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Scenic Manchester, MD

Manchester, MD
Located in scenic Carroll County

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Corporate Themed Floral Displays
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Floral Design - Presentations & Classes
Perfect for retirement communities, senior centers, ladies conferences, girl scouts, 4-H clubs, and the aspiring designer in all of us!

Floral Design Demonstrations and Classes offered in 2018






Celtic Harp - Retirement Communities, Parties & Corporate Events

Fashion your own unique signature that you and your guests will remember by selecting harp music to create a magical sound for your special day! The traditional Celtic harp has been a time-honored source of beautiful, peaceful and stirring musical melodies. Capture the aura of a romantic, by-gone era with the Celtic harp for your tea party, holiday party or educational concert!

Harp for Special Events



Repertoire includes Sacred, Classical, Renaissance, Celtic and Popular selections.

Current Harp Performance Fee (Non-Wedding) $125/hr (Single hour performance), $100/hr for 2-5 consecutive hours on the same non-holiday, non-weekend day
World Music Series Performance Fee $125/hr
Major Holiday Fee $150/hr (Single hour performance), $125/hr (2+ concsecutive hours)
(Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve)

Ask for current availability for the following options (giving the date, location and length of playing time desired): Tea Parties, Birthdays, Special Events, Luncheons & Dinners Conferences, Retirement Communities, Assisted Living, Educational Lecture Concerts, Singalongs, Holiday Celebrations, Hospitals, Funeral Viewings, Memorial Services, etc.

Monthly Harp Concert Themes for 2018

Weekly Harp Concert Themes for 2018

World Music Series 2018




Partial Repertoire List (other selections available upon request - $20 for each new addition to the repertoire)


-Classical & Celtic Preludes, Postludes and Cocktail/Reception Hour Selections -
A Lieta Vita (The Joyous Life)
A Whole New World - Alladin
After the Garden Has Been Planted
All I Ask of You – Phantom of the Opera
I'll be Loving You Always - Irving Berlin
And I Love You So
Angel of Music – Phantom of the Opera
Arran Boat Song - Celtic Traditional
As Time Goes By - Casablanca
Beauty & the Beast
Blue Moon
Bonnie at Morn – Celtic Traditional
Can You Feel The Love Tonight?
Can’t Help Falling in Love with You
Caterpillar on the Dill
Clair de Lune - Debussy
Could I Have This Dance?
Ebb Tide
Edelweiss – Rogers & Hammerstein
Evergreen
Finale from Music for the Royal Fireworks - Handel
Flower Duet from Lakme - Delibes
Foggy Dew – Celtic Traditional
From This Moment On
Gentle Maiden – Celtic Traditional
Give Me Your Hand - Celtic Traditional
Hebrew Medley - Jewish Folk Traditional
Hello, Young Lovers – Rogers & Hammerstein
Hornpipe from Water Music - Handel
If I Loved You – Rogers & Hammerstein
In Dreams – Lord of the Rings
Just the Way You Look Tonight
Largo Theme from the New World Symphony by Dvorak
Let It Be Me
Lilacs & Lavender
Love
Love is a Song
Love is a Many Splendored Thing
Love Look Away – Rogers & Hammerstein
Ma Navu – Jewish Traditional
Mairi's Wedding
March from Aida – Verdi
March from Scipio - Handel
Moon River
Morning Medley – Grieg/Traditional
Musetta’s Song from La Boheme - Puccini (Don't You Know that I'm in Love with You?)
Music of the Night – Phantom of the Opera
My Heart Will Go On - Titanic
Never My Love
Nynth Gwew – Celtic Traditional
Pachelbel's Canon in D (Processional)
Planting Dandelions
Reflection - Mulan
Reverie - Debussy
The Rose
The Royal Dream
Scarborough Faire - Traditional
She Moved Through the Faire – Celtic Traditional
Sheebeg Sheemore – O’Carolan
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Speak Softly Love - The Godfather
St. Anthony Chorale - Haydn
Strangers in the Night
Summer Place
The Way We Were
The Wind Beneath My Wings
Think of Me - Phantom of the Opera
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri: Twilight Saga
Tonight We Love from Concerto in Bb minor - Tchaikovsky
Tumbalalaika – Jewish Russian Traditional
Trumpet Tune & Trumpet Voluntary Medley – Purcell
Unchained Melody - I Need Your Love
You are Beautiful - Rogers & Hammerstein


-Sacred -
Amazing Grace
All Glory, Laud, and Honor
All Things Bright and Beautiful
Be Thou My Vision
Beach Spring “The Sacred Harp”
Blessed Assurance
Blest Be the Tie That Binds our Hearts in Christian Love
Bring Back the Springtime
Burdens are Lifted at Calvary
Chariot of Clouds
Come, Christians, Join to Sing (Alleluia)
Come Thou Fount
Fairest Lord Jesus
Faith of our Fathers
Farther Along
Fill My Cup, Lord
For the Beauty of the Earth
How Deep the Father's Love For Us
Hail Mary, Gentle Woman
Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty
How Great Thou Art
If That Isn't Love
I'll Fly Away
In the Garden
It's Always Darkest Before the Dawn
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Love Divine, All Love Excelling
Love Lifted Me
Morning Has Broken
Nearer, My God, to Thee
No Tears in Heaven
O Perfect Love
Ode to Joy, Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee- Beethoven
On Eagle's Wings
Pie Jesu
The Prayer - Quest for Camelot
Rock of Ages
Somebody Bigger Than You and I
Take My Hand, Precious Lord
The Church’s One Foundation
The King of Love My Shepherd Is
The Longer I Serve Him the Sweeter He Grows
The Lord's Prayer
This is My Father’s World
Try Jesus Man of Galilee
Turn Your Eyes upon Jesus
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
When Morning Gilds the Skies


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Private & Group Lessons

Introduction to the World of the Harp - Family Class (One-time Class)
Bring the family to a one-time hour long introductory class on the history of the harp. Have a chance to explore and play a wide variety of cultural harps from around the world... the Celtic lever harp, Clarsach Wire harp, the Cross-strung, the Davidic harp, the Gusli or Cymbali, Guzheng, Kora, Bow or perhaps the Brian Boru.

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Start your own musical journey with the magical sounds of the Celtic Harp!

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Enjoy the Captivating Beauty of the Harp with Private, Group & Ensemble Celtic Harp Instruction - Weekly Lessons

Instructor Laura Gibson began her musical journey at the age of 8 when her grandmother, a graduate of the Peabody Conservatory, started teaching her the piano. Laura's love of music continued as she studied additional musical instruments such as the harp, organ, harpsichord, bowed psaltery, ney, and numerous other instruments from instructors around the world. She went on to college to study music performance, fine art, and floral design.
She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a President's Academic Excellence Award, Wasyl Palijczuk Art Award, and M. Louise Shipley Outstanding Graduating Senior Art Major Award. To continue her love and knowledge of the harp, Laura has studied under leading internationally recognized harpers from Scotland and Ireland including Grainne Hambly, William Jackson, Corrina Hewat, and Cheyenne Brown.

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Harp Lessons

Instrumental Classes - Piano, Organ, Glockenspiel, Bowed Psaltery, Ukulele, Banjo, etc.

Undecided on what musical instrument is right for you?
TRY THEM ALL!

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Musical Jamboree Classes

World Music Jamboree Classes Year 1, 2, and 3



Fine Art Courses - Commission Artwork or Create Your Own - Explore the World of Creativity!

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fine art class lists



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