Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter are a renowned Celtic harp and multi-instrumentalist duo, now based in Oregon. They share a background as progressive rock musicians who later discovered a love for Celtic, Renaissance and Swedish music on unique acoustic instruments .The show features Lisa and Aryeh playing two Celtic harps, the rare Swedish Nyckelharpa, Ukrainian Bandura, Cittern and more. The audience will hear traditional instrumental music from Sweden and Ireland, as well as breathtaking original compositions blended with humourous and heartwarming stories about their several decades as professional musicians to delight all ages and backgrounds.
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS
Lisa is a multi-instrumentalist and performer who has gained worldwide recognition for her original music featuring her Celtic Harp. She is widely acclaimed for composing memorable and heartwarming melodies on the Windham Hill/Sony music labels that have repeatedly placed in the Top 10 & Top 20 on the Billboard New age music charts. Her innovate work in Therapeutic music and “Hands-on-Harps” programs have gained national recognition from NBC, CNN, Fox News Atlanta and numerous newspaper and magazine articles including Wall Street Journal. Lisa’s music is heard throughout the award winning PBS special “Alone in the Wilderness,” amongst many other soundtracks for commercial television and independent films. Lisa performs and teaches year round and was recently named one of the 50 most inspiring women by Los Angeles Magazine. www.LisaLynne.com
Aryeh Frankfurter is a renowned Celtic harper and multi- instrumentalist who went from virtuosic progressive rock violin to intricate Swedish folk and Celtic Music. He began with Classical violin at the age of three, and studied music throughout his life. He has 17 albums to his credit, works on film and television scores as composer and arranger, and continues to teach himself to play a variety of instruments most recently the rarely seen Swedish Nyckelharpa. He earned his masters in philosophy as he was becoming one of the most successful street performers in the US. He is a full time musician and producer whose uncommon approach to the Celtic harp and folk harp repertoire, his critically acclaimed albums have earned him high regard as an artist of extraordinary talents and abilities. www.Lionharp.com
As a duo, Lisa and Aryeh’s performances have enchanted audiences everywhere with both traditional and original music, entwined with humorous & heartwarming stories of their several decades as professional musicians to delight all ages and backgrounds.