Most notable recent performances include:
♦ solo and duo recitals for the Silk Purse monthly concert series;
Music for Art
♦ performances with Il Divo, Josh Groban, Paul Potts (Britain’s Got
Talent Winner), Sarah McLachlan , Johnny Mathis.
♦ a pre-dinner performance for Premier Christy Clark
♦ performance of Jin Zhang’s “Little Suite for Erhu and Harp” with
erhu specialist, Rong Jun for the Opening Gala Concert of the
Eleventh World Harp Congress
♦ Lani’s playing can be heard on the soundtracks for the Disney
films; Space Buddies and Super Buddies as well as on the soundtrack
of the new Canadian tourist attraction; Fly over Canada.
♦ Lani accompanies solo singer/actress, Apollonia Vanova on her
CD Lullabies www.cdbaby.com/cd/apolloniavanova
Lani first performed with flutist Carol
Dymond in 1996 as part of a university
chamber ensemble and the two have
appeared together for recitals, concerts and
events since that time. Most recently, the
duo performed the Mozart Flute and Harp
Concerto with Sinfonia, Orchestra of the
Lani’s professional orchestral career began as Principal Harpist with the
Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. She is currently Principal Harpist with the
Vancouver Island Symphony and an extra with the Victoria Symphony, the
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the Lionsgate Sinfonia.
Lani also performs with choral, opera and chamber ensembles such as,
Opera Appassionata, Pandora’s Vox, City Opera Vancouver and most
recently the Abendmusik Vesper Choir.
Lani has premiered a number of works by Canadian composers, including
Timothy Pickett’s solo harp works “Printemps” and “Danza d’Estate”, which
were both dedicated to Lani and Jin Zhang’s works for Erhu and Harp.
Lani’s solo playing encompasses many musical styles including folk, pop,
top 40 and jazz as well as classical, romantic and baroque. Lani works
regularly as a freelance entertainer for dinner parties, conventions, receptions
and house concerts. Lani has also played for hundreds of wedding