Maria Rivington - Musical Background
Trained as a Classical Singer (M.A.) in Sweden at the Royal Academy of Music in Gothenburg, I have for the past 15 years been engaged as a soloist at Concerts, Weddings, Funerals, Memorial Services in Greater London and all over the UK.
UK BRIDES Magazine's No.1 Soprano 2013!I have been chosen to represent leading wedding magazine, Vogue-owned UK Brides Magazine as their Only Recommended Wedding Soprano Soloist in the UK 2013.
UK Brides researches wedding-related websites every year and fortunately decided that I best met their criteria as for vocal quality, presentation and client testimonials. Thank You!
I am also very proud to be on the official, approved list of suppliers to very prestigious wedding venue Darthmouth House in Mayfair, London.
CLICK HERE to view lists of suggested repertoire for Church Wedding Ceremonies, Wedding Receptions, Funerals & Memorial Services and Hymns.
For a Church Ceremony, I can advise you on suitable repertoire for different parts of the service and help you decide on hymns and wedding marches.
For Civil Services, I will make sure the lyrical content is not religious, and that the music blends perfectly with your choice of venue, readings and your own wishes.
FUNERALS & MEMORIAL SERVICES
CHOIR OR VOCAL ENSEMBLE - The Rivington Voices
Book a quartet or a choir of 10 for your special occasion, Christmas service or party.
I also work with an excellent boys' choir The Bromley Boy Singers who can provide a small group to join me for a truly unique experience!
ReferencesOnce you have made initial contact with me, I am more than happy to put you in contact with customers and conductors who have hired me as a singer in the recent past.
Contact Details &CostsAs my services are bespoke to each customer and occasion, costs will vary. However, starting at £200, my tariffs offer excellent value and I attempt to adapt costs to all my clients' requirements. Concessions for local venues are available. Call or email to find out how I can tailor my services to your needs.
Please contact Maria Rivington directly on 07905 618 184
or e-mail Maria on firstname.lastname@example.org forfurther details.
Maria sings at Rupert and Adrienne Shaw's wedding, Wimbledon, 2011.
Courtesy of FS Media Solutions.
MUSIC SAMPLES - CLICK & LISTEN
Please listen to some of the examples below of my singing in excerpts from some of the most popular pieces used at Family Events. For some pictures of Maria at weddings and other events go to the Gallery page.
"Phenomenal renditions of my favourite pieces. Thank you so much!"
"Your voice and the wonderful choir you brought along were absolutely fantastic."
"So many people commented on your voice and how much it brought to our wedding ceremony and the reception afterwards."
"So unusual to hear someone able to sing classical and pop songs beautifully - we're eternally grateful."
"That was the most beautiful sound I have ever heard and I was absolutely mesmerized throughout the wedding."
"Thank you so much for your fantastic singing at our wedding - really made our day and we will never forget it."
"Exquisite singing, adding a golden rind to our wedding."
"What a perfect Day you created
for us! Hearing your voice soar in
the atrium was an amazing experience."
"Pie Jesu’ - performed more beautifully than I've ever heard it - will remain in my memory for ever. Your singing transformed a very sad event to an occasion
graced with great beauty and dignity. I am extremely grateful."
"Your outstanding singing brought not only myself and
Rupert to tears but most of the church. Your performance was sensational
and you are a true professional Maria.
“Thank you for your wonderful performance at my Father’s
Birthday party – Everyone commented on how wonderful it was and
my father was really touched. I’m so glad we found you.”
“If anyone needed a singer, you would be the first I’d
recommend. You sang beautifully, making my father’s funeral
“You were amazing today. Thank
you so much for singing with your beautiful voice. My father would
have loved it.
"You have such a beautiful and natural
voice and I was close to tears when you sang. We have hosted numerous
musical events at our house but we have never had so many compliments
from our guest."
As an experienced Wedding, Baptism, Funeral or Memorial Service.with a vast and mixed repertoire, I can create a memorable atmosphere for your
For nearly two decades I have been teaching from beginners to professionals, to become more confident technically and to explore new repertoire and styles.
Whether you are preparing for a Lecture, Job Interview, Business Presentation, the weekly Staff Meeting or a Wedding Speech, I can tailor my presentation training sessions to suit your individual needs.
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