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Kela Walton

Harpist from Arlington, TX Will travel up to 100 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 4 Reviews
  • 8 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2008
  • 2 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $400 per event

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Delight your guests with beautiful harp music for any occasion by Kela Walton a professional freelance harpist. Kela has over 20 years of experience performing for weddings, parties, fund raisers, corporate events, and other special occasions. She helps brides and grooms choose music for their wedding that reflects their unique personalities and gives their ceremony a personal touch. A wedding music consultation in-person or via video conferencing is included in the ceremony price. Whether it be for a lavish Texas governor's inauguration ball or an intimate backyard wedding, "I enjoy working with clients to select elegant music to make any occasion memorable." Native Texan, Kela is thrilled to be back in the metroplex! Her harp career has taken her many interesting places. Kela served as one year Interim Principal Harpist with Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra as well as on the orchestra's international tour in Poland. She can be heard on the 2019 release "Respighi: Roman Trilogy" for the Naxos label, as well as several other recordings for the BPO. Kela held a four year position at Austin's Historic Driskill Hotel on 6th Street as harpist for tea and holiday brunches. Other notable performances include engagements with the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Brevard Music Center Chamber Series, Roberto Diaz, Warren Haynes, Al Jarreau, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony, Vanessa Williams, and Victor Wooten. Kela is an enthusiastic educator and teaches harp lessons to students of all ages. When not at the harp Kela enjoys running and practicing yoga. Kela Walton holds a BM in Harp Performance from the University of Texas At Austin, and a MM in Harp Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Houston Moores School of Music.

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Review by Deborah M.

WeddingReviewed on July 23, 2016From East Aurora, NY

Kela Walton made our cocktail hour at our daughter's wedding amazing!! Everyone commented on her talent and how beautiful it was to have her playing the harp. I will have her at our next big event for sure!!

Kela Walton:

Thank you Deborah! The wedding was beautiful, and I'm so glad your guests enjoyed the music.

Review by Candy S.

Private PartyReviewed on April 21, 2013From Austin, TX

Kela was completely professional and helpful from contract to final song. Our guests loved the absolute beauty of her magnificent playing. I would hire her again in a heartbeat!

Review by Carrie M.

Wedding CeremonyReviewed on October 24, 2009From Austin, TX

Kela was very easy to work with! She was accomodating and had many suggestions to make the process easy! I would recommend her to anyone.

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  • Over the Rainbow | Harold Arlen
  • Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring | J.S. Bach
  • Ode to Joy & Variations | Beethoven
  • Hallelujah | L. Cohen
  • Someone To Watch Over Me | Gershwin
  • Be Thou My Vision | Irish Hymn
  • Carrickfergus | Irish
  • And I Love Her | Lennon & McCartney
  • Wedding March | Mendelssohn
  • Moon River | Mercer/Mancini
  • Have I told You Lately | Van Morrison
  • Canon in D | Pachelbel
  • Stairway to Heaven | Jimmy Page & Robert Plant
  • A Thousand Years | Christina Perry
  • Trumpet Voluntary "Prince of Denmark's March" | Purcell
  • Skye Boat Song (Theme from Outlander) | Scottish
  • The Prayer | Seager/Foster
  • Perfect | Ed Sheeran
  • What a Wonderful World | Weiss/Thiele (Louis Armstrong)

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Date Selected: 1/27/2022

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Past Events

December 24, 2021 • Christmas Eve Services @ Fellowship United Methodist Church
Fri5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Trophy Club, TX
December 12, 2021 • Christmas Oratorio @ Advent Lutheran Church
Sun8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Arlington, TX
December 10, 2021 • Private Holiday Party
Fri2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Highland Park, TX
October 16, 2021 • Wedding @ The Olana
Sat5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Hickory Creek, TX
September 19, 2021 • Wedding @ The White Sparrow Barn
Sun3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Quinlan, TX
July 19, 2021 • Memorial Service @ Moore Funeral Home
Mon2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Arlington, TX
May 21, 2021 • Funeral Mass @ Carmelite Monastery
Fri10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Dallas, TX
April 4, 2021 • Easter Service @ St. Andrews United Methodist Church
Sun10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Arlington, TX
January 9, 2021 • Wedding Reception @ Piedmont Club
Sat11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Spartanburg, SC
May 10, 2020 • Mother's Day Brunch @ Piedmont Club
Sun10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Spartanburg, SC
February 22, 2020 • Asheville Symphony
Sat8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Asheville, NC
December 7, 2019 • Carolina Concert Choir
Sat3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Hendersonville, NC

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