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.


Dear Readers - As of April 2020 most venues are closed and events are canceled due to coronavirus concerns. Please confirm any remaining events with organizers before you go - in this busy time some forget to send the latest changes to the Reigning Harps calendar.

LATEST CLOSURE: DUSTY STRINGS RETAIL SHOP IS CLOSED, AS IS THE MUSIC SCHOOL.

APRIL 2020

Apr 1  All Areas.  Registration opens for Puget Sound Folk Harp Society's Summer Folk Harp Retreat. A low-key harp gathering on Whidbey Island June 12-14, 2020. For more info, registration form, and COVID-19 policy, see www.pugetsoundfolkharpsociety.org.

Apr 3  CANCELED.  Vancouver BC.  Sasha Boldachev in a solo harp program called Frederic and Freddy, music of Chopin and Freddy Mercury. 7 pm at the Japanese United Church at 4010 Victoria Drive. For tickets, go to www.westcoastharpsociety.org.

Apr 8  Bellevue WA.  Eastside harp circle meets the second Wednesday of the month. For meeting time, location, or more information, please contact Anna Jenkins at peaceharp@hotmail.com or Maria Wilson at gotomaria2@aol.com.

Apr 11  CANCELED DUE TO LIBRARY CLOSURE  Olympia WA.  Olympia area harp circle meets from 2-4:30 on Second Saturdays at the Tumwater Timberland Library. Please contact Jean at jeanmstewart@comcast.net for details and directions.

Apr 13  CANCELED. Vancouver BC.  Sharlene Wallace Masterclass 11 am to 1 pm; workshop 3 to 5 pm, concert 7 pm. Japanese United Church at 4010 Victoria Drive. For details and registration go to www.westcoastharpsociety.org.

Apr 17, 18  West Kelowna BC.  21st Annual Spring Celtic Harp Workshop, this year with with Sharlene Wallace. The inimitable Sharlene Wallace from Toronto will guide the workshop this year on the theme of LIGHT! Begins on Friday April 17, with a full day's activities, including a evening concert with Sharlene, Caroline Mackay, and Aaron Ord. For a registration brochure, contact Caroline Mackay at caroline@highspiritsmusic.com.  

Apr 19  CANCELED DUE TO LIBRARY CLOSURE.  Mountlake Terrace WA.  Third Sunday Harp Circle meets at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 2-4:30 pm. All styles of harps and ages of harpers welcome. Solo playing is encouraged but never required. For details contact Diane at mdianem@seanet.com.

Apr 24  Vancouver WA.  The Vancouver/Portland area Harp Circle meets the fourth Friday of every month, from 10 am to noon, at the Cascade Park Community Library, 600 NE 136th Ave, Vancouver WA 98684. For more information contact Donita Andrews at donita_andrews@yahoo.com (note underscore: donita_andrews) or call 360-689-5607.

Apr 25  Portland OR.  SacredFlight presents Spring Renewal, our 20th annual concert of harp and voice music to refresh and nourish the soul. SacredFlight is a non-profit music-thanatology practice and offers this concert in conjunction with our colleagues from around the Pacific Northwest. 4:00 pm at Rose City Park Presbyterian Church, 1907 NE 45th Ave Portland, 97213 (corner of Sandy Blvd). Free admission/Donations welcome. Reception following. For more information email info@SacredFlight.org.

Apr 26  CANCELED.  Tacoma WA.  South Sound Strings Harp Ensemble concert  presents a spring concert of folk and popular music, Trip Around the World, in Kilworth Memorial Chapel, 3410 N. 18th St., University of Puget Sound, Tacoma. 3 pm. Admission is free. Reception follows. The ensemble, a project of the Community Music Program/Music Department at University of Puget Sound Tacoma under the direction of Patricia Wooster, is open to ages 8 through adult.

MAY 2020

JUNE 2020

AUGUST 2020

Aug 7-9  Corvallis OR.  Heart of the Valley Harp Retreat August 7-9, 2020. WHAT: A packed weekend of varied workshops for pedal and lever harpist of all levels, led by two outstanding teachers, in the heart of the Willamette Valley.  WHERE: Corvallis First Presbyterian Church. Lodging and most food will be on your own. WHEN: August 7-9, 2020; Friday evening 6 pm through Sunday afternoon 5 pm. WHO: Hosted by Laura Zaerr. Contact Laura at 541-908-2077 (text OK) or e-mail lauraz@peak.org to ask for a registration form.

This page was last updated on April 01, 2020

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