Cecily Beer is a premier professional harpist for weddings & events currently resident harpist at The Waldorf Covent Garden.

Based in Camberley, Surrey, Cecily has performed all over the world including Europe, The Middle East, Australasia, the French Polynesia and the USA. Cecily is in high demand for private engagements. These have included performances for Rolling Stones member, Ronnie Wood; the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams; Time Out magazine’s new year’s eve event at The Shard; and for Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

She has taken part in broadcasts on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM, and several television musical appearances. Her most recent performances include Debussy’s ‘Danses Sacrée et Profane’ for harp solo and strings at St Martin in the Fields with The Brandenburg Sinfonia, Tchaikovsky’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at Cadogan Hall with The John Lewis Symphony Orchestra, and Tchaikovsky’s seasonal ‘The Nutcracker’ with Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra at St John’s, Notting Hill.

One of her most notable performances was appearing as a guest recitalist in Kuwait City, performing as part of the British Council’s Cultural Season 2014 at the Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, in collaboration with the British Embassy of Kuwait.


Cecily plays regularly as part of symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles, choral societies, duo and solo background music for weddings and corporate events, and duo and solo public and private recitals.

Venues include
Buckingham Palace, London
Blenheim Palace
Kirtlington Park
Kensington Palace
Dorchester Abbey
The Savoy Hotel, London
Guildhall, Windsor
The Shard, London
Northcote House, Sunningdale
Lancaster House, London
Painted Hall and Chapel, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
Café Royal, London
Wentworth Club, Virginia Water
Ickworth House, Suffolk
Natural History Museum, London
The Savill Gardens, Surrey
Leez Priory, Essex
Syon Park House, London
St John’s Smith Square, London
St Martin-in-the-Fields, London
Cliveden House, Buckinghamshire
The Langham Hotel, London
Woodhall Manor, Suffolk

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Set list / Repertoire

Arabesque no. 1 – Debussy
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel
Ave Maria – Schubert / Gounod
’Here Comes the Bride’ – Wagner
Canon in D – Pachelbel
Cantique de Jean Racine – Faure
Casta Diva from ’Norma’ – Bellini
Clair de Lune – Debussy
Duet from ’Pearl Fishers’ – Bizet
Flower Duet from ’Lakme’ – Bizet
In Paradisum – Faure
Themes from ’The Four Seasons’ – Vivaldi
Liebestraum – Liszt
Meditation from ’Thais’ – Massenet
Musetta’s Waltz from ’La Boheme’ – Puccini
Nocturne from String Quartet no.2 – Borodin
Nocturne -Glinka
Prelude in C – Bach
Polovtsian Dances from ’Prince Igor’ – Borodin
Raindrop Prelude – Chopin
The Swan from ’Carnival of the Animals’ – Saint-Säens
Wedding March – Mendelssohn

All Through the Night
Amazing Grace
Auld The Ash Grove
Lang Syne
Believe Me If All Those Endearing Charms
Brian Boru’s March
David of the White Rock/Dafydd y Garreg Wen
Down By The Sally Gardens
Drink to Me Only
Dros y Dwr i Draeth Llanstephan
Early One Morning
Flow Gently, Sweet Afton
The Foggy, Foggy Dew
Give Me Your Hand
I Gave My Love a Cherry
The Lark in the Clear Air
Last Rose of Summer
Lisa Lan
Little Saucepan/Sosban Fach
Mhairi’s Wedding
My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose
My Wild Irish Rose
O Danny Boy/Londonderry Air
Scarborough Fair
She Moved Through The Fair
The Ships of Caernarfon/Llongau Caernarfon
Skye Boat Song/O’er the Sea to Skye
Suo Gan
The Water is Wide / O Waly, Waly
Watching the White Wheat/Bugeilio’r Gwenith Gwyn
When Irish Eyes are Smiling
Ye Banks and Braes

59th Bridge Street (Feelin’ Groovy) – Simon and Garfunkle
All Of You – John Legend
And I Love You So – Don Mclean
Angel – Sarah McLachlan
Ashokan Farewell from ’The Civil War’
A Thousand Miles – Vanessa Carlton
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Beneath Your Beautiful – Labyrinth
The Blower’s Daughter – Damian Rice
Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkle
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Can You Feel The Love Tonight from ’The Lion King’ – Elton John
Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You – Elvis Presley
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Chi Mai – Ennio Morricone
Clocks – Coldplay
The Closest Thing To Crazy – Katie Melua
Daydream Believer – The Monkees
Edelweiss from ’The Sound of Music’
Endless Love – Lionel Richie
Every Breath You Take – The Police
Everything – Michael Bublé
(Everything I do) I Do It For You – Bryan Adams
Fields of Gold – Sting/Eva Cassidy
Fireflies – Owl City
From This Moment – Shania Twain
Themes from Love Actually – Craig Armstrong
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
Happy – Pharell Williams
Heaven – Sammy / Bryan Adams
How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
I Say A Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Kiss From a Rose – Seal
Marry Me – Jason Mraz
Moondance – Van Morrison
Moon River – Mancini
The Power Of Love – Gabrielle Aplin
This Year’s Love – David Gray
To Make you Feel My Love – Boby Dylan / Adele
What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Extensive selections from The Beatles and Disney

Ain’t Misbehavin’ – Waller and Brooks
All The Things You Are – Kern
At Last – Etta James
Autumn Leaves – Kosmas
Bewitched – Rodgers
Blue Moon – Rodgers and Hammerstein
Day of Wine and Roses – Mancini
Don’t Get Round Much Anymore – Duke Ellington
Embraceable You – Gershwin
Fly Me To The Moon – Sinatra
It Had To Be You – Isham Jones
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free – Billy Taylor
Lady Be Good – Gershwin
La Vie En Rose – Louiguy
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes – Kern
Someone to Watch Over Me – Gershwin
Summertime – Gershwin
Take Five – Desmond
Time After Time – Styne

Selections from:
A Little Night Music
Les Miserables
The Phantom of the Opera
The Sound of Music