The West Coast Harp Society is British Columbia's umbrella for all things harp. We feature performers and teachers, an event calendar, a mailing list which you can subscribe to, and items of interest about the harp in Vancouver and all around the province. Welcome!

Supporting artists~

We all know how many bazillion concerts have been cancelled and what a financial blow that is to those who make most of their living that way.   We received a nice note from Lesley Hartford this week, which we're posting…

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Apps for rhythm and ear training

Let's have a discussion about good apps for ear-training, rhythm, and theory. 

Harp Column magazine had a good article on this.  but you need a subscription to read it. 

Here's another good page to peruse for ideas…

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Shasha Boldachev in Vancouver April 3 and 4th

As the first event in our April harp festival we are thrilled to welcome Sasha Boldachev back to Vancouver.  He'll play a solo harp program  Friday, April 3rd, 7 pm called Frédéric and Freddy: music of Chopin and Freddy Mercury…

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Sharlene Wallace in Vancouver

We're very happy to announce that Sharlene Wallace will be here in Vancouver April 13th on her way to the High Spirits Harp workshop in the Okanagan. She will spend a day with us, including a masterclass for any level…

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Westcoast harp society AGM

A fine time was had by all as we reviewed our year with an AGM and planned the one to come at the general meeting that followed. Coming up: a day with Sharlene Wallace April 13th, a number of exciting…

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Elizabeth's notes from the masterclass

Elizabeth kept some good notes - if anyone else wants to add their own - let me know - use the contact form. Here's what she says:


Here are notes which I copied from Madison's notes…

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Fantastic concert by Sivan Magen

What a treat we had today! Sivan Magen taught a masterclasses today with 7 students bringing there best for a workover by the master - amazing, inspiring, so helpful, were among the students’ comments. Then tonight a wonderful concert with…

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Sivan Magen in Vancouver

The West Coast Harp Society is please to present a concert with renowned Israeli harpist Sivan Magen. We were lucky enough to hear he was headed our way, and have snagged him for a day of masterclasses and an evening…

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