Name: Taras
Location: Sydney, Australia
Instruments: Harp, Lyre, Guitar and Synthesizer
Favourite Quote: “Beware the ides of March”

Taras is a Sydney based harpist and musician. He experiments with an electric harp through various kinds of effects to develop original songs and brings new life to existing ones. He is known around Sydney for busking on the streets late at night with his celtic harp. He has drawn attention from sites such as BuzzFeed, Humans of Newtown and Xplore Sydney.

He has played at various live events over recent years ranging from art galleries, medieval faires, bush doofs, cafes, restaurants, pubs, clubs, warehouse parties, retirement villages, corporate functions, universities and fashion parades. He has also performed alongside choirs and orchestras.

In 2015 he released his debut EP that was produced by Kevin J Drieberg. Taras performs songs from this CD live with his band The Dark Chapters.

He has also ventured into luthier work and has designed and built multiple harps and lyres available for purchase and rent.

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