Rutland Harpist

Rutland Harpist

From £355

A versatile and talented harpist from Rutland, Harriet delivers an elegant and polished performance every time.


Harpist to play during wedding ceremony only.

Drinks reception

Background music for your drinks reception. Based on maximum of 2 hours.

Ceremony & drinks reception

Music for your ceremony plus up to 2 hours for drinks reception.

Full package

Ceremony plus 4 hours

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A versatile and talented harpist from Rutland, Harriet delivers an elegant and polished performance every time.

The perfect addition

Harriet’s playing and her eye-catching black Salvi harp are the perfect addition to any event. Harriet can accommodate playing for weddings, corporate events or parties and she always delivers beautiful and polished performances.

Wide ranging repertoire

Harriet is equally at home with classical, popular and folk music. Her repertoire includes well known classical music, standard harp repertoire, modern songs and jazz standards. She is happy to tailor her repertoire to exactly fit the needs of your event and will learn up to three songs for you free of charge.


Harriet studied with Daphne Boden at the Royal College of Music Junior Department and went on to study with Eleanor Turner. She has played in major concert halls in the UK including Symphony Hall, Birmingham and Leeds Town Hall. Her audiences have included Michael Parkinson, The British Ambassador to Italy and HRH The Prince of Wales.


Air and Rondo – Bochsa
Angelus – Renié
Aquatintes – Andrès
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel
Au Bord du Ruisseau – Renié
Au Matin – Tournier
Barcarolle – Grandjany
Bridal March from Lohengrin – Wagner
Canon in D – Pachabel
Caprice from Alceste – Gluck
Chanson de Mai – Hasselmans
Clair de Lune – Debussy
Dance of the Blessed Spirits – Gluck
Danse d’autrefois – Renié
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik – Mozart
Emperor Waltz – Strauss
Esquisse – Renié
Feuilles D’Automne – Hasselmans
Fur Elise – Beethoven
Ground in F with Variations – Purcell
Hornpipe – Purcell
Hornpipe from Water Music – Handel
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana – Mascagni
Jupiter from The Planets – Holst
La Donna e Mobile – Verdi
Le Rouet – Hasselmans
Lullaby – Brahms
Meditation from Thais – Massenet
Melodie from Album for the Young – Schumann
Menuet in G Major – C.P.E. Bach
Minuet – Boccherini
Minuet from Don Giovanni – Mozart
Minuetto in E minor – Scarlatti
Moonlight Sonata – Beethoven
Morning from Peer Gynt Suite – Grieg
Musetta’s Waltz from La Boheme – Puccini
Nessun Dorma – Puccini
O Mio Babbino Caro – Puccini
Pastorale – Grandjany
Pavane – Fauré
Pavane – Anon (arr. Salzedo)
Pavane and Variations – Cabezon
Polotsvian Dance – Borodin
Prelude in C Major – J.S. Bach
Prelude no. 1 – Tournier
Prelude no. 3 – Tournier
Prelude no. 4  – Tournier
Prince of Denmark’s March – Jeremiah Clarke
Reverie – Grandjany
Romance Without Words – Godefroid
Serenade – Haydn
Skaters Waltz – Waldteufel
Sonata – Mayer
Sonata in C – Mozart
Sonata in Classical Style – Linda Wood
Sonatina in Classic Style – Pratt
Sonatina in G – Haydn
Spanish Dance from Carmen – Bizet
Tango – Salzedo
Thème et variations – Kulhau
Theme from Piano Sonata no. 5 – Mozart
Theme from Piano Sonata. No 11 – Mozart
Themes from The New World Symphony – Dvorzak
Valse Favorite – Mozart
Variations on a Theme by Mozart – Anon.
Variations on a Theme of Haydn – Brahms
Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Mendelssohn


59th Street Bridge Song – Simon & Garfunkel
Across The Universe – The Beatles
Ain’t Misbehavin’
All About You – McFly
All My Life – KC and Jojo
All My Loving – The Beatles
All of Me – John Legend
All The Things You Are
All You Need is Love – The Beatles
Always – Bon Jovi
And I Love Her – The Beatles
Annie’s Song – John Denver
Anniversary Waltz
At Last
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Bed of Roses – Bon Jovi
Better Together – Jack Johnson
The Blower’s Daughter – Damien Rice
Book of Love – Peter Gabriel
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
But Not For Me – Gershwin
Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You – Andy Williams
Chandelier – Sia
Clocks – Coldplay
Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Dancing in the Moonlight – Toploader
Despacito – Justin Bieber
Dog Days Are Over – Florence and the Machine
Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying
Downtown – Petula Clark
Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
Edge of Glory – Lady Gaga
Eleanor Rigby – The Beatles
Embraceable You – Gershwin
Endless Love – Lionel Richie
Everglow – Coldplay
Everybody Hurts – R.E.M.
Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Tears for Fears
Every Breath You Take – The Police
Feels Like Home – Randy Newman
Ferry Cross The Mersey – Gerry Marsden
Fields of Gold – Sting
Fireflies – Owl City
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack
Fools Rush In
From This Moment On – Lionel Richie
Give Me Love – Ed Sheeran
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John
Good Riddance/Time Of Your Life – Green Day
Groovy Kind of Love – Phil Collins
Grow Old With Me – Tom Odell
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Happy Together – The Turtles
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
Havana – Camilla Cabello
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
Here Comes the Sun  – The Beatles
Here There and Everywhere – The Beatles
Hey Jude – The Beatles
The Hills – The Weeknd
The House of the Rising Sun
How Deep Is The Ocean
How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
If I Were A Boy – Beyoncé
I Got Rhythm – Gershwin
I Know You By Heart – Eva Cassidy
I’ll Never Fall in Love Again
I’m Kissing You
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
In My Life – The Beatles
Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
Islands in the Stream – Dolly Parton
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
It Must Be Love – Madness
I’ve Got A Crush On You – Gershwin
I Want To Break Free – Queen
I Will Always Love You – Dolly Parton
I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Karma Police – Radiohead
Kiss From A Rose – Seal
Lady – Lionel Richie
Lady in Red – Chris de Burgh
Latch (Acoustic) – Sam Smith
Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off – Gershwin
Let It Be – The Beatles
Life on Mars – David Bowie
Love Me Do – The Beatles
Love Me Like You Do – Ellie Goulding
Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley
Love of my Life – Queen
Love Story – Taylor Swift
L-O-V-E – Nat King Cole
Make You Feel My Love
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Moondance – Van Morrison
Moon River
Mr Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan
My Cherie Amour – Stevie Wonder
My Funny Valentine
My Girl – The Temptations
Nights in White Satin – The Moody Blues
Nothing Else Matters – Metallica
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da – The Beatles
One Day Like This – Elbow
Paradise – Coldplay
Penny Lane – The Beatles
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Photograph – Ed Sheeran
Plug in Baby – Muse
Pure Imagination
Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head
Rhythm of the Rain
River Flows in You
The Rose
San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers in Your Hair)
Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur
Secret Love
Send in the Clowns
Shallow from ‘A Star is Born’
Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
Shotgun – George Ezra
Shut Up and Dance – Walk The Moon
Sky Full of Stars – Coldplay
Slipping Through My Fingers – ABBA
Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
Someone To Watch Over Me – Gershwin
Somewhere Only We Know – Keane
Songbird – Eva Cassidy
The Sound of Silence – Simon and Garfunkel
Stand by Me – Ben E. King
Stay – Rihanna
Surfer Girl – The Beach Boys
Take on Me – a-Ha
Teardrop – Massive Attack
The End of the World
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
This Guy’s in Love
This Is Me from ‘The Greatest Showman’
Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
Time to Say Goodbye
Titanium – Sia
Together in Electric Dreams – Philip Oakley
True Colours – Cindi Lauper
Truly Madly Deeply – Savage Garden
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
Video Games – Lana Del Rey
What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating
Wind Beneath My Wings
Wonderwall – Oasis
You Raise Me Up
You’re My Best Friend – Queen
You’re In My Heart – Rod Stewart
You’re My Best Friend – Queen
You Send Me – Sam Cooke
Your Song – Ellie Goulding
Your Song – Elton John

Film & TV

A Gift of a Thistle from Braveheart
Arrival of the Birds from The Theory of Everything
A Time For Us from Romeo and Juliet
City of Stars from La La Land
Concerning Hobbits from Lord of the Rings
For the Love of a Princess  from Braveheart
Glasgow Love Theme from Love Actually
Let It Go from Frozen
Love Story Theme
Love Theme from The Godfather
My Heart Will Go On from Titanic
Portugese Love Theme from Love Actually
She from Notting Hill
Stars and Butterflies from Pride & Prejudice (Movie)
The Living Sculptures of Pemberley from Pride & Prejudice (Movie)
The Rains of Castamere from Game of Thrones
The Secret Life of Daydreams from Pride & Prejudice (Movie)
There is Nothing Lost from Sense and Sensibility
Thinking about Lizzy from Pride and Prejudice (BBC)


‘S Wonderful from An American in Paris
A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes from Cinderella
A Million Dreams from The Greatest Showman
A Whole New World from Aladdin
Angel of Music from Phantom of the Opera
Be Our Guest from Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and The Beast from Beauty and The Beast
Can You Feel The Love Tonight from The Lion King
Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man from Showboat
Candle on the Water from Pete’s Dragon
Chim Chim Che-ree from Mary Poppins
Don’t Cry for me Argentina from Evita
Edelweiss from The Sound of Music
Feed the Birds from Mary Poppins
Getting to Know You from The King & I
He’s A Tramp from Lady and the Tramp
Heigh Ho from Snow White
Hello Young Lovers from The King & I
I Don’t Know How to Love Him from Jesus Christ Superstar
I’m Wishing from Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs
If I Loved You from Carousel
Kiss the Girl from The Little Mermaid
Music of the Night from Phantom of the Opera
My Favourite Things from The Sound of Music
Oh What A Beautiful Morning from Oklahoma
On My Own from Les Miserables
Once Upon a Dream from Sleeping Beauty
Our Love Is Here To Stay from An American in Paris
Over The Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz
Part of Your World from The Little Mermaid
Some Day My Prince Will Come from Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs
Some Enchanted Evening from South Pacific
Something There from Beauty and the Beast
Somewhere from West Side Story
Starlight Express from Starlight Express
Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof
Tell Me On A Sunday from Tell Me On A Sunday
The Bare Necessities from The Jungle Book
The Sound of Music from The Sound of Music
Think Of Me from Phantom of the Opera
Under The Sea from The Little Mermaid
When You Wish Upon A Star from Pinocchio
With A Smile and A Song from Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs
You’ll Never Walk Alone from Carousel
Zip A Dee Doo Dah from Song of the South


Amazing Grace
Auld Lang Syne
Brian Boru’s March
Danny Boy
Las Mananitas (Trad. Mexican)
My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean
My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose
Scarborough Fair
The Skye Boat Song
A selection of Scottish music
A selection of Welsh music


Away in a Manger
Frosty the Snowman
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Little Drummer Boy
O Come All Ye Faithful
Oh Holy Night
Once in Royal David’s City
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Silent Night
The First Noel
The Holly and the Ivy
Walking in the Air
When a Child is Born
White Christmas

  1. A magical experience!

    What a magical experience to have on our big day! Harriet you are amazing would 100% recommend to anybody!

  2. Beautiful

    We wanted to say thank you so much for yesterday. The music was absolutely beautiful. Thank you for making our ceremony so special.

  3. Beautiful

    We just wanted to say thank you so much for playing at our wedding last week. It was absolutely beautiful, and we are so grateful for you helping to make our day so perfect and special.
    We are so grateful we finally managed to get married, and you were such an important part of that, so thank you so much.

  4. Magical Sound

    So easy, friendly and great at responding. Harriet was amazing on our big day and made it feel and sound magical for our ceremony and our guests commented on how lovely she played and sounded at our drinks reception. Lovely lady definitely would recommend her to everyone.

  5. It was absolutely beautiful.

    Thank you so much for playing at our wedding on Saturday. It was absolutely beautiful. You are an amazing harpist and every piece was so recognisable!! People loved it so thank you again.

    I’ll be recommending you to everyone!

    Paula x

  6. Beautiful, exquisite, georgous

    We asked Harriet to play at our wedding probably 2 years ago now. Who knew what was to follow would cause so much uncertainty and upset. Throughout, Harriet kept in touch with us, each time we changed our date (thanks COVID!) Harriet obliged until finally we gave up rescheduling and opted to hold our day on what should’ve been our 1st anniversary. We’ll fast forward to Nov 2021 and I can honestly say it was worth the wait. Harriet played beautifully, the sound was exquisite. We went a little off-piste with our exit choice, but Harriet made it sound gorgeous. I would wholeheartedly recommend Harriet and her harp to play at your function. She is a delight and you really won’t regret it.

    Sam & Lee (Wedding)

  7. We loved havinig Harriet play at our wedding

    We loved having Harriet play at our wedding. She made the ceremony and drinks reception really special and all the guests commented on how good she was. We were really impressed with how many different songs she knew and she even learnt a song for us to walk out to which sounded fab! Thanks so much Harriet, we’d thoroughly recommend you to anyone!

  8. Incredibly talented

    Harriet was absolutely fabulous from start to finish. She was so easy to communicate with and made everything so easy. All the songs we asked for a she had absolutely no issues with and one of them was a bit of a strange request but she didn’t bat an eyelid. On the day she seamlessly fitted into our ceremony and everyone commented on how amazing she was. I wish (as the bride) I got to hear even more of her and I wish we could of had even longer to hear her fabulous playing but that is of course not her fault at all. She was amazing and I recommend booking her as you really will not be disappointed. She is incredibly talented

  9. Harriet made the ceremony perfect

    Harriet made the ceremony perfect. Music was enchanting and guests loved the music whilst enjoying canapes outside Fort Henry. Thank you Harriet, such a talent.

  10. An amazingly talented harpist

    Harriet was absolutely sensational for our wedding day 🙂 She added so much to our day, we had requests that weren’t in her repertoire, there were no hesitations, she even sent us a clip of them once learnt! Harriet blew us away and made my aisle song so incredibly beautiful and played follow the yellow brick road as our exit song, as we skipped down our very own yellow brick road.

    The reception drinks flowed as more beautiful song were played, if you are looking for an amazingly talented harpist then look no further!

    Thank you so much for making our day so special, love the Montagues xx

  11. Your playing was beautiful

    Hi Harriet,
    I just wanted to drop you a quick email to say thank you so much for Friday. It went in a blur as everyone told me it would but I had no idea how much. Your playing was beautiful and I am sorry I didn’t get chance to speak to you. Thank you so much.

  12. A delight

    Harriet was a delight, she felt like part of the family x

  13. I can't thank you enough

    Just wanted to pop you an email to say thank you so so much for Friday, I can’t thank you enough for how great it was.

    Everyone has complimented how amazing the music was and that you are incredible at what you do.
    They were all amazed at the array of music too, especially The Godfather.

  14. A lovely relaxed atmosphere

    Thank you so much for playing so beautifully at our wedding. I had a bit of an unusual request for Harriet… I desperately wanted to walk out to Hedwigs Theme for my wedding that included subtle pieces of Harry Potter. Harriet set to the task and it made the ceremony perfect 💕 Harriet created a lovely relaxed atmosphere for the drinks reception and ceremony. Would absolutely recommend and can’t wait to see her play again.

  15. Something I will always remember

    Harriet played at our wedding ceremony, drinks reception and wedding breakfast, it sounded amazing the music she played was lovely , all our guests really enjoyed it too , I particularly loved walking down the aisle to a million dreams ,Something I will always remember. thanks Harriet for making our day that extra bit special x

  16. Absolutely Fantastic

    You were absolutely fantastic, what a gorgeous instrument the harp is, and what a brilliant player you are! We couldn’t have picked anyone better to provide the soundtrack for our day, and all our guests are still talking about you too!

  17. Thank you so much

    From the moment I heard Harriet play I knew she would be a wonderful addition to our wedding. It has been a pleasure working with her in the build up to our big day and she was fantastic when we had to postpone our date. All of our guests commented on how beautiful the harp sounded and how she was a delight to talk to.

    Thank you so so much for being apart of our day

  18. The music was breathtaking

    Harriet is so talented and an absolute joy. She communicated well throughout the wedding planning process and learnt 3 new songs for our ceremony. The music on the day was breathtaking. We were all blown away by the beautiful atmosphere created by her music in particular her version of Bastille’s ‘can’t fight this feeling’ which I walked down the aisle to. Harriet’s harp playing gave our wedding day an additional dimension and made it so much more special- we cannot thank her enough!

  19. Such a lovely addition to the day

    Harriet was so helpful with us having to push back our wedding so many times due to COVID. She had a huge selection of songs for us to choose from for our special day, and her performance on the day was such a beautiful touch. All of our guests said how lovely it was having a Harpist playing for our drinks reception, and it really did make such a lovely addition to the day.

  20. All our guests praised you

    Harriet, you are amazing at what you do, super talented. The songs we chose for you to play were all played beautifully and all our guests praised you on how wonderful you were and what a lovely touch it was to have you play at our ceremony.

    Thank you again so much!!

  21. Highly Recommended

    I would highly recommend Harriet to anyone planning a wedding. She plays beautifully and has a great repertoire, all of our guests loved her!

  22. Sounded amazing!

    Didn’t get a chance to speak to you yesterday but you were absolutely brilliant. All of our songs sounded amazing and you received so many compliments from all our guests about how professional you were and how you kept them all entertained whilst they were waiting. We honestly can’t thank you enough. We had a perfect day and you really set the tone. Thank you so much

  23. She was incredible!

    So many people commented on how beautifully Harriet played the harp at our wedding – she was incredible! From our initial enquiry to the performance on the day, Harriet could not do enough for us. She was so lovely, professional and committed. We cannot thank Harriet enough for the outstanding service that we received… we now need to find an opportunity to use her services again! Highly recommend. Thank you for everything.

  24. Thank you so much!

    Well what can I say, I have always said I would like a harpist to play at my wedding and I’m so happy I chose Harriet to play at ours. She played so beautifully which made the day extra special for us. So many of our guests complimented on how amazing and lovely she was and the song choices were spot on. I know a few of our guest have now asked me for her contact details as they would love to have her play at their weddings. Myself and Matt would highly recommend her to anyone considering having a harpist play at their wedding. She was very professional from the start to the end. Easy to talk to and always quick to answer any questions we had. I felt confident we were in good hands. Thank you so much!

  25. The biggest thank you!

    I just wanted to say the biggest thank you for playing at our wedding, it was absolutely beautiful. So many guests were in awe of your talent, music and how mesmerising it was.

  26. Absolutely brilliant!

    Absolutely brilliant, you really made our ceremony and drinks reception special. We could not have asked for more, we would definitely book you again.

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