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Ms Alexandra King
Ms Alexandra King

Biography

Alexandra is an experienced and versatile harpist who has been in demand since her graduation in 2007. She has enjoyed a varied career so far performing all over the country for international corporations, MP's, celebrities and royalty.

Previous engagements include performances for HRH Queen Elizabeth II on her visit to the University of Huddersfield, live on television for Channel 4's popular cooking and chat show Sunday Brunch, and at a party hosted by Robert Smith (The Cure). Corporate bookings have included numerous performances for RBS, the Football Association, and also PRS for Music where she played alongside Rick Wakeman for guests including Jon Lord (Deep Purple), Sir John Tavener and John Rutter. She has worked at many prestigious venues such as The Houses of Parliament, Wembley Stadium, St Alban's Cathedral, Glyndebourne Opera House and Hampton Court Palace.

Alexandra's early orchestral experiences were with the Brighton Youth Orchestra, with whom she performed during their Diamond Jubilee year in concert at Glyndebourne Opera House and at the Brighton Dome with percussionist Evelyn Glennie.
During her time at Huddersfield University she performed regularly with the orchestra, symphonic wind orchestra and new music ensemble, with whom she performed a concert as part of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival subsequently broadcast on BBC Radio 3. She performed again for the festival in 2007 in an ensemble of 20 harpists, including Rhodri Davies and Eira Lynne Jones. She has performed regularly with the Worthing Philharmonic Orchestra and various other orchestras as a freelance harpist.
Alexandra has also performed with highly acclaimed tribute act The Brighton Beach Boys at sell-out concerts as part of the Brighton Festival.

Training and Qualifications:
Starting out learning piano at age 7, Alexandra had already passed her Grade 8 with a high merit when she began her studies on the harp. She went on to study piano at Trinity College of Music before gaining a scholarship to study harp at Huddersfield University, where she obtained her BMus Honours degree. After graduating, Alexandra resumed her harp studies with Helen Arnold, achieving a high distinction for her final Grade 8 and the ABRSM Diploma in Performance.

Contact Alexandra

Address: Shoreham-by-sea
Sussex (West)
BN43 5EJ
Phone: 07810 327509
Mobile: 07810327509
Fee (30 minutes): £22.00
Fee (60 minutes): £44.00

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