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V Cavarretta · Getting married on 11/01/2022
Dr. Whitsett harp review.
Dr. Whitsett was on time, the music was very appropriate for the audience and the Christmas season. She was very receptive to some minor changes I had requested due to the dinner serving time, which was helpful. I would highly recommend Dr. Whitsett to anyone that would enjoy beautiful harp music and hope that she can come back again next year for the Galveston Serra Club Christmas Party. I know his Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo enjoyed the music, along with everyone in attendance.
President Galveston Serra Club
sai · Married on 11/24/2018
Wonderful to work with!
Joanna is simply talented so don't think twice about hiring her. The harp sounds beautiful and with the addition of Joanna, the music is magical. The process is simple too--you just choose the music and Joanna takes care of the rest! Thank you Joanna for making my ceremony feel so special and warm!
Bonnie Aubrey · Married on 11/23/2018
Joanna Whitsett and Harp Elegance are Fabulous
My husband and I recently celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary. Working with Joanna is a delight, the consummate professional. We changed our music up to the morning of our service and she was right on target with all of it. She had never played one of our choices a week before the ceremony, downloaded the music and played it without flaw right away.
I recommend Joanna and Harp Elegance to all!
Jordyn · Married on 11/16/2018
Perfect and professional
Joanna was such a delight to work with! So professional and lovely. Any requests made she knew the song or learned it! Really amazing work and the music itself brought our ceremony to another level. I recommend her 100x :)
Cheryl · Married on 11/10/2018
Joanna's beautiful musical performance made my wedding ceremony special and elegant.
Joanna plays the harp beautifully. She arrived early, was very professional and played all the songs we requested for our ceremony. She was reasonably priced and generous with her time. I highly recommend her for a lovely and elegant wedding experience.
Cameron Cody · Married on 10/27/2018
Gorgeous talented, professional, flexible, and top harpist in Houston.
Joanna is extremely professional and her talented is in indescribable. She is such a joy to work with from the beginning and brings to the table complete flexibility. It has been a pleasure to work with Joanna and experience her music.
Brandi · Married on 09/28/2018
Top notch! She was on time and super nice. My guest were impressed! Great job!
Eriel · Married on 09/22/2018
Both incredibly talented and professional, Joanna was a dream to work with. She required little notes or instruction when it came to coordinating the day of. She showed up ready to play and did so beautifully. For my bridal march, I wanted to walk to a melody from a show my husband and I loved as kids. I shared a piano version of the song with Joanna and she learned it in time for the wedding--and she played it perfectly. It was a dream wedding and her contribution to the ceremony made it all the more magical!
Andrea · Married on 08/04/2018
Joanna was a breeze for an over-extended bride to work with! As a professional musician, I knew that Joanna’s impressive credentials and experience meant that she would be one less thing to worry about on the big day. Right I was! She was responsive, had wonderful suggestions, and wowed our guests with her talent and presence. We did not have a rehearsal, but she was able to musically “choreograph” my processional perfectly!! I can’t recommend her enough!!
Matthew · Married on 03/09/2018
Was a pleasure! Very talented and professional
Kishori · Married on 02/10/2018
Joanna is a great performer and our guests and we enjoyed her music during the cocktail hour! She was very punctual and had a great selection of music for our wedding reception. We highly recommend her and will be glad to have her perform at our next event. Thank you Joanna for everything!
Clark · Married on 12/15/2017
Hire this woman if you need any form of elegant music at your event. We hired Joanna for our small wedding and she was incredible in every regard. First, she was quick to respond to our initial messages, and made the entire experience of requesting our music and describing our desires a breeze. Then, at the ceremony, she arrived on time, played her music beautifully, and was so pleasant, accommodating, and easy to work with. She truly could not have been better in any way! She could write the book on how vendors need to properly handle wedding clients. She's the best. Thank you so much, Joanna!
Christine · Married on 12/15/2017
Joanna is truly amazing! My fiance and I hired her to play our small and intimate wedding.
If you are planning a wedding look no further. She is extremely responsive and kind, the payment process is easy, she has an awesome repertoire, and she plays flawlessly. She is an amazing talent and professional. We couldn't be more happy with the entire experience with her. Our guests absolutely loved the music!
Biggest thank you to Joanna for making our day feel romantic and special!
Jordyn · Married on 10/21/2017
Joanna was great! She was very easy to get in touch with and always replied quickly. She was dependable and did an amazing job at my wedding. I would definitely recommend her!!!
Coral · Married on 09/22/2017
Great professional and kept the communication until the day of our event! Definitely recommendable!
DELMY · Married on 07/23/2017
Very impressed. Music variety and professionalism.
Cindy · Married on 06/20/2017
Joanna was very accommodating when asked to play at my mother's memorial service. She graciously rearranged her schedule to meet the wishes of my mother at a difficult time for me. Her gift of music would have pleased my mother as it did for everyone in attendance. I highly recommend Joanna for whatever occasion you might desire excellence in music.
Sheridan · Married on 06/10/2017
Joanna's lovely harp presentations were breathtaking and beautiful at Calvin and Sheridan Burnett's Galvez wedding, June 10, 2017. She is truly a talented artist, and a professional in every sense of the word, as well as, gorgeous! Just let her know what you want, and she does the rest effortlessly. So many compliments were given regarding the magnificent music. The guests were peeking around looking for the harpist, but you were so well tucked away, they couldn't see you. Bring your beautiful self in view a little more! Thank you again for your part in making this day perfect for my daughter and son in law. We come every summer to Galveston, and would love to visit your church just to hear you play.Sent on 07/17/2017
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Julea · Married on 04/29/2017
She was absolutely perfect and my guests loved her. Super easy to book and contact. If I ever need another harpist I will definitely be calling her. Very professional, prompt and accommodating.
DAN · Married on 03/31/2017
Joanna provided a very professional harp performance for our wedding and reception March 31, 2017 in Houston. She was very cooperative with our wedding coordinator and able to make moves seamlessly within the venue when guests shifted locations from reception, ceremony, cocktail hour and dinner. As groom I don't remember that much, is a blur, but I know there was never a missed note, her talents are superb, the selections she performed were appropriate for the event and that we received many compliments on her performance. I highly recommend Joanna! Dan HansenSent on 06/12/2017
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Rachel · Married on 03/25/2017
Joanna is a very talented musician and when we added some songs to the program, the morning of the ceremony, she was fully prepared and played all of the pieces beautifully. She was also very nicely dressed and added a great touch of class to the day. Definately a professional!! I would definately recommend her to anyone planning a wedding!!!
Jessica · Married on 03/11/2017
Joanna was great. She was very helpful in the planning stages, and responded quickly to emails! Her music was beautiful during the ceremony.
Joan · Married on 12/01/2016
I believe Joanna will work with you, whatever your need might be. She played at a banquet for us, during the pre-dinner cocktail hour and continued during the buffet dinner until the Program was to start.
Rachel · Married on 12/01/2016
Several months ago I reached out to several local musicians to see if anyone was available and willing to provide a commentary holiday performance for a large hospital. Joanna was more than happy to do it. She arrived early and was incredibly professional. She played a variety of music- both secular and non and had even brought some music from the Frozen soundtrack specifically for our youngest patients. She interacted amazingly with our pediatric patients and let them touch and interact with the harp and encouraged them to sing and dance. When adults had questions she encouraged them to sit down and hold the harp and taught them all about how to play.Sent on 12/06/2016
Joanna was incredible- both in skill and professionalism. She made a difference to our patients and families and our staff are still talking about how amazing she was. I can't recommend her highly enough and I would hire her for any event, both professional and personal.
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User7445384 · 2+ years ago
She was awesome! Everyone loved her. The children at our wedding were in awe of her. I gave her a song she didn't know about 2 weeks before and she had it learned and played it at our ceremony. She was easy and wonderful to work with!