Lucy Scandrett

Lucy Scandrett is a professional harpist and teacher in Hilton Head Island, SC. Since she moved to Hilton Head Island, she played for the Hilton Head Choral Society, Savannah Philharmonic, plantations, churches, and historical locations.

She is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, where she started the study of the harp at the age of three with her late mother, Elizabeth Clark. She began her professional career at the age of 16 playing the Fantastiks at Barter Theater in Abingdon, VA. She went on to obtain a degree in Harp Performance from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music where she studied with Lucy Lewis. In addition, she received a Master of Music degree in Musicology from Converse College in Spartanburg, SC where she was a teaching assistant and performer. Lucy also studied privately with the world renowned harpists and teachers Lucile Lawrence and Alice Chalifoux.

For many years, she was the Principal Harpist for the Pittsburgh Ballet Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, the Civic Light Opera Orchestra as well as the Johnstown, Butler, McKeesport, and Westmoreland Symphony Orchestras. Lucy also was the solo harpist with the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble with whom she recorded contemporary music for CRI records. She played for Gateway to the Arts and was a soloist with orchestras and in recital. She performed for numerous shows and performers such as Aretha Franklin, John Denver, Josh Groban, Yul Brynner, Joan Sutherland, and Luciano Pavarotti. Lucy was the adjunct Professor of Harp at Indiana University of PA, Chatham University, Seton Hill University, and Geneva College. She maintained an extensive private studio in Pittsburgh, taught harp at The Ellis School, and Musik Innovations School of Music. She began the Harp Department at the Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts 6-12 School (CAPA). Her students in Pittsburgh often performed together at churches and assisted living facilities.

Lucy served as the President of theAmerican Harp Society from 1998-2002 and 2006-2010 and was on the AHS Board for 18 years. In 2012, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the AHS.Lucy was a member of the trio harp ensemble: Three of Harps. She continues to serve in numerous other capacities with the organization. In Pittsburgh, she started the American Harp Society Chapter in 1978 and recently started the Lowcountry Chapter of the American Harp Society in Hilton Head Island, SC.

 

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Lucy Scandrett Song List

CLASSICAL:
All Through the Night - Welsh Melody
Andante - J. S. Bach
Aria from “Rinaldo” -  G. F. Handel
Arioso  -J. S. Bach
Automne - M. Grandjany
Ave Maria - Bach/Gounod and F. Schubert
Brother James’ Air - Irish Melody
Canon in D - Johann Pachelbel
Clair de lune - C. Debussy
Dodi Li - Hebrew melody
Fairest Lord Jesus - Silesian Melody
First Arabesque  - C. Debussy
Garden of Scented Roses - Hebrew melody
Girl with the Flaxen Hair - C. Debussy
Great is thy Faithfulness - Runyan
Harmonious Blacksmith - G. F. Handel
I Vow to Thee - Holst
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring - J.S. Bach
Largo and Spring - A. Vivaldi
Meditation from “Thais" - J. Massenet
Ode to Joy - L. Beethoven
Passacaille - G. F. Handel
Prelude on “Rhosymedre” - Welsh
The Fountain - Chalmers
Traumerei - R. Schumann
Sheep May Safely Graze - J. S. Bach
Siciliana  - Respighi
To A Wild Rose - E. MacDowell
Trumpet Voluntary - Jeremiah Clarke
Upon the Willows - Brodie
Wedding March from “Midsummer Night’s Dream - Mendelssohn

POPULAR and FOLK MUSIC:
A Thousand Years - Hodges & Perri
Aladin - A. Menken
All I Ask of You - Andrew Lloyd Weber
All of Me - John Stephens & Toby Gad
All the things You Are - Jerome Kern
As time Goes By - H. Hupfeld
At Last - Gordon & Warren
Beauty and the Beast - A. Menken
Can’t Help Falling in Love with You - Weiss & Thiele
Celtic Melodies British Isles
City of Stars - Justin Hurwitz
Cumbia Delicioso - Alfredo Rolando Ortiz
Danny Boy - Irish Melody
Don’t Cry for Me Argentina - Rice & Weber
Embraceable You - G. Gershwin
Evergreen - Barbara Streisand
Fields of Gold - Sting
Gabriel’s Oboe - E. Morricone
Here comes the Sun - George Harrison
How Does a Moment Last Forever - A. Menken
I Get a Kick Out of You - Cole Porter
I will always Love You - Dolly Parton
It Had to be You - Kahn & Jones
Love is Here to Stay - G.Gershwin
Lullaby of Broadway - Harry Warren
Memory - Andrew Lloyd Weber
Michelle - John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Moon River - Henry Mancini
Moonglow - E. DeLange Irving Mills
Music of the Night - Andrew Lloyd Weber
Over the Rainbow - H. Arlen

POPULAR and FOLK MUSIC (continued):
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganina Rachmaninoff
Satin Doll - Duke Ellington
Scarborough Fair - English Melody
Send in the Clowns - Stephen Sondheim
Someone to Watch Over Me - Gershwin
Something in the Way She Moves - George Harrison
Somewhere in Time - John Barry
Songs from Sound of Music - Rogers & Hammerstein
Stairway to Heaven - Page & Plant
The Ash Grove - Welsh Melody
The Way You Look Tonight - Jerome Keern
Through the Eyes of Love - Marvin Hamlisch
Try to Remember - Jones & Schmidt
Unforgettable - I. Gordon
Wedding Song  - Paul Stookey
What a Wonderful World - Weiss & Thiele
What are you doing the rest of your Life - Michel LeGrand & Bergman
What I Did for Love - Marvin Hamlisch
When You Wish Upon a Star -Harline & Washington
Where is Love - Lionel Bart
Yesterday - John Lennon & Paul McCartney
You Raise Me Up - R. Louland & B. Graham