Catrin Meek

Harpist

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  • London
  • Classical, Traditional, Folk, Pop, Jazz
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  • 191 (avg. price)

Catrin Meek is a harpist based in London.

She graduated from the Royal College of Music, London in July 2016 with BMus Hons Degree and starts her MA in Sept 2016 at Royal Academy of Music, London. Originating from South Wales she is fluent in the Welsh language and won Outstanding Young Musician of the Valleys.

In 2015 she went on to win the prestigious Nansi Richards Scholarship. Her previous teacher, Claire Jones is the Former Official Harpist to HRH Prince Charles.

Catrin has been privileged to play for The Queen on her diamond jubilee tour and has played for HRH Prince Charles on several occasions. She recently played for the Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle accompanied by tenor Ben Smith, previously from Only Men Aloud.

Catrin has performed in many orchestras from a young age including the National Youth Orchestra of Wales and Wessex Youth Orchestra who won the Best Youth Orchestra in Britain leading to a performance at Birmingham Symphony Hall and The Royal Albert Hall. She played extensively with the Royal College of Music Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras, with conductors such as John Wilson, Sir Roger Norrington and Martin Andre and recently recorded in Abbey Road Studios.

She also had the opportunity to perform at the Royal Festival Hall with The Women of the World Orchestra, the only all women orchestra in the world, conducted by Sue Perkins and introduced by Sandi Tovisg, along with Sister Sledge and Bonnie Langford. Additionally she performed with acclaimed composer and conductor Sir Karl Jenkins at St Davids Hall Cardiff as well the Light of Music Orchestra at Cadogan Hall.

Being the principal harpist of the Collaborative orchestra she has performed many times at St John Smith Square. She is also a member of the London Welsh Harp Quartet which was aired on S4C on Boxing Day 2015 on the Welsh programme "Noson Llawen”.

Catrin has also performed at the National Gallery, the V&A museum, the Science Museum, the Houses of Parliament, St James’ Church Piccadilly, Gloucester Cathedral, St David’s Cathedral, and the Berlin Konzerthaus. She has performed the Handel Harp Concerto, and the Boieldieu Harp Concerto with the Rhondda Symphony Orchestra.

Catrin has a passion for musical theatre and as a member of the London Musical Theatre Orchestra she has performed more than 10 west end musicals including the Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Chess, The Sound of Music, Jesus Christ Superstar, Candide, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Carousel, Sweeney Todd, Legally Blonde and Ragtime. She has also performed in Musicals such as Sunset Boulevard at the Bridewell Theatre, Sweeney Todd at Imperial College, A Chorus Line at the Greenwood theatre, The Infinite Bridge at RCM’s Britten Theatre, Ragtime at Bishopsgate Institute and recently performed Shakespeare's The Winters Tale with the company "Moving Pictures" at the Minack Theatre, Cornwall.

Catrin is available as a harpist for weddings and corporate events in London.

Misty
Over The Rainbow
Myfanwy
Perlau Yn Y Glaw
Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn
Dafydd Y Garreg Wen (harp and cello duo)
Lisa Lân (harp and cello duo)

Set list

Background Music

Popular Classical

Softly Awakes My Heart / Mon Coeur S’ouvre A Ta Voix From Samson And Delilah, Act Ii – Saintsaens

Poem – Z. Fibich Arr. C. Marshall

La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin / The Girl With The Flaxen Hair – Debussy

Arabesque No.1 – Debussy

Rusalka’s Song To The Moon – A. Dvorak

Moonlight Sonata – L. V Beethoven Arr. D. Burton

Ave Maria – F. Schubert

Canon In D – J. Pachelbel

I Giorni – Ludovico Einaudi

Carmen; Habanera – Bizet Arr. John Thomas

Popular Music

Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen

Stairway To Heaven – Jimmy Page / Robert Plant Arr. D. Ice

Moon River – Henry Mancini Arr. D.w Fulton

Over The Rainbow From The Wizard Of Oz – H. Arlen Arr. P. Baker

From This Moment On – Shania Twain / R. J. Lange

Tammy – Jay Livingtson / Ray Evans

The Wedding Song / There Is Love – N. P. Stookey

The Prayer – C. B. Sager / D. Foster

The Rose – A. Mcbroom

The Wind Beneath My Wings – L. Henley / J. Silbar

My Own True Love, Tara Theme – M. Steiner

Time To Say Goodbye / Con Te Partiro – F. Sartori

Lady – Lionel Richie

Rainrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head – B. Bacharach

Let It Be Me – G. Becaud

A Summer Place – M. Steiner

Send In The Clowns – S. Sondheim

Sunrise, Sunset – J. Bock

Danny Boy – Arr. M. Heulyn

Brian Boru’s March – Arr. M. Heulyn

Greensleeves – Arr. M. Heulyn

My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose – Arr. M. Heulyn

Scarborough Fair – Arr. M. Heulyn

O’er The Sea To Skye – Arr. M. Heulyn

Music From Pride And Prejudice – D. Marianelli

Norwegian Wood This Bird Has Flown – J. Lennon / P. Mccartney

Musical Theatre

Angel Of Music – A. L. Webber

Think Of Me – A. L. Webber

Music Of The Night – A. L. Webber

The Phantom Of The Opera – A. L. Webber

All I Ask Of You – A. L. Webber

Memory – A. L. Webber

Tell Me On A Sunday – A. L. Webber

Pie Jesu – A. L. Webber

I Don’t Know How To Love Him – A. L. Webber

On My Own From Les Mis – Ch. Schoenberg

Bring Him Home From Les Mis – Ch. Schoenberg

Do You Hear The People Sing From Les Mis – Ch. Schoenberg

I Dreamed A Dream From Les Mis – Ch. Schoenberg

Castle On A Cloud From Les Mis – Ch. Schoenberg

Drink With Me From Les Mis – Ch. Schoenberg

Empty Chairs At Empty Tables From Les Mis – Ch. Schoenberg

Hymns And Wedding Music

Abide With Me – W. H. Monk

All Glory, Laud, And Honor – M. Teschner

All Hail The Power Of Jesus’ Name – O. Holden

Amazing Grace

All People That On Earth Do Dwell – L. Bourgeois

Artsa Alinu

Ave Maria – F. Schubert

Bridal March From Lohengrin / Here Comes The Bride – R. Wagner

Be Thou My Vision

Blest Be The Tie That Binds – H. G. Naegeli

Christ The Lord Is Risen Today / Jesus Christ Is Risen Today – L. Davidica

The Church’s One Foundation – S. S. Wesley

Come, Christians, Join To Sing

Come, Thou Almighty King – F. Giardini

Fairest Lord Jesus Crusaders’ Hymn

Faith Of Our Fathers – H. F. Hemy

For The Beauty Of The Earth As With Gladness Men Of Old – C. Kocher

I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord – A. Williams

Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah – J. Hughes

Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty – J. B. Dykes

Hava Nagila

Hevenu Shalom

Hine Ma Tov

Jacob’s Ladder

Jesus Loves Me – W. B. Bradbury

Kum Ba Yah

Kozatzke

L’ Cha Dodi

A Mighty Fortress Is Our God – M. Luther

Morning Has Broken

Nearer, My God, To Thee – L. Mason

Now The Day Is Over – J. Barnby

O God, Our Help In Ages Past – W. Croft

O Perfect Love – J. Barnby

The Prayer – C. B. Sager / D. Foster

Rock Of Ages – T. Hastings

The Rose – A. Mcbroom

Stand Up For Jesus – G. J. Webb

This Is My Father’s World

The Wedding Song / There Is Love – N. P. Stookey

We Gather Together Prayer Of Thanksgiving

What A Friend We Have In Jesus – C. C. Converse

When Morning Gilds The Skies – J. Barnby

Trumpet Tune – H. Purcell

Trumpet Voluntary – H. Purcell

Classical

Phantasie In C Minor For Harp Op.35 – Louis Spohr

La Source Op. 44 – Hasselmans

Sonata No. 1 – John Parry

Sonata No. 6 – F. J. Naderman

Rondoletto From Sonata No. 1 – F. J. Naderman

Sonata No.2 – F. J. Naderman

Ecossaise Rondoletto From Sonata No.4 – F. J. Naderman

Air With Variations And Rondo Pastorale – A. Eberl / W. A. Mozart

Etude No. 1 – F. J. Dizi

Etude No. 21 – F. J. Dizi

Grande Sonata In Eb – Dussek

Etude De Concert Au Matin – M. Tournier

Quartre Preludes – M. Tournier

Etude No. 12; Prelude From Violin Partita No. 3 – Bach Arr. Grandjany

Etude No. 3; Sarabande From Violin Partita No.1 – Bach Arr. Grandjany

Impromptu For Harp – R. Gliere

Fantaisie Sur Un Theme De L’opera Eugene Onegin – P. Tchaikovsky Arr. M. Agazarian

Harp Concerto – A. F. Boieldieu

Etude De Concert – F. Godefroid

Fantaisie Sur Un Theme De J. Haydn – M. Grandjany

Impromptucaprice – G. Pierne

Passacaille – G. F. Handel

Sonata For Harp In C Minor – Dussek

Jazz

Over The Rainbow (from The Wizard Of Oz) – H. Arlen Arr. P. Baker

My Favourite Things – Rogers And Hammerstein

Misty – Erroll Garner Arr. Skaila Kanga

Moon River – Henry Mancini Arr. Skaila Kanga

All The Things You Are – Jerome Kern

Welsh Music

Dros Y Dwr I Draeth Llanstephan – Arr. M. Heulyn

Bugeilio’r Gwenith Gwyn / Watching The White Wheat – John Thomas

Myfanwy – Arr. M. Heulyn

Dafydd Y Garreg Wen / David Of The White Rock – Arr. M. Heulyn

Llongau Caernarfon – Arr. M. Heulyn

Sosban Fach – Arr. M. Heulyn

Merch Megan – O. B. Dussek

L’adieu Du Menestrel Ffarwel Y Telynor – John Thomas

Pedair Waltz O Gymru; Llwyn Onn, Cader Idris, Merch Megan, Wyres Megan – Arr. M. Heulyn

Huna Blentyn – Arr. M. Heulyn

Hiraeth – Arr. M. Heulyn

Lisa Lan – Arr. M. Heulyn

Ar Lan Y Mor – Arr. M. Heulyn

Concert Repertoire

Classical Music

Phantasie In C Minor For Harp Op.35 – Louis Spohr

La Source Op. 44 – Hasselmans

Grande Sonata In Eb – Dussek

Etude No. 12; Prelude From Violin Partita No. 3 – Bach Arr. Grandjany

Impromptu For Harp – R. Gliere

Harp Concerto – A. F. Boieldieu

Harp Concerto – Handel

Impromptu Caprice – G. Pierne

Grand Sonata – Dussek

Spanish Dance No 1 – De Falla

Dance Des Sylphes – Godefroid

Romantic Music

Fantaisie Op. 133 – Cesare Galeotti

Piece Symphonique – H. Renie

Piece De Concert – H. Busser

Fantaisie Sur Un Theme De L’opera Eugene Onegin – P. Tchaikovsky Arr. M. Agazarian

The Lark – Glinka

Contemporary Music

Sonata For Harp – Hindemith

Etude De Concert Au Matin – M. Tournier

Sarabande Pour Harpe – P. Gaubert

Sundance From Sante Fe Suite – W. Mathias

Perlau Yn Y Glaw

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