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I always enjoy working as a pianist in Cornwall. A lot of this work is as a classical pianist which I do find very satisfying. This can range from playing a few pieces for a ceremony to one or two hours of classical music.

Besides classical music I can play music from many other genres such as latin, pop, rock, ragtime, sing-a-long, jazz and swing. This versatility makes my music suitable for all types of events.  Although I play many different genres, my main interest lies in music of the jazz and swing era and my influences are pianists such as George Shearing, Oscar Peterson and Erroll Garner. 

There has been a recent trend to book me as a sing-a-long pianist which is something quite new for me. This sort of thing is becoming more and more popular and I can provide all the necessary song sheets. Please visit the sing-a-long page for more information about this. Also please explore the rest of the site to hear the many styles  of music I play.

There are a lot of wedding venues in Cornwall, and it is popular for couples wishing to celebrate away from the hustle and bustle of the major cities

Please note that I am always willing to learn any requests that you may have. 

 

 

Here are some of the venues in Cornwall where I have performed as a pianist

Carlyon Bay Hotel, Sea Road  Saint Austell, Cornwall PL25 3RD
Beaconside Country House, Beaconside House, Bideford, Devon EX39 5JL
Hotel Endsleigh, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon PL19 0PQ
Headland Hotel, Fistral Beach, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 1EW
Refresh Bar (The), Devonshire House, Stocker Road, University Of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4PZ
Boringdon Hall Hotel, Colebrook, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon PL7 4DP
Langdon Court Hotel, Adam's Lane, Down Thomas, Plymouth, Devon, PL9 0DY
Alverton Manor Hote (The)l, Tregolls Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 1ZQ
Exeter Golf & Country Club, Topsham Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 7AE
Commando Training Centre Royal Marines, Officers Mess, Lympstone, Exmouth, Devon EX8 5AR
Polhawn Fort, Rame Head, Nr Torpoint, Cornwall PL10 1LL
Plymouth Arts Centre, 38 Looe Street, Plymouth, DevonPL4 0EB

 

I am available as a pianist in all the following aras of Cornwall:

St. Agnes, Lizard, Saltash, Liskeard, Redruth, Launceston, Porthleven, Herodsfoot, Port Isaac, Helston, Polzeath, Hayle, Polperro, Halsetown, Whitstone, Perranporth, Gunnislake, Wadebridge, Penzance, Fowey, Truro, Penryn, Falmouth, Torpoint, Par, Davidstow, Tintagel, Padstow, Coverack, St. Keverne, Newquay, Chapel Amble, St. Just, Mullion, Camelford, St. Ives, Mousehole, Camborne, St. Germans, Mevagissey, Callington, St. Columb Major, Marazion, Bude, St. Blazey, Lostwithiel, Boscastle, St. Austell, Looe and Bodmin.

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No Piano?

No Problem

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I can bring a digital piano with me on the day and set it up anywhere you like. Please note that there is no additional cost for this. See image above.

 

Baby Grand Piano Shell

Baby Grand Piano Shell 4

 A baby grand piano shell is now available for those occasions where a normal digital piano just wouldn't look right. It only costs an additional £80 to hire this which is a small fraction of what it would cost to hire the real thing. Click HERE or on the image for more ingormation


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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You can get an online quote by just filling in the form below. You may not have all the information to fill in the complete form, but please make sure that you give me the following items of information:

a) The line-up you require i.e solo piano, duo with piano and vocals or trio etc.

b) An approximate start and finish time or how long you will need me for

c) The location of the venue - if you don't have a venue booked then a area or county will do.


If for any reason you believe that the above form hasn't submitted properly, please use the following contact details.

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Phone: 01342 835394

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Looking for a Wedding Pianist?

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I can provide different types of music for different parts of your wedding day. You can have classical music for the ceremony followed by solo jazz piano for the drinks reception. You can then have mellow dinner music during the wedding breakfast followed by a jazz trio for the evening. You can even have a Cockney sing-a-long  as part of your day. Just let me know your preferences and I'll try and accomodate. 

Whatever your requirements are - I'm sure that I can help you out. I always provide recorded music while I take my breaks and I can also supply a radio microphone for the speeches.


If you would like help with ceremony music then please visit this page

 

 

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Baby Grand Piano Shell Hire

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A baby grand piano shell is available for those occasions where a normal digital piano just wouldn’t look quite right. This can be set up in about 45 minutes and it holds a conventional digital piano. A lot of people think that it is a real grand piano when they see it and are surprised when they find out that it is just a shell with a keyboard inside.It only costs an additional £80 for Eugene to bring this piece of equipment with him to an event. That is a small fraction of what it would be to hire a grand piano from a supplier.

There are a few limitations on where Eugene can offer this service, but it is fine for most situations. There are restrictions in Central Hertfordshire and other major cities due to parking problems. Please contact Eugene and he will try and get around any obstacles.

 Baby Grand Piano Shell 4

 

 

 

There are limitations on where I'm able to offer the use of this digital baby grand piano. There are definitely restrictions in Central London and other major cities due to parking problems, but please contact me and I will try and get around any obstacles.

Baby Grand Piano Shell 2

I will carry on offering the Yamaha P155 digital piano at no additional extra cost. This instrument is very smart looking and is perfect for most events. See image below.

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I can be booked as a pianist for any Christmas party

Christmas Tree

Christmas is upon us again and lots of parties and other festivities have to be planned. I am often hiredas a pianist for Christmas parties - especially in London. Pianists are plentiful in South East England but there are so many parties happening that there is more than enough work for most of them. I am often asked to provide background dinner music, but Christmas often demands music of a more lively nature, and people often like to have a sing song. I  play lots of Christmas songs, but here are just two Christmas song medleys that I can provide song sheets for: 

Christmas Sing-along Sheet 1

Away in a Manger
Good Christian Men Rejoice
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Silent Night
I Saw Three Ships
Hark the Herald Angels
O Come All Ye Faithful

Christmas Sing-along Sheet 2

The First Noel
While Shepherds Watched
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Once in Royal David's City
Good King Wenceslas
Ding Dong Merrily on High
We Three Kings of Orient Are

Christmas Sing-along Sheet 3

Deck the Halls
Jingle Bells
The Holly and the Ivy
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
The Twelve Days of Christmas

Christmas Sing-along Sheet 4

Winter Wonderland
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
The Christmas Song
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Frosty the Snowman
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
White Christmas

 

Please note that I am always willing to learn any requests that you may have. 

 

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 Are you looking for a sing-a-long pianist?

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Cockney Singalong Pianist

 

 

 

Contact Info

Eugene Portman
Email: mail@eugeneportman.co.uk 
Phone: 07391 472474

Get a Quote HERE

 

 

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