Photo by Steve Matheson • May 28, 2018

As the duo Fiddle & Harp, Gordon and Marcie Swift (husband and wife) perform Celtic and American tunes in concert and for parties, weddings, receptions and other special occasions. Soothing harp and spirited fiddle join in a program of musical meditations, sparkling jigs and reels, romantic waltzes and more.

Sample audio clips:
The Lovers’ Waltz (Ungar/Mason, 3:13)
Glenlivet / The Gravel Walk (Scottish / Irish, 2:09)
Searching For Lambs (Irish, 3:28)
Wedding processional (Gentle Maiden, Irish, 1:13)
Wedding recessional (Scatter the Mud, Irish, 1:45)

Appearing next:
Thursday, June 28, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Copper Beech Institute
303 Tunxis Road, West Hartford, CT

Marcie, a psychologist and therapeutic musician, creates sanctuaries of sound that both heal and elevate. She brings her warmth and energy to concerts, retreats at Copper Beech Institute and Holy Family, assisted living centers and private homes.

Marcie and Gordon Swift make beautiful music together! Lively and soothing all at once!

After studying Western classical and South Indian classical violin, Gordon has played in bands ranging from jazz-rock fusion to reggae to country-and-western. He holds a doctorate in ethnomusicology from Wesleyan University and leads The Lost Acres String Band.

For information and bookings contact Marcie at (860) 670-0452 or

To learn about Marcie’s healing harp, including her workshops and retreats at Copper Beech Institute