Looking for a harpist or keyboardist in Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Riverside County or elsewhere in Southern California? Performing for select public and private events such as weddings including gay and same sex marriage, receptions, corporate events, memorial services and art receptions, Dr. Sheldon specializes in creating a unique and memorable musical experience for every client and occasion.
With a repertoire well-versed in Classical masterpieces, Dr. Sheldon's mastery of harp technique and artistic vision allows her to perform a variety of music spanning Celtic, Latin, pop, jazz, and rock genres. Enjoying the challenge of reinventing music for harp, her interpretations encompass piano favorites from Beethoven to Liszt to Scott Joplin, such diverse artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, and Adele, jazz standards including Take Five and In the Mood, show tunes, ragtime, and even legendary rock anthems such as Stairway to Heaven. Always mindful of her clients' preferences, with five harps ranging from Celtic to electric to chose from, or as a pianist, Dr. Sheldon can customize the look and sound of her performance to suit any event, from providing heavenly background music to being a show-stopping entertainer. For the past four years consecutively Dr. Sheldon has received the Wedding Wire Couples Choice Award, given to the top 5% of wedding professionals across the US and Canada.
"Vanessa Sheldon is an amazing professional. Not only is her music and performance among the best I have ever experienced, her professionalism, business savvy and overall kind spirit makes her the number one musician I have ever worked with when booking corporate events such as the political fundraiser she performed at last night. I can't say enough good things about the value add of having someone of her class and superiority being a part of an event where you want to make a good impression on your guests in order to give them an elegant experience. Do not hesitate. BOOK VANESSA SHELDON for your event now!" Scott H., Former Mayor, Rancho Mirage