Blog - Matt Carter
Matt Carter is and event and wedding pianist with a wealth of large and small scale event experience. His repertoire is extensive, from modern pop songs to jazz, rock and film theme music. Based near Bury St Edmunds Suffolk, Matt travels across Cambridgeshire, Essex and Norfolk also.
Pianist, Cambridge, Norfolk, Wedding, Event Pianist, Cambridge Wedding, Essex,
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Events now lockdown has eased

Just a quick update on what I've been up to recently. Ipswich Wedding Pianist I've played my first wedding in over three months. Now that the government has eased restrictions a little, a wedding was given the green light at Ipswich Hospital chapel. The photographer, videographer, several...

Pianist from Cambridge explains why he prefers to play by ear.

No sheet music? No problem!

I've recently been asked whether I can play songs without full sheet music. The answer is an emphatic YES! Infact, I prefer it that way...

Pianist with piano shell for hire

Lockdown: New Experiences

This is how it is sometimes. You're cruising along planning for the future; building up your business, getting lots of bookings, looking forward to a great year. Then an invisible virus comes along and slams the breaks on. The government temporarily shuts down wedding venues....

Piano music for weddings

Piano music for your wedding

The music you choose for your special day is important. You will want music that you, as a couple, will enjoy. Guests of various ages are likely to be invited - so how is it possible to cater for a wide range of musical tastes?...

The importance of being a recommended wedding supplier

Where to start So you've searched around and finally found the venue of your dreams! As a bride and groom, you'll want to know that everyone who you choose to be a part of your wedding day is professional and will provide an exceptional service. But...

Matt at Ritz

My Youtube channel

Suffolk pianist on Youtube Back at the start of 2007, when Youtube was only a couple of years old, I took my first steps towards becoming a professional pianist. I was holding down a full-time sales and marketing job and had been in several bands playing...

My own portable Baby Grand Piano

Well, it's been a while since my last blog. Just over six months! They say that time flies when you're having fun. And I've been playing lots of wedding and events with my portable Baby Grand Piano. From July to December, I've been having fun playing...

A busy three months

I love my job! Have played over 20 weddings and events since my last blog including four weddings at the beautiful Hengrave Hall, where I'm a current recommended pianist, and three at Gosfield Hall. I've added a few videos onto my Facebook page too. Take a...

820 events and counting….

It's been a long time since I last wrote a blog. I stopped because I was never sure what to write. But I'm starting again and, in looking for writing inspiration, I worked out that I've so far played 820 events as a professional! That's...

Bassmead Manor Barns

I'm playing at Bassmead Manor BarnsĀ in St Neots, Cambridgeshire, quite regularly these days. It's a beautiful venue with a great events team and I'm pleased to say that I'm currently recommended by the venue. Played for Charlie and Chris there last Saturday (4th March) and I'm...