“You play divinely and I have a great feeling about working with you as a soloist.”

Karl MiddlemanConductor, Philadelphia Classical Symphony

“It’s always a pleasure to have you perform at Longwood Gardens. Your music always adds something special to our programming.”

Emily MoodyPerforming Arts

“Your unique gift is not only to comfort but to entertain. You seem to have a finger on the pulse of what the audience responds to- thanks for sharing your talents with all of us in D.C.

Bonnie Berkmeier PA Harpist

“Janet’s own harp performance was a real treat- the music just rippled effortlessly from her strings.”

Gerry ServienteFounder & Past Director, Somerset Harp Festival

“Janet is my new harp idol!”

Ray Pool

“Witman did a wonderful solo set, including a really devishly complex jazzy piece by Scottish harpist Savourna Stevenson called, “Emily’s Calling” – a piece that showed off Janet’s lever harp “chops of death.”

Kathy Chanik"Harp Column" Conference Report

“The concert that sticks in my mind the most was on the last day, when Janet Witman led the Somerset Harp Ensemble in a program of her fun and fascinating arrangements. Not the usual, occassionally dull ensemble stuff- great rhythms and special effects added interest.”

Kathy Chanik"Harp Column" Conference Report

“Congratulations on your excellent achievements as arranger and director.”

Ray Pool

“Thank you for playing at Ron’s memorial service. The music was absolutely wonderful, and those musically educated were effusive in their praise. The harp music was the shell that held the service together, and I was absolutely entranced.”

Wendy Bashford

“Thank you for a great concert. It’s so fun for me to work with super-talented musicians. Playing the Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto was like having Mozart himself sitting there- so beautiful!

Peter BrownOrganist & Music Director, Trinity Lutheran Church

“Your playing of the Swan on Youtube is BRILLIANT! Beautifully played with such sincerity.”

Catriona McKayScottish Harp Virtuoso & Composer

“Janet was a joy to work with and represented the perfect combination of personable and professional.”

Dr. Craig RiderMusic Director, Grove Methodist Church

“I keep hearing rave reviews about your playing at our concerts. One fellow, with a doctorate in music performance said he had no idea the harp was capable of so many ranges of color and articulation. He said, he was “blown away!'”

Rob UptonWheatland Chorale Director

“Janet, you are a consummate professional and a joy to work with. Thank you for sharing your abundant talents with us.”

Mary GreenKennett Symphony Conductor

“Your Debussy Danses were fabulous-congratulations!”

Tim SchwartzDirector of Wilmington Community Orchestra

“It was wonderful making music with you last summer- you are so solid and a sensitive player.”

Emery De WittLancaster Church of the Brethren

“Your music was such a blessing to our party- it was lovely, so relaxing and delightful. Thank you for coming to our home and lending that special touch to our event.

Joann Hollinger

“You were so wonderful to work with and sounded even more beautiful than we could have imagined, making our day even more special!”

Katie Barnes(bride)

“We would like to thank you for doing such an incredible job at Vince and Jennifer’s wedding. The harp music was astounding and the beautiful songs added so much to the ceremony.”

Dave and Barb Read

“Thanks again for a great performance. Your choice in music was perfect for this crowd!”

Dolly TerryLima Methodist

“A week later and the folks at St Johns are still raving about your performance. It was wonderful programming and just amazing playing. Please express my thanks to Mindy.”

Tom SnyderSt Johns Lutheran

“What a great way to start our holiday season! You were both incredible, informative, and uplifting!

Rev. Ann DickeyBethany Presbyterian Church, Mendenhall, PA

“Thanks again for a very informative presentation- Biblical and scientific. It shows they can co-exist with each other and embrace what we believe.”

Ted StrandExplorers of Westminster Presbyterian, West Chester, PA

“A very professional show – beautiful!”

Colleen MusselmanGarden Spot Village Concert Series, PA

“This was the largest audience we’ve had in years for our series (Hadley Memorial Fund) at the Kennett Meetinghouse. It was a marvelous presentation.”

Barbara Walsh

“I’ve heard only rave reviews from the residents who attended your Astral Harp concert!”

Doris PetersonJenners Pond

“We thoroughly enjoyed your Astral Harp Experience! Janet, we could listen to you play harp forever. Kevin, your photos are equally fantastic. This past November, we saw a Solar System presentation at the CA Academy of Science-your photos were just as good and we enjoyed your presentation a lot more!”

Bruce DittmarMusic School of DE Board of Directors

“This program is the best one I’ve seen at the library!”

Audience Memberat Newark Free Library

“You need to present this in Philly for WHYY!”

Bill and Ellen EllisWVUD

“Your music fit perfectly into this program.”

Audience Memberat Newark Free Library (2011)

“Astral Harp is out of this world!”

Kathy DeAngeloSomerset Harp Festival Director

“That was the best power point presentation I’ve ever seen!”

Wellington Resident