Events

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Weddings

Your wedding is the most special moment of your life and you want the very best music to compliment your special day. This occasion will never be forgotten and the outstanding vision of beauty of the harp and the special beautiful music will definitely enhance your guest's experience of a truly wonderful wedding. The music for your wedding will set the mood and atmosphere with inspiration, reverence and beauty. What could be a better choice than a Lyon and Healy Grand Concert harp played by a musician who is dedicated to providing you with music that will thrill your soul and bring fond memories to your guest? Marie meets with each bride and her fiancée about the selection of the music for their ceremony. The musical selections are tailored to the vision of the special ceremony that the bride has dreamed of since she was a little girl. This day is very special and Marie is dedicated to providing selections that meet every taste. The traditional wedding marches, religious, classical and popular music are all included in Marie’s repertoire. The harp is a beautiful solo instrument that produces a complete sound that does not require any accompaniment from other instruments. Marie’s harp has an acoustical pick up which allows the harp to be amplified. The sound system she uses is a professional BOSE system. This system allows her to play in large venues as well as small, personal affairs. This also works well with Marie being able to use the sound system in the wedding ceremony and then setting up her sound system for the reception. Marie is an accomplished musician who also plays organ, piano, flute, clarinet and has recently began studying the cello.

Events

The harp is a very mesmerizing instrument that entices one both visually and audibly. Many people have never had the opportunity of seeing the harp up close or understanding how it is played. Marie enjoys sharing with her audiences many interesting facts about this instrument as well as telling how God brought the harp into her life. She has played for numerous Ladies’ Conferences, including many “Festivals of Tables”. Marie enjoys playing mini concerts for church services, as well as programs for senior adults, and incorporates her testimony into the program. Her husband, Tyler, is her soundman and goes with her to support her ministry. He admits he enjoys these events more than any of the events Marie plays. Rainbow Omega, a home for adults with developmental disabilities, conducts fund raising dinners 4 times a year at various locations. Each of these dinners may have over 500 people in attendance and may raise between $75,000 and $100,000 at each event. Rainbow Omega has asked Marie to play for these events for the last 20+ years and states “We could not put on a fund raising event without Marie and her beautiful talent present to set the tone for our event.” Marie plays for multiple corporate clients at Christmas parties, grand openings, and other business events. The harp adds an air of elegance to private parties and mesmerizes the guests with the beautiful melodies and the spectacular vision it bestows. Many clients have requested Marie to play at their gala affairs, including anniversary parties, Christmas parties, business openings, and other occasions requiring the special elegance only a harp can provide. Marie plays for other events such as choral accompanying and church symphony or ensemble performances.