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Judy McCoy, Harpist

Judy McCoy with her Harp

For more than twenty years, Judy McCoy has performed harp music throughout South Carolina. With her musical talent and extensive repertoire, Judy can help to transform your wedding or event into a truly memorable experience.

Judy began her harp studies at the young age of 10 and was performing at weddings when she was 15. At the age of 17, she was the principal harpist for the Columbia Philharmonic Orchestra.

Judy received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of South Carolina, majoring in harp performance. She is the former principal harpist for the Columbia Philharmonic Orchestra, the Greenville Symphony, and the Brevard Symphony. She has also performed as harpist in numerous orchestras in South Carolina and North Carolina.

Judy has extensive experience in providing harp music for a variety of occasions, including weddings, receptions, parties, dinners, corporate events, and church programs. Her repertoire includes classical, popular, religious and traditional harp music.


"Your  heavenly music added such an elegant sound to our wedding! You made the wedding!!  I could listen to your lovely music forever. Sometimes I hear it and think that I have died and gone to heaven!"

Helen Lentz

"We received so many compliments on your playing. It was truly lovely, and everything I had hoped it would be."

Mr. & Mrs. Gerald Friegel

"My deepest appreciation for the most beautiful musical presentation. The harp is such a beautiful instrument, yet you managed to magnify its intensity so much."

J. Thomas Jones, Jr.


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The following is a partial list of musical works in Judy's repertoire.

     Classical Music:

Air from Water Music (Handel)
Ave Maria (Schubert)
Canon in D (Pachelbel)
Dun Bouquet de Rosmarin (Boscha)
Evening Prayer from "Hansel and Gretel" (Humperdinck) Sheep May Safely Graze (Bach)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Bach)
Liebestraume (Liszt)
Ode to Joy (Beethoven)
Prelude and Fugue in C Major (Bach)

     Popular Music:

Can't Help Falling in Love
Fields of Gold
Londonderry Air
My Heart Will Go On
Perhaps Love
Selections from "Les Miserables"
Selections from "Phantom of the Opera"
Stairway to Heaven

     Religious Music:

The Lord's Prayer
Various Hymns upon request










Judy's Repertoire