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Writing new books for the harp

Written on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 2:21 pm

Tony and I have started writing a new series of books including a Christmas book which will be out in October..just in time! We have even bought a new baby 27 string harp for Tony to get his fingers in a tangle..and possibly blistered! We will keep you posted and look forward to producing some […]

Clarsarch players improvising and weddings begin…

Written on Monday, March 21st, 2016 at 2:23 pm

After a busy weekend playing at the beautiful Peterstone court and Celtic Manor, I hot-footed over to Newbury to teach a lovely groups of Clarsarch players. The group were brilliant and by the end we were playing the blues, improvising and sliding levers to the point of giving any harp maker a slight coronary. A […]

Busy few days of harping!

Written on Friday, March 18th, 2016 at 3:48 pm

It has been a busy few days of harping in various guises. From a Classical charity concert in Whitchurch on Friday in aid of Velindre hospital to The Camac weekend in Cardiff where I was teaching 4 workshops and giving the Saturday night concert with my trio and Gwenllian Llyr. After a great weekend (and […]

2016..a new year and lots to do

Written on Monday, March 7th, 2016 at 12:56 pm

It has been a busy few months with teaching jazz in the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, writing lots of new compositions for the new books, beautiful events across the country, Mother’s Day celebrations at Celtic Manor., and performances with the trio at Celtic Manor. This week sees an even busier time with […]

Preparing for Camac weekend

Written on Thursday, February 4th, 2016 at 12:55 pm

March 12-13 will see an exciting weekend in Cardiff Metropolitan University, sponsored by Camac Harps. This year there is an amazing array of talent with something to suit all ages – children and adults; all grades – from complete starters to professional harpists; and all styles – from classical to jazz and traditional music. Tutors Elinor Bennett Catrin Finch […]

Christmas is coming..

Written on Monday, December 14th, 2015 at 4:16 pm

It’s my favourite time of the year. My favourite music and a cwtchy (welsh for warm and welcoming..but indescribable really) warmth wherever you go. Ive been writing new music for the up and coming series of Pedalslider books that Tony and I are working on. There will be lots of new material for all levels […]

A busy few months

Written on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 at 4:12 pm

I should apologise for not having written any sooner. It has been an exciting period in my life. Back in April, I was absolutely honoured to play at Edinburgh Harp Festival with my trio as well as teaching at the festival for the week. We received such a warm welcome and we had a ball. […]

Trinity syllabus and Edinburgh Harp Festival preparation

Written on Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 12:13 pm

Its been a very busy few months working on the new book with my writing partner Tony Robinson. We are thrilled to say that it will be out in a few weeks. And even more thrilled to announce that 8 pieces overall from our 3 books have been chosen for examination pieces on Trinity syllabus. […]

Henley on Thames evening

Written on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 3:04 pm

Last night I had the pleasure of playing in Henley at the beautiful Phyllis Court Club, situated on the Thames. I was honoured to have been invited to be the soloist for the evening and gave an after dinner concert of classical and jazz. Work has started on preparing for Edinburgh harp festival and I […]

A busy few months and a new baby too:)

Written on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 2:25 pm

The last few months have gone by in a flash. The most important event was the arrival of my new baby boy. Life has changed forever, but in the most fantastic way. Before he arrived work was quite busy. From playing for the Orient Express at Le Manoir, performing with my husband Richard at Bella […]

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