Professional Harpists for Hire
Catherine Case has over 15 years of experience as a professional harpist, playing numerous weddings and private events in venues throughout the country and abroad. She currently serves as a substitute harpist for the Seattle, Tacoma and Oregon Symphonies as well as the Pacific Northwest Ballet and Seattle Opera. Catherine has a wide variety of repertoire to fit any occasion.
Heather Donovan is a harpist available for weddings and events. She has her B.A. in music from Dominican College of San Rafael, and her M.A. in music from California State University, Fullerton. Events in which she has played the harp include weddings, elegant dinner functions, Christmas parties, corporate lunches/dinners.
Susan performs for weddings and corporate events all over the Puget Sound, from Olympia to Everett and beyond. She plays both classical and popular styles on the pedal harp according to your requests from her wide repertoire that spans the eras. She is also available for stage orchestras and recording studio work.
Betsy has over 15 years of experience as a professional harpist playing for weddings, business functions, and personal events throughout the greater Seattle area. In addition to playing the harp professionally, Betsy is a board certified music therapist and the executive director and founder of PNW Music Therapy.
Deb has been a professional harpist for over 20 years. She holds a Masters of Music from Boston University in Harp Performance. She studied with Lucille Lawrence, Lynne Palmer, and Gertrude Peterson Hustana (in San Diego growing up.) Primarily a classical, soloist, orchestral, and choral harpist. She enjoys playing most gigs, but prefers not to do weddings.
Susan McLain’s offers performance and instruction in Celtic and pedal harp. Available for weddings and special occasions as soloist or with flute and violin. Visit her website for live videos, information, and a link to her YouTube channel.
Monica Schley is a classically trained Seattle harpist who freelances in many styles: new music, chamber, improvisational, avant garde, jazz and rock. She has worked with Butch Morris, Evan Flory-Barnes, Jherek Bischoff, Masada, Jesse Sykes, Jim Knapp, Hey Marsailles and Kanye West. She is available for private engagements, weddings, recording, live performance, funerals and harp instruction.
Patti Warden studied harp at the University of Washington with Lynne Palmer. She is available for weddings, funerals, receptions, and other festive occasions. Because she enjoys all kinds of music, Patti’s solo repertoire includes selections ranging from Clair de Lune to The St. Louis Blues. Patti also enjoys working with choral groups, and has presented such works as John Rutter’s Requiem, Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, and Conrad Susa’s Carols and Lullabies in both concerts and church services.
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Lauren is a versatile harpist specializing in Classical, Jazz and Pop. She frequently performs for weddings and events throughout the Seattle area, and has performed with many ensembles, including the Roswell Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra, and the Sound Ensemble. She is a founding member of the Evergreen Trio and enjoys collaborating with other artists. Other instrumental combinations may be available upon request.
Are you a professional harpist and don’t see yourself listed here? If you are currently accepting inquiries for performance opportunities and a member of the American Harp Society Greater Seattle Chapter, you may contact us to include your details on our website.