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About Lynette

Lynette is the Founder of the award winning Compassionate Harps™ and Director of HealthCare Harps Institute, LLC. Lynette and her team of certified therapeutic harpists have provided documented harp services for hundreds of seriously ill people and their families throughout the Inland Empire since 1996. 

Her work has been acknowledged by the South California Cancer Pain Inniative (SCCPI) in 2006 when she received an individual Award for Excellence for her therapeutic harp work with cancer patients,  and in 2005 Compassionate Harps received a Volunteer Service Award from Aging Services of California

 Lynette has been employed at St. Bernadine Medical Center as hospital harpist since 2000, as well as a participant in a research study utilizing live harp music for pain control. She is a founding board member of the National Standards Board of Therapeutic Musicians, and member of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare.  Her certification as Certified Therapeutic Harp Practitioner (CTHP) is through the International Harp Therapy Program.

Lynette is a popular speaker and workshop presenter on the subject of music, medicine and the harp, and has been featured at organizations such as: CAHSA, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, Academy of Medical Surgical Nurses, Loma Linda University Medical Center, and the Robert and Beverly Lewis Cancer Center.

As a professional harpist, Lynette lends her special touch of elegance specific to the needs of her clients. She has performed at venues throughout Southern California such as The Beverly Hills Hotel, Greystone Mansion, Edward Dean Museum, Mission Inn, and for many private clients.