Funeral Singer

in New Orleans

If you are looking for a funeral singer in New Orleans and the surrounding area, Lauren is here to help you choose and share the funeral music that properly expresses and celebrates the life of your lost loved one. Unless your loved one has left clear instructions, it is usually up to the family to decide what funeral singer to hire or what funeral songs they would like amongst all the other overwhelming decisions to be made especially during such a difficult time. 

Lauren is an experienced funeral singer and soloist who would be honored to support, guide and help you choose meaningful funeral music for the service. In addition, Lauren is available to coordinate other musicians such as an organist/pianist or her fellow singers at Bon Operatit! to add to the beauty of the service. 

Funeral Songs and Selections

  • A Mighty Fortress is Our God
  • Abide With Me
  • Alleluia! Sing to Jesus
  • Amazing Grace
  • Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod)
  • Ave Maria (Schubert)
  • Be Not Afraid
  • Be Still My Soul
  • Be Thou My Vision
  • Beautiful Savior
  • Because He Lives
  • Blest Are They
  • Celtic Song of Farewell
  • Crown Him With Many Crowns
  • Eye Has Not Seen
  • For All the Saints
  • Gift of Finest Wheat
  • Give Me Jesus
  • Hail Mary, Gentle Woman
  • Here I Am, Lord
  • His Eye is on the Sparrow
  • Holy God, We Praise Thy Name
  • Holy, Holy, Holy
  • How Great Thou Art
  • I Am the Bread of Life
  • I Can Only Imagine
  • I Know That My Redeemer Lives
  • I’ll Fly Away
  • In Paradisum
  • In the Garden
  • It is Well With My Soul
  • Just A Closer Walk With Thee
  • Let There Be Peace on Earth
  • Morning Has Broken
  • Nearer My God, to Thee
  • O God, Beyond All Praising
  • On Eagle’s Wings
  • One Bread, One Body
  • Panis Angelicus
  • Pie Jesu
  • Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
  • Prayer of St. Francis (Make Me a Channel of Your Peace)
  • Precious Lord, Take My Hand 
  • Rock of Ages
  • Shepherd Me, O God
  • Softly and Tenderly
  • Song of Farewell (Sands)
  • Surely the Presence
  • Taste and See
  • The Hand of God Shall Hold You
  • The Lord’s Prayer
  • There is a Balm in Gilead
  • We Walk By Faith
  • You Raise Me Up

Frequently Asked Questions

To find out Lauren’s availability, please fill out the booking form on the contact page. You can also call or text at 504-232-1046. Once she receives details on ceremony needs, Lauren can provide an accurate quote. Please also keep in mind, if Lauren’s calendar is not open for that date/time, she can help coordinate other wonderful New Orleans musicians.

It is recommended for most services to also have an accompanying instrument such as an organist/pianist. Lauren can ease the burden of finding funeral musicians by helping to coordinate/hire additional musicians for a funeral. Other instruments to also consider might be violin, guitar or harp.

Yes, songs not listed on the recommended list can certainly be considered for the funeral ceremony. Secular (not sacred) selections must be approved by the priest or officiant. There will be a possible additional fee for requests.

Lauren hopes to make this process as easy as possible and will walk you through making selections. To get started, you can look through the list of funeral songs above and listen to funeral music samples on the page. For most standard Catholic mass funerals, you will typically need four funeral songs (Entrance, Offertory, Communion and Closing).

Listen to Funeral Music

Let Lauren provide meaningful funeral music to honor your loved one.