"I just wanted to say how much we think our daughter has improved since you took her on. She can now sightread much better and is very motivated. I think you are a pretty inspirational teacher! Our previous teacher would never have let her do things like the Greatest Showman! I am so pleased I found you and you could fit us in.” - Shauna, parent.
"Making music is such fun and I'm glad I took it up. I love my harp lessons and as always, I've enjoyed every one of them and certainly feel the benefit of your expert tuition. It's always a delight to come for my lessons and take on new challenges week by week." - Moira, adult learner.
"I've really enjoyed learning to play, and that's because of you being a fab teacher and also a friend. I've had lots of fun being taught by you and have loved your good advice and the giggles!" - Stacie, age 13.
"Christine employs a range of teaching strategies and shows great talent in adapting these to suit appropriate classes, pupils and situations." - Mary Murray, Head of Instrumental Music Service, North Ayrshire.
"You're a great teacher!" - Eilidh, age 9
"It has been a pleasure to have you here. The children have greatly enjoyed your visit and have learned a lot from your excellent lessons. You are a natural teacher." - Jane Murray, Albyn School, Aberdeen.
"Thank you very much for teaching me how to play the piano over the last 3 years. I have thoroughly enjoyed every lesson. You are a fantastic teacher." - Sherie, age 10.
"Christine leads her lessons confidently, interacts well with her pupils and makes many opportunities to praise them. She shows a high level of commitment to the teaching profession." - Moira Summers, Head of BEd Music Degree Course, University of Glasgow.
"Thank you for teaching me everything, Christine." - Iona, age 8.
"Real talent!" - Imogen Barford, Professor of Harp at Guildhall School of Music, London.
"I just wanted to say that the music you recommended for my entrance was just beautiful and obviously all the other songs throughout the wedding ceremony were superb. Many guests commented to me during the day and after how they loved the music - so many thanks for your wonderful entertainment and also professionalism, it really added to our special day. Many thanks again for helping make our special day even more fantastic." - Lesley Gill.
"Sensitive and musical, a moving performance" - Ann Lampard, HonARAM.
"Christine, just want to thank you so much for playing at our wedding yesterday and doing such a wonderful job. We absolutely loved you playing, it sounded so nice and everyone commented on how well you played and how lovely it sounded. Rhian was really chuffed with it so thank you so much." - Stuart & Rhian.
"Excellent - an enjoyable recital!" - Robert Irvine, Senior Lecturer at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
"I am writing on behalf of all the residents of Angusfield House Care Home to thank you for your excellent recital you gave on your Scottish harp, especially interesting was your demonstration. We would like to express our appreciation of your programme and to invite you back at your earliest convenience." - Margaret Purves, Four Seasons Health Care.
"We would like to say a big thank you for playing the harp so beautifully at our recent wedding. The sound of your harp was absolutely wonderful to hear and relaxed both our guests and indeed Jonathan and myself. You are clearly a gifted individual and it was such a joy and pleasure to have you perform for us. Thank you also for your input and help with our music choices which was much appreciated. We were so pleased that you were able to perform for the drinks reception, as well as the ceremony and felt it really created a superb and unique ambience for all our guests to enjoy. Thank you so much for being part of our special day and for making it extra special too." - Julie & Jonathan
"A stylish performance - sparkling clarity" - Kathryn Page, Adjudicator of Aberdeen and North East of Scotland Music Festival 2010.
"She builds an interesting solo repertoire, her programme is demanding and has a great stylistic variety....a strong and confident musician." - Alina Bzhininska, Harp Lecturer at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
"We were absolutely thrilled to have Christine play at our wedding ceremony. She was fantastic and all the guests loved her! She played beautifully and even played songs that we requested. It made our ceremony and we would definitely recommend her." - Kirsty and Alastair Graydon
"Thank you very much for playing the harp at Jennifer's wedding, the music was beautiful and fitted in so well with the castle. Jennifer, Tom and all the guests were delighted with your music - it really made the day. We will certainly recommend you to our friends. Many thanks." - Julie & Ken Laurie
"Musically engaging playing" - Allan Neave, Head of Harp & Guitar Studies, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
"Just wanted to say a huge thank you for all your help on the lead up to our big day and for the day itself. The harp sounded beautiful in the chapel and we had great comments from guests. Thanks again!" - Tiffany & Graeme
"Sensitive, beautifully played" - Morag-Anne Elder, Scottish Instrumentalist Adjudicator, Aberdeen Music Festival.
"Thoughtful, expressive musicianship... technically purposeful and versatile. It was a pleasure listening to your recital." - Roger Pope, Trinity Guidhall Examiner.