Hollins is a harpist based in the East Midlands of England. She is an experienced
professional musician and her music has been a part of many special occasions.
are sounds clips in the repertoire section
which give you an idea of how Liath's harp sounds and the type of music
she plays. You can also visit Liath's My
Space page where some full length tracks from her CD 'Rigantona' are
available for listening.
lifelong fascination with the harp has blossomed into a successful freelance
career. She specialises in traditional music from across the UK and Ireland,
combining harp and voice in beautiful combination.
in to a musical family, Liath plays a variety of instruments but was especially
drawn to the harp, choosing to study with some of the UK's most respected
traditional music specialists - including Ashbourne native and renaissance
specialist Jean Hudson, renowned Scottish harper Charlotte Peterson and
harping superstar Catriona MacKay - while developing her own distinct style.
engaging and accomplished performer, Liath is much in demand at folk venues
and this year completed a season of solo concerts at the Buxton Festival
Fringe, spell-binding audiences with her own arrangements:
Liath Hollins performs a musical set .. the harp is a wonderful instrument,
Liath's playing was particularly strong .. and most fluent when she was
accompanying her own singing. Diverse, striking a balance between the
well-known and the obscure. A very pleasant and relaxing concert.
Nick Butterley, Buxton Festival Fringe
Rigatona CD is now available featuring her trademark sound in wonderful
arrangements of music from around Britain.
is an experienced professional harpist with a large client base. She is
in demand for weddings and other special occasions and has played at events
throughout the United Kingdom. Liath plays at over 70 weddings per year,
in addition to solo performances, corporate functions and restaurant bookings.
in the traditional music of Britain and Ireland, Liath loves experimenting
with other genres including blues, rock and even metal. She also has a large
repertoire of classical and pop music which is popular with clients choosing
contact Liath, click to email
or telephone 0115 925 3737 / 0783 183 3310