by Sylvia LaPratt
Whether you’re looking to add beauty and elegance to your wedding ceremony, or enjoy some upbeat music for your cocktail hour or reception, HarpingSwiss can help.
Whether you would like to add some sparkling music to your baby shower, or you would like soothing harp sounds to comfort your loved ones at a funeral or viewing, HarpingSwiss can provide.
Whether your orchestra score asks for a harpist, or your church would like to add a guest musician, HarpingSwiss would be honored to play.
Sylvia LaPratt is HarpingSwiss and can’t wait make your event special!
For over 25 years, Sylvia LaPratt has been performing her harp for weddings, receptions, orchestras, theatrical performances, recitals, and many other events.
She completed a university degree in Harp Performance and Music Education at the Zürich Hochschule für Musik und Theatre in her native Switzerland.
Her repertoire includes classical, popular, and religious music suited perfectly for weddings, receptions, and other events. She has performed harp music internationally and in the U.S.A.
In addition to being an accomplished harpist, Sylvia is also an extraordinary singer. She has toured with international choirs to over a dozen countries on four continents.
In 2012, Sylvia completed her Masters in Music degree from Wayne State University in Detroit where she studied vocal performance. She enjoys sharing her special talent of singing and playing the harp at the same time.
When not playing her harp, Sylvia’s passion is teaching children about the wonders of music. She has been an elementary music teacher for the past 16 years and loves watching her students find their talents.
Wedding Ceremony - $350
(includes all harp music for prelude while guests are being seated, processionals, solos during the ceremony, and postlude while guests leave the ceremony area)
Any other event - $350/first hour, $100/additional hour
Special Requests of music not currently in the repertoire - $25 plus cost of sheet music
$100 deposit at time of booking, remaining balance is due by the day of the event.
Mileage - $0.50/mile round-trip between White Lake, MI and event location