Sarah McVeigh-Harpist and Singer

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About Sarah McVeigh-Harpist and Singer

Wedding Harpist and Singer based in Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Sarah is an award winning Singer and Harpist based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She holds a first class honours degree in Music from the Ulster University, specialising in music performance. Sarah plays in a variety of musical genres including: Celtic/Traditional Irish, Folk, Film Music, Pop, Soft Rock, Musical Theatre, Classical, and more. Sarah can tailor her playlist to suit your choice of music and she is more than happy to learn songs especially for your big day. She is a multi-award winning musician at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann having gained multiple Ulster and Down Titles in Solo Harp and Sean-nós Singing. Sarah has also won multiple Scór na nÓg Solo Singing Down and Ulster Titles and has won the All-Ireland Ballad Group Title on two occasions.

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Sarah McVeigh-Harpist and Singer's Reviews

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Una H
1 year ago, for a Wedding in Portadown
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5 out of 5

Sarah played the music for our wedding mass last Friday and there are no word to express how fabulous she was. Nothing was to much when it came to requests and everyone raved about how unique having a harpist was as they’d never heard one at a wedding before. Would highly recommend sarah to anyone. Thank you again sarah we loved the music 💕

Michelle R
1 year ago, for a Wedding in N4
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5 out of 5

Sarah played the harp and sang at our wedding ceremony. The music was absolutely beautiful and we had so many compliments from guests. Sarah couldn't do enough to help us with recommendations of songs to pick. I highly recommend Sarah. Thank you so much

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Sarah McVeigh-Harpist and Singer's Song list

ABBA- Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Dancing Queen, Take a Chance on Me, I Have a
Adele - Make You Feel My Love, When We Were Young, Easy On Me, Chasing
American Authors- Best Day of My Life
Aretha Franklin- Say a Little Prayer
Bat For Lashes- I Do
Ben E. King-Stand By Me
Bette Midler- The Rose
Beyonce – Halo
Billy Joel- She’s Always a Woman
Birdy- Skinny Love, Wings
Bruce Springsteen- Dancing in the Dark, I’m on Fire
Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are, Marry You
Bryan Adams- Heaven, (Everything I Do) I Do It For You, I’m Ready
Callum Scott - You are the Reason, Dancing on My Own
Carole King- You’ve Got a Friend, I Feel the Earth Move
Cascada- Every time We Touch
Celine Dion- The Prayer, My Heart Will Go On, The Power of Love
Chantal Kreviazuk- Feels Like Home
Chris de Burgh- In a Country Churchyard
Christina Perri - A Thousand Years
Coldplay- Paradise, A Sky Full of Stars, Yellow, The Scientist, Fix You, Clocks
Corinne Bailey Rae- Girls Put Your Records On, Like a Star
Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time, True Colours
Ed Sheeran- Perfect, Thinking Out Loud
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros- Home
Elton John - Your Song, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Can You Feel the Love Tonight
Ellie Goulding- How long Will I Love You
Elvis Presley- Can't Help Falling in Love, Love Me Tender
Eric Clapton- Wonderful Tonight
Eva Cassidy - Fields of Gold, Songbird, At Last, Over the Rainbow
Fleetwood Mac- Dreams, Landslide, Everywhere
Foo Fighters - Everlong
Foy Vance-Guiding Light
Gabrielle Alplin- The Power of Love, Waking Up Slow
Glen Hansard – Falling Slowly
Guns N' Roses- Sweet Child O’ Mine
Harry Styles- Adore You, Falling
Hozier- Take Me to Church
James Arthur-Say You Won’t Let Go, At My Weakest
James Taylor- How Sweet It Is (To be Loved by You), Your Smiling Face, Something in
the Way She Moves
Jason Mraz – I Won’t Give Up
Jeff Buckley- Hallelujah
John Denver- Annie’s Song
John Legend - All Of Me
Justin Bieber- Love Yourself, Let me Love You
Kacey Musgraves- Slow Burn, Rainbow
Keane-Somewhere Only We Know
Kodaline-The One, All I Want, High Hopes
Lifehouse- You and Me
Maisie Peters- Feels Like This
Maria McKee- Show Me Heaven
Massive Attack- Teardrop
Michael Bublé – Everything
Natalie Cole- This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)
Natasha Bedingfield- Unwritten
Nat King Cole- L-O-V-E
Newton Faulkner- Dream Catch Me
Norah Jones - Come Away With Me, Don’t Know Why, Sunrise
Paolo Nutini- Last Request
Patti Page- Tennessee Waltz
Picture This- Take My Hand
Procol Harum- A Whiter Shade of Pale
REO Speedwagon- Can’t Fight this Feeling
Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Ronan Keating- This I Promise You, When You Say Nothing at All
Ruelle-I Get to Love You
Rusted Root- Send Me On My Way
Ryann Darling- I Choose You
Sara Barellies- I Choose You
Savage Garden – I Knew I Loved You, Truly Madly Deeply
Seal – Kiss From a Rose
Shania Twain-From This Moment On, Your Still the One
Sigrid- Home to You
Sixpence None the Richer-Kiss Me
Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
Taylor Swift - Love Story, Wildest Dreams, Lover
The Bangles- Eternal Flame
The Beatles-All You Need is Love, Here Comes the Sun, Imagine, Yesterday, In My
Life, Eleanor Rigby, Blackbird, Eight Days a Week
The Calling – Wherever You Go
The Corrs- Runaway
The Cranberries- Dreams
The Cure- Friday I’m in Love
The Everly Brothers- All I Have to Do is Dream, Bye Bye Love
The Goo Goo Dolls- Iris
The Pogues- Love You ‘Till The End
The Police- Every Breath You Take
The Righteous Brothers- Unchained Melody
The Turtles- Happy Together
The Wannadies- You & Me Song
Tina Turner- Simply the Best
Tom Odell- Real Love
Tom Walker- Better Half of Me
Toploader- Dancing in the Moonlight
Train- Marry Me
U2- I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, With or Without You
Van Morrison- Moondance, Have I Told You Lately, Days Like This, Into the Mystic
Westlife- Beautiful in White, I Wanna Grow Old with You
Classical (Instrumental)
Beethoven-Ode to Joy
Debussy- Clair De Lune
Handel- The Arrival of the Queen of Sheeba
Lakmé- The Flower Duet
Ludovico Einuadi- i Giorni, Fairytale
Pachelbel- Cannon in D
Schubert- Ave Maria
Sigur Ros- Hoppipolla
Wagner- Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
Yiruma- River Flows in You
Folk and Irish Traditional (Harp and Voice/Instrumental)
Ar Eireann Ni Neosfainn Ce hi
Black is the Colour
Bright Blue Rose
Carrickmannon Lake
County Down
Danny Boy
Deanta-Where Are You
Down by the Sally Gardens
Garden Valley (Cara Dillon)
Isle of Inishfree
I Will Love You Every time (The Fureys)
John Condon
Lone Shanakyle
Lovely Derry on the Banks of the Foyle
Mountains O'Mourne
My Belfast Love
My Lagan Love
Mo Ghile Mear
Ned of the Hill
Peggy Gordon
Raglan Road
Reasons To Leave
Red is the Rose
Richard Thompson- Beeswing
Scarborough Fair
She Moved Through the Fair
She’s like a Swallow
Song For Ireland
Sweet Sixteen
Spancil Hill
The Flower of Magherally
The Lakes of Ponchartain
The Spinning Wheel
The Spanish Lady
The Parting Glass
The Old Rustic Bridge
The Voyage (Christy Moore)
Travelin’ Soldier
When My Love and I Parted
Will You Go Lassie Go
Voice Of An Angel
A selection of traditional Slow Airs
A selection of traditional dance tunes including; Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes A selection of
O'Carolan's tunes
Joanie Madden-The Hills of New Zealand
The South Wind
The Waltz of The White Lilies
Thomas Walsh-Inis Oírr
Thomas Moore- The Harp that Once
Movie, Musicals & Video Game (Harp and Voice/Instrumental)
Aladdin- A Whole new World
An American Tail- Somewhere Out There
Beauty and The Beast- Tale as Old as Time
Breakfast at Tiffany's- Moon River
Braveheart- For the Love of a Princess
Casper- Casper's Lullaby
Fallout- I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire
Forest Gump-Feather Theme
Gabriel's Oboe- Theme
Game of Thrones- Theme
Harry Potter- When Ginny Kissed Harry
Hercules- Go the Distance
Jekyll and Hyde- Once Upon A Dream
Jurassic Park- Theme
Lord of the Rings- Concerning Hobbits
Moana- How Far I’ll Go
My Sister’s Keeper-Feels Like Home
Nashville – Sanctuary, A Life That’s Good
Once-Falling Slowly
Phantom of the Opera- All I ask of You
Pinocchio- When You Wish Upon a Star
Pirates of the Caribbean- He’s a Pirate
PS I Love You- Love You ‘Till The End
Quest for Camelot- The Prayer
Romeo and Juliet- Love Theme
Sleeping Beauty- Once Upon a Dream
Spirited Away- Theme
Star Wars- Across the Stars
Tangled- I See the Light, When Will My Life Begin
The Greatest Showman- Medley
The Lion King- Can You Feel the Love Tonight
The Lord of the Rings-Medley
The Little Mermaid- Part of Your World
The Office (US)- Theme
The Witcher- Toss a Coin to Your Witcher
The Wizard of Oz- Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Titanic- Theme
Twilight - Turning Page, Bella’s Theme
Up- Married Life
West Side Story- Medley

Sarah McVeigh-Harpist and Singer's Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£60
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£350
Up to 3 hours£400
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Drinks reception
2.5 hours of music at your drinks reception while guests await for the meal
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.
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The range of musical genres I play-anything from rock to country, pop, Irish, film music and more!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Slieve Donard Hotel Merchant Hotel Galgorm Hotel Europa Hotel Seagoe Hotel

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Opening of the World Skills 2011 at the 02 Area in London

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. I will then play music as guests start to arrive.

Is the transport of your harp included in your quote?

Absolutely - I've include all travel costs, including the transport of my harp, in the quotes.

Do you need any equipment provided to play outdoors?

I need access to power to play outside

Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Yes, absolutely! I offer a free consultation and will work with you to select the best pieces for your big day.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes, I'm more than happy to learn any specific requests you might have as I am always updating my repertoire with new music.
Traditional Irish folk, Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Traditional church music, Classical, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music, Folk, Country, Folk rock, Irish rock, Rockabilly, Blues, Easy listening, Light music, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Funk, Disco, Covers, Funk rock, R&B, Motown, Hip Hop, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Hard rock, Indie, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, World music
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Songwriter, Actor, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching, Community music worker
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