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.


AUGUST 2020

Aug 3-7  All Areas. On-line "Harp Column Academy Summer Camp" with many instructors and paths of study. The registration and payment info looks a little complicated but if you are motivated by any of these wonderful instructors, you can see and figure out the details at https://harpcolumn.com/academy/summer-camp-2020/.

Aug 7-9  CANCELED.  Corvallis OR.  Heart of the Valley Harp Retreat August 7-9, 2020.

Aug 7-10  All Areas.  Harps at Artichoke Music Workshop Series, based in Portland OR, is excited to present four interactive online harp workshops, beginner to advanced levels, taught by Paraguayan/American master harp player Nicolas Carter. Friday Aug. 7 to Mon. Aug. 10, at 11 am-12:30 pm each day via Zoom. $30 per workshop or $110 for all 4 workshops. (The registration listing will be posted by July 10 at www.artichokemusic.org on the school menu for the August calendar. For further info please contact tbharpsong@gmail.com.( The workshops Nicolas will be teaching are as follows: #1 Latin American Style Waltz/Luna Llena, #2 Introduction to Latin American Rhythms on the Harp, #3 Learning Pajaro Compara for advanced players featuring syncopated rhythms, #4 Storytelling and The Harp. All levels welcome at all workshops, please sign into class 10 minutes early. Link for direct access to workshops will be sent via e-mail before start time.

Aug 8  Lake Stevens WA.  Cheryl Grohn is  hosting a small beginner harp circle at her house in Lake Stevens, August 8 from 1 to 3:30 pm. Cheryl says "I would welcome others in the area who might like to join, while keeping the group small and maintaining safe distances from each other and wearing masks. We'll play some tunes from Sylvia Woods' "Teach Yourself" book, as well as some songs from two of Anna Dunwoodie's ensemble books: Junior Harp Ensemble and Beginner Harp Ensemble, available on Melody's Traditional Music". Folks interested in attending should contact Cheryl at 425-327-5649 or Cherylg@aol.com.

Aug 12  All Areas.  The Eastside Harp Circle will meet on August 12th from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Zoom. Anyone wishing to join us may email Anna Jenkins at peaceharp@hotmail.com to get the Zoom link. Anna says "We welcome your sharing of harp solos, works-in-progress, poetry, story or other creative offering. There will be 6 “play along” tunes that you can receive in advance. We now have harpers joining us from Tennessee, Montana, Oregon and Washington! Let’s widen the musical circle even farther!"

Aug 17-21  All Areas.  Going virtual this year! 34th International Harp and Cello School with instructors Sunita Staneslow, Seumas Gagne, Sharlene Wallace, Marilyn Rummel, and Morag Northey. For info and registration see http://support-imarts.com/upcoming-workshops/2020/8/17/34th-international-harp-and-cello-school.

This page was last updated on August 02, 2020

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