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Siona Stockel

  • 5 stars - Siona Stockel (Harpist) are Highly Recommended 2
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  • Harpist
  • Somerset

Siona interprets a wide range of styles on the harp from the Baroque period to the present day. She performs a combination of light Classical pieces, traditional Welsh and Irish melody arrangements and more contemporary items as required.

Price from £577 + travel

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Set List / Repertoire

This list has been complied to give clients an idea of the variety of music that can be played as background music for any event but it is by no means a complete representation. Siona is always happy to learn specific musical requests if they can be translated to the harp and if given enough time!

Classical
Bach: Air on a G String
Beethoven: Ode to Joy (reduction)
Bochsa: Etudes
Cavatina: Stanley Myers (Theme tune from the film ‘The Deer Hunter’)
Clarke: Chaconne
Dussek: Sonatina No.2
Dvorjak: New World Symphony (reduction)
Greensleves
Handel: Allegro
Handel: Passacaille
Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel: Tema Con Variationi
Hasselmans: La Source
Hasselmans: Reverie
Hasselmans: Rouet
Love Theme: Nino Roto (Theme tune from the film ‘Romeo and Juliet’)
Mendelssohn: O For the Wings of a Dove
Naderman: Sonata No.2
Pachebel: Canon in D
Parry: Sonata No.1
Purcell: Hornpipe
Renie: Esquisse
Renie: Angelus
Schubert: Lullaby
Thomas: Watching the Wheat

Traditional
Danny Boy (Londonderry Air): Irish
Molly Malone: Irish
Mountains of Mourne: Irish
O’Carolan’s Air: Irish
She Moved through the Fair: Irish
The Foggy Dew: Irish
The Lark in the Clear Air: Irish
The Green Glens of Antrim: Irish
The Kerry Dance: Irish
When Irish Eyes are Smiling: Irish
David of the White Rock: Welsh
Land of My Fathers: Welsh
My Heart: Welsh
The Old Year is Passing: Welsh
The Ash Grove: Welsh
To A Wild Rose: Traditional

Contemporary
Amazing Grace - Anon
All I Ask of You: Lloyd Webber
Close Every Door to Me: Lloyd Webber
Everything I Do: Brian Adams (Theme tune from the film ‘Robin Hood Price of Thieves’)
Fool on the Hill: Beatles
Hey Jude: Beatles
I Will Always Love You: Dolly Parton
Memory: Lloyd Webber
Music of the Night: Lloyd Webber
My Heart Will Go On: James Horner (Theme tune from the film ‘Titanic’)
Norwegian Wood: Beatles
Pie Jesu: Lloyd Weber
Runaway: The Corrs
Thank you: Dido
Unchained Melody: Alex North
Yesterday: Beatles
You Will Never Walk Alone: Carousel

2 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
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  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
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Siona was very pleasant and accommodating, playing requests and even let a few p...

5 stars - Siona Stockel (Harpist) are Highly Recommended
booked Siona Stockel for their event at Langdon Court Hotel in Devon

“Siona was very pleasant and accommodating, playing requests and even let a few people have a go on the harp. All very enjoyable and Siona added to a great evening.”


Our initial contacts were dealt with efficiency and courtesy. Booking was easy a...

5 stars - Siona Stockel (Harpist) are Highly Recommended
booked Siona Stockel for their event

“Our initial contacts were dealt with efficiency and courtesy. Booking was easy and contracts clear. Siona Stockel is a very talented Harpist with a large repertoire, well dressed and very attractive. She is good humoured and interacts excellently with adults and children alike. Very professional, she played well and performed the odd request with good humour. Would strongly recommend to anyone requiring a harpist. Many thanks, Terry and Maxine Kelly ”

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    Performance Times

    Civil Ceremony and 1 Hour Reception over a 2 hour duration (same venue)


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    Full Biography

    Siona Stockel studied both Harp and Voice at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama where she was awarded a Distinction in her Masters Degree. She then went on to study at the Royal College of Music London gaining a Postgraduate Diploma in Performance. Siona is a very experienced musician who has played the harp for Church and Civil wedding ceremonies private functions corporate events and public recitals since 1996 as well as being an established soprano soloist both on the concert platform and stage. She has performed extensively to a wide variety of audiences throughout the UK and
    abroad.

    Siona interprets a wide range of styles on the harp from the Baroque period to the present day and is always happy to discuss the choice of music with her clients. She usually performs a combination of light Classical pieces, traditional Welsh and Irish melody arrangements and more contemporary items depending on her clients’ wishes.

    Wedding Ceremonies
    The dulcet tones of the harp can create a truly magical moment at your wedding whether you have decided on a Church or civil ceremony. A typical Wedding ceremony package includes a half hour pre-ceremony recital as the guests assemble, the entrance of the bride, a signing of the register interlude and the exit of the wedding couple. Having a solo singer at your wedding can add a more traditional element to your ceremony. As Siona is also a trained classical singer, this makes her the ideal artist to have for your wedding celebrations. Although she does not sing at the same time as playing, Siona is always happy to incorporate any separate vocal items you might require.
    Why not have her sing and then play, combining her talents for your special day!

    Drinks Receptions
    Drinks receptions are usually the moment seized upon by photographers to capture your day on film, but this can be a lengthy period for your guests with nothing to do but drink champagne! Romantic music played on the harp can create a welcoming atmosphere for your guests whilst your presence is required elsewhere.

    Wedding Breakfasts
    A Combination of musical styles played on the harp can add a very special touch to the meal. The beautiful sound of the harp has the advantage of never being intrusive to conversation whilst its ambient qualities can still be heard over a large party of guests.

    Special Occasions
    The romantic sound of the harp can add a touch of elegance and class to any special occasion. Siona has played background music for many such events including Wedding anniversaries, Birthday parties, Christenings, Garden parties, Celebratory Dinners, Balls and Valentines events.

    Corporate Events
    Background music on the harp is a very popular choice for businesses that want to create a relaxed and ambient atmosphere for their clients. Siona can provide music for official openings, business dinners and functions, and can also play a selection of seasonal Christmas music ideal for Christmas events.
    For something a little different, Why not have Siona sing for a pre/post dinner concert. She currently offers a varied programme of Opera and Cabaret favourites from Puccini to Gershwin and can provide her own accompanist.

    Testimonials

    ‘Throughout the day and evening many people said how much they enjoyed your beautiful playing. It certainly added an extra ‘something special’ to the whole event and we are very thankful that you were able to play for us’ – Christine Stabler

    ‘Your beautiful playing fitted the ceremony and its surroundings perfectly and everybody thought it was wonderful’ - Nicola and John Mark

    ‘I just wanted you to know how fantastic you were and how much we appreciated you learning our song…you brought tears to my eyes every time you played’ -
    Sarah James

    ‘Many thanks for your wonderful singing and harp playing during our wedding… You made the ceremony very special for us’ – Sue and Damien Partland
    ‘Thank you so much for your input into our day… All the music and particularly the song was fantastic and went down really well!’ –
    Verity Golding

    ‘We write to express our thanks for the wonderful performance you gave on our wedding day. Everyone said how delightful you looked and how the harp made the whole setting complete!’ –
    Sharon and Chris Warren

    ‘Thank you for the fabulous music at our wedding ceremony – everyone commented on how beautiful it was. We shall certainly recommend you to all our friends!’ –
    Deborah and Stuart Hewett

    ‘You made a real impact on our guests; they seemed mesmerized by your music. Everybody commented afterwards on how much they enjoyed listening to you.’
    Julie and Phil Raymond

    ‘Thank you so much for your wonderful music – our guests thought you were charming and highly talented’ –
    C Wallace

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