Laurel McConkey

Laurel McConkey, a graduate of the University of North Texas, has been playing the harp professionally for over 20 years.


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Laurel McConkey

In addition to playing for numerous weddings, parties and special events, she has appeared regularly at the Omni Dallas Hotel Park West, the Sheraton Park Central, the Melrose Hotel, the Plaza of the Americas Hotel and the Westin Hotel Galleria. She has performed with the Northeast Texas Symphony and Fort Worth Chamber Orchestra, as well as playing at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center with Gary Morris and Ray Charles. Dignitaries who have enjoyed Laurel’s music include Van Cliburn, Bill Blass, Suze Orman and George W. Bush. Laurel has also played live twice on the morning show for KZPS 92.5 and appeared on Mike Castelucci’s “The Why Guy” on WFAA Channel 8.

In addition to being an accomplished harpist, Laurel is a professional singer and actress who has performed with the Dallas Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Music Theatre of Wichita, Dallas Gilbert & Sullivan Society, Dallas Symphony Chorus, Musicana Dinner Theatre of Florida, and toured nationally in A CHRISTMAS CAROL. She especially enjoys combining her love of theatre and music into her special presentations for church and civic groups, “Christmas in North America” and “The Irish Harp in Story and Song”.