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Island Mountain Arts Harp School goes on-line

Good news for those who have been waiting - IMA will offer an on-line program this summer. Registrants will participate in a live on-line two-hour class each morning with their instructor and their harp, there will be one "special topics"…

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Harps for Hope in Ireland

Ann B has written to share some interesting info about Harps for Hope:

Harp Ireland are hosting Harps for Hope: a series of harp performances by renowned and new Irish Harpers, to promote the harp, offer solace, and support

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3 on-line Summer workshops start next week

Marilyn Rummel is doing 3 on-line workshops this summer - a chance to study at home, rather than on Vancouver Island, where she has her studios.

Each class is 6 sessions, on alternate weeks from June - August…

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Harp for sale

Sharone Stevenson is selling her Lyon and Healy 85 CG.

Like new, and on the Sunshine coast  with dolly, stand, bench, covers and some music,

Contact her for details  

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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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