Cathy (solo harpist)

  • from £370 in West Midlands Help
  • from £370 in South West

Whatever the nature of your celebration – wedding, birthday or anniversary party,
 corporate promotion or entertainment, Cathy will provide a perfect atmosphere of relaxed elegance.

Cathy stands out from the crowd with the warmth and vitality of her natural artistry, wide experience, and selection of music which always suits the occasion. She has entertained notables from Frank Sinatra to the Prince of Wales, and has frequently played for British and foreign Royalty, including Prince Charles’s recent 60th birthday celebrations. 

From her home near Cheltenham, she covers the area from Bristol to Birmingham and the West Midlands, including Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and the Cotswolds. She also plays in the Cotswold Flute and Harp Duo and Blue Flamingo (cello and harp duo).

With a repertoire of background music ranging from favourite classics to the great standards of Gershwin, the Beatles and the West End Shows, Cathy has delighted clients, not only with her natural artistry, but also with her choice of music which always suits the particular occasion.

Cathy has been providing music for special occasions to the highest standard for over 15 years, and has entertained notables ranging from Frank Sinatra to the Prince of Wales.

She has played for events at all of the top London hotels, in stately venues such as St James’s and Hampton Court Palaces, Sudeley and Highclere Castles, and many National Trust properties; at the Royal Academy, National Gallery and Natural History Museum; and for many high - level corporate and private events including numerous occasions when members of the Royal Family have been present. She has performed on the high seas aboard the QEII, and for over ten years she was the Resident Harpist playing for afternoon tea at London’s five-star Le Meridien Hotel in Piccadilly. She has also held residencies in New York City, as well as playing in many top venues there such as the Empire State Building and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Performance information

Line-up Solo harpist
Performance duration 1 - 3 hours

Booking options

1 hour (eg. ceremony only) Subtract £120
2 hours Add £0
3 hours Add £125

What people say Help

  • Cathy was fantastic - not only on the day, but also leading up to the wedding helping us to pick out the music. Always very friendly and a pleasure to deal with.

    Caroline, Wedding, Gloucestershire, January 2017
  • Thank you so much! I would definitely recommend Cathy to everyone.

    Alison, Wedding, Ledbury, Herefordshire, October 2016
  • Cathy attended our wedding on Sunday and I can honestly say she made a huge difference to the atmosphere of the day. Her harp playing really set the mood. Everyone at the wedding commented on how lovely it was to have her playing. She was fantastic.

    Kirsty, Wedding, Bucks, July 2016

Repertoire Help

  • Popular & Romantic
  • A Day In The Life Of A Fool
  • Killing Me Softly
  • Round Midnight
  • A Man And A Woman
  • La Vie En Rose
  • Satin Doll
  • All The Things You Are
  • Lady In Red
  • Send In The Clowns
  • All I Ask Of You (Phantom Of The Opera)
  • Lara's Theme (Dr Zhivago)
  • September Song
  • Arthur’s Theme
  • Laura
  • Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
  • As Time Goes By
  • Like Someone In Love
  • Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Long Ago And Far Away
  • Someone To Watch Over Me
  • Bewitched
  • The Long And Winding Road
  • Sometimes When We Touch
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water
  • Love Changes Everything
  • Somewhere (West Side Story)
  • Bring Him Home (Les Miserables)
  • Love Story
  • Somewhere Out There
  • But Not For Me
  • Love Is Here To Stay
  • Stardust
  • Can You Read My Mind (Superman)
  • Love Is A Many-Splendoured Thing
  • Stormy Weather
  • Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
  • Love Walked In
  • Strangers In The Night
  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight?
  • Lullaby Of Birdland
  • Summertime
  • Careless Whisper
  • Maria (West Side Story)
  • The Godfather
  • Cavatina (The Deer Hunter)
  • Memory (Cats)
  • The Look Of Love
  • Chariots Of Fire
  • Michelle
  • The Man I Love
  • Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
  • Misty
  • The Thorn Birds
  • Don’t Cry For Me Argentina
  • Moon River
  • The Way We Were
  • Edelweiss
  • Morning Has Broken
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • Embraceable You
  • Music Of The Night (Phantom)
  • Theme From Titanic
  • (Everything I Do) I Do It For You
  • My Favourite Things
  • These Foolish Things
  • Feelings
  • My Funny Valentine
  • Through The Eyes Of Love
  • Fields Of Gold
  • New York, New York
  • Try To Remember
  • Have I Told You Lately
  • A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
  • Unchained Melody
  • Hello
  • Over The Rainbow
  • Unforgettable
  • Here There And Everywhere
  • People
  • Walking By Baby Back Home
  • I Get A Kick Out Of You
  • People Will Say We're In Love
  • What A Wonderful World
  • I Just Called To Say I Love You
  • Phantom Of The Opera (Theme)
  • When You Wish Upon A Star
  • I Will Always Love You
  • Pride And Prejudice
  • When You Say Nothing At All
  • If
  • Rhapsody In Blue
  • Wind Beneath My Wings
  • It Had To Be You
  • Romeo And Juliet
  • You'll Never Walk Alone
  • I've Got You Under My Skin
  • Romance d’Amor (Theme From Forbidden Games)
  • Yesterday
  • Traditional Favourites
  • Amazing Grace
  • La Paloma
  • Skye Boat Song
  • Danny Boy
  • Last Rose Of Summer
  • The Ash Grove
  • David Of The White Rock
  • Myfanwy
  • Watching The Wheat
  • Greensleeves
  • Scarborough Fair
  • Classical
  • Air On The G String (Bach)
  • Habanera From Carmen (Bizet)
  • Royal Fireworks Music (Handel)
  • Ave Maria (Schubert)
  • Harp Concerto In B flat (Handel)
  • Satie Gymnopedies Scheherezade (Rimsky-Korsakov)
  • Barcarolle From Tales Of Hoffman (Offenbach)
  • Humoresque (Dvorak)
  • Salut D’Amour (Elgar)
  • Bridal Chorus (Wagner)
  • La Donna E Mobile (Verdi)
  • Serenade (Schubert)
  • Canon (Pachelbel)
  • Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)
  • The Merry Widow
  • Waltz (Lehar)
  • Clair De Lune (Debussy)
  • Musetta's Waltz From La Boheme (Puccini)
  • The Blue Danube Waltz (Strauss)
  • Concierto De Aranjuez
  • Nessun Dorma (Puccini)
  • Traumerei(Schumann)
  • Emperor Waltz (Strauss)
  • O Mio Babbino Caro (Puccini)
  • Trumpet Tune (Purcell)
  • First Arabesque (Debussy)
  • Pachelbel Canon
  • Vilia From The Merry Widow (Lehar)
  • Flower Duet From Lakme (Delibes)
  • Prince Of Denmark's March
  • (J Clarke)
  • Water Music (Handel)
  • Four Seasons – Spring (Vivaldi)
  • Piano Concerto No 2 Theme (Rachmaninov)
  • Wedding March (Mendelssohn)
  • Fur-Elise (Beethoven)
  • Rhapsody On Paganini Theme (Rachmaninov)


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