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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 […]

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 […]

BBC filming at Celtic Manor, ahead of Celebrity Ryder Cup and Nato!

Written on Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 12:22 pm

The BBC have been filming at Celtic Manor for a documentary to be released in the Autumn. Unfortunately wherever the camera was, I seemed to find chaos including broken lifts and music stands falling over. Let’s hope it doesn’t make the final edit! The hotel has also been busy with the Celebrity Ryder cup. Stars […]

Le Manoir and the most beautiful wedding Fair

Written on Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 12:17 pm

It was so lovely to be invited as an exclusive supplier to exhibit at Le Manoir’s first wedding fair. The other exhibitor’s were fantastic and it was truly a beautiful day. For more information about Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons visit www. manoir.com and follow them on twitter @lemanoir_events.

Teaching jazz harp at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Written on Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 12:13 pm

It has been a real honour to be asked to teach Jazz harp on the Masters Course at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Starting in the Autumn, I hope to be able to share some of the great teaching that I received when I studied there recently. Its very exciting!

Spring season has arrived…

Written on Saturday, April 12th, 2014 at 12:53 pm

It’s quite exciting as this year seems to be very different. Last week I had the pleasure of playing at Cardiff Museum in the beautiful impressionists gallery with the trio. It is always such fun and the music always leaves me on a high of excitement. We also performed at Celtic Manor’s weekly residency in […]

Jazz course in Cardiff and changes galore..

Written on Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 11:32 am

After taking January off to go travelling, I came back to teaching Jazz on a day course in Cardiff, sponsored by Camac. The course had 28 willing pupils, whom after a few hours were all swinging and some even ventured into improvising! The day was great fun and it ended with a concert for the […]

A great evening at Penarth Pavilion

Written on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Last week was great fun. My trio played for the opening night at Penarth Pavilion and found out that we were the first musicians in 50 years to play there…what an honour. It was really successful and the swinging 40s night was the perfect atmosphere to compliment the venue. This week has seen storms with […]

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