Monthly Archives: August 2013

What to Do When Frustration Threatens Your Success

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From time to time, we all experience what I call “potentially terminal frustration.” This is the kind of deep frustration […]


A Fun Scale Pattern for the End of Summer

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Sometimes it’s really fun to play the harp. Practicing is pretty hard work, and while it’s rewarding, I wouldn’t call […]


15 Places to Share Your Music (and Make Extra Money)

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This is the time of year to make plans. And if your plans include doing some extra playing in public […]


What Are Your Plans This Year?

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Here we are at the last official week of summer. The schedule is once again the ruler of our lives. […]


Five Essentials for Your Teaching Studio

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Five essentials that will help keep your students motivated and keep you organized.


My Top 5 Takeaways from my Emergency Practice Plan

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I want to report back to you on my experience using the 40/40/20 plan as the structure for my emergency […]


12 Ways to Start NOW!

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  We all have dreams and goals, but achieving those dreams and goals is not easy. There are endless traps […]


Two Essential Wrist Techniques

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It’s all in the wrist. Maybe not ALL, but certainly, a harpist’s use of the wrist is an important feature […]


Mastery or Fluency?

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That hippest harpist Deborah Henson-Conant wrote a great blog post recently about mastery. She pointed out that the heralded “10,000 […]


My Homemade Harp Base Cover

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We all know the importance of protecting your harp from the weather and from bumps and scratches. And if you […]