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Recording in the studio

Written on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 at 12:45 pm

What a week! I have at last finished my Masters and graduated. Tony and I have finished our new book of jazz pieces for easy harp..it is winging it’s way to the printers as I type. But even more exciting news is we have been recording a new CD at Lee Goodall’s studio in Newport. […]

With finals over and the sun is out…relaxation!

Written on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 10:36 am

It has been a crazy few weeks, from All Star golf at Celtic Manor, to preparing for my finals for my Masters in Jazz. Thank fully all the stress is over and I can now relax. The trio played for the jazz lunch last week, with Tony Robinson on drums and Deej Williams on bass. […]

‘The Whiting on the wall’ filming for the day..

Written on Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 9:59 am

From playing in some beautiful country houses, a birthday party with the trio and topped off with Le Manoir on Saturday, it has been incredibly busy over the last few weeks. It is also the final countdown for my Masters exams, so rehearsals are taking up many hours..but it is always great fun. Yesterday was […]

From trains to Dancing with the stars…

Written on Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 12:50 pm

Another great week started with playing for the Orient Express in London. It really is such a wonderful experience and the train is beautiful….always a pleasure to be part of such a great team. Saturday also saw a little sunshine and a gorgeous wedding in Llechwen Hall and in the evening I played at Celtic […]

What a week!

Written on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 9:33 am

It’s been an amazing week. Starting with playing at Le Manoir for a very romantic Valentines proposal. Set outside in the beautiful grounds, with snow on the floor, I was honoured to be part of the most beautiful setting and occasion. Luckily she said yes! On Friday, the Lyon and Healy Awards came to Cardiff…a […]

Orient Express….where’s the next stop?

Written on Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at 12:57 pm

It was an absolute pleasure last week to be asked to play at Victoria station, London for the Orient Express Pullman train. Reminiscent of a romantic scene from days gone by, the train pulled in to the station and was greeted by many smiling and excited faces. Very exciting! Im looking forward to next adventure….

Concert in the Foyer….

Written on Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at 12:51 pm

On Friday 15th February, my trio “The Whiting’s on the wall” will be performing a double set in the RWCMD, Cardiff.  Following our recent concert in Galleri, Caernarfon last week, we will be playing standards as well as  pop and new works. As part of the Lyon and Healy festival, our set will hopefully turn […]

February blues and a new book….

Written on Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at 12:47 pm

January came and went with practising and editing a new book. The amazing drummer Tony Robinson has entered the harp world and we have written/arranged  a book of pieces for the Advanced harpist. The book is called Contemporary sounds for the harp and includes jazz arrangements of Danny Boy, Make you feel my love and […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year..as the song goes..

Written on Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 at 11:46 am

Last week was a  great week with a tour of residential homes, playing to the elderly with dementia, on behalf of Lost Chord. It is such an honour to share beautiful Christmas songs with smiling faces. This week continues to be fun filled with a performance of Britten’s Ceremony of Carols in Barry Church with […]

Christmas is coming….

Written on Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 at 2:13 pm

December is going to be fun filled, starting off with Jazz carols at the College and a tour of Homes for the elderly in the area. A few recording sessions and functions later and Christmas will be here. This year I am at Celtic Manor Christmas Eve/day and Le Manoir for the New Year. It […]

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