Spring & Summer COVID-19 Update

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Wow, so the world has really changed since myself and Ron got back from New Zealand at the start of the month. We’re currently unable to gig or rehearse together, but this is for the best as we’re doing our part to protect the NHS, and our friends, family and loved ones, here in Scotland.   It’s sadly meant BIG …

HARP at HOME online workshops

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I’m super excited to announce the launch of HARP AT HOME – my NEW 8-week series of online harp workshops where I’ll teach you some of my favourite tunes. – Videos will “go live” every Monday at 7pm (UK time), starting Monday the 27th of April and will remain online so you can view at your leisure. – All videos …

MERCI LORIENT!! 👏

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Ah 33 and a half hours at Festival Interceltique de Lorient… words cannot describe how much I love this festival, and with it being my 5th time there (I’ve been as a punter as well as a performer!) I was SO excited to finally take Ron there. We only had 33 and half hours there, but boy oh boy did …

more reviews for SPARKS!!

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“an exquisite mix of style and musicality that is well paced and balanced virtuosity with reflection” , “Brilliantly simpatico duo… exhilarating adrenalin… ecstatic emotion”, “one of the UK’s finest performers and educators of the lever harp” Ahhhh, we’re super chuffed with these new reviews for our new album SPARKS, from Fatea, fROOTS and the Musician Magazine! Head over to the …

Free Harp Sheetmusic Arrangement!

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Here you go folks, as promised on my Facebook page, a tune to celebrate the fact I’ve had to pay lots of £’s to get Mostly Scottish Harp vol. 2 and Claasagh vol. 1 reprinted, so here it is! I’ve actually cheated a bit and given you one from my first book, Mostly Scottish Harp vol. 1 just because, well, …

Shetland Tour Day 2

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I’m currently spending a week touring the Shetland islands bringing my harp, tunes and stories in live performances to patients, residents, children and staff at 10 different care settings across the islands. The trip is being organised by the fantastic organisation Music in Hospitals Scotland and has been made possible thanks to Total E&P UK Limited. I’ve had a lovely …