Vanessa Hastings solo event pianist and singer from Hertfordshire. A superb, professional singer/pianist available for weddings, private events and corporate work. Background music and songs to dance to can be chosen from an extensive song list of over 300 songs. Portable white grand piano available also...
"Vanessa performed at our wedding on 5th August at The Sculpture Gallery, Woburn. From start to finish Vanessa was so fabulous to deal with; she was so friendly and flexible with song choices and her availability to meet and speak on the phone. The music sounded just gorgeous through the gallery as I walked down the aisle and through the wedding breakfast, thank you Vanessa x"
July 2017 (Birthday Party) "Hey Vanessa. Thanks for singing so beautifully last night. The party was really chilled with a great vibe and I've had great feedback about you. Never in doubt! Use me as a reference and I will give you a glowing one! Tony x"
June 2017 (Wedding Anniversary) "Vanessa. Wow what a day. We would just like to say A Bigggg Thank You for making our day extra special. From the minute you arrived it was clear that our special day was going to be amazing. As soon as you set the piano up it transformed our marquee into a beautiful venue - my family and friends were amazed and they all commented on your singing and said my day could not have been any better - it was and I quote "one of the most beautiful wedding blessings they had been too". You even bought my husband and guests to tears singing my Song "you're my best friend". Thank you again for a fab day and I'll send a pic soon. Sharon & Anthony xx"
May 2017 (Wedding) "Good Morning Vanessa. I just wanted to thank you for your lovely music at Laura and Geoff's wedding last Friday. It was such a wonderful day and we can't stop thinking about it. Many of our guests commented on your beautiful voice. My particular favourite was when you sang Bruno Mars during the signing of the register. It brought tears to one of my daughter's eyes as well! Well the happy couple are now on their honeymoon in California and I'm sorting all the bits and bobs out and trying to keep the flowers alive! Many thanks again. Deborah x"
May 2017 (Birthday Party) "Dear Vanessa. Thank you so much for performing at my Birthday party at La Casa restaurant. It was absolutely perfect and enjoyed by everyone. We have received many thank you letters from our guests with many complimentary comments about you and how much they enjoyed your music. We hope to see you again soon. A big thank you once agan!
April 2017 (Wedding) "Hello Vanessa. I did not get to speak to you on Saturday but I just wanted to say a big thank you to you. So many people came to me to say how great you were. Thank you so much and I hope you enjoyed your weekend. xx" Jade
March 2017 (Funeral) "Good evening vanessa. I wanted to drop you a line to say you were amazingly breath taking yesterday and I couldn't have wished for a more perfect tribute for my Mum. I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Thank you so much." Kerry
January 2017 (Wedding) "Hi Vanessa. Thank you so so much for playing piano yesterday at High Rocks. Having you play through dinner was just perfect!" Charlotte and Adam
December 2016 (New Year's Eve Corporate Event) "Hi Vanessa. Thank you for performing. You were great and the feedback was brilliant! Hope to work with you again!" Green & Fortune Events
December 2016 (Christmas Party) "Hi Vanessa. Thanks again for another great evening! Merry Christmas!" Carols and drinks with Trevor and Billie
October 2016 (60th Birthday party and 10th Wedding Anniversary) "Hi Vanessa. It was so great to meet you yesterday & to say thank you so much for coming all this way to play for us. Everybody we have spoken to today and last night have said you sounded brilliant with such talent and your baby grand white piano shell they thought was a hit. Hope you got home safely and not to late and to wish you a very happy well deserved holiday. Hope to see you again soon. Love Paul & Jan X"
August 2016 (Wedding) "Hi Vanessa. My wife and I would like to thank you again for performing at our wedding, your voice and talent is truly amazing and really added to the atmosphere. Many of our guests commented on how lovely your singing was which is nice to share with you. Also a special thank you for learning 'Peggy Sue' Charlotte's face lit up as she heard you singing her song! We would be more than happy to recommend you to others and to Chilston Park in the future. Thanks again" Paul & Sarah x
August 2016 (Wedding) "Hi Vanessa. Still catching up on all my thank you's and wanted to say thanks to you for making our day perfect! The faux grand piano and the music and singing was just as we had hoped. All our guests made lovely comments on your performance and we have recommended you to them, so you did really well I hope you managed to get away ok. Also the '500 Miles' song by the Proclaimers was one of our family Christmas karaoke all time favourites, so it was an apt request at the end! I felt quite sad the next day when the event was over and all family members gone, but we will have many happy memories of the day." Linda Knox xx
"Hi Vanessa. We would like to say thank you thank you thank you for your amazing playing and singing at our wedding reception last Saturday. You were wonderful and everyone said how much they enjoyed your music and what a lovely friendly girl you are. You really made our day feel special so again thank you very much. I hope every thing was okay for you." Leslie Knox xx
August 2016 (Wedding) "Hi Vanessa. Just want to say a huge thank you from myself and Nishi. You were really good and heard some great feedback. So sorry we weren't around to hear most of your set as we hadn't realised how busy we would get. Hopefully we will hear you sing again one day X". Deepa
August 2016 (Wedding) "Hi Vanessa. Thank you ever so much for being our pianist on our wedding day! It was a shame that I did not get the chance to say thank you in person before you left. I know that learning 6 new songs in such a short period of time is not an easy task. You played our music so perfectly! Thank you again also for letting my bridesmaid, Ada, to use your piano. Without your help, my surprise performance for Mike would not be possible. Both Mike and I are grateful for that :). We wish you all the best for more heart-warming and successful performances in the future!" Heidi and Mike xx
July 2016 (Wedding) "Hi Vanessa. I just wanted to drop you a line to say thank you so much for playing at the wedding. Everyone love it and I think the grand pianomade such a nice addition to the room! Thanks so much." Rachel and Ben
June 2016 (Wedding) "Thank you so much for yesterday. It was lovely hearing you play and Kate enjoyed her first dance song! I hope you had a good journey home. X" Maria
May 2016 (Corporate booking) "Morning Vanessa. Many, many thanks for last night. I thought you were absolutely great and you pitched it perfectly and you were well received by all those I spoke to. Thanks again and I wish you well for the future." Mike
April 2016 (Wedding) "Vanessa I apologise for such a late text but we both, from the bottom of our hearts, wanted to say the biggest thank you to you for our wedding. You were completely fabulous and everyone commented on how amazing you were. Thank you so much for making our day special, and I hope you had fun playing for us. THANK YOU - it was just wonderful! xxxxx" Sam
April 2016 (Wedding) "Hi lovely Vanessa! Thank you so so much for your exquisite singing yesterday! We had a really great day and we all thought you were great, perfect in fact! You were my lucky find of the whole thing and we'll certainly be thinking of you on the next occasion. Sue x"
March 2016 (Wedding) "Hi Vanessa. You sang beautifully for us yesterday. Everyone said that your voice was amazing. Thank you so much! Bernadette & David xXx"
February 2016 (Wedding) "We had the wonderful Vanessa at the venue on Saturday night, entertaining guests at the champagne reception. Not only was she such a friendly person to work with and extremely easy going, she was such an incredible pianist. For anyone looking for something different to have at their pre-breakfastdefinitely give Vanessa a call :-)". The Meridian Grand, London
February 2016 (Valentine's Dinner) "Dear Vanessa. I wanted to thank you for the wonderful music. I very much enjoyed my evening! Warmest regards, Leo"
January 2016 (80th Birthday party) "Dear Vanessa. Thank you for a fantastic evening of entertainment yesterday at my wife's surprise 80th Birthday party. Your performance was absolutely superb and everybody enjoyed it. After numerous emails back and forth I feel almost sorry to say goodbye. I wish you well Vanessa - all the very best for the future. Thanks again. Fred xxx"
December 2015 (Corporate Christmas Party) "Vanessa. Thank you for your excellent entertainment, and your company, on Friday. Everyone very much enjoyed it. Very best wishes for a happy Christmas." Peter Radcliffe.
October 2015 (50th Birthday Party) "Hi Vanessa. Thank you so much for Friday night. You were fantastic and everyone really enjoyed themselves. The weekend went so fast but the whole occasion was brilliant! Thank you for being part of our special weekend - it was much appreciated." Paul and Louise.
September 2015 (Golden Wedding Anniversary) "Hi Vanessa. Just a big THANK YOU for singing for us last evening. It was a lovely day and everybody enjoyed it. Many people commented on how good you were, so well done you. Wishing you all the very best for the future. Love Sandy x"
September 2015 (70th Birthday Party) "Hi Vanessa. Thanks for such a super entertainment on Saturday. You were perfect. Good luck with growing the business, you deserve it! Love Sue and Peter."
August 2015 (60th Birthday Party) "Dear Vanessa. Thank you so much for everything you did to make Andy's 60th Birthday so amazing. Everyone very much enjoyed your singing and music, and we have received a lot of very complimentary messages about you from our guests . It was great to hear so many people singing along. It was truly a wonderful evening, thank you. I have attached a few photos I thought you would enjoy. A big thank you once again and hopefully we will see you again soon. With very best wishes, Lynn xx"