Kristen Gibbs is a classical and contemporary harpist in Austin Texas. She provides Harp music for weddings, private parties, events, restaurants, hotels, and any special occasion. Kristen plays a large variety of music styles including Pop, Blues, Country, Classical and More. She performs as a Solo Musician or with her 3 piece Band. She services the Greater Austin Area. She also teaches harp and gives harp lessons out of her studio in Round Rock and North West Austin. Please contact Harpist Kristen Gibbs for booking and pricing.
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"Preludium"- by Bach
This song selection is perfect for the unity candle or communion, during the ceremony.
Prelude- Approximately 20-30 minutes of music while the guests are arriving and being seated. The music selection can be soft and romantic enhancing the setting, location, and mood. The music selection can also be a smooth jazz, contemporary feel enticing for people to listen and enjoy. This all depends on your musical preference.
Processional- This is the music performed while the members of the wedding party and the bride walk down the isle.
The Ceremony- Interludes of music can be requested for moments during the ceremony itself such as: communion, unity candle, time of reflection, etc.
Recessional- Music performed while the bride and groom and members of the wedding party recess back down the isle.
Postlude- 5-10 minutes of music immediately after the recessional while the guests exit.
Kristen offers 3 different harps depending on the occasion and budget of the event.
Music for a typical wedding ceremony includes:
A wonderful song selection for the grandparents and parents entrance.
Wedding Harp Packages
$350 Celtic Lever Harp
$450 Prelude Medsize Lever Harp
$550 Concert Grand Pedal Harp
"River Flows in You "-
Featured in the movie "Twilight" This song is great for the entrance of the groomsmen.
"Here Comes the Bride"-
The traditional entrance of the bride. This is a wonderful song selection and sounds whimsical and bold!
"Wedding March"- Richard Wagner
A song selection recognizable by many with the perfect walking tempo for the exit of the wedding party.
"Canon in D" - Jonanathan Pachebel
This is known as the Bridesmaids song. Many brides have fallen in love with this song and used it to walk down the isle!
Kristen has performed at countless events in the Austin area, venues include:
Harp music adds a touch of class to any wedding. With over 15 years of experience, Kristen is able to cater to your musical wishes and make your wedding one to remember.
Harp Music is a wonderful addition to any type of wedding. This elegant instrument is perfect for a large cathedral wedding or an intimate ceremony. Kristen is classically trained playing everything from Bach, Canon in D, Bridal Chorus, Ave Maria and so much more. Although classically trained, Kristen provides contemporary song selections like Guns'n Roses, Patsy Cline, Adele, and so much more. Kristen offers a unique package where classical music is a great fit for the ceremony and contemporary music is perfect for the cocktail hour. She provides a large diverse repertoire for all events, providing musical entertainment that is one of a kind. Available as a soloist or with her ensemble.