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Astral Harp Productions

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Astral Harp Productions is an exciting multimedia event combining amazing astro-photography with stellar harp playing! This husband and wife team are experts in their fields and are guaranteed to educate and entertain their audiences. Kevin will expound on the wonders of the universe thru visual images of space using his own photography in addition to Hubble Space Telescope images and videos. Janet has arranged and composed harp music to enhance the experience with such hits as,"Moondance", "Stairway to Heaven" and "What a Wonderful World".

Kevin is a planetarium operator/lecturer at the North Museum in Lancaster, PA. His astrophotography has been seen on BBC's "Sky at Night", MSNBC and Space Weather websites.

Janet is a nationally awarded harpist whose playing has been described as, "poetry in motion". She is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, principal harpist with two professional orchestras, directs the Brandywine Harp Orchestra and is much sought after for concerts, conferences and teaching.

The Astral Harp experience runs 60 minutes. Fees start at $400.

Please email Janet to book a date: brandywineharp@juno.com


Astral Harp's "Star of Bethlehem" Program

Astral Harp's "Star of Bethlehem" program is a visual and musical journey into the astronomical wonder that occured in the night sky over Bethlehem during the time of Christ. Kevin presents a light lecture with stunning astrophotography while Janet performs her arrangements of Christmas Carols. This presentation is unique, beautiful and inspiring for all ages.


Book a Performance

The Astral Harp experience runs 60 minutes. Fees start at $400.
Please email Janet to book a date: brandywineharps@gmail.com or call 610-345-9177.


2017 Performances

Sat, April 29, 2017 at 7:15 pm
at Kendal Auditorium for “Saturday Night Live” program. Kendal Community, Longwood, PA

Wed, August 16, 2017 at 7 pm
at Newark Free Library, Newark, DE
Kevin will talk about the Solar Eclipse that will happen on Aug 21, 2017!


Past Performances

- Calvary Fellowship Homes, Lancaster, PA
- Trinity Episcopal Church, Pottsville, PA
- Homestead Village, Bachman Center, Lancaster,
- Tel Hai Village, Honeybrook, PA
- Westminster Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, DE
- Willow Valley Lakes Community, Willow Street, PA
- St Michael Lutheran Church, Unionville, PA

Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Lakes 300 Manor at Willow Valley Communities
Willow Street, PA 17584
Open to public.

Thurs, April 14, 2016 at 1:30 pm
Neumann University,
One Neumann Drive, Aston, PA 19014
For Neumann University Lecture Series at Meagher Theater

Fri, Jan 18, 7:30 pm
Church of the Loving Shepherd

1066 S. New Street
West Chester, PA 19382.
This lovely restored barn will be a perfect setting for our show.
www.lovingshepherd.org

Fri, Feb 1, 7:30 pm
Kennett Friends Meetinghouse

Kennett Square, PA
Charming and quaint Quaker meeting place for our concert.
for the Hadley Memorial Fund,
www.hadleyfund.org

Sun, Nov 10, 7 pm
Bethany Presby Church

316 Kennett Pike
Kennett, PA 19317
Star of Bethlehem program in candlelight. Free will offering.
www.bethanychurchpa.org

Sat, Nov 16, 7 pm
Garden Spot Village Chapel

433 South Kinzer Ave
New Holland, PA 17557
Open to the public!
No admission fee. Our first time in this beautiful retirement community. www.GardenSpotVillage.org

Mon, Nov 18, 7 pm
Westminster Presby Church

10 W. Pleasant Grove Rd
West Chester, PA 19382.
Go to Spellman Hall.

Wed, Nov 20, 7:30
Maris Grove

200 Maris Grove Way
Glen Mills, PA 19342
Main auditorium. All are welcome!
www.ericksonliving.com

Fri, Dec 13, 6:30 pm
Quarryville Presby Home

625 Robert Fulton Hwy
Quarryville, PA 17566
Main auditorium
All are welcome! Bring your family and friends!
www.quarryville.com


Comments

"What a great way to start our holiday season! You were both incredible- informative and uplifting!"
—Rev. Ann Dickey, Bethany Presby Church, Mendenhall, PA.

"Thanks again for a very informative presentation- Biblical and scientific. It shows they can co-exist with each other and embrace what we believe."
—Ted Strand, Explorers of Westminster Presby, West Chester, PA

"A very professional show- beautiful!"
— Colleen Musselman, Garden Spot Village Concert Series, PA.

"This was the largest audience we've had in years for our series (Hadley Memorial Fund) at the Kennett Meetinghouse. It was a marvelous presentation."
—Barbara Walsh

"I've heard only rave reviews from the residents who attended your Astral Harp concert!" —Doris Peterson, Jenners Pond

"We thoroughly enjoyed your Astral Harp Experience! Janet, we could listen to you play harp forever. Kevin, your photos are equally fantastic. This past November, we saw a Solar System presentation at the CA Academy of Science-your photos were just as good and we enjoyed your presentation a lot more!"
—Bruce Dittmar, Music School of DE Board of Directors

"This program is the best one I've seen at the library!"
—audience member at Newark, DE Library

"You need to present this in Philly for WHYY!"
—Bill and Ellen Ellis, WVUD

"Your music fit perfectly into this program."
—audience member at Newark Library, 2011

"Astral Harp is out of this world!"
—Kathy DeAngelo, Somerset Harp Festival director

"That was the best power point presentation I've ever seen!"
Wellington resident

 

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