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.

 

Lucy Scandrett Suggested Prelude/Processional

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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