"endless energy, mesmerising talent and unswerving commitment" Julian Bigg, Conductor
Eleanor Turner is a harpist and composer who creates unique shows for herself and her ensemble to perform worldwide. She is a member of contemporary folk band Ranagri, a leading expert on contemporary harp music, a composer and producer.
Eleanor's news, online courses and live streams
Next public concert:
Sunday 5th December at United Church of Egham, 'A Festive Harp Fantasy' concert by Keziah Thomas and Eleanor Turner. 2.30pm Tickets £5.50-£11 Address: United Church of Egham, High Street, Egham, TW20 9EX. Wheelchair accessible. Nearest parking in Tesco and Waitrose car parks. Music by Vivaldi, Piazzolla, Tchaikovsky, Handel and sparkly Christmas arrangements. Tickets from here: https://www.wegottickets.com/EghamDistrictMusicClub
Wednesday 8th December 1pm 4 Girls 4 Harps at Riverhouse Barn, Walton on Thames, Surrey. https://thelittleboxoffice.com/riverhouse/event/view/142063 A few tickets are still available!
Friday 10th December 7.30pm 4 Girls 4 Harps at Abbotsholme for Abbotsholme Arts Society. https://www.abbotsholmeartssociety.co.uk/programme/#concert3
Saturday 18th December 7pm A Traditional Christmas Concert in the United Reformed Church on Star Lane, Stamford, PE9 1PE. Beautiful classical music and Christmas carols, including a few to sing along with at the end. Starring Eleanor Turner, Robert-John Edwards (bass-baritone), Caroline Trutz (soprano) and Clare O'Connell (cello) No need to book but if you wish to reserve or let Eleanor know of any access requirements, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
ENSO CARDS: To purchase Enso Cards, please visit the Shop page.
Get Ready for Grades Level 3 is now LIVE online at Eleanor's Online Harp School at Teachable. Click this link to view the course curriculum and enjoy a free preview of two of the ten lessons! Get Ready for Grades Level 3 | Eleanor Turner's Online Harp School (teachable.com)
Please find below a new mixtape of six pieces curated by Eleanor and cellist and fellow composer Clare O'Connell. Recently launched as a duo, the pair are working on collecting their sonic inspirations as they create an album of pieces inspired by the novel Rock Crystal by Adalbert Stifter. Clare and Ellie have released a couple of videos so far on their youtube channel, YouTube.com/oconnellandturner and you can also follow and support them on Bandcamp at OConnellandTurner.Bandcamp.com
ENSO CARDS. Restocked, on the Shop page. Reviews:
Review in UKHA magazine, Spring 2021 online, by Katherine Thomas: Click here for 1 page PDF
Review in Pan magazine, July 2021, by Carla Rees: Click here for 1 page PDF
COURSE online for Advanced Harpists! Elizabeth Bass, international competition winner, chamber musician, orchestral harpist and tutor has created an online course specifically for Eleanor Turner's Teachable platform. The course is just £40 or £70 including a one on one lesson over Zoom, or in person in Bedford, with Elizabeth (at your mutual convenience). It's called The Imagination Feeds The Technique.
Ellie has a YouTube account YouTube.com/EleanorStrings so please do visit and please Subscribe while you're there. Follow Eleanor @eleanorstrings on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Soundcloud for news, uploads, videos and creative vibrations!
Book Ellie for a remote recording session, via the website SoundBetter.com. Here's a link to her profile: https://soundbetter.com/profiles/232852-eleanor-turner
THE THREE WAVES Eleanor's course on Indian classical music is online at eleanorturner.teachable.com. It is a co-production between her and Mendi Singh in which you learn the basics of Indian classical music: Ragas, Rhythm and Rhetoric. Learn how to explore the Charukeshi and Asavari raags, Taal - the system of beat cycles in Indian classical music, and the kind of shapes and gestures used in improvisations. It's suitable for lever and pedal harpists of all levels and is currently being enjoyed by other instrumentalists, too! Try this taster page now: https://eleanorturner.teachable.com/courses/the-three-waves-harp-and-tabla-experience-by-tala-tarang/lectures/17552861
The course was made with support from the UKHA (United Kingdom Harp Association) and can be accessed for FREE if you are a member of the UKHA, via a coupon code that you get via the Members Only section of their new website, www.ukharp.net. If you're not a UKHA member, and you don't even need to be a harp player to take the course, you can access the course for $50 or for just £10 if you support Eleanor via Patreon.