Are you looking for that special touch that says your event is special, unique, and memorable? Look no further as you've found the perfect performer in Linda Barton Paul. Name the event and the harp fits! Linda performs all genres - classical, jazz, Broadway and Movie, pop, Celtic, Latin, and Christian hymns. From weddings and corporate events to large concert gatherings and charity fund raisers, Linda brings her unique touch to every engagement. With over 30 years of experience, and over 1000 events, Linda will help you design an outstanding event!
Linda Was Wonderful !!! She is a beautiful harpist - also has a wonderful personality!
Response from Linda Barton Paul, Harpist:
Thanks Bonnie! You had a wonderful site for a wedding, and the people were fantastic! I look forward to playing for you again in the future!
What to Expect
Expect great performances of a wide range of music, from classical to contemporary, country to jazz! Broadway to Disney are always on the list, as well as Beatles, Eric Clapton, Stevie Nicks, Sam Smith and Christina Perry. Motown classics and swing tunes catch the ears of your listening audience while at the same time providing the perfect balance of sound and rhythm!
Classical music is always tunes people know, like "Clair de Lune" (which is the closing song from Oceans 11!) Bach, Debussy, Ravel, Handel, Vivaldi: a large amount of Linda's repertoire is the great sounds from the last 400 years!
Seasonal music ranges from Valentine's Day love songs to Christmas carols and pop tunes. No party is complete without the appropriate music to set the stage for enjoyable music, whether in the background or a concert!
Linda is ready to play from the stage to the corner of any venue, working with the client to provide the kind of music and ambiance that compliments any function! Whatever your music style, she can provide a great arrangement of any cover song, as well as great renditions of your favorites from several decades. Linda always the kind of look and music you'd expect for your function.
Linda has over 30 years experience as a solo artist. She performs regularly for weddings, corporate events, fund raisers, harp ensembles, conventions, receptions, Workshops, Religious Services, Funerals and Memorial services and Concerts. Using her electro-acoustic harp and a small sound system, she can play all sizes of venues and for an additional fee will do outdoor performances. Contact Linda today to reserve your date and time!
Linda works with local Arts and Humanities groups to supply Informances for all ages. Her current Concert Tour is "Things You Never Thought You'd Hear on the Harp!" Her diverse repertoire brings together a show or concert full of history, humor, and sparkling performance. Linda enjoys being asked to play for schools as a part of her concert tour. Children get to touch and play the harp. Linda also works with senior groups as well, specializing in music from the 30's, 40's and 50's in those concerts. She also has Sing-A-Long as a part of her presentations. Linda plans her concerts with a 4-6 month lead time, so contact her soon!
Linda Barton Paul is a native Oklahoman and college graduate. Linda has performed as Principal Harpist in all Oklahoma professional symphonies, as well as Arkansas and Louisiana symphonic orchestras. Linda has been an Adjunct Professor of harp at 5 Universities. She has performed for ballet, opera and Broadway as a pit orchestra member. Linda toured with The New Christy Minstrels, and has been a Reunion Member for concerts. She toured with Dave Brubeck in 80's. Linda has performed in the U.S., the Caribbean, Canada, Mexico, and Australia.
Additional Booking Notes
Linda is self-contained with standard lighting.
Past Booked Events
|October 27, 2018 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|June 27, 2015||Wedding Ceremony|
Classical - Pachelbel Canon in D; Barcarolle (Tales of Hoffman); Ave Maria (Schubert and Bach/Gounod); Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring;
Popular - A Thousand Years (Christina Perry); All of Me (Legend); Hallelujah (Cohn); Clocks (Coldplay) I'm Yours (Mraz) The Way You Look Tonight (Tony Bennett); Fly Me to the Moon (Frank Sinatra); All the great standards for 60 years!
Parties and Receptions
Classical - Clair de lune (Debussy); Liebestraum (Liszt); Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Ravel); Soupir et Ofrande (Tournier) Berceuse (Iliensky); First Arabesque (Debussy); Flower Song (Lakme); Nessum Dorma (Turandot); Gymnopedie - #1, 2 and 3 (Satie)
Popular - Music by the great singers - Sinatra, Bennett, Williams, Carpenters,
Music by the great composers - Gershwin, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin
Contemporary - Christina Perry, Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks, Sam Smith, John Legend
Love Songs for Valentine's and Weddings - My Funny Valentine; Misty; Wind Beneath my Wings; Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton); All My Love (Beatles); How Sweet It Is To Be Loved by You (James Taylor); What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)
Other great songs - Last Date (Floyd Cramer style); Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain and Crazy (Willie Nelson); Dust in the Wind (Kansas); Layla (Eric Clapton) Stairway to Heaven (Jimmie Page);
|Linda Barton Paul||Harpist|
Need a 6' X 6' performance space