Gloria Galante~ seasonal selections and more
Harpist Gloria Galante will offer a program of seasonal selections and more in her debut concert at The Living Room. Ms. Galante is a versatile musician, having entertained worldwide in the genres of jazz, classical, Latin, African and pop. She has performed in the orchestras of Jose Feliciano, Diana Ross, Frank Sinatra, Jr., and Luther Vandross. And she has established herself as the premiere jazz harpist in the Philadelphia area, having performed and recorded with legendary bassist Tyrone Brown and Odean Pope, among others. She currently is principal harpist with the eclectic theremin-led Divine Hand Ensemble and she also performs solo concerts as well as with other artists.
In addition to performing and recording, Ms. Galante is the professor of the harp program at West Chester University in a program that she created 30 years ago, and which has expanded under her tutelage. She recently hosted the 28th annual harp festival at the university, which she organized and founded. Ms. Galante is also an ensemble leader with Musicopia and is a teaching artist with the prestigious Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.
In addition to performing and teaching, Ms. Galante is dedicated to using the harp as an instrument of healing. She is a certified music practitioner with Music for Healing and Transition. She plays for patients in hospitals and hospices and she is the first practitioner to play for in vitro fertilization patients during embryo transfers at Toll Center Abingtoncer. Hospital. Among her 30 recordings she released two CDs of therapeutic harp music to benefit Susan G. Komen, an organization dedicated to finding the cure for breast cancer.
The Living Room at 35 East (View)
35 east lancaster ave
ardmore, PA 19003
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