Harp & Violin ~ Quad Cities Wedding Music Duet

Wedding Harpist Quad Cities

It has been a few years since I have played for a wedding at Lavender Crest, and I was delighted to be back!  For this wedding, the couple chose a harp and violin duet to provide the music for their outdoor ceremony and indoor cocktail hour.

Quad Cities Wedding Music

We played from inside the gazebo, and the music for guest arrival included “Blackbird” by The Beatles, “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” from The Wizard of Oz, and “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” by Bach.  A very eclectic playlist, and a versatile duo of musicians!

The wedding party entered to “Canon in D” by Pachelbel, and the bride followed to Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy.”  The recessional was the traditional “Wedding March” by Mendelssohn, and the postlude included “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran.

Harp and Violin Duet Quad Cities

With two musicians, we are able to split locations, and cover both ceremony postlude and the beginning of the cocktail hour simultaneously.  The violinist went inside and played a few solo pieces while I stayed outdoors to play for guests as they were being dismissed from the ceremony site.  It takes a bit longer to move a harp through a crowd, so this works well!  Among other pieces, the harp solos included “Great Day.”

Quad Cities Wedding Musician

For the cocktail hour, the couple chose primarily popular music.  We played harp and violin duet versions of:

Quad Cities Wedding Reception Music

Perfect to set the ambiance for the party!  When you hire musicians with a broad repertoire who are comfortable playing a wide variety of genres, you can have your music range from classical to rock ballads, using the same instrumentation!

Harpist Quad Cities

Either as a solo harpist or in an ensemble of your choice, I love working with couples to customize their wedding music!  Visit my website {Quad Cities Wedding Music} to contact me and discuss your wedding plans!


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