Emma Durkan - Harpist - Saltcoats, Scotland

Emma Durkan


(2 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Wedding Musician
Country: United Kingdom
Based In: Saltcoats, Scotland
Performs: Worldwide
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Scottish/Irish harpist, fiddle player and singer
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Emma Durkan is a Scottish celtic harpist, fiddle player and singer who specialises in the performance of Scottish and Irish music but plays a wide and varied repertoire of music, from The Beatles to Bach. Emma strives to make every performance fantastic and give her client an unforgettable musical experience. If you are looking for something authentically Scottish or celtic, or perhaps you want a tasteful addition to your event - then Emma is perfect for your event.


• The Bridal March (Here Comes the Bride) - Richard Wagner
• Canon in D - Johann Pachelbel
• Trumpet Voluntary - Henry Purcell
• Trumpet Tune - Henry Purcell
• Theme from Jupiter (The Planets) - Gustav Holst
• Water Music Hornpipe – Handel
• Sheep May Safely Graze – Bach
• Air on a G String – Bach
• Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring - Bach
• Love is All Around - Wet Wet Wet
• All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
• Perfect – Ed Sheeran
• A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
• I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
• So ...


Emma Durkan is a skilled performer who has travelled throughout the United Kingdom to play in concert halls, weddings, birthday parties, wedding anniversaries, funerals, care homes, dinners and schools. She plays the clarsach (celtic harp), fiddle and sings. She studied music from the age of 11 and by 2014, she graduated from Newcastle University with a degree in music. Emma has delighted many audiences in the country and beyond, with her sensitive approach to playing and singing.

Reviews     (2 Reviews)

Emma Durkan - Harpist - Saltcoats, Scotland Event Location: Dundee Event Type: Wedding 1st April 2018
Emma played harp and fiddle at our wedding in April 2018. She was incredible. From the moment we first got in touch with her, she was friendly and professional. She facilitated all our requests. On the day she played beautifully. I'll never forget the moment I walked down the aisle to her rendition of our chosen song. Many guests commented they'd enjoyed her music throughout the ceremony and drinks reception. I would highly recommend her.
Reviewed by: Jilly
Emma Durkan - Harpist - Saltcoats, Scotland Event Location: West Kilbride Event Type: Wedding 28th January 2017
So many people have commented on how much they enjoyed the music... I'm sure that people were dancing because they couldn't resist your fiddle playing. Also it was delightful to be able to talk between dances, yet also listen to and enjoy your harp playing. Your contribution to the success of our day is immeasurable. You are a delightful musician and charming too!
Reviewed by: Sheila

Suitable for

Birthday Party (Adult) Casinos Christening Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Corporate Event Dinner Party Funeral/Memorial Service Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Trade Show / Exhibitions

Additional Information

Insured for Public Liability, equipped with amplification if necessary, all equipment PAT tested, can play outdoors (weather permitting).


Emma Durkan - The Girl with the Cloak

6 track debut solo EP featuring original harp, fiddle and vocal arrangements by Emma Durkan.

£5 (+£2 P&P)

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