Musicians Karen has worked with, harp makers, societies and other useful sites.
Harp players and other musicians Karen has worked with
Harp Sites Bill Taylor
Great player of wire, bray and gut harps specialising in early and historical music.
Taiko drummers based in Lanarkshire. Karen worked with them 2008-2010 in Yatra and other projects.
Classical Indian dhrupad singer Karen worked with in Yatra 2008/09
Kora player from Gambia, from the griot tradition, Karen has performed with Seikou in harp and kora duets and with his band.
Music SitesOrganisations & Institutions Ardival Harps
Makers of very fine Scottish instruments. Karen plays their Rose and Kilcoy (wire-strung) and Urquhart (bray) harps. They also run Harp Holidays.
Harps North West
Harp association for Cumbria, Lancashire and North Yorkshire. Karen is their composer in residence for 2015-16.
Publishers of harp music arranged by Karen Marshalsay and Bill Taylor
United Kingdom Harp Association
Exists to bring together all those interested in the harp, in all its forms, including amateur and professional players, teachers, and businesses providing services for the harp.
Feisean nan Gaidheal
Independent umbrella organisation of the feis movement (teaching Gaelic music) in Scotland.
Sabhal Mor Ostaig
The Gaelic college on Skye, running degree courses and short summer courses as well as An Cursa Inntrigidh, the award-winning distance learning Gaelic course, which Karen completed.
Sgoil Chiuil na Gaidhealtachd
The National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music, based at Plockton High School, for secondary age players of good standard.