Cambridge Harpist

Cambridge Harpist

From £295

Rebecca is a professional harpist based in Cambridge and over the last 7 years has played at many venues across East Anglia.

1 hour

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2 hours

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3 hours

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Rebecca is a professional harpist based in Cambridge and over the last 7 years has played at many venues across East Anglia.

Weddings & events

Rebecca specialises in playing the harp at weddings and private functions and has played at most Cambridge wedding venues and colleges. The beautiful sounds of the harp will bring a magical atmosphere to your wedding day, whether to announce the arrival of the bride and bring a sophisticated sense of occasion to the ceremony, or to provide a relaxed and enchanting musical backdrop to the drinks reception or wedding breakfast.

Formal training

Rebecca started playing the harp at the age of nine, and studied with Elaine Pamphilon and Alison Nicholls. She became Alison’s teaching assistant and now runs her own private studio. Rebecca studied Music at Cambridge University, and as a postgraduate at the Royal College of Music. She has been working as a professional harpist, teacher and composer for nearly 7 years. She plays an Aoyama, mahogany, concert harp and her repertoire includes a wide mixture of classical, popular, jazz and folk music.


Rebecca is equally happy playing classical music, popular songs, songs from shows and film, or folk music. If you are booking Rebecca to play for your ceremony, you will need to choose some specific pieces for the key moments of the ceremony: one for the bridal entrance, three pieces for the signing of the register, and one for the exit of the bride and groom and all guests. These can be chosen by looking at the repertoire list online, or by making an appointment to choose the pieces in person.

For all other parts of the day, Rebecca is happy for you to leave it to her to play a mixture of styles; or you can specify a style of music you would like played; or give her a list of favourites you would like to be incorporated in advance.

Rebecca is always happy, wherever possible, to arrange pieces you might wish for which are not currently in her repertoire.


Anon – Romanza
Bach – Air on a G String
Bach – Arioso
Bach – Jesu joy of man’s desiring NB at religious ceremonies only
Bach – Prelude in C
Bach – Sheep may Safely Graze NB religious ceremonies only
Bach – Wachet Auf NB at religious ceremonies only
Bach – March
Beethoven – Fur Elise
Beethoven – Ode to Joy
Beethoven – Symphony no 9 Finale
Boyce – Canon
Brahms – Symphony no 1 4th Movt
Chopin – Etude no 3
Chopin – Raindrop Prelude
Clarke – Trumpet Voluntary
Debussy – Arabesque
Debussy – Clair de Lune
Debussy – La fille aux cheveux de lin (Girl with the flaxen hair)
Delibes – Flower Duet from Lakme
Dizi – Etude no 1
Dussek – Sonatina in F
Faure – Cantique de Jean Racine NB at religious ceremonies only
Faure – In Paradisium NB at religious ceremonies only
Franck – Panis Angelicus NB at religious ceremonies only
Glinka – Nocturne
Gluck – Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Granados – Spanish Dance
Grandjany – Trois petites pieces
Grieg – Morning from Pier Gynt
Handel – Largo
Handel – The Peace
Handel – Water Music
Handel – Where’er you Walk
Hasselmans – Nocturne
Kanga – Automne
Lloyd-Weber – Pie Jesu NB at religious ceremonies only
Massenet – Mediation from Thais
Mendelssohn – Wedding March
Mendelssohn – Nocturne
Mussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition Theme
Pachelbel – Canon in D
Purcell – Trumpet Tune
Renie – Esquisse
Renie – Angelus
Satie – Gymnopedie no 1
Schubert – The Trout
Strauss – The Blue Danube
Vivaldi – Suite from Spring, from The Four Seasons
Vivaldi – Suite from Autumn, from The Four Seasons
Wagner – Bridal Chorus

Popular/Musical & Film Themes

A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
A Whole New World from Aladdin
All the Things you Are
Balcony Theme from Romeo and Juliet
Blue Moon
Can you feel the love tonight from the Lion King
Colours of the Wind from Pocohontas
Come What May from Moulin Rouge
Con te Partiro
Days of Wine and Roses
Don’t Cry for me Argentina
Edelweiss from the Sound of Music
Embraceable You
Everything I do from Robin Hood Prince of Theives
Falling in Love with Love
Fields of Gold
Fly me to the Moon
From This Moment On
Hey Jude
How are Things in Glocca Morra
Into the West from Lord of the Rings
La Vie en Rose
Lady be Good
Let It Be Me
Let There Be Love
Look to the Rainbow
Love Walked In
Moon River
My Cup Runneth Over
My Favourite Things
My Heart Will Go On (Theme from Titanic)
One Hand One Heart from West Side Story
Over the Rainbow
Raindrops keep falling on my head
Rhythm of the Rain
Selections from The Phantom of the Opera
She’s the One
Softly as in a Morning Sunrise
Some Enchanted Evening from South Pacific
Somebody Loves Me
Somewhere from West Side Story
Somewhere in Time
Sunrise, Sunset
Tara’s Theme
Tell me on a Sunday
The colours of my Life from Barnum
The Rose
The Wind Beneath My Wings
Theme from Amelie
They Were You
Try to Remember
Where or When
You’ll Never Walk Alone from Carousel
Your Song


David of the White Rock
Eriskay Love Lilt
Four welsh Waltzes
I Love my Love in the Morning
Londonderry Air
Merrily Kiss the Quaker
Moving Cloud
New Leaves
Scarborough Fair
The Bells of Aberdovey
The Cockle Gatherer
The Sheep Under the Snow
The Water is Wide
Tree of Liberty
Watching the Wheat
Waulking O’ The Fauld

  1. Very memorable occasion

    Hi David, a brief note to thank Rebecca very much for playing so beautifully at my daughter’s wedding. Everyone enjoyed the music very much, and it made for a very memorable occasion.

  2. Played with a smile

    Rebecca was the perfect choice to play at our ceremony. Not only was she supportive in assisting us with choosing the music, but she kindly dressed to match our theme (we didn’t even request this). Not only was the music she played complimentary to the ambience of the day, but she improvised with great awareness of the mood and played with a smile on her face at all times.

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