Glenda Allaway is an award-winning harpist who specialises in creating bespoke soundtracks to life’s special moments. She has serenaded multiple members of the Royal Family, including the late Queen Elizabeth and HM the King, as well as Fortune 500 companies and private individuals.
As a full-time professional harpist, she performs across the country for solo recitals, orchestral engagements, corporate functions and weddings alike. This exciting and varied career has taken Glenda to some of the most exclusive venues including:
Passionate about bringing the harp to a wider audience, Glenda is frequently praised for making the harp sound modern and current.
She studied with world-renowned harpist, Gabriella Dall’Olio, for 6 years — firstly at Chetham’s School of Music and subsequently at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she attended as a grateful recipient of the Gladys Bratton Scholarship. Whilst at Trinity Laban, she was also awarded the John Marson Prize for Outstanding Musicianship. It’s this world-class classical training that Glenda pairs with a love of exploring new genres to continually take harp playing to new heights.