"scrupulous attention to the harp's dynamic and rhythmic possibilities" The Times

Eleanor Turner is a harpist and composer who creates unique shows for herself and her ensembles to perform worldwide.

Eleanor's news

Hello and welcome. If you are a harpist looking for lessons or coaching, Eleanor has (April '24) lesson times available to book online, including one off study days coming up: May 31st, July 9th and August 11th. Please see Teaching for Eleanor's calendar where you can book straight in. 

Eleanor is pleased to be tutoring online for the wonderful 'Little Harp Social' franchise, devised by Keziah Thomas with unique books, backing tracks and other learning materials at various levels from total beginner upwards, including the hire/purchase of a lap harp if you don't already have a harp. All taught in a fun and social way online via Zoom - enquire with Keziah at hello@littleharpsocial.com

Upcoming concerts 2024

April 11th (Thursday) 11am 'Memento' concert with James Turnbull (oboe), Eleanor Turner (harp) and Alessandro Ruisi (violin) at Toll Gavel United Church, HU17 9AA. New Paths Festival, East Riding of Yorkshire. Details of programme and booking here: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/new-paths-music/memento-spring-festival-2024/e-xgjzog This concert features Eleanor in two pieces: Stephen Dodgson's Countdown for oboe and harp (marking Dodgson's centenary year) and Ayanna Witter-Johnson's Meditation, originally written for 4 Girls 4 Harps but heard here on harp with loop station. Supported by the Stephen Dodgson Charitable Trust.

April 11th Sanctuary in Stamford 8pm-8.45pm with acoustic and electro-acoustic harpist Ruth Lee. Donations welcomed for the musician. United Reformed Church, Star Lane, PE9 1PE (next to Dominos). No parking at the church itself - use Broad Street or Recreation Ground Road, or North Street or Wharf Road Car Parks.

April 13th (Saturday) 9-9.45am and 10-10.45am Quaker Meeting House, Beverley, North Yorkshire.Yoga sessions with live music on harp, in collaboration with Madeleine Holmes (yoga instructor) for the New Paths Festival in Beverley.

For future concerts, please see the Concerts page.

New Publication

Danse du voile by Francisco de Lacerda is now available in Eleanor's shop - click on the button below to go straight to the sheet music!

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ENSO CARDS. Currently Sold Out for the second time! 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