Inside the Practice Room2019-11-17T19:06:48-05:00

Inside the Practice Room

with members of the Dallas Harp quartet: Grace Browning, Emily Levin, and Cheryl Losey Feder

“As you mature your ideas of [a] piece change…”

“You want to find something that is comfortable for you—and musically appropriate.”

Grace Browning, Emily Levin, and Cheryl Losey Feder are members of the Dallas Harp Quartet, and also top audition winners. Listen to their “inside the practice room” discussions on learning, interpreting, and performing standard harp repertoire. (Scroll down to read more.)

Discussing the standards

In our “Inside the Practice Room” series, our panel of top audition winners perform and discuss standards of the harp repertoire. Look for discussions on more standards coming soon.

Impromptu, by Gabriel, Fauré

Au Matin, by Marcel Tournier

Discussing Au Matin

Listen to members of the Dallas Harp Quartet discuss "Au Matin," by Marcel Tournier.

“Fantaisie,” by Marcel Grandjany

“Andante-Allegro” from Concerto in B-Flat, by G. F. Handel

Discussing Handel—Part 1

Listen to top audition winners discuss how to interpret and perform the first movement of Handel's Concert in B-Flat Major.

Discussing Handel—Part 2

Listen to top audition winners discuss how to interpret and perform the first movement of Handel's Concert in B-Flat Major.

Danses Sacrée and Profane, by Claude Debussy

Variations on a Theme in Ancient Style, by Carlos Salzedo

Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra, K. 299, by W. A. Mozart

Emily Levin Performs Mozart

Listen to Emily Levin perform the first movement from W.A. Mozart's Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra, K. 299

First Arabesque, by Claude Debussy

Discussing First Arabesque

Listen to members of the Dallas Harp Quartet discuss learning and performing Claude Debussy's iconic piano work "First Arabesque."

Song in the Night, by Carlos Salzedo