Your Event - Nanaimo BC
Nanaimo BC British
Alison Vardy is an ideal entertainer for corporate and private receptions
and events. Alison normally offers a three hour package for the Port of Nanaimo.
As a professional musician with 20 years
experience, Alison has the ability and depth to make
her music 'flow" throughout an event seamlessly.
Combining with Harpsound
Audio Alison provides fully integrated "boutique"
background entertainment service adaptable to all manner
of creative possibility. Having a musical entertainment
simply lifts the proceedings to a much higher level.
Participants relax and enjoy themselves more. Contact
Alison for a detailed discussion of how she can
best meet your event's needs.
How, Why, When and Wow of having a Harpist!
What to consider when planning
your event in Nanaimo BC
Of all the musical instruments, the harp
has the greatest "wow factor"
for your guests. The harp bespeaks of something
very, very special. The care, attention
and professionalism that Alison puts into
her physical presentation, lighting and
musical performance enhances the harp's
visual effect to the point where it's just
simply "Wow". This rubs off on
your whole event and boosts your guest's
overall positive impression.
to use the harp?
Alison's solo harp music can be for background
ambience or as an entertainer foreground
feature act or a mixture of both. When using
her carefully controlled and discrete, subtle
Alison punchy rhythms and tuneful compositions
can be a real attention grabber with more
presence than even a string quartet! Conversely
her music can gently disperse in a room
drifting in and out of conversation.
does Alison play?
Alison Vardy is located in Victoria, British
Columbia, Canada and has easy access to
Nanaimo BC. Alison frequently performs in
the Port of Nanaimo region and areas further
up Island. Travel as a musician in Coastal
British Columbia is very convenient and
cost effective. Be sure to visit the Your
Nanaimo Wedding webpage if you are getting
married. Contact Alison for more detail
on how she can help the planning of your
private function, ceremony, party or convention
have Alison's harp music?
Having Alison Vardy play her harp creates
a delightfully relaxing and prestigious
ambience for your gala, special event, hospitality
party or conference. Alison provides an
enjoyable backdrop for private parties,
garden parties, corporate receptions and
social mixers. Live entertainment, especially
the harp, provides a focus for any event
The "Wow" factor.
to use the harp?
When planning your event Alison's harpistry
is easy to incorporate: indoors or outdoors,
small or large functions, garden parties,
receptions and mixers. Alison's music and
specialist set-up is very versatile with
the possibility of her moving to various
locations during an event. Event planning
is very simple with Alison's harp music
as her professionalism, depth of experience,
versatility and her detailed preparation
ensures a smooth, seamless performance throughout
does Alison provide?
Alison has a large, varied repertoire of
instrumental harp music from diverse cultures
to suit every mood. Attractive presentation
with lights, linen, flowers or candles,
harp and of course, the harpist! Professional
Audio amplification with her attendant
sound technician is also available. Alison's
set-up is totally self-contained for any
event, only needing a 120V plug for
can I have Alison play?
Alison Vardy for a detailed discussion
about how her harp music can provide specific
to your event and needs. An exact quote
will be given. Upon receipt of a deposit
to secure the date, a full confirmation
letter of agreement will be sent including
all the negotiated details and services
for your special event. Alison's Nanaimo
Event Fees are available.
Warm, expressive presentation…
Enchanting music indoors or out...
Flexible, accessible itinerary…
Acoustic or amplified delivery…
Music for all groups, large or small...
Adaptable equipment set-up…
Alison's CDs make excellent party favours
as recorded music is a memorable and lasting
souvenir of your special event's ambience
and Alison's harpistry. Choose from
of solo harpistry and Alison
offers bulk wholesale pricing to her harping
The Rainbow Harpist
You have left
The sun, the moon,
so much behind you.
I did not know that you had left
the rivers, the forests,
I did not know
I should always remember
your music in my heart.
Peter Jacobson, Poet,
Dunedin, New Zealand
you so much for the beautiful music you played for
us on Saturday. We know that it set the tone for our
the talents of an exceptional musician with the technology
of a sound engineering partner, Alison Vardy transcends
the usual concept of a concert performance. Vardy
is generous with anecdotes and information about her
instruments and tunes along with offering pure, ethereal
Gulf Islands Driftwood
"Alison Vardy has always
provided an exceptional level of live entertainment
for our guests. She is very professional and her music
is appropriate in a multitude of settings. We have
received many positive comments from visitors and
staff about Alison's work and we look forward to having
her entertain our guests again in the near future."
Sara Benson, Entertainment Planner,