How I can help

Music connects the heart and soul, often expressing things which can be difficult to say in words. This beautiful connection is a wonderful and special thing.  I can help, by performing your loved one’s favourite song or leading music for your congregation to join in with.

Listen …

I can sing one or up to 4 songs, providing my own backing music where needed, either in a Church, place of worship, Crematorium or for Humanist or other non-religious events.

I have thousands of songs in my repertoire (see list for a selection) and if you have something in mind, I am more than happy learn this for you.

I can also sing – unaccompanied if appropriate – at the grave side, or at any other point.

Why me …

Part of my work is NLP and healing. I have experience of family and friends passing away, both suddenly and after long illnesses. I want to help take away some of the anxiety of preparing the perfect tribute to your loved one and to help you to provide meaningful music that’s right for you – a beautiful celebration of life or for a moment of reflection.

 Attention to detail and a bespoke service are key to my work.

 Every song will be performed with love and sensitivity.

Who I am …

I am a singer, vocal coach, NLP practitioner, drinker of tea and lover of life. I live in
Stoke on Trent with my partner, sons and fabulous dogs.

I have been performing since the age of 7 & toured nationally as a solo singer and with bands. I am ‘vocal coach to the stars’ – credits including Celine Dion, Lady GaGa, Paloma Faith, Annie Lennox & following the moving experience of the funeral of a very close friend, I extended my work to singing at funerals, which I see as an absolute privilege & honour to be able to do.


I try to keep things as simple as possible. If you want something that is not listed, please do not hesitate to contact me (or your Funeral Director who will contact me directly on your behalf).

Funeral or Memorial Service – 1 to 4 songs – £90

This can include a copy of the songs I sing for you on CD

Graveside – 1 – 2 songs – £50

This can include a copy of the songs I sing for you on CD

Music on CD – £50

I can pre-record your of choice songs for use in your service
Travel within 10miles of ST1 is included. After that I charge mileage (45p per mile)

Additional information …

I will wear clothing appropriate to your occasion, usually black, but please let me know if
there is a colour or theme you would like me to co-ordinate with.

I am fully insured (public liability and personal indemnity).

An invoice will be provided to you, and any CDs will be posted to you.

If I am unwell for any reason, I will provide you with the CD for a reduced rate or, where
possible, a substitute singer.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.


You can contact me via your Funeral Director or directly at:

Phone: 07888127335

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