started learning classical piano as a six year old, and from there has
explored many musical fields including education, performance and
well as her main performance instruments of harp, guitar, piano and
voice, she enjoys playing a variety of other instruments. She currently
plays with her band “The Margaritas”, participates in a recorder
ensemble, plays for Hospice, hospitals, retirement homes and regularly performs with chamber groups and the Bay Symphonia
“Through music I have experienced and shared with others many wonderful and life-enriching moments. I am constantly amazed and humbled by the power that music has on the human body and soul. My musical journey is one which is filled with tears and laughter and I have met so many glorious people along the way.”
plays a French Camac concert pedal harp with hand carving and gilding.
It’s elegance is matched by a full, rich tone. Amplification is
available for outdoor venues or large gatherings.
Her smaller 34 string Minstrel lever harp, is ideal for gardens or less formal settings, Celtic music and bedside playing.
accompanies her voice with finger style guitar or piano (either her own
electric piano or an onsite acoustic piano) and also plays instrumental
music on both guitar and piano.
the majority of her work is playing for private functions, during the
last few years she has enjoyed musical residencies at Tauranga venues
including Fantail Lodge, Millsreef Winery, Zeytin The Mount, No.1 The
Strand, Morton Estate Winery, The Bridge and RSVP restaurants. Through
her experience as a wedding and functions musician she is familiar with
many of the top venues around Tauranga and further afield and travels
throughout the North Island performing..