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Upcoming Events in 2014 with Alys Howe

Posted by webmaster - October 14, 2014 - Featured, Upcoming Events

Welsh Cultural Society of Nova Scotia presents A TRIBUTE TO THE HARP AND DYLAN THOMAS Alys Howe, harp, with readings of Dylan Thomas Followed by refreshments Saturday 1st November 2.00pm Women’s Council House, corner Inglis St. and Young Ave Tickets $15.00 per person Please phone:  902-423-4840 to reserve your ticket   Recent Events in 2014 April 11 Alys joined Ardyth and Jennifer […]

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Events in 2013 with ALYS HOWE

Posted by Alys Howe - July 1, 2013 - Celtic Harp, Live Performance, Upcoming Events

RECENT EVENTS in 2013       Alys performed for “Pink Spring”, the annual fundraising event for Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia.  April 27, 2013 at the Cunard Centre in Halifax.               ***     Private house concert, for the for the Welsh Cultural Society of Nova Scotia.  May […]

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Friendly Beasts – Christmas concert benefitting Hope for Wildlife

Posted by Alys Howe - January 17, 2013 - Celtic Harp, Live Performance

FRIENDLY BEASTS  a Harp Christmas concert to benefit HOPE FOR WILDLIFE Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 7:00pm Port Wallis United Church, 263 Waverley Road in Dartmouth   The next FRIENDLY BEASTS: a Christmas concert to benefit HOPE FOR WILDLIFE will be held on December 8th, 2013 – mark your calendars, Hope for Wildlife and music fans! […]

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Events in 2012 with ALYS HOWE

Posted by Alys Howe - October 20, 2012 - Celtic Harp, Live Performance, Uncategorized

Events in 2012 with ALYS HOWE     March 1, 2012: Concert and Ceilidh Alys and her harp were featured in a special evening presented by The Rose and Kettle Concert Sessions.  This was an evening of varied musical styles, with performers Nick Zwaagstra on accordion and Kate Dunlay on fiddle, sharing tunes and songs […]

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Events with Alys Howe in 2011

Posted by webmaster - April 11, 2011 - Celtic Harp, Live Performance album_img_3330

RECENT EVENTS with Alys Howe   January 23, 2011 – Launch party, World Harp Congress 2011! Alys performed a few numbers in support of the World Harp Congress (Vancouver 2011) launch party. Door prizes, live music, and presentations were enjoyed at this well-attended event, which took place at 2:00, in Nelson Mansion, New Westminster. For more information, […]

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Reviews of ALYS HOWE IN CONCERT

Posted by webmaster - April 5, 2011 - Celtic Harp, Live Performance, Upcoming Events album_r9_c3_f32

Reviews of ALYS HOWE IN CONCERT Naramata, BC (April 1, 2011) Alys Howe provided her audience at the Chalmers Chapel with a night to remember, a delightful experience. As an audience member in this amazing space, and with the harp and voice gently ringing the room, there were moments where ‘ethereal experience’ came to mind. […]

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Playing in Public: stage-fright and goal-setting

Posted by Alys Howe - March 13, 2011 - Celtic Harp, Live Performance, Uncategorized album_r9_c3_f18

As the end of a semester or a school year approaches, many students are asked to participate in recitals or performances, to celebrate all the hard work and many accomplishments they have made during the year.  It’s very normal to feel nervous about playing music or giving a performance in front of other people. Many […]

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“It’s hard to advocate for animals, in between bites of a cheeseburger”

Posted by webmaster - March 12, 2011 - Uncategorized Screen shot 2011-06-17 at 10.41.12 AM

February is Black History Month. It’s amazing to think that many US schools became “integrated” only about 60 years ago, and 200 years ago some people believed completely in their god-given right to capture, enslave and abuse other human beings. To OWN other people! It’s almost unbelievable, isn’t it? Humans are capable of incredible things […]

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Alys Howe’s harp students present a short concert for the Vancouver Welsh Society!

Posted by webmaster - February 17, 2011 - Celtic Harp, Uncategorized Screen shot 2011-06-17 at 10.39.11 AM

5 of Alys Howe’s harp students were the featured performers for The Welsh Society of Vancouver, at their St. David’s Day Dinner (7.00 pm on February 26, 2011). The students worked hard to learn Welsh repertoire, and also performed some of their favourite Scottish and Irish pieces, with a special song from the Isle of Man. […]

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New Year’s Musings

Posted by webmaster - January 8, 2011 - Uncategorized Screen shot 2011-06-17 at 10.49.53 AM

2010 was another eventful year! Things started with a bang, when I performed with the orchestra for the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Though orchestral musicians are supposed to keep their eyes trained on the conductor, we did manage to enjoy parts of the spectacular entertainment – in fact, we might have […]

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