Berkshire-based professional pedal and lever harpist. Available for weddings and events, orchestral work and harp lessons.
Music was beautiful and Eleanor was easy to contact and open to any suggestions
Eleanor began playing the harp at the age of 9, under the direction of Luke Daniels and the Gael Music academy. From there, she has gone on to perform alongside Cara Dillon, The Unthanks, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Eleanor has also performed with various orchestras in York and Berkshire, including most recently The London Musical Theatre Orchestra, and at folk festivals in Cambridge, Oxford, Towersey and Bath. In 2015, she reached the finals of the Cherubim Music Trust harp competition, and British Harp Chamber Music Competition. Eleanor graduated from the University of York with a degree in Music in July 2016, where she studied with Georgina Wells, Rachel Dent, Sarah Goss and Eira Lynn-Jones. She has recently begun performing regularly with folk group, Moonrakers. Eleanor currently plays regularly for weddings and events, and teaches pedal and lever harp to students of all ages both privately and at schools in Berkshire and Oxford.
Repertoire Take a look at my repertoire list. If you don't see something on there you fancy, let me know and I will try my best to accommodate your requests - I'm always trying to learn new music! Classical Bach Aria from The Goldberg Variations Bonnie Shaljean Fantasia on a Sonata by Cardon Clarke Chaconne Debussy Premier Arabesque Debussy Clair de Lune Delibes The Flower Duet Einaudi Le Onde Einaudi I Giorni Grandjany Reverie Grandjany Barcarolle Holst 'Jupiter' from The Planets Pachelbel Canon in D Purcell Hornpipe Purcell Trumpet Tune Tailleferre Sonata pour Harpe Wagner Bridal Chorus 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)
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