Cherie Gullerud/Grandma Mermaid - Harpist - Corvallis, Oregon

Cherie Gullerud/Grandma Mermaid - Harpist | Corvallis, Oregon

(1 Review)5.0
Country: United States
Based In: Corvallis, Oregon
From: $500
Cherie can brighten your event with folk, orchestral, or electro-acoustic harp. She records with songwriters around the world and has played from Yellowstone National Park to Hollywood since 1982. Cherie is also Grandma Mermaid, a female aquatic Mister Rodgers.
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Cherie has been an event harpist since 1982, beginning with trade shows and weddings and playing for two 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 as she is in a more somber setting. Cherie plays favo ...


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.

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Cherie Gullerud/Grandma Mermaid - Harpist - Corvallis, Oregon Event Location: Corvallis, OR Event Type: Child's Birthday Party 8th June 2019
"This is the best birthday party I've been to in my life!"
Reviewed by: 8 Year Old Girl (name private)

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.

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