Memorial and Celebration of Life

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I am asked to play the harp for memorials and celebration of life. Providing music at such important events is meaningful and I do my best to accommodate requests by families. 

Please specify any religious affiliation to determine the type of music I should choose to play at the service. Type of music often played are classical music, hymns, and selected popular songs. 

Services offered: 

Viewing:

Music is provided during the viewing of the deceased. This can be anywhere between one-two hours.

Memorial service:

I provide 15-minutes prior to the memorial service as guests enter, any music during the service, and postlude, lasting about an hour and half to two-hours. Music during the services are interludes, songs to dedicate to the deceased, background music for video presentation, and flower presentation. 

Burial: 

I provide music during the burial of the coffin. Musical interlude is offered during guests' arrival, any silent moments, dove release, flower giving, and as guests leave the site. Most of burial sites have no shading. Please provide a tent or an umbrella for shading as the instrument is very sensitive to the direct sun. 

Reception:

I offer background music for a memorial reception. Generally families choose to have favorites songs of the deceased, and/or happy, uplifting songs to be performed. 

Repertoire: 

The following is a sample of memorial song repertoire. 

Amazing grace

As the deer

Bridge over troubled water

Candle in the wind

Clair de Lune

Dance

Here I am Lord

Home

How Great Thou Art

I am the bread of life

I will remember you

It is well with my soul

Lamb of God

Morning has broken 

On Eagle's wings

One more day 

Songbird

Tears in heaven 

Ten thousand reasons (Bless the Lord)

Wind

Wind beneath my wings

You are my hiding place

Plus other Chrisitian hymns

Please contact me regarding other specifics and details. I am happy to customize music for your event.