Live music for Greater London, Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Essex, Suffolk, Hampshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire
Based in London, hugely experienced and very professional solo guitarist, with a long CV providing live music for a host of corporate, public, civic and private celebrations - including, of course, many weddings from ceremony to reception - anniversary dinners, exhibition openings, product launches and promotions, theatre performances... the list goes on and on.
Corporate, Private and Civic Functions
Concerts, Recitals, Theatres and Arts Centres
Receptions, Events, Festivals and Exhibitions
Restaurants, Cafes and Bars
Care homes, residential settings, healthcare settings
Recent clients include the Royal Geographical Society, Kensington - The Cinammon Kitchen, Spitalfields, London - Royal Holloway College, Egham - Stationer's Hall, London - The Charterhouse, London - The Swan at Laverham - Nottcutts Garden Centre, Cranleigh - Amor Amora Cafe, Guildford - Pitchers Restaurant, Maidenhead - Star Inn and Restaurant, Steyning - Buxted Park Hotel, East Sussex - Random Hall, West Sussex - Hawkins English Wine Company - Fairkytes Arts Centre - Queens Theatre Hornchurch - and many more including a host of private clients.
I can perform inside or outside, with or without mains power. I am fully insured and my equipment is fully PAT tested. Presentation will also be to your exact requirements be it black tie, smart casual or informal.
As for my previous experience - over many years I have successfully completed commissions at highly prestigious venues for some very exacting clients and never received less than glowing feedback. I have a reputation for being professional, flexible, friendly and personable, able to put clients and guests alike at ease, and will do all I can to make your event the greatest possible success. Please read my testimonials below -
"Our guests absolutely loved it. Short notice, great communication, really professional."
Cinammon Kitchen, Spitalfields, London EC2
"Brilliant playing. You absolutely made the event. We'll be spreading the word..."
The Swan at Laverham, Suffolk
"The duet with Grace had me and most of our guests in tears. It was superb."
"Hey Mark. I did not get a chance to thank you personally! Pls accept our deepest gratitude to your great music for our night."
Grace and Howard's Wedding, Royal Holloway College, Egham
"Fantastic jazz, thank you!" The Charterhouse, London EC1
"A Hundred Percent," Pitchers Restaurant, Maidenhead
"Mark played at our wedding and made it really special for us. His expertise on guitar is nothing short of incredible. We cannot recommend him or thank him enough. " Dave and Eliza Wright's Wedding, 2017
"We hired Mark to provide some music for our wine bar and will certainly do so again. Not only was he on time, smiley and polite but his music was great! For us he went on a solo journey through the Great American Songbook providing a perfect atmosphere for our customers. Thanks Mark. " Hawkins English Wine Ltd, 2017
"We asked Mark to play at our 30th wedding anniversary lunch in September. At quite short notice. He was extremely accommodating in playing the type of background music we wanted & a number of guests commented on how lovely it was to hear. He really helped to set the afternoon up, as our guests arrived, for a wonderful celebration. " Adrian and Karen Roberts, 2017
"Mark was amazing - suited the day perfectly. He arrived early and made everyone feel comfortable and confident about how the day would go. He delivered an amazing music set, going far above and beyond what we had imagined. " Star Inn and Restaurant, Steyning, Sussex, 2017
"Really good - thank you very much! Lots of great feedback - we'll certainly use you again for future events." Nottcutts Garden Centre, Cranleigh, Surrey, 2017
"Lovely music, thank you so much!" Myriam Stimpson's wedding, Buxted Park Hotel, Sussex, 2017
"Beautiful! Can you come back tomorrow? " Amore Amora Restaurant, Guildford, Surrey, 2017 (six month residency)
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