Michael Hinton has worked as a cocktail pianist for many years, on cruise ships, at private functions and at hotels, including residencies at the Ashdown Park Hotel and South Lodge Hotel. Television appearances include 30 programmes in the That’s English series made by the BBC for Spanish television, and Ration Book Britain for the Yesterday channel.
He is a member of the chamber music group Music Box, founded and directed by world-renowned bass player Herbie Flowers, and he has worked extensively as Musical Director for theatrical productions and for three community choirs in Sussex. He has been the music and singing teacher at Act Too Academy in Haywards Heath, Sussex, and for many years worked as a teacher at the Dartington International Summer School.
“Mr. Hinton was brilliant and his choice of background music was exactly what we had in mind. His playing was excellent and we received many compliments on the music and his playing from our guests. His professionalism was first class”.
Donald & Jane
“Just to say that Bill and I, as ever, thoroughly enjoyed the concert this afternoon! … It is a real privilege to be able to hear such a high standard in relaxed surroundings. We felt, as they say, ‘on a high’ all the way home.”
Bill and Marie