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Maria-Christina Harper

MC’s latest album Draft is Out Now

Maria-Christina Harper is an award winning, London based, experimental electric harp player who creates compositions using pedal effects.

MC released her solo album Gluten free as MC & The 7 Pedals under Valentine Records (UK) and has now released her second album, Draft with cretan lute player | Hairetis Harper (Same Difference Music)

MC has performed on Later with Jools Holland on BBC2, BBC6, BBC1, KEXP, and at the Montreal Jazz Festival. In London she has also appeared at the Royal Festival Hall, 606 Jazz club, The Roundhouse, the National Portrait Gallery

Maria‚ÄźChristina has toured or collaborated with many artists including Katie Melua, Soft Cell, Anni Hogan, Alani, Jeremy Reed, Richard Strange and Psarantoni, rapper Potent Whisper.

MC has an MA in Music Therapy and teaches at Roehampton Univeristy and has been working as a MT in health care settings and prisons.

MC is a PhD candidate in music at Surrey Univeristy, UK.

Experimental folk, rock | Cinematic

‘Nobody in the world plays the harp like Maria-Christina‘,

Tom Robinson, BBC Radio, UK

Gluten Free is the sound of a spellbinding new artist, letting you listen to a series of strings in whole new way. If you think harp is a classically-curtailed instrument, you will invited, enticed and intrigued into realising otherwise’,

Louder Than War Magazine , UK

‘…buy it…it is one of the most rewarding listens I’ve come accross in a while’

Folk Radio, UK

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