testimonials

Here are just a few of the things that people have said about us and the musicians and other artists we represent.

  • "Hi Marc, Ryan and his colleague were fantastic. A real pleasure to work with, superbly flexible for timings on the day, and their acts were brilliant. I wouldn’t hesitate to use them...

    Mark Jones, Group Events & Projects, Home Grown Hotels Ltd

  • Hi Marc, We really enjoyed having Steve at Water Fest and would definitely look into booking him again for the event! We received lots of lovely feedback about his performance from customers and...

    Siân Bowes, Events Assistant, Communications | Corporate Support Services, Reading Borough Council

  • "The event went very well last week, thank you for asking. The entertainment really added to the atmosphere so please pass my thanks on." Vicky Boatman PR & Marketing and Community...

    Vicky Boatman, PR & Marketing and Community Liaison Coordinator, John Lewis Reading

  • The guests loved the band and they were great.

    Sandra Wright, House Manager, The Pig on the Beach

  • Hi Marc, The bagpiper was amazing as always. Thank you, Abigail

    Abigail Scanlon, Events Assistant, The Pig in the Forest

  • "From my point of view I thought the music definitely enhanced the welcome experience, as you know for the larger groups once most people arrived it was difficult to hear. [The musicians had...

    Alison Jenkins, Meetings & Events Supervisor, Crowne Plaza Reading

  • "Hello Marc, Happy new year. Thank you for coming and play for us, it was a very enjoyable performance. The residents response was very positive and I believe they had a great time.  We...

    Julia Lopes, Activities Co-ordinator, Birchwood, Newbury

  • Another fantastic performance! Customers loved the music and again my manager was very impressed. Set the mood perfectly. Vicky Boatman PR & Marketing and Community Liason Coordinator John...

    Vicky Boatman PR & Marketing and Community Liason Coordinator John Lewis Reading

  • "The guys were fantastic and the branch manager loved them as they set the tone for the evening perfectly. In fact, she asked if we could have them back..." Vicky Boatman PR &...

    Vicky Boatman, PR & Marketing and Community Liason Coordinator, John Lewis Reading

  • Hi Marc, Have you seen the Get Reading article? Fantastic write up! The timings were really good last night, let’s stay with this for a while. The feedback was very positive last night. it was...

    Jonathan Baumber, director, Artigiano Reading

  • "I was really pleased with last night. The vibe was great and [we had] some very good response from customers. A  few comments, 1. Start time is good as it keeps the early customers...

    Jonathan Baumber, director, Artigiano Reading

  • Dear Marc Thank you for entertaining us last Friday. It certainly was a lovely day. Thank you, also, for the prices you have provided us with. We can certainly plan knowing you can entertain inside...

    Julia Pattenden, Activities Leader, Basingfield Court Residential Care Home

  • .....Yes it was really good thank you...... The band were great and we had good feedback on them. Nice bunch too. Piper was also good. Please pass on my thanks.   Tom Ross HOTEL DIRECTOR...

    Tom Ross, Hotel Director, The Pig near Bath

  • All went very well thanks, they are a lovely group and I thought that they sounded great.....it would be great to get them pencilled in for New Year 2015, along with the piper.....we look...

    Nadia, Events, The Pig on The Beach

  •   Many thanks http://www.pfentertainment.co.uk/available-acts/folk-jazz-violinist ,Just perfect! And, as you say, just right for such surroundings. Everyone I've spoken to...

  • The belly dancers did great, especially considering it was quite an awkward environment they did a great job, they were great dancers, punctual, professional etc so thank you! I will definitely...

  • [The string trio] were great thank you.  They were very helpful at adapting to performing on our small stage as opposed to the foyer and were very helpful with working with our delays...

    Adam West, Associate Producer, The Box Soho

  • The jazz trio were great as they know exactly how things work here. It was a pleasure to book them again and they did a great job.         

    Jeannie Robey, PR and Marketing - John Lewis Reading

  • "We had a fabulous session with Flamenca Magica last Saturday, a big crowd turned up to see them-great atmosphere. There are some pictures on our Facebook site. Thanks very much for organising...

    Heather Dyson, Wokingham Library

  • Eric was great. His contribution to the funeral service was wonderful. It really did make a difference and he was very well received by all who attended. Thanks again. Sean McLoughlin September...

    Sean McLoughlin

  • "Hi Marc! ... It was our honour having you play [at our wedding]. You were fantastic and thank you so much for everything!" Mrs Aphra Gundy 30 August 2014

    Mrs Aphra Gundy, happy bride

  • Thank you Marc, they all enjoy your performance so look forward to seeing you again in October. Have a good weekend. Kind regards Siobhan August 2014

    Siobhan Allinson, Activities Co-ordinator, Chiltern Grange Care Home

  • We used Piano Forte for our recent wedding and I was delighted with the band that they provided us. The communication with Marc was second to none, the price was great and the quality was fantastic....

    Peter Mols

  • "Hi Marc, I just wanted to thank you for all the help you gave us yesterday in making our event such a success. ... Please will you pass on my thanks to all the acts for their wonderful...

    Katie Emmett, Resident Relations Manager, Porthaven Care Homes Group

  • Hi Marc Thank you so much for playing at Poppy and Tim's wedding - it was absolutely beautiful! Leslie 19 July 2014

    Leslie Maynerd, mother of the bride

  • "Leigh was fab – he made the whole evening magical. We were all really impressed with his skills, and would have no hesitation recommending him." Melissa Baxter Clifton Ingram...

    Melissa Baxter, Clifton Ingram, July 2014

  • "The trio sounded great and we had some good feedback"   Wokingham Town Council May 2014

  • They were fantastic, everyone loved them.   Sandra Kirkham, Holyport Lodge

    Sandra Kirkham, activities coordinator, Holyport Lodge

  • "Hi Marc Thanks for coming to the library, I think everyone enjoyed the jazz and it was good to see the place so full. We had a message through our website this morning from someone – see...

    Heather Dyson, Adult Outreach Development Officer, Wokingham Library

  • Hi Marc We all enjoyed your entertainment on Saturday 5th April thank you. Your regularity helps with the residents and the way you tune into the kind of music they enjoy. Especially when one...

    Karen Booker, activities coordinator, Rowan Lodge

  • Could not have asked for better from all musicians involved. The band and [the Jason Hendrix Experience] worked well together & Andy [the band's guitarist] solved a tech problem for me....

    Greg Mayston

  • "The piper was throroughly reliable, turning up in plenty of time, already wearing full Highland dress and ready to start playing following a short walk through/talk through of the evening's...

    Major Amy Daly

  • "The performance was perfect for our occasion which was to say thank you to our volunteers and supporters and share our good news of future funding for our charity. Many of our guests commented...

    Kim Armstrong, Operations Manager, Mothertongue

  • "The piper was punctual, professional and an asset to the evening, playing his part in creating the essential atmosphere of a Burns Supper." Richard Davis, Boscombe Down January 2014  

    Richard Davis, MoD Boscombe Down

  •  "The girls today were very good and did a great job."   10 December 2013

    Cliff Hasler, General Manager at Audley Inglewood

  • "We have found a number of engagements for the party pop band during the summer of 2013. We found them to be very professional and reliable in all our dealings and they always delivered a first...

    Kim Holmes, Events Organiser

  • "I thoroughly enjoyed working with the band. They have a professional attitude, pleasant manner and excellent repertoire. I would hope to book these guys for any of our future prestigious...

    Paul Bowler, Events Manager

  • "The jazz trio was great. They were very professional and understood the needs of our business really well. The music was appreciated by the passing customers and some even stopped to have a...

    Jeannie Robey, John Lewis Reading

  • "We couldn't have been happier with the choir.  They added exactly what we wanted to the day and we have had so many positive comments about their performance. The only sad thing was...

    Deirdre and Malcolm

  • "We were very happy with the performance the trio gave for our Masquerade Ball. They were very easy to work with and at the same time very diligent with their performance. They helped...

    Adam West, Associate Producer, The Box - Soho

  • Daniel turned up well in time and suitably dressed in traditional highland attire. His affable manner and his ability to talk to the guests was a real help. As to his piping - as a fellow...

    John Mortimer, groom

  • Thanks so much for supplying the entertainment during our drinks reception at this year’s Reading Retail Awards. There were many ‘firsts’ this year, including the first time we...

    Steve Fawkes, manager at Broad St Mall and Awards organiser

  • Thank you, I really enjoyed it. I'll give you a call about booking you guys in again if you're up for it. Ben Coxsmith, manager Bridges Bar and Grill, Caversham 3 August 2013

    Ben Coxsmith, manager at Bridges Bar and Grill, Caversham

  • "I thoroughly enjoyed Marc's performance at our recent Open Day - what a lovely afternoon". (Mrs G @ Thatcham Court Nursing Home) "Thank you Marc for a wonderful performance - you...

    Ms Lisa Dear, Senior Activities Co-ordinator, Thatcham Court Nursing Home

  • "Thanks to the trio for the great entertainment last night - we really enjoyed your music." Mrs Ann Church, landlady The Wheatsheaf, Hungerford 20 July 2013

    Mrs Ann Church, landlady at The Wheatsheaf, Hungerford

  • Stepan, Many thanks for your fantastic display on Saturday, I have had some really positive feed back. Your musical talent is excellent and your performance was executed flawlessly. Can you...

    Michael Asher, Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre

  • Out of all the agencies I've ever dealt with, PianoForte in my opinion is run the most professionally. There are some horrendous agencies out there organizing events and musicians for people! I...

    Daniel

  • Dear Crystal, You were truly wonderful. Thank you thank you thank you. I could not have imagined a more perfect example of the songs you sang, nor the way you sang them. I think the highlight for...

    Oliver Baines

  • The evening was a great success, and the singers from the London African Gospel Choir added a wonderful atmosphere to the evening. They are incredible singers and it was a pleasure to hear them...

    Lucy Ruff, senior fundraiser, Build It International

  • We held an African Safary themed party here at THE PIG and we were asked by the client to source an authentic African Choir.  Initially we thought this would be a challenging task but thankfully...

    Jorge Gertrudes, THE PIG HOTEL

  • Hi Marc Your musicians brightened my day at the show on Tuesday! I was impressed with range of artists and will be sure to recommend your services should I have a client request. Kind Regards Helene

    Helene Weedon, Travel Counsellors Ltd

  • Marc, we just wanted to say a big thank you for entertaining our residents on Burns night. Our residents enjoyed it very much and would love to see you again in the very near furture. It was ...

    Christine Davies, Bupa St Marks Nursing Centre

  • Daniel was a real surprise for our guests and went down well as he appeared in uniform and played Auld Lang Syne as the clock struck 12 on New Year’s Eve. This was then followed by 2 up-...

    The Pig

  • Eric fit the bill perfectly for our recent NYE celebrations, piping in the new year with skill and personality.  Very professional and very pleasant.  Happy to recommend him for any similar...

    Oliver Williams, Assistant Manager, Lime Wood Hotel

  • Steve was fantastic... what a talent. He made the evening so special and we will book him again for sure. Unique voice and a very talented musician/songwriter... exactly what we wanted. Thank...

    Peter and Michelle Brown

  • Hi Marc, Just to say thank you for coming to our home and entertaining the residents. As you know I wasn't in but I have had fantastic feedback and they all want to know when you are coming back...

    Sandra Kirkham, activities coordinator, Holyport Lodge

  • "[E]veryone thought you very good and you were really the perfect entertainment for mum's party, very flexible, accommodating and adapting to our needs both before the event...

    Rachael Lloyd

  • "[Marc is a] true professional, adding class and atmosphere to our civil partnership ceremony and drinks reception." Daniel Adlam 8 November 2012

    Daniel Adlam

  • A huge thank you very much to Chez and her two fellow musicians who really added that extra something to our drinks reception on Tuesday evening.  They turned up in plenty of time,...

    Nicky Le Blond, The Company of Biologists

  • Hi Marc Thanks for coming along and playing the violin for our residents, great mixture of folk, classical and pop/ rock to suit everyones taste, lots of toe tapping going on. Donna x 18 October...

    Donna Taylor, The Grange Nursing Home, High Wycombe

  • Hi Marc, Thank you for coming to the Library and sharing your knowledge about violins as well as entertaining us with your music. It was very enjoyable. Best wishes, Caroline

    Caroline Lakeman, Reading Central Library

  • David sang for us at a recent charity evening. He performed beautifully and really engaged with the audience leaving them all wanting..."MORE!"...

    Diana Melling

  • Marc and Ade played a stirring set of gypsy jazz music in our café at Wokingham Library. The music was lively and vibrant and was very much enjoyed by all our customers. We hope to...

    Heather Dyson, Wokingham Borough Council

  • George really was excellent and exactly what I had in mind from the beginning. He was very flexible as to when he played and what he played, and used his initiative to get the party going. I think my...

    Elaine Dudeney

  • The band really were superb. Everyone from kids to grannies took part in the wild gypsy dancing and we keep getting compliments about them: "I haven't had such a good dance about since I don...

    Jo Turner

  • At Kathryn’s 60th Birthday Party on Saturday, the band worked fully to their brief of providing music for a 1960s themed party, including playing a number or requests submitted...

    Greg Mayston

  • Marc Just a quick note to thank you & the girls for great entertainment on Thursday evening.  It worked very well and I think the clients enjoyed them. They played for a long time -...

    Alison Grinter, Events Director, Aviation Media

  • Zoë arrived in good time for our event, played perfectly and responded to the fact that the event went on longer than expected by continuing to play without complaint.  From the...

    Robert Hurn, National Entrepreneurs Alliance

  • Sarah Jane and her jazz band were a relaxed group of musicians who created just the right atmosphere for our guests on New Year's Eve. They arrived well in time, looked the part and played a...

    Fran Barker, landlady, The White Lion, Yateley

  • We have booked PianoForte on a few occasions. The latest was our reception for the media at our Christmas Lights Switch-On. The string quartet created a very relaxed atmosphere and a fabulous mood...

    Steve Belam, General Manager, The Oracle Shopping Centre Reading

  • Many thanks for arranging for Louise to sing at our 41 Club Christmas Meeting - a perfect choice to match our requirements. Wonderful singing and presentation. Louise responded to our preferred...

    Brian Eady, Roundabouts

  • At Mothertongue we were all delighted to have the gypsy jazz duo as a background to our end of year event for all our volunteers. Lots of people commented on what a perfect atmosphere you created...

    Beverly Costa, Mothertongue

  • There was a wonderful reception for El Camino from guests at my 'big' birthday party on 27 November. We were very impressed with the standard of their performance and the wonderful festive...

    Janet Breeze

  • Nikki and her fellow musician were brilliant at bringing the audience up to fever pitch and then keeping them there. A brilliant act and one I would have no problem in inviting back again.

    Stan Hetherington, Wokingham Festival

  • We booked Faye to play saxophone at the drinks reception of our wedding on 14th May 2011. She was superb, turning up early (even before I had left for the church) putting me at ease and ensuring...

    Andrea Ferguson

  • Louise listened to my brief and matched me with the perfect 3-piece jazz band. Wonderful service and a fantastic band - will definitely be contacting you again. Regards Lynda

    Lynda Dawn Brown

  • Dear Marc, Thank you so much for a wonderful evening we all had. Claire was absolutely brilliant. She is a really professional singer with such a warm voice, the opening of our party was a great...

    Elena Kastanova

  • What a fabulous evening you created for us on Friday!

    Gwynneth Hewetson

  • Wow Marc the Gypsy Jazz Band you supplied today was absolutely fantastic - it suited both the venue and mood perfectly. The music set the right tone for the event - I cant thank you enough - there...

    Sue Reeves, Business Biscotti

  • Hi Marc,   First I want to thank you very much indeed for all of your help in finding us an amazing guitarist for our high profile Workshop. You were very patient and very professional....

    Nicky LeBlond, the Company of Biologists

  • Hi Marc, This is just to thank you for performing at the library on Saturday with George. I think everyone really enjoyed the music... Best Wishes Heather Heather Dyson Reader...

    Heather Dyson, Wokingham Library

  • Hello Marc Just a few lines to thank you for your wonderful support in supplying a string quartet for my daughter's wedding. From the outset I found you to be very attentive and...

    Steve Fawke, Centre Manager, Broad Street Mall

  • General feedback from everybody was that the band were excellent. They read the mood of the party well, were extremely polite, well presented, extremely professional and thoroughly entertaining....

    Chris Mosley

  • Hi Marc, Just a note to say thank you for arranging for David to play the beautiful Spanish guitar music at my special birthday celebration at Pierrepont in Goring back in May. David is a...

    Gavin Whitwell