Recommended Based in Nottinghamshire but travels UK wide
Susanna is a traditional harpist. She is an experienced professional musician and her harp music has been a part of many special occasions. Classical, traditional and pop music all appear in her repertoire; perfect as an elegant backdrop. Prices: From £280+
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"Susanna was excellent. A number of guests commented on how they had enjoyed the music."
Highlights * Traditional harpist with many genres in her repertoire * ...From Pachelbel to The Beatles * Requests considered - FREE of charge if piece can be added to repertoire permanently * Uniquely a small PA can be provided if required * Elegant backdrop to any occasion * Available UK wide
Susanna is a traditional harpist based in the East Midlands of England. She is an experienced professional musician and her harp music has been a part of many special occasions.
Susanna was born into a musical family and has played many instruments over the years. She has had a lifelong fascination with the harp though she came to playing the instrument relatively late. She has studied with Jean Hudson a traditional and Renaissance music specialist and some of the best known Scottish harpists such as Catriona McKay and Charlotte Petersen.
She is an experienced professional harpist with a large client base. She is resident harpist at Woodborough Hall and has played at events throughout the United Kingdom. Susanna plays at over 70 weddings per year in addition to solo performances, corporate functions and restaurant bookings.
Although rooted in the traditional music of Britain and Ireland, Susanna loves experimenting with other genres including blues, rock and even metal. She also has a large repertoire of classical and pop music which is popular with clients choosing wedding music.
Susanna plays a Pilgrim Progress, a large lever harp which has a rich tone and stunning clean design which complements both historic and contemporary settings. The lever harp is smaller than the large orchestral pedal harp, which means Susanna can easily get her harp upstairs and into tight spaces. She has a choice of two sound systems; a powerful but compact amp, which is ideal for venues at which space is at a premium. She also has a small PA system with speakers that is great for larger events.
Testimonials "Just a short line to say how much we all enjoyed your music last Saturday - your choice was delightful, and there was definitely something for everyone's taste. Many thanks, and we hope to have an opportunity of hearing you again in the future." Mr & Mrs H.
"Thank you very much for your wonderful playing at our civil ceremony - it really helped to make the day. Everyone commented on how much they enjoyed the music. Indeed, I think you may have gained some new harp music fans - many said they had not heard it before." Mr T.
"Thank you so much for playing at my mothers party, the hotel were so impressed by your playing and said that they would recommend you as often as they could. Once again, thank you from all of us." Mrs F.
"...thank you for the glorious part you played in our wedding day. The later in life you leave these things, the higher the mountain is to climb - but Saturday was just a little piece of Paradise. Mr & Mrs S.
"Once again, thank you so much for your contribution on Saturday and for helping the day become very special. Had loads of positive feedback on your performance... Thanks again and we would most definitely recommend you to anyone taking the wedding plunge in the future." Mr & Mrs M.
"Just had to email you to say a huge thank you for your music at our wedding on Saturday... Your music was so well played that a couple of our guests actually thought we had a CD playing! We couldn't have asked for a better form of entertainment for our wedding breakfast. May you give many more the privilege of hearing you play." Mr & Mrs R.
Susanna Harp's Set List / Repertoire
**Please note that pieces marked with an asterix are unsuitable for civil ceremonies**
Popular American Pie (Don McLean) And I Love Her (Beatles) And I Love You So (Don McLean) Annie's Song (John Denver) Any Way You Want It (Journey) Are You Lonesome Tonight (Elvis) As Time Goes By (Hupfeld, from Casablanca) Bat Out of Hell (Meatloaf) Beautiful (Christina Aguilera) Because You Loved Me (Diane Warren) Bella's Lullaby (Twilight) Bittersweet Symphony (The Verve) Braveheart (Theme) Can't Help Falling in Love Clocks (Coldplay) Close To You (Carpenters) Closest Thing To Crazy (Mike Batt, Katie Melua) Concerning Hobbits (Howard Shore) Desperado (Eagles) Echo Park (Joseph Arthur) Endless Love (Lionel Ritchie) Eternal Flame (Bangles) Evergreen (Barbra Streisand) (Everything I Do) I do it For You (Bryan Adams) Fields of Gold (Sting) Fix You (Coldplay) For Your Eyes Only (Sheena Easton) From This Moment On (Shania Twain) Groovy Kind of Love (Phil Collins) Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen) Have I Told You Lately (Van Morrison) Head Over Feet (Alanis Morissette) Heaven (Bryan Adams) Hello (Lionel Richie) Hey Jude (Beatles) Hoppipolla (Sigur Ros) House of the Rising Sun (Animals) How Can I Keep From Singing (Enya) Hymne (Vangelis) I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing (Aerosmith) I Feel Fine (Beatles) I Saw Him Once (Schonberg) I Swear (All 4 One) I'll Stand By You (Chrissy Hynde) Into My Arms (Nick Cave) Just Like Heaven (The Cure) Killing Me Softly (Roberta Flack) Kiss From A Rose (Seal) Kissing You (Desree) La Vie En Rose (Edith Piaf) Lady (Lionel Richie) Love is All Around (Reg Presley) Love Me Tender (Elvis) Love Theme From Conan Make You Feel My Love (Bob Dylan) May it Be (Enya, from Lord of the Rings) Moondance (Van Morrison) Moon River (Dean Martin) More Than Words (Extreme) My Immortal (Evanescence) Nothing Else Matters (Metallica) Norwegian Wood (Beatles) Only Time (Enya) Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up) (Florence and the Machine) Radio Ballet (Eluvium) Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head Right Here Waiting (Richard Marx) River Flows In You (Yiruma) Road to Mandalay (Robbie Williams) Romeo and Juliet (Dire Straits) Romeo and Juliet (Love Theme) (Nino Rota) Rule The World (Take That) Runaway (The Corrs) Sacrifice (Elton John) Sailing (Rod Stewart) Send in the Clowns She (Charles Aznavour) She's the One (Robbie Williams) Silver Inches (Enya) Something (Beatles) Somewhere in Time - Theme (John Barry) Somewhere Only We Know (Keane) Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin) Storybook Love (Princess Bride Theme) Take My Breath Away (Berlin) Teahouse Moon (Enya) Tears in Heaven (Eric Clapton) Thorn Birds Theme Time to Say Goodbye (Con te Partiro) Titanic - Theme (My Heart Must Go On) Torn (Natalie Imbruglia) True Colours (Cyndy Lauper) Twin Peaks Theme Unchained Melody (Righteous Brothers) Up Where We Belong Viva La Vida (Coldplay) Walking After You (Foo Fighters) When She Loved Me (Randy Newman) When You Say Nothing At All (Ronan Keating) Wind Beneath my Wings What a Wonderful World When I Fall In Love Whiter Shade of Pale (Keith Reid) Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton) You Do Something to Me (Paul Weller) You Are Always on My Mind (Elvis) You Raise Me Up Your Song (Elton John) You’re Still the One (Shania Twain)
Musicals / Disney A Whole New World (Aladdin, Alan Menken) All I Ask Of You (Phantom of the Opera, Lloyd Webber) Baby Mine (Dumbo, Frank Churchill) Beauty and the Beast (Tale as Old As Time) Can you Feel the Love Tonight (Lion King, Elton John) Circle of Life (Lion King, Elton John) Edelweiss (Sound of Music) I'd be Surprisingly Good for You (Evita, Lloyd Webber) Love Changes Everything (Andrew Lloyd Webber) Memory (Cats, Lloyd Webber) My Favourite Things (Sound of Music) Over the Rainbow (Wizard of Oz) Part of Your World (Little Mermaid, Alan Menken) Pie Jesu (Andrew Lloyd Webber) * Pure Imagination (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) Some Day My Prince Will Come (Snow White) Some Enchanted Evening (South Pacific) Something There (Beauty and the Beast, Alan Menken) Summertime (Porgy and Bess, Gershwin) Sunrise, Sunset (Fiddler on the Roof) Think of Me (Phantom of the Opera, Lloyd Webber) When you Wish Upon a Star (Pinocchio, Leigh Harline)
Traditional England Barbara Allen (England/Scotland) Blow the Wind Southerly (Northumbria/Scotland) Childgrove Come Live With Me Greensleeves I Love my Love (Cornwall) Jolly Miller (Miller of Dee) Kemp's Gig Linden Lea Lovely Joan Miller's Dance Putney Ferry Sally Gardens Scarborough Fair Searching for Lambs Siege of St Malo (Cornwall) Three Ravens Water is Wide (England/Scotland) Windsor Terrace
Ireland An Honest Man (Scotland/Ireland) An Raibh tu ar an gCarriag? (Were you at Carrick?) Banks of the Suir The Blackthorn Stick Brian Boru's March Carrickfergus Casluth Castle of Dromore Celia Connelan (Thomas Connelan) Clare Island Boat Song Danny Boy (Ireland/USA) Eamonn a Chnuic The Fair Headed Child The Foggy Dew Follow Me Down To Carlow I Love my Love in the Morning If I Were a Blackbird King of the Fairies March of Lissadell Mna na hEireann (Women of Ireland) Morrison's Gig Peacock's Feather Road to Lisdoonvarna Sliabh na mBhan (Mountain of the Women) Star of the County Down Strike The Gay Harp (Moore) The Youngest Daughter
Carolan Blind Mary Carolan's Draught Carolan's Concerto The Clergy's Lament Eleanor Plunkett Festus Burke Frances Power Frank Palmer Henry McDermott Roe John O'Connor Kean O'Hara Lady Gethin Lady St John Loftus Jones The Princess Royal Sheebeg and Sheemore
Scotland An Ataireachd Ard (Petersen) An Ghillebride (The Oystercatcher) (Wilford) Annie Laurie Arran Island Boat Song Binnorie Braes of Locheil Buain na Rainich (Cutting of the Fern) Come Under My Plaidie Corn Rigs are Bonny Da Smugglers (Shetland) The Dark Isle (McLaughlin) Dowie Dens of Yarrow Dunkeld Hermitage Bridge (Martin) Eilean Aigais (The Isle of Aigas) Fagail Liosmore Farewell to Glenshalloch Flow Gently Sweet Afton (Burns) Flowers O' The Forest Gilliekrankie Glenlivet Guilderoy I Once Loved A Lass Inis Siar (McNulty) Jamie Come Try Me (Burns) John Anderson, My Jo Kelvin Grove Kid on the Mountain Kiss Her an Clap Her (Shetland) Lament for a Blind Harper Laoidh An Iasgair (Fisherman's Prayer) Loch Lomond Loch Tay Boat Song Logan Water Margaret's Waltz Merrily Kiss the Quaker Mile Marphaisg Air A Ghaol (Waulking Song) Miss Loudon Miss Margaret Graham of Gartmore's Favourite (Marshall) Miss Sally Hunter Music of the Spey (Skinner) My Love is Like a Red Red Rose (Burns) My Love She's But a Lassie Yet (Burns) Ossian (Skinner) Pretty Girl Milking the Cows Rachel Rae Roslin Castle The Rowan Tree St Kilda Wedding March Seann Triubhais Uilleachain (Willie's Old Trousers) Shule Aroon Skye Boat Song There Was A Lad They Stole My Wife Last Night Wild Duck's Nest Wild Mountain Thyme (Tannahill) Ye Banks and Braes (Burns)
Wales Ash Grove Breuddwyd Dafydd Rhys Breuddwyd y Frenhines Cainc Dafydd Broffwyd Calennig Cynghansail Cymru (Welsh Ground) Cysga Di Fy Mhlentyn Tlws (Sleep my Pretty Child) David of the White Rock Difyrwch Arglwyddes Owen Difyrwch Ieuan y Telenor Dall (Delight of John the Blind Harper) Ffarwel Philip Ystwyth Ffarwel y Telenor (‘Minstrel’s Adieu’) (John Thomas) Hela'r Sgyfarnog (Hunting the Hare) Hwylio Adref (Sailing Home) (Jones) Llangloffan* Machynlleth Meillionen Merch Megan Moel yr Wyddfa (Mount Snowdon) Morfa’r Frenhines Mwyander Corwen (The Gentle Maid of Corwen) Mwynen Mon Myfanwy Pant Corlan yr Wyn Porth y Castell Pwt ar y Bys Royal Dream Sir Watkin's Jig Sweet Richard Toriad y Dydd (Break of Day) Y Dydd (The Day) Y Gerddinen Y Gwr A'i Farch (The Old Gent and His Mare) Y Fwyalchen Ddu Bigfelen (The Yellow Beaked Blackbird) Ymadawiad y Brenin You Comely Carefree Lads
Other Al Lapousiz er C’hoad (Little Bird in the Wood) (Brittany) An Hini a Saran (The One I Love) (Brittany) Bandura (Russia) Bright Face (Russia) Carval ny Drogh Vraane (Jezebel Carol) (Man) Complainte de la Blanche Biche (Brittany) Edelweiss (Austria) Kalinka (Russia) Katyusha (Russia) Klang Min Vakra Bjallra (Sweden) Korobushka (Russia) Ma Fransez (Brittany) Near the River (Russia) Reel Beatrice (Quebec) Rose Upon the Briar (Man) Sheep Under the Snow (Man) Shepherd’s Daughter (Man) Sirivisa (Norway) Sweetness of Mary (Cape Breton)
Early/Classical A Jig (Askue) A Lieta Vita (Gastoldi) Air from Festes de l'Ete (Monteclair) Air and Rondo (Bochsa) Aire (John Jenkins) All in a Garden Green (Playford) Allegro (Handel) Alman (Morely) Andiam, Mio Tesoro (Anon) Aria (Kuhnau) Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Handel) Arne's Gig Ave Maria (Gounod)* Ave Maria (Schubert)* Ballet CCLXVIII from Terpsichore (Praetorius) Barcarolle (Offenbach) Bonny Sweet Robin (Anon 15th century) Bransle (Attaignant) Bransle de la Bourgogne (Anon, 16th century) Bransle de la Torche (Praetorius) Bridal Chorus (Wagner) Canarie II (Straloch Lute Book) Canon in D (Pachelbel) Chaconne (Clarke) Chaconne from The Fairy Queen (Purcell) Clair De Lune (Debussy) Coranto: Lady Riche (Byrd) Corranto (Anon) Courante XCVIII (Praetorius) Currant (Anon Rowallen Lute Book) Dance of the Blessed Spirits (Gluck) The Entertainer (Joplin) Fantasia on Greensleeves (Vaughan Williams) Finale from 'Music for Royal Fireworks (Handel) Finlandia Theme (Sibelius) Flower Duet (Delibes from Lakme) Fur Elise (Beethoven) Gavotte (Gluck) Gnossiene No 1 (Satie) Gymnopedie No 1 (Satie) Here Amid the Shady Woods (Handel) Hornpipe (Purcell) Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (Bach) * Jupiter Theme (Holst) Kemp's Jig La Ci Darem la Mano (Mozart from Don Giovanni) La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin (Debussy) La Volta (Byrd) Ladie Ann Gordon's Lilt (Anon, Straloch Lute Book) Lament of Tristan (Anon, 14th century) Largo from Lute Concerto in D (Vivaldi) Largo From Xerxes (Handel) Lord Willoughby's Welcome Home (Dowland) March from 'Scipio' (Handel) Merry Peasant (Schumann) Meditation from Thais (Massenet) Menuett (Pachelbel) Merry Peasant (Schubert) Minuet (Buttstedt) Moonlight Sonata – First Movement (Beethoven) Morning Mood from Peer Gynt (Grieg) My Lady Carey's Dumpe (Anon, 1525) The New Sahoo (Farnaby) Nobody's Gigge (Farnaby) Nocturne (Borodin) O Mio Babbino Caro (Puccini) Ode To Joy (Beethoven) Old Noll's Gig (Anon, 16th century) Pearl Fishers theme (Bizet) Piano Trio, Op 97 (Beethoven) Pomp and Circumstance theme (Elgar) Prelude in C (Bach) Rigaudon (Campra) St Anthony Chorale (Haydn)* St Catherine Hornpipe (Barratt) Sarabande (Handel) Serenata (Toselli) Sheep May Safely Graze (Bach) Sicilienne from Peleas and Melisande (Faure) Speme Amorosa (Gastoldi) Sonatina (Dusik) Sonatina (Handel) To A Wild Rose (McDowell) Trumpet Tune (Purcell) Trumpet Voluntary (Clarke) Variations on a Theme by Mozart Wedding March (Mendelssohn) What if a Day or a Month or a Year (Jane Pickering) Where Daisies Pied (Arne) Wolsey's Wilde (Byrd)
NEW! Christmas Repertoire! Angels We Have Heard on High Away in a Manger Boars Head Carol Cold December Flies Away Coventry Carol Cutty Wren (Carmarthen Wren Song) Coventry Carol Deck The Halls Ding Dong Merrily On High Down In Yon Forest (Corpus Christi) First Nowell Gloucestershire Wassail God Rest You Merry Gentlemen Good Christian Men Rejoice Good King Wenceslas Green Grows The Holly Hark The Herald Angels Sing Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Here We Come a Wassailing Holly and the Ivy Huron Carol I Saw Three Ships In the Bleak Midwinter It Came Upon the Midnight Clear Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence Noel Nouvelet O Come All Ye Faithful O Come, O Come Emmanuel O Little Town of Bethlehem On Christmas Night (Sussex Carol) Once In Royal David's City Silent Night So This is Christmas Song of the Ship Still, Still, Still Tanners Wassail To Drive The Cold Winter Away Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day The Twelve Days of Christmas Veni Veni Emmanuel We Three Kings The Wexford Carol White Christmas
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Customer reviews for Susanna Harp
1 to 5 of 5 customer reviews for Susanna Harp in date order
12/09/2011 Susanna Harp
"Susanna was excellent. A number of guests commented on how they had enjoyed the music."
Customer review by Steve Swinglehurst
15/10/2010 Susanna Harp
"The booking process went smoothly and we were very happy with Susanna's performance and organisation on the day.
Customer review by Megan Gallagher
26/07/2010 Susanna Harp
"Alive Network were professional and efficient. Susanna did all that we asked of her and everyone felt that she was very good."
Customer review by Brenda Costall
17/09/2009 Susanna Harp
"The service that Alive Network and Susanna offered was second to none, both parties were helpful, professional and outstanding in all categories. Susanna was very welcoming and gave up her own time for us to hear her play and to help us in the decission of which songs were chosen for each part of the service. I do strongly recommend the service and the artist.
Customer review by Alan
14/09/2009 Susanna Harp
"Found Gemma, the Organiser, to be very kind and accommodating about any changes I wanted to make, and always very helpful, which was reassuring.
Gemma liaised very well with the harpist, conveying our wishes and putting them into practice.
Susanna, the harpist, was fantastic. She learnt new hymns for us at pretty short notice and her playing was beautiful. It really lifted the service into another realm. Susanna seemed to be a quietly confident person and we never felt remotely worried about anything going wrong. Towards the wedding day she contacted me a couple of times to finalise details. As well as her lovely playing, Susanna was very charming in appearance and manner.
We will definitely recommend her, and book her again ourselves if ever we have the occasion to do so. Thanks to all of you for giving our wedding day that extra factor."
Customer review by Rebecca
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Susanna Harp is based in Nottinghamshire but most of the
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