Cherie Gullerud


(3 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Other Children's Entertainer, Pianist / Keyboardist, Singing Teacher, Acting Teacher, Wedding Musician
Country: United States
Based In: Corvallis, Oregon
Performs: Worldwide
From: $500
Cherie plays folk, orchestral, and electro-acoustic harp music in a variety of styles: Celtic, Jazz, Pop, Light Classical. She records with songwriters around the world and has played at venues from Yellowstone National Park to Hollywood since 1982.
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Cherie has been an event harpist since 1982, beginning with trade shows and weddings and playing summers in Yellowstone National Park, while running the musician/interpreter program there. She's been a featured guest at college harp workshops and has been interviewed on the radio. She stopped counting how many weddings, funerals, wineries, restaurants, hotels and concerts she has played in when it added up to over 300 a decade ago. Her harp music is known for being soothing and healing and yet she is at home playing in a rock band or a symphony orchestra. Cherie plays favorite songs from many ...


Too many songs to list. These are Representative of the Genres and Songs I play
All of Me
Autumn Leaves
A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
Cry Me a River
As Long as He Needs Me
For Good
On My Own
You'll Be Back
Falling Slowly
Kiss From a Rose
Fields of Gold
My Neighbor Totoro (Miyazaki music)
Journey music
Halo and Zelda Music
Star Wars Themes
Lord of the Rings Themes
Pachelbel’s Canon
The Lord’s Prayer
The ...


As Grandma Mermaid, Cherie performs as a Female, Aquatic Mister Rodgers, helping children and the young at heart enjoy the wonders of oceanic tales and creature facts from around the world with songs and puppet friends. For private clients she teaches Marine Biology over ZOOM and is comfortable doing Grandma Mermaid Events virtually. In her town she has heard children say, "There goes the mermaid!" when walking by. Her platform is the message that everyone is loved and that ocean clean up and care is the responsibility of all.

Reviews     (3 Reviews)

Cherie Gullerud - Harpist - Corvallis, Oregon Event Location: Edmonton, Alberta Event Type: Online Event 3rd May 2021
Beautiful playing and wide repertoire.
Reviewed by: Liz Pomeroy
Cherie Gullerud - Harpist - Corvallis, Oregon Event Location: Long Island, NY Event Type: Co-Writing Events 19th November 2020
"Cherie Gullerud is a passionate musician. She is very creative and makes beautiful music with her Harp. A wonderful experience to add to your special occasion "
Reviewed by: Cheryl Fried
Cherie Gullerud - Harpist - Corvallis, Oregon Event Location: Albany, Oregon Event Type: Outdoor Concert 24th August 2019
"Cherie plays with wonderful musicianship. Reliable and professional and a joy to play with."
Reviewed by: Colleen Kitchen

Suitable for

Anniversary Party Awards Ceremony Baby Shower Birthday Party (Adult) Birthday Party (Child) Bridal Shower Charity / Fundraising Event Christening Christmas Party Club Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Community Event Concerts / Tours Conference / Meeting Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Engagement Party Festival / Outdoor Event Funeral/Memorial Service Grand Opening Party Halloween Party High School Reunion HM Forces/Army/Navy/Military Event Holiday / Theme Parks Hotel Event New Year's Eve Party Nursing / Care Home Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Prom Night Quinceañera / Sweet 16 Party Restaurant / Bar / Pub Event Retirement Party School Event Social Club Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions University / College Event Virtual Event Wedding Ceremony Wedding Cocktail/Drinks Reception Wedding Reception

Acting Experience

My degrees are in Communications and teaching Theatre and Language Arts. As an Undergraduate I matriculated in Musical Theatre Performance. I've acted virtually and onstage - mostly in comical roles. I've written and directed plays and musicals and have designed costumes and/or props for many shows. I established and run my town's Community Theatre's Children's Summer Theatre Adventure.

Virtual Services Offer

Online Voice and Harp Lessons and Presentations

For the past year I have taught musical theatre and general singing lessons exclusively online. Harp lessons are available as well.
I would love to give your group an overview of the different types of harps and what they can do.

Virtual Harp Background Music; Virtual Harp Workshops

I have wonderful harps with proper amplification to help you create a mood! I can create a custom set list for you for a romantic dinner or to play at an ailing loved one's bedside.

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The Mermaid's Harp

Beautiful Celtic traditional and original tunes with ocean sounds. Peaceful and healing. This CD makes a lovely gift for parents of a new baby or for someone who has lost a loved one.

$12 (+$2 P&P)

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