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Retreat to the Harp Oxfordshire 2018


Friday 29th June to Sunday 1st July
2018
Charney Manor, near Wantage, Oxon


Escape to the beautiful countryside of Oxfordshire for a weekend of total harp immersion with friendly tutors, delicious meals, inspiring concerts and peaceful surroundings. Now in it's 6th year, the adult harp retreat is open to pedal and non pedal harpists of all abilities and takes place at Charney Manor, a 13th century conference and retreat centre in the village of Charney Basset near Wantage.

Hannah Phillips and Keziah Thomas lead classes and workshops which concentrate on ensemble playing, improvisation and performance. As well as working in groups divided by ability, there is also a public concert, a musical party and plenty of time for private practise...or socialising!


Participant £330
Non participating guest (sharing a room with a participant including, meals and concert entry)  £200

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Harp Exhibition and Servicing - Templepatrick


Saturday 30th
June 2018
Hilton Templepatrick Hotel, Castle Upton Estate, Templepatrick, BT39 0DD Ireland

Come along to try out a selection of lever and pedal harps. Or bring your harp for a service or repair.

Our harp technician will be able to do:
 Irish or concert harp services;
 semitone lever adjustment;
 restringing, case work;
 polishing, spraying, dents removed;
 quotations for antique harp restoration.

Please contact us in advance to discuss your requirements and to book a slot.






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An Chúirt Chruitireachta / Annual International Harp Festival

Sunday 1st to Friday 6th July 2018
An Grianán, Termonfechin, Co. Louth, Ireland


Seize this opportunity to become immersed in all aspects of traditional music for Irish harp. Develop skills and repertoire from ancient harpers’ tunes to songs and slow airs to jigs and reels.

Clive Morley Harps will be attending on 1st and July with an exhibition of harps. A harp technician will be available for servicing and repairs.

Sunday 1st July–2:30pm– 5:30pm
Monday 2nd July – 1pm – 5:30pm


Harp servicing and repairs available at exhibitions
Our harp technician will be able to do:
 Irish or concert harp services;
 semitone lever adjustment;
 restringing, case work;
 polishing, spraying, dents removed;
 quotations for antique harp restoration.

Please contact us in advance to discuss your requirements and to book a slot.


The festival accepts harpers of all ages, standards and styles from absolute beginners to advanced players. Participants are graded and assigned to mentors who can offer them the best opportunity for improvement.

Tutoring sessions are conducted on a modular basis so that participants can benefit from a collaborative multidisciplinary teaching approach. A full range of harping techniques are covered and include:
Irish harping techniques
Traditional ornamentation
Session and group playing
Wire strung harp styles
Music of the 16th and 17th century Harpers
Singing in Irish and English


http://www.cairdenacruite.com/festival










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Hands on the Harp - July


21st July
2018
Goodfellows, Filkins, Lechlade, Glos GL7 3JG
1-3pm


Hands on the Harp sessions are basic workshops for beginners, as well as those who just want to come along to see what the harp is all about. You can learn elementary technique and have all your burning questions answered in a gentle and informal environment.


More information at www.morleyharps.co.uk/hands-on-the-harp





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13th International Summer HarpMasters Academy

16th July - 5th August 2018
Switzerland



Registration is open.

Milda AGAZARIAN
Syvain BLASSEL
Marcella CARBONI
Mara GALASSI
Petra van der HEIDE
Irina ZINGG

FUTURE 16 - 24 July
PRO  27 July - 5 August
AUDITION TRAINING 24 - 26 July
 


www.harpmasters.com







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Catrin Finch Academy Harp School and Fun Day


Harp School: 25th - 30th July 2018
Fun Day: 28th July 2018

Gwaelod-yr-Garth, Cardiff


Summer School


Now in it's eighth year, the Summer School has been growing year on year. Held each year in Catrin's home village of Gwaelod-yr-Garth in South Wales, students from around the world get to experience the unique opportunity to study and play with both Catrin and Catrin’s former teacher, Elinor Bennett.  Over a course of 4 days, the Summer School includes masterclasses and workshops, private tuition with both Catrin and Elinor, a Harp Fun Day with young harpists, and a performance at a local public concert.  

Minimum standard: UK Grade 7 and above
Minimum age: 16 years old

Fun Day

The Catrin Finch Academy Harp Fun Day gives harpists of all ages and standards, the unique opportunity to study and play with Catrin, Catrin’s former teacher, Elinor Bennett and advanced students from the Catrin Finch Academy Summer School.  The Harp Fun Day includes a full day of workshops and tuition (split into two main groups – Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-6), ending with a group performance at a local public concert.  


Please visit: www.catrinfinch.com/
catrin-finch-academy for more information.





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