About Eleri

Eleri is a Leeds based harpist, having learnt the harp while at School in Cardiff. Eleri has been playing the harp professionally mostly at events in Yorkshire and the north of England since 2007. Highlights have been playing at Kirkstall Abbey for a private function, playing for her cousin's wedding in the beautiful Castell Coch, in south Wales and in the Natural History Museum as part of a performance for Bio-Diversity day!

Recordings

Hoppípolla

Hoppípolla is a popular song by Sigur Rós. "Hopp í polla" is Icelandic for "Hopping into puddles"!

Llongau Caernarfon

Llongau Caernarfon (Caernarfon’s ships) is a Welsh folk tune about a small boy watching the ships sail off from the port with his mother wishing for an adventure on the sea.

Y Gog Lwydlas

Y Gog Lwydlas translates as The Blue-Grey Cuckoo, a bird that often features in Welsh folk tunes thanks to its beautiful song that signals the coming of spring.

Sample Repertoire

Too see some of the pieces Eleri has performed at weddings please click here:

See repertoire

Wedding Packages

Music can add that extra special touch to many occasions and especially to your wedding day.... Eleri can play a wide variety of music and is always happy to try learning new pieces if you have something special in mind. For a ceremony tiy will want to choose something to walk into, a song or two for while you're signing the register and something for walking out to. Eleri will play a variety of pop, folk and classical music during drinks receptions and wedding breakfasts providing some relaxing background music that should appeal to all of your guests,

Wedding Ceremony (up to 1 hour)

  • as guests arrive
  • music for walking down the aisle
  • during the signing of the register
  • for the wedding party to exit

Wedding Ceremony and Drinks reception (2hours)

Wedding Breakfast (2 hours)

Other Services

Also available for conference dinners and private parties.

Repertoire

Popular music

  • Fields of Gold Eva Cassidy
  • Song Bird Eva Cassidy
  • John Legend All of me
  • Rule the world Take That
  • One day like this Elbow
  • Hero Enrique Iglesias
  • Safe and sound Taylor Swift
  • How Long Will I Love You Ellie Goulding
  • Burn Ellie Goulding
  • Clocks Coldplay
  • Come away with me Norah Jones
  • Lady Antebellum Need You Now
  • Chasing cars Snow Patrol
  • Fireflies Owl City
  • Don't stop believin' Journey
  • Moon River Henry Mancini
  • Hoppipola Sigur ros
  • You Look Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton

Film/TV music

  • Kissing you (from Romeo and Juliet) Des'ree
  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight Elton John
  • A thousand years (Twilight) Christina Perri
  • Theme from Cinema Paradiso
  • May it Be Enya (Lord of the rings)
  • It is You (I have Loved) (from Shrek) Becky Jane Taylor
  • Rainbow Connection from 'Muppet Movie'

Classical

  • Canon in D Pachelbel
  • Flower Duet Delibes
  • Barcarolle J Offenbach
  • Morning from ‘Peer Gynt Suite’ Grieg
  • O Mio Babbino Caro Rossini
  • Arrival of the Queen of Sheba Handel
  • Chaconne in C Major Clarke
  • Ground in F Purcell
  • Clair de Lune Debussy
  • Gymnopedie No 1 Satie
  • Gnossienes Satie

Folk

  • Greensleeves
  • Scarborough fair
  • My Love is like a Red, Red Rose
  • Le bon petit de roi d’yvetot
  • Skye Boat Song
  • She Moved Through The Fair
  • Brian Boru's March
  • Dros y dwr i Draeth Llansteffan
  • Merch Megan
  • Bugeilio’r gwenith Gwyn
  • All through the Night
  • David of the White Rock
  • Y Gog Lwydlas
  • Llongau Caernarfon
  • Tros y Garreg

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