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Harp Wedding Music:

With an enchanting repertoire of Classical, Celtic, Renaissance and Medieval music, I have been performing professionally for over 10 years for all sorts of events. Sophisticated and elegant, the gentle music of the Celtic harp makes an unforgettable addition to your ceremony or celebration, and I will work with you to select a program of music to complement your event. I hold a degree in Music and am past Chairman of the Board of the Bay Area Folk Harp Society.

My Bay Area clients and venues have included the City of American Canyon, the City of Alameda, the Fairmont Hotel, the Claremont Hotel, Macy's, and Crocker Galleria, and I have also performed in a variety of venues in the Northwest, Britain, Germany, and China. My music can be heard on many CDs and soundtracks for film and TV, including my solo CD Princess of Flowers. I can perform solo, as the duo Margaret & Kristoph (includes vocals, 12-string guitar, octave mandolin, and flute, and in a trio with guitarist and violinist.

About the Celtic Harp:
The instrument Margaret performs on, the Celtic Harp, is based on the traditional British Isles instrument that predates the concert harp. In addition to Classical favorites, Margaret has created a repertoire of traditional music from Ireland, Scotland, and England, as well as Medieval and Renaissance music from Northern Europe.

In addition to formal dress, Margaret's costume options include Medieval, Renaissance, and Celtic folk costume.


Wedding harpist Margaret DavisSound Samples:
The following pieces are particularly suited for wedding music:

The Gentle Maiden - Irish
Morfa'r Frenhines - Welsh
Prelude in C - Bach
Canon in D - Pachelbel
Carolan's Dowry - Irish
Bridal Chorus - Wagner
Mendelssohn's Wedding March
Singing Bird - Scottish
March From "The Four Seasons" - Vivaldi
Trumpet Tune - Clarke
Monsieur's Almaine - Renaissance
Prince of Denmark's March - Clarke
Give Me Your Hand - Irish
Humours of Ballyloughlin - Irish
Wedding Bells - Diana Stork
Morgan Magan - Irish

Courante - Francisque
Bransle 3/Almande 2 - Renaissance
Lauda - Medieval
Charles O'Conor - Irish
King of Laois - Irish
O'Carolan's Welcome - Irish

I am also happy to mail you a demo CD at your request if you are considering hiring me.



"I wanted to thank you again for blessing us with your incredible gift of music at our anniversary. Your music is so peaceful and beautiful and you were the ultimate professional." - Shelly & Darren

"Thanks for helping make our wedding day magical. My dream was to have a harp at my wedding, and you helped make my dream come true." - KaTrina & Scott

"We were so happy to have your beautiful music at our wedding celebration. Thank you for adding that dimension to the beautiful day. Perfect." - Sandra & Rik

"Now that we are a bit more settled, we'd just like to thank you very much for your excellent harp playing at our blessing last week. Everything went perfectly and everyone seemed to have a good time! Thank you very much!" - Murdo and Katie

"Thank you for the beautiful music you provided for Jessica & Michael's wedding. We appreciate you traveling so far and for setting the tone for their ceremony. Your beautiful contribution made their ceremony very special." - The K-- and G-- families

"When we were planning our wedding we weren't sure that we wanted music during the ceremony. After a lot of research and thought we decided to try calling Margaret Davis from her website. She was amazingly helpful, providing us with samples of her music both online and by mail. When we went to meet with her we didn't have an exact idea of what we wanted, and she listened to us and helped us choose our music. On the day of the ceremony she was invaluable. The ceremony started late (as they often do) and, without prompting, she played lovely music while the guests waited, and kept their restlessness at bay. When we were ready to start she played everything right on cue, lending a perfect complement to the outdoor setting. Many of the guests (some of them musicians themselves) came to us after the ceremony and commented on how beautiful and professional her performance was. Our ceremony was a special moment, and part of what made it so perfect was the music.
We would very highly recommend Margaret Davis for your special day!"
- Windy and Charles

If you'd like to use those very pieces in your wedding, click here to purchase them as a download.

The Magic of the Celtic Harp

Sixteen tracks of beautiful harp music including Classical and Celtic selections -- perfect for background music. The cost is $15.00.

wedding harpist Margaret Davis
Photo by Patricia Mark Photography


Margaret's Event Rates:
Please contact me for a quote -- margaret (at) flowinglass (dot) com or 510-409-6095

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