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Singing with the Boys at Happy Home and School for the Blind

Along with my regular morning students, I’ll also be missing these guys! A few months ago, I answered an ad looking for volunteers to help teach a singing class at the Happy Home and School for the Blind in Mumbai. … Continue reading

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Chennai International Harpist

Back in India, and flying off to Chennai!  This event was for the unveiling of a new luxury residential construction project.  The ballroom at the Leela Palace was the perfect setting. In addition to harp, they also had a percussionist … Continue reading

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Ahmedabad International Harpist

This beautiful wedding took place at the YMCA Banquets in Ahmedabad, India.  It was my final performance in India before my contract ends and I return to the States.  I’m very sad to leave, but I’ll be back in September! … Continue reading

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Harpist in Kolkata, India

One of the things I find so amazing about this job is the people I meet.  I was playing for a wedding in Kolkata at the Oberoi Grand, and was returning to my hotel (the also lovely Taj Bengal). I … Continue reading

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Scenes around Mumbai

This post will have nothing to do with harps or weddings.  But I can’t fully explain my experiences here by showcasing only my official work in India.  Mumbai is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city.  When I accepted this job, I really … Continue reading

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My Students in India

I have some down time in between flying out of Mumbai for performances, and got it in my head one day that I should be teaching.  I didn’t think through it – I just went out and did it!  There … Continue reading

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Pune Harpist for Grand Opening

Not all of the events I play for here are weddings!  This was for the grand opening of a department store in Pune.  Not too far of a drive from Mumbai, it was exciting to get out on the road … Continue reading

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Bhopal, India

A wedding in Bhopal, India, and our flight arrived so early that we had practically the whole day to sight-see!  The flute player and I hired a car and driver to take us around the city.  It was Easter Sunday, … Continue reading

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Mumbai International Musician ~ Harpist for a Wedding at Taj Lands End

This wedding took place on the lawn of the Taj Lands End in the Bandra neighborhood of Mumbai.  I had attended an event here earlier this month, and took an afternoon to visit the park just beyond the hotel with … Continue reading

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Bollywood Music on the Harp

Upon accepting this job in India, I agreed to learn about an hour’s worth of Bollywood music to play on the harp, in addition to the “Western” pop music and classical pieces that I play.  Some events want a mix … Continue reading

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