WHAT TYPE of EVENT
Whether it's to sing a bride (or groom) down the isle, or entertain evening guests at a Wedding, Party, Birthday, or other Celebration A BIG VOICE - Maria Scobey will accommodate you. She's accustomed to performing at both BIG and small events, Fetes, Festivals, Community Events, Social Clubs and Pubs, Restaurant and Hotels and will get your guests up dancing in no time.
VALUE for MONEY
As a professional vocal coach and singer, Maria performs a wide variety of popular covers across the decades and genres to include everyone's musical tastes and reads the crowd. She can offer two costume changes on the night and can play music before and in between performances. Maria's often booked for her DJ & live music combined packages for an all day event such as a Wedding, Festival or Community Event. All equipment is P.A.Tested and include three speakers (one monitor) Coloured ambient disco lights, mic, leads, extension leads, stands, mixing desk and music. The DJ Music played in between sets, can be tailored to your preferences. The set up takes up a small amount of space for as big a sound as you'd like.
WHICH SONGS Maria can perform a combination of 1950's, 60's, 70's, 80's 90's 21st Century songs, up to present day hits for your special event! Pop, Rock, Disco, Motown, Funk, Ballads, Jazz, Soul, R&B, to name but a few. Sets can be tailored to reflect a specific theme or decade if preferred. A-Z SETLISTS which Maria can cover: [A] Abba, Anastacia, Aretha Franklin, Adele, .. Beatles, C's, D's through to the ....X,Y,[Z] artists such as the Zutons and Zeplin.
Maria's extensive experience comes from having sung in pubs & clubs from the age of 18 years, performing in stage shows, singing on cruise ships (‘Serenade’-Cypress-Eygpt, 12 deck giant ‘Brittany Ferries’) with as well as on dry land with various function bands, duos and as a solo act. Maria holds public liability insurance as a member of the Musicians Union. Contracts are provided to protect all parties.
HAVE A LISTEN Maria's own voice is very flexible and easily adapts from singing funky/powerful Rocky covers, Motown and Pop to the softer ballads/slow dance/jazz melodies. She sings all genres of music her taste is rather eclectic, but she leans more towards Soul/Motown and Pop. As a studio artist she has recorded lead and backing vocals for various bands.
*1.(LISTEN)to Maria's Promo Reel March 2020
*2.(LISTEN)to Maria's 2004 studio recording of: 'You Oughta Know'-(by Alanis Morrisette).
*3.(LISTEN)Wedding - First Dance 'I Wont Give Up'-Jason Mraz. March 2020
*4.(LISTEN)to Maria's 2009 studio recording of: 'I Will Call The Tune'-(King Click).
PERSONAL QUOTE Simply click CONTACT US. Tell us what you need, when, where and duration. Let Maria take care of all your entertainment.
*****R E V I E W S ***** READ MORE
BRIDE PROCESSION SONG
I couldn't have been happier on my wedding Day with Maria's vocal performances. It was a beautiful moment that I will remember for ever. Her version of One by U2 is stunning. In the lead up to our big day, Maria was very reassuring and professional with the booking process. On the day she was supportive and professional which made me feel very at ease. The procession song, sung as I walked down the aisle with my Dad, was beautifully sang, sending goose pimples amongst all our guests. In the evening we were entertained with some fabulous belters from Maria. THANK YOU. Liz and Drew Williams Wedding October 2016
We book an acoustic set to entertain the guests. We had brilliantly varied list of songs to pick from. It was so difficult to narrow down which songs to have. They even agreed to learn new songs specially for us which meant we could make the event really personal. It created a great vibe invoke wonderful memories for us.
WEDDING RECEPTION PARTY
We booked the talented Maria for our Wedding, to entertain our evening guests after hearing her at a friends joint Birthday bash. She has such an impressive range and sings great song choices. I would 100% recommend them for a wedding or birthday celebration. Thanks again Maria.
[b BIRTHDAY 50th Party -
Paul Stewart What great party entertainment all for meeeeee! Finally got round to thanking this lovely lady for a fantastic performance for my birthday party. What a great night, great music, great choice of tunes. Thanks, Maria - 5 star entertainment x
Publicans Val and Gary from Aylesbury's Aristocrat Pub said: A Very enjoyable Sunday gig. Got to say the BEST we've seen at our pub. WOW 'A Big Voice' - Maria has indeed. What a fantastic vocal performance, everyone loved it, I will be spreading the word so that more people get to see you next time! Well done Maria and Thank you. More booking dates to follow. Regards
Val & Gary The Aristocrat Public House, Wendover Road, Aylesbury.
Tessa said: ‘A Big Voice provided an excellent solo performance, enjoyed by all, at 'Wilderness Festival' thanks for Singing for us Maria!’ I hope you’ll come back to again to Cornbury, Oxfordshire, maybe next year?
Best wishes Tessa Clarfelt
Senior Arts & Culture Programmer – Wilderness Festival
Michelle said "Their performance was excellent, fun and very professional. Fabulous sound and great voices. One guest commented that this was the best CD of the 80's they had ever heard. I don't think live musicians could receive a higher compliment."
Michelle Watson - Recruitment Director Milton Keynes