Kristen Gibbs Harpist

As a diverse entertainer, Kristen performs in a variety of musical genres including classical, jazz, pop, and contemporary music.


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Kristen Gibbs Harpist

Harpist and Vocalist, Kristen Gibbs, was born and raised in Austin, Texas. Kristen was classically trained since the age of ten. She is recognized as one of the best classical harpists but is also known for her contemporary style. Changing the traditional barriers of the classical harp world, Kristen is one of few harpists in the nation that incorporates vocals in her performances.
As a diverse entertainer, Kristen performs in a variety of musical genres including classical, jazz, pop, and contemporary music. As a young harpist she performed in her school orchestra, recitals, ensembles and played for many weddings, fundraisers, and special events.
Kristen has studied music at Southwest Mississippi and ACC has studied with both Dalaine Fedson (professor of UT-Austin) and Dr. Aryen Huslig (Harpist . At age 16 Kristen received the “Most Outstanding Musician Award” while attending the U.T Longhorn Music Camp and was awarded the “best high school harpist in the state of Texas” for TMEA Orchestra, four consecutive years. Kristen was selected as the UIL All-State Orchestra Harpist her Junior and Senior year. In 2010 she auditioned for Season 10 of American Idol making it through to round four.

1. Ave Maria-Franz Schubert
2. Clair De Lune- Claude Debussy
3. Sicilienne- Bernard Andres
4. Praeludium- Johann Sebastian Bach
5. Trumpet Voluntary- Jeremiah Clarke
6. Wedding March- Felix Mendelssohn
7. Trumpet Tune- Henry Purcell
8. Bridal Chorus- Richard Wagner
9. Excerpt from Sinfonia 2- G.F. Handel
10. Jesus Joy of Man’s Desiring- J.S Bach
11. Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty- John B. Dykes
12. Christ the Lord is Risen Today- Charles Wesley
13. Thou Font of Every Blessing- Robert Robertson
14. Joyful, We Adore Thee- Ludwig van Beethoven
15. Sheep May Safely Graze- Johann Sebastian Bach
16. Canon in D- Johann Pachelbel
17. River Flows in You- Yiruma
18. Ten Past Two- Pearl Chertok
19. Angels Among Us- Alabama
20. The Prayer- The Celine Dion & Andrea Bocelli
21. Gram’s Lullaby- N. Gustavson
22. La Gimblette-Bernard Andres
23. Tea for Two- Irving Caesar
24. Ain’t Misbehavin- Andy Razaf
25. Body and Soul- Edward Heyman
26. Everybody Loves Somebody- Irving Taylor
27. Moonglow- Will Hudson
28. Don’t Get Around Much- Irving Caesar
29. Church Choir- Marcel Grandjany
30. Bourree- Bernard Andres
31. Tango- Carlos Salzedo
32. Rumba- Carlos Salzedo
33. Great is Thy Faithfulness- William M. Runyan
34. I Will Be Here- Steven Curtis Chapman
35. Andante- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
36. Friend We Have in Jesus-Joseph Scriven
37. Somewhere Over the Rainbow- Judy Garland
38. Amazing Grace- American Fold Melody
1. New Soul -Yail Naim
2. Come away with me- Nora Jones
3. Come sail away- Styx
4. Just like a star- Corinne Bailey Ray
5. A thousand miles- Vanessa Carlton
6. L-O-V-E- Nat King Cole
7. Dog days are over- Florance Welch
8. Every breath you take- The Police
9. Firework- Katy Perry
10. Good riddance- Green Day
11. The house of the rising sun- The Animals
12. Waiting on the world to change- John Mayer
13. Haven’t met you yet- Michael Buble
14. King of anything- Sarah Barielles
15. Love story- Taylor Swift
16. Say Hey (I love you)- Michael Franti
17. Fidelity- Regina Spektor
18. Hey jude- The Beatles
19. Love song- Sarah Barielles
20. At last- Etta James
21 The way I am- Ingrid Michaelson
22. Apologize- One Republic
23. Upside Down- Jack Johnson
24. When you say nothing at all- Alison Krause
25. Your still the one- Shania Twain
26. The only exception- Paramour
27. Clocks- Cold Play
28. Halo- Beyonce
29. Three little birds- Bob Marley
30. I’m yours- Jason Marz
41. If I die young- The Band Perry
42. Wagon wheel-Darius Rucker
43. Landslide-Stevie Nicks
44. Sitting on the dock of the bay- Otis Redding
45. Ring of fire- Johnny Cash
46. Pumped up kicks-Foster the People
47. Rehab-Amy Winehouse
48. Black Drawers (Blues)-Jeannie and Jimmy
49. What’s up- 4 non Blondes
50. Mercy- Duffy
51. Respect-Aretha Franklin
52. If I ain’t got you- Alicia Keys
53. Rumour has it- Adele
54. Ironic- Alanis Morissette
55. Hold on me- Aretha Franklin
56. Boogie shoes- KC& the Sunshine Band
57. Let’s go- Joe King Carasco
58. Heartache tonight-Eagles
59. Set fire to the rain- Adele
60. Give me one reason- Tracy Chapman
61. Rolling in the deep- Adele
62. Como La Flor-Selena E Los Dinos
63. Wonderful tonight- Eric Clapton
64. Let’s celebrate- Kool and the Gang
65. That’s amore-Dean Martin
66. I fall to pieces- Patsy Cline
67. Little bitty pretty one- Thurston Harris
68. Rock around the clock-Jimmy Night
69. La bamba- Ritchie Valens
70. Somewhere over the rainbow- Wizard of Oz
71. Crazy- Narles Barkley
72. Time of your life-Green Day
73. Wonderful tonight-Eric Clapton
74. Wooly bully- Sam and the Pharaoh’s
75. Broken road-Rascal Flats
76. Marry me- Train
77. Rude-
78. Girl’s Chase Boy’s Chase girls
79. Proud Mary- Tina Turner
80. All of Me- John Legend
31. Bubbly- Colbie Callet
32. Someone like you- Adele
33. What a wonderful world- Louis Armstrong
34. Blue moon of kentukey- Patsy Cline
35. Walking after midnight- Patsy Cline
36. Crazy- Patsy Cline
37. Ring of fire- Johnny Cash
38. Bennie and the jets- Elton John
39. I will survie- Gloria Garner
40. Stand by me-