BA(Hons) MEd ALCM PGCE
Northern Ireland's best known wedding harpist is a double music graduate from University of Ulster.Les has spent much of her life working as a freelance pianist and harpist, and has studied voice under the direction of Gwen Liddle (WNO), Rebecca Caine (London) and Robert Bicknell (LCM) and piano under the late Bertram Jones and William Young.
She has performed extensively abroad, on cruise liners and in London. Some of the vessels include Fred. Olsen, Discovery, Orient Lines, and Page and Moy Cruises. Venues in London include The Westbury, Bond Street and Sofitel St James, Pall Mall.She has performed before some of Britain's best loved celebrities.... Sir Norman Wisdom, Bear Grylls, John Craven, Michael Fish, Dora Brian and Hugh Lloyd to name a few.She continues her performing at weddings in Northern Ireland on a gorgeous 6 foot tall ebony concert harp ( rather than small celtic harp). She counts herself lucky to have received excellent tuition from Hazel Drummond, one of Ireland's leading concert harpists and a past pupil of Derek Bell.
WEDDING CEREMONY MUSIC ..Harpist NI
Regardless of ceremony type.....Civil, Church or Chapel...Les will be able to advise you on the instrumental and vocal music/ hymns which will work best for your particular day. She can offer.....
HARP/PIANIST/ORGANIST/VOCALIST at an all inclusive price for ceremony, drinks reception and dinner combined or separately
leaving you free of the agony of searching for a suitable organist or vocalist.
Les is an accomplished classical pianist/organist, receiving an ALCM in piano performance whilst still at school. Her repertoire spans classical, jazz, folk , showtunes and pop.
CEREMONY PERFORMANCE TIME: 45m-1hr harp recital as all guests arrive, ceremony 1 hr+, including exit of all guests.
DRINKS RECEPTION....NI Harpist Les Magee
The harp sets a wonderful ambiance of relaxation at the drinks reception without being intrusive and allowing friends to chat freely.
If the hotel has a piano available this can also be used and is included in the cost.
PERFORMANCE TIME 3hrs+ Music never finishes until guests have been received and seated at dinner.
Repertoire for drinks music is huge...spanning from Irish to showtunes, jazz and tv themes to a wide spectrum on pops from the oldies right up to most of today's chart music. That way you have music to please all range of guests present!
DINNER.......... Les Magee Harpist NI
Beautiful music for your guests during dinner
CHOOSE ANY COMBINATION OF THE ABOVE.
SPECIAL RATES FOR CEREMONY AND DRINKS or
CEREMONY, DRINKS and DINNER
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
50% non-refundable deposit secures chosen date with 50% balance payable 14 days before wedding date.
Date will not be held without deposit and booking form.
Specified musical programme must be finalized 2 months prior to date.
There will be a charge for special requests which do not appear the repertoire list.
There will be an extra charge for presence at rehearsal, if required.
Any changes to wedding date/venue must be discussed with vendor as there may be an extra charge if outside vendors travelling radius.
Outstanding bills will be charged at 10% per each month outstanding.
There may be an extra charge for venues with difficult access.
In the event of emergency, the vendor reserves the right to supply alternative performers.
Cancellations will incur a 100% booking fee payment
Please note, prices may vary from "high" to "low" season.
PLEASE NOTE Late cancellations will incur 100% charge of booking