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Dr. Ted Nichelson, Your Harpist

Harp from Los Angeles, CA - Will travel up to 70 miles
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MEMBER SINCE 2004
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BOOKED 46 days ago

$200 - $400 per event
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About
Distinguish your special event with the magical sound of harp music! Dr. Ted Nichelson is one of the most-hired harpists in Los Angeles area with more than 2,000+ bookings in California, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Canada, and Europe. He received his doctoral degree in Harp Performance from Ball State University and a master of music in Harp from the University of Michigan. His professionalism and talent has brought a touch of class to weddings, memorial services, corporate dinners, parties, and celebrations throughout the United States. His current engagements as a harpist include the posh Beverly Hills Peninsula Hotel and the world-famous Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

For oven ten years, Dr. Nichelson worked as a pianist, accompanist and piano teacher - performing in Von Maur Department Store and serving as rehearsal piano accompanist for many musical theater productions, church choirs, and school choirs. He is still actively playing the piano and is available to play lovely background music for your event.

Dr. Nichelson is available as a solo harpist and offers duo and trio options with violin or with flute and cello. He has performed as a harpist for special events and functions throughout Southern California at venues such as Disney Fairy Tale Weddings, the Magic Castle in Hollywood, the Montage Hotel, the Beverly Hills Hotel, Holy Cross, and Hollywood Forever. Television and movie cameos playing the harp include After Auschwitz, Second Wives Club (E!), True Blood (HBO), Honey Do (TLC), Tool Academy (VH1), The Lazy Environmentalist (Sundance Channel) and the feature film "Young, Single and Angry." He also has numerous solo recital and concerto performance credits, and served as harpist in dozens of orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout his career.
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Valentine's Day Party

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Dr Ted was very professional and cordial with our members. His music was perfect for the evening, and I would recommend him to a friend. Great experience.

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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Wow! Magic in music is all I have to say about Ted, accompanied by pure professionalism and gentle kindness... He created a miraculous atmosphere for our party that was truly transcendent- My Mom is a Juilliard musician so i am quite picky about music and Ted was beyond what imagination could conjure in excellence and beauty... Thank you Ted for making our event so special!

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Anniversary Party

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Ted made our Anniversary a success. He played beautifully with our requested songs. He made our event enjoyable. His price was the lowest I’ve seen and very professional. Book him!!

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2020
Oct
23
Wedding Ceremony
Los Angeles, CA
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
2021
Feb
20
Wedding Ceremony
Riverside, CA
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
2021
Apr
3
Wedding Ceremony
Riverside, CA
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
2021
Aug
1
Wedding
Malibu, CA
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
2020
May
29
Funeral
Laguna Hills, CA
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
2020
Feb
14
Valentine's Day Party
Los Angeles, CA
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2020
Jan
4
Anniversary Party
Seal Beach, CA
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2019
Dec
29
Birthday Party (Adult)
Los Angeles, CA
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
2019
Nov
10
Wedding Ceremony
Los Angeles, CA
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
2019
Oct
19
Wedding Ceremony
Pasadena, CA
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
2019
Sep
29
Funeral
Loma Linda, CA
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
2019
Sep
21
Wedding Ceremony
Pasadena, CA
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2019
Aug
30
Funeral
Inglewood, CA
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2019
Aug
10
Wedding
Marina del Rey, CA
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
2019
Jul
17
Funeral
Huntington Beach, CA
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
2019
Jun
8
Wedding Ceremony
Agoura Hills, CA
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A Mighty Fortress
A Time for Us
Abide With Me (Eventide)
All I Ask of You
Angels We Have Heard on High
At River Bend
Autumn Leaves
Canon in D
Caro Mio Ben
Clare de Lune
Coventry Carol
Don't Cry for Me Argentina
Edelweiss
Fur Elise
Great Day
Harmony of the Angels
Harp of the Western Wind
Here Comes the Bride
I Get a Kick Out of You
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
John Dunbar Theme
Joyful Overture
Landscape
Little Fountain
Lo How a Rose
Midsummer's Night Dream
Moonlight Sonata
Morning Has Broken
Morning Splendor
Music Box Melody
O Holy Night
O Perfect Love
Panis Angelicus
Pie Jesu
Red Rose Tango
Silent Night
Snowflakes
Summer Cotillion
Summer Song
Sunrise, Sunset
Swan, The
Think of Me
Through the Eyes of Love
Tarumerei
Trumpet Tune
Trumpet Voluntary
Water Music
We'll Meet Again
What Child is This
Where Eagles Soar
Piano
Harp
Classical Harp
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Dr. Ted Nichelson, Your Harpist will also travel to Alhambra, Bell Gardens, Glendale, Huntington Park, Maywood, Monterey Park, Bell, Hollywood, Pasadena, South Pasadena, Montebello, South Gate, Burbank, Beverly Hills, Inglewood, Rosemead, San Gabriel, San Marino, Culver City, Downey, El Monte, Lynwood, Pico Rivera, Toluca Lake, Universal City, Willowbrook, Compton, La Canada, Montrose, North Hollywood.
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