Laurel has been performing professionally as a harpist and singer for 30 years. She has played for over 1000 weddings, as well as countless dinners, luncheons, teas, grand openings, parties, funerals, fund raisers and other events. Her huge repertoire ranges from Bach to Beatles, Broadway to Bollywood, and everything in between. In addition to the concert harp, Laurel also plays Celtic harp.
I hired Laurel as a harpist for my wedding ceremony. We wanted to hire all small business owners for our wedding vendors and Laurel was good. She showed up on time and played for our wedding ceremony. It was an outdoor wedding (Dallas Arboretum) so it was hard to find musicians who would fit in a remote, garden setting. A harp was perfect for the setting and Laurel did well.
Laurel did an amazing job at my grand opening! She was incredibly talented and professional!!
Laurel not only learned a new song that I asked to be played, she completely set the mood for the whole wedding. It was so fun to be able to just listen to the music throughout the ceremony. If I ever need to hire a harpist, it would be her every time! I already recommended her to my venue so they can give her info to another bride and groom and make their day as special as mine.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Languages: English, Spanish
Laurel McConkey, a graduate of the University of North Texas, is well known throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area as a professional harpist and singer. Hotels that she has played at regularly include the Westin Galleria, Sheraton Park Central, Omni Dallas Hotel Park West, The Melrose Hotel, and Plaza of the Americas Hotel. Besides playing for countless weddings, receptions, dinners, teas, luncheons, fashion shows, cocktail parties, grand openings and other special events, she has performed live on WFAA Channel 8 and KZPS 92.5. Laurel is known for her versatility, dependability and friendliness, not to mention her tremendous talent! She loves to learn new music and perform with other musicians. Harp & Flute, Harp & Violin, Harp, Flute & Cello and Harp, Violin & Cello are especially lovely combinations. Laurel also has an extensive background in opera and musical theater, which she utilizes in shows that she performs for civic groups, senior groups, children and churches. The programs, which interweave harp music, stories and songs include "Christmas in North America", "The Irish Harp In Story and Song", and "God Bless America".
Past Booked Events
|November 11, 2017 • 12:00pm - 6:00pm||Grand Opening|
|November 04, 2017 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Wedding Cocktail Hour|
|October 28, 2017 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|November 06, 2016 • 2:30pm - 5:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|May 30, 2015||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 27, 2014||Wedding Ceremony|
|Laurel McConkey||Harpist & Singer|
|Trio Serenata||Harp, Flute & Cello Trio|
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