Wedding Wire's Couple's Choice Award winner - 2014, 2015, 2016 - Harpist, Cindy Horstman has been performing at weddings for 30 years. Past wedding clients have included President Bill Clinton's brother, Roger - with President Clinton being the best man. Cindy's specialty is creating professional arrangements of your musical requests played on her electric harp. Cindy's musical style ranges from classical to jazz and is available as a soloist or with 2tone - with bassist, Michael Medina.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 1 - 4 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Performance Certificate of Insurance
What to Expect
Cindy performs on an electric harp which is very versatile for large venues and outdoor occasions. She provides all of her own sound equipment.
With 30 years of wedding experience, Cindy is very attentive to the timing of the music for the bridal party's entrance and exit. She works well with wedding coordinators and enjoys making the ceremony a special occasion for everyone!
Cindy Horstman has been performing, recording, writing, and arranging for the past four decades. Classically trained, she is the first recipient of a Master of Music degree in harp performance from the University of Texas at Austin.
Cindy co-founded the jazz duo, “2tone”, with bassist Michael Medina, the producer of 2tone's 10 CDs. 2tone has toured nationally for 20 years and their recordings have received critical acclaim on (link hidden) and CD Baby. Horstman’s jazz-oriented arrangements and compositions for harp ensembles are very popular with harpists both nationally and internationally, becoming best sellers on the Harp Column Music website. She has given clinics nationwide and is currently teaching harp at Collin College in Plano, TX with an emphasis on arranging, particularly in the jazz idiom.
Cindy’s most recent composition includes “Carillon Wave” – an original work and Honorable mention winner of the American Harp Society in Dallas 2015 Composer Competition.
Additional Booking Notes
Cindy needs access to electricity if possible. If it is not available, she can provide battery powered amplification for her harp. If the wedding is in the sun, she needs shade for the harp and if it is raining, she needs shelter for the harp.
Bach Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Pachelbel Canon in D
Wagner Traditional Wedding March
Mendelssohn Traditional Wedding March
Contemporary / Jazz
Marry Me - Train
Thinking Out Loud
All of Me - John Legend
Fragile - Sting
Secret 'O Life - James Taylor
Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder
Access to electricity
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