Celtic Harpist

Shelley Musker Turner

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Celtic Harpist
Shelley Musker Turner is a Welsh harpist based in Cardiff, South Wales, who specialises in playing traditional Celtic folk music.

Shelley started playing the harp at a young age, lucky enough to have been taught by professional folk harpist, Harriet Earis. Although she was trained classically, Harriet naturally passed on her love of traditional folk music, which is where Shelley's heart really lies. In 2019, Shelley joined the internationally renowned Welsh folk band Calan as their harpist, and has since played gigs across the UK and Europe.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Classical, Jazz, Folk, Baroque, Medieval music, Renaissance, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional English folk, Ceillidh, Blues, Scottish music, Spanish music, Flamenco, Light music, Easy listening, Pop, Covers
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Celtic harp, Irish harp, Harp, Lever harp
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching
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Song list

A repertoire of traditional Celtic music from Wales, Scotland & Ireland, as well as Shelley's own compositions.
Customer questions

How much time do you need to set up?

20 minutes, to allow time for tuning, sound checking (if using an PA system)

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, but I will need a power supply if you would like me to play amplified.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes, you can request up to 3 tunes of your choice, but please give me over a months notice before the gig.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I have played in many concert halls, churches, and venues such as Llandysul Hall, Aberaeron Memorial Hall, St Asaph Cathedral, Pontrhydfendigaid Pavilion, Denbigh Castle (Denbigh), Chapter Arts Centre (Cardiff), Lampeter University, Trinitarian Hall in (Cardiff), Tramshed (Cardiff), Virgin Money (Cardiff), Fluellen Theatre, (Swansea).


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£180
Up to 2 hours£280
Up to 3 hours£380