Kathryn Peterson - Harpist

This Lake District harpist is a professional freelance harpist based in Cumbria who teaches the harp/clarsach in various schools and is also available for private tuition. She is available for orchestral engagements and recitals and is also part of a Flute/Harp Duo.
She is much in demand for functions and weddings as couples and their guests enjoy the sound and visual impact of this beautiful instrument within Cumbria and Scotland. She offers flexible options to fit with your special day, please contact her to discuss.

She has had considerable experience in playing at weddings both in Cumbria and Scotland. She feels it adds a special touch to a wedding ceremony, drinks reception or even the wedding breakfast. In addition, she has experienced playing for corporate function receptions and special celebrations such as Valentines Dinners and functions surrounding Christmas and New Year.

She plays two different harps the Clarsach harp and the larger Concert harp. Her repertoire covers a mixture of traditional, classical and modern songs which she blends together in order to create a relaxing atmosphere. She is able to discuss what music is wanted and is open to music requests for the special day. She is able to supply harp samples on CD if requested. Costs may vary depending on which harp is requested, distance and if music needs to be ordered especially for the event.

Alternatively a duo may add another element to your day. If interested please ask about availability for a flute/harp duo.

She has completed a Masters in Harp performance at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama where she has already gained a BA(Hons) and Postgraduate Diploma in Performance.

Through her years at the R.S.A.M.D she has studied solo, chamber and orchestral repertoire under her tutor Karen Vaughan (co-principal of the LSO). She has played with all the RSAMD's orchestras throughout the six years, four years as principal harp, including tours around Britain and the RSNO Scottish Proms. She has been involved in master classes with distinguished harpists such as Kathleen Bride, Frances Kelly and Natalia Sheymeyeva.

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<p><em>"Thank you for playing at our wedding you have a very special talent and helped make our day perfect. Everyone at the Ceremony has commented on how fantastic you were."&nbsp;Claire and Mark Phillips</em></p> <p><em>"I just wanted to say thank you for making our special day absolutely magical. Your playing was the icing on the cake and I can't thank you enough for that. Our day was absolutely perfect - one we will never forget and we are so glad you were part of that. The atmosphere you created when you started playing is indescribable - just magical!"&nbsp;Mr. and Mrs Russell</em></p>

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