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(8 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Pianist / Keyboardist, Pianist / Singer, Piano & Keyboard Teacher, Wedding Musician
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Bishop Auckland, North East England
Performs: Worldwide
From: £100
Richard Ellis Hawley is a well rounded musician who has performed for various audiences across the United Kingdom and abroad. It all started about 40 years ago when he decided to teach himself to play piano. He then went on to teach himself to play the electronic organ.
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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)


I began playing the piano at the age of 8 and I was working as a professional musician 10 years later. I taught myself to play the Organ in New Zealand and also had 3 lessons with renowned organist Chris Powell at Baycourt on the mighty wurlitzer, as well as learning my skills as a church organist. As well as being 30 years experienced in Brass band. I am working towards becoming a well known musician in the region of County Durham and beyond. I am currently at Bishop Auckland College, studying HND music. I've held the post of church organist in Evenwood for 4 years.
As a pianist, organist an ...

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


starting from 1992 I have played restaurants, hotels, concerts, weddings, funerals, care homes

Previous Clients

Weddings at Evenwood, Cockfield and Lynesack
Organist of St Pauls Evenwood
St Lukes Ferryhill
Holy Trinity Cornforth

Suitable for

Bar / Bat Mitzvah Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Jewish Wedding Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions

Additional Information

DBS Checked
Public liability Insurance through Musicians Union

Virtual Services Offer

Online streaming

Online live shows at www.facebook.com/northeastkeyboard


Music of Richard Ellis Hawley

£10 (+£10 P&P)

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