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Amour Harp

Harpist based in West Sussex

Price from £330

Amour Harp is a highly experienced harpist with a varied repertoire from classical and traditional, to jazz and popular music. An elegant backdrop to many events. Christmas repertoire also available!

5 stars - Amour Harp are Highly Recommended 33 Customer Reviews

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POPULAR:

Alan Price: The House of the Rising Sun

Amanda McBroom: The Rose

Bob Dylan: The Times They Are A-Changin’, Blowin’ in the Wind

Bruno Mars: Just The Way You Are, Marry You

Christina Perri: A Thousand Years

David Bowie:
Life on Mars

Dolly Parton/ Whitney Houston: I Will Always Love You

Ed Sheehan: Kiss Me

Ellie Goulding: Love Me Like You Do

Elvis Presley: Can't Help Falling In Love

Eric Clapton: Wonderful tonight

Jeff Silbar, Larry Henley: Wind Beneath My Wings

John Legend: All of Me

Led Zeppelin: Stairway to Heaven

Leonard Cohen: Hallelujah

Lionel Richie: Endless Love

Lou Reed: Perfect Day

Metallica: Nothing Else Matters

Peter Gabriel: Book of  Love

Plain White Ts: Hey There Delilah

Simon & Garfunkel: 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy), Old Friends, Bookends

Siur Rós: Hoppipolla

Sting/Eva Cassidy: Fields Of Gold

The Beatles: Across the Universe, Norwegian Wood, Here Comes The Sun

The Verve: Bittersweet Symphony

Westlife: Flying Without Wings

Yiruma: River Flows in You

FILM/SHOW:

Aladdin: A Whole New World

Beauty and the Beast: Beauty and the Beast

Cats: Memory

Evita: Don’t Cry For Me Argentina

Forrest Gump: Feather Theme

Frozen: Let It Go

Game of Thrones: Main Theme*

Gladiator: Honour Him*

The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight

The Little Mermaid: Kiss the Girl

Lord of the Rings: In Dreams (The Fellowship of the Ring)*

Love Actually: Glasgow Love Theme

Mary Poppins: Feed the Birds

Phantom of the Opera: All I Ask of You

Romeo and Juliet: Kissing You (Des'Ree)

The Sound of Music: My Favourite Things, Edelweiss

The Truman Show: Truman Sleeps

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory:  Pure Imagination

JAZZ:

Arlen:
Over The Rainbow

Chertok: Around the Clock, mvts 1, 2 & 3

'Fats' Waller: Ain't Misbehavin’

Gordon: Unforgettable

Gershwin: Embraceable You, Summertime

Howard: Fly Me To The Moon

Kaempfert: Strangers In The Night

Lane: Everybody Loves Somebody

Louiguy: La Vie En Rose

Mancini: Moon River

Newley & Bricusse: Feeling Good

Thiele & Weiss: What A Wonderful World

Youmans: Tea for Two

Young: When I Fall in Love

CLASSIC:

Bach: Prelude in C

Bach (arranged by Granjany) - Etude No. 3, ‘Sarabande’ and Etude No. 6, “Andante”

Beethoven: Für Elise

Cabezon: Pavane and Variations

Clarke: Chaconne, Trumpet Voluntary

Debussy: La fille aux cheveux de lin, Clair de lune, Arabesque No. 1

Delibes: Flower Duet

Einaudi: I Giorni

Faure: Cantique, Pavane

Grandjany: Pastorale

Handel: Allegro, Sarabande

Hasslemans: Chanson de Mai, La Source, Gitara, Fileuse

Kanga: Solitude

Mayhew: Fiskars

Mendelssohn: Wedding March

Pachelbel: Canon in D

Puccini: O Mio Babbino Caro

Salzédo: Seguidilla, Tango, Siciliana, Chanson dans la nuit

Satie: Gymnopédie No.1, Gnossienne No.1

Schubert: Ave Maria

Vivaldi: Spring (theme) from the Four Seasons, Winter (2nd Movement – Largo) from the Four Seasons

Wagner: Bridal March

FOLK/TRADITIONAL:

English

Flowers in the Valley

Greensleeves

Scarborough Fair

Irish

Brian Boru’s March

Danny Boy

The Lark in the Clear Air

The Foggy Dew

She Moved Through the Fair

Scottish

Eriskay Love Lilt

Kinloch of Kinloch

Skye boat song

A Fairy’s Love Song

A' Bheairt-Fhioda (A Weaving Lilt)

Amazing Grace

Welsh

Breuddwd y Frenhines (The Royal Dream)

Craig y Tyle (Winter has Come)

Dafydd y Garreg Wen (David of the White Rock)

Harp of Gold

Myfanwy

Sosban Fach (Little Saucepan)

The Ash Grove

Other

Wreck of the John B Sloop

Le Bon Petit Roi d'Yvetot (arr. Grandjany)

 

 

  • Grade 8 harpist and graduate of the Trinity College of Music, London.
  • Previous clients include ITV, Waitrose, Mercedes-Benz & The Football Association & more.
  • She has performed to stars including Robin Gibb (The Bee Gees), Geoff Downes (Yes, Asia, The Buggles), Guy Fletcher (Dire Straits) and more.
  • Performed at many prestigious venues such as The Houses of Parliament, Wembley Stadium, Glyndebourne Opera House and Hampton Court Palace.

Line up:

Default lineup: 1 performer

Female solo harpist.

*Minimum hire time of 2 hours if more than 1 hours drive away from West Sussex*

Highlights
* Degree standard harpist
* Plays a varied repertoire from classical to traditional and pop
* Low rates in the South
* Excellent value for money

Amour Harp is an experienced and versatile harpist based near Brighton, Sussex. She has enjoyed a varied career so far performing all over the country for international corporations, MP's, celebrities and royalty.

Previous engagements include performances for HRH Queen Elizabeth II on her visit to the University of Huddersfield, live on television for Channel 4's popular cooking and chat show Sunday Brunch, and at a party hosted by Robert Smith (The Cure). Corporate bookings have included numerous performances for RBS, the Football Association, and also PRS for Music where she played alongside Rick Wakeman for guests including Jon Lord (Deep Purple), Sir John Tavener and John Rutter. She has worked at many prestigious venues such as The Houses of Parliament, Wembley Stadium, and Glyndebourne Opera House, and also at the Royal Ascot in the Royal Enclosure.

Soloist
Amour Harp has played for hundreds of corporate events, weddings and recitals. With her varied repertoire she can provide music as a background artist or as the main feature of an event. She has performed to stars including Robin Gibb (The Bee Gees), Geoff Downes (Yes, Asia, The Buggles), Guy Fletcher (Dire Straits) and more. Television work includes providing background music for an episode of Channel 4's Come Dine With Me, and an appearance as a featured entertainer on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch.

Orchestral and Ensemble
Amour Harp's early orchestral experiences were with the Brighton Youth Orchestra, with whom she performed during their Diamond Jubilee year in concert at Glyndebourne Opera House and at the Brighton Dome with percussionist Evelyn Glennie.

During her time at Huddersfield University she performed regularly with the orchestra, symphonic wind orchestra and new music ensemble, with whom she performed a concert as part of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival subsequently broadcast on BBC Radio 3. She performed again for the festival in 2007 in an ensemble of 20 harpists, including Rhodri Davies and Eira Lynne Jones. She has performed regularly with the Worthing Philharmonic Orchestra and various other orchestras as a freelance harpist.

Amour Harp has also performed with highly acclaimed tribute act The Brighton Beach Boys at concerts as part of the Brighton Festival, and performs with electronica group Cleff, whose music has been featured on Brighton radio station Radio Reverb as well as BBC Introducing, including a live performance for the show.

She also organises two successful harp ensembles: 94 Strings and Glissando. Both ensembles have enjoyed performing at sell-out concerts throughout Sussex.

Training and Qualifications
Starting out learning piano at age 7, Amour Harp had already passed her Grade 8 with a high merit when she began her studies on the harp. She went on to study piano at Trinity College of Music before gaining a scholarship to study harp at Huddersfield University, where she obtained her BMus Honours degree. After graduating, Amour Harp resumed her harp studies with Helen Arnold, achieving a high distinction for her final Grade 8 and the ABRSM Diploma in Performance.

Your Event
Amour Harp can learn a request provided she has at least 4 weeks' notice and feels they are suitable to learn on the harp.

Previous Clients include
RBS, ITV, Princess Productions, The Football Association, PRS for Music, Kings Place, The British Japanese Parliamentary Group, Waitrose, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi Pharma, Allianz Insurance, The Copyright Licensing Agency, Haven Holiday Parks, ExtraCare Charitable Trust, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield Contemporary Festival, Serco Consulting, The Royal College of Surgeons, Nicolaudie Europe

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Amour Harp from Alive Network

  • Song Request Add £60
  • With Male Singer Add £120

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire Amour Harp from Alive Network

  • Ceremony (Civil upto 60mins) £0
  • Ceremony (Church upto 90mins) Add £54
  • Drinks OR Meal (2 hour period) Add £108
  • Ceremony AND Drinks (3 hour period) Add £216
  • Drinks AND Meal (upto 4 hour period) Add £324
  • Ceremony AND Meal (5 hour period including waiting between) Add £432
  • Ceremony, Drinks Meal (5 hour period) Add £432
  • Upto 1 hour background music £0
  • Upto 2 hours background music Add £108
  • Upto 3 hour background music Add £216