For the pony misidentified as Parish Nandermane in the Gameloft mobile game's in-game advertising, see Noteworthy.
Parish Nandermane
Parish Nandermane id S1E26

Parish Nandermane in The Best Night Ever
Kind Earth
Sex Male
Occupation Harpist
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Eyes Brilliant pistachio
Mane Brilliant cobalt blue
Coat Light indigo
Cutie mark
Parish Nandermane is a male background Earth pony who appears in several episodes, Gameloft's mobile game, and the IDW comics. He has an indigo coat, bright blue mane and tail, green eyes, and a cutie mark of a lyre. He is not named in the series, but he is named in other media.


Parish Nandermane shares his tail style, cutie mark, and stool design with "Kazooie", his cutie mark with Lyrica Lilac, "Majesty", "Reflective Rock", and sometimes "Bottlecap", and his cutie mark design with Lyra Heartstrings, "Bee Bop", "Ballad", S04E22 Unnamed Unicorn Mare #3, and sometimes S01E21 Unnamed Earth Stallion #10.

Depiction in the series

Pinkie Pie hanging from the ceiling S1E26

Parish Nandermane in The Best Night Ever.

Parish Nandermane first appears in The Best Night Ever, playing harp as part of a four-pony musical ensemble at the Grand Galloping Gala with Octavia Melody, Frederick Horseshoepin, and Beauty Brass. At Pinkie Pie's request, Parish and the rest of the ensemble play the Pony Pokey.

Parish appears briefly in Sweet and Elite at the Canterlot Garden Party, playing with Octavia, Wolfgang Canter, and Symphony Song.

He reappears in Inspiration Manifestation, switched from S04E16 Unnamed Earth Stallion #3 by a cursed Rarity during a foal's birthday party. In the episode Equestria Games, Parish is partly seen in the stadium crowd as Spike attempts to light the Games torch.

He appears silhouetted playing the harp during The Magic Inside in The Mane Attraction. In The Fault in Our Cutie Marks, he appears in Octavia's quartet during Find the Purpose in Your Life and at Gabby's cute-ceañera.

Depiction in My Little Pony The Movie

Parish Nandermane appears playing the cymbals at the Friendship Festival in My Little Pony The Movie.

Other depictions

IDW comics

On My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #9 page 9, Parish Nandermane appears arguing with Octavia Melody about an upcoming gig.


My Little Pony (mobile game)

Parish Nandermane is a playable character in Gameloft's mobile game. His in-game description states, "Part of a four-pony musical ensemble, Parish Nandermane is a very talented harp player with a unique playing style. His cutie mark is a lyre."


"This is going to scratch my gold leaf!"
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #9
"So you're allowed to complain and I'm not?"
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Issue #9


Concerto, Parish, and Octavia S4E23

Parish Nandermane image gallery

See also

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