We have some very talented pianists and classical keyboard players
on our books who can play a variety of styles. In particular, Jonathan
Watts is equally at home playing classical piano, grand pipe organs
or harpischords. Trained at both Cardiff and Oxford universities
Jonathan can also be found accompanying singers, instrumentalists
and choirs, playing lighter styles of music and directing music
theatre. He has a wealth of experience in weddings both church and
There is no problem if a piano is not available at the venue as
an electronic piano can be provided.
"Jonathan was extremely helpful before the wedding with the
preparations for the music. His performance on the day was superb,
doing a super job of Widor's Toccata on a small church organ. I
would recommend him again and was very pleased with the service
both he and Divertimento provided" S.P. October 2006
Emma Graham is an accomplished professional musician
who has been delighting audiences with her exciting, skilled playing
and relaxed performing style for over fifteen years. Performing
all over the country, she provides a delightful accompaniment to
every possible function ranging from weddings, balls and charity
dinners to garden parties, afternoon tea and private celebrations.
Whatever the occasion Emma has a rich and varied repertoire of music
to suit all tastes. From Bach to film themes, to songs from the
shows and jazz, there is something for everyone and Emma is happy
to tailor her programme to your requirements. Emma also has a flute
and harp duo called Sarveena.
Elizabeth Jane Baldry is one of England's busiest
and most successful harpists, with a love and enthusiasm for both
people and music. She has played for many of the world's richest
and most successful men and women, virtually every major international
company, numerous peers of the realm and several members of the
Royal Family as well as old people, cancer patients and school children.
Her ravishing collection of silk concert dresses guarantees enchantment
for the eye as well as the ear. "She is always so full of life
and energy". "It is the combination of an exceptional
talent, and a very real human person that is so appealing".
Luc Walpot is a top class musician who leaves
no audience unmoved. His music creates a wonderful ambience which
moves and inspires all who listen to it. Luc has been playing the
harp since the age of nine. Having studied the concert harp in Holland
he later moved to Ireland to specialise in playing the Celtic harp.
His repertoire consists of classical, Celtic and popular music,
but this can be adapted to the client's wishes. Luc also performs
on the concert harp.
Paul Hill is a very talented and versatile musician
who has a wide variety of classical music to offer. He also plays
Spanish, Latin American, popular themes and jazz. He can dress as
a mediaeval wandering musician playing pipe and drum, or dress formally
for Classical and Spanish Guitar. He also plays the pan pipes.
Alex Knight is another first-class guitarist performing
music from the Elizabethan era through to the present day. He also
works in costume as a Mediaeval minstrel.
Geoff Massingham plays Flamenco guitar and the
vibrant, passionate music of the Camargue and Andalucia.
James Robertson - professional bagpiper.
For a really unusual wedding, especially if you are Scottish, you
can arrive at your ceremony accompanied by a bagpiper. He will pipe
you in at the beginning and out at the end of the ceremony.
Solo soprano - Alison Burnett's beautiful soprano voice will make
your wedding ceremony perfect and delight you and your guests. Alison
is a highly experienced professional singer and will sing unaccompanied
songs or songs accompanied by the organ, piano or string quartet.
Divertimento can book choirs of various sizes for your wedding
from a quartet of voices to a full choir.