Monthly Archives: April 2014

Pedal Pushing 101

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The big day has come – you are a pedal harpist at last! Pedals expand your musical horizons, free up […]


Out of the Box Ideas for Wedding Ceremony Music That You Already Can Play

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Wedding repertoire is usually predictable. Even with the occasional request for an unusual pop song or family favorite, most brides […]


What is Your Keystone Habit?

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A keystone is the pivotal stone in an archway. There are wonderful architectural examples like the ancient arch in this […]


The Art of Subdivision

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Subdivision of beats is the number one way to keep your inner metronome even and accurate. How often have you […]


The Three Pieces You Absolutely Need to Know

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There is a great article in Harp Column magazine this month by Nadia Pessoa. It’s all about survival skills and  […]


How to Cancel a Performance the Right Way

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It happens. We keep careful records and live by our calendars. But sometimes circumstances change, and we have to cancel […]


Do You Hate Your Metronome?

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Most of us musicians will admit to a love/hate relationship with our metronome.  Its relentless clicking, ticking or beeping reveals […]


The Woodshed: Do’s and Don’ts

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Woodshedding (noun) a centuries old practice technique designed to produce correct and consistent performance through relentless repetition. Sound like fun? […]