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Ottawa Singer-Songwriter, Kimberley Dunn, Playing at Grand Piano

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Kimberley is outstanding. She brought an element of warmth to our ceremony that would have been impossible to achieve without her. Her voice is absolutely gorgeous, and she is a dream to work with – professional, communicative and receptive. We are forever indebted to Kim for the role she played in our special day.
– Tabitha Bernard, bride


Just incredible!!! Kimberley is such a pleasure to work with in every way. She is professional, classy, beautiful and oh so talented. She prepares and cares about your event as if it was her own. She is a must hire that will improve any gathering immensely. The voice of an angel.
– Marc Feagan, groom


I just want to say: wow. Kim was an absolute delight to work with and she blew us and our guests away. Kim’s music was the soundtrack to the most magical day of our lives, and she absolutely over-delivered. I cannot say enough nice things about this wonderful human and her incredible talent.
– Dominic Aquilina, groom


If you are reading this review and are considering hiring Kimberley for your event, I think you would be hard pressed to find anyone better in the region! We had an absolute fantastic experience with Kimberley. She is professional, beyond accommodating, and wonderful to work with. She truly helped the vision of our wedding day come to life. Kimberley’s vocals are WOW worthy. She blew us and our guests away with her incredible talent!
– Leanne Scott, bride


Wow! We were so privileged Kimberley performed on our wedding day. Kimberley’s warmth, graciousness, and professionalism was complimented by her wonderful musical talent. Our guests are still commenting about the wonderful music-filled wedding day! Thank you so much Kimberley for this magical experience and for making our wedding day so special!
– Heather McClelland, bride


We were so fortunate to have Kimberley for our daughter’s wedding. A beautiful voice and talented pianist, Kimberley was a joy to work with. She has an extensive repertoire, and was more than happy to learn and prepare a new musical piece. Her professionalism and performance style is very impressive. Her music brought all of the other elements of the wedding together to make it such a beautiful ceremony.
– Michelle Decock, mother-of-the bride


To say Kimberley is a master of her craft is an understatement. She is the epitome of voice and piano perfection, a consummate professional and warmhearted person. I cannot picture our wedding day without her being a part of it.
– Anjelica Hodgson, bride


Kim is truly very talented at what she does and we got many compliments on her beautiful voice and piano playing. I have seen her play on two occasions now and she is very good at timing the start and ending of songs to match the flow of the event. She was also very professional in all of our correspondence. A gem in Ottawa!
– Julia Cieslukowska, bride


There are no words to describe how completely incredible Kimberley is. Everyone was completely blown away. Not only is she amazing at what she does, but she is a genuinely kind and caring person. She is the kind of person you just want to be friends with. Kimberley, you made our wedding so special and we could not be happier that we found you.
– Alex Brodkin, bride


Kimberley provided a fantastic atmosphere. She was seamless and professional, always willing to add to our experience. I loved working with her.
– Meghan MacKinnon, bride


We wouldn’t want anyone else playing at out wedding. Her music made our day all the more magical. I can’t even begin to describe her incredible talent. As a cherry on top, she took the liberty to take stunning photos of our decor as our photographer was running late. If you are looking for a vendor that is both talented and kindhearted, choose Kimberley!!
– Zuzana Novak, bride


Kimberley was nothing short of amazing! She was so helpful, extremely prompt when returning emails, and we really appreciated how easy going she was. We cannot say enough good things about Kimberley’s talent, professionalism, and personality. Her voice was so beautiful and angelic, and guests were blown away with her talent. We are so grateful to have had Kimberley be part of our special day.
– Virginia Johnson, bride


This past weekend I had the opportunity to work with Kimberley for my client’s wedding. Not only was she responsive and helpful during the planning process but she was very flexible and accommodating on the wedding day. Her talents are unquestionable and she did an incredible job setting the tone for my client’s ceremony. I would love to work with her again.
– Cait O’Malley, Owner, Bourbon & Bloom


Kimberley gave our daughter’s wedding a very, very special atmosphere. She so naturally spreads her kindness, happiness and enjoyment for music. She is very professional and accommodating, all along making everyone feel so special. It was a true pleasure to meet Kimberley and have her be part of the wedding.
– The Stilling Family, mother & father of the bride


We had the pleasure of having Kimberley perform at our wedding. She was amazing and our guests are still talking about it. If you are looking for a beautiful, elegant and talented pianist to make your event memorable, Kimberley is the one for you.
– Layla Askari, bride


Kim is amazing! She is very professional, and her voice is absolutely gorgeous. During the planning process she was incredibly patient and easy to work with, from her fast email response time to her great song suggestions. She really helped make the ceremony everything we dreamed of.
– Cassandra Montague, bride


Having Kimberley perform at our daughter’s wedding was without doubt a great decision and outstanding value. Kimberley has an incredible range of music to choose from so we were able to select music that was important to us for certain moments while letting Kimberley set the mood at other times. Kimberley is a true professional, an accomplished musician with the voice of an angel!
– Peter Croft, father of the bride


Kimberley is an awesome talent, a true professional, delightful to work with and helped make our wedding day, spectacular! We wrote a song for my beautiful wife and Kimberley performed it live for our first dance. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house. The song was professionally produced and performed just like a fairytale. It truly is overwhelming to have the song as a continuing memory of our day. For those of you who read this, many may already know all about Kimberley’s wonderful talent. For those that don’t, you must get to know Kimberley and experience her work. Your life will change!
– Greg Vail, groom


FuneralsFuneral Reviews

Kimberley performed at our Celebration of Life for my mom. She performed beautifully, an angelic voice, incredible piano playing, accommodating, knowledgeable and professional. I would love to have her play for us again.
– Wendy McIntyre, funeral client


There are no words to describe the gratitude that our family feels for the exquisite way in which you shared your hard work and talents with us at the Celebration of Life for my mother. Your interpretations of our chosen musical pieces were outstanding, brought many to tears, and provided a very beautiful, meaningful and graceful addition to our tribute to her.
– Lucya Yuzyk, funeral client


Kimberley was very professional and organized and very easy to work with. She has a beautiful voice and plays the piano wonderfully. She really made my father’s memorial service wonderful.
– John Carson, funeral client


Kimberley delivered a wonderful performance at my father’s funeral. It was a very moving performance and a very fitting tribute to my father. Her angelic voice and flawless piano playing were truly what he deserved. She worked with our requests for some very specific pieces and did it all in a very professional and empathetic manner.
– Natalie, funeral client


I cannot express enough how grateful I am to have found Kim. It was very important to us to honor my brother-in-law with a service that would include music that we knew he would love. I provided Kim with the songs and was so appreciative that she professionally managed everything for me from that point forward. It was comforting knowing that I could put my trust in her and no longer had to worry. Kim exceeded our expectations. She has the most BEAUTIFUL voice, warm personality and a very classy demeanor.
– Kathleen Manion, funeral client


Kimberley performed at my father’s “Celebration Of Life” ceremony. The entire process was very easy for us at a difficult time. Her prompt response time, performance and professionalism was exceptional. Many of our guests commented on how beautiful the music, her voice and song selection was. A real tribute to my father.
– Andrea Nicholls, funeral client


Thank you so very much for making my mothers service so moving and beautiful. Without you it would have been flat. There were many comments and inquires about you afterward. Everyone was very impressed.
– Suzanne​ Tellier, funeral client


Kimberley went out of her way, above and beyond, to be able to perform at our service, at the last minute. Her performance was on point, and her level of professionalism was impressive. Thank you, Kimberley!
– Dana Schofield, funeral client


Kimberley recently played at my mother’s memorial service and she was superb. Everyone loved her beautiful interpretations of the music we chose, and her amazing voice. Kim is very professional – she responded quickly by email, and was very helpful in finalizing the musical choices. She showed up with lots of time to get setup and understood exactly what we wanted (which is all very helpful when planning an event like this). We couldn’t have asked for anything nicer.
– Jill & Family, funeral client


EventsEvent Reviews

From an event planner’s perspective Kimberley is always amazing to deal with and to say that our clients love her would be an understatement. Her talent is unmatched!
– Julia O’Grady, Owner & President, ITM Events


Our school has hired Kimberley for three years in a row, to grace our end-of-year celebration with her piano and voice. Kimberley is so talented; she is extremely professional (arriving well in advance and doing her set up by herself), and her music is truly wonderful. I cannot recommend this graceful musician more strongly!
– Janine Debanné, Associate Director, Azrieli School of Architecture, Carleton University


Our Association has hired Kimberley a number of times and always receive rave reviews. She is an amazing vocalist, pianist and entertainer extraordinaire. She is professional, organized and a pleasure to deal with. Thank you Kimberley, I look forward to working with you again.
– Sherry Watson, CMP, The Canadian Real Estate Association


We were very pleased to have Kimberley play at our reception. It was a Private VIP Cocktail Event with Canadian federal and foreign dignitaries, public servants and policymakers, thought-leaders, and key stakeholders. Kimberley added a wonderful ambiance to the evening and helped to make it a memorable evening for everyone.
– Shirley Trowbridge, Assistant Client Manager, The Willow Group


We recently hired Kimberley to perform at the Daughters of the Vote Gala. The Gala celebrated women in Canadian Politics and Kimberley wowed the crowd of 600 ladies. Dressed elegantly, Kim performed on a Baby Grand Piano (that she helped us source). Kimberley was fantastic to deal with, very professional and came through at the last minute when she was asked to sing our National Anthem in both English and in French. I would highly recommend Kimberley for any event of any caliber, and I can assure you won’t be disappointed.
– Rebecca Trafford, Senior Event Manager, Chic and Swell


We hired Kimberley to perform for a large gala reception in Ottawa and from the moment I made contact with her she was friendly, very quick to reply, and incredibly knowledgeable about the venue she was performing at. She is extremely talented and a consummate professional – we would hire her again in a heartbeat!
– The Idea Hunter, Toronto


Having Kimberley perform at a major international conference that I organized at The University of Ottawa was one of the key elements of success of the event! Kimberley’s performance was just outstanding!!! The attendees, who came from several different countries around the world, very much enjoyed Kimberley’s angelic voice! I should add that it was very easy to work with Kimberley! She’s very caring & professional! In short, a world-class performer!
– Samir Saadi, Associate Professor, Telfer School of Management, Ottawa U


Thank you to Kim for performing at my CDAA President’s Dinner and Award Ceremony. Her wonderfully haunting voice was so beautiful and I couldn’t have asked for anyone more talented to play for us. The creative arrangements of classic songs was mesmerizing. Thank you for making it such a memorable evening for myself and my guests.
– Michelle Fowler, CDAA President