Alison Vardy ~ Stephen Vardy ~ WCH
Harpist Alison Vardy lives in Victoria, British Columbia,
Canada and performs extensively as a full-time local/regional
professional musician on the Paraguayan or Celtic harp
for concerts, weddings, conferences, corporate, hospice, community
and private events.
Alison offers Celtic harp lessons and workshops from her Studio near the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria BC.
She is an experienced teacher for students of all ages.
Learn more about Alison at alisonvardy.ca
Alison had received numerous requests for the buying and
on selling of harps from students, local music stores, West Coasters and Canadians in general. She also received numerous harp related
enquiries from around the world.
The time came for a more formal enterprise to reflect
the growing interest and trade in harps.
You are now welcome to watch the
ongoing gestation of Alison and Stephen's "West Coast Harps" online
retail harp sales [ad]venture. Join the Harp Notes email newsletter for ongoing updates.
Stephen prefers to master everything and "know nothing". Having spent 25+ years listening to the harp, 20+ years amplifying it while registering how harp listeners react, Stephen has gained an insightful knowledge on what makes both the harp-to-harpist and harp-to-audience relationship "tick". This adds a lot of perspective to his advisory role alongside Alison Vardy for all our West Coast Harps customers.
As the West Coast Harp's webmaster Stephen's depth of experience translates into making the WCH website a very useful tool for your acquiring a new harp. As buying a harp can be quite momentous, Stephen endeavours to make the whole process as transparent as possible with full disclosure on all aspects of the harp and purchase.
A super critical role for Stephen is being loadmaster and logistician in getting harps shipped across Canada safely and in a timely fashion. West Coast Harps has enjoyed a 100% success rate for delivery in part to the attention to detail that Stephen provides.
Finally as paymaster Stephen usually arranges for a smooth and safe payment process on your new harp. West Coast Harps does not accept credit nor debit cards and Stephen organises payment from a selection of methods.
Learn more about Stephen at stephenvardy.ca
Canada's West Coast Harps
West Coast Harps (WCH) is a specialised Victoria BC based
harp seller and custom shipper with "to the penny" Email Quotes on harp sales
for Canadians from inside Canada. Established in 2005, West Coast harps now has an across Canada presence and reach having shipped harps to every province and territory with the exception of Nunavut.
WCH is predicated on offering full service, both before and after the sale of quality instruments, while offering exceptional value both in price and shipping. The WCH owners, Alison and Stephen Vardy, work in tandem on all aspects of the sale to make Canadian harp dreams happen.
WCH is the Canadian solution to buying a harp. No more border surprises. Our Email Quotes list all your costs.
You pay only once up front and Stephen Vardy gets your harp to a shipping
terminal near you using safe, heated shipping
in custom shipping containers.
West Coast Harps specialises in playable harps - not only
do they look good, our harps play well. Alison Vardy will
only sell harps through WCH that she is willing to play herself.
We deliver a playable harp which is an important consideration
when buying at a distance. We sell new, used and consignment
harps in various sizes and price ranges. Our stock is in
constant flux so join our Harp Notes email
list to hear of our new arrivals.
West Coast Harps ensures that you will see what you are
getting [WYSIWYG] by using extensive descriptions and multiple
images of our harps. We believe in full disclosure of all
of a harp's traits. Every harp is a compromise. Which compromise
works well for you?
Check out our pitch about the benefits of purchasing in Canada through West Coast Harps.