Author Archives: Anne

Working Miracles: The Story of Anne Sullivan

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I have a famous name: Anne Sullivan. Not because of my own accomplishments, but because of the woman called the […]


Practice Techniques: Fill Your Practice Toolbox

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Most of us practice music because we want to play music. There might be a couple of other reasons you […]


Consistency: My Word for 2018

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My guide word for 2018: Consistency. I suppose you could call it a New Year’s resolution, but for me it’s […]


My Christmas Wish For You

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  On this special day, I wanted to share my Christmas wish for you and for all harpists for happiness […]


Christmas Eve Countdown: Harp Happiness and Joy

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Christmas Eve is nearly here and the music-making and merriment is in full swing. It’s likely you have been making […]


Still Still Still

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Still Still Still Still, still, still, One can hear the falling snow. Some Christmas carols are joyous and celebratory.  Others […]


Hymns: A Harpist’s Guide to Playing Along

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“Could you play along on these hymns too?” It seems like a reasonable request. A well-intentioned choir director wants to […]


Harp Gratitude Day – Giving Thanks

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Gratitude is on my mind at the moment. Here in the U.S. we just celebrated Thanksgiving, arguably the most beloved […]


Motivation: Rust Proofing Your Practice

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“She just doesn’t have the motivation.” I remember hearing a performance many years ago by a young musician who seemed […]


Making Progress: 3 Simple Ways to Sustain Momentum

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I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy. – Marie Curie You’re a musician; you […]