"Fiona made my day a magical occasion with her heavenly harp" - Rachel Mansfield
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Fiona Isabelle McGee was born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. At the age of six she started lessons on the Violin and Clarsach Harp. She then progressed to the Concert Harp and had lessons with Daphne Boden. Fiona joined the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1989 where she studied Harp with Charlotte Seale, Cello with Gillian Thody and Composition with Gary Carpenter and Jeffrey Wilson. She then continued her Harp studies with Hugh Webb whilst taking her A-levels at Knights Templar School in Baldock.
Fiona graduated from the Birmingham Conservatoire of Music in 2001 with a BMus (Hons) degree in music having studied the Harp with Robert Johnston.
Fiona has recently performed as resident Harpist on board the Queen Mary 2 Ocean Liner on several World Cruises, the Queen Victoria Cruise Liner for the World cruise where alongside playing lounge music, she gave recitals and accompanied poetry readings for "Harps and Hearts" with actors and actresses from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. , Fiona has also performed on the Queen Elizabeth Cruise Liner for her Maiden voyage World Cruise, where she had the pleasure of playing for Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth when she performed the Naming Ceremony.
Fiona is currently expanding on her repertoire of Jazz and Popular music and is very keen to get into the session industry and it is her ambition to acquire an electric harp.
Fiona McGee is presently living in Stevenage in Hertfordshire and is available for all occasions such as Wedding Ceremonies, Wedding Receptions, Bar Mitzvahs, Christenings, Birthdays, Funerals, Cocktail Parties, Exhibitions, Restaurants & Corporate Functions.
She is also in demand as a soloist for recitals, orchestral work and other such functions in and around Hertfordshire and London.