Award-winning professional harpist, Lucy Nolan, began studying the harp at the age of seven with Eira Lynn Jones after being inspired when it was featured in an episode of the children’s television show, Teletubbies!
After graduating from Oxford University in 2013 with a BA in Music, she continued to study for a Masters in Performance in which she achieved a Distinction and was awarded the Margaret Irene Seymour Award, the Archibald Jackson Prize for outstanding postgraduate results, an Alice Horsman Scholarship and the Oxford Philomusica Young Artists’ platform. She was subsequently offered an entrance scholarship from the Royal Northern College of Music for an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Performance in which she also achieved a Distinction. Whilst at the RNCM Lucy was selected to perform as a finalist in the 2019 Gold Medal Competition, the highest accolade the RNCM awards for performance and was also invited to perform as a soloist at the World Harp Congress in Hong Kong.
Professionally Lucy enjoys freelancing with orchestras such as the Hallé and Royal Northern Sinfonia and has performed in some of the UK’s most prestigious concert venues, including Cadogan Hall, The Sage and Bridgewater Hall. She has also played on ITV’s drama, Victoria and Channel 4’s Hollyoaks.
The beautiful sound of the harp is guaranteed to add sophistication and elegance to any event. With over a decade of experience supplying music for weddings and functions, Lucy is committed to providing a bespoke service tailored to suit your individual requirements. Lucy has a wide range of repertoire incorporating classical, folk, popular and jazz music and will tailor any set to suit your individual preferences. If there is a specific song you would like arranging for the harp this can also be arranged.