Skaila Kanga

Skaila KangaSkaila Kanga, the celebrated versatile harpist, composer and teacher at the Royal Academy of Music, London, studied piano and singing at the Royal Academy of Music and studied the harp with Tina Bonifacio. Skaila is renowned for her extensive career in both classical and pop records, television and her amazing list of nearly 500 film soundtrack credits, including Harry Potter, Shrek and James Bond. She has recorded with Elton John, Paul McCartney, Sting, Robbie Williams, James Galway, John Williams, Frank Sinatra, Joan Sutherland, Pavarotti, Katherine Jenkins and many more. For over 25 years Skaila was the solo harpist with the Nash Ensemble. She has been the Principal Harp of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields since 1971 and the London Mozart Players. Skaila works closely as Harp Consultant to the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. In 2003 Skaila, who was Head of Harp at the Royal Academy of Music from 1999-2010, was awarded Professorship of the University of London. In 2006 she co-founded the renowned summer International Harp Academy "HarpMasters" with Milda Agazarian. Skaila was appointed the title of Professor Emerita of Harp at the Royal Academy of Music in 2010.

Maruka Music was created in 2003 to publish the works of Skaila Kanga.

Compositions & Arrangements

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SOLOS
Title (click for further info) Instrumentation
All-Time Jazz Favourites Pedal Harp
Les Saisons de la Harpe Pedal Harp
Minstrel's Gallery Pedal or Lever Harp
Minstrel's Holiday Pedal or Lever Harp
Minstrel's Christmas Pedal or Lever Harp
Pathways Pedal Harp
Harp Songbook Pedal Harp
Towards the Light Pedal Harp
Concerto for Piano K414 in A major - MOZART arr Skaila Kanga Pedal Harp
   
TRIOS
Title (click for further info) Instrumentation
Rondo K386 - MOZART arr Skaila Kanga Flute, Viola & Harp
Sonatine - RAVEL arr Skaila Kanga Flute, Viola & Harp
My Dancing Days Harp Ensemble (3 parts)