Celtic Harpist

Tamsin Elliott

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About Tamsin

Multi-instrumentalist (flutes, whistles, harp and accordion) and composer, specialising in folk and World styles.
Celtic Harpist
Bristol
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Tamsin is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and teacher based in Bristol, UK. With roots firmly in the folk music of the British Isles, her field of expertise has extended to incorporate the musics of Eastern Europe, the Mediterranean, North Africa and the Middle East as well as Western Classical and Jazz idioms. Tamsin currently plays in original folk-world fusion project Solana, as well as in various ceilidh outfits in the South West. She also performs solo as a harpist, and has recently collaborated with oud players and percussionists in Cairo, Egypt. Tamsin composes primarily on the flute, harp and accordion and her work has been described as cinematic and mesmerising.

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6th Anniversary
This act has been working with Encore for over 6 years
Musicianship
Genres:
Folk, Ceillidh, Traditional English folk, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Balkan, Flamenco, Scottish music, Spanish music, Ambient, Ceilidh, Arabic, French music, Klezmer
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Composer, Arranger, Transcription, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Producer
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Song list

The Rose of Raby (Shepherd)
This is my Love (unknown/trad)
History Man (Cutting)
Si Beag Si Mor (O'Carolan)
Cygnus (Tamsin Elliott)
Sally Gardens (trad)
Somewhere over the Rainbow (Arlen)
Game of Thrones theme
Out on the Ocean (trad)
Carolan's Welcome (O'Carolan)
Planxty Irwin (O'Carolan)
Wild Mountain Thyme
Ja Nuns Hons Pris (Richard Coeur de Lion)
Auld Lang Syne (Robert Burns)
Road to Lisdoonvarna
The Butterfly
Amazing Grace (John Newton)
Lullaby (original)
Lament (original)
Astrakan Cafe (Anouar Brahem)
Camino del Agua (original)
An Buachlin Ban
Greensleeves
Song of the Chanter
The Wish

Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£100
Up to 1 hour£180
Up to 2 hours£220
Up to 3 hours£250

Reviews

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Client
5 years ago

Tamsin made a special effort to learn quite an obscure traditional piece for our party, and her harp arrangement was beautiful. Thank you!