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Imagine - John Lennon
Somewhere Only We Know
Pippa is a contemporary harpist based on the west coast of Scotland with over 10 years experience as a performer.
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Average response time under 2 hours
This act has been working with Encore for over 5 years
Experienced: 5 bookings through Encore
Covers, Traditional Scottish folk, Classical, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, Folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional English folk, Jazz, Easy listening, Light music, Pop, Ambient pop
Composer, Arranger, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Composition teaching
Modern / Contemporary / Classical / Film
These pieces can be played at various stages of the ceremony and for background
Here Comes the Bride
Here Comes the Sun -Beatles
Hey Jude -Beatles
For the Love of a Princess -Braveheart
Gabriels Oboe -The Mission
Viva La Vida -Coldplay
Over the Rainbow
Kissing you -Romeo and Juliet
Turning Page -Twilight – Breaking Dawn
Pastoral -Marcel Grandjan
Yesterday -The Beatles
Hoppipolla -Sigur Ros
Edelweiss -Sound of Music
My Favourite Things -Sound of Music
I Giorni -Ludovico Einaudi
Passaggio -Ludovico Eunaudi
Una Mattina -Ludavico Enidaudi
You Make it Easy -Air
Love is all around -Love Actually
Don’t Stop Believing -Journey
Kissing You -Romeo and Juliet
Chasing Cars -Snow Patrol
Songbird -Eva Cassidy
May it be -Lord of the Rings
Only Time -Enya
Mad World -Gary Jules
Riverside -Agnes Obel
Now we are free -Gladiator
From this moment on -Shania Twain
Comptine d'un autre été -Yann Tiersen
Lord of the Rings Medley -Arranged PR-F
You and Me -The Wannadies
Married Life -Theme from Up
Time To Say Goodbye -Con te Partiro
The Sound of Silence -Simon and Garfunkel
Glasgow Love theme -Love Actually
Portuguese Love Theme -Love Actually
The Secret Wedding -Braveheart
Everything -Michael Buble
River Flows in You -Yirumu
Make you feel my love -Adele
A Thousand Years -Chrstina Perri
Little Lion Man -Mumford and Sons
Iris -Goo Goo Dolls
Take Me to Church -Hozier
Rather Be -Clean Bandit
Hey Ho -The Luminers
Somewhere Only We know -Keane
Half the World away -Aurora
Bittersweet Symphony -The Verve
Every Breath You Take -Police
Little Lies -Fleetwood Mac
Wake Me Up -Avicii
Fast Car -Tracy Chapman
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Game of Thrones
A Sky full of Stars -Coldplay
Bad - U2
New Years Day - U2
Streets have no name - U2
With or Without You - U2
I’ll do anything for Love -Meatloaf
Mia and Sebastians Theme - LaLaLand
Fields of Gold - Sting
Havana / senorita - Camila Cabello
Symphony / Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Can’t help falling in love - Elvia Presley
Love Again - Dua Lipa
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton
A sky full of Stars - Coldplay
Best Day of my life
Somewhere only we know - Keane
Sweet Child o mine - Guns and Roses
Endless love - Lionel Richie
Isn’t she lovely - Stevie Wonder
I won’t give up - Jason Mraz
Titanium - David Guetta
All of Me - John Legend
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Under the Sea - Little Mermaid
Beauty and the Beast - Disney
A Whole New World - Aladdin
Can you feel the love tonight - The Lion King
Once Upon a Dream - Sleeping Beauty
Circle of Life - Lion King
Pirates of the Caribean
You got a friend in Me - Toy Story
Colours of the Wind - Pocanhontas
When you wish upon a star - Pinnochio
Traditional Celtic Music - small selection:
Skye Boat Song
The Swan LK 243
The Dark Island
Wild Mountain Thyme
My Love is like a Red Red Rose
Si Beag Si Mor
Arron Boat Song
Banks of the Allan Water
Fear a Bhata
Isle of Aigas
The Gael (Last of the Mochicans)
An t-Eiliean Muileach
The Flowers of Edinburgh
The Northern Lass
The Sweetness of Mary
Farewell to Glenshalloch
Isle of Aigas
Leaving Lerwick Harbour
Gloomy Winters Noo’ Awa
Na Geanna Fiaine
An Ataireachd Ard - The Surge of the Sea
Cruit gun Cheis Ceall gun Alba
Lament for the Blind Harper
An t-Eiliean Muileach
Marry Me Now
Shetland Wedding Waltz
Da Full Rigged Ship
Da New Rigged Ship
The Athole Highlanders
Caolas na Hearadh
The High Drive
The Little Cascade
Farewell to Whalley Range
The Highland Wedding Reel
The Tongadale Reel
What do your clients love most about your performances?
My bubbly personality which comes across in my playing and always making an effort to look smart and fun.
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
Stirling castle Edinburgh castle Barcaldine Castle St Mary’s Space Scottish Parliament The Cruin The Lodge on Loch Lomond Rosspriory Loch Lomond Arms Hotel Comrie Croft Cameron House Cornhill Castle Kingshouse Hotel, Glencoe Glasgow University Celtic Connections Edinburgh international harp festival Rosslea Hall Hotel Seamhill Hydro Portencross Castle
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Philip Glass Joni Mitchell Steve Reich Max Richter Lavinia Meijer Pink Floyd David Bowie Bjork Michael Nyman
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
Edinburgh Castle and Scottish Parliament playing to prestigious members of Parliament. Celtic Connections Mull of Kintyre Music Festival, playing to an audience of over 500 people
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
Not a problem, we will go over and finalise timings before the date of the event via email or phone.
How much time do you need to set up?
Is the transport of your harp included in your quote?
Do you need any equipment provided to play outdoors?
Yes, accessible power and usually something to sit under and play especially if it’s slightly damp or very sunny outside.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
Definitely, I really enjoy learning and arranging new music.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£120|
|Up to 1 hour||£260|
|Up to 2 hours||£360|
|Up to 3 hours||£480|
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Wedding ceremony & 1 hour drinks reception
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. Then music for an hour into your drinks reception.
Wedding ceremony & 2 hour drinks reception
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. 2 x 45 min performances during the drinks reception.
Ceremony SOLO HARP and 2 hour drinks reception DUO HARP & VIOLIN
SOLO harp playing as guests arrive, down the aisle, signing of the register and as guests leave ceremony area. Then a 2 hour drinks reception of the DUO of harp & violin.
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
Virtual concert 45 minutes
A 45 minute recital of Pippa playing a mixture of her own contemporary music and other contemporary composers such as Ludovico Einaudi, Philip Glass, Max Richter.
Music prior to ceremony
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