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Sharron Griffiths

Music

Overview

  • Solo harpist
  • Vast repertoire from classical to pop to folk
  • Optional flute and/or violin available

Location

Based in Glasgow but will travel all over Scotland

Standard Set Times

  • 1-4 hours with breaks

About this Act

Sharron has almost 20 years experience as a function and wedding harpist and is the recommended by many popular wedding venues. For many years, she held posts as harpist in residence at the Landmark Hotel, Trafalgar Hilton and the London Wetlands Centre and performed at events and weddings at many prestigious and diverse venues including the Hilton Park Lane, Waldorf Hotel, Harrods, Victoria & Albert Museum, Madam Tussauds, The Tower of London, Hampton Court, at the top of the BT Tower, under a tree full of peacocks and in the reptile house at London Zoo! Since re-locating to Scotland five years ago, she has played at numerous venues around the Country including Gleneagles, the Scottish Parliament, The Balmoral Hotel, House of an Art Lover, Cameron House, Loch Lomond Golf Club, One Devonshire Gardens, Doune Castle, Airth Castle, Culzean Castle and Marr Hall.

Sharron boasts a vast musical repertoire spanning from Classical music, Folk music, Musicals, TV, Film, Bollywood, Classic & jazz songs to recent pop songs. She is more than happy to welcome any musical requests, where possible, that are not on her list and is also available to play as a duo with a flautist, violinist or vocalist.

Sharron Started playing the harp at the age of 10 in her native country Wales, she continued on to study the harp at the Royal Northern College of Music and Trinity College of music. Since her study, Sharron has been in great demand as an orchestral, solo and chamber musician, playing regularly with many leading UK Orchestras, including the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Opera, Scottish Ensemble and Royal Northern Sinfonia. Sharron has also worked with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Ballet Orchestra, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, held several posts in West End & touring Musicals and played for many famous artists such as Pavarotti, Sir Simon Rattle, Katherine Jenkins, Russel Watson, Lesley Garret and Evelyn Glennie at prestigious concert halls all over the World, including the Royal Albert Hall and the Usher Hall, toured as far afield as Los Angeles & Japan and often plays for radio broadcasts and session recordings, including film sessions at the famous Abbey Road studio’s.

Sharron is also in great demand as a teacher, currently lecturer in pedal harp at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and at Hutchesons’ Grammar School.

Set List

NON-RELIGIOUS WEDDING CEREMONY MUSIC:
Wedding march - Mendelssohn
Bridal march [Here comes the Bride] - Wagner
Water music suite - Handel
Air on a G string - J.S Bach
Two Trumpet tunes & air - Purcell
Prelude in C - J.S Bach
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Handel
Prelude in C minor - J.S Bach
Largo from concerto in D minor - Vivaldi
Canon in D - Pachelbel
Trumpet Voluntary - Clark
Arioso - J.S Bach
Finale from Royal Fireworks - Handel

RELIGIOUS WEDDING CEREMONY MUSIC:
Alleluia - Mozart
Ave verum corpus - Mozart
Ave Maria - Schubert
Ave Maria - Bach / Gounod
St Anthony Chorale - Haydn
Ode to Joy - Beethoven
Jesu, joy - J.S Bach
Panis Angelicus - Frank
Pie Jesu - Faure
Zadok the Priest - Handel
Largo from Xeres - Handel
Sheep may safely graze - J.S Bach
Where`er you walk - Handel
Voluntary in G - Stanley

POP SONGS:

A groovey kind of love: Phil Collins
A million love songs: Gary Barlow
A thousand years Christina Perri
A woman’s work: Kate Bush
Amazed: Lonestar
Beautiful: Christina Agueleria
Better together: Jack Johnson
Can’t get you out of my head: Kylie
Chasing Cars: Snow Patrol
Comfortably numb: Pink Floyd
Desperado: The Eagles
Don’t speak: Garbage
Don’t stop believing: the Journey
Everybody hurts: REM
Every breath you take: The Police
Fallin’: Alecia Keys
Fields of gold: Sting
Free: Twin Atlantic
Halo: Beyonce
Hallelujah: Lenard Cohen
Heaven: Bryan Adams
Hero: Enruique Ingleasias
Hoppipolla: Siigur Ros
How you remind me: Nickleback
I believe I can fly: R Kelly
I don’t like Mondays: The Boomtown Rats
If your not the one: Daniel Bedingfield
If tomorrow never comes: Ronan Keating
Ironic: Alanis Morisette
I shot the sheriff: Bob Marley
I would do anything for love: Meatloaf
Kiss from a rose: Seal
Marry you: Bruno Mars
My immortal: Evenesence
Never had a dream come true: S Club 7
Lady in red: Chris de Burgh
Perfect day: Lou Reed
Promise me: Beverly Craven
Romeo & Juliet: Dire Straits
She will be loved: Maroon 5
She: Elivs Costello
SIx degrees of seperation: The Script
Songbird: Cassidy
Sonnett: The Verve
Smells like teen spirit: Nirvana
Stairway to heaven: Led Zeppelin
Stay another day: East 17
Streets of Philadelphia: Bruce Springsteen
Tender: Blur
The Climb: Miley Cyrus
The closest thing to crazy: Katie Meluah
The rose: Bette Midler
Time to say goodbye: Andrea Boccelli
This year’s love: David Gray
Watermark: Enya
When you say nothing at all: Ronan Keating
Wherever you will go: The Calling
Why: Annie Lennox
Wicked Game: Chris Issack
You are not alone: Michael Jackson
Your Beautiful: James Blunt

Adele:
Someone like you
Make me feel your love
Chasing Pavements

Aerosmith:
Crazy
I don’t want to miss a thing

Ben Folds:
Zak and Sarah
Annie waits
The luckiest

Bette Midler:
From a distance
The rose

Bon Jovi:
Always
I’ll be there for you

Bob Dylan:
Hard rain’s gonna fall
Shelter from the storm
Tangled in Blue
When I paint a masterpiece
Like a rollin’ stone

Bryan Adams
Heaven
Have you ever really love a woman

Celine Dion
Falling into you
Because you loved me
My heart will go on

Coldplay:
Trouble
Fix you
In my place
Clocks
Yellow
Gravity
Paradise

David Bowie:
Starman
Life on Mars

Dido:
Life for rent
White flag
Elton John:
Your song
Candle in the wind

The Doors
Light my fire
Riders on the storm

Ed Sheeran
Lego house
A team
U.N.I

Elton John:
Your song
Candle in the wind

Eric Clapton:
Tears in heaven
Wonderful tonight

Einaudi:
Andare
Divenire
I giorni
Le Onde
Nefeli
Primavera

Florence & the machine:
Dog days
You got the love
Shake it out
Never let me go
Spectrum

Guns & Roses
Knocking on heavens door
Sweet child of mine

Jamie Cullum:
Everlasting love
What a difference a day made

Jason Mraz:
I’m yours
I won’t give up

Josh Groban:
The prayer
Broken Vow
Canto Alla vite
Believe
When you say you love me
To where you are
My confession

Lady Gaga
Born this way
Paparazzi
Poker face
Telephone

Lana Del Ray
Blue jeans
Carmen
Dark Paradise
Summertime sadness
Video Games

Lionel Richie:
Three times a lady
Say you, say me
Endless love
Hello
Easy
Lady

Madonna:
Crazy for you
Live to tell
Frozen

Metallicca:
The unforgiven
Nothing else matters
Fade to black

Mariah Carey:
Hero
All by myself

Nirvana
All apologies
Heart shaped box
In bloom
Smells like teen spirit

Nora Jones:
Don’t know why
Come away with me
Sunrise
Oasis
Let there be love
Wonderwall

Olly Murs
Army of two
Troublemaker

One direction
Back for you
Irresistable
I wish
Kiss you
Live while we are young
Over again
Summer love
What makes you beautiful

Queen:
Somebody to love
Who wants to live forever
We are the champions

Robbie Williams:
Angels
She’s the one

Radiohead:
Creep
Everything in its right place
Exit music
Fake plastic trees
High & dry
Karma police
No surprises
Street spirit

Red Hot Chilli Peppers:
By the way
Californication

Savage garden:
Truly madly deeply
I knew I loved you
Shaniah Twain:
You’re still the one
From this moment on
Falling into you

Stevie Wonder:
If it’s magic
I just called to say I love you
Lately
Happy birthday
Isn’t she lovely

Take That
Rule the World
Greatest Day
Could it be magic

The smashing pumpkins
Blank page
Bullet with butterfly
Mellon Colie & infinite sadness

Take That
Rule the World
Greatest Day

Tracy Chapman
Baby can I hold you
Fast Car

Westlife:
You raise me up
Flying without wings

Whitney Houston:
I will always love you
Tonight I celebrate my love

Tom Waits:
Alice
Annie’s back in town
Burma shave
Blue valentines
Broken bicycles
Foreign affair
Ghosts of Saturday Night
I hope I don’t fall in love with you
I never talk to stranger
I wish I was in New Orleans
Jersey girl
Kentucky Ave
Martha
Misty morning Albert bridge
Old boyfriends
Ol’ 55
On the nickel
Red shoes by the drugstore
Ruby’s arms
San Diego serenade
Shiver me timbers
“Til the money runs out
Tom Traubert’s blues
This one’s from the heart
The heart of Saturday night

The Pogues:
A pair of brown eyes
A rainy night in Soho
Dirty old town
Fairytale of New York
Fiesta
Misty morning Albert Bridge
Rain Street
Sally Maclennane
Streams of whisky
The body of an American
The broad Majestic Shannon
The Irish Rover
Thousands are sailing

U2:
I still haven’t found
New Years Day
Sometimes you can’t make it on your own
The sweetest thing
With or without you

CLASSIC & JAZZ SONGS:

Aint misbehvain’
Alfe
A nightingale sang in Berkley Square
Air that I breathe
And I love you so
Annie's song
As time goes by
A whiter shade of pale
Beyond the sea
Bewitched
Bidin` my time
Blue moon
Bridge over troubled water
But not for me
California dreamin’
Can't help lovin` dat man
Close to you
Coming around again
Crying
Crazy
Cry me a river
Days of wine & roses
Dream
Dream a little dream of me
Don’t worry be happy
Don't get around much anymore
Embraceable you
Evergreen
Ev`ry time we say goodbye
Everybody Love’s somebody
Every breath you take
Fascinating rhythm
Feelings
Ferry cross the Mersey
Fools rush in
Fly me to the moon
Georgia on my mind
Get here
Green green, grass of home
Happy together
Hotel California
He ain’t heavy, he’s my Brother
How deep is your love
I can see clearly now
If
I get a kick out of you
I left my heart in San Francisco
I’ll be seeing you
I only have eyes for you
It’s alright with me
I've got you under my skin
Killing me softly
La vie en rose
Let there be love
Love story
Lover come back to me
Lover Man
Love is a many splendoured thing
Love is here to stay
Lullaby of birdland
Many rivers to cross
Misty
Moonlight serenade
My funny valentine
My heart belongs to me
My way
Night & day
Over the rainbow
People
Raining in my heart
Scarborough Fair
Satin doll
Secret Love
Smoke gets in your eyes
Smile
Softly, as in a morning sunrise
Softly as I leave you
Somebody loves me
So in Love
Sounds of silence
Stand by me
Strangers in the night
Starry, starry night
Summertime
Take my breath away
Tell him
The first time ever I saw your face
The Lady sings the blues
The look of love
The man I love
The power of love
The way we were
The way you look tonight
The wind beneath my wings
True Love
Unchained melody
Unforgettable
Until its time for you to go
Up on a roof
We've only just begun
What a wonderful world
What is this thing called love
We have all the time in the world
When a man loves a woman
When I fall in love
What the World needs now is love
You are so beautiful
You don’t bring me flowers
You don’t have to say you love me
You do something to me
You Light up my life
You needed me

Van Morrison:
Brown eyed girl
Have I told you lately
The first cut is the deepest
Try a little tenderness

Elvis:
Can’t help falling in love
Always on my mind
Love me Tender
Lonesome tonight
I just can’t stop believing

John Lennon:
Woman
Imagine

The Beatles
Across the world
All you need is love
And I love her
All my loving
All together now
Because
Can’t buy me love
Eight days a week
Eleanor Rigby
Get back
Good night
Golden slumber
Fool on the hill
For no-one
Here, there & everywhere
Here comes the sun
Hey Jude
If I fell
In my life
I’ll follow the sun
I should have known better
I’m just happy to dance with you
I’m looking through you
I will
I’ve just seen a face
Let it be
Long &winding road
Lucy in the sky with diamonds
Michelle
Mother nature’s sin
Norwegian woods
Nowhere man
Obladioblada
Paperback writer
Penny lane
She’s leaving home
Thank you girl
I wanna hold your hand

TV & FILM MUSIC:

Tara's theme - Gone with the wind
Somewhere out there - An American tale
Bright eyes - Watership Down
She's like the wind - Dirty Dancing
Love Theme[kissing you] - Romeo and Juliet
Cavatina - The Deerhunter
Up where we belong - Officer & a Gentleman
Lara’s Theme - Doctor Zhivago
Can you feel the love tonight - The Lion King
It had to be you - When Harry met Sally
My heart will go on - Titanic
Speak softly love - The Godfather
Everything I do, I do for you - Robin Hood
She - Notting hill
Out of reach - Gabrielle/ Bridget Jones Diary
Going Home - Local hero
Theme from Jurrasic park
Love is all around - Four weddings & a funeral
All by myself - Bridget Jones Diary
Moon River - Breakfast at Tiffany's
Breakfast at Tiffany's - Breakfast at Tiffany's
Come what may - Moulin Rouge
One day I’ll fly away - Moulin Rouge
Glasgow love theme - Love actually
Theme from Braveheart

DISNEY & CHILDREN'S MUSIC:

Beauty & the beast
A whole new world
Whistle while you work I
’ve got no strings
Little April shower
When you wish upon a star
Zip-a-dee-doo-dah
Bibbidi-bobbidi-boo
You can fly
He’s a tramp
Chim chim cher-ee
Let’s go fly a kite
You can fly, you can fly
Winnie the pohh
Under the sea
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocius
The bare nescessities
Ev’ry body wants to be a cat
The age of not believing
Part of your world
Be my guest
Siamese cat song

MUSICALS:

A little night music - Send in the Clown
Annie - Tomorrow
Chess - I know him so well
Singing in the Rain - Singing in the rain
Fidler on the roof - Sunrise, Sunset
Blood Brothers - Tell me it’s not true

Les Miserables:
I dreamed a dream
On my own
Drink with me
A heart full of love
Bui doi
Bring him home
Castle on a cloud
The last night of the world

My Fair Lady:
On the street where you live
Get me to the church on time

Oliver:
As long as he needs me
Where is love?
I’d do anything

Mack & Mabel:
I promise you a happy ending
I wont send roses

West Side Story
One hand, one heart
Maria
Somewhere

Andrew Lloyd Webber Selection

Aspects of love - Love changes everything
Cats - Memory
Jesus Christ Superstar - I don’t know how to love him
Requiem - Pie Jesu

Joseph:
Close every door
Any dream will do

Evita:
You must love me
Don’t cry for me Argentina

Phantom of the opera:
The music of the night
All I ask of you
Think of me

Whistle down the wind:
No matter what
Whistle down the wind

Song & Dance:
Unexpected song
Tell me on a sunday

Rodgers & Hammerstein Selection

South Pacific:
Younger than springtime
A wonderful Guy
Some enchanted eve

The King & I
Hello, young lovers
Shall we dance?
Getting to know you

The Sound of music:
Climb ev`ry mountain
Edelweiss
My favourite things

Carousel:
If I loved you
You'll never walk alone

CLASSICAL MUSIC:

Adagio - Albinoni
Air from Rinaldo - Handel
Barcarolle - Offenbach
Adagio ,concerto de aranjuez - Rodrigo
Liebestraum no. 3 - Liszt
Love unspoken - Lehar
Morning - Grieg
Meditation from Thais - Massanet
Nocturne - Borodin
Plasir d`amour - Martini
To a wild rose - MacDowell
Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni
Nocturne - Borodin
Theme New World Symphony - Dvorak
Spanish Romance - Traditioanl
Dance of the blessed spirits - Gluck

Beethoven
Pathetique sonata
Fur Elise
Moonlight sonata

Bizet
Entr’acte
Toreador’s song

Chopin
Tristesse study
Fantasie impromptu
Prelude in A &C minor

Claude Debussy
First arabesque
Clair de lune
La fille aux chevaux de lin

Delibes
Flower Duet
Waltz from Coppelia

Elgar
Nimrod
Chanson de matin
Land of hope and glory

Faure
Sicillienne
Berceuse
Pavane
Pie Jesu
Cantique de Jean Racine

Mendelssohn
On wings of song
For the wings of a dove

Mozart
Magic flute [theme]
Clarinet concerto
Cradle song

Puccini
Musetta`s song
O my beloved father
Nessum Dorma
On with the Motley
Che Gelida
One fine day

Saint Saens
The swan
Softly awakes my heart

Satie
Gymnopedie’s
Gnosiennes

Schubert
Cradle song
Lullaby
Theme from the octet

Verdi
La Donna e mobile
Chorus of the Hebrew slaves

Vivaldi
Autumn
Spring [from The Four Seasons]

SCOTTISH MUSIC:
Bonnie bell
Bonnie Dundee
The Blue bells of Scotland
The Birks of Aberfeldy
The boatie row
Bonnie wee thing
Braw, braw Lads
Buy brooms besoms
Caledonia
Charlie is my darling
Comin’ thro the rye
Ca’ the yowes to the knows
Dainty Davie
Duncan gray
Dumbarton drums
Duncan Gray
Flow gently sweet Afton
Heiland Laddie
Hame Hame Hame
Highland Cathedral
The flowers O’ the forest
Green grow the rashes
Jock O’Hazeldean
The keel row
I’ll ay ca’ in by yon toun
I aince lo'ed a
Kelvin Grove
Loch tay boat song
Land O’ the leal
Leezie Lindsay
Loch Lomond
The lea-rig
My heart’s in Highlands
My love is like a red, red rose
My Nanie, o
Rantin’rovin Robin
Rattlin’ Roarin’ Willie
The Rowan tree
Scotland the brave
Skye boats song
Scots Wha Hae
A rosebud by my early walk
The white cockade
Ye banks and braes

IRISH MUSIC:
Avenging & bright
After all these years
An old Irish Lady
A bunch of Thyme
Back in old Ireland
Bendemeer’s stream
Castle of Dromore
Cockles and mussels
Cruiskeen Lawn
Danny Boy
Did your mother come from Ireland
Dear old Donegal
Fanaid Grove
Farewell to Liverpool
Down by the Sally garden
Forty shades of green
Galway Bay
Irish eyes
How can you buy Killarney
Ireland must be heaven
The Kerry Dance
Kilarney
It’s a long way to Tipperary
Lark in the morning
Limerick is beautiful
Mairi’s wedding
I’ll take you home again Kathleen
My wild Irish Rose
My Irish rose
The minstrel Boy
Over the hills & far away
The Leprechaun
The spinning wheel
Molly Malone
Mountains of Mourne
My Lagan love
Patsy Fagan
Shule Aroon
She moved through the fair
St Patrick’s day
Sweet Carnloch Bay
The fields of Athenry
Sweet Rosie o Grady
The dear little shamrock
The foggy dew
The gentle maiden
The girl I left behind me
The Irish rover
The lark in clear air
The rakes of Mallow
The last rose of summer
The Rose of Tralee
Wearin’ o’ the green
Irish eyes are smilin’
The Town I loved so well
Believe me, if all those endearing young Charms

WELSH MUSIC:

Ar lan y mor
All through the night
Ar lan y mor
Bardd yn ei awen
Cader Idris
Cainc y datganiad
Calon Lan
Caru doli
Cwm Rhondda
David of the white rock
Dros y dwr I traeth Llanstephan
Llanofer
Llwyn onn
Men of Harlech
Moel yr Wyddfa
Morfa Rhuddlan
Myfanwy
Suo gan
Rhyfelgyrch Capten Morgan
The rising of the Lark
The Ash grove
We’ll keep a welcome
The Land of my Fathers
Ymadawiad y Brenin

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