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Laurie Rasmussen harpist in Santa Barbara
Laurie Rasmussen is a prize-winning professional harpist based in Santa Barbara, CA. With over 20 years of experience providing live music for concerts, weddings and events, she has toured the US, Canada and Europe performing as a soloist and with various ensembles. In concert or as background music for your wedding or special event she plays traditional Celtic, pop and classical music. An enthusiastic teacher, she provides private harp lessons for students of all ages in Santa Barbara.

Laurie is the owner of
Harps by the Sea, a showroom in Santa Barbara carrying new and used instruments for sale, rental harps, accessories, sheet music and repairs.



Upcoming Events


Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 4:00 pm
Classics by Candlelight
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
380 N. Fairview Ave.
Goleta, CA
Free Will Donation



Sunday, March 12, 2017 -7:00 pm
Beyond Beauty: The Versatile Harp
An Evening of Chamber Music featuring SBCC Harpists and Friends
Fe Bland Auditorium, SBCC West Campus
721 Cliff Dr
Santa Barbara, CA
Suggested donation $10 at the door


Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 4:00 pm
Folk Orchestra Santa Barbara Concert
The Presidio Chapel
123 E. Canon Perdido
Santa Barbara, CA
Ticket info TBD



Sunday, April 30, 2017 -7:00 pm

SBCC Symphony Orchestra with Met Opera tenor Eduardo Villa
Opera favorites from Bizet, Leoncavallo, Puccini, Verdi and Wagner
Garvin Theatre, SBCC West Campus
721 Cliff Dr
Santa Barbara, CA
$15 general, $10 students and seniors
Buy Tickets here


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