosters exactly what we wanted it to be....'

Card sent by Richard and Helen Moore following their wedding at
Great Fosters Hotel, Egham, Surrey (Friday 4th December, 2009)

*****

'We just wanted to say a huge 'thank you' for making our wedding day extra special.
We had a fantastictime, we would do it again and again, and you being there playing
the piano made it just perfect!! All our guests throughly enjoyed your music
and it really did set the atmosphere perfectly, thank you!'

E-mail sent by Paul and Nicky Bartlett following their wedding at
Cain Manor, Churt, Hampshire (Wednesday 8th July, 2009)

*****

'Ross and I would like to say a big thanks for you fantastic performance at our wedding
on Friday. All our guests were blown away by your talent for playing the piano and
we feel priviledged that you were able to pIay and be part of our wedding.'

E-mail sent by Suzanne Culpitt following her wedding reception at
Wasing Park, Aldermaston, Berkshire (Friday 26th June,2009)

*****

'Richard - very many thanks for your magnificent performance during the ceremony,
reception and meal on Saturday.It was much enjoyed and remarked upon by many
of our friends. In particular, you made the ceremony something very special.'

E-mail sent by Mr. Graham Bell following his daughter's wedding at
Wentworth Club, Surrey (Saturday 7th March, 2009)

*****

'Thank you so much for your fantastic performance at our reception
on Saturday It was just what we wanted and more.....'

E-mail sent by Mr. Keith Bishop following his Civil Partnership reception
at Foxhills Country Club, Surrey (Saturday 17th January, 2009)

*****

 

2008

'You were absolutely fabulous. I cannot begin to mention the number of friends
that have sung your praises since the event. They were thrilled that you played
their many requests. Thank you for helping to make the day such a success.
I will be sure to recommend you in the future.'

E-mail sent by Mrs. Katherine Grant following her wedding reception at
Great Fosters, Egham, Surrey (Tuesday 23rd December, 2008)

*****

'We  had always dreamed of having a pianist play at our wedding and you
certainly lived up to ourexpectations. All our guests have praised your
playing and were amazed at your repertoire of music. If we ever need
a pianist again we'll certainly be in contact.'

Card sent by Vicki Pepper following her wedding reception at Maiden's
Barn, High Easter, Essex (Saturday 20th December, 2008)

*****

'Rich, just wanted to say a huge thank you for playing at our wedding reception
at Great Fosters on September 2nd. You did a superb job and set a wonderful
atmosphere,exactly what we wanted! We had so much fantastic feedback
about you and would definitely like to use you again in the future.'

Card sent by Gemma and Stuart Brahams following their wedding at
Great Fosters, Egham, Surrey (Saturday 2nd September, 2008)

*****

'We  just wanted  to say a big thank you  for playing at out  wedding reception
at  Foxhills recently. Your repertoire  was  brilliant and so many  of our guests
commented on how much they enjoyed listening to you during the meal. We'll
definitely recommend you to any friends considering a pianist in the future.'

E-mail from Stephanie and Marcos Gonzalez following their wedding at
Foxhills Country Club, Surrey (Saturday 28th June, 2008)

*****

'Richard, just a quick note to say a huge 'thank you' for playing at our wedding
ceremony at Wentworth on Friday. The music you played was absolutely
perfect and really added to making the day so special'

E-mail sent by Mrs Eleanor Mill following her Civil Wedding Ceremony at
Wentworth Club, Surrey (Friday 2nd May, 2008)

*****

'Dear Richard, it was a pleasure to meet you and have you play at our
wedding. Thank you for lighting up the room with your beautiful
music, treasured memories of our perfect day.'

Card from Mrs Stephanie Carter following her wedding reception
at the Hilton Cobham, Surrey (Saturday 5th April, 2008)

*****

My husband and I would like to thank you so much for your piano playing exploits
at our wedding on April 4th at LoseleyPark. I'm really sorry I did not chance to
thank you in person but please rest assured my thanks are immense!'

E-mail sent by Mrs Vicky Craig following her joint Civil Wedding Ceremony and
Religious Blessing Ceremony at Loseley House, Surrey (Friday 4th April, 2008)

*****

 

2007

'Just a note to thank you very much for playing the piano at Emma
and Jason's reception on 7th July.I know your playing was much
appreciated by our guests and we are most grateful to you.'

Card sent by Mrs. Jane Lindner following her daughter's wedding at The Pavillion,
Lane End Conference Centre, Buckinghamshire (Saturday 7th July, 2007)

*****

'Richard, thank you very much for your performance on Saturday, it was exactly what
I had in mind. The way you chose to finish as 7 PM approached was absolutely
spot on with many of the guests spontaneoulsy joining in, thanks again!'

E-mail from Mr Paul Studd following his wedding anniversary party held at
The Great House, Sonning, Berkshire (Saturday 23rd June, 2007)

*****

'I can't thank you enough for your beautiful playing yesterday. All the guests
have been ringing to marvel at the magical afternoon. Thank you for your
share in making what will be very special memories for me'

Card from Mrs Jean Campbell following her 70th birthday party held at The Gatsby,
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (Saturday 16th June, 2007)

*****

'James and I just wanted to send you a big thank you for helping to make our
wedding day as special as it was for us a couple of weekends ago. Many of
our guests commented on how lovely the music was both during the
ceremony and the meal, we are very grateful to you.'

E-mail from Wendy Terry following her wedding at The Royal Berkshire
Hotel, Ascot, Berkshire (Saturday 26th May, 2007)

*****

'Tim and I just wanted to send our heartfelt thanks to you for playing the piano at
our wedding.We loved the music and only wished we'd been around more to hear
it properly during the drinks reception. Many of our guests commented on how
much they'd enjoyed your playing, so thank you so much for your contribution.'

E-mail from Sally Rickson following her wedding at Stoke Park Club,
Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire (Saturday 21st April, 2007)

*****

 

2006

'Thank you so much for helping us add that special touch to our
wedding day. We really appreciate your time and effort.'

Letter from Kath Blower following her evening wedding reception
at Taplow House Hotel, Berkshire (Friday 20th October, 2006)

*****

''Thank you so much for your wonderful piano playing on our wedding day.
Thanks too for all your help leading up to the day, we appreciated your
promp response to our e-mails as well as yourhelp in choosing songs
for the ceremony, it really helped put our minds at rest.'
Letter from Elianne & Chris Edgington following their wedding at Milton
Hill House near Didcot, Oxfordshire, (Sunday 27th August, 2006)

*****

'A big thank you for your beautiful playing on Saturday. The
service was the best part of what turned out to be a beautiful
day so thank you for coming and helping make it so special.'

Letter from Mrs.Sara Fearne following her daughter's wedding ceremony held at
Whitelands College Chapel, Roehampton, London (Saturday 26th August, 2006)

*****

''We wanted to drop you a quick line to tell you how delighted we were with you
playing at our wedding. We couldn't have been happier with your performance
and you helped so much to make the day a success. Everyone we have spoken
to since our return have commented on how much they enjoyed the music.'

E-mail from Pete and Faye Murphy following their wedding reception at
Silchester House, near Reading, Berkshire (Wednesday 16th August, 2006)

*****

'Thank you so much for providing  such excellent entertainment at my dinner on
Saturday. Many of my friends have commented on how superb your performance
was. The  balance you have, being  an excellent pianist  delivered in such a fun
way is fantastic. In summary, you made the evening everythinhg I had hoped for!'

Mrs. Alison King following her 40th Birthday celebration dinner held at Phyllis
Court Club, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire (Saturday 15th July, 2006)

*****

'Please accept our sincere thanks for the splendid service you provided
on Saturday. Wereceived so many favourable comments and are very
pleased that we asked you to play for us. We will certainly recommend
you and will pass your details on if you don't mind.'

Letter from Mrs. Maria Itta following her daughter's wedding reception at The
Regency Park Hotel, Thatcham, Berkshire (Saturday 27th May, 2006)

*****

'I just wanted to say "thank you" for the beautiful piano playing on the 20th May.
We really did enjoy it, I am just sorry we didn't get to talk to you much - such
a busy day! Many of our guests commentedon the lovely music and we really
did appreciate it during the meal. Thank you again!'

Letter from the new Mr & Mrs Spence following their wedding at Cain Manor,
Churt, Hampshire (Saturday 20th May, 2006)

*****

'Richard, thank you so much for your wonderful contribution to what turned out to be a
great day for everyone. I have had nothing but praise and thanks from everyone who
came along, they have all asked where I was able to find such great entertainment.
My wife and I worked hard on the organization but you were the icing on the cake...'

Mr. Bill Berloth following his 60th Birthday Party, Grovefield Hotel,
Burnham, Buckinghamshire (Sunday 9th April, 2006)