Welcome to our calendar!  Here you will find events of harp interest throughout the Pacific Northwest. (As submissions come from so many different sources, the Puget Sound Folk Harp Society cannot guarantee the accuracy of every detail; please check with the contact person when listed if you have questions or concerns about the event.) If you would like your harp event to be listed here, please contact  info@pugetsoundfolkharpsociety. org  for submission guidelines.


OCTOBER 2020

Oct 3  All Areas.  Josh Layne of Victoria BC is celebrating the three-year anniversary of receiving his Camac Excalibur lever harp by having a live-stream concert on October 3rd. He'll play some of his favorite pieces for lever harp and will premiere a new composition! For more info, time in your area, and to get your virtual tickets, go to www.joshlayne.com/3years.

Oct 9-31  All Areas.  Harp Seattle pre-recorded workshops with Monica Schley and Kim Robertson available these dates, see https://store.dustystrings.com/t-3-ms-harpseattle.aspx for full info.

Oct 9, 10  All Areas.  Harp Seattle workshops with Kim Robertson, see https://store.dustystrings.com/t-3-ms-harpseattle.aspx for full info.

Oct 9-17  All Areas.  Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada has an amazing, all-island music festival each October featuring Canada’s most outstanding fiddlers, singer-songwriters, family ensembles, bands and other musical groups, as well as guest artists from other countries. This year the Celtic Colours International Festival has gone virtual and it is FREE! It runs October 9-17 with performances at 7:30 pm ADT and then the Festival Club jam session every night at 10:00 pm ADT. This is a rare opportunity! Check it out at https://celtic-colours.com. [Editor adds: At least one harp player (Corrina Hewat) was noted in the long list of performers, but anyone who wants to add authenticity to their Celtic harp tunes will benefit from listening to these instrumentalists and singers!].

Oct 10, 11  All Areas.  Harp Seattle workshops with Harper Tasche, see https://store.dustystrings.com/t-3-ms-harpseattle.aspx for full info.

Oct 14  All Areas.  The Eastside Harp Circle (Seattle WA area) is meeting virtually on Zoom on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 11 am to 1 pm Pacific Daylight Time. Our October 14th meeting will include a review of two group tunes - Autumn Leaves and Fly Me to the Moon, as well as four new group tunes - All Through the Night, The Ash Grove, Carrickfergus, and Shamrock Shore. Your stories, poems, songs, tunes, works-in-progress, or just your delightful presence are welcomed! Last month we had harpers join us from 5 states in the USA, as well as Alberta Canada, and Finland! Rumor has it that this month some may come in costume… Contact Anna Jenkins for PDFs of the tunes and the link to the session at peaceharp@hotmail.com.

Oct 17, 18  All Areas.  Harp Seattle workshops with Nicolas Carter, see https://store.dustystrings.com/t-3-ms-harpseattle.aspx for full info.

Oct 23  All Areas.  Vancouver/Portland area harp circle meeting now via Zoom, 10 am to 11:30 am on Fourth Fridays. For information and Zoom link, contact Donita at donita_andrews@yahoo.com.

Oct 23  All Areas.  Harp Seattle Q&A with Kim Robertson, see https://store.dustystrings.com/t-3-ms-harpseattle.aspx for full info.

Oct 24  All Areas.  Vancouver (BC) Harp Day 2020, coming direct to your home on-line!  Vancouver's West Coast Harp Society says "This day is for you, whether you're an adult or young beginner, getting ready to launch your harp career, an experienced harp teacher, or somewhere in between. We've planned a day that will give you a chance to connect with your fellow harpists, learn a new tune or a new strategy, and listen to some great harping to finish the day. Younger students may be especially interested in the workshop for youth in the morning, and there will be all ages at the concert. Whatever your stage, we hope you will enjoy!"  Just $35 Canadian for the day, which includes workshops, panel discussion, master class, and concert. Spaces are limited so register soon at https://www.westcoastharpsociety.org/vancouver-harp-day-2020#.

Oct 24  All Areas.  Harp Seattle workshop with Jessica Gallo, see https://store.dustystrings.com/t-3-ms-harpseattle.aspx for full info.

Oct 31   All Areas.  Harp Seattle workshop with Rachel Hair, see https://store.dustystrings.com/t-3-ms-harpseattle.aspx for full info.

 

 

 

 

 

This page was last updated on October 02, 2020

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