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Claire Marie Haynes

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About Claire

Harpist
Aylesbury
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Claire is a professional harpist based in Thame and is available to hire for Weddings, Concerts, Recitals and Corporate events.

Orchestral Experience Professional • RTE NSO Dublin • New London Sinfonia • Ålesund Symphoniorkester • Amadeus Orchestra • Queen’s Park Sinfonia • Jersey Festival Choir Orchestra • Guilford Symphony Orchestra • Collaborative Symphony Orchestra of London(Live BBC broadcast of Scherherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov) • Bournemouth Bach Choir Orchestra • British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra • Birmingham Symphonic Winds Orchestra • Nottingham Symphony Orchestra • Beeston Chamber Orchestra • West Forest Sinfonia • East London Symphony Orchestra • West London Sinfonia Amateur • Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony and Repertoire Orchestras • Beeston Chamber Orchestra • Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra • CBSO Youth Orchestra • Marlow Community Choir Orchestra • St Bartholomew’s Church Orchestra, Birmingham • Universitet Aula Orkester, Oslo. • Royal Borough Youth Opera Company, Eton. • Birmingham Gay Symphony Orchestra • Crowthorne Symphony Orchestra • University of Warwick Symphony Orchestra Corporate and Solo • Background Music for Department of Education, Houses of Parliament, Westminster. • Cavalry and Guards Club, Piccadilly. • Michael McIntyre Show November 2016 • Long Crendon Chamber Orchestra – Soloist October 2018 – Debussy Danses. Chamber Experience • Birmingham Conservatoire Chamber concert series 2010, string trio. • FiftyOneStrings, Harp and Viola Duo established in December 2012. • Bax Sonata with Viola player Ruth Woolley January 2013 • Korchinska Trio, Flute, Harp and Viola established January 2013 • Bax Elegiac Trio with Ruth Woolley and Heather Roach January 2013 • London Chamber Music Series, Kings Place with FiftyOneStrings performing works by Tertis, Bax, Elgar and Mathews March 2013 • Dumbleton Hall Hotel Chamber Recital with Korchinska Trio April 2013 performing works by Bax, Debussy and Beethoven Education • Birmingham Conservatoire BMus(hons) (2009- 2013) • Norwegian Academy of Music (Autumn 2011) Professor: Catherine White, Willy Postma, Daphne Boden, Eleanor Turner. Masterclasses: Isabelle Perrin, David Watkins, Imogen Barford, Charlotte Seale, Lucy Wakeford, Sunniva Rødland Wettre, Danielle Perrett, Skaila Kanga, Sebastian Lipmann, Catrin Finch and Eira Lynn Jones

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Jazz, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Medieval music, Film / TV music, Fanfare, Early music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Cabaret, Modern jazz, Jazz fusion, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Funk rock, Funk, Disco, Covers, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Vintage, Tribute, Top 40, Soul
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Theatre / Show, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Burns night, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Orchestrator, Fluent sight-reader, MC, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Song list

Folk
Scottish:
An Buachaille (Savourna Stevenson)
Aval Moon (Catriona McKay)
Both Sides of the Tweed
The Cockle Gatherer
Eira (McKay)
Eriskay Love Lilt
Fac' thu na feidh (McKay)
Glenlivet
Skye Boat Song
The Swan LK243 (McKay)
Irish:
The Blue Hills of Antrim
Carolan's Draught
Carolan's Celtic Prelude I & II
Da Smugglers
Forest Baby (Brian Finnegan)
Marga's Waltz (Finnegan)
The Moving Cloud
Planxty Dermot Grogan (Geraghty)
Shule Aroon
The Star of the County Down
Suaimhneas
The Knappogue Medley (O'Farrell)
Welsh:
Watching the Wheat
English:
Greensleeves
Scarborough Fair
Popular:
A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
A Thousand Years (Christina Perri)
A Time for Us (Theme from 'Romeo and Juliet')
All You Need Is Love (The Beatles)
Beauty and the Beast (Main Theme)
The Cave (Mumford and Sons)
Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)
Clocks (Coldplay)
Feels Like Home (Edwina Hayes)
Here Comes the Sun (The Beatles)
I See the Light (Tangled)
I'm Not the Only One (Sam Smith)
Kissing You (Des'ree)
Let Her Go (Passenger)
Let It Go (Frozen)
Moon River
Paradise (Coldplay)
Part of Your World (The Little Mermaid)
Pompeii (Bastille)
River Flows in You (Yiruma)
Say a Little Prayer (Aretha Franklin)
So This Is Love (Cinderella)
What a Wonderful World
Your Song (Elton John/Ellie Goulding)

Reviews

From customers:

Review R, 5 years ago

Claire is a talented soloist who plays with flare and accuracy

Conductor, 4 years ago

Wonderful personality, reliable player