Amy Kortus is a classically trained harpist who has been performing professionally since she was sixteen. Amy studied under harp masters in Washington, Chicago and North Carolina, and before moving to Durham was the harpist for the Drake Hotel. Amy keeps an active performance schedule, playing solo for private events and concerts, as well as chamber music performances with the Nyquist music ensemble. Amy also teaches harp lessons out of her private studio. For more information about her music, visit www.amykortusharpist.com.
·Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, Arioso, Air on a G String, Prelude - J.S. Bach
Classical·Canon in D- PachelbelClair de Lune, La Fille au Cheveaux du Lin, -Debussy.
· Air from the Water Music, Largo - Handel
·Ode to Joy - Beethoven
· Four Seasons - Vivaldi
·Hornpipe, Trumpet Tune - Purcell
·Bridal March from Lohengrin, Wagner
·All I Ask of You
·Memory (from Cats)
·The Way You Look Tonight
Selections of Hymns, Celtic and Religious music.
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M · Married on 10/25/2013
Amy Kortus played for the rehearsal dinner for our son's wedding. She provided beautiful background music in our home during cocktails and then changed locations to an adjacent banquet tent to play during the meal. Her performance was wonderful and very much appreciated by our 50+ guests. Moreover, she is a true professional who was entirely unflappable in the face of several unexpected inconveniences during the evening! She arrives with all necessary equipment and needs only to be shown where to set up. Contracting was easily accomplished via email. We unreservedly provide our recommendation and will enjoy having her again at another occasion.
User2338204 · 2+ years ago
Amy did not perform ceremony music but rather provided music for our cocktail hour. Hiring a harpist for our wedding day was one of my last minute decisions but certainly one of the best. I've heard and continue to hear nothing but wonderful things on her appearance professionalism and beautiful music from my guests, which is wonderful, as I did not have the chance to see her during this time, or at all on our wedding day! Not a thing to worry about! Thanks Amy!
User3042367 · 2+ years ago
We were inexperienced in hiring a harpist. Amy took really great care of us. Her recommendations were perfect and she was able to meet any requests we did have. She played beautifully and was reasonably priced. Everyone was very impressed with how elegant she made our event.
Amy is the best!