Harpist

Stacey Blythe

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About Stacey

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Harpist
Cardiff
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I am a Classically trained, but love Jazz and Folk..I have over 20 years experience playing at weddings/festivals/concerts/studio work.

I am a classically trained pianist,composer and performer. I have played professionally in weddings,private parties, corporate functions and events for over 20 years. I have performed and written for the WNO, National Dance Theatre Wales,National Orchestra of Wales, and National Theatre of Wales. I am an Associate Musician with the English Ballet, and I work with Live Music Now as a mentor. I perform professionally on harp and accordion as well as singing. I love playing Jazz and have sung with my trio for various functions as well as lots of solo gigs where I accompany myself on piano. I have played on the Orient Express,played for Stephen Sondheim, and performed at Buckingham Palace for Shirley Bassey and the Prince of Wales. I am a music director, singing and performance coach at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama as well as working as a freelance composer and musician with my 2 bands Ffynnon and Elfen, we perform in English, Welsh - I am a fluent Welsh speaker, and French) I have just returned from a month long Australian tour on harp,voice and accordion.. I love playing,singing and writing music and feel very lucky to do what I absolutely love as a job every day!

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I have my own portable piano/keyboard
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
Musicianship
Genres:
Folk
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Instruments:
Harp, Accordion, Piano, Composer, Singer (alto)
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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, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Burns night, Birthday party
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Other skills:
Fluent improviser, Repetiteur, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching, Community music worker, Composition teaching, Animateur
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Song list

I enjoy playing a wide repertoire of music, jazz, classical, pop, blues,folk, musical theatre - anything really.. it's really nice to play for people and know you are giving them something special and unique (a live performance is always unique!) its great playing songs and tunes people know and love.

Reviews

From customers:

Nick H, 1 year ago

lovely pianist - she's on my new album!

Philippa R, 1 year ago

i've worked with and sung with her for over 20 years - lovely player and musician

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From other musicians:

Tracey Smurthwaite
30th December 2018
Tracey Smurthwaite

I was at music college with Stacey and know her to be a talented and creative musician who is inspirational to play with and to listen to!