Professional of the Year - Entertainment/Education/Booking Talent

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Cynthia Harris

Title: President and Owner
Industry: Entertainment
Type of Organization: Music Consulting and Contracting Company
Major Product/Service: Boutique, live music brokerage specializing in high quality ambiance music for the discerning client, including corporate events, social events, and destination weddings
Expertise: Ms. Harris has over 40 years experience as a collaborative pianist. Her performance career includes a myriad of musical genre including instrumental and vocal accompaniment, opera, ballet, musical theatre, religious institutions and contemporary pop/rock ensembles. She also serves as a teacher to students ranging in age from 3 to 100, from beginners to professionals, through her private in-home studio, private schools and the collegiate level. Ms. Harris created Classical Entertainment Inc. so she could perform and promote live music in Las Vegas, Nevada, the "Entertainment Capital of the World."
Geographic Area of Distribution: Las Vegas, Nevada
Affiliations: Las Vegas Wedding Chamber of Commerce; Destination Services Association of Las Vegas; B.B.B.
Hobbies/Sports: Photography, videography, history, genealogy, cultural travel, grandchildren
Children: Michael Graves
Work History: Previously, Ms. Harris taught music for 17 years. She served as a Freelance Musician and Music Educator.
Career Accomplishments: Ms. Harris considers her 3.5 years as a Music Curator of the Live Music Program in the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens as one of her career highlights. Extraordinary musicians performed live seven days a week, in the midst of exquisite beauty at the five star property. It was as if the artists were performing a living work of art.