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Pianist / Keyboardist

(8 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Piano & Keyboard Teacher, Wedding Musician
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Bishop Auckland, North East England
Performs: Worldwide
From: £150
Looking for a talented pianist to provide elegant and sophisticated music for your entertainment? Look no further than Richard Ellis Hawley . Richard is a highly experienced musician based in the North East
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Weddings - Professionalism all the way from organising and meeting with you to discuss musical requirements right through to after the ceremony to wish you well and a full repertoire of music that I can send through by email
Funerals - that time to say goodbye is extremely difficult and I will make sure your loved one gets the treatment they deserve with a wonderful celebration of a well lived life
Other Events - Again very professional and you as the client will get exactly what you want delivered in a professional manner


(Everything I Do) I do it for you
A foggy day
A Whiter shade of Pale
All of Me
All you need is love
And all that Jazz
Any dream will do
Baby one more time
Ballade Pour Adeline
Besame Mucho
Beyond the Sea
Big Spender
Blue moon
Bridge over troubled water
Brown Eyed Girl
Bye Bye love
Can you feel the love tonight
candle in the wind
Can't Help falling in Love
Can't help lovin' Dat Man
Can't Take my Eyes off you
Chanson D'amour
Close to you (They long to be)


Richard Ellis Hawley a proud winner of the North East Keyboard Entertainer of the year for 2 years, having won the award in 2018 and 2020. He is also a member of the musicians union, the musicians guild and the I.S.M. with public liability insurance. For many years, he has also been the resident organist at St Paul’s Church in his home village of Evenwood. In 2021, he has earned recognitions in piano performance from Bishop Auckland College in HND Music with merits and distinctions before continuing to the University Of Sunderland, United Kingdom.
A very well rounded musician who has perf ...

Reviews     (8 Reviews)

R&R entertainment - Pianist / Keyboardist - Bishop Auckland, North East England Event Location: Durham Event Type: General 2nd March 2019
I haven't heard the special opportunity to hear him play in person, I live in the States... but listening to him on Facebook and on YouTube has be an uplifting and cherished event in and of itself. I would recommend him for any event, with he'd travel across the pond.. it would be such an experience. Recommended him very highly, professional competent, and an expert musician, and a beautiful person. Any event, any time, with any amount. Thank you
Reviewed by: Audrey Taylor Lewis
R&R entertainment - Pianist / Keyboardist - Bishop Auckland, North East England Event Location: St Paul's Evenwood Event Type: Church Service 17th February 2019
The very first time I met Richard he was playing the organ at our local village church and my thought was"There a man with an incredible talent!" Music is his life. I highly recommend him for any occasion.
Reviewed by: Fatinha Olim Neves
R&R entertainment - Pianist / Keyboardist - Bishop Auckland, North East England Event Location: St Paul's Evenwood Event Type: Nativity play (Evenwood Primary) 18th December 2018
It is beautiful to hearing you play in church. You are a very talented, especially with the children for the Christmas school nativity with Evenwood Primary school
Reviewed by: Sarah linsley-patton


I am a passionate musician with over 30 years of experience in the music sector, playing live at events and teaching to students.
I play the electronic keyboard, organ & piano to professional level, and a variety of other instruments to a high standard.
Key Achievements:
Played the Grand Piano at the prestigious Cunard Line 175th Anniversary event in Liverpool in May 2015.
Played the organ in an online Church service during the Covid lockdown (June 2020) from St Paul’s Church, Evenwood – broadcast to a local & international audience that included Pope Francis who posted a comment on m ...

Previous Clients

Care homes
corporate functions

Suitable for

Anniversary Party Awards Ceremony Baby Shower Bachelor / Stag Party Bachelorette / Hen Party Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Birthday Party (Child) Birthday Party (Teen) Bridal Shower Casinos Charity / Fundraising Event Christening Christmas Party Club Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Community Event Concerts / Tours Conference / Meeting Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Engagement Party Festival / Outdoor Event Funeral/Memorial Service Graduation Party Grand Opening Party Halloween Party Hanukkah Celebration High School Reunion HM Forces/Army/Navy/Military Event Holiday / Theme Parks Hotel Event Jewish Wedding New Year's Eve Party Nightclub Event Nursing / Care Home Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Prom Night Quinceañera / Sweet 16 Party Restaurant / Bar / Pub Event Retirement Party School Event Session Work Social Club Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions University / College Event Virtual Event Wedding Ceremony Wedding Cocktail/Drinks Reception Wedding Reception

Physical Characteristics

Height: 170cm
Weight: 110kg
Chest: 50'
Waist: 38'
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Brown
Shoe Size: 11

Additional Information

DBS Checked
Public liability Insurance through Musicians Union

Virtual Services Offer

Online streaming

Online live shows at https://www.facebook.com/evenwoodkeys - please contact Durham_musician@yahoo.com for requests - a music catalogue will be online very soon


Music of Richard Ellis Hawley

£10 (+£10 P&P)

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