Louisa first fell in love with harp at the age of three after being taken to see the Nutcracker ballet.
She was the first harpist at Trinity College to graduate with a first class degree and whilst undertaking her postgraduate studies was invited to perform a concerto at the Royal Festival Hall with the Trinity College symphony orchestra and was awarded the Silver Prize for String Players.
Since leaving college, Louisa has had a busy freelance career working with many of the main professional orchestras in the United Kingdom. These include the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia, London Philharmonic, Ulster Orchestra, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra English National Ballet and English National Opera and at the Royal Opera House.
She has given recitals at The Purcell Room Southbank,Fairfield Halls, Southwark Catherdral and St Martins in the Fields and been broadcast many times on Radio Three. Louisa was also the featured soloist in a BBC television documentary on Benjamin Britten.
As a harpist for functions, Louisa has performed at many beautiful venues and hotels in London and the South East from Claridges to The Ritz and the Houses of Parliament.
She has performed for royalty and celebrities, as part of the Trafalgar Day celebrations she was invited to perform at an intimate dinner for the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh and regularly plays for functions at the Houses of Parliament.
Louisa is also carving out a niche with her unique renditions of pop and rock songs played on the harp, this year she was invited to perform at the Kerang Rock Awards where she played in front of Slash from GunsnRoses and Ozzy Osbourne!
She is in great demand as a harpist for weddings and takes great pleasure in creating the right atmosphere through specifically chosen music. At Christmas time she can usually be seen performing in the Nutcracker ballet orchestra with the Royal Ballet in London maybe even inspiring future generations of harpists as she herself was once so inspired!
Holly is a regular performer at high-class events and weddings and, with her stand out style and her stunningly beautiful harp, she adds a touch of glamour to any occasion. She has regularly been invited to perform for royalty including at The Queen’s 80th birthday and also Prince Charles’ 60th birthday party. Other members of royalty that she has had the honour to play for include Princess Anne, Princess Alexandra, the Duke of York and the Duchess of Gloucester.
Holly has also had the pleasure to perform at incredible events including The Brit Awards with Florence and the Machine, The Olympic Games, The Royal Opera House, Battersea Power Station for Bernie Ecclestone’s daughter’s engagement party, The Ritz for Mary Berry’s book launch and many others.
Holly can also be seen performing in the five star hotels and venues of London such as the Tower of London, where she is regularly asked to play at private weddings and events.
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