MARIA PELLICANO – EVENT SINGER
Maria’s live performances are warm, un-showy & winsome
Maria Pellicano is a singer, songwriter and recording artist with more than 30 years of performing experience in Australia and overseas. Maria has performed in cafés, churches, clubs and reception venues, weddings and funerals as well as the National Theatre, Victorian Concert Hall, Victorian State Theatre and the Melbourne Entertainment Centre.
Maria also specialised in singing traditional Italian folk songs (neapolitan songs) and also italian classics songs. She is usually plays her guitar and or can be accompanied by her Piano player.
Maria has a song repertoire suitable for live performances for church and garden weddings.
She is professional and reliable, giving detailed attention to ensure your Wedding Ceremony is exactly as you wish. Maria’s live performances are real, honest, warm and professional; directing attention to the bride and complimenting the wedding ceremony with live vocals.
The style of your wedding may require a specific genre of music, for example classical or contemporary music styles. Maria’s voice is adaptable for any style of singing and can be accompanied by a professional piano player or backing instrumental music. Maria can also personally help you decide on song choices and genre of music.
Maria Pellicano regularly sings at funerals in chapels and churches. She also is a fluent Italian singer for both contemporary and classical songs for all occasions.
Maria will usually discuss with the family what their favourites are or the best selection of songs that will suit family members and the local priest or minister. Maria liaises with the minister and family member to make sure that funeral mass or service will flow and everyone is at ease.
When Maria sings Italian funeral songs she deeply engages with the traditional ambience of the lyrics and melody bringing a strong sense of Italian culture to the congregation.
Nursing Home and Community Events
Maria Pellicano is a regular singer for community events such in places such as Libraries, Community houses and Nursing homes. Maria enjoys and leads sing-a-longs and her greatest pleasure is seeing guests and residents singing freely for joy.
In nursing homes Maria incorporates music therapy with the use of acoustic hand instruments where rhythm and timing of songs are used for body movement such as tapping, clapping and dance.
She also uses breathing and singing techniques to help with vocal vibration and resonance and so that the residents can experience a stronger singing and musical presence. settings.
Performing live Friday nights
Accompanied by Kingsley Berry on Piano
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