Who is Kathryn?

Kathryn was inspired to play the harp at the age of ten and went on to become a National Eisteddfod winner in both solo and ensemble competitions, a finalist in the Rotary Club's Young Musician of the Year, and winner of the Texaco Young Musician of Wales award.

She has performed as a soloist at the Royal Albert Hall, The Royal Festival Hall and the Houses of Parliament, and recorded for local and national television and radio programs. She is Harpist in Residence for Cor Meibion De Cymru – a role specially created for her – and has accompanied artists such as Dame Shirley Bassey, Charlotte Church and Katherine Jenkins.

Whether performing for an intimate dinner, a solo recital, or a gala ball she charms audiences, adapting and personalising her performances to suit each occasion. She has a wide-ranging and exciting repertoire which varies from classical to jazz, Beethoven to Beyonce, Mozart to Metallica!

Wedding harpist

Fiona & Clive Thomas

Llangoed Hall

"Just a little note to say a big thank you for your contribution to our Wedding Day. It was enjoyed by everyone - particularly those jazzy numbers! You will be highly recommended by both of us."

Repertoire

This small sample shows how versatile the harp can be and should help you create ideas for the music you'd like played at your special occasion. If there is a piece of music you would like played that doesn't appear here please don't hesitate to get in touch. No request is too strange!

(Click the links to hear sound samples.)

Modern

The harp is often associated with classical music but in the right hands can transform modern pop and rock ballads into stunning pieces of music your guests will recognise and thoroughly enjoy!

Popular Classics

Timeless music apprioriate for all occasions! These are perfect to accompany brides walking down the aisle or to entertain guests during the signing of the register.

  • Canon in D - Pachelbel
  • Love Unspoken - Lehar (from The Merry Widow)
  • Air - Handel (from Water Music)
  • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
  • Ave Maria
  • Moonlight Sonata - Beethoven
  • Romeo And Juliet - Tschaikovsky
  • Lullaby - Brahms
  • Air For The G String - Bach
  • Bridal March - Wagner
  • Wedding March - Mandelssohn
  • Waltz of the Flowers - Tschaikovsky
  • Ode To Joy - Beethoven

Light Jazz

The perfect accompniment to so many occasions, from cocktail parties to corporate dinners.

Musicals

Everyone has a favourite musical! Guests may not be able to name these tunes but they'll immediately recognise and enjoy them.

  • Starlight Express
  • Memory
  • Pie Jesu
  • The Music of the Night
  • I Could have Danced All Night
  • The Sound of Music
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone
  • Oklahoma!

Welsh Melodies

Welsh melodies played on the harp - a match made in heaven!

  • Myfanwy
  • David of the White Rock
  • Men of Harlech
  • Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn
  • Calon Lân

Off The Wall...

Just to proove that no request is too strange, here are some unique pieces Kath has been asked to play at various events!

  • Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones
  • Star Wars theme
  • Rainbow Connection - Kermit The Frog Theme
  • Stairway To Heaven - Led Zeppelin
  • Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

Sharon Hunt

Cardiff Action for the Single Homeless

"On behalf of the Lisvane C.A.S.H. committee I'd like to thank you once again for the brilliant harp recital you gave last week. Your enthusiasm and sparkling personality delighted us all."

How To Book

Booking Kath for your wedding or special occasion is very straighforward. For your reassurance, Kath only books one event per day and will continue to play for you even if things are running late!

One

First things first - get in touch to make sure Kath is available on your date.
Give her a call, send an email, use the contact form below or send her a message via Facebook and she'll be happy to help.

Two

Discuss your plans and let Kath know which parts of your wedding or event you'd like her to play for. This can be done over the phone or in person.
Let Kath know if you have particular pieces of music you'd like played, or she will be happy to make suggestions to help you create your perfect mood!

Three

A small deposit reserves Kath for your day (the balance is due on the day of your wedding/event) and you'll receive a copy of your contract in the post that lists everything you discussed and agreed.
If you think of more music you'd like her to play just get in touch any time.

Lyn Jones MBE

The Noah's Ark Appeal

"Thank you for entertaining the guests during the reception at the 'Diamonds Are Forever' charity Ball. The music was beautiful and you looked fantastic."

Prices

Kath offers a fully bespoke service and will be happy to provide you with a tailored quote, but offers these prices here as a guide based on typical choices for a wedding day.

Ceremony

£ 300

Create the perfect musical accompiement for the most intimate part of your wedding day.

- Create the perfect ambience for guests as they arrive
- Walk down the aisle to your special chosen music
- Entertain your guests during the signing of the register
- Leave as a married couple to your favourite tune!

Drinks Reception

£ 350

Create the perfect ambience as your guests relax and enjoy drinks to a selection of light jazz and popular classics.

- Combine your choices with Kath's recommendations
- Requests are welcome
- Keeps children entertained too!

SPECIAL!

Ceremony + Drinks Reception:
£ 450

Whole Day

£ 550

Beautiful, personalised harp music to create the perfect ambience for every part of your wedding day!

- Music for your ceremony and throughout the rest of your day
- Musical styles can change throughout the day to suit the mood
- Don't worry if your day is running late!

Prices are for 2017/18 and are subject to change. All prices include VAT. A travel supplement may be charged for multiple venues. Kath is fully insured for public liability and professional indemnity.

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