Geraldine McMahon

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In Brief

Vocals can be included for wedding ceremonies, etc. Quoted price is for performing for about 75 minutes over a 90 minute period.

About Geraldine McMahon

Geraldine McMahon is an unusual and highly talented musician who can both sing and play the harp to the highest professional standard. Singing and playing the piano from an early age she later extended her musical talents by studying the concert harp. She won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music in London where she studied singing for three years, and won an award for a further year’s postgraduate study as well as several other prizes. Since then her career has taken her around the world including several years touring the United States where she appeared on numerous radio and television shows and released her first record album.

Geraldine was resident soloist, singing with her harp, at the medieval Bunratty Castle in Ireland and has also held residencies in several prestigious London hotels including The Savoy. She regularly plays for a wide variety of functions specialising in weddings and corporate receptions, as well as performing in concerts and cabarets.

Geraldine’s extensive repertoire consists of classical, folk music and arrangements of popular songs and show tunes, and she is happy to play the harp on its own, accompany her own singing, or sing with an appropriate accompaniment from, for example, a church organist. At weddings, she can perform both during the ceremony and during the reception if required.

Our quoted price is for her playing for about 75 minutes over a 90 minute period.

Price from: £275

Geraldine McMahon is based in Hertfordshire. See Pricing for details of travel costs, etc.
Geraldine McMahon wedding function harpist Hertfordshire
  • Song List

    1. Classical Section

    2. Bach
    3. ‘Andante’ from Violin Sonata No.2
    4. ‘Sarabande’ from Violin Partita No 1
    5. Air on a G string
    6. Bist du bei Mir
    7. Jesu, Joy of Man’s desiring
    8. Prelude in C
    9. Sleepers Awake

    10. Mozart
    11. Adagio (fr. Clarinet concerto in D)
    12. Andante Cantabile (fr.Bb maj. Piano Sonata)

    13. Brahms
    14. (St.Anthony Chorale)
    15. Lullaby
    16. Variations on a Theme by Haydn
    17. Waltz in Ab Major

    18. Beethoven
    19. ‘Ode to Joy’
    20. Fur Elise
    21. Minuetto
    22. Moonlight Sonata
    23. Sonatina in C Major
    24. Sonatina in G major
    25. Three Dances
    26. Variations on an Original Theme

    27. Cabazon
    28. Pavane & Variations

    29. Clarke
    30. Trumpet Voluntary

    31. Corelli
    32. Sarabande

    33. Faure
    34. Berceuse de Dolly
    35. Pavane

    36. Gluck
    37. Dance of the Blessed Spirits
    38. Gavotte (fr. Iphigenia in Aulis)

    39. Handel
    40. Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
    41. Largo (fr. Xerxes)
    42. Passacaglia
    43. Sarabande
    44. Where’er you Walk

    45. Hasselmans
    46. Chanson de Mai
    47. La Source
    48. Priere

    49. Ibert
    50. Scherzetto

    51. Massenet
    52. Meditation fr.’Thais’

    53. Mascagni
    54. Intermezzo fr. ‘Cavalleria Rusticana’

    55. MacDowell
    56. To a Wild Rose

    57. Offenbach
    58. Barcarolle fr. ‘Tales of Hoffmann’

    59. Purcell
    60. Trumpet Tune

    61. Pachelbel
    62. Canon in D

    63. Saint-Saens
    64. The Swan

    65. Tournier
    66. Quatre Preludes

    67. Vivaldi
    68. Largo fr.”The Four Seasons” (Winter)

    69. Thomas
    70. A Minstrel's Adieu to his Native Land
    71. Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwen (Watchng the Wheat)

    72. Popular Songs
    73. A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
    74. Ain’t misbehavin’
    75. Angel (Sara McLachlan)
    76. Angels (Robbie Williams)
    77. As Time Goes By
    78. Autumn Leaves
    79. Beautiful Dreamer
    80. Beauty and the Beast
    81. Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
    82. Can You Feel the Love Tonight
    83. Can’t Help Falling in Love
    84. Can’t Help Lovin that Man o’ Mine
    85. Catari
    86. Cavatina
    87. Don’t Cry for Me Argentina.
    88. Dream, dream
    89. Everybody Loves Somebody
    90. Everything I do
    91. Fields of Gold
    92. Fools Rush In
    93. From This Moment
    94. Georgia On My Mind
    95. Hello, Young Lovers
    96. Here, there and everywhere
    97. I don’t Know How to Love Him
    98. I Dream of Jeanie
    99. If I Loved You
    100. It’s Been a Long, Long Time
    101. Killing Me Softly with His Song
    102. La Vie en Rose
    103. Lady in Red
    104. Lara’s Theme (Dr. Zhivago)
    105. Love is a Many Splendoured Thing
    106. Love is all around
    107. Misty
    108. Moon River
    109. My Favourite Things
    110. My Funny Valentine
    111. My Heart will go on (‘Titanic’)
    112. O Sole Mio
    113. Over the Rainbow
    114. Scarlet Ribbons
    115. Secret Love
    116. Send in the Clowns
    117. She
    118. Silent Wings
    119. Some Enchanted Evening
    120. Speak Softly, Love (The ‘Godfather’
    121. Stairway to Heaven
    122. Starry, Starry Night (‘Vincent’)
    123. Tea for Two
    124. Three Coins in a Fountain
    125. Till there was you
    126. Time After Time
    127. Time to say Goodbye (Con te Partiro
    128. True Love
    129. Twelfth of Never
    130. Unchained Melody
    131. Until it’s Time for You to Go
    132. What a Wonderful World
    133. When I fall in Love
    134. When You Wish Upon a Star
    135. Wonderful Tonight

    136. Popular Musicals Section

    137. Carousel Selection:
    138. If I Loved You
    139. You’ll Never Walk Alone

    140. Phantom Of The Opera selection:
    141. All I ask of you
    142. Music of the Night
    143. Wishing You were Somehow Here Again

    144. Sound of Music Selection:
    145. Edelweiss
    146. My Favourite Things

    147. Gershwin Songs
    148. Bess, You is my Woman Now
    149. But Not For Me
    150. Embraceable You
    151. Someone to Watch Over Me
    152. The Half of it, Dearie, Blues

    153. Cole Porter Songs
    154. Don’t Fence me In
    155. I Get a Kick out of You
    156. I Love Paris
    157. My Heart Belongs to Daddy
    158. True Love
    159. You’d Be so Nice to Come Home To

    160. Christmas Music
    161. Adeste Fidelis
    162. Away in a Manger
    163. Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella
    164. Coventry Carol (Lullay, Thou Little Tiny Child)
    165. Deck the Halls
    166. Hark, the Herald Angels Sing
    167. I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas
    168. Interlude from “Ceremony of Carols” (Britten) Winds Through the Olive
    169. It Came Upon a Midnight Clear Trees
    170. Jingle Bells
    171. Joy to the World
    172. Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming
    173. O, Christmas Tree
    174. O, Holy Night
    175. O, Little Town of Bethlehem
    176. Petite Litanies de Jesus
    177. Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
    178. Scarlet Ribbons
    179. Silent Night
    180. The First Noel
    181. We Three Kings

What People Say

"Geraldine was very much the unsung hero at this event, she contributed in creating a special atmosphere for all our VIP award finalists, adding an air of class and refinement to two very special award dinners."
Paul Kennie - client’s event - Coventry - June 2010

"Geraldine made all our dreams come true by singing as I entered the church. Her harp playing was just magical and all our guests were very touched by her music."
Natalie Weidner - wedding ceremony - Surrey - August 2009

"We both want to thank Geraldine for her beautiful music which she played at our wedding ceremony. All our guests commented on her music and said that it really made a very special atmosphere in the castle! Ryan and I both found the music very relaxing and calming and we are so glad that we picked her! I think that my little girl summed it up really well when she told us "That music makes me smile" so thank you very much for being there for us and helping to make our day so special."
Laura and Ryan Bessent - wedding ceremony and reception - Essex - April 2008

"Geraldine was brilliant, the service was breathtaking and her music added so much to our event. The staff at Function Junction were incredibly helpful and professional - would recommend to others. Thank you all so much!"
Nikita Deo - wedding reception - London - July 2007

"Geraldine was excellent, I'm sorry I didn't have a chance to speak to her on the day, but I had so many compliments about her and the music really was beautiful."
Rosalind Endozo - wedding reception - Hertfordshire - December 2006

"Fantastic! Geraldine was everything we'd hoped for and more. Her playing suited the venue perfectly and we couldn't have asked for a more professional and entertaining musician."
Karl Wareham - wedding reception - London - October 2006

"Geraldine was fantastic, she added that something extra, to my wedding day. Many of my guests commented on how much they enjoyed her playing."
Nicky Stecker - wedding reception - Middlesex - July 2006

"Geraldine was fantastic and lovely, as were the friendly staff at Function Junction."
Alexandra Wyatt - wedding reception - wedding reception - August 2002

"Geraldine was brilliant, the kids were mesmerized by her! We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend both Geraldine and Function Junction. Thank You!"
Michelle Fox - wedding reception - West London - August 2002

"Geraldine McMahon was perfectly lovely. Her beautiful music literally brought tears to our eyes."
Nancy Esposito - wedding ceremony and reception - Highclere Castle, Berkshire - February 2001