This trio of multi-instrumentalists create an exciting blend of Celtic and Swedish music, lively dances and tender lullabies both traditional and original. Lisa Lynne, George Tortorelli and Aryeh Frankfurter have been touring performing arts centers for the past decade as duos, trios and with the Windham Hill Winter Solstice tours. They built their careers from street performing and have sold well over one million albums.
Lisa Lynne is a multi- instrumentalist and performer who has gained worldwide recognition for her original music featuring her Celtic Harp. She is widely acclaimed for composing memorable and heartwarming melodies on the Windham Hill label that have repeatedly placed in the Top 10 & Top 20 on the Billboard New age music charts. Lisa tours year round performing at large US festivals and performing art centers. Her work in Therapeutic music has gained recognition from NBC, CNN, Fox News Atlanta and numerous newspaper and magazine articles including Wall Street Journal. Lisa’s music is heard throughout the award winning PBS special “Alone in the Wilderness,” among many other soundtracks for commercial television and independent films.
Aryeh Frankfurter is also a renowned Celtic harper and world traveling multi- instrumentalist who went from progressive rock violin to intricate Swedish folk and Celtic Music. He began with Classical violin at the age of three, his early studies and successes led him to explore various ethnic and international musical genres. Aryeh taught himself to play a variety of instruments bowed and plucked and most recently the rarely seen Swedish Nyckelharpa. His uncommon approach to the Celtic harp and folk harp repertoire, his numerous critically and commercially successful albums have earned him credit as a musician, recording and performance artist of extraordinary talents and abilities.
George Tortorelli is a master bamboo flute designer and player. Being raised in a musical family, he had access to many instruments, and went on to perform in rock bands throughout south Florida. Eventually he longed for simpler pastures, and retreated to the forests of north Florida. With a collection of rare and exotic instruments, he was inspired by the beauty of the nature and harmony there. He discovered and nurtured an abundance of bamboo on his land, and commenced expanding his growing flute collection with flutes of his own design. His music and concerts were so loved by surrounding communities that he became known as “Medicine Wind” for the healing quality of his peaceful gatherings. He started his own company and commenced a successful recording career, as well as doing custom flute designs for fine arts festivals.