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 "Where words fail, music speaks."          Hans Christian Andersen

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The Ode Ensemble plays for libraries, community non-profits, nursing homes / senior housing, and church / sacred settings.

Appointments for therapeutic bedside harp visits are made directly with Sandy Pereira, CCM, using the contact link on this page. 

If your family member is a patient in the YaleNH Hospital network at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital or at Westerly Hospital in Westerly, RI, you may request a bedside visit through the nurses' desk on your floor. Sandy Pereira can be reached through the Volunteer Services office or chaplaincy at each hospital.

Beautiful, gently used harps available for purchase.

For the current selection of availiable harps (wire, cross-strung lever, carbon fiber, floor and lap harps) visit our "Unusual Harps for sale" page or inquire directly by emailing

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 "Do you know that your soul is composed of harmony?"    Leonardo da Vinci

Images from "Polo Bear and the Harp" (ISBN 979-8-218-28135-9) on Apple Books in October, 2023

In 'Polo Bear and the Harp,' embark on a heartwarming journey filled with animated artwork and enchanting harp melodies. Follow Polo the Service Dog and Dory's harp to create a world of comfort and joy for young patients at the local Children's Hospital. Together, they blend the magic of therapeutic harp music, lovingly composed and performed by a Certified Therapeutic Musician, with the healing power of the human-animal bond. This inspiring tale, based on a true story, was written for young children, but is enjoyable for all ages. With interactive art and soothing melodies, 'Polo Bear and the Harp' will touch your heart and lift your spirits.


Banner: Ode artist image of Dilling/Douglas Single action lever harp, No. 8, made by Arsalaan Fay, property of S.  Pereira, used with permission

Mid-page:  Polo Bear and the Harp images, property of S. Pereira