Professional harpist. Graduate of the Royal College of Music
Felicity Meakins (nee Orme) graduated from the Royal College of Music in 2011 where she studied with the World renowned harpist Ieuan Jones. Prior to this Felicity studied at the prestigious Chetham’s School of Music for four years with Eira-Lynn Jones. During her studies she had the opportunity to play in masterclasses for many distinguished harpists including Marisa Robles, Elizabeth Fontan-Binoche, Kathleen Bride and Daphne Boden. Felicity provides background music for weddings and events throughout the year. She has held residencies at the Connaught and Landmark Hotels and she is a regular guest artist at The Ritz, St Pancras Renaissance and Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, Oxfordshire. Memorable performances over recent years include a performance of Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto in Northampton, accompanying Florence and the Machine and Dizzy Rascal at the Brit Awards, featuring as a harpist on the film Brighton Rock, and playing with 60 harpists at the Royal Opera House for Prince Charles’s 60th Birthday. Most recently Felicity has has provided music for functions at the House of Lords, the Supreme Court, Kensington Palace, British Museum, Tower Bridge, The Dorchester, Fulham Palace. Felicity has played at functions for HRH The Princess Royal, Prince Michael of Kent, visiting Royal dignitaries, also at a private dinner for Peter Jones (Dragons Den) and for the opening of Mary Portas’s shop in Barnes.
Wedding favourites: Bach – Air on the G string, Arioso, Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, Prelude in C Beethoven – Ode to Joy Boyce – Canon Campra – Rigaudon Clarke – Trumpet Voluntary Franck – Panis Angelicus Handel – Largo, Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Water Music Themes: Aire, Allegro and Minuet, Where’er You Walk, The Rejoicing, The Peace Marcello – Psalm XIX Mussorgsky – Pictures at an exhibition Pachelbel – Canon in D Mendelssohn – Wedding March Mouret – Rondeau Purcell – Trumpet Tune Wagner – Bridal Chorus Tournier – Four Preludes Vivaldi – The Four Seasons (Spring – Allegro Grazioso, Largo, Allegretto) Modern/Pop: Misty Moonriver My Favourite Things All The Things You Are Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Over The Rainbow Autumn Leaves Adele - Make you Feel my Love, When we were Young Beyonce - Halo, Dangerously in Love Bryan Adams - I do it for you Michael Buble - Homes Aerosmith - Don’t Want to miss a thing Armstrong - What a Wonderful World The Beatles - All you Need is Love Beyonce - Halo, Dangerously in Love Justin Bieber - Love Yourself Eva Cassidy - Songbird Nat King Cole - When I fall in Love Coldplay - Viva la Vida Costello - She from the film Notting Hill Des’ree - Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet Celine Dion - My Heart Will go On Roberta Flack - The First Time I ever saw your face Ellie Goulding - How Long Will I Love you Elvis - Can’t Help Falling in Love with You Elton John - Your song Ronan Keating - When you say nothing at all John Legend - All of Me Vera Lynn - A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square Passenger - Let Her Go Turner, Parsons - Smile Cole Porter - I’ve got you under my skin, I Get a Kick out of You Bob Marley - Is this Love Bruno Mars - Marry You, Just the way you are Shawn Mendes - Stitches Bette Midler - The Rose Jason Mraz - I’m Yours Christina Perri - A Thousand Years, Jar of Hearts Charlie Puth - One Call Away Lionel Ritchie - Endless Love Nino Rota - A Time for Us from Romeo and Juliet Ed Sheeren - Thinking out Loud Sam Smith - Stay with Me Seal - Kiss from a Rose Sinatra - Strangers in the night, The Way you Look Tonight, Fly me to the Moon Sting - Fields of Gold Stooshi - Black Heart Swedish House Mafia - Don’t you Worry Child Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - Can’t Take my Eyes of You Westlife - You Raise Me Up Robbie Williams - She’s the one, Angels Stevie Wonder - Isn’t she Lovely Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven Background Classical: Bach - Arioso (Sinfonia to Cantata no 156), Sheep may Safely Graze Bach/Grandjany - Etude no.6 Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata Bellini - Grand March from Norma Bizet - Toreador Song from Carmen Brahms - Waltz and Cradle Song Chopin - Moderato Cantabile from the Fantasy Impromptu, Valse Brilliante Themes Debussy - Premiere Arabesque Delibes - Flower Duet, Waltz from Coppelia DiCapua - O Sole Mio Dvorak - Song to the Moon from Rusalka, Largo from New World Symphony Einaudi - I Giorni Elgar - Salut D’amour Gluck - Dance of the Blessed Spirits, Che faro senza Euridice Glinka - Variations on a theme by Mozart Green - Swan Song Grieg - Spring Dance, Morning from Peer Gynt Suite Haydn - Theme from the Surprise Symphony, Gavotte in F Major, Alegretto in C Major Holst - Jupiter Theme from the Planets Lehar - The Merry Widow Waltz McDowell - To a Wild Rose Massenet - Meditiaton from Thais Mendelssohn - On Wings of Song Mozart - Porgi, amor from Marriage of Figaro, Minuet from Don Giovanni, Papageno’s Aria and March of the Magic Priests from The Magic Flute Offenbach - Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman Puccini - Musetta’s Waltz, O Mio Babbino Caro, Doretta’s Song, Nessun Dorma Saint Saens - The Swan Satie - Gymnopodie no. 1 Schubert - Cradle Song Schumann - Traumerei Strauss - Emperor Waltz themes Tournier - Preludes Verdi - Egyptian March from Aida, La Donna e Mobile from RIgoletto, Va Pensiero from Nabucco Yiruma - River Flows in You Musicals: Lloyd Webber The Phantom of the Opera: All I Ask of You Angel of Music The Music of the Night (excerpt) The Phantom of the Opera Think of Me Cats: Memory Evita: Don’t Cry for Me Argentina Tell me on a Sunday: Tell me on a Sunday Requiem: Pie Jesu Starlight Express: Starlight Express Jesus Christ Superstar: I don’t know how to love him Rodgers and Hammerstein: The Sound of Music: The Sound of Music Edelweiss My Favourite Things Morning Hymn Alleluia Carousel: If I Loved You You’ll Never Walk Alone South Pacific: Some Enchanted Evening Flower Drum Song: Love, Look Away Dites-Moi You Are Beautiful A Wonderful Guy Oklahoma! Oklahoma Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’ The Surrey with the Fringe on Top The King and I: Getting to Know You We Kiss in a Shadow Dance of Anna and Sir Edward Hello, Young Lovers Disney: A Whole New World A dream is a wish your heart makes Beauty and The Beast Can You Feel the Love Tonight Let’s Go fly a Kite Little April Showers When you Wish upon a Star Married Life from the film UP
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