Harpist

Amanda Whiting

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About Amanda

Harpist
Cardiff
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Amanda is a harpist with a difference. Whether it’s classical, pop or jazz, she will create the perfect atmosphere for your special event.

Amanda is a harpist with style and experience resulting in her being in great demand for functions and events across the country. Her music ranges from classical to contemporary, specialising in modern and jazz. Her attention to detail and capability result in her impressive client history, with performances for many high profile events. With a BMus Degree, LRSM and Masters in Jazz (the first known harpist in the UK) Amanda is a pioneer in Jazz harp in the UK. She currently teaches at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff and The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and has recently tutored at RNCM and Junior RNCM. With an impressive clientele she is often found playing at weddings, corporate events and festivals and is able to tailor the music to your event.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Film / TV music, Jazz, Blues, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Swing, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Bossa nova
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching
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Song list

Examples of modern requests:
Eva Cassidy – Songbird / Over the Rainbow
All of me -John Legend
A thousand years
Budapest
Perfect, Thinking out Loud-Ed Sheeran (plus others)
Morrison – Have I told you lately
Clapton – Wonderful Tonight
When I fall in love
Chasing cars
You’re Beautiful
Classical Requests:
J S Bach – Prelude in C, Jesu Joy
Debussy – Clair de Lune, Arabesque
Glinka – Variations on a theme of Mozart, Nocturne
Handel – Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Pachelbel – Canon in D
Purcell – Trumpet Voluntary
Schubert – Ave Maria (church only)
Vivaldi – The Four Seasons
Wagner – “Here Comes the Bride”

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Carl W, 4 months ago

Thank you for playing at our wedding last weekend, we have had a lot of comments about how great you were!

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Matthew P, 5 months ago

I just wanted to email to thank you so much for your beautiful harp playing. A number of our guests commented on how lovely it was and how much it added to the ambiance of the day.