Ms. Cooper was very accomodating - and interested - in helping me plan my Memorial Service for both parents. She helped me with selections and asked for help in finding sheet music/lyrics to those songs she didn't know. She allowed plenty of time for the latter so she could learn the music well ahead of time. She requested to see the venue ahead of time and spent a long time with me and the funeral home director working out the best postitioning, etc., for her voice. She also played the piano and accompanied herself on guitar where appropriate -and, of course, after discussion with me. The piano and guitar were welcome and surprise additions! She also came fully prepared with an amplifier and mike "just in case." (Her voice is strong enough, however, that she needed neither.) At the service itself, even though I had explained what the songs meant to me and my parents, I could see that she was very moved by the service - but stayed professional and performed beautifully. Feedback has included comments on her lovely voice and about how heartfelt her singing was: people could not believe I hadn't know her before! She impressed a lot of my guests and I hope it helps her get more "gigs." (Of course, I also put in a plug for Gigmasters!) It was also nice to be able to hire someone from my local area. I certainly will think of her in the future!