Layla Foxton - Harpist

This Yorkshire wedding harpist has studied harp since she was six years old, beginning with the Celtic harp, graduating to the concert harp and passing Grade 8 Pedal Harp with a distinction at the age of eighteen. Since then she has gained an honours degree in music with harp performance at the University of Leeds.
Her orchestral playing has taken her to Italy, Wales and Germany.

She was selected to represent England in the prestigious New Sounds Concert at the Edinburgh International Harp Festival of the millennium and has played on the BBC's Songs Of Praise. She is highly experienced at playing at both church and civic weddings, evening receptions, and society functions. She has a reputation in the best hotels of Yorkshire for her professionalism, reliability and musicality.

Her repertoire is very eclectic playing classical harp music but also Celtic and traditional, popular and show tunes, film themes and jazz. She also enjoys playing her own compositions and arrangements.


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Layla Foxton - Harpist Repertoire


  • Handel - Theme & Variations
  • Pachelbel - Canon
  • Beethoven - Ode to Joy
  • H Purcell - Trumpet Voluntary
  • Handel - Air from "Water Music"
  • Mendelssohn - Wedding March
  • Wagner - Bridal Chorus


  • Phantom of the Opera - Angel Of Music
  • Les Miserables - Bring Him Home
  • Cats - Memory
  • Les Miserables - Castle On A Cloud
  • Abba - Dancing Queen
  • Evita - Don't Cry For Me Argentina


  • Pierne G - Impromptu Caprice Op.9
  • Pleasance Nights
  • Not My Fault
  • Looking Forwards


  • I Will Always Love You
  • The Wind Beneath My Wings
  • A Time For Us
  • The Rose
  • My Heart Will Go On

Folk / Early

  • Danny Boy
  • Lament for a Blind Harpist
  • Love Lie Near Me
  • Greensleeves
  • Flowers of Edinburgh


  • Fly Me To The Moon
  • Gershwin - American in Paris / Rhapsody in Blue
  • Pearl Chertok - Round The Clock Suite
  • Cattin' Around
  • Tickled Pink

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