Rhia The North West Harpist

Location Cheshire
Starting from £240.00
17 reviews
Location Cheshire
Starting from £240.00
Read 17 reviews

Rhia The North West Harpist is a brilliant harpist available to play at weddings and events. Rhia is a freelance harpist who works all over the UK.

After graduating as a scholar from the prestigious Royal College of Music in London she has played for royalty several times, including at Her Majesty the Queen's birthday.

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Rhia The North West Harpist's music is suitable for every type of event. She aims to make every wedding unique as she is very flexible with musical choices, she plays a lot of laid back jazz and some classic pop tunes but anything from Star Wars to classical works with her!

Classical Wedding Recommendations

  • Bach - Sheep May Safely Graze
  • Bach - Arioso
  • Bach - Air on the G String
  • Bach - Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
  • Beethoven - Fur Elise
  • Clarke - The Prince of Denmark’s March
  • Debussy - Clair de Lune
  • Debussy - Arabesque
  • Elgar - Salut d’Armour
  • Franck - Panis Angelicus
  • Goodall - Psalm 23: The Lord is My Shepard
  • Handel - La Rejouissance from “Music for the Royal Fireworks”
  • Handel - Zadok the Priest
  • Handel - The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • Lovland - You Raise me Up
  • Mendelssohn - Wedding March “A Midsummers Night Dream”
  • Offenbach - Barcarolle
  • Pachelbel - Canon in D
  • Parry - Jerusalem
  • Parry - I was glad
  • Purcell - Trumpet Tune
  • Schubert - Ave Maria
  • Shostakovitch - Romance from “The Gadfly”
  • Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake
  • Wagner - Bridal March (Here Comes the Bride)
  • Yurima - River Flows In You

Harp Repertoire

  • Albeniz - Sonata in D
  • Bach arr.Grandjany - Violin Sonata No.1 and Partita No.1
  • Bach - Lute suite
  • Enesco - Allegro de Concert chromatique
  • Donizetti - Fantasy on Lucia di Lamermoor
  • Glinka - Nocturne
  • Gordon - Sonata
  • Grandjany - Fantasy on a theme by Haydn
  • Hasselmans - La Source, Opus 44
  • Hasselmans - Valse de Concert
  • Henshall - Tair dawns Cymraeg
  • Hindemith - Sonate (1939)
  • Mathias - Improvisations
  • Naderman - Sonata in F major
  • Naderman - Sonata in D Minor
  • Naderman - Sonata in C minor
  • Parish - Alvars Fantasie on Lucia di Lammermoor
  • Parry - Sonata No. 1 in D major, Sonata No. 2 in G major
  • Piazzola - C’est L’amour
  • Piazolla - Libertango
  • Pierne Impromptu - Caprice
  • Rota - Sarabande et Toccatta
  • Salzedo - Lara’s Granada
  • Scarlatti - Sonata in E major K380
  • Tchaikovsky - Fantaiaise on a theme of the opera “Eugene Onegin”
  • Tournier - Quatre Preludes
  • Tournier - Childrens hour
  • Watkins - Fire Dance


  • Ain’t Misbehavin
  • Can’t Help Lovin’ dat Man
  • Come away with Me
  • Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
  • Embraceable you
  • Everybody loves somebody
  • Ev’ry time we say Goodbye
  • Evergreen
  • Feelings
  • Georgia
  • God Bless the Child
  • Have I told you lately
  • I got rhythm
  • When I fall in Love

Musical Theatre

  • All That Jazz
  • All that’s known
  • All that you are
  • Angel of Music
  • Any dream will do
  • As long as he needs me
  • Beauty and the beast
  • Carousel
  • Castle on a cloud
  • Chicago
  • Close Every Door
  • Dancing through life
  • Diamonds are a girls best friend
  • Don't Cry for Me Argentina
  • Edelweiss
  • Empty chairs, empty tables
  • Far from the home I love
  • Friend like me
  • From this moment on
  • Get me to the church on time
  • Getting to know you
  • Giants in the sky
  • Hello, young lovers
  • Home
  • I could have danced all night
  • I Don't Know How To Love Him
  • I Dreamed a dream
  • I feel pretty
  • I have dreamed
  • If I can’t love her
  • If I loved you
  • I’ll know
  • In my life
  • Luck be a lady
  • Maria
  • Memory
  • My favourtie things
  • On this night of a thousand stars
  • Over The Rainbow
  • On My Own
  • Pie Jesu
  • Somewhere
  • Starlight Express
  • Sunrise, Sunset
  • Tell Me on a Sunday
  • Think Of Me
  • The Music of the Night
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • The American Dream
  • Tomorrow
  • Who Will Buy?

Disney Music

  • A Dream is a Wish your heart Makes (cinderella)
  • A Whole New World (Aladdin)
  • Be Our Guest (Beauty and The Beast)
  • Believe (Stralight Express)
  • Beauty and The Beast
  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight (Lion King)
  • Chim Chim Cher-ee (Mary Poppins)
  • Colours of The Wind (Pochahontnas)
  • Circle of Life (Lion King)
  • Do You want to build a snowman? (Frozen)
  • Go The Distance (Hercules)
  • God Help The Outcast (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)
  • Hakuna Matata (Lion King)
  • If I Never Knew You (Pocahontas)
  • I wana be like you
  • Just around the River Bend (Pocahontas)
  • Kiss The Girl (Little Mermaid)
  • Lady and the Tramp
  • Let it Go (Frozen)
  • Little April Showers
  • Make A Man Out Of You (Mulan)
  • Once Upon a Dream (Sleeping Beauty)
  • Part of Your World (Little Mermaid)
  • Reflection (Mulan)
  • Someday (Hunchback of Notre Dam)
  • So This is Love (Cinderella)
  • Ten minutes ago (cinderella)
  • You’ve Got a Friend in Me (Toystory)
  • Under The Sea (litte Mermaid)
  • When you wish upon a star
  • Zip-A-Dee-Do-Da (Song of The South)

Traditional Music

  • Irish Air Cockles and Mussels
  • Irish Air Danny Boy
  • Welsh Air David of the White Rock
  • Welsh Air All Through the Night
  • Welsh Air Bugeilio’r gwenith gwyn (Watching the wheat)
  • Welsh Air The Ash Grove
  • Welsh Air Y Ferch o Blwy Penderyn
  • Welsh Air Y Deryn Pur
  • English Air Drink to me Only
  • English Air English Country Garden
  • English Air Greensleeves
  • Scottish Air Auld Lang Syne
  • Scottish Air The Rose
  • Scottish Air Over The Sea to Skye

Film Music & Popular Music

  • A Team (Ed Sheeran)
  • All Of Me (John Legend)
  • All You Need is Love (The Beatles)
  • All I Ask (Adele)
  • A Hard Day Night (Beatles)
  • Angel (Sarah McLachlan)
  • Angels (Robbie Williams)
  • A Thousand Years (Christina Perri)
  • Beautiful (Christina Aguilera)
  • Beatiful Day (U2)
  • Because you loved me (up close & personal)
  • Believe (The Polar Express)
  • Candle in The Wind (Elton John)
  • Can't fight the moonlight ( Coyote Ugly)
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love (Elvis Presley)
  • Chandelier (Sia- Acoustic version)
  • Chasing Pavements (Adele)
  • Clocks (Coldplay)
  • Close To You (The Carpenters)
  • Don’t Let The Sun Go Down on Me (Elton John)
  • Don’t Look Back in Anger (Oasis)
  • Don’t Stop Believeing (Journey)
  • Everybody Hurts (REM)
  • Everything I Do (Bryan Adams)
  • Feather Theme (Forrest Gump)
  • Feeling Good (Muse)
  • Fields of Gold (Sting)
  • For the Love of a Princess (Braveheart)
  • For you I will (Space Jam)
  • Free Fallin’ (John Mayer)
  • Hero (Enrique Iglesias)
  • Hero (Mariah Carey)
  • How Do I live ( Con Air)
  • How Long I Will Love You (Ellie Goulding)
  • Ice Castles Main Theme
  • I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing (Aerosmith)
  • Is This Love (Bob Marley)
  • I Believe in You and Me (The Preacher's wife)
  • Just the Way You Are (Bruno Mars)
  • Kissing You (Love Theme from Romeo & Juliet)
  • Lara’s Theme (Dr. Zhivago)
  • Let Her Go (Passenger)
  • Make You Feel My Love (Adele)
  • Marry Me (Jason Derulo)
  • Photograph (Ed Sheeran)
  • Singin' in The Rain
  • Stairway to Heaven (The Song Remains the Same)
  • Someone Like You (Adele)
  • Star Wars Main Theme
  • Take My Breath Away (Top Gun)
  • The Note book Main Theme ( The Notebook)
  • The Way You Look TOnight (Sinatra)
  • Theme from Schindler's List
  • The Long And Winding Road (Beatles)
  • The Pink Panther
  • The Prayer (Quest for Camelot)
  • There You'll Be (Pearl Harbour)
  • Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran)
  • Titanic Theme (Celine Dion)
  • Treasure (Bruno Mars)
  • Truly Madly Deeply (Savage Garden)
  • Unchained Melody
  • What The World Needs Now Is Love
  • Wherever You Will Go (Charlene Soraia)
  • When I Fall in Love (Nat King Cole)
  • When We Were Young (Adele)
  • When You Believe (Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston)
  • Will You Be There (Free Willy)
  • Wind Benneath My Wings (Bette Midler)
  • What A Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)
  • Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton)
  • You Light Up My Life (You Light Up My Life)
  • You Raise Me Up (Westlife)
  • Your Song (Elton John/Ellie Goulding)
  • Yellow Submarine (Beatles)
  • XO (Beyonce)
, Wedding, Cheshire

Rhia was absolutely faultless. Right from the initial communication to the start of the ceremony. Rhia was even able to personalise the play list to our requests. We wouldn't hesitate in recommending Rhianwen to anyone!

, Wedding, Warwickshire

Rhia was fantastic… amazing from start to finish and truly exceeded our expectations. Would highly recommend.

, Wedding, Broadoaks Boutique Country House, Cumbria, Cumbria

Rhia was fantastic, very friendly played all the music we wanted and was very accomplished the guests lover her too. She helped make it a very memorable day.

, Wedding, Iscoyd Park, Shropshire

Rhia was a lovely addition to our wedding. She played beautifully and we received many compliments from our guests.

, Wedding, West Tower Country House Hotel, Lancashire, Lancashire

Accommodated all our song choices willingly. Very talented.

, Wedding, The Roundthorn Country House, Cumbria

Rhia was excellent would highly recommend.

, Charity, Brocton Golf Club, Staffordshire

Rhia was excellent; all the feedback from the audience was positive. Please convey our thanks to her.

, Birthday Party, Crewe & Harpur at Longnor, Staffordshire

Very good performance and a very pleasant lady.

, Wedding, Hallmark Hotel, Liverpool

Rhia was lovely - she kept the guests entertained. Thank you.

, Wedding, Hallmark Hotel, Liverpool

What a beautiful lady with a fantastic talent - Rhia was amazing.

, Wedding, Isla Gladstone Conservatory, Liverpool

Beautiful music! Thank you so much Rhia for being a part of our day. Highly recommended.

, Wedding, Sefton Park Palm House, Liverpool

Rhia played beautifully at our wedding, thank you so much.

, Wedding, Cumbria

Rhia as very helpful prior to the event with our music selection and played beautifully during the day.

, Wedding, Wrexham

She was absolutely brilliant and her playing was beautiful.

, Wedding, Birmingham

Was really pleased with Rhia who played for our wedding ceremony and during our drinks reception. It was a lovely touch to our wedding and all of our guests commented on how lovely Rhia played. We would definitely recommend Rhia to anyone who was thinking of having a harpist for their wedding.

, Private Party, Cheshire

She's fantastic! Friendly and professional, not to mention very talented too.

, Wedding, Lancashire

Lovely music.

In 2012 Rhianwen accompanied Adele and Charlotte Church at intimate events held in Camden, London. She has performed as a soloist also at such venues as The Sage - Gateshead, Salvi Harp Showrooms - London and The National Gallery. She has also played in many ensembles and duets performances nationally, including duet performances with Catrin Finch and Elinor Bennett and Bryn Terfel.

  • YES she plays outside
  • YES she can move around during the day
  • YES she takes requests
  • YES she can use a microphone if necessary
  • YES you will be happy with the special service she provides

Every wedding is different so Rhianwen works around you. 

Ceremony Package - 20 mins of playing whilst guests arrive, play to the entrance of the bride, during the signing of the register and the exit of the bride and groom.

Drinks and Wedding Breakfast - 2 or 3 x 45 minute sets including any requested music.

Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided.

Foreign Locations

Europe £480.00 Rest of the world £600.00

North East

West Yorkshire £420.00

North West

Cheshire £312.00 Cumbria £336.00 Manchester £312.00 Lancashire £336.00 Merseyside £312.00 Liverpool £312.00

East Midlands

Nottinghamshire £432.00


Anglesey £264.00 Caernarvonshire £240.00 Denbigh £264.00 Wrexham £240.00

West Midlands

Shropshire £324.00 Staffordshire £360.00 Warwickshire £360.00 Birmingham £360.00
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