Harpist Laimi Fernandez

Harp music for weddings, receptions, and any event.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Wonderful Harp Music for Your Special Day


Laimi is a freelance harpist with over 17 years of experience providing beautiful harp music for both grand and intimate celebrations including weddings, cocktail receptions, church events, bar/bat mitzvahs, corporate functions, art openings, baby showers, and more. Laimi plays for individuals and corporations, adding elegance to every occasion. Laimi's harp is a full-size orchestra pedal harp and she performs as a soloist as well as with other musicians (any instrument combination) on request.

Repertoire

Air On the G String
Amazing Grace
Annie’s Song
Ave Maria (Bach-Gounod)
Ave Maria (Schubert)
Ballade pour Adeline
Better Together
Can You Feel the Love Tonight?
Canon in D Major
Can’t Help Falling in Love
Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)
Clair de Lune
Con Te Partiro
Dream of Love
Fairytale (Enya)
For the Love Of a Princess (from Braveheart)
Forever in Love
Greensleeves
Hey Jude
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Love Story
Meditation
Memory
Mio Bambino Caro
Moon River
Morning Has Broken
My Love (McCartney)
My Way
The Music of the Night
My Favorite Things
Never On Sunday
Ode to Joy
On Eagle's Wings
Only Time
Over the Rainbow 
The Prayer
El Reloj
Romeo and Juliet
Somewhere, My Love
Spring from the Four Seasons
Stairway to Heaven 
Strangers in the Night
The Summer Knows
Sunrise, Sunset (and other Jewish songs)
Trumpet Voluntary
Tu (Habanera)
Unchained Melody
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?




See me playing two pieces for weddings and other events

Canon in D Major -Composer: Johann Pachelbel
http://youtu.be/wHimML0O0KM

A Time For Us (from Romeo and Juliet) -Composer: Nino Rota
http://youtu.be/D3XAHk097A4

 


See me playing Harp Classics

Saranbanda eToccatta per Arpa -Composer; Nino Rota
http://youtu.be/h9MgAAJ8c3k





I play with other musicians upon request.

Contact Information
(305) 265-5653 / (305) 788-9891
harpinsouthflorida@yahoo.com


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EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree in Harp Performance and Harp Pedagogy; Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; May 2002 graduation.

Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance; University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida; 1999 graduation.
      
Diploma in Harp Performance; National School of Music, Havana, Cuba; 1992 graduation.


EXPERIENCE

Freelance Harpist in South Florida area since 1995. Playing solo and with different combinations of instruments.   

Southwest Florida Symphony. Principal Harp, December 1998, December 2001, December 2002, January 2003 and March 2003.
      
Recital for Archbishop of Miami Reverend John Clement Favalora. Harpist of the Scintillation Trio, January 2003.

The Alhambra Orchestra. Principal Harp, October 2002.

Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Principal Harp, September 2000 - December 2001.

Presentation of the Opera “Our Boys” in Nassau, Bahamas. Principal Harp, July 1998.

New World Symphony. Second Harp, 1998.

Harid Conservatory Symphony Orchestra. Principal Harp, 1998.

University of Miami Symphony Orchestra. Principal Harp, January 1996 - December 1999.          

University of Miami Wind Ensemble. Principal Harp, January 1996 - December 1999.

University of Miami Trombone Choir. Guest Harpist, December 1997.

Performance at Roots of Classical Music Festival. Harp Soloist, June 1997.

Presentation of the Opera “Aceldama.” Principal Harp, January 1997.

Florida Philharmonic Orchestra. Second Harp, June 1996 and November 1998.

Cuban Institute of the Radio and TV Orchestra. Principal Harp, 1992-1995.


HONORS

Peabody Institute Full Tuition Scholarship recipient, Peabody Institute of  the Johns Hopkins University (2000 - 2002).

Steven E. Frank Scholarship recipient, University of Miami. (1996 - 1999).