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For certain larger venues Paul expands his line up to 4 Cellos, 8 violins, flute, guitar, bass and percussion. Paul is often joined by one or both of his vocalists; Charlotte Andrew & Poppy Alice who perform lead and harmony vocals.

In addition to his own songs, Paul and his orchestra often include some covers within their live shows resulting in a selection of uniquely arranged interpretations of artists such as Nina Simone, The Rolling Stones, Elbow, Pink Floyd,Turin Brakes, Radiohead and Massive Attack.

Regular members of the Paul Dunton Orchestra have also performed for the likes of The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, British Philharmonic Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the Britten Sinfonia to name a few. Lead violinist; Hazel Ross, has worked for a range high profile figures from the fields of pop and classical including; Muse, Emily Sande, Michael Buble, Shirley Bassey, Katherine Jenkins, Leona Lewis, Paul Potts, Aled Jones and Il Divo.

Paul Dunton Orchestra

Playing violin for Paul in her spare time, Lianna Jeffery is a highly regarded professional flautist freelancing for various Orchestra’s and Sinfonia’s and regularly performs all over the globe with Yukiko Shinohara (piano)as the ‘Dolce Duo’. Miriam Cox (cellist) is a busy freelance musician and recently performed live on Jools Holland with singer Ren Harvieu. Honor Watson (violinist) is a member of popular cross over ensemble ‘Escala’. Charlotte Andrew and Poppy Alice are both professional musicians in high demand freelancing as vocalists and have their own songwriting projects. Becky Andrew (flute) performs regularly for the London based Amati Orchestra.

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For intimate live shows Paul usually performs on piano/vocals alongside cello, 2 violins, flute, bass, guitar and percussion.

The Ensemble formation can be easily adapted to suit the venue and the line up can vary from a duo to an Dectet. Vocalists; Charlotte Andrew & Poppy Alice can switch from lead to backing vocals and further harmonies can be added by guitarist, Steve McCormack.

The regular Ensemble is usually comprised of Paul (piano/vocals), Hazel Ross, Lianna Jeffery and/or Dalma Gebe (violins), Miriam Cox (cello), Steve McCormack and/or Phil Short (guitar), Becky Andrew (Flute), Steve Mealing (bass) Tom Heasman (percussion) with the lead vocal duties shared between Charlotte Andrew & Poppy Alice.

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Paul Dunton Ensemble

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