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Harpists for Hire - Professional

Sally Beaumont

BMus (Honours); AMusA (Distinction)

www.sallybeaumont.com.au

Brisbane Harpist Sally Beaumont provides harp music for all occasions.  Sally has performed at over 170 venues throughout South-East Queensland for events such as weddings, corporate functions, birthdays, proposals, as well as for private functions for the Governor and Government House.  While Sally can play traditional classical and Irish harp music, she is known for her arrangements of popular songs by artists such as Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran, Bryan Adams, Cold Play, and even a little Metallica!  With over 4 hours of repertoire, there is sure to be something to suit everyone.

Margaret Curtis

TmusA

margaret@classicalmusician.com.au

0425 274 903

www.classicalmusician.com.au

I am passionate about playing the harp – particularly when the delightful sounds of a classical harp at your special event create the atmosphere you are looking for. Harp music is a wonderful addition to all types of functions including wedding ceremonies, receptions, corporate functions, cocktail parties and other special occasions. Let me help make your special occasion even more memorable!

 

Kim Kirkman

Bachelor of Music - BMus, Post Graduate Diploma of Music - Post Grad Dip, Master of Learning Management – MLM

kimkirkman73@hotmail.com
0431 560 929

www.experiencealift.com/hinterland-harps

Kim Kirkman presents a piece of heaven on the Sunshine Coast hinterland with the beautifully evocative sound of the harp. Kim has worked as a professional musician for over twenty years, playing the harp, viola and singing. He has several degrees in music and has worked at a number of Conservatoriums around the world. Kim plays a Tim Guster 39 string harp from South Australia. This beautiful gut-strung, fully levered instrument is made of Australian Blackwood. The harp can be amplified through a speaker to enhance the sound for larger weddings.

Tijana Kozarcic

BMus (Faculty of Music Art Belgrade)
MMus (Faculty of Music Art Belgrade)
MMus (Qld Conservatorium, Griffith University)

ticaharp@gmail.com
0423 085 286

www.tijanakozarcic.com

Tijana is a professional Harpist with extensive training in Serbia and Australia and with vast amounts of international experience as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Tijana is available to perform at various events and occasions throughout Brisbane and Queensland. Whilst Tijana is a classically trained musician, her repertoire includes music from various other genres including pop and contemporary, jazz, latin and folk music. She is also able to play any pieces specifically requested.

Sharon Matheson

A.Mus.A (Piano). B. Mus. Ed. (Qld Conservatorium of Music)

sharonangelique62@gmail.com

Sharon Matheson is a professional harpist, both on Pedal and Lever harps, who has vast experience in orchestral and chamber music. She has also performed at numerous weddings, functions and special events. Sharon is in the Angelique Duo (Flute and Harp) which can be expanded to a trio or quartet. Virtually any style of music can be played by her, as a soloist, as well as by her ensembles. Performance regions include Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Toowoomba. Other areas may also be possible.

Janice Preece

BMus, LTCL

info@brisbaneharpist.com.au

www.brisbaneharpist.com.au

Janice Preece is available for all elegant occasions and weddings in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba. Janice is a very experienced performer and an ABC Classics signed artist. She performs on a beautiful full size concert harp.

Lucy Reeves

Bachelor of Music (Honours), Master of Music Studies: B.Mus(Hons), M.Mus.St

Lucy@LucyReeves.com.au
0403 835 560

www.lucyreeves.com.au

Lucy has been playing the harp for over 30 years and enjoys a fascinating and varied life performing in concert halls around Australia as guest principal harpist for the major Symphony, Opera, Ballet and Chamber Orchestras. Lucy is happy to provide beautiful music for your wedding or special occasion. In the UK, she has performed on numerous occasions for HRH Princess Anne, in addition to regular dates at Harrods and the Mayfair and Park Lane Hotels in London.

Bart Seaton

B.Mus Hons (Class 1), BD Hons

harptidings@gmail.com
0479 192 935

www.harptidings.com

Harpist Bart Seaton trained in Australia's leading harp class under Sebastien Lipman (former Solo harpist with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under the legendary Herbert von Karajan) at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. Bart received the Alva Memorial Award as the Conservatorium student with the best overall results in the third year of the Bachelor of Music as well as the highest result in Harp Pedagogy, after which he was recommended to begin teaching harp. Bart went on to complete his degree with First Class Honours (2015). A former chorister and soloist at St Paul's Cathedral Choir, London, Bart learnt from an early age the discipline of listening and performing daily within a world class ensemble. Settled in Brisbane, Bart is in high demand as a teacher and performer, nurturing students to success in their performance exams in both harp and piano and creating masterclass opportunities for them. Bart has performed successively as harp soloist in the Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto and in sell-out performances of shows including Les Miserables, Wizard of Oz, Anastasia, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Jekyll and Hyde, and Love Never Dies. 

Cindy Shih

BMus (Harp Performance)

0421 063 767

harpistcindy@gmail.com

www.harpistcindy.com


Brisbane based harpist Cindy is a professional musician with extensive experience in musical performance.  Cindy has performed at numerous weddings and functions throughout South-East Queensland and the North Eastern Coast of NSW.  She has performed for many prestigious events such as the Governor of Queensland's private functions at Government House, The Brisbane Luncheon for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Duke of Edinburgh Australia Awards Dinner, QLD Art Gallery event, Myer Centre Christmas Event, Hamilton Island event among others.  Cindy's large repertoire includes the most popular wedding music, light classical music, wedding pop songs and Celtic music.

Siobhan

LTCL , ATCL AMus A, advanced performance certificates in harp

siobhanharpist@optusnet.com.au
07 3389 9422;  0411 028 186

Siobhan has been playing harp at weddings and receptions , funerals, corporate events and private functions for several years - She plays a mixture of styles : classical, popular, some jazz, traditional ethnic /celtic, medieval and religious music.


Rowena Thomas & Graham Langdon

BEdst DipEd (UQ)

rowthms1@gmail.com

0408 488 676

Harp Duo, located in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Classically trained, many years experience in music education and performance. Available for wide range of private functions.

Amateur Harpists

John Connolly

johnpatrickconnolly22@gmail.com

Available for orchestral opportunities and for hire of concert grand harp.

Kathryn Forster

kathrynforster@optusnet.com.au

0427 525 748

I provide Harp and voice to add a calming and uplifting atmosphere to any special occasion or event. My music is influenced by Celtic, relaxation, world, pop music and Sacred music. I play and sing from the Celtic Tradition as well as my own compositions and have an extensive repertoire of sacred vocal music. The soothing sounds of the harp provide a perfect backdrop to any event be it Wedding Ceremony, Reception, Christening/Naming Ceremony, Funeral, birthdays or Corporate Event. Voice can be added to the harp to sing the songs of your choice that express and celebrate the feelings of the moment.

Arissa Geissler

hans-yukiko@powerup.com.au


I am a high school student and have over 5 years' experience studying and playing the harp. I have been performing as a solo performer, played in duets and also as part of strings ensembles. I have performed at many occasions including school events, charity concerts, weddings and eisteddfods. I won 1st prizes at eisteddfods and competitions several times in the last few years.

Jahan Hassall

andrew.12@bigpond.com

0417 592 206

Jahan is aged 15. He enjoys playing solo harp at events, aged care centres and as a member of the HSQ Harp Ensemble.  Several years experience.  All events considered.

Rebecca McConnell

rebecca@visionharps.com
0438 692 189

www.visionharps.com

Rebecca is a unique harp performer who fuses her specialty entertainment background with her musical skills on Harp. Classical, folk and popular music arrangements perfect for special events, festivals and venues. She also offers the option of beautiful costumes to suit themed events.

HSQ Harp Ensemble

Contact: Tijana Kozarcic

ticaharp@gmail.com

0423 085 286


An ensemble of 4 to 8 lever harpists available for hire for functions or events. May be suitable for charitable or fundraising events.  

Disclaimer:  The above list of harp performers has been made available for information purposes only.  Performers have self-nominated their category as either professional or amateur.  No claim is made as to the accuracy or authenticity of the contents.  The Harp Society of Queensland Incorporated (HSQ) accepts no liability for the information or advice provided (nor the use of such information or advice), or incorporated into it by reference.  Information is provided for convenience only and does not mean HSQ endorses the content or people described.