Berkshire County Massachusetts

Julia Shrake
Harpist — New Hartford, Connecticut
I am a Celtic Folk Harper teaching and playing in CT., Southern Mass. and Eastern N.Y. State.
I specialize in Traditional Irish music — mostly lovely aires and ballads —
 with some Medieval/Early Music and Original tunes mixed in.
I play a custom 31 string floor harp of green ashwood with Celtic designs and knotwork
 painted on the pale yellow soundboard that I made at Folk Craft Instruments in Winsted, CT.
 I am available for any gathering where soothing, non-intrusive music is appropriate.
 I have great references from weddings, showers, Irish Festivals, Historical Societies (in costume),
Seniors Groups, workshops and students. You can find me on my website at:
www.serenestrings.com
 Slan go foill!

Tara Alterman
Harpist — Granby, Massachusetts
Professional Harpist, Tara Alterman, performs at events throughout Western Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, and Southern Vermont. Her extensive repertoire includes a wide variety of classical and popular selections and can accommodate any musical preferences you may have for your wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, or private gathering. Beyond the rigors of classical training and orchestral performance, Tara has always enjoyed sharing the elegance of the harp on a more personal level. With 20 years experience as a freelance performer, Tara provides both the physical presence and musical virtuosity that inspires and entertains.
For a free consultation or more information, contact Tara at (413) 896-4738 or visit her website at www.heavenlyelegance.com.


Leah Kidwell-Fernandes
Harpist — Clifton Park, New York
Leah's graceful harp music will help create an atmosphere of elegance and sophistication at your special event.  Leah has had extensive experience providing beautiful music for such occasions as wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours, wedding receptions, holiday parties, anniversary parties, birthday parties, corporate functions, political fundraisers, and religious services.  Leah prides herself on the personal attention she gives to clients and looks forward to providing the perfect music for your wedding or other special occasion.  Audio clips of Leah's harp music are available on her website (www.upstateharpist.com).  To request a FREE demo CD, please contact Leah by phone (518.383.2167) or email her at leah@upstateharpist.com.

Karlinda Caldicott
Harpist — Saratoga Springs, New York
Former Principal Harpist with the Albany Symphony Orchestra, Karlinda has toured in Europe
and the U.S., and is Harp Instructor at the College of Saint Rose (Albany)
and Hartwick College (Oneonta).  She is a full-time freelance musician and is available
for weddings and many other types of engagements, either as a solo harpist or in ensemble
with other instruments.  Karlinda plays both the full size pedal harp and the Celtic (smaller,
with levers) harp.  She also offers private instruction in the Saratoga/Capital Region and in Oneonta.
  Karlinda can be reached at kdcharp@hotmail.com

Amanda Evans
Harpist — Glastonbury, Connecticut
Amanda Evans is a professional harpist based in the Hartford, CT area. She has a Masters Degree in Harp Performance from the Eastman School of Music. With over 12 years of experience, she has enjoyed playing for weddings and other events all over the northeast. Amanda is also available to play with orchestras and other ensembles. To listen to her play, and for more information, please visit www.AmandaEvansHarp.com.

Gilded Harps
Sudbury, Massachusetts
Planning a special occasion, a candlelight dinner for two, a cocktail reception for two hundred?  Add the note of enchantment with harp music from the Gilded Harps of Boston.  Available for weddings, receptions, engagement parties, showers, anniversaries - every festive occasion.  A repertoire range from classical to popular, a rich spectrum of sounds from intimate solo harp to harp duos and trios with various instruments and voices.  Also small chamber ensembles available.  Offering a unique jazz harp trio and jazz harp quartet featuring harp, flute/sax, acoustic bass and drums - available for social and corporate events.   Visit us at www.gildedharps.com.

Susan Miron
Harpist — Newton, Massachusetts
Harpist Susan Miron has received rave reviews for her playing ("Excellent...splendid" N.Y. Times, "Expert and engaging" Boston Globe,  "Superlative musicianship" Danbury Ct. Times) and her four recordings. For thirty years, Susan has performed solo and in chamber music groups with members of the Boston Symphony throughout the Northeast, and in renowned halls in New York City and London. She has appeared in 6 of Boston's First Nights, and many times in Boston's Jordan Hall and Gardner Museum as well as on WGBH radio live. Susan enjoys helping people choose the music that will make their wedding or event just perfect.  smiron@earthlink.net

Alàis Lucette
Harpist — Boston. Massachusetts
Alàis Lucette is a classically trained harpist with over 20 years experience.
 She began performing at nine, under the tutelage of Catherine Elliot, who was a direct student
of Marcel Tournier at the Paris Conservatory of Music.  Her repertoire includes
classical, Celtic, pop, as well as her own pieces.
Alàis is available for weddings, Bar Mitzvahs, recordings, openings, and all kinds of events.
 Whether dramatic and powerful, or subdued ambiance, she can accommodate your special moments.
You can contact Alàis at Alaislucette@gmail.com

Shelley Otis
Harpist — Bristol, Rhode Island
Shelley plays a refreshing blend of classics, popular, blues, jazz, Celtic, and Latin, and enjoys adapting any sort of music to the harp.  She performs throughout New England for weddings, parties, and other functions from the Hatch Shell on the Charles River to your living room.  Check out sound clips and more information at www.shelleyotis.nnettsplace.com, or email at shelley.otis.harp@gmail.com.

Dr. Lizary Rodriguez Rios
Harpist — Boston, Massachusetts
Award-winning harpist Lizary Rodriguez is available to play for wedding ceremonies or any special occasion. Having played for numerous events, recorded two critically acclaimed CD's and holding a doctorate degree in harp performance, you can be sure that Lizary will provide a performance of the highest quality. For sound clips and more info, please visit her website www.lizary.net. Free consultation. Serving Boston and surrounding areas. 781-571-9775

De Luna
Harpist — Hooksett, New Hampshire
De Luna is available to play her exquisite harp music for your next special event. Please visit her web page to experience her sounds at: http://www.delunaharps.com or email at delunaty@aol.com
 De Luna also teaches harp, offering both private and group lessons. She also sells harps and is a representative for Harps Unlimited International, having a wonderful collection of harps available for sale or rent.

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