Joel Andrews, internationally-acclaimed concert harpist and Master Improviser, offers his sensitive gifts and thirty years experience to grace your special event with elegance.
To hear Joel and his wedding music please click play:
Comments from the Brides and Grooms:
"We can't thank you enough for the beauty and the joy that you brought with you to our wedding celebration yesterday! No words are adequate to express the gratitude that I feel in my heart today!"
~Dr. & Mrs. Jack & Juliana Miller, Sonoma County, CA.
"Thank you so much for making our wedding magical and classy! The harp filled the garden and farmhouse with sweet sounds. We loved it and so did our guests!"
- Karen and Mike ~ Boulder Creek, CA.
"Many many thanks for the profound experiences with which you nourished our souls."
- Anne, from England, U.K.
"Skill, musicianship and sensitivity"
- Alan Hughes, NY Times
"A most remarkable virtuoso and musician."
- Alfred Frankenstein, S.F. Chronicle
JOEL ANDREWS is also an ordained minister, specializing in non-denominational ceremonies.
MORE ABOUT THIS UNIQUE ARTIST
JOEL ANDREWS has had extensive training since the age of nine for a thirty-year career. In addition to concerts, he has covered virtually every phase of professional harp playing, from symphony and chamber music to ballet and jazz. He has improvised for film scores and even accompanied births! He has played hundreds of weddings, receptions and wine tastings. His music has been called:
"A Beautiful Experience."
"Straight From Heaven"
Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce
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~Joel Andrews, Harpist - wedding in Big Sur, CA
~Joel Andrews, Harpist, wedding on Iona, Scotland
While he can provide the traditional Processional, he has discovered some better alternatives, which most couples have chosen. Then he can improvise a soft support under any part of the ceremony. Also available is a solo for the bridal couple, which stimulates the spiritual aspects of love and has been known to bring tears to the entire audience.
He weaves a rich tapestry of expressive, rhapsodic music to lend a sophisticated artistry to any occasion. His styles combine the warmth of popular ballads with the refined sparkle of semi-classical and classical favorites. He specializes in the love ballads of the '40s and '50s called "The Golden Era of Melody," when the lyrics were uplifting, romantic poetry and you could sing the moving melodies.
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Growing up in a family that crushed grapes with their feet and made wine, Joel Andrews has become an appreciator of the finer wines of California. He once composed the score for a film about the Christian Brothers Winery. In the '60s, he played his harp in the tasting room of Beaulieu Vineyards . The visitors were so enthralled the manager served the winery's finest reserve wines so he wouldn't leave! He can actually taste a wine and then inprovise music expressing its deeper qualities.
To order a free sample CD or engage this unique world-class harpist for your wedding or special event, please send the date and place of your event, your address and telephone number, in an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or contact with same information:
GOLDEN HARP ENTERPRISES
PO BOX 1073
MENDOCINO, CA 95460
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