Tag Archives: harp

Why Do You Play the Harp?

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Why do you play the harp (or whatever instrument it is that you play) ? How long has it been […]


Essential Chord Techniques

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What’s in a chord? Or more to the point, how do I play this chord and make it sound the […]


Who Said This?

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It’s time to test your knowledge of musicians and musical quotes. How many of these quotations do you recognize? And […]


A Quick Musical Note of Thanks

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As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving here in the US, I thought I would offer a quick “thank you” tribute […]


7 Things You Can Learn from Gigging Harpists (even if you only play for your dog)

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Ok. So you never want to play in public. Even playing for your dog makes you nervous. Believe it or […]


Why I Need to Get Out of My Practice Room More Often

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Here we are at the halfway point in the year. As we begin the second half of 2014, we can […]


Happy Harpist Habit #6

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I recently presented a workshop that I call “The 12 Habits of Highly Happy Harpists.” (My apologies to Stephen Covey.)  […]


Living a Musical Legacy

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Each of us is a product of our upbringing. That’s no less true in music than in a family. Our […]


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 […]


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 […]