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Higgins Harp Studio

Olivia Higgins, Freelance Harpist

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Serving Gettysburg, PA and the surrounding areas

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Hi, I'm Olivia Higgins and I am a wedding harpist and private instructor in the Gettysburg PA and Union Bridge MD areas. 

 I truly believe that music is one of the greatest gifts God has blessed me with and that it is my purpose in life to share this gift with you.

Whether it is teaching and guiding you in the process of becoming a professional harpist or providing personalized music for you at your wedding. I would love to be a part of your journey. 

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 Click here to read more about me and how we can work together!

Performance Services 

Wedding Harp Music  

             

Your wedding is arguably the most important day of your life and you want the day to live up to your dreams. Having the harp fill the area with sumptuous melodies will transform the space into a fairytale, taking the pressure off of you while treating your guest to a most exquisite occasion. I guarantee seamless music with an effortless process in order for you to let go and enjoy every moment of your day. With over five years experience, you can rest assured that I will take care of all the pieces– ensuring that you and your guests will indulge in an unforgettable and enchanting experience. The mesmerizing sounds of the harp as you walk down the aisle to the love of your life will be a memory never forgotten. 

 

​​Wedding Ceremony Package

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•15-20 minutes of prelude music

•3 handpicked song requests for the following options:

              o Wedding Party Processional

              o Bridal Processional

              o Music during any special commemorations 

              o Recessional 

 •Amplification of harp

 •Open and clear communication throughout the entire process

When we work together, your needs and wishes are held in highest regard. I will work closely alongside you to ensure that your experience is structured towards your unique vision. I am able to play indoor or outdoor wedding venues, so whatever your plans include, I am happily able to accommodate.
Other Event Music

 I also offer packages for many other types of events. I am always happy to share my music at any function so please inquire with me to see if I would be a good fit for your event.
  • Proposals

  • Bridal Showers

  • Elopments

  • Cocktail Hours

  • Wedding reception dinners

  • Art shows

  • Corporate events

  • Funerals

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 Contact me today to start creating your personalized set list and receive a quote for your event!

Additional Ensembles

I regularly perform violin and harp duets with my brother,  Jared Higgins.  If you are interested in an ensemble for your event, please let me know when contacting me so that I can check availability and current pricing.

    

Sample Songs
 

Here you will find samples of my most popular song requests for weddings and other events. Don’t see your favorite song on the list?  Send me a message and let’s chat!

Private Instruction

   Welcome to the start of your harp journey! Whether you have some musical experience or none at all, I would love to help you accomplish your goals.

Currently, I have a private music studio located in Union Bridge, MD where I teach just over 20 students ranging from age 7 to adult.  I love interacting with each of my students on a personal level, and discovering each individual’s own style and though most of my lessons are conducted in person, I do have options for virtual lessons as well. 

Lesson Rates:

   30 minute lessons are $28 per lesson

   45 minute lessons are $42 per lesson

   60 minute lessons are $53 per lesson.

Rental Harps:

I do have a few rental harps to interested students.

Please contact me for harp rental availability and other rental/purchase options

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I encourage you to contact me with any questions about private instruction. To make it easier, here are a few frequently asked questions in one place for easy reference.

Private Instruction FAQ

Do I need to know how to read music before studying the harp?

Though knowing how to read music prior to lessons is most definitely helpful, it is not a requirement to take lessons. Learning how to read music is a skill that new students will learn during their first few harp lessons and will continue to strengthen throughout their time in my studio.

Hi! I'm Olivia Higgins and I am a freelance wedding harpist and harp instructor in the northern MD and southern PA areas.

 

I began my harp studies at the age of ten under the guidance of Elaine Bryant and I quickly fell in love with the harp. Throughout high school I played  in recitals, church programs, and with the Frederick Symphony Orchestra.

 

After high school I attended Gettysburg College Sunderman Conservatory where I completed my Bachelors of Music in Harp Performance with the help of my teacher Astrid Walschott-Stapp.

     

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I began performing and teaching private music lessons during college and fell in love with helping my students and wedding couples realize that the harp is capable of so much more then classical music. 

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Ready to make your dreams a reality?

Whether it be your dream wedding in the coming months, finally taking harp lessons like you’ve always wanted to do, or getting  the music covered for your next event, hit me up!

Fill out the form and let’s start designing a custom set list for your next event!


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See what some of my satisfied clients are saying…

Najwa A.

 11/06/2022

Services: Wedding Ceremony Violin and Harp

I hired Olivia to surprise my now wife on our wedding day and it worked perfectly! Olivia was very open to different music genres and selections that I had in mind. She was able to book a violinist to accompany her for an additional fee. Both fees were very affordable compared to other musicians. The harp looked absolutely amazing and the combo with the violinist brought such a magical feel to the already magical ceremony. My wife was very excited when she walked down the aisle and saw where the beautiful music was coming from. Thank you for making our wedding one of a kind!
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