Katherine Heart - Harpist

This young and vibrant harpist has 10 years performance experience. She received her training from sought after teachers such as Luisa-Maria Cordell, Anna Wynne and Daphne Boden, professor of Harp at the Royal College of Music, London.

She obtained her BA (Hons) Music degree from Southampton University, majoring in performance.

Throughout her musical career she has performed across England in venues including The Royal Albert Hall and The Barbican as the Principle Player of the International Harp Ensemble and as a solo performer, winning competitions for her “musicality” and overall stage presence. She has also toured Europe performing in France, Belgium and Portugal.
She has also played with a number of orchestras across the South of England, including resident 1st Harp for the Southampton University Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with several classical and pop groups.
Her elegant presentation and versatile repertoire can accompany any function, from grand mayoral dinners to intimate art exhibitions. She provides a tailored service and a wide selection of music to accompany every wedding, whether in be during the ceremony, drinks reception or wedding breakfast.
She plays a stunning Canterbury harp, hand crafted in England by Pilgrim Harps and noted for its unique rich and full sound.


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Wedding Ceremony Music Suggestions

Entrance of the Bride:

  • Canon in D by Pachelbel
  • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by Handel
  • Variations on a theme of Mozart by Glinka

Signing of the Register:

  • Mio Bambino Caro by Puccini
  • Canon in D Major by Pachelbel
  • Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini by Rachmaninov
  • Cavantina by John Williams (from the film 'Deer Hunter')
  • Morning by Greig
  • Clair de Lune by Debussy

Exit of the Bride & Guests:

  • Hornpipe from Water Music by Handel
  • Trumpet Voluntary by Purcell
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring by Bach (religious ceremonies)

Katherine Heart - Harpist Feedback

Thank you so much for all your wonderful support and for giving so many of our visitors so much pleasure.

, Royal Garden Society

It was just so special to have you play for us and so many people commented on how lovely it was to listen to the harp. It really brought the room alive.

, Richmond

We were absolutely thrilled with the delightful music that you provided from such a wide repertoire. So many very complimentary remarks were made to us about your expertise and the sense of pleasure aroused by your music.

, Cranleigh, Surrey

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