Profile

Young and vibrant harpist Katherine has over 15 years of performance experience. She received her training from harpists such as Luisa-Maria Cordell; Anna Wynne; and Daphne Boden, professor of Harp at the Royal College of Music, London. Katherine graduated from the University of Southampton with a BA music degree, majoring in performance.

During and prior to her degree Katherine performed across Europe and England as the Principle Player and Leader of the International Harp Ensemble and as a solo performer, winning competitions for her "musical style".

Katherine has played with a number of orchestras during her musical career and performed across the South East with several classical and contemporary groups; showing the versatility of the harp.

Katherine plays a stunning Canterbury harp, hand crafted in England by Pilgrim Harps and noted for its unique rich and full sound.

" Dear Kate, Just writing to thank you for providing the music at our wedding in Leamington last Friday. It all went wonderfully well. We can still hardly believe that we really are married! "
Marc and Nigel | Jephson // Leamington spa. | 22 May 2015
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  • Gigz customer service

Set List/Repertoire

Should you proceed with your booking you will be able to select your favourite songs from the set list/repertoir to be played on the day of your event. This demo will show you how it works.

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CLASSICAL

  • Aquatintes // Andres
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring // Bach
  • Sonatina in C major // Beethoven
  • Fur Elise // Beethoven
  • Clair de Lune // Debussy
  • Pavane // Faure
  • Variations of a theme of Mozart // Glinka
  • Nocturne // Glinka
  • Reverie // Grandjany
  • Nocturne // Grandjany
  • Barcarolle // Grandjany
  • Morning // Greig
  • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba // Handel
  • Hornpipe from The Water Music // Handel
  • Sonata in G minor // Mayer
  • Wedding March // Mendelssohn
  • Pachelbel's Canon in D // Pachelbel
  • Sonata No 1 in D major // Parry
  • Impromptu-Caprice // Pierne
  • Oh Mio Babbino Caro // Puccini
  • Hornpipe // Purcell
  • Ground in F with Variations // Purcell
  • Trumpet Voluntary // Purcell
  • Rhapsody of a theme of Paganini // Rachmaninov
  • Au Bord du Ruisseau // Renie
  • Fantaisie // Saint-Saens
  • Waltz // Schubert
  • Ave Maria // Schubert
  • Arabian Dance // Tchaikovsky
  • Chinese Dance // Tchaikovsky
  • Spring from the Four Seasons // Vivaldi
  • Bridal Chorus // Wagner
  • Nocturne from Petite Suite for Harp // Watkins

WORLD

  • Paper Dragon // Green
  • Mexican Wedding Song // Gustavson
  • Sonatina // Natra
  • Habanera Gris // Ortiz
  • Mayuzumi // Rokudan
  • Tango // Salzedo
  • Fire Dance from Petite Suite for Harp // Watkins
  • Two Guitars // Wood

POPULAR

  • Over the Rainbow // Arlen
  • Moon River // Mancini
  • When I fall in Love // Nat King Cole
  • Stairway to heaven // Page & Plant
  • My Favourite things // Rodgers
  • When you wish upon a star
  • You’ll never walk alone // Rodgers
  • When you believe // Schwartz & Edmonds
  • All I ask of you // Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Memory // Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • We’ve only just begun // Roger Nichols
  • You’re Beautiful // James Blunt
  • The closest thing to crazy // Katie Melua
  • Fields of Gold // Sting
  • Cavatina (from the film The Deer Hunter) // Williams
  • Angels // Williams
  • Love is here to stay
  • Someone to watch over Me
  • Unchained Melody
  • Misty
  • Edelweiss

TRADITIONAL/CELTIC

  • Lullaby // Brahms
  • Chaconne // Clarke
  • Carolan’s Welcome // O’Carolan
  • She moved through the Fair
  • Down by the Salley Garden
  • The Foggy Dew
  • Greensleeves
  • The LArk in the Clear Air
  • Farewell to Liverpool
  • Flowers in the Valley
  • Ben Dorain
  • Eriskay Love-Lilt
  • My Lagan Love
  • Tis the last Rose of Summer
  • The Castle of Dromore
  • I know my love
  • Bendemeer’s Stream
  • The Cruiskeen Lawn
  • Danny Boy
  • Merch Megan
  • The Gentle Maiden
  • Scarborough Fair
  • A Fairy’s Love Song

WEDDING

  • Entrance of the Bride
  • Canon in D - Pachelbel
  • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba // Handel
  • Variations on a theme of Mozart // Glinka
  • Bridal Chorus // Wagner
  • Signing of the Register
  • Mio Bambino Caro // Puccini
  • Canon in D Major // Pachelbel
  • Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini // Rachmaninov
  • Barcarolle // Grandjany
  • Cavantina // John Williams (from Deer Hunter)
  • Pavana // Faure
  • Morning // Greig
  • Fur Elise - Beethoven
  • Exit of the Bride & Guests
  • Hornpipe from Water Music // Handel
  • Trumpet Voluntary // Purcell
  • Habanera Gris (Cuban Dance)
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring // Bach
" Dear Kate, Just writing to thank you for providing the music at our wedding in Leamington last Friday. It all went wonderfully well. We can still hardly believe that we really are married! "
Marc and Nigel | Jephson // Leamington spa. | 22 May 2015
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  • Reliabilty/Timekeeping
  • Courtesy
  • Appearance/Set up
  • Gigz customer service
" We were absolutely thrilled with the delightful music that you provided from such a wide repertoire. So many very complimentary remarks were made to us about your expertise and the sense of pleasure aroused by your music. "
Wedding reception | Surrey | 11 May 2013
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" Thank you so much for all your wonderful support and for giving so many of our visitors so much pleasure. "
Royal Garden Society | | 11 May 2013
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  • Reliabilty/Timekeeping
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  • Gigz customer service
" It was just so special to have you play for us and so many people commented on how lovely it was to listen to the harp. It really brought the room alive. "
Wedding Ceremony | Richmond | 14 July 2012
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  • Reliabilty/Timekeeping
  • Courtesy
  • Appearance/Set up
  • Gigz customer service

What's included

  • Performance Times:

    Drinks Reception OR Wedding Breakfast (Approx 2 hours playing time)
  • Standard Arrival Time:

    45 minutes before the performance time
  • Standard Finish Time:

    12am
  • Set Up Time:

    30 minutes
  • Set Up Completion:

    7pm
  • Act dress Code:

    smart casual
  • Ideal Performance Area:

    2m x 2m
  • Public Liability Insurance:

    yes
  • Equipment PAT Tested:

    yes
  • Food/Drinks Required:

    1 x hot meal
  • One song request learnt free of charge.:

    Yes. Subject to being given enough notice.

Extra booking options

  • Option 2:

    Ceremony (Approx 90 minutes). Take £40 off your quote. Includes music for arrival of guests, entrance and exit of the bride, and signing of the register
  • Option 3:

    Ceremony & Drinks Reception OR Drinks reception and wedding breakfast. (Approx 3 hours playing time) . Add £60 to your quote.

How we manage your booking

Booking an act with Gigz is just the begining. To make sure your event runs as smoothly as possible on the day;

  • We will send you a secure online booking form. This page can be saved on your computer and accessed and updated as often as you like.
  • Your event manager will be in touch via email and phone regularly througout the build up to your event.
  • We can arrange for your act to call you should want to discuss tings with them directly.
  • We will liasie with your event coordinator or venue manager to ensure that they are happy with all the logistics.
  • You will be given a contact mobile number for your Gigz event manager should you need to contact them on the day of your event.
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