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Originally from Bradford, West Yorkshire, now based in North Norfolk, Donna's career in music began at the age of 7 when she started playing the violin.  She had a lot of success with this instrument, including playing with a number of acclaimed youth groups and orchestras and culminating in being invited to perform in front of Princess Anne at St George's Hall when she was 12!
Unfortunately, repetitive strain injury forced her to give up the violin as a young adult; unable to live without music however she turned to singing - studying under one of the principle singers of Opera North - and, more latterly, the Celtic Harp.  Donna says:
"The Celtic Harp is the perfect instrument for me because it sounds beautiful on its own but also mixes well with the voice.  It has the same beauty and evocation as the Concert Harp, but being smaller it fits well into smaller venues as well as having the volume to fill out the larger ones.  I love playing the harp; it is the most satisfying experience, and being able to share it with other people on the most significant days of their lives - be it a wedding, a birthday party or a funeral - always makes me feel honoured."
In 2013 Donna had an electric pick-up fitted to her harp, giving it the added volume needed to fill even the largest venue!
Donna plays a mixture of classical, folk and popular music (plus some rock standards you might not expect to hear on a harp!).  To listen to some of her music click here .  To contact Donna click here.