Megan Hilliard - Harpist

This Watford wedding harpist is available for weddings and functions in London, Hertfordshire and the surrounding counties and has been playing the harp since she was 6 years old. She started out, learning with Thelma Owen and doing all the grade examinations until she was eighteen years old. During this time she was also given a bursary to go towards six months of private lessons. Since then she has had two years of lessons with Sioned Williams, and the last three years with Gabriella Dall'Olio, while continuing her degree at Trinity College of Music. She has now graduated.

She has performed with many orchestra's, including orchestras within the college, Youth orchestras, and as second harp with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in an education project. She has played in masterclasses, given by esteemed harpists such as Skaila Kanga, David Watkins, Sioned Williams, Letizia Belmondo, Isabelle Perrin, and many others.

She also enjoys playing at weddings, private functions, hotels, and restaurants.

 

 

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Megan Hilliard - Harpist Repertoire

Classical

  • La Source – Hasselmans
  • Impromptu-Caprice – Pierne
  • Concerto in B-flat major – Handel
  • Fantasie in C minor – Spohr
  • Petit Suite – David Watkins
  • Fantasia on a favourite Irish melody – Bochsa
  • Tema con Variazioni – Handel
  • Sonata No. 4 – John Parry
  • Sonatina II – Dussek
  • Serenade Meloncolique – Hasselmans
  • Etude Melodique – Hasselmans
  • The Minstrels Adieu – John Thomas
  • Spanish Masters – Cabezon/Palero/Ribayaz
  • Sonata – Dussek
  • Feuillets d’Album – Renie
  • Etude No. 3 – Bach-Grandjany
  • Hiraeth – Grace Williams
  • Seven Sonatas – Naderman
  • Etude de Concert – Tournier
  • Variations on a Theme of Mozart – Glinka
  • Passacaille – Handel
  • Sonata No. 3 – John Parry
  • Clair de Lune – Debussy
  • Etude de Concert - Godefroid

Jazz and Pop

  • Ain’t misbehavin’ – Waller and Brooks
  • Body and Soul – John Green
  • It’s been a long, long time – Jule Styne
  • Send in the Clowns – Sondheim
  • Memory – Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Songbird – Eva Caasidy
  • Jazz Waltz – Barber
  • Pensive – Barber
  • Fields of Gold – Sting
  • Moon River – Mancini
  • All the Things You Are – Jerome Kern

Light Classical

  • Ave Maria – Bach and Gounod
  • Bridal March from Lohengrin – Wagner
  • Trumpet Voluntary – Purcell
  • Air – Bach
  • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel
  • Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring – Bach
  • Amazing Grace
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Wedding March
  • Canon - Pachebel
  • Larghetto(Largo) – Handel
  • Gavotte – Gluck
  • Minuet in G minor – Rousseau
  • Pavane – Wachs
  • Minuet in F – Mozart
  • Gavotte Gracieuse – Haydn
  • Minuet in G – Bach
  • Menuet D’Exaudet – Exaudet
  • Such Chiming, Melodious – Mozart
  • Dance of the Blessed Spirits – Gluck
  • Waltz – Schubert

Folk

  • My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
  • Danny Boy
  • Greensleeves
  • My Love is like a Red, Red Rose
  • Watching the Wheat – John Thomas
  • David of the White Rock
  • Myfanwy
  • Caernarfon’s Ships
  • Sosban Fach

Chamber Music

  • Introduction and Allegro – Ravel
  • Sonate – Debussy
  • The Swan – Saint-Saen
  • Dance of the Blessed Spirits – Gluck
  • Ave Maria – Gounod
  • Thais Meditation – Massenet
  • Cambria – John Thomas
  • On Wings of Song – Mendelssohn
  • Sonate – Donizetti
  • A Hymn to the Virgin – Rubbra
  • Lascia Ch’io Pianga – Handel
  • Sally Gardens – Britten
  • O Waly, Waly
  • Andante con Variazioni – Rossini
  • Ceremony of Carols - Britten

Megan Hilliard - Harpist Feedback

I found her very professional and everyone enjoyed her recital and would recommend her and also your company as you were both very professional - please pass on my thanks to the harpist as we enjoyed it very much

Mrs A Insogna, (August, 2012)

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