Erin Kathleen Hill
Louisville, Kentucky, US
Harpist, singer, songwriter, musician, actress
Harp, keyboards, electric bass, upright bass, guitar, flute, fiddle, recorder, percussion, accordion, drums, hammered dulcimer, theremin, hurdy-gurdy, saxophone
a-ha, Enya, Cyndi Lauper, Kanye West, The Fab Faux, Martha Wainwright, G. E. Smith, Garth Hudson, Savoy, Four Celtic Voices, The Dream Jam Band,
Erin Hill is a New York City harpist, singer, and actress.
Her musical performances have ranged from pop, psychedelic, and science fiction to kids music, opera, and Celtic. Hill's 2009 album with her Celtic group hit #1 on the Billboard World Music Chart.
She has performed with [1 ] Enya, Kanye West, a-ha, Sinead O'Connor, and Jewel, among others. Hill is known for her pop arrangements on solo harp, playing and singing everything from Bowie, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder and Neil Young to Prince, The Police, Avril Lavigne and Lady Gaga.
As an actress, she has appeared on
Broadway, film, and television, [2 ] most notably as the Pretty White Girl on [3 ] . Chappelle's Show She is an actor, composer and screenwriter in the film [4 ] Clear Blue Tuesday, about which the New York Times said: "Erin Hill, as a giddy, harp-playing Trekker, stands out… The best and funniest scene in the film is Ms. Hill's". USA Today premiered her sci-fi music video [5 ] "Lookout, Science" in 2012. Hill's "Lookout, Science" and "Giant Mushrooms" music videos were featured in the Dragon Con Independent Film Festival 2012. [6 ]
Hill won a 2013 Independent Music Award for her song "Stun," from the Erin Hill & her Psychedelic Harp album
Girl Inventor. She did Original Music and Sound Design for the 2013 Drama Desk Award-nominated [7 ] That Play: a Solo Macbeth. She was featured in an HBO [8 ] 2013 promo, playing the Game of Thrones theme on her harp. Game of Thrones Hill is also the voice and harp behind Tafne, a central character in the [9 ] Android video game The Legacy of Barubash. Newsday has called her "the dangerously enjoyable Erin Hill." [10 ] [11 ]
Discography [ edit ]
World of Nickhoo by The Dream Jam Band (April 2014) Dream Jam Productions. Erin Hill: vocals, harp
Let It Snow by Jewel (September 2013) Somerset Group, Ltd. Erin Hill: harp
Girl Inventor by Erin Hill & her Psychedelic Harp (January 2013) Gridley Records. Erin Hill: songwriter, vocals, harp, keyboards, bass.
Leave it in the Soup (July 2010) by The Dream Jam Band. Dream Jam Productions, EMI. Produced by Rick Chertoff. Erin Hill: songwriter, vocals, bass, harp, keyboards; arranger on Shoes, co-producer on Melanie the Mermaid
Four Leaf Clover by Four Celtic Voices with Celeste Ray & Erin Hill (2009) Gridley Records. Erin Hill: songwriter, vocals, harp, bass.
Vapor by Taylor Barton with Wicked Felina (2006) Green Mirror. Produced by G.E. Smith. Erin Hill: co-writer, vocals, harp, guitar, keyboards, hammered dulcimer.
(2006) Ghostlight Records/ Razor and Tie. The new Off-Broadway recording. Erin Hill: harpist. The Fantasticks
by Martha Wainwright Martha Wainwright (2005) Zoe Records. Erin Hill: harpist. [12 ]
Pyjama Party by Frederic Buchet (2005) Gridley Records. Erin Hill: producer, co-writer, vocals, harp, accordion, hammered dulcimer, analog synths.
Frost as Desired by Erin Hill (2002) Gridley Records. Erin Hill: songwriter, vocals, guitars, harp, synths.
I See a Great City by Clan Chi (2002) Crisnjoco. Erin Hill: vocalist
Pretty Flowers by The Buddy Scott Trio (2002) Gridley Records. Erin Hill: vocals, executive producer.
(1999) RCA. Motion picture soundtrack, directed by Tim Robbins. Erin Hill: vocals. Cradle Will Rock [13 ]
Cabaret (1998) RCA. The new Broadway cast recording, directed by Sam Mendes. Erin Hill: vocals, harp, flute, saxophone.
Night of the Hunter (1998) Varese Sarabande. Erin Hill: vocals. [14 ]
Titanic (1997) RCA Victor. The Original Broadway Cast Recording. Erin Hill: vocals.
Honkytonk Highway (1996) Original Cast Recording. Erin Hill: vocals, harp, fiddle, lap steel, guitar, bass, percussion, keyboards, saxophone. [15 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Television [ edit ]
Broadway [ edit ]
Urinetown Hope, Little Sally (understudy)
[19 ] Henry Miller Theater, original cast
[20 ] Roundabout, Henry Miller Theater, original cast, directed by Sam Mendes
Titanic Kate Mullins
[21 ] Lunt-Fontanne, original cast
Off-Broadway/Regional [ edit ]
A Midsummer Night's Dream First Fairy/Robin Starveling
Classic Stage Company, starring
Bebe Neuwirth, Anthony Heald, Christina Ricci
Lincoln Center's South Pacific Harpist, Rehearsal Pianist
1st National Tour (Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, Toronto, etc.)
Lil's 90th Musical Director
Long Wharf Theater, starring
Lil's 90th Deirdre
Sundance Theater Lab, starring
The Fantasticks Harpist
The Jerry Orbach Theater, Snapple Theater Center, the Off-Broadway revival
The Difficulty of Crossing a Field Mrs. Williamson
Ridge Theater, Alexander Kasser Theater opera
People Are Wrong! Teri
When It's Cocktail Time in Cuba Anya
Cherry Lane Theatre
New York Stage and Film, also starring
Cyndi Lauper, Fisher Stevens
Spring Awakening Ilse
Sundance Theater Lab
Night Governess Chloe
McCarter Theater, world premiere
A Little Night Music Petra
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Great Lakes Theater Festival
Between the Sheets
Playwright's Collective, world premiere, by Eduardo Machado
Randy Newman's Faust The Devil's Bride
Goodman Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, and American Place Theater (Lincoln Center workshop)
Rent Brenda, Blockbuster Woman, Mark's mom, student
New York Theatre Workshop
Night of the Hunter Ruby
Honkytonk Highway Jenine-Kate
Don't Tell Mama, Goodspeed-at-Chester, won Bistro Award
Screenwriter [ edit ]
Soundtrack (Film and Television) [ edit ]
That's What She Told Me (2011) composer. writer: "The Jubilation," "Silver Feet," "No Other You." performer: "The Jubilation", "Silver Feet"
(2009) writer, performer: "Prologue", "Reckless". co-writer: "Move High" Clear Blue Tuesday
A Mock Time: A Star Trek Wedding (2007) writer: "Intro: Mock's Brain" and "Main Theme: The Bridegroom of Gothos"
The Shabbos Bigfoot (2006) writer: "Waking Up and No Other You". Performer: "Waking Up and No Other You"
(2001) writer: "Lolita (Lo and Behold)". "Performer: Lolita (Lo and Behold)" American Desi
$pent (2000) writer: "Do it Yourself". Performer: "Do it Yourself"
Bad Bride (2000) (TV) writer, performer: "Waking Up".
So, What's in Jericho? (1999) performer: "Precious Memories"
(1999) performer: "Let's Do Something", "The Cradle Will Rock", "Honolulu", "Oh What a Filthy Night Court", "Art for Art's Sake" Cradle Will Rock
The 52nd Annual (1998) (TV) performer: "Willkommen" Tony Awards
Macy's 21st Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular (1997) (TV) "performer: Lady's Maid"
The 51st Annual (1997) (TV) "performer: Ship of Dreams" Tony Awards
External links [ edit ]
^ "Four Leaf Clover #1 in the Billboard World Albums chart". Billboard Top 200. Billboard.com. May 2, 2009 . Retrieved . June 4, 2010
^ "Erin Hill on IMDB" . Retrieved . October 21, 2010
^ "Erin Hill on IMDB" . Retrieved . October 21, 2010
^ "Pretty White Girl Sings Dave's Thoughts" . Retrieved . June 26, 2014
^ "A Post-9/11 Pop Musical". Mike Hale. New York Times. September 2, 2010 . Retrieved . October 21, 2010
^ "Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival". Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival . Retrieved . February 9, 2012
^ "Erin Hill & her Psychedelic Harp" . Retrieved . June 26, 2014
^ "That Play A Solo Macbeth" . Retrieved . June 26, 2014
^ "Game of Thrones: Season 3 – Theme Song Mash-up (HBO)" . Retrieved . June 26, 2014
^ "Live Harp Recording Session". Kactus Games. February 2, 2013 . Retrieved . February 9, 2012
^ "Sensual, ingenious 'Midsummer' enchants" . Retrieved . June 25, 2014
^ "Martha Wainwright on Discogs" . Retrieved . October 21, 2010
^ "Cradle Will Rock on IMDB" . Retrieved . October 21, 2010
^ "Night of the Hunter on Castalbums" . Retrieved . October 21, 2010
^ "Honkytonk Highway on Castalbums" . Retrieved . October 21, 2010
^ "Clear Blue Tuesday on IMDB" . Retrieved . October 21, 2010
^ "full cast page for Red Hood on IMDB" . Retrieved . July 4, 2010
^ "24 Frames Per Second page on IMDB" . Retrieved . July 4, 2010
^ "Urinetown page on IBDB" . Retrieved . July 4, 2010
^ "Cabaret page on IBDB" . Retrieved . July 4, 2010
^ "Titanic page on IBDB" . Retrieved . July 4, 2010
^ "Fade to White movie official website" . Retrieved . July 6, 2010