Erin Newton has played for Front Range Colorado weddings for 10 years and has played the classical harp all over the country for 20 years. As the harpist for the historic Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, her extensive repertoire includes classic wedding music, jazz, latin, Irish, popular, and classical standards. Erin plays for indoor and outdoor weddings and her full size concert harp has a powerful sound that accomodates up to 500 guests. Having performed with Kayne West and on various large concert, convention, and symphony stages, her performance will impress. Contact her for a quote or obligation-free listen to her music. With her extensive experience and mesmerizing sound, you'll be glad you called.
Price Range: $300 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 260 minutes
Insurance: $30,000 - For Harp Damage
What to Expect
With thousands of hours of performance under her belt, Erin has shared her music with elementary schools, corporate groups, holiday gatherings, retirement homes, hospital waiting rooms, symphony groups, and various special events. She has been asked to return year after year for Mother's Day events, Christmas Eve gatherings, Valentines Day, Easter, and various other family gatherings. She loves interacting with the audience and leaving them with the light moving sounds of her full sized concert harp.
Erin Newton studied most recently with Courtney Hershey-Bress, Colorado Symphony Orchestra's principal harpist. She began her studies at six years old with Penny Beavers, California's pre-eminent modern composer, and continued in at Mount Holyoke College with Boston's classical harpist Felice Swados.
Erin has performed with orchestras throughout the Front Range, with the University of Colorado Summer Opera Series, served as principal harpist with the Steamboat Springs Orchestra, and was invited to perform with 8-time Grammy award winner, Kanye West. Currently she plays for the Brown Palace Hotel and specializes in wedding ceremonies in Vail, Beaver Creek, Keystone, and various mountain wedding settings.
Additional Booking Notes
Erin requires a 4 ft by 4 ft space and shelter from wind, sun, snow, and rain. If the performance space is large, she provides a battery powered amplifier. No electrical outlets are required.
Please contact Erin for her extensive repertoire list.
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Influences & Inspiration
Erin loves any music with a lovely melody and a good beat. She enjoys swing, country, and latin dancing and these beats have influenced her love for jazz and latin music. Her classical training has inspired a love for classical music as well as irish and popular music.
4 ft by 4 ft square flat sheltered space