Located in Garrison, New York, Joy Plaisted is an experienced professional harpist available to play in the Hudson River Valley, Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties.
Formerly the tea-time harpist at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City, Joy brings a touch of elegance to weddings and special events.
Also a Hospital Certified Harp Therapist through the Bedside Harps program, Joy brings a special sensitivity and serenity to any occasion.
ABOUT JOY PLAISTED, Harpist;
Joy Plaisted came to New York City in 1987 to earn her Masters Degree from the Juilliard School of Music. She has performed with the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, the New York Harp Ensemble, the Reykjavik Youth Symphony, and the off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks, among other theatrical and orchestral productions. Ms. Plaisted's concerts have taken her to Japan, China, Hong Kong, France, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland. She received her Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Minnesota and did graduate studies at the Geneva Conservatory. Her teachers include Nancy Allen, Catherine Meyer-Eisenhoffer, Pierre Jamet and Frances G. Miller.
"The Joy of Harp"