Kathleen Gahagan,
Harpist and Harp Teacher

London, Ontario, Canada

Phone: (519) 673-4042


Perfect for Weddings, Receptions,
Banquets, and other Special


Kathleen has been playing the harp at a professional level for over 20 years, performing at weddings, receptions, and business functions, as well as parties and galas.

She enjoys a wide ranging repertoire, with a focus on classical works and traditional Celtic music.

Since receiving her Bachelor of Music degree from McGill University in 2001, Kathleen has extensive performance experience throughout southwestern Ontario which includes:

*  Principal harpist with the London Community Orchestra

*  Featured harpist in performances with Orchestra London, Encore Concert Band, London Concert Band, UWO Symphonic Band, First St Andrews Strings, and St Paul's Cathedral recital series

*  Harpist in Brantford production of Beauty and the Beast (April 2009 and May 2010)

*  Harpist in London, Ontario production of Amahl and the Night Visitors (December 2008)

*  Frequent performer of chamber works thoughout southwestern Ontario, including collaborations with flute, violin, cello, organ, and accordion

*  Performer of new solo and chamber works for harp by London Ontario composers

*  Choral accompanist in concerts with Amabile Treble Concert Choir, King's University College Chamber Choir, Bach-Elgar choir, and various church choirs throughout southwestern Ontario

*  Accompanist for UWO graduate vocal performance students

*  Performer of sacred music, frequently in harp and organ duo collaborations, at churches throughout southwestern Ontario

Kathleen is a flexible performer, accommodating of special requests, and sensitive to the specific needs of your special event. To hear audio samples of her solo performances on pedal and lever harp, go to http://www.myspace.com/kathleengahagan

Kathleen also has an active private studio, teaching lever and pedal harp to a variety of learners, ranging from young children to older adults. Whether a student is interested in preparing for university level studies in harp performance, or simply learning to play for pleasure, Kathleen is a supportive force in each student's musical development. She draws on her personal experiences in performing, combined with her academic studies of music, and over a decade of teaching experience, to tailor lessons to the needs of each individual student.



London,Ontario, CANADA
May 2020