Clare began learning the piano and violin at the age of 7, taking up the harp a few years later. After studying privately with the Royal Northern College of Music Harp Tutor, she continued her training at Aberystwyth University. Returning to Cumbria she performed with various orchestras and as part of a flute and harp duo as well as teaching at several schools.
WEDDINGS and FUNCTIONS: Over the last 16 years Clare has played at many weddings and functions, being a regular at several of the leading hotels in the North West as well as travelling to venues in the North East and Scottish Borders. She has entertained at a wide range of other events including the High Sheriff's Dinner at Muncaster Castle in 2011 as well as for corporate dinners, small family parties and Medieval Fairs.
HARP: Clare plays a modern copy of a 17th Century instrument, the Bohemian Troubadour harp which is renowned for its resonance and sweetness of tone.
CONCERTS: Clare has recently performed a series of solo concerts across the North of England and has released a CD 'On the Road', one review commented on her 'accomplished playing and beautiful singing voice which complimented each other perfectly' - (The Westmorland Gazette).