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…

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…

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…

Summer Study Grants

4 students in Vancouver were awarded funds to assist with summer study opportunites - Cyrenius Yuen used hers to compete in the Hong Kong. The funds were provided by the American Harp Society. We've asked each student to provide a…

Harp Day in Vancouver!!! Oct. 20th

Harp Day is coming to Vancouver!

Sat. Oct. 20, 2018 - Unitarian Church at 49 and Oak. Easy to get to by transit or car, lots of parking, and easy entry with your harp!

This is a day…


American Harp Society Grant Rec'd!

The AHS has funded at request for $1500 to support students going to major competitions as observers or performers. Interested students should contact Elizabeth Volpe Bligh or speak to their harp teacher!  Thanks to the AHS for the support!


Cello and Harp Festival a big success

Thanks to all who participated in the Cowichan Cello and Harp Festival Feb. 23 and 24, 2018.  We had students from Powell River, Harrison Lake, and Vancouver, as well as from all over the island, from Courtenay to Sydney. Bravo…

Student Harpists at work

Elizabeth says "Here's a photo of Hayley and Madison in Vancouver Philharmonic, playing The Planets by Holst, on Feb. 25 at 2:00 at the Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver"

5 harps playing Wagner

Something for everyone - and did you know that in one piece he actually asked for 6 harps?  Fabulous. If you are in Vancouver Friday night, go hear the UBC Symphony: Elizabeth writes -

The UBC Symphony Orchestra will…

Sasha Boldachev - Fantastic Concert and masterclasses!!

Here's what Lori Pappajohn had to say about the concert last Sat Feb 3rd

"That was probably one of the best harp concerts that I've ever been to. Sasha is pure genius. What an amazing player! Not only does…