The Claire Barker and Paul Hill duo was established in 2016. We have a huge repertoire and love to play as many different styles as possible. We have recently added foot percussion to our setup which allows us to play anywhere from intimate background gigs to larger festivals.
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Who are we?

Meet the duo.

Bruce Mason, Designer Randy Bradley, Developer

Claire Barker


Paul Hill

About ClaireClaire began singing before she could even speak. Her family noticed early on in her life that she could sing along to classical music with an ability to predict where the melody would go. She joined her first choir at the age of 6 and went on to perform with a wide variety of musical acts. She was classically trained in her teens and this training enables her to be able to master a wide range of musical styles from rock to classical.

Claire has over 15 years professional experience at weddings, corporate and party events and is experienced at reading the room and providing the most suitable set lists for each client’s needs.

Whilst the majority of Claire’s experience lays in function and wedding bands over the last 15 years; she loves the versatility of the duo and the musical freedom it brings. The ability to cover every style of music brings it’s own challenges which she relishes. She and Paul together love putting their own spin on the music they do; unique arrangements make The Claire Barker and Paul Hill Duo stand out from the rest.

Claire on Paul “Paul is the most incredible guitarist I’ve worked with. His ability to memorise music is amazing and there is nothing musically we won’t try in this duo. He’s a great guy too and our friendship comes across in our performances. I look forward to each gig and seeing where each one takes us on our musical journey!”

About Paul Paul began playing the guitar at the age of nine, has performed and taught guitar professionally all of his working life and has built up an extremely successful career in both performing and teaching the guitar. Academically, Paul has achieved the highest qualification offered by London College of Music and is an international guitar examiner. Paul regularly gives lectures at prestigious academic establishments on various guitar topics. Paul’s first book – The Paul Hill Guitar Theory And Technique Book – was first published in 2002 and the second edition is available from the iTunes store. Paul has built on the success of his book with his guitar subscription site. Paul loves to play all styles of guitar and this diversity of styles helps to give the Claire Barker and Paul Hill Duo a wide variation in their repertoire.

Paul on Claire “I love performing with Claire as she is an incredible singer and can sing anything. We have a huge repertoire of great music and playing in the duo gives me so much creative freedom.”

Perfect For Your Wedding

The Claire Barker and Paul Hill duo will perfectly enhance your wedding and we can:

  • provide intimate background music to welcome your wedding guests
  • play the key points of your wedding ceremony and learn specific requests
  • entertain your wedding guest whilst they dine
  • add percussion and provide a full sound to entertain your guests in the evening

With our vast repertoire of many different styles, we will do our very best to make your wedding day even more memorable.

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