Caitlin Black - Harpist

Whatever the nature of your celebration, wedding, birthday or anniversary party, corporate promotion or entertainment this harpist will be an inspired choice to provide a perfect atmosphere of relaxed elegance.
This Cotswolds based harpist stands out from the crowd with the warmth and vitality of her natural artistry, wide experience, and selection of music which always suits the occasion. She has entertained notables from Frank Sinatra to the Prince of Wales, and has frequently played for British and foreign Royalty, including Prince Charles's recent 60th birthday celebrations.

From her home near Cheltenham, she covers the area from Bristol to Birmingham and the West Midlands, including Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and the Cotswolds. She also offers a flute and harp duo and a cello and harp duo.

She has been providing music for special occasions to the highest standard for over 20 years, and has entertained notables ranging from Frank Sinatra to the Prince of Wales.

She has played for events at all of the top London hotels, in stately venues such as St James's and Hampton Court Palaces, Sudeley and Highclere Castles, and many National Trust properties; at the Royal Academy, National Gallery and Natural History Museum; and for many high - level corporate and private events including numerous occasions when members of the Royal Family have been present.

She has performed on the high seas aboard the QEII, and for over ten years she was the Resident Harpist playing for afternoon tea at London's five-star Le Meridien Hotel in Piccadilly. She has also held residencies in New York City, as well as playing in many top venues there such as the Empire State Building and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Her experience also includes performing with major symphony, ballet and theatre orchestras in London, throughout the UK, and abroad, including recordings and broadcasts with such groups as the London Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Symphony at the Proms, the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and was part of the English National Opera's historic visit to the Glastonbury Festival.

Active as a teacher, she teaches harp at the Royal Academy of Music in London, the Birmingham Conservatoire, and has also taught at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Trinity College of Music and the Juilliard School.

Prior to settling in the UK, she concertised extensively in solo and chamber music concerts throughout her native USA and Canada, including Carnegie Recital Hall.

Solo engagements in this country have included presenting the premiere of Sean Davey's Concerto for Two Harps at the Belfast Festival and performing at numerous Festivals including Buxton, Bury St Edmunds, Chipping Camden and Cerne Abbas.

She earned a Master Of Music Degree from the Juilliard School in New York and her Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. She was a major prize-winner in the American Harp Society National Competition.
With a repertoire of background music ranging from favourite classics to the great standards of Gershwin, the Beatles and the West End Shows, she has delighted clients, not only with her natural artistry, but also with her choice of music which always suits the particular occasion.
This Harpist is available as part of a Harp and Flute Duo here.
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Caitlin Black - Harpist Repertoire

Popular & Romantic
  • A Day in the Life of a Fool
  • A Man and a Woman
  • All the Things You Are
  • All I Ask of You (Phantom of Opera)
  • Arthur's Theme
  • As Time Goes By
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Bewitched
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water
  • Bring Him Home (Les Miserables)
  • But Not for Me
  • Can You Read My Mind (Superman)
  • Can't help Lovin' Dat Man
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight?
  • Careless Whisper
  • Cavatina (The Deer Hunter)
  • Chariots of Fire
  • Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
  • Don’t Cry for Me Argentina
  • Edelweiss
  • Embraceable You
  • (Everything I Do) I Do It for You
  • Feelings
  • Fields of Gold
  • Have I Told You Lately
  • Hello
  • Here There and Everywhere
  • I Get a Kick Out of You
  • I Just Called to Say I Love You
  • I Will Always Love You
  • If
  • It Had To Be You
  • I've Got You Under My Skin
  • Killing Me Softly
  • La Vie en Rose
  • Lady in Red
  • Lara's Theme (Dr Zhivago)
  • Laura
  • Like Someone in Love
  • Long Ago and Far Away
  • Long and Winding Road
  • Love Changes Everything
  • Love Story
  • Love is Here to Stay
  • Love is a Many-Splendoured
  • Thing
  • Love Walked In
  • Lullaby of Birdland
  • Ma Cherie Amour
  • Maria (West Side Story)
  • Memory (Cats)
  • Michelle
  • Misty
  • Moon River
  • Morning Has Broken
  • Music of the Night (Phantom)
  • My Favourite Things
  • My Funny Valentine
  • New York, New York
  • Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
  • Over the Rainbow
  • People
  • People Will Say We're in Love
  • Phantom of the Opera (Theme)
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Rhapsody In Blue
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Romance d’Amor
  • Round Midnight
  • Satin Doll
  • Send in the Clowns
  • September Song
  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
  • Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
  • Someone to Watch Over Me
  • Sometimes When We Touch
  • Somewhere (West Side Story)
  • Somewhere Out There
  • Stardust
  • Stormy Weather
  • Strangers in the Night
  • Summertime
  • The Godfather
  • The Look of Love
  • The Man I Love
  • The Thorn Birds
  • The Way We Were
  • The Way You Look Tonight
  • Theme from Titanic
  • These Foolish Things
  • Through the Eyes of Love
  • Try to Remember
  • Unchained Melody
  • Unforgettable
  • Walking By Baby Back Home
  • What a Wonderful World
  • When You Wish Upon a Star
  • When You Say Nothing At All
  • Wind Beneath My Wings
  • You'll Never Walk Alone
  • Yesterday
  • Traditional Favourites
  • Amazing Grace
  • Danny Boy
  • David of the White Rock
  • Greensleeves
  • La Paloma
  • Last Rose of Summer
  • Myfanwy
  • Scarborough Fair
  • Skye Boat Song
  • The Ash Grove
  • Watching the Wheat


  • Rhapsodie on a theme of Paganini
  • Air on the G String (Bach)
  • Ave Maria (Schubert)
  • Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman (Offenbach)
  • Bridal Chorus (Wagner)
  • Canon (Pachelbel)
  • Clair de Lune (Debussy)
  • Concierto de Aranjuez
  • Emperor Waltz (Strauss)
  • First Arabesque (Debussy)
  • Flower Duet from Lakme (Delibes)
  • Four Seasons – Spring (Vivaldi)
  • Fur-Elise (Beethoven)
  • Habanera from Carmen (Bizet)
  • Harp Concerto in Bb (Handel)
  • Humoresque (Dvorak)
  • La Donna E Mobile (Verdi)
  • Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)
  • Musetta's Waltz from La Boheme (Puccini)
  • Nessun Dorma (Puccini)
  • O Mio Babbino Caro (Puccini)
  • Pachelbel Canon
  • Prince of Denmark's March (J Clarke)
  • Piano Concerto No 2 theme (Rachmaninov)
  • Rhapsody on Paganini Theme (Rachmaninov)
  • The Blue Danube Waltz (Strauss)
  • The Harmonious Blacksmith (Handel)
  • The Merry Widow Waltz (Lehar)
  • Traumerei (Schumann)
  • Trumpet Tune (Purcell)
  • Vilia from The Merry Widow (Lehar)
  • Water Music (Handel)
  • Wedding March (Mendelssohn)


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