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"I cannot thank you enough for the perfect singing you gave us at my mother's funeral. I will never be able to forget the beauty of your voice in The Lord Bless You and Keep You. You moved us all." 


Following the death of a loved one, the funeral is the event on which everyone is focussed. Now is the time to celebrate the life of someone special to you. Live music at such a poignant time provides a fitting touch to any funeral service, whether a crematorium or church service.


A song provides a powerful and meaningful part of the ceremony especially if your loved one had a song they held dear, a song they used to sing, or a song which marked a special occasion.


Lara can promise you a sensitive, patient and compassionate service. Please do not hesitate to contact her to discuss your requests. Through music, Lara hopes to create the perfect musical experience for you and the congregation, and to help you cope with feelings that are often beyond words.

Jealous of the Angels
00:00 / 03:56
Ave Maria
00:00 / 03:40

When is a suitable time for a singer at a funeral?

Some options include:

  • During the processional as the coffin makes its way into the service

  • During the service

  • During the recessional as the coffin and congregation leave the service

  • Leading of hymns or the option of a hymn replacement. When grieving, singing can be difficult for the congregation


Popular song choices:

  • Make Me a Channel of Your Peace

  • The Lord Bless You and Keep You

  • Ave Maria

  • Pie Jesu

  • Abide with Me

  • Somewhere over the rainbow

  • I Watch the Sunrise

  • Dido’s Lament

Lara is available for:

  • Cremation / Crematorium Service

  • Church Funeral / Church Service

  • Memorial Service

  • Unaccompanied Graveside Singing


Lara covers the South of England (London, Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Somerset and Dorset). Please get in touch for a location not mentioned / further afield and Lara will be happy to provide a quote.


"Where words fail, music speaks."

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