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‘My husband and I were really happy with the music provided by the RCM musicians on our wedding day - they took time to understand exactly what it was we wanted beforehand, and helped make our day that bit extra special, complementing proceedings quite seamlessly, and many of our guests made a point of telling us how much they had enjoyed the live music. Hannah at the RCM office was great to deal with too, and gave us a good introduction to the various options available to us.’

Wedding Reception, February 2017 | String Duo

 

‘The musicians were excellent and the music worked really well with our event. They were very professional and I would definitely hire them again.’

Corporate Event, January 2017 | Guitar Trio

 

‘The evening was a great success; the music could not be faulted, it was exactly what we were looking for and the musicians were an absolute delight both in terms of their performance and their personalities.’

HSBC, December 2016 | Wind & String Trio

 

‘Thank you for letting us have Ariel last night – he was really fabulous and a credit to the Royal College of Music.’

The European Pension Fund Investment Forum, December 2016 | Solo Classical Guitar

 

‘I had planned a lunch party for a "significant" birthday, held at a college, with drinks in the garden. I knew I needed some music to create the right atmosphere and was delighted to find that, although it was the vacation, I could hire jazz musicians from the Royal College of Music. The musicians were very professional, arrived early and one of them had himself made arrangements of a number of the pieces I wanted. They really set the tone for the party and a number of guests commented specifically on the music. Thank you very much.’

Private Birthday Party, August 2016 | Jazz Duo

 

‘Thank you for your help sorting out the violinists for our Gala last week – the event was a great success.’

Institute of Contemporary Arts, June 2016 | String Duo

 

'[She] turned out to be one of the highlights of last night's concert. The depth and quality of her voice - coming out of such a small body - took everyone by storm!! Professional, technically accurate, huge smile, perfect temperament, outstanding vocal range, one for the future, good eye contact with audience, a pleasure to work with… are just some of the words which come to mind. Please thank all the staff who were responsible for assigning her to our concert - good judgment.'

Arundel Cathedral, March 2016 | Mezzo soprano soloist

 

'Thank you for providing the string quartet in January… They were really well received and created the perfect atmosphere for the event, the client was very happy. Please pass on my thanks to Ben and the others in the quartet. Thanks for sorting all so quickly and efficiently. Have a great 2016 and look forward to using your services further in 2016.'

Luton Hoo Hotel, January 2016 | String quartet

 

'[She] was stunning on Friday night. So many people commented at the time and since. Thank you so much for finding her. I was totally impressed by the quiet professionalism of everything you did to ensure the right person in the right place at the right time.'

Goldsmiths’ Hall, December 2015 | Harp

 

'I just wanted you to know how happy we were with your lovely musicians and to thank you so very much for recommending them to us. They added everything we could hope for to the wedding service and were totally professional… Thank you and the College so very much for your help and we will certainly hand their names on, and how we found them, wherever we can in the future.'

Wedding Ceremony, December 2015 | String duo

 

'Thank you very much indeed for getting this all organised so promptly. We really appreciate it and always feel in excellent hands when we find our concert musicians through the RCM.'

Princes Risborough Music Society, November 2015 | Orchestral players & vocal soloists 

 

'She was superb in every respect. Everyone thought her playing was brilliant and, needless to say, she was punctual, perfectly dressed and very charming. Thank you for providing us with such a star!'

The Athenaeum Club, November 2015 | Solo piano 

 

'I want to pass on my thanks to you and your fellow musicians for providing the wonderful music for our reception…we received some positive comments about the music from our guests and we feel it created a very pleasant atmosphere in the room.'

Australian High Commission, October 2015 | String quartet

 

'We would just like to say how pleased we were... He's a very fine organist without doubt, and his delightful rather quirky personality was enjoyed and appreciated by everyone who spoke to him. We wish him well for the future, and also hope your new organ will be a great success.'

Private Ceremony, September 2015 | Organ

 

'Thank you for arranging our musicians for last night’s ceremony here at The Town Hall.  So many guests commented on the extent to which the evening was enhanced by live music and spoke about the very high standard.  It was a pleasure to work with them and I hope there will be occasions in the future when we can use them again.'

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, July 2015 | Brass quintet

 

'Thank you again. The music was just perfect and really made our wedding. You guys nail it!'

Trinity Buoy Wharf (Wedding), June 2015 | String trio

 

'Thank you so much for playing such wonderful music last night, everybody was commenting on how special the atmosphere and musical accompaniment was! You really did add magic to our evening, so thank you very much. We will certainly bear you in mind for future events, and provide RCM recommendations.'

The Science Museum, May 2015 | Solo piano

 

'We are still enjoying the pictures and memories of our wedding. The night was amazing and we had a great time listening to your performance.'

The Dorchester Hotel (Wedding), April 2015 | String duo

 

'We would just like to thank you and your trio for an excellent 'Itineraries Launch 2016/17' at Vinopolis on Wednesday. As ever, we were very impressed with the calibre of the musicians, and I know that our guests really appreciated their musical accompaniment throughout the evening. We will have no hesitation in recommending the RCM to our colleagues and contacts.'

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, March 2015 | Jazz trio

 

'I can’t tell you how very grateful I am to you for helping to make the event so incredibly special and memorable for our guests. It really was such a joy to listen to such a fabulous and professional performance, which was beyond anything I could have hoped for.'

National Gallery, February 2015 | Harp, flute, cello trio

 

'It was a huge success, we have received very positive feedback, and many people wrote on their forms that the marimba music was the most enjoyable part of the evening! It was perfect, and created exactly the kind of atmosphere we were hoping for.'

Royal College of Physicians, January 2015 | Solo marimba

 

'The musicians you found were brilliant and perfect for the occasion. Thank you so much. We couldn't have wished for anything different or better. They were perfect.'

The British Psychological Society, December 2014 | Solo harp & jazz quartet

 

'Thanks for providing musicians for our event last week. We've had some great feedback on them from our guests. They really helped set the atmosphere for the evening as people were arriving. I'll definitely be in touch for future events.'

PricewaterhouseCoopers, November 2014 | String quartet

 

'I just want to thank you for providing such marvellous singers for our concert last Saturday in Sussex. They were both quite splendid!  All went well and the sponsor was delighted!'

The Hanover Band, October 2014 | Soprano & baritone

 

'Thank you so much for your wonderful performance at the street party on Saturday. You really made the party. The repertoire you chose was just right for the event, creating a lovely atmosphere, drawing in crowds and linking the party with Exhibition Road.  I just wish I'd been there to overhear when David Attenborough said "It doesn't get better than this"!'

Exhibition Road Cultural Group, September 2014 | Brass quintet

 

'Please tell those concerned that we were absolutely delighted with Rowan's performance in Rottingdean last night. There was a rare standing ovation in the church. We had a massively successful concert.'

Fondation La Joie des Arts, August 2014 | Soprano

 

'A quick note of thanks and appreciation for the group from the RCM that played at our BBQ, they were really good with great attitude and the play list was spot on, everyone was very complimentary, we’ll be back!'

The Caledonian Club, July 2014 | Jazz trio

 

'I just wanted to say a very big thank you to you all for your wonderful performances here at The Heath’s International Festival of Business. It was a great day enjoyed by all and the feedback and comments regarding the musical performances have been lovely to hear. You are clearly very talented individuals and I wish you every success with your musical career.'

The Heath Business and Technical Park, June 2014 | Solo guitar, jazz duo, string quartet

 

'Your musicians did a delightful job at our event last week. Thank you so much, they created a wonderful atmosphere which matched perfectly with the venue’s 'Globe' tones. I look forward to using your musicians at other events in the future.'

News On The Block / The Globe Theatre, May 2014 | String duos & solo harp

'Thanks to you we had a wonderful party! How you found people free at such short notice is a mystery, but thank you so much. Lizzie organised everything impeccably. [They] sang beautifully and judging by the amount of phone calls, emails and cards we have received since, it was an unforgettable evening.  Integrating the group with our guests at the table worked well and everyone had a good time… we will certainly pass your name on to our friends.'

Private Party, April 2014 | Vocal quartet & piano

 

'Thanks again to you for all your help. Verity and Sophie were fantastic on the night and you were all a pleasure to work with during the run up to the event. I’m sure I’ll be in touch again soon.'

Outward Bound Trust / Windsor Castle, March 2014 | String duo

 

'I just wanted to thank you all again for playing last night… our guests commented that they enjoyed the music. It fitted the event and the feel we were hoping for. It was a great event for Barnardo's, so thank you all very much for playing a part (no pun intended!).'

Barnardo’s / Clarence House, February 2014 | String quartet

 

'Many thanks to you and your colleagues for an excellent jazz session. We all felt the party went very well, and a lot of the success was due to the choice of such a professional ensemble.'

Private Party, January 2014 | Jazz trio

 

'I just wanted to thank you for all the arrangements you made for our Club Dinner last night, and in particular for finding that delightful string quartet.  I think that they were the best yet of our traditional Christmas incidental music.'

The Geographical Club, December 2013 | String quartet

 

'Just a quick note to say thank you for the wonderful music provided last night. Everyone commented on how beautifully [they] both played - some even had to check for themselves that [they] were real and not a recording!'

The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, November 2013 | String duo

 

'A huge thank you to you and all your fellow musicians for such a beautiful contribution to my party on Saturday.  You made it very special, and I have had many appreciative comments from my friends.  Thank you for all your care on the programme, and the very professional and well organised presentation.'

Private Party, October 2013 | Wind quintet

 

'I just wanted to thank you for recommending the pianist to play at our event last night. The event was a great success and she was fantastic.'

Coutts & Co. Bank, January 2013 | Solo piano

 

'The harpist was fantastic! A great addition to the event and hugely popular with the attendees. Thanks again for arranging this at such short notice and please pass on my thanks to Cecilia. She was brilliant!'

Natural History Museum, January 2013 | Solo harp

 

'I wanted to drop a quick note to say that, as ever, the quartet were excellent on Saturday evening, played beautifully, very friendly and helpful as usual, so all very good. Thanks for your help in organising.'

Barclays Bank, December 2012 | String quartet

 

'The string quartet played beautifully. The music was just right for the event and the acoustic is lovely for strings in the Orangery. It really set the Christmas scene for us! Please thank the ladies very much.'

Kensington Palace, November 2012 | String quartet

 

'We wanted to thank you very much for the classical pianist, he played beautifully; our guests enjoyed it very much!'

Wedding, October 2012 | Solo piano

 

'Thank you for an absolutely charming performance last night and for helping us to pull off our Regency themed event – you were a great addition to the evening.'

Sir John Soane’s Museum, September 2012 | String duo

 

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