Weddings

Kristen Theriault, Harpist

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About

Kristen Theriault is a Toronto-based harpist that specializes in offering beautiful harp music to add elegance to any event. Kristen offers a custom-tailored music experience with competitive rates and can include a duo or trio performance with violin, flute, cello, vocalist, oboe or pipe organ.

Experience

Kristen Theriault is a skilled harpist with more than fifteen years of experience performing at weddings and other special events. She is a member of the American Harp Society as well as the American Federation of Musicians.

Services offered

All wedding packages include a complimentary music consultation. The services she offers include:

  • Ceremony package (processional, recessional, signing of the registry, etc)
  • Platinum package (includes everything in the ceremony package plus one hour of background music)
  • Diamond package (includes the platinum package services plus two hours of music during the reception)

Other services

Some other services she offers include:

  • Corporate gatherings
  • Anniversary parties
  • Bar / Bat Mitzvahs

Highlights

Arrangements

Instrumental duo, instrumental trio, instrumental solo

Instruments

Harp

Ceremony Music Starting Price

$650

More information

Are you an agency or a band?

Band

How many musicians are in your band?

1-3

What genres of music does your band play?

Jazz
Country
Acoustic
Classical
Oldies
Rock
Classic rock
Folk
World
Pop
Top 40
50s
60s
70s
80s
90s

What music services do you provide?

Ceremony music
Cocktail hour music
Instrumentals
Learning new songs
Reception music
Music during breaks
Rehearsal dinner music
Sample performances
Liability insurance
Willing travel

What services do you provide?

Ceremony music
Cocktail hour music
Instrumentals
Learn new songs
Reception music
Music during breaks
Rehearsal dinner music
Sample performances

What items are available?

Sound PA

What is the average price for a wedding reception during peak season?

$1,000

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$800

What is the average price for a wedding reception during off-peak season?

$1,000

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Travel expenses
Ceremony music
Cocktail hour music
Reception music
Sample performances
Learn new songs
Sound/ PA system

Which of the following are included in the price?

Travel
Learning new songs
Sample performances
Ceremony music
Cocktail hour music
Reception music
Sound PA

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    Alexandra Married on 25/09/2021
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    Couldn’t Imagine My Wedding Without Her

    We hired Kristen to play the harp prior to our wedding ceremony, during the ceremony, and during the cocktail hour at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto.
    While I only had the pleasure of hearing her during the ceremony, I can tell you that I wouldn’t have wanted anyone else to play for us. Kristen learned a specific song and coordinated with an amazing vocalist for my walk down the aisle. When the doors opened and the flood of music hit my ears, I felt at peace. I took my first steps confidently and serenely into the room, toward my husband to be, and I couldn’t have imagined a better entrance.
    So what about before and after the ceremony? Well, guests came up to us to congratulate us during the reception and every one of them commented on Kristen. They raved about her. Many had never seen a harp up close and were mesmerized by her playing. They said she added a peacefulness and a sophistication to the event, which really matched the venue and the style of wedding we were aiming for.

    I couldn’t imagine the wedding without her. And she was so easy to communicate with. I cannot say enough positive things about her.

    If you are looking into music for your wedding, I wholeheartedly recommend not only choosing a harpist, but Kristen specifically.

    Kristen Theriault, Harpist's reply:

    Thanks so much for these glowing words Alexandra. I'm so happy that your guests enjoyed the music so much, and that it helped set the perfect mood for this beautiful day. I loved being part of it!
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    Marg Married on 15/12/2018
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    Romancing the Romance

    Picture this: A young couple in love, an engagement party with pink roses, pink ‘bubbles’, beautiful foods, 100 guests, sunshine and to tie the romance all together an angelic woman, Kristen, playing the harp beautifully and delicately in the background. Not church music but current, hip, and incredible.
    Thank you for creating the atmosphere Kristen! Your talent is amazing!

    Kristen Theriault, Harpist's reply:

    Thank you so much for this perfect description! It was an honor to be part of the day, and I have a strong feeling that beautiful romance will be surrounding the happy couple for all the years to come! Thanks Marg!
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    Brittany C. Married on 15/09/2018
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    Wedding music

    Amazing from start to finish! Kristen added the unique and beautiful touch we wanted! She catered to our music taste and represented us as a couple! We recieved endless compliments from guests, something to remember!
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    Susan B. Married on 02/09/2018
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    Best Harpist in GTA

    Kristen is the utmost professional. Her talent as a harpist resonated with me and our guests at my daughter’s wedding recently. She played such beautiful music and I highly recommend her to play at any of your functions.

    Kristen Theriault, Harpist's reply:

    Thanks so much Susan! I'm glad the music added that much more beauty to the day, and all the love to the newlyweds!
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    Sang K. Married on 18/08/2018
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    Beautiful Music

    I couldn’t have been any happier with Kristen. I’m so glad she was able to play at my wedding. She’s very sweet and professional. What I liked was that she’s open with music preference that I suggested. I hired Kristen for my cocktail and she was able to fill the outdoor courtyard with her beautiful music and really impressed my guests. I highly recommend!

    Kristen Theriault, Harpist's reply:

    Thanks so much for the kind words and endorsement Sang! It was a pleasure to play for your wedding cocktail hour, and in such a gorgeous venue!
    All the best to you both in your new life together!
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    Celine Married on 28/07/2018
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    Beautiful music renditions

    Kristen was very talented and played beautiful music for our wedding. My husband and I wanted to have a harpist play to have a classy feel to our ceremony and cocktail hour, and Kristen delivered. She played every song well and had a vast library of old and new music, which suited both parts of our wedding. Several of our guests asked for her contact and we gladly gave them Kristen's information. I would recommend her music and services! A bit slow to respond to emails but wasn't a big issue.

    Kristen Theriault, Harpist's reply:

    Thanks so much for the kind words Celine! I especially enjoyed it when your officient joined in singing "All My Life" for your recessional! It was a beautiful day.
    And I'm working hard on shortening response time to within 24 hours.
    All the best to you both!
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    Katherine Married on 10/05/2018
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    Beautiful music and a great experience for our guests!

    We have asked Kristen to come back and play at our charity event for a few years and each time we can count on her. She is always on time, very presentable and most of all, very pleasant to be around. Her music is beautiful; she prepares a very nice selection of music which makes a great backdrop for our event. I would recommend Kristen without hesitation. Thanks for making our event so elegant and classy every time!

    Kristen Theriault, Harpist's reply:

    Thanks for the kind words and endorsement Katherine! It's always a pleasure to play for your events!
    Kristen
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    Marie C. Married on 14/10/2017
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    From the second we sat down and Kristen played the first few notes of Cannon in D Major, we knew we had to have her at our wedding, and I'm so happy we made that decision. We had Kristen play for our ceremony and cocktail hour at the Doctor's House. Kristen was super easy to work with - she was quick to respond to e-mails and showed up on time (in fact, I think she was a bit early!) for our wedding. Most importantly, her music was absolutely beautiful. From classics like Cannon in D Major, to epic movie soundtracks like the Jurassic Park theme song, to modern songs from our favourite bands like Iron & Wine, Kristen did an amazing job in setting the mood and her music alone moved me to tears during our ceremony. Thank you for being a part of our special day Kristen!!!
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    Erin H. Married on 20/05/2017
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    We were pleasantly surprised by the artistic ability and professionalism Kristen exuded. Our wedding day was extra special with thanks to this beautiful harpist who went the extra mile for us! If your considering a harpist, look no further.
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    Neo N. Married on 28/08/2016
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    Kristen is the best Harpist I've met! She is passionate, very expertise and very professional. It's worth to have her on my big day! The most importantly, she is very experienced with any kinds of music you need!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Wedding Awards 2016 Winner

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Offer
You can have the luminous sound of the harp accompany your wedding ceremony AND get a deal on the price! When you purchase any wedding music package from Kristen Theriault, you get $50 off the total price, including 20-30 minutes prelude music, all entrance/processional music, all incidental music (signing, candle lighting etc.) and recessional music. Plus a complimentary consultation so that you can hear the harp live and select the music to create the mood you have in mind for your big day.

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