Grace Scarpino-Stoutenburg

Professional Harpist

Funeral, Memorial, and Wake Harp Services

During a time of grief, harp music is a beautiful and moving way to honor a passed loved one as well as bring peace and healing to the mourning family.


Wakes and Viewings:

I provide a selection of peaceful background music at my discretion. I am happy to include specific requests from my repertoire list.


Funeral Services:

Clients may choose harp accompaniment for one, some, or all of these elements which may occur during a religious or secular ceremony. I am happy to accommodate if your service incorporates different elements.




Prelude:
This consists of 15 minutes of peaceful and meditative background music at my discretion. If your family would like me to include hymns or specific requests from my repertiore list, I will be happy to do so.

Procession of the Family:

(Those with (*) are also suitable for Recessionals)

Gemnopedie #1* (Satie)

Lauda to Sta. Maddalena* (13th Century Italy)

Pavane* (Faure)

Reverie* (McDonnald)


Accompaniment to Readings: (Scripture, Letters, Poetry, etc.)

Blessing Unto Nations (Folk Song)

Hymns (listed below)

Invisible Hands (Folk Tune)

Lauda to Sta. Maddalena (13th Century Italy)

Trav'ling On (Gustavson)

Moon Over the Rising Castle (Japanese Folk Song)


Meditation: (Harp Solo)

Amazing Grace (Traditional Hymn)

Be Thou My Vision (Traditional Hymn)

Danny Boy (Traditional Irish)

Gemnopedie #1 (Satie)

The Light of Darkness (Linda DeBrita)

Pastorale (Grandjany)

Shenandoah (Traditional American)


Recession of the Family:

The Light of Darkness (Linda DeBrita)

Lauda to Sta. Maddalena* (13th Century Italy)

The Parting Glass (Traditional Irish)

Trav'ling On (Gustavson)



Postlude:
This consists of peaceful and meditative background music at my discretion.


Fees: Your Individualized fee will be calculated based on your choice of the funeral/memorial service vs. wake services, travel time, collaboration with other musicians (if any), etc. Please contact me for specific pricing information.