Melissa – London Harpist

Harpist for Corporate Events, Recitals and Parties
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Melissa is professional harpist based in London. She has performed at a variety of events including weddings, afternoon tea music for hotels, corporate events and parties. Her wide repertoire will enable her to fit into any type of function.

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Some other ensemble combinations she can offer are harp duet, harp & violin and harp & flute. Melissa’s musical style includes Classical music, romantic and contemporary.

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Client Comments
Your service has been very valuable to The Queen’s Nursing Institute’s awards ceremonies over the years. Our guests, staff and trustees have always enjoyed your music and I think that it has really helped us create a great ambiance for our guests to enjoy. You have provided us with an excellent service with a flexible approach, accommodating our every request with a pleasant smile. I would not hesitate to recommend your service to friends, family and colleagues.”
Farida, The Queen’s Nursing Institute

A big thank you from me for the excellence of your playing last night. It was thoroughly enjoyable and successful
Chris, conducting Handel’s ‘Harp Concerto in Bb Major’

Thanks for your performance last night, which was greatly enjoyed by all our guests. You choice of music completely complemented our event theme and added an extra dimension to the evening which made it much more memorable.
Teresa, Assistant School Manager

Dear Melissa,
I hope you are ok. Thank you again for support on our wedding day. You are a wonderful harpist and your music has greatly contributed to making our ceremony truly magical.
We wish you all the best,
Pierre & Gemma

Dear Melissa,
I just wanted to say a massive thank you for your services at our wedding. You looked lovely in the green dress and all the guests were so amazed that you had Bollywood on your repertoire. Everyone said your music was truly music of the God’s! It was a pleasure to have you at our wedding and I would definitely recommend you to my friends, colleagues and family.”
Thank you again and all the best!
Abs Begal

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Clients
Coutts
Foundling Museum
Four Seasons Hotel
Grosvenor House
Hedsor House
Hilton Park Lane
Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
Institute of Directors
Kensington Palace
King’s Place
Lincoln’s Inn Fields
Mandarin Oriental
RIBA
Royal Courts of Justice
Saatchi Gallery
Sofitel St. James’
St. James’s Palace
St. Stephen’s Church, Kensington
Syon House
The Banqueting House
The Dorchester
The Landmark
The National Gallery
The Queen’s Coronation Festival, Buckingham Palace
The Royal Academy of Arts
The Royal Horseguards Parade
The Victoria & Albert Museum
Trinity House
Winchester Cathedral

Repertoire List
Britten- ‘Interlude’ from A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
Büsser – Piece de Concert, Op. 3
Cabezon – Pavane and Variations
Gliere – Impromptu for Harp
Godefroid – Etude de Concert
– Romance Without Words
Glinka – Nocturne
Grandjany – Fantaisie sur un thème de J. Haydn, Op. 31
Guridi – Viejo Zortico
Handel – Prelude and Toccata (transcribed by M. Grandjany)
Hasselmans – La Source
Mayuzumi – Rokudan
Meyer – Sonata in G
Natra – Sonatina for Harp
Piern é – Impromptu – Caprice, Op. 9
Rota – Sarabande e Toccata
Saint-Saëns – Fantaisie pour harpe, Op. 95
Spohr – Fantasia for Harp, Op. 35
Susann Macdonald / Linda Wood – Two Guitars
Tournier – Au matin (Etude de Concert)
Unknown – Variations on a theme by Mozart
Watkins – Petit Suite
Zabel – Marguerite Douloureuse au Rouet

Popular Classical
J. S. Bach tr. – Movements from the Violin Sonatas and Partitas
Grandjany
J. S. Bach – Air on the G string
– Arioso
– Prelude in C
Delibes – Flower Duet from ‘Lackme’
Gluck – Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Handel – Water Music
Lully – Dance from ‘Alceste’
Massenet – Meditation from ‘Thais’
Mozart – Minuet in G
Saint-Saëns – The Swan
Scarlatti – Sonata in E major, K. 380 Andante commodo
– Sonata in G minor, K. 234 Andante
– Arrangements of Swan Lake,
Tchaikovsky – Sleeping Beauty and The Nutrcracker

Lighter Music
Fain – The Way You Look Tonight
– Secret Love
Gummoe – Rhythm of the Rain
Kaempfert – Spanish Eyes
Louiguy – La Vie en Rose
Mancini – Days of Wine and Roses
Mercer – Dream
Romberg – Lover Come Back to Me

Jazz Selection
Brubeck – Take Five
Chertok – Around the Clock Suite
Gershwin – Embraceable you
– Summertime
– Somebody Loves Me
MeRodgers – Blue Moon

Bollywood
Chhukar Mere Manko From ‘Yarana’
Hai Apna Dil From ‘Solva Saal’
Jeena Yahan From ‘Mere Naam Joker’
Kal Ho Naa Ho
Kuch Kuch Hotha Hai
Pehla Nasha From ‘Jo Jeeta Wohl Sikander’
Piju Bole From ‘Parineeta’
Pyar Deewana Hota Hai From ‘Kati Patang’
Tu Je Deka To Ye Jaana Sanam From ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’

Themes from Films
Cavatina from ‘The Deer Hunter’
Moon River from ‘Breakfast at Tiffanys’
My Heart will go on from ‘Titanic’
Over the Rainbow from ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Ensemble Combinations
Harp and Flute
Harp and Violin

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