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Dr. Ted Nichelson, Your Harpist Harpist from Los Angeles, CA

Will travel up to 70 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 152 Reviews
  • 311 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2004
  • 14 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $275 per event

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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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Review by Janet G.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on June 28, 2023From Moorpark, CA

Dr. Nichelson was beyond exceptional. He played wonderful. Everyone raved about him at the wedding. He was on time and very professional. We will definitely use him again and refer him to anyone that is looking for a harpist.

Review by john o.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on December 3, 2022From Westminster, CA

Review by Katy C.

WeddingReviewed on August 20, 2022From Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Ted is personable, professional, and made our party a wonderful experience.

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Song List 

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  • 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


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Date Selected: 12/11/2023

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Past Events

September 3, 2023 • Wedding
Sun4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Moorpark, CA
September 2, 2023 • Wedding
Sat6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Los Angeles, CA
July 29, 2023 • Wedding
Sat4:00 PM - 7:00 PM El Monte, CA
June 28, 2023 • Wedding Ceremony
Wed4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Moorpark, CA
June 18, 2023 • Wedding
Sun5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Dana Point, CA
December 3, 2022 • Wedding Reception
Sat5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Westminster, CA
October 22, 2022 • Wedding Reception
Sat3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sierra Madre, CA
October 8, 2022 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Los Angeles, CA
September 17, 2022 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Beverly Hills, CA
August 20, 2022 • Wedding
Sat5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Los Angeles, CA
August 13, 2022 • Wedding Ceremony
Sat5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Santa Ana, CA
July 14, 2022 • Wedding
Thu4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Pacific Palisades, CA

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