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Heather Downie - Scottish Harp virtuoso


Heather Downie will enhance the elegance of your next event with the beautiful music and sound of the Clarsach, the smaller Scottish harp. Heather is also an accomplished singer.

 Heather Downie Clarsach

Heather has always had a love of Scottish music, and has been singing for as long as she can remember.
At the age of 15 she began playing the Scottish harp and was immediately accepted into Splore, the traditional music course at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival. Having graduated in 2008 from The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama with a first class honors BA Scottish music Heather went on to complete a postgraduate diploma in Scottish music performance.

Heather has traveled extensively in Scotland and her music has taken her as far afield as Germany, Denmark, Latvia and New York, playing for dignitaries like Jack McConnell and Prince Albert of Monaco. She also provided backing music for Tom Conti's rendition of A Man's A Man for A' That during Tartan week in America in 2006, and returned in 2009.

Heather'™s playing has been described as vibrant and thoughtful in her interpretation of traditional standards™ and audiences have commented on the purity of her voice.

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This is a snapshot of some of the tunes we currently play. We add new songs every week. To listen to our demos click/tap the “Tracks” tab
1.Pachelbel’s Canon in D
2.Ode To Joy, Beethoven
3.Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring, Bach
4.Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Handel
5.The Bridal Chorus, Wagner
6.The Wedding March, Mendelssohn
7.Trumpet Voluntary, Clarke
8.Air on a G String, Bach
9.Hymns
10.Abide with Me
11.In Christ Alone
12.All Things Bright and Beautiful
13.Morning Has Broken
14.Let There Be Love
15.Be Thou My Vision
16.Thine Be The Glory
17.Amazing Grace
18.Film
19.My Heart Will Go On - Titanic
20.Belle's Lullaby - Twilight
21.A Whole New World - Aladdin
22.The Promise - The Piano
23.For The Love Of A Princess - Braveheart
24.Can you Feel The Love Tonight - The Lion King
25.Going Home - Local Hero
26..
27.Popular
28..
29.Songbird, Eva Cassidy
30.To Make You Feel My Love - Bob Dylan
31.Perfect Day - Lou Reed
32.Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
33.Over The Rainbow - Eva Cassidy
34.From This Moment - Shania Twain
35.Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
36.Paparazzi - Lady Gaga
37.It Must Be Love - Madness
38.Come Away With me - Norah Jones
39.Hoppipolla - Sigur Ros
40.Fix You - Coldplay
41.All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
42.In The Arms Of An Angel - Sarah McLaughlin
43.Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
44.Marry You - Bruno Mars

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