Jay Michaels is known as The Harper. He owns several Historical Harps designed after early Renaissance instruments, wire-strung Irish Harps, and the more contemporary Electric Harp. In addition to Harps, he is adept at the Viola da Gamba, Rebec, Dulcimer, and Baroque and Classical Guitars.
Jay currently serves as President of The Historical Harp Society. He is also an Early Music America and The Viola da Gamba Society member. His music has appeared in Television Programs and Independent Films.
He is the host of Opening The Harp Chakra - The Podcast
Jay Michaels has performed in many parts of America at Medieval, Renaissance, Celtic, Folk, and Yoga Festivals. He plans to perform in Ireland later this year