Monthly Archives: January 2014

Three Musical Lessons I Learned from my Computer Crash

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Musical lessons from a computer crash? Absolutely! Read on… My laptop’s hard drive died this week. The data on the […]


No Teacup Pinkies!

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We all know that the harp is a four-finger instrument. Our pinkies are just too short to be useful, no […]


Finding Your Professional Musician Spirit

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What is the spirit of an professional musician? And do you have to be one to have one? These essential qualities…


Sightreading in Slow Gear? The Three Things You Must Fix

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Sightreading too slow? Learn the three critical factors that may be holding you back.


How to Energize Your Practice by Learning ABOUT Your Piece

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Has your practice lost momentum? Try learning ABOUT your piece. You might just find a new perspective and new energy.


10 Tips on Playing Debussy

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10 helpful tips for playing Debussy’s music with beauty and understanding.


How to Create Momentum, Part 2

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In the last post, I offered some ways for busy professional harpists to create momentum in the new year in […]


How to Create Momentum, Part 1

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If you are one of those busy harpists who played everywhere during the holiday season, you may seriously need a […]


All Thumbs – 4 Quick Tips to Improve Your Thumb Technique

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Do your thumbs make you crazy? Thumbs are wonderful digits to have, but trying to make them behave when you […]