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Wedding at Caversham House

Posted by Eliza Bourgault du Coudray on March 24, 2019 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Weddings are some of my favourite events at which to play the harp. It is always such a joyful event - and at times weddings can be pretty emotional, too!

Yesterday (Saturday March 23rd, 2019), I was booked to play for the wedding ceremony and pre-reception. The wedding was located at the beautiful Caversham House in the Swan Valley. As a wedding harpist, I have played at numerous different venues and locations - restaurants, public parks, wineries, resorts - and I have to say that Cave...

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Wedding

Posted by Eliza Bourgault du Coudray on March 20, 2016 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (0)

I was lucky and privileged to play for a wedding this early afternoon.

The groom's brother contacted me this week to ask if I'd be happy to play for the wedding, 10min of background music, plus a special request for the processional. I was more than happy to!

The venue was Willow Pond Garden in Canning Vale. It is a very pretty garden, but I have to say I was slightly afraid of the harp falling in the water when crossing the bridge!

After setting up, I played my usual backg...

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Wesley: last performance.

Posted by Eliza Bourgault du Coudray on December 28, 2015 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)

On the 20th of December I played harp for my last worship service as a Wesley Scholar.

I accompanied the choir (directed by the amazing Angela Currie) for two movements from Britten's A Ceremony of Carols. It was lovely and a lot of fun. I also played J.S Bach's Prelude in C as my solo piece. The rest of the service was filled with readings from the Bible, music played on the piano by the exquisite pianist Caroline Badnall, other choir songs and of course congregational hymns.

Aft...

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Winthrop Society High Tea Function

Posted by Eliza Bourgault du Coudray on December 3, 2015 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)

On Tuesday the 1st of December I provided background music on the harp for UWA's Winthrop Society High Tea.

The event was held in the ALVA building (Architecture, Landscape & Visual Arts), and I was surrounded by awesome miniature models of buildings! I played my usual "background music" repertoire while the guests arrived and mingled, and then again while they ate the yummy, delicious-smelling foods.

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