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Catherine White

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Quoted price is for 2 hours playing spread over 3 hour period.

About Catherine White

Catherine White has enjoyed a wide-ranging career on both sides of the Atlantic. After winning several prestigious awards in her native USA, she toured widely presenting hundreds of solo and chamber recitals, including playing at Carnegie Recital Hall, as well as concerts at the Lincoln Centre and in and around the UK. Chamber music performances in this country include appearances with the Gaudier Ensemble and the Arietta flute and harp duo. Her TV and radio broadcasts include live solo and chamber music for the BBC, Czech Television and National Public Radio (USA). As an orchestral harpist, Catherine plays regularly as principal with the Ulster Orchestra, as well as performing with many of the major London orchestras, with such distinguished conductors as Sir Simon Rattle and Sir Bernard Haitink.

From Frank Sinatra to the Prince of Wales, she has been honoured to play for celebrities and British and foreign royalty on many occasions. She was resident harpist for over 10 years at London’s Le Meridien Hotel in Piccadilly has appeared at many of the most prestigious venues in London. In addition, she has performed around the world in America, throughout Europe and in Hong Kong. Her solo album, Bouquet for Harp, has recently been released on CD.

Her repertoire ranges from the classics to the great standards of Gershwin, the Beatles and the West End shows. At weddings, she can perform both during the ceremony and during the reception if required. The price quoted is for two hours playing time over a three hour period.

Price from: £300

Travel and cost: 
Catherine White is based in Gloucestershire. See Pricing for details of travel costs, etc.

What People Say:

"Thank you so much! I would definitely recommend Catherine to everyone"
Alison Watson - wedding reception - Ledbury, Herefordshire - October 2010

"Catherine was fantastic - not only on the day, but also leading up to the wedding helping us to pick out the music. Always very friendly and a pleasure to deal with."
Caroline Wainhouse - wedding ceremony and reception - Gloucestershire - January 2008

"Catherine attended our wedding on Sunday and I can honestly say she made a huge difference to the atmosphere of the day. Her harp playing really set the mood. Everyone at the wedding commented on how lovely it was to have her playing. She was fantastic"
Kirsty and Barry Nelson - wedding reception - Buckinghamshire - July 2003

"It was a pleasure to have Catherine join us on our big day and she was also very helpful prior to the day with advice about which pieces to play"
Wendy Payne - wedding reception - October 2003

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Songs List: 

Popular (musicals, film, jazz, etc)
A Day in the Life of a fool
A Man and a Woman
All I ask of You (Phantom of Opera)
All the Things You Are
Arthur’s Theme
As Time Goes By
Autumn Leaves
Bali Hai (South Pacific)
Bewitched
Bidin' My Time
Blossom white
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
Careless Whisper
Cavatina (The Deer Hunter)
Charade
Chariots of Fire
Cherry Pink and Apple
Domino
Don’t Cry for Me Argentina
Ebb Tide
Edelweiss
Embraceable You
Feelings
Frenesi
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 Might as Well be Spring
I've Got You Under My Skin
Jalousie
Killing Me Softly
La Paloma
La Vie en Rose
Lady in Red
Lara's Theme (Dr Zhivago)
Laura
Long Ago and Far Away
Long and Winding Road
Love Changes Everything
Love is a Many-splendoured Thing
Love is Blue
Love Story
Love Walked In
Lullaby of Birdland
Maria (West Side Story)
Mash
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
Perfidia
Phantom of the Opera (Theme)
Pride and Prejudice
Rhapsody In Blue
Romance d’ Amor
Romeo and Juliet
Round Midnight
Satin Doll
Send in the Clowns
September Song
Sleepy Shores
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise
Someone to Watch Over Me
Sometimes When We Touch
Somewhere (West Side Story)
Stardust
Stormy Weather
Strangers in the Night
Summertime
Sunrise, Sunset (Fiddler on Roof)
Tenderly
The Godfather
The Look of Love
The Man I Love
The Summer of ‘42
The Thorn Birds
The Way We Were
The Way You Look Tonight
Theme from The Third Man
Theme from Reilly, Ace of Spies
Theme from Titanic
These Foolish Things
Through the Eyes of Love
Tico-Tico
Tomorrow
Try to Remember
Unforgettable
What's It All About, Alfie
When I Fall in Love
When I'm Sixty-Four
When you Wish Upon a Star
Where or When
Wind Beneath My Wings
Woman
Yesterday
You'll Never Walk Alone

Traditional Favourites
Amazing Grace
Come Back to Sorrento
Danny Boy
David of the White Rock
Greensleeves
Kerry Dance
Last Rose of Summer
O Sole Mio
Scarborough Fair
Skye Boat Song
The Ash Grove
Watching the Wheat

Classical
Air on the G String (Bach)
Ave Maria (Schubert)
Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman (Offenbach)
Boccherini's Celebrated Minuet
Bridal Chorus (Wagner)
Canon (Pachelbel)
Clair de Lune
Concierto de Aranjuez
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (Tchaikowsky)
Der Rosenkavalier
Emperor Waltz
First Arabesque
Flower Duet from Lakme (Delibes)
Fur-Elise
Habanera from Carmen (Bizet)
Humoresque
La Donna E Mobile (Verdi)
Moonlight Sonata
Musetta's Waltz from La Boheme (Puccini)
Nessun Dorma (Puccini)
O Mio Babbino Caro (Puccini)
Pachelbel Canon
Pizzicato from Sylvia (Delibes)
Prince of Denmark's March (J Clarke)
Piano Concerto No 2 theme (Rachmaninov)
Rhapsody on Paganini Theme (Rachmaninov)
Roses from the South
Salut d’ amour
Satie Gymnopedies
Scheherezade
Serenade (Schubert)
Sleepers Awake
Sleeping Beauty
The Blue Danube
The Merry Widow
Traumerei
Trumpet Tune (Purcell)
Un Bel Di from Madame Butterfly (Puccini)
Vilia from The Merry Widow (Lehar)
Waltz from Sylvia (Delibes)
Waltz from Faust (Gounod)
Waltz from Romeo and Juliet (Gounod)
Water Music (Handel)