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Jan Walters Harpist

Add a touch of elegance to any celebration with beautiful harp music.

Jan performs throughout the California Central Coastincluding San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties.​"Sensuous, languorous, compelling..." BBC Music Magazine.​

Spencer and Demetria, CA

"Jan, from the moment we heard your sound we knew it had to be a part of our big day. Thank you for making it so beautiful and filling the air with angelic sounds. We couldn't do it without you."

Nicole, CA

"Jan did a wonderful job at our wedding. We got married on the beach and she was very easy to work with. Jan was easily accessible over the phone and through email. I would definitely recommend her."

Candace, CA

"Jan was easy to work with, had a great price, and her music was beautiful. She did an amazing job. Thank you."
Add a touch of elegance to your special day with a live harpist playing beautiful romantic music!

For your wedding I can play - 


☆30 minute solo harp prelude as guests are arriving


☆ wedding processional for family, bridal party and bride - music of your choice


☆ any music during the ceremony itself - favorite song or to accompany a unity ceremony 


☆ music to walk out by, recessional


☆ playing as guests depart


☆ playing for a drinks reception immediately following during photographs


I also love to accompany proposals, rehearsal dinners, intimate celebrations such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, St Patrick’s Day, Christmas and Holidays, special birthdays, anniversaries etc.

Sample Ceremony Music List

Bridal Party Entrance

 Canon in D - Johann Pachelbel

Prelude in C - J.S. Bach

Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen

Beauty and the Beast - Alan Menken

Ode to Joy - Ludwig van Beethoven

Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - J.S. Bach

I Can't Help Falling in Love with You - Elvis Presley (Peretti, Creatore, Weiss)

A Thousand Years - Christina Perri

How Long Will I love You - Ellie Goulding  (Mike Scott)

Until I Found You - Stephen Sanchez

Concerning Hobbits - Lord of the Rings


Bride’s Entrance

Any of the above

Bridal Chorus - Richard Wagner (from Lohengrin)

Trumpet Tune - Henry Purcell

Trumpet Voluntary - Henry Purcell

Until I Found You - Stephen Sanchez


Wedding Party Exit

Any of the above

How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding (Mike Scott)

The Night Dance, Irish Trad. (on my Soundcloud)

Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles

Perfect - Ed Sheeran

La Vie en Rose - Edith Piaf

Bridal March - Felix Mendelssohn

What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Harold Arlen

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About Jan Walters, Harpist

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Jan Walters, internationally acclaimed harpist, enjoys a varied career – having performed all over Europe, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, and the USA. In addition to playing for weddings and functions, Jan has been a featured regular performer in such prestigious hotels as The Plaza, The Helmsley Palace, and the St Regis in New York City, the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver Canada, and The Berkshire Hotel on Oxford Street in London. She has played aboard Holland America Line’s MS Niew Amsterdam, been a featured artist for three years in the San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival, and performed with Sammy Davis Junior in Reno, Nevada, USA. Jan is also well known for her artistry in historical performance practice and has been a featured soloist in both concerts and recordings with many of Europe’s leading period instrument ensembles including The Consort of Music, The Sixteen, and The Purcell Quartet. She has played at The Proms in The Royal Albert Hall and recorded the soundtrack for the Merchant Ivory film Jefferson in Paris, and appeared with The Netherlands Opera.
Jan has appeared as a soloist on numerous CD recordings and on both Radio and Television in the USA, Canada, and Europe. She has released five compact disc recordings under her own name on ASV Records Gaudeamus series.  Jan also enjoys teaching the harp and has conducted master classes and workshops for festivals and music academies in the USA, Canada, and Europe. Jan’s enthusiasm for the harp and its music comes across readily in her performances whether it be haunting medieval music on a period instrument or well-known favorites for a wedding celebration on her classical pedal harp. Her vast experience enables her to offer a distinguished and friendly service with a wide range of repertoire performed on exquisitely beautiful and unique harps.


Contact Jan for more information and bookings.

(805) 602 6464 call or text

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