Tag Archives: technique

Is Learning The Harp Harder Than You Thought?

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Is learning the harp harder than you thought? I can imagine the moment, probably because so many of us experienced […]


5 Finger Foibles – Fix Them Now!

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Finger troubles? Our fabulous fingers! We harpists depend on them for every note. We trust them to be dependable and […]


How to Practice Etudes without Losing Your Sanity

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Does practicing your études drive you crazy? Maybe you feel like it’s a waste of your valuable or limited practice […]


Quick Technique Checkup

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What harpist couldn’t use a checkup for their technique? Our technique is crucial. It’s how we do what we do. […]


What Will You Accomplish This Summer?

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What do you want to accomplish this summer? Will you just get a nice tan or will you be more […]


Method or Madness

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“What method do you play?” It’s part of the human condition to label, sort and divide. Classifying things makes them […]


How to Play Heavenly Harmonics

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This post is the first of a two-part series to help you understand harp harmonics, the science behind them and […]


7 Steps to More Beautiful Scales

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Scales aren’t just about technique. Scales happen in “real” music too, and when we need to play them, we want […]


Why You Need Headroom

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“Give it everything you’ve got!” But how can you be sure that “everything you’ve got” will be enough? There’s only […]


The Way You Do the Thing You Do: Mechanics, Technique and Method

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Have you ever thought about how you play music, about how you do what you do? It’s not just about […]