We offer highly qualified instrumental experts for your event. These accomplished players are full and part time teachers of their instruments and have extensive experience performing on stage and in a wide range of musical and corporate settings. The men wear neat suits and/or tuxedos and the ladies wear dresses appropriate to the occassion. On request, they can wear a particular colour or style to suit your needs. Their apprearance is similiar to how they would look playing piano in a concert hall.
"Joe Kenny has been playing piano professionally for over ten years and has performed at hundreds of weddings, anniversaries, corporate events, funerals and drinks receptions. He has played all accross the UK and in Ireland, Spain, Singapore, Spain and Norway. His repertoire consists of an electric mix of charts hits, pop classics, jazz standards, film music, and classical music. Through Joe's distinctive style, he has an intuitive ability to match the right music to each occasion with satisfied corporate clients ranging from The Liverpool Echo Arena (Traveller's Conference), Orix Aviation, Crowne Plaza to name but a few."
Joe provides all of his own equipment and can help you source an upright or grand piano via O'Briain Pianos to give the occasion that extra special touch. Piano Hire Prices are listed below
Simona was born in Italy in 1986 and started her Musical Studies at the age of 8. She studied Piano at the Conservatory of Music "N.Piccinni" in Bari (Puglia, Italy) where she achieved Solfege and Music Theory, History of Music, Musical Harmony and Analysis Diplomas with excellent results. During the same period, Simona attended the University "A.Moro" of Bari, successfully completed her Bachelor's Degree in Literature, achieving 107/110 marks and earning a specialization in Music of the style of Chopin.
She also obtained a Master's Degree in Modern Philology, achieving the highest marks 110/110 cum laude and earning another specialization in Musical Analysis on a original manuscript of a theatrical work of the 20th century, "La favola del figlio cambiato" composed by the Italian G. Malipiero. Simona refined her musical competences at the Conservatory of Music "N. Rota" of Monopoli (Puglia, Italy) guided by one of the greatest Italian teacher and Piano concert Performer, Paola Bruni. During that time she also studied Chamber Music, attended for two years the professional Choir of the Academy as a Alto Voice, and performed for several Piano Masterclasses and Recitals as a Piano soloist, in duo with other instrumentalists and for Concerts all over Italy with the Choir above - mentioned.
Andriy Blyznyuk being born in Ukraine, studied Musicology and Piano in the Academy of Music in Kharkov, specializing in music of the second Viennese school. Andriy started his teaching career in Moscow in the Gnesin's College of Music and the Russian Academy of Theatrical Art in 1995.
At the beginning of the Millennium he moved to Prague where he established himself as a jazz pianist of the local jazz scene.
Since 2004 he lives in Ireland. He has taken advantage of travelling around the globe working for cruise lines as an orchestra musician and chamber music accompanist. His interest in piano repertoire spans early baroque music up to modern academical pieces, not to mention the mainstream Jazz Standards, Cuban music and the American musicals.
Andriy believes that his teaching method gives his students a solid musical foundation from the very beginning which helps them to achieve the most and bring them far with piano development.