Alison Vardy provides a fully integrated
"boutique" background entertainment
service adaptable for any venue or group, particularly when
combined with Harpsound
Audio. Having professional Harp Entertainment at your
reception, gala, mixer or wedding dinner will provide a distinctive, elegant and pleasurable ambience. Your guests, friends and colleagues will relax, communicate and
enjoy themselves more fully. Contact
Alison for a detailed recommendation on how her music can highlight your event.
How, Why, When and Wow of having a Harpist!
What to consider when
planning your event in Victoria BC
Of all the musical instruments, the
harp has the greatest "wow factor"
for your guests. The harp speaks
a unique, captivating language. 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?
When planning your event or conference,
Alison's harpistry is easy to include. Whether indoors or outdoors, for small or large
groups, corporate receptions, garden parties or wedding
ceremonies Alison's music and specialist set-up
is versatile and professional. She is able to move to various locations
as the event progresses. Event planning
is easy using Alison's adaptable harp
music services. Her experience and detailed preparation ensures a smooth,
to use the harp?
Alison's harp music can be either
for background ambience or as a foreground
feature act. When using carefully
controlled and discrete amplification,
Alison's punchy rhythms and tuneful
compositions have more sonic presence
than a string quartet! Her music can
gently disperse into a room drifting
in and out of conversation.
does Alison provide?
has a large, varied repertoire of
harp music from diverse cultures to
suit every mood. Attractive presentation
is included with lights, linen and
flowers. Professional Harpsound
Audio amplification is available
with her attendant sound technician.
Alison's set-up is totally self-contained
with a battery powered option available.
does Alison play?
Alison Vardy is centrally located
in Victoria, British Columbia. Alison
frequently travels to Sooke, Sidney, Gulf Islands
& up Vancouver Island.
|A bit of early fun at one Alison's pre-gig sound checks
can I have Alison play?
Alison Vardy for a detailed discussion
about her harping musical services
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 Victoria
Event Fees are available.
Flexible, accessible itinerary…
Acoustic or amplified delivery…
Music for all groups, large or small...
Adaptable equipment set-up…
Warm, expressive presentation…
Enchanting music indoors or out...
Alison's CDs make excellent party
gifts as recorded music is a memorable
and lasting souvenir of your special
event's ambience and Alison's harpistry.
of solo harpistry and
Alison offers bulk wholesale pricing
to her harping clients.
Fairmont Empress Reception
Art Gallery Gala
The Rainbow Harpist
left the rainbow,
The sun, the moon,
so much behind you.
you had gone
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
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
The Butchart Gardens, Victoria British Columbia
accept our sincere appreciation for your performance
during the pre-banquet social and during the banquet.
The ambience of your music definitely made the
evening a great success."
Ray Saxon, Co-Chair, 78th
Purchasing Management Association of Canada
you played for our guests and us as everyone arrived
at the cocktail reception was elegant and classy.
And you made it simple for us, Alison. You've
obviously had lots of experience, as you coordinated
the timing of everything before, during and after
the reception and ceremony, seamlessly and without
Bob and Carol P.
Sidney British Columbia