Harpist Laura Simpson

Bay Music and Entertainment performer Harpist Laura Simpson See below for Videos

Laura Simpson is one of the foremost harpists in the country and has performed for over 30 years. Educated at Trinity College in London, England, and a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara and the University of Southern California, Laura has performed at many distinguished venues, including fine hotels worldwide.

She performs weekly at the Ritz Carlton San Francisco and Half Moon Bay and has also performed extended engagements at the San Francisco Fairmont Hotel and the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

Laura plays a beautiful variety of classical, pop, movie themes and Broadway hits. Her versatility makes her a much in demand harpist for corporate and private events including over 50 weddings per year.

Printable Songlist


  • Albinoni Adagio
  • Anon. Pa vane from the Capdole Suite
  • Bach, J.S. Air from Orchestral Suite No. 3
  • Bach, J.S. Arioso
  • Bach/Grandjany Etude No. 3
  • Bach, J.S., JeSU, Joy of Man’s Desiring
  • Bach, J.S. Prelude in C
  • Bach, J. S. Suite no.1
  • Corelli Variations on a Theme
  • Debussy Clair de Lane
  • Debussy Ia Nile aux cheveux de lin
  • deFalla Six Danc!s
  • Elgar Salutd’Amour
  • Handel Concerto Bb-
  • Handel Royal Fireworks Musick
  • Handel Terna con Variazoni
  • Handel Water Music
  • Kirchoff Aria and Rigaudon
  • Mozart Alleluja from motet Exultate, jubilate
  • Purcell, Come Ye Sons of Art with variations
  • Rachmaninoff Second Piano Concerto, themes
  • Respighi Siciliana
  • Rossini Sonata
  • Salle, Trots Gymnopedies
  • Satie, Gnosiennes
  • Smetana Moldau for harp solo
  • Tchaikovsky, Waltz for Natalia
  • TchaIkovsky, Sleeping Beauty Waltz
  • Tournier, Etude de Concert (au matin)
  • Vivaldi, Concerto in F
  • Vivaldi, Four Seasons (excerpts):
  • Opera excerpts in solo
  • Bizet Carmen
  • Delibes, Lakme’ duet
  • Handel Frondi tenere & Ombra mai fu’ (Serse)
  • Handel Wbere’er you Walk (Serse)
  • Mozart Marriage of Figaro excerpts
  • Puccini, Musetta’s Waltz
  • Verdi Tosca themes
  • Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square A
  • Gershwin, I’ve Got a Crush on You, G
  • Someone to Watch over Me, Eb
  • The Man I Love, C modulate to Eb
  • Embraceable_You,_Eb
  • Can’t Help Lovin’ dat Man, C-
  • Kern, Just the Way You look Tonight Eb
  • Ol’ Man River
  • Warren, At Last Eb (Etta James version)
  • Garland, In the Mood C
  • Gordon, Unforgettable G
  • When I Fall in Love,, Eb
  • Piaf La Vie en Rose, G
  • Raksin, Laura, Am
  • Styne, Time After lime, C
  • Van Heusen, Moonlight Becomes You, F
  • Porter, Easy to Love
  • Oakland, Java Jive, F
  • Mancini, the Pink Panther, Db
  • Sinatra, Fly Me to the Moon Am/C
  • Arlen, Over the Rainbow C
  • Misty Eb
  • Musicals and Movies
  • Boublil Les Mis I Dreamed a Dream, Eb
  • On My Own,
  • Lloyd-Weber,
  • JC Superstar I Don’t Know How to Love Him
  • Evita Don’t Cry forte Argentina, C
  • Phantom, All l Ask of You, Db
  • Cats Memory, Bb-B Major
  • Aspects of Love, Love Changes Everything, A/Bb
  • Homer, Titanic, My Heart Will Go On, Lb to EMajor
  • Bernstein, West Side Story Somewhere, Eb/E Major
  • One Hand, One Heart Eb
  • Schmidt, The Fantasticks Try to Remember, C
  • Widhon, Jekyll and Hyde This is the Moment
  • Newer Solos
  • Elton John, Your Song Eb.
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight? Bb
  • Lennon, Imagine, C
  • Lennon/McCartney, Here, There and Everywhere C
  • Yesterday
  • Billy Joel, Piano Man C
  • Cindy Lauper, Time after Time, C
  • Nevins, Twilight Time, G
  • Bocelli, Time to Say Good-bye, C
  • Processionals
  1. Bocelli, Time to Say Good-bye
  2. Bach, Prelude in C
  3. Handel, Overture, Royal Fireworks
  4. Handel, Harp Concerto, 2nd movement
  5. Anon., Pavane from the Capriole Suite, 16th century
  6. Handel, Tema con Vaflazoni
  7. Handel, Air, Water Music
  8. Handel, Largo from Serse
  9. Pachalbel, Canon in D
  10. Respighi, Siciliana
  11. Vivaldi, Largo, Winter, Four Seasons
  12. Wagner, Bridal Chorus from Lohengrln
  • Recessionals
  1. Bach, Jesu. Joy of Man’s Desiring.
  2. Beethoven, Ode to Joy, 9th Symphony
  3. Clarke, Trumpet Tune
  4. Clarke, Trumpet Voluntary
  5. Handel, Harp Concerto, 1st movement
  6. Handel, finale, Water Music
  7. Mendelssohn, Wedding March
  8. Mozart, Alleluja from Exultate Jubilate
  9. Vivaldi allegretto, Spring, Four Seasons
  10. Vivaldi, Concerto in F, 1st movement
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