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What to expect when booking a harpist

Helen Barley playing the harp Q – We’re thinking of booking a harpist for our big day. What should we expect and be aware of before booking?

"Consider what type of harp you’d like at your wedding as there are many different styles and sizes available. For example, a grand, golden antique option may be used in a large church or stately home, whereas a smaller, more modern version may suit a contemporary setting.

"Ask your harpist for a consultation either in person or online, so you can discuss their available options. I also advise you hear them perform live before booking.

"See if they’re flexible with timings. Weddings are notoriously difficult to keep to a strict timetable, so if a harpist is booked for two hours, it could be disruptive if they pack up halfway through the dessert. It’s best to book by event rather than hourly, so ask for quotes and shop around.

"Check whether the harpist has amplification available for larger numbers. All harps can be fitted with electric pick-ups with wireless transmission, so no trailing wires are necessary.

"Does your prospective supplier offer any extra services like singing or entertaining children with small harps?"

Helen Barley 

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