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The acclaimed musician at PianoTalk, Alan, has eight years of experience in providing unparalleled music for weddings and is considered by Bride Magazine as the recommended wedding pianist for the Midlands. The resident pianist at Hoar Cross Hall, and Branston Golf and Country Club as well as the recommended wedding pianist for Dovecliff Hall Hotel, Alan has played at over 200 weddings at the most prestigious venues in Staffordshire, Derbyshire and across the UK. His exceptional talent is not restricted to playing the piano. Alan also brilliantly writes contemporary piano music for Synctracks, a top London Music Publishing Library, and has composed music for two national TV advert syncs and BBC series syncs.

Services offered

Alan can amaze your friends and family with his sublime music throughout your wedding, right from the ceremony, through the drinks reception and during the wedding breakfast. If you would like him to perform at only a particular part of your wedding day, he would be happy to oblige to your request.

PianoTalk will offer you an extensive song list from which you can choose your favourites, and also welcome requests so that they can make the day special for you. They would love to meet you before the big day to discuss song choices as well as the set-up of the day to ensure that everything is flawless.



Ceremony music, cocktail/Banquet music


Classical, lounge, jazz, latest hits, pop

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the wedding package?

Extensive set list and songs upon request, keyboard if needed and p.a system and music for as long as required. Quality background music for your special day and also Bride Magazines recommended wedding pianist for the Midlands. Alan is a very likeable and friendly musician. Pre wedding meeting is also available to discuss song choices and the setup of the day. The three choices are: Civil Ceremony, Drinks Reception and Wedding Breakfast and couples can have Alan play at one, two or all three of these. PianoTalk folders include: Demo CD, Brochure, set list, business cards, and confirmation of booking form

How far in advance should I contact you?

As far as possible, but I do take late bookings with no extra cost


All styles of music, Modern and Old, Classical and Popular music from Adele to Einaudi. Over 170 songs in the repertoire

Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?



Six years in the industry as one of the Midlands leading Wedding and function pianists, over 100 weddings covered and residency jobs at five different venues including Hoar Cross Hall (six years resident pianist) and Branston Pavilion (five years resident pianist). Also teaches piano and writes instrumental music for a top London music library company for use in television and film in the UK and abroad

Do you have your own equipment?


Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service?


Are you able to travel?


Is there a charge for traveling?

Yes, depending on distance, local weddings aren't effected by this. Anything over 20 miles the will be a small fee but no more then the cost of the petrol

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?


Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?


What is the length of time of the act?

Anything up to five hours

How much time do you need to prepare for an act?

Probably a week but weddings booked further in advance are more beneficial to me

Do you do open-air acts?


Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per hour

If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?


How do you charge extra time?

Normally if a certain part of the day for example the wedding breakfast goes on for longer than expected there isn't an additional fee. Couples pay a set price for each part of the day: ceremony, drinks reception and wedding breakfast

What are the forms of payment?

Deposit to be paid before the day, and cheque or cash on the day itself


PianoTalk 1

Cememony £125

Drinks Reception £150

Wedding Breakfast £175 are the individual prices

Any Two of the options: £250

All Three/Full Package: £350

Preferred Suppliers


School House, School House Lane WS15 3BT Abbots Bromley (Staffordshire)

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