Jay Michaels has spent many years studying and performing Early Music. He is currently President of The Historical Harp Society. He is also a member of Early Music America and The Viola da Gamba Society.
He owns two historical Harps built by Lynne Lewandowsky, one of them a reproduction of a 15th Century Bray Harp. He also plays the Irish wire-strung Harp called Clairseach.
In addition to Harps Jay plays the Rebec and Viola da Gamba.
Jay Michaels also performs Celtic and Early Music with his wife Abby in the duo The Harper and The Minstrel. For more information: https://theharperandtheminstrel.com/home