Elegant entertainment for special events. Perfect for your wedding ceremony or cocktail hour in the New York metro area, Westchester County and the lower Hudson River Valley, NJ, CT
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - Business Liability
What to Expect
Margaret Sneddon is a polished professional harpist who can help you coordinate a wonderful program of music for your wedding ceremony or cocktail hour.
She can also provide other musicians including flute, oboe, violin, viola, cello, or bag-pipes.
Margaret Sanzo Sneddon is a polished professional harpist whose experience, skill, poise, wide repertoire and warm personal touch will add a touch of class to your wedding or special event. Margaret began playing at the age of eight and studied for many years with Ruth Negri Armato of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.
In addition to a busy schedule of weddings, special events, teaching and concerts, she has played in the orchestra for productions of The Fantastics, Carousel, My Fair Lady, Once Upon a Mattress, South Pacific and, A Grand Night for Singing. She also played for President Bill Clinton at National Hall in Connecticut.
Margaret is founder and director of The Hudson Harp Consort, an ensemble of harps and chapter of the International Society of Folk Harpists and Craftsmen.
She is also a certified therapeutic music practitioner on celtic harp through the Music for Healing and Transition Program.
For a number of years, Margaret traveled the world as the on-board harp soloist for Radisson Seven Seas Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruise Lines and as a guest artist on Delta Queen Riverboats.
Margaret has an extensive repertoire of music of every description from Classical, Celtic, and Church music to Pop Standards and Show tunes.
With her wealth of experience and personal touch, she can help you select the perfect music for your wedding ceremony, cocktail party, or any special occasion.
For that "touch of elegance", she is currently available to supply beautiful harp music for your own special event
Past Booked Events
|July 30, 2016 • 11:00am - 1:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
WEDDING CEREMONY MUSIC
Bridal March from Lohengrin (Here Comes the Bride) by Wagner, A Thousand Years by Perri/Hodges, Butterfly Waltz by Crain, Wedding March from Midsummer Night's Dream by Mendelssohn, Trumpet Voluntary by Purcell, Trumpet Tune by Purcell, Canon in D by Pachelbel, Erev Shel Shoshanim by Hadar, Air on a G String by Bach, The Lark in the Clear Air, Traditional Irish
In Addition to these traditionally used pieces, there are many other selections appropriate for processional, recessional and incidental music.
INCIDENTAL MUSIC - Prelude in C by Bach, Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring by Bach, On Eagle's Wings by Joncas, Gift of Love by Hopson, There is Love by Stookey, Ave Maria by Schubert, Panis Angelicus by Frank, Lord's Prayer by Malotte, One Hand, One Heart by Bernstein, You Raise Me Up ....
Celtic Music -the Traditional Music of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Albinoni, Bach, Beethoven, Bochsa, Caccini, Chopin, Corelli, Debussy, Giordani, Gluck, Granjany, Handel, Hayden, Lehar, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Naderman, Offenbach, Pachelbel, Paganini, Puccini, Purcell, Rousseau, Scarlatti, Schubert, Strauss, Vivaldi, Wachs, Wagner, many more...
POP AND SHOW TUNES - a small representative sampling
A Thousand Years, Africa, All I Ask of You, All You Need is Love, Al di La, Angel, As Time Goes By, Beauty and the Beast, Besame Mucho, Bewitched, Biding My Time, Bie Mir Bistu Shein, Butterfly Waltz, Can You Feel the Love Tonight, Can't Help Falling in Love, Claire de Lune, Clocks, Con Te Partiro (Time to Say Good-bye), Davy Jones (Music box theme) Desperado, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, Embraceable You, Enjoy the Silence, Ever Ever After, Evergreen, Everlong, Fade to Black, Falling Slowly, Fascination, Fields of Gold, From This Moment On, Have I Told You Lately That I Love You, Here, There and Everywhere, He's a Pirate, House of the Rising Sun, I Believe in You and Me, I Cross My Heart, I Get a Kick Out of You, I Got Rhythm, I Knew I Loved You, I Swear, In My Life, I've Got a Crush on You, I Wanna Grow Old With You, In the Mood, La Vie En Rose, Lothlorien, Love is Here to Stay, Moonglow, More, My Cherie Amour, My Cup Runneth Over, My Heart Will Go On (theme from Titanic), My Immortal, Nothing Else Matters, Perhaps Love, The Prayer, Princess Bride Theme (Storybook Love), The Rose, Save the Best for Last, Schindler's List Theme, Send in the Clowns, Some Enchanted Evening, Someone to Watch Over Me, Somewhere in Time, Speak Softly Love (theme froom the Godfather), Stairway to Heaven, Starry Starry Night, Star Wars, Sunrise, Sunset, Tara Theme, They Were You, Through the Eyes of Love (theme from Ice Castles), Time After Time, Try to Remember, Unchained Melody, Unforgiven, What a Wonderful World, Where is Your Heart, (theme form Moulin Rouge), Wind Beneath My Wings, Wonderful World, The Wonder of You, Yellow, Yesterday, You Look Wonderful Tonight, You Raise Me Up, Your Love is Better than Ice Cream, and many more..
This Repertoire is only a partial listing. If you don't see what you want, please ask.
also available with flute, violin, cello...