Live harp music is a unique and beautiful way to add the perfect touch to your special event.  An experienced live musician responds to you, your guests, and the environment, in a way that a recording simply can’t do.



Whether you are looking for tasteful and elegant music on the classical harp, sincere and heartfelt performances to mark an occasion, an engaging house concert of Celtic music, unusual and exciting harp combinations with DJ or cover-band, Alys Howe offers performances in varying styles and formats that are sure to entrance your guests or clients. The harp is one of the most ancient and beautiful instruments in the world, and nearly every culture at one time possessed its own unique form of harp music.  The Canadian music scene is as multi-cultural and diverse as the harp itself, and no matter what the occasion, the dramatic beauty of the harp will create an unforgettable atmosphere.


house concerts . receptions . conferences . alumni reunions . trade-shows . museums . hotels . anniversaries . yachts . romantic evenings . private parties . restaurants . memorials . galleries



For more than 20 years, Alys Howe has been performing to wide acclaim across North America and the UK, on both the Celtic harp and the pedal (classical) harp. An MA (First Class Honours) and BFA (Honours) in Music Performance on the harp, Alys Howe’s unique voice as a Canadian performer contributes a special touch to every musical environment she creates.  With past performances including: orchestral harp for the Opening Ceremonies of Vancouver Olympics 2010, for CBC, the World Harp Congress, Canada Council for the Arts, CelticFest Vancouver, and Vancouver Television, Alys Howe brings her experience and professionalism to the musical ambiance of your occasion.

Treat your clients and guests to a soundscape that will match the spectacular scenery of Canada’s East Coast: music by Alys Howe captures the essence of one of the most beautiful and dynamic places in Canada.



And I Love Her (Beatles) Alys Howe performing School’s Out with Winter Harp http://youtu.be/-FnULnMMJw4
And I Love Her (Beatles) Alys Howe’s pop cover band performing The Way I Am http://youtu.be/z_MHkTDrCi0
And I Love Her (Beatles) Alys Howe’s Celtic band performing Turlough O’Carolan http://youtu.be/MZo0SqR9hQE
And I Love Her (Beatles) Blue Orchid (Savourna Stevenson) http://youtu.be/NS1vBKnKCPc
And I Love Her (Beatles) Alys Howe’s Celtic harp duo performing Scottish music http://youtu.be/3Y9FnzXbF9w
And I Love Her (Beatles) Alys Howe performing Caravan with Winter Harp http://youtu.be/RTHI_uGyfTM



Logan Waters (Scotland)

Blue Orchid (Savourna Stevenson)album_r9_c3_f18

Sakura (Japan)

Jupiter (theme)

Tango to Evora (Loreena McKennit)

Greensleeves (England)

O Danny Boy (Ireland)

Hymns: Abide with Me / This is my Father’s World

Let it Be (Beatles)



Christmas: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Christmas: Silent Night (Germany)
Christmas: Adeste Fidelis (attr. Wade)


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