Holiday Gift Sampler

$19.95

Give the harpist in your life our HCA Holiday Gift Sampler! We’ve handpicked fabulous lessons from every studio at Harp Column Academy for this special gift-only membership. (Scroll down to see what’s included!) Your special harpist will have access to our Gift Sampler course to watch at their leisure for an entire year!

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What’s included:

Swan Lake—Lesson 1

Sarah Bullen teaches how to play the cadenza from "Swan Lake," by Tchaikovsky to harpist Katherine Ventura.

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Arpeggios and Turn-Arounds with Nicole Brady

Nicole Brady teaches how to play even arpeggios and turn-arounds.

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Raising—Part 1

Alice Giles teaches the ergonomics of how and why to raise.

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Harmonics with Jaymee Haefner

Jaymee Haefner teaches how to execute beautiful right and left hand harmonics.

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Petite Valse—Part 1

Listen to June's performance, and advice for playing the opening melody of Alphonse Hasselmans' "Petite Valse."

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Hand Position with Bridget Kibbey

Bridget Kibbey teaches how to build a relaxed and steady hand position for creating facility and sound.

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How to Play “Danses” by Claude Debussy, lesson

In this lesson Judy Loman teaches Heloise Carlean-Jones how to play "Danses" by Claude Debussy.

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Tone Production with Isabelle Perrin

Isabelle Perrin teaches how to build beautiful tone production.

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Articulation with Maria Luisa Rayan

Learn Maria Luisa Rayan's tips for articulation.

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Accompanying with Arpeggios

Learn Maeve Gilchrist's technique for accompanying using arpeggios.

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Irish Modes

Learn how to play the four traditional Irish modes.

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How to Improvise—Part 1

Deborah Henson-Conant teaches how to build the 1-5-10 chord for improvisation.

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Understanding Swing Rhythm

Learn how to use a metronome to feel the pulse of swing rhythm.

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Celtic Rhythms

Learn the difference between an air, a jig, a hornpipe, and a reel as Kim Robertson describes basic Celtic rhythms.

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In the Bleak Midwinter

Learn how to play "In the Bleak Midwinter," by Gustav Holst, arranged by Sunita Staneslow.

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The Blues—Part 1

Learn the basic structure of the 12-bar blues, along with left hand patterns for improvising.

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Find Your Sound

Amanda Whiting teaches how to find your personal sound and begin improvising on a lever or pedal harp.

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9—Spring Carol

Lynne Aspnes teaches how to prepare "Spring Carol" from "A Ceremony of Carols," by Benjamin Britten.

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Play Along with Hymns

Learn how to play along with organ and piano on church hymns.

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Key signatures—circle of fifths

Learn how the circle of fifths works.

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Discussing First Arabesque

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

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Practice Tip #3: Secrets For An Even Sound

In this lesson on how to practice, expert Rachel Lee Hall gives tips for developing an even sound during practice.

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