Professional harpist Camilla Pay is in great demand to play for weddings, receptions and parties throughout the UK.
Camilla enjoys a varied career as a freelance harpist; working with orchestras, chamber groups and solo. She has played principal harp in The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and has performed various concertos, including Mozart’s Harp and Flute Concerto in Canterbury Cathedral. She has given many solo recitals throughout Europe, including the World Harp Congress held in Prague and a performance at the European Harp Symposium in Amsterdam.
She has been a soloist on all three Fred Olsen Cruise Liners around Europe and Africa. For two years Camilla was harpist in residence at the Grosvenor House Hotel and currently holds residencies at the Langham Hilton and the Park Lane Hilton.
Her session work has included album tracks for Ellie Goulding, Sam Smith, John Legend, Morrissey and Incognito, and television performances with jazz/soul singerNatalie Cole on BBC’s Parkinson show, Aled Jones (for ITV) and Hayley Westenra. She played with Barry Manilow at Blenheim Palace and recorded a BBC special with him. She was also a featured artist in a TV series, ‘Music in Mansions’.
TV show appearances include: Strictly Come Dancing, The Graham Norton Show, Later with Jools Holland, The Jonathan Ross Show and many more, with artists including The Killers, Bette Midler & Beyoncé. Tours include: Kanye West, George Benson, Jay-Z & Alfie Boe.
Camilla has also played with soprano Katherine Jenkins on several occasions and a highlight for Camilla was when she accompanied Sir James Galway at The Classical Brit Awards at the Royal Albert Hall.