Puget Sound

Folk Harp Society

                        ...a chapter of the ISFHC



The Puget Sound Folk Harp Society is a registered Washington State nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to promote the awareness and appreciation of the folk harp in the Puget Sound area and beyond.  The Puget Sound Folk Harp Society was officially incorporated on January 15, 2004, and is a federal 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Reigning Harps is the official on-line newsletter of the Puget Sound Folk Harp Society.
With a calendar, harp ads, teacher/performer directory, announcements, free music, and more....  
Keep up with all the harp news in the Pacific Northwest!

 Reigning Harps Newsletter


Our Summer Folk Harp Retreat, June 7-9, 2019
At Camp Casey on Beautiful Whidbey Island.

Registration for the Retreat opens on April 1st.

Click Here for More Info and Registration Form.


Our Winter Folk Harp Festival, February 8-10, 2019
At Seabeck on the Scenic Hood Canal.

The Winter Folk Harp Festival was great fun despite snowstorms that kept some at home.
Those that braved the snow had a wonderful weekend of harp music and camaraderie!

For more photos from the weekend, see the gallery.

Our annual PSFHS Potluck Picnic took place on September 9, 2018, at Seattle's beautiful Ravenna Park.
Fifteen plus harps and harpers, plus good friends, good weather, good food, and good music!

For more photos from the picnic, see the gallery.

Our annual Summer Folk Harp Retreat took place June 8-10, 2018
Twenty-one Happy Harpers at Camp Casey on Whidbey Island

For more photos of the fun, see the gallery, created by Bob Zawalich.

The PSFHS Winter Folk Harp Festival took place February 9-11, 2018
At Seabeck Conference Center on the Hood Canal

For more photos of the weekend, see these galleries:
Donita's Gallery & Composite Gallery

Harp Circles!

We Sponsor Monthly Harp Circles:

Third Sundays (except September) at the Mountlake Terrace Library from 2 to 4:30 pm
Second Saturdays at the Tumwater Timberland Library from 1:30 to 4:30 pm

All ages, styles, and levels are welcome!
For details, write to info@pugetsoundfolkharpsociety.org

Thanks to all who played at and attended our final Samhain Harps Presentation at Galway Traders
on November 1, 2015; harp tunes, songs, stories, and poems filled the shop as we said farewell!

From left to right: Seumas Gagne, Peter Berry, Eileen Warr-Marti,
Harper Tasche, Sile Harriss (original organizer), Nan Pardew, Becky Fox.

Print Out Beth Kolle's Celtic Tunes Lead Sheet Booklet:


PSFHS Tunebook Updates

Participants at our Winter Festival and Summer Retreat receive a free book full of harp music!
(Sorry, we cannot sell you one, due to agreements with the original contributors.)
Keep your book up to date with the latest group tunes and the current table of contents:

Table of Contents & Group Tunes

Puget Sound Folk Harp Society Board Members:
Harper Tasche, Beth Kolle, Diane Moss, Nan Pardew,
Sally Verrinder, and Eileen Warr-Marti.

Officers for 2018-2019
Eileen Warr-Marti, president; Harper Tasche, vice-president;
Diane Moss, secretary; Sally Verrinder, treasurer. 

Contact us at: info@PugetSoundFolkHarpSociety.org

*      The Puget Sound Folk Harp Society strives to provide equal access to its programs and services for all people
without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.
Trained service animals (as defined by law) are welcome at Society events;
 the animal's owner assumes full responsibility for the animal's actions at all times.

(Puget Sound Folk Harp Society's "harp-orca" logo created and used by permission of Paula Lalish.)


This page was last updated on April 02, 2019