Rachel Hair – Clarsach/ Traditional Harp
Rachel is a prominent performer in the Scottish Traditional Music scene and is a much sought after performer for weddings Corporate events and concerts.
A first class honours music graduate, she has toured extensively throughout Europe both as a soloist and with her acclaimed trio “The Rachel Hair Trio” and has been invited to play and teach at harp festivals in Germany, Switzerland, Spain and Brittany.
Rachel currently teaches harp at the Douglas Academy’s National Centre of Excellence in Music and at the BA Applied Music degree at the University of Strathclyde.
“Original, confident and inspired” Taplas
“Fresh arrangements, jazz elements and sheer virtuosity. . . This is an artist who understands her instrument, and plays it with such mastery that she is not locked into any genre” Rambles
“Extraordinary dexterity and an innate rhythmic sense” Irish Music Review
“One of the UK’s finest contemporary Celtic harpists and tunesmiths” Songlines
Rachel Hair Samples
The Braes of Castle Grant