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THOUSAND ISLANDS WEDDING HARPIST/PIANIST ESTHER UNDERHAY EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS OF BRIDES FOR THEIR WEDDING DAY. Available mid-June to mid-September in the 1000 Islands region. Harpist Esther Underhay, has been awarded THE KNOT HALL of FAME, BEST of Wedding 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 by Brides on The Knot, & COUPLES' CHOICE 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 on Wedding Wire. Esther has personally performed for literally 1000's of Bridal Events including Wedding Ceremony, Cocktail Hour, Receptions, Engagement Dinner, Bridal Shower, Rehearsal Dinner, After Wedding Brunch.
Whether a large extravagant wedding or a simple affair; at romantic Boldt Castle, on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, or hotel ballroom, Esther works with you to choose just the right music. For the wedding cocktail hour or reception, she incorporates a mixture of favorite songs spanning three generations in order to make it meaningful to the wide range of ages represented. A Classically trained pianist, she is often asked to perform on the harp for the ceremony and then the piano for the cocktail hour. Destination weddings are very popular in the Thousand Islands. Whether you live here or are flying in just in time for the wedding, she will assist you in ensuring the music is exactly what you have always dreamed of. The music of the harp is sure to help create an unforgettable experience on the wedding day!
Harpist Esther Underhay has performed professionally on Harp and Piano on the Concert Stage and for countless Political, Corporate, Charity, and Social Events, including Weddings, in homes of millionaires and billionaires in New York and South Florida, throughout the United States, Canada, Bahamas, and around the world, for over 25 years. She has many years' experience as a musician interacting with guests through long-term contracts as harpist at Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach and on Celebrity Cruises. She is equally comfortable interacting with people of all socioeconomic status, including Presidents, Royalty, celebrities, and the very wealthy.
Doesn't it FRUSTRATE you to attend an event, only to be blasted by the music, making it impossible to network as you had hoped? THE ELEGANT HARP provides the PERFECT AMBIANCE for your CORPORATE and SOCIAL EVENTS, without intruding on the conversation. Winning the hearts of her audiences wherever she goes. With years of experience performing for elite guests, it is always in the role of an ambassador, recognizing lifetime customer value, therefore always striving to BUILD BRAND LOYALTY through stellar performance. As an integral part of the whole, Esther works to give the guests an extraordinary experience that exceeds their expectations. Your/our reputation is only as good as the last experience, so we must always endeavor to make it a memory to last a lifetime. Esther enjoys the privilege of being called back for additional engagements by happy, loyal clients.
With a degree in Concert Harp and Piano, Esther Underhay brings her prestigious experience playing for Presidents Bush and Clinton to your special event. In great demand in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade of South Florida as well as the 1000 Islands NY for Solo Harp, she creates a very elegant ambiance for your wedding, dinner party, corporate event, or cocktail party. So versatile performing on the full-sized harp, Esther is able to play virtually any song you would like hear, providing a wide spectrum of musical styles.
From Rachmaninoff's "Variation on a Theme by Paganini" to Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata"
From Duke Ellington's "Satin Doll" to The Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby"
From Gypsy King's "Bamboleo" to Coldplay's "Clocks"...
Esther is available for a consultation with you, either in person or by phone or Skype, in order to assist you in selecting music suited to your personal taste and for your specific event, in order to present a truly memorable experience for you and your guests, always working to meet and exceed your expectations.
Esther can be heard playing evenings in the fine dining room, Jacques Cartier at Riveredge Resort Hotel and for Sunday Brunch at Bonnie Castle Resort mid- June to mid-September.