Carol Tatum has been playing music since the age of six and has been a full-time professional harpist for over 20 years.
Carol enjoys performing for weddings because it is one of the most important days of a person's life and Carol is honored to be a part of it.
Production friendly, detailed oriented and prompt, Carol is there to provide you gorgeous music for your ceremony, cocktail hour and reception...and to help take your stress away!
History: Carol was the wedding harpist on the TV show "Extreme Makeovers: Wedding Edition" and, while living in Los Angeles, was harpist for the City of Beverly Hills' and City of Los Angeles' special events as well as many other events.
Carol has played for the Mayor of Dallas, Mr. Mike Rawlings, has performed at The Kennedy Center Washington D.C., Orange County Performing Arts Center and many major corporations such as Chase Bank, AT&T, celebrities and more.
Carol is also a recording artist with seven CDs released internationally. She has toured the U.S. with her record label Windham Hill Records/Sony-BMG and continues to release recordings of original and 11th-13th century music currently.
Carol's list of credits is extensive.
* * Event/Venue List 2020-2022 * *
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings
Allen Mayor Steve Terrell
City Of Richardson
Chase Bank Downtown Dallas and Los Angeles
Dallas Cowboys Star Venue
American Bar Association
George Bush Institute
Tech Mahindra Americas
Turbo Tax / Intuit Corporation
Karla Otto New York / Paris / Milan / Dubai
Unbridled Entertainment, Denver / corporate event booking services
Barton Creek Country Club
Winspear Opera House
Nasher Sculpture Center
Rosewood Mansion On Turtle Creek
Highland Park United Methodist Church
Old Red Museum
Hotel Crescent Court
The Adolphus Hotel
Ft. Worth Ladies Club
Marriott Hotels (various locations)
Omni Hotel Downtown Dallas and Omni Mandalay At Los Colinas
Fairmont Hotel Dallas
The Joule Hotel
The Gaylord Texan Grapevine (corporate and private events)
Petroleum Club Dallas
Marie Gabrielle Garden
Ft. Worth Club
Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens
Rustic Grace Estate
Bear Creek Ranch
Piazza On The Green
Brook Hollow Country Club
Brookhaven Country Club
Clark Gardens Weatherford
The Brooks At Weatherford
And many more wedding venues, country clubs, etc., from Austin to McKinney to Ft. Worth.
Screen Actors Guild Awards, Los Angeles
Private residence of Jim Carrey (comedian)
U.S. tour “Winter Solstice” with Windham Hill Records / Sony-BMG
Movie Premiere “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”, Universal City
Three Tenors Concert, Dodger Stadium
Chase Bank (Montrose, Arcadia)
ABC Studios / Prospect Studios
“Extreme Makeovers: Wedding Edition” (TV show)
“Renovate My Family” (TV show, Dr. Phil McGraw, Producer)
The Kennedy Center Washington D.C.
Orange County Center For The Performing Arts
“Affaire In The Gardens” Beverly Hills Art Show, Beverly Hills
Greystone Mansion Design Showcase and Garden Show, Beverly Hills
Beverly Hilton Hotel
Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel
The Peninsula Hotel Beverly Hills
Ritz Carlton Pasadena
Descanso Gardens Mother’s Day Concert, La Canada
Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino
Earth Day L.A.
Los Angeles County Museum Of Art
Hammer Museum Westwood
La Jolla Art Museum
City of Los Angeles Festival of Lights
Pershing Square Holiday Festival, Downtown Los Angeles
City of Glendale Chalk Art Event sponsored by Cultural Arts Commission
Chambers Of Commerce for the cities of
Los Angeles, Pasadena, Montrose, Monrovia, Whittier, etc.
R. G. Canning Productions/Ventura Antique Show
Whittier Uptown Antique Show
Santa Monica Art Festival, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
Woodland Hills Art Show
Pasadena Family Festival and Art Show
La Jolla Art Festival
Montrose Art Festival
Moorepark Art Show
Monrovia Art Show
Glen Helen Renaissance Pleasure Faire
Long Beach Renaissance Faire
Manhattan Beach Hometown Faire
Glendale Memorial Hospital / Kaiser Permanente (Los Angeles, Downey-Long Beach)
Various charity organizations such as Project Angel Food, Children’s Health Coalition, American Oceans Campaign, WeSpark, Vincent Price Museum, etc. Various concerts, festivals, art shows and corporate and private events throughout California for the last 20+ years.
I have performed in front of celebrity audiences such as:
Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Tom Hanks, Sting, Christina Aguilera, Don Henley/Eagles, Drew Barrymore, Ben Stiller, Henry Kissinger, Olivia Newton John, Ann Margaret, Pamela Anderson, Cate Blanchette, Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen, Jon Voight, Graham Nash/CSNY, Jackson Browne, Christopher Reeve, Cardinal Roger Mahoney, etc.