Award-winning Canadian harp player Alys Howe divides her time between classical pedal harp, Celtic lever harp, and explorations into the developing field of electric harp. Alys has studied and performed on the harp throughout Scotland, Ireland, Vancouver, Toronto, and the East Coast of Canada.
A founding member of the Celtic band Leum! (“jump” in Scottish Gaelic), Alys also performs as a duo with Celtic and classical flautist Jennifer Publicover; in an electric harp duo; in cover-band Ginger and Pimms; and with fellow harper and vocalist Seumas Gagné. She has appeared in orchestras such as Vancouver Symphony, Vancouver Opera, National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Vancouver Island Symphony etc, and as accompanist for choirs such as Persephone, Pandora’s Vox, and Jubilate Choir.