Véronique Couturier Harpist

Wedding harpist

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The magic of the grand harp for a wedding

Through its thousand and one scintillating notes, the harp will create a magical atmosphere, fit for a fairy tale, at your wedding.

Imagine this instrument in a Church, a small chapel or even near a riverbank! The harp's music will fill this precious moment with affection and romance.


Music for the wedding ceremony

During the wedding ceremony, the harp would generally play at the following intervals:

  • Prelude Music
  • Upon arrival of the bride's party
  • Upon arrival of the bride
  • After the first reading
  • During the signing of registries
  • Wedding kiss
  • Recessional

Every ceremony are different, we can personlize your wedding ceremony by adding musical interventions as per your planning. For example:

  • Roses exchange
  • Sand ceremony
  • Wine ceremony
  • Any other tradition

Musical extracts

Ceremony - solo harp
  • Wedding March - Mendelssohn ...

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Ceremony - flute and harp
  • Canon - Pachelbel ...

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Harp music for the cocktail

After the ceremony, the harp will round off the proceedings perfectly, with some enchanting background music during the cocktail party or the meal.


Repertoire for wedding ceremony

Following is a list of the music that you can select for your wedding ceremony:

Aria "Lascia pianga", George Frideric Haendel
Arrival of the Queen Sheba, George Frideric Haendel
Ave Maria, Charles Gounod
Ave Maria, Franz Schubert
Canon, Johann Pachelbel
Flower waltz (from ballet The Nutcracker), Piotr Illitch Tchaïkovsky
Hawaiian wedding song, Charles E. King
Here comes the bride, Richard Wagner
Jesus, joy of man's desiring, Johann Sebastian Bach
King William's march, Jeremiah Clarke
Largo, George Frideric Haendel
Ode to joy, Ludwig van Beethoven
Pavane, Paul Wachs
Poem, Zdenek Fibich
Pomp and Circumstance, Edward Elgar
Rigaudon, André Campra
Rondeau (from Suite de Symphonies), Jean-Joseph Mouret
Rondeau, Henry Purcell
Sheep may safely graze, Johann Sebastian Bach
Siman tov, Traditionnel
Trumpet tune, Henry Purcell
Trumpet voluntary (the Prince of Denmark's march), Jeremiah Clarke
Wedding march, Félix Mendelssohn
Winter and Spring, Antonio Vivaldi
Where you walk (from Semele), George Frideric Haendel

This music list can only be interpreted in duo with flute. The flute and harpe repertoire is also made of the majority of the two other tabs.

Air on G string, Johann Sebastian Bach
Arioso, Johann Sebastian Bach
Ave Maria, Pietro Mascagni
Barcarolle, Jacques Offenbach
Beautiful dreamer, Stephen Foster
Berceuse, Gabriel Fauré
Cantique nuptial (Lascia pianga), George Friedrich Haendel
Cinq nuances, Marc Berthomieu
Concerto for flute and harp (Andantino), Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Cygne (Le), Camille Saint-Saëns
Deux préludes romantiques, Marcel Tournier
Flower duet, Léo Delibes
Fille aux cheveux de lin (La), Claude Debussy
Giga, George Friedrich Haendel
Gigue, Arcangelo Corelli
Greensleeves variations, Anonyme
Lieberstraum, Franz Liszt
Ombra mai fu, George Friedrich Haendel
On wings of song, Félix Mendelssohn
Si mes vers avaient des ailes, Reynaldo Hahn
To a wild rose, Edward Mac-Dowell

All I ask of you, Andrew Lloyd Webber
A man and a woman, Francis Lai
Can't help falling in love with you, George David Weiss
Cavatina, Stanley Myers
Depuis le premier jour, Michel Cusson
Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen
I will always love you, Dolly Parton
In this very room, Ron Harris
My heart will go on, James Horner
I've dreamed of you, Hampton Callaway
The Ludlows, James Horner
Parlez-moi d'amour, Lucienne Boyer
Plaisir d'amour, Jean-Paul Égide Martini
Prayer (The), Bayer/Foster
Smoke gets in your eyes, Jerome Kern
Some day my prince will come, Franck Churchill
Tonight I celebrate my love, Masser and Goffin
Unchained melody, Alex North
Une chance qu'on s'a, Jean-Pierre Ferland
Unforgettable, Irvin Gordon
Vie en rose (La), Louiguy
You are so beautiful, Billy Preston et Bruce Fisher
What a wonderful world, George David Weiss et Bob Thiele
When I fall in love, Victor Young

After booking, you will get access to a special client section of my website where you can listen and choose the music for every moments of the ceremony.


Wedding photos and videos

Flute and harp ceremony

Flute and harp ceremony

Pomp and circumstance

Wedding ceremony - flute and harp duo "Les Muses"

Stage for the harp

Stage for the harp

Solid deck for outside weddings

Setting up the harp on the uneven lawn is not very safe. A small, well-built stage or sturdy deck is needed.

Outside wedding ceremony

Outside wedding ceremony

Outside wedding ceremony

If your ceremony take place outside during the summer, ideally natural shade or a canopy should be set up to protect the instrument from sun and rain.
The grand harp for a romantic wedding...

ABOUT ME

I am a professional harpist, graduated from the "Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal" and I am committed to offer you my musical talents.

With more than ten years of experience you are guaranteed the highest quality of background music service; whether it be playing the grand harp solo or duo with other professionals musicians playing with me.

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