Local harpist Corelia Tom performs free concert at Avon library
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What: Concert with local harpist Corelia Tom.
When: 6 p.m. Thursday, April 14.
Where: Avon Public Library, 200 Benchmark Road, Avon.
More information: Call 970-949-6797, or visit http://www.evld.org.
AVON — Local harpist Corelia Tom will play a free harp concert at the Avon Public Library today. The concert will start at 6 p.m. and last roughly an hour. Tom will play songs progressing from the early beginnings of harp music to recent music, incorporating how the harp’s evolution has allowed for its corresponding music to evolve, as well, to weave a story of the harp’s history.
Tom is a professional harpist and certified clinical musician based in Gypsum. She brings a wide variety of experience to her work and performs at a variety of events.
The use of harp to provide peaceful yet uplifting, classically elegant entertainment has drawn and inspired Tom in her musical exploration. She has recorded with indie rock band Flashbulb Fire and appears as a guest with Music Around the World. She is a member of the American Harp Society and the Colorado Celtic Harp Society and plays for different Celtic festivals, weddings, memorial services, hospice, parties, art shows, open houses, corporate events and various other events.
Tom plays harp professionally in a variety of health care settings, as well as for events. She started the therapeutic music aspect of the Healing Arts Program at Parker Adventist Hospital in Parker. During that time, she worked in many different departments throughout the hospital as a therapeutic musician, in addition to Cypress Hematology and Oncology and Trio Breast Center.
Tom is certified in hospice care and works with different hospices. She has worked at Flagstaff Medical Center as a therapeutic musician and assisted with starting the Bedside Music Program at Verde Valley Medical Center, in northern Arizona. Intrigued by the deep history of healing connected to the harp, Tom loves alternative healing and continues to share her passion in music with others.
For more information, visit http://www.evld.org or contact the Avon Public Library at 970-949-6797.