The artist is superb. I told her the wrong time but she showed up early and with little or no warmup with the string, she performed flawlessly! I will definitely have her again and reocmmend her to everyone.
Monika Vasey is in demand as one of the area's premier musicians, performing as a harp soloist and chamber musician for a variety of exclusive events. Her extensive experience and conservatory training at the Peabody Institute of Music at Johns Hopkins University ensures the highest level of performance at each and every event. With her harp and passion for music, she creates a unique musical experience tailored to each client's personal preference and vision. Her personal attention and dedication to the musical details of each and every unique event ensures client satisfaction and ease of mind. Her artistic talent and musical sensitivity guarantee a memorable experience that clients and their guests talk about for years to come.
Monika is available as a solo harpist or can coordinate various ensembles including harp with voice, violin, cello, flute, or guitar. Her repertoire is extensive, including Classical, Pop, Broadway and Jazz; allowing her to tailor each playlist and create the desired ambiance for any event. She plays on a stylish ebony Concert Grand pedal harp, adding a stunning accent to any event setting.
Monika Vasey is a professional harpist in Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia where she is in demand as a performer and teacher. A graduate of the Peabody Institute of Music at Johns Hopkins University, Ms. Vasey holds a Masters degree in Music Education as well as Bachelors degrees in Music Education and Harp Performance. As a frequent performer and lecturer, she has traveled the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, Holland, France, Spain, Italy, and the United Arab Emirates. She performs regularly as a soloist and orchestral harpist, often engaging in studio work, as well as many other events such as weddings and corporate functions. Performance highlights include engagements for many dignitaries including the 44th President of the United States, the President of Liberia, as well as the Kennedy Center Honors, the Kennedy Center Concert Hall and Millennium Stage, Carnegie Hall, and for many high-profile and government clients. An advocate of new music compositions for the harp, Ms. Vasey has concertized with numerous esteemed chamber groups and orchestral associations. She maintains a private harp studio in her home and directs the Maryland Classic Youth Harp Ensemble at Strathmore Hall. Ms. Vasey coaches for the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras and Young Artists of America, also at Strathmore.