Professional harpist Sharon Carroll provides a music service for church weddings, civil wedding ceremonies, private functions and corporate events. She has performed throughout Ireland, the UK, Germany and Italy. Her playing has impressed many V.I.Ps including members of the royal family, politicians and celebrities as well as beautifully set the scene at small intimate wedding ceremonies and events.
Celebrities entertained by Sharon include The Queen and Duke of Edingburgh, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Brian Kennedy, Peter Corry (singers), Mary Peters (athlete), David Walliams, Timothy Spall (actors), Tim McGarry, Dan Gordon (Give My Head Peace), Paul Rankin, Michael Dean (celebrity chefs), Rory Best (rugby player), Joe Brolly (footballer), Stuart Neville (author) and John Hume (one of the many poilticians played for at Stormont).
Learning the harp from an early age, Sharon has always had a talent and affinity for the harp. She prides herself in delivering a high standard of performance with impeccable presentation, flawless technique and innate musicality. Her repertoire includes a wide selection of traditional Irish music along with popular and classical pieces. Sharon’s recent album has received excellent reviews. It is a timeless collection of harp music telling the story of the harp through time.
Sharon is also an experienced harp teacher and the Director of the Carroll School of Harp based in Newry, Co.Down. She works with many budding young (and not so young harpists) to help them develop and grow as musicians. Her method of teaching allows pupils to gain confidence quickly to perfect the necessary skills required to play the most complicated pieces with ease, grace and the utmost enjoyment.
“Sharon created the most beautiful ambience at our recent wedding. Her talent is exceptional and she was very accommodating in learning specific pieces for us. Everyone was in awe of her performance and she is an extremely friendly and accommodating lady. Would highly recommend Sharon to anyone.” Donna
“Thank you for playing so beautifully at our wedding reception at The Four Seasons Hotel, Carlingford. Your music helped to create a very relaxed atmosphere that fitted perfectly with our special day.” Tom & Sue
“Hearing the Harp as I walked down the aisle at our wedding brought a tear to my eye. Once I heard you playing Pachelbel’s Canon I just knew this was it. It sounded so beautiful…..everyone thought it was a lovely touch and gave the day an extra romantic feel. Thank you Sharon.” Damien and Charlotte
“Sharon really exceeded our expectations. Her music for our wedding ceremony was just perfect and really set the scene. It was exactly what we had in mind. Very talented lady and such a pleasure to deal with. Thank you.” Ciara
Beautiful harp music throughout the ceremony including as your guests arrive. Sharon's harp playing will create the most amazing romantic moment by playing you down the aisle, during the signing of the register and the celebratory exit.
As you have your newly wed photographs taken, Sharon will entertin your guests at the drinks reception. This includes two hours of haunting Irish airs, jigs and reels as well as popular and classical harp music for your guests as they relax before the meal.
This is the perfect time for you (the newlyweds) and your guests to listen, relax and enjoy your meal while Sharon provides an elegant dining experience. Sharon will play from a wide selection of airs from Irish traditional, classical and popular music genres.
Please reserve your date as soon as possible!