A harper, singer and composer, Steph has a love of dancing rhythms, vivid chords and a free flowing melody. You may hear her performing solo, playing in a variety of bands and projects, from the British Paraorchestra to bal-swing project Midnight Patisserie. Steph also teaches harp and traditional music, and is involved with the Irish and English folk and harp communities in the south east of England. She is a mentor for OpenUp Music‘s groundbreaking youth accessibility project South West Open Youth Orchestra.

Steph plays solo harp for special events and weddings, please see www.stephanie-west.co.uk for more details. Steph also works with ceilidh band Guerilla Ceilidh as a caller. To enquire about either of these acts, please email or call Steph, or fill in the booking form here.


Want to get into folk music? Played your instrument a bit but not sure where to start? Come along on the 11th Feb!
Build a band! A workshop for folk musicians
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Build a band! A workshop for folk musicians

February 11, 2017, 9:30am - February 11, 2017, 12:30pm

Headington Baptist Church

Love playing folk music, and want the next step up? Come meet like-minded people, have a go and learn some new skills along the way! We'll learn a couple of tunes, have fun with arrangements and musical games to make our playing sparkle. We'll also include tips and tricks you can take home to make your pieces your own. Tutor Steph West has been running workshops for over ten years in a variety of settings and is here to make your morning go with a swing! Previously she's worked with Shooting Roots, EFDSS and Guildhall's CYM, as well as harp specialists the Clarsach Society. - For musicians ages 8 to 98! Suitable for Grades 3-5, or three or more years experience of playing your instrument - Bring your instrument (please let us know if it's a transposing instrument like saxophone) - Bring a recording device if you have one - Music (score / ABC notation) will be provided at the end if the session - Bring a snack if you want one, tea and coffee available in the break

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I will be running a folk music workshop for Folk Weekend: Oxford on 11th Feb at Headington Baptist Church: come down to build a band! Build a band! A workshop for folk musicians ... See MoreSee Less

Build a band! A workshop for folk musicians

February 11, 2017, 9:30am - February 11, 2017, 12:30pm

Headington Baptist Church

Love playing folk music, and want the next step up? Come meet like-minded people, have a go and learn some new skills along the way! We'll learn a couple of tunes, have fun with arrangements and musical games to make our playing sparkle. We'll also include tips and tricks you can take home to make your pieces your own. Tutor Steph West has been running workshops for over ten years in a variety of settings and is here to make your morning go with a swing! Previously she's worked with Shooting Roots, EFDSS and Guildhall's CYM, as well as harp specialists the Clarsach Society. - For musicians ages 8 to 98! Suitable for Grades 3-5, or three or more years experience of playing your instrument - Bring your instrument (please let us know if it's a transposing instrument like saxophone) - Bring a recording device if you have one - Music (score / ABC notation) will be provided at the end if the session - Bring a snack if you want one, tea and coffee available in the break

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