Harpists for hire in Ayrshire and Arran

Hire a harpist in Ayrshire and Arran for your wedding, party or event. Whether you're booking a wedding harpist to set the mood as you walk down the aisle or you need some beautiful harp music to accompany a drinks reception, you've come to the right place! Our professional classically-trained harp players can perform anything from pop covers to classical showpieces to create the perfect angelic ambiance at your event. Browse our selection of the 53 best harp players local to Ayrshire and Arran here.

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Hire Emma Durkan Harpist with Encore
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From£180
HarpistSaltcoats

Emma is a versatile and skilled musician whose style is rooted in folk but has played rock, blues, pop and even dance hits in nightclubs!

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Hire Rachael Brentwood Harpist with Encore
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£295 - £390
HarpistManchester

Magnificent music and a beautiful atmosphere from a first-class professional harpist. Pop, classical, bollywood, Disney, jazz, folk & more ♥

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Hire Elinor Nicholson Harpist with Encore
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£440 - £640
HarpistManchester

Manchester based harpist providing classical and contemporary harp music for any occasion.

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Hire Erica Sinclair Harpist with Encore
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£300 - £400
HarpistDroitwich

Worcestershire-based harpist with over fifteen years' experience playing for weddings and events

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Hire Ada Grace Francis - Singing Harpist and Pianist Harpist with Encore
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£350 - £550
HarpistManchester

Singing harpist and pianist playing contemporary songs, adding a unique twist to the traditional wedding instrument!

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Hire Lucy Nolan Harpist with Encore
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£400 - £750
HarpistDerbyshire

Award-winning harpist available for solo and orchestral work, weddings, events and private tuition in North England and the Midlands.

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Hire Sophie Rocks Harpist with Encore
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£406.25 - £562.50
HarpistGlasgow

Scottish award winning professional harpist. With years of experience, Sophie is committed to adding that special touch to your occasion.

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Hire Tsvetelina Likova Harpist with Encore
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£350 - £450
HarpistEdinburgh

Professional electric and acoustic harpist who would love to make your event a magical experience for you and your guests

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Hire Oona Linnett Harpist with Encore
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£300 - £450
HarpistChester

Oona is an accomplished harpist with 20 years' experience playing for weddings and functions throughout North West England and North Wales.

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Hire Sam MacAdam Harpist with Encore
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£350 - £450
HarpistGlasgow

'Sam's performance was stunning. We could not have dreamt of a better way to have our wedding ceremony started.' Award winning harpist!

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Hire Pippa Reid-Foster Harpist with Encore
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£250 - £562.50
HarpistLoch Lomond, United Kingdom

Pippa is a contemporary harpist based on the west coast of Scotland with over 10 years experience as a performer.

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Hire Anita Aslin Harpist with Encore
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£250 - £500
HarpistMiddlesbrough

Anita is one of the most accomplished harpists in the North East! She has played to Royalty and performed on TV (period drama).

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Hire Eleanor Dunsdon Harpist with Encore
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£406.25 - £593.75
HarpistGlasgow

Award-winning professional pedal harpist and clarsach player. With years of experience, Eleanor is guaranteed to complete your occasion.

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Hire Maxine Molin  Harpist with Encore
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From£200
HarpistChorley

Maxine is a stunning Harpist based in the North West. She has an extensive repertoire and can create a special ambience for any occasion.

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Hire Sophie Askew Harpist with Encore
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£440 - £695
HarpistPenicuik

Sophie is an experienced professional harpist and harp teacher based near Edinburgh.

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Hire Ruth Lee Harpist with Encore
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£375 - £625
HarpistSheffield

An award-winning harpist and vocalist based in Sheffield and Lincolnshire, providing bespoke music for special events.

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Hire Alice Roberts (Harpist) Harpist with Encore
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£300 - £500
HarpistManchester

Versatile professional harpist available to hire for weddings, corporate events, solo and orchestral work.

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Hire Esther Swift Harpist with Encore
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From£180
HarpistEdinburgh

Esther Swift performs jazz, folk, classical, and popular music on a daily basis. She also sings and plays and enjoys arranging any requests

Latest reviews of our Harpists in Ayrshire and Arran

Maxine Molin
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"Absolutely amazing highly recommend xxx"

Janice hired Maxine Molin for a Wedding (available in Ayrshire and Arran)

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Erica Sinclair
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"Erica brought the class and made our wedding breakfast extra special with her musical talent. Highly recommend anyone to book Erica for their wedding if they are looking to elevate their drinks reception and wedding breakfast."

Ryan hired Erica Sinclair for a Wedding (available in Ayrshire and Arran)

Verified Review, 8 June 2024
Anita Aslin
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"So pleased to have booked Anita for our celebration meal after our wedding ceremony a few days earlier. Anita is a very accomplished harpist and has a very long list of a variety of music she is able to play. She happily incorporated some of our requests and played her own music as well which was very fitting. She has a huge list of all different music and is very willing to work with you to provide whatever you want to make your occasion memorable. She is very professional and she communicated really well throughout my booking from start to finish. All our guests commented on how special it had made our celebration and her beautiful harp. I would thoroughly recommend Anita and just to say a huge Thankyou for making our day so special and memorable . Christine & Ian"

Christine hired Anita Aslin (available in Ayrshire and Arran)

Verified Review, 8 June 2024

FAQs about hiring Harpists in Ayrshire And Arran

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How long do harpists play for?

Harpists play for about 45-50 minutes, then take a 15-minute break to rest, drink water, and play beautiful music again. A harp performance often lasts two sets, or around two hours in total.

Would a harp suit my event?

Harpists are perfect for occasions (or portions of occasions) where you want live music but don't want it to be the main attraction. Wedding harpists are particularly common but the harp is also suited for corporate events and funerals/memorial ceremonies, typically as background music during the sections where visitors are chatting, such as drinks receptions.

Do harpists take requests?

Yes! Harpists enjoy adding new compositions to their repertoire, and if they can't find an arrangement, they will often compose one for your event. This may result in an additional fee for your booking, but it is definitely worth the extra cost to have such a unique form of party entertainment.

What types of music can harpists play?

Professional harpists are versatile musicians capable of playing a wide variety of music genres. While classical music is their forte, they can also perform contemporary, popular, and even experimental music. Classical harpists excel in Baroque, Romantic, and modern compositions, including works by renowned composers like Bach, Mozart, and Debussy. Additionally, harpists can arrange and perform traditional folk music from various cultures, showcasing the harp's adaptability to diverse musical traditions. They can enchant listeners with Celtic tunes, Middle Eastern melodies, and Latin American folk songs. Harp players can also play modern hits, film scores, jazz classics, and even well-liked rock or pop tunes, providing a distinctive and refined rendition of these genres. You can browse and filter through our varied collection of 145 harpists for hire to find one that will play the genres you're looking for. You can also speak to one of our experts to get tailored advice on booking a harpist for your event.

How long will the harpist play for?

Yes, harpists will bring their own harp and the majority of harpists will have a music stand and a stool. However, they may occasionally need you to provide a chair. There should also be sufficient lighting in the area where they will be playing.

Hiring a Harpist in Ayrshire And Arran

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Popular genres:
Classical, Pop, Folk
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12 hours
Busiest times:
July, August, September

How much does it cost to hire a Harpist in Ayrshire and Arran?

The typical price for a Harpist is:
£Budget£290
££Pro£420
£££High-end£550+

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