Claire is professional solo sax player based in Dorset
She plays at weddings, private functions, parties and Lodge events alongside weekly residencies in the Dorset area. She has many years of experience in live performance and has a wide repertoire of pop and jazz music in her repertoire. Claire offers a professional and friendly service.
Since graduating from the Chichester College of Arts with a BTEC in popular music Claire has performed at hundreds of weddings both locally and nationally and many private functions.
Previous clients include: The Royal Navy, British Telecom, Cirque du Soleil, Habitat UK, AFC Bournemouth, Lloyds Bank, Bournemouth Tourism Awards and Martin & Co. Claire has played in many bands, performed in orchestras for musicals and played alongside DJ sets. She has also had experience performing abroad in Koh Samui Thailand, Taiwan and Europe.
In November 2016 she won the Dorset Wedding Supplier Award for Live Musical Entertainment having also been a finalist in 2014 and 2015.
Claire usually performs as a solo act with professionally recorded high quality backing tracks. A small PA system is provided and the music creates a background atmosphere, perfect for drinks receptions, through a wedding breakfast or evening functions. There is also the option of a lively, more up tempo set and a larger PA system can be provided if required.
"You really did bring a beautiful tranquil atmosphere to our day especially to our wedding ceremony, we had so many compliments on your playing, our guests absolutely loved listening to you play!" The new Mr & Mrs Turner - Sandbanks Hotel 2016
"Thank you! For being so utterly brilliant.. and lovely!! You were a complete star and everything you played was perfect and absolutely hit the mark" Mary and Anthony – Wedding - Sandbanks September 2016
"Omg, wow. Thank you so so much for yesterday. You were absolutely amazing. It got the perfect reaction, which was just great.We got so many comments from the guests. So thank you once again " Kirsten & Jon - Wedding ceremony, Guildhall Poole, October 2016
"I just wanted to email you to say thank you so very much for yesterday. You really made our ceremony and aperitif feel very special and you were simply amazing and so talented. I am really happy that I found you in and amongst the many musicians when googling all those months ago and how right I was. " Charlotte and James, Hotel TerraVina