Mr. McFall’s Chamber

Mr. McFall’s Chamber is, at heart, a string quartet, but extends its line-up as required. First violinist with the group is the French violinist Cyril Garac, who is joined by Robert McFall, 2nd violin, Brian Schiele, viola and Su-a Lee, cello – all three members of...

Isobel Mieras

One of Scotland’s most experienced and successful teachers, Isobel has taught and encouraged many of today’s Scottish clarsach players. For many years she has enjoyed directing, arranging and composing for na Clarsairean, the Scottish Harp Orchestra, taking them to...

François Pernel

A prolific composer, François studied pedal harp at the National Conservatory of Reims. Travels in Ireland introduced him to the Celtic harp and he has since devoted much of his energy to writing new music for the lever harp. He is a consummate performer and has...

Charlotte Petersen

Charlotte is one of Scotland’s established talents in composing and arranging traditional music for the clarsach. Her compositions have delighted audiences around the world and have been recorded as soundtracks for several BBC radio plays. Charlotte has published a...

Pippa Reid-Foster

Born and having lived most of her life on the West Coast of Scotland, Pippa sees the beautiful and dramatic landscape very much as home territory. A graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, she is not only an accomplished performer and composer but is also...

Adriano Sangineto

Inspired by Alan Stivell, Adriano taught himself to play the harp, developing a very personal technique which he uses to amazing effect in his compositions. His repertoire also features Italian and European folk music arranged and presented in his own particular...

Caterina Sangineto

Adriano is joined by his twin sister with whom he has been making music since their childhood. As Ensemble Sangineto, they joyfully combine strings and voices in programmes of eclectic music, appearing in many major musical Festivals throughout Europe They have many...

Wendy Stewart

Wendy’s relaxed but incisive style of teaching brings praise and results in equal measure. Through her layered arrangements and measured pace, she can bring a group of mixed ability learners together in confident, relaxed harmony. She is in demand for workshops and...

Bill Taylor

Bill Taylor is a specialist in the performance of ancient harp music from Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and is one of very few players investigating these repertoires on lyres, medieval gut-strung harps, wire-strung clarsachs and Renaissance harps with buzzing bray...

Helene Witcher

Since retiring from Scottish education in 2013, Helen Witcher has been uncovering the life of her aunt Heloise Russell-Fergusson via unique collection of family memorabilia, the extensive archive of the Mitchell Library and recollections of those who knew...

Heather Yule

Heather is an established harp teacher in Scotland adept at working both with individuals and groups of all levels and abilities. She has taught and performed on the clarsach throughout Scotland and at various events in the USA and Cape Breton, Canada. Heather is...