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 annual Winter Folk Harp Festival will be February 7-9, 2020,
at Seabeck on the beautiful Hood Canal.

The 2020 Winter Folk Harp Festival at the Seabeck Conference Center
 is now full with a short wait list. If you are interested the Festival
 and would like to be on the wait list, please complete a registration form
 and send it, along with a check, to the address on the form.
 Please contact Sally at highlandharps@cnw.com if you have any questions.

Click here for more info and registration form.


Our Annual Pot-luck Picnic took place September 8, 2019
Hardy Harpers Braved Rain and Shine at Ravenna Park in Seattle WA

Our Summer Folk Harp Retreat took place June 7-9, 2019
Beautiful Music and Scenery at Camp Casey on Whidbey Island

For more photos from the retreat, see the gallery.

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 festival, see the 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 2 to 4:30 pm

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

Music for Harp Circles!

You are Welcome to Print Out Beth Kolle's Celtic Tunes Lead Sheet Booklet:


PSFHS "Harpers' Songbook" 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:
Beth Kolle, Anna Jenkins, Diane Moss, Nan Pardew,
Sally Verrinder, and Eileen Warr-Marti.

Officers for 2019-2020
Eileen Warr-Marti, president; Nan Pardew, 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 February 01, 2020