Tag: Harpist Surrey

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Behind the Scenes

One question that many of my friends regularly ask me is, “Yes, but what do you actually do?”. The life of a musician is a slightly odd existence to many (including my better half, who doesn’t really know what I get up to, even when we are currently spending months together in lockdown during the Covid-19 crisis!!). I thought that I would take this … Read More Behind the Scenes

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What really is a Civil Wedding Ceremony?

I’ve attended literally hundreds of wedding ceremonies. I would love to say that I was invited – but actually I was being paid to be there! Even so, watching all these wonderful couples go through this most romantic and life changing moment has been a privilege and an honour. I can almost recite the words by heart, but do you really know what goes … Read More What really is a Civil Wedding Ceremony?

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Are you qualified to do that?

Do you know what it takes to be a professional musician? This might give you an idea…

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It’s NOT all about the music…

Whilst at University and later studying for my advanced performance certificates, no one really sat me down and told me about being a harpist. I could play the harp. I liked playing the harp. I had a harp. They seemed to be the only things that mattered when it came to deciding about what to do with my life. Over a decade later (sob!), … Read More It’s NOT all about the music…

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My Booking Process Explained

Ok, possibly not the most entertaining of subjects, but I hope that this will help to explain how you can make sure that I can be part of your special event. Check out my website – am I what you want?! Firstly, have a good rummage round my website and social media accounts. I try to make sure that what I post and write … Read More My Booking Process Explained

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Harps

What do you know about harps? Find out some interesting facts here…

Happy Christmas!

Well, what a year! It’s been full of lots of wonderful weddings and functions. Thank you to those of you who have started followed my little Blog, I hope that it has given you a little insight into the world of being a professional musician, or helped you to have some ideas for your weddings or events. Back in September, on a warm Thursday … Read More Happy Christmas!

How do I know you are who you say you are? A guide to choosing your suppliers…

When you are arranging your wedding or function, there are so many decisions to make, and your suppliers are some of your most important. There are literally thousands out there, from florists to photobooths, hairdressers to harpists, so how do you choose a good one and how can you guarantee that they are the right supplier for you?

Here comes the… music to make your bridal entrance magical

How to make that special bridal entrance truly magical by choosing the right music.