2016 Guide to Fall Festivals


Looking for a fall harp festival or retreat to attend this season? You’re in luck! We’ve scoured the internet to find harp events around the globe sure to motivate and inspire. Do you know about a festival we missed? Tell us, and be sure to post on our Harp Concert Calendar. Here’s what’s happening this season:

7th International Festival of Harp Suoni d’Arpa (Sounds of the Harp)

When: August 31–September 5, 2016
Where: Cuneo, Italy
Who: Jana Bouskova; Emanuele Raviol; Mara Galassi; Flora Papadopoulos; Nicoletta Sanzin; Lincoln Almada; Agatha Bocedi; Park Stickney
More infowww.associazioneitalianarpa.it/festival

Montana Harp Retreat

When: September 16–18, 2016
Where: Missoula, Mont.
Who: Frank Voltz; Kim Davidson
More infohttp://www.bigskyharpsociety.org/

Saltaire Camac Harp Weekend

When: September 16–18, 2016
Where: Saltaire, UK
Who: Nikolaz Cadoret; Eira Lynn Jones
; Rhian Evans; Alice Kirwan
More infohttp://www.cromartyartstrust.org.uk/the-harp-village-2010.asp

The Harp Village

When: September 17–18, 2016
Where: Cromarty, Scotland
Who: Corrina Hewat; Heather Downie
More infohttp://www.cromartyartstrust.org.uk/the-harp-village-2010.asp

Spanish Peaks Harp Retreat

When: September 22–25, 2016
Where: Huerfano County, Colorado
Who: Máire Ní Chathasaigh; Esther Mirjam Griffoen; Vie Lidmark
More infohttp://www.spanishpeaksharpretreat.com/

Harper’s Escape

When: October 7–9, 2016
Where: New Brunswick, N.J.
Who: Kathy DeAngelo; Debbie Brewin-Wilson; William Jackson; Eileen Ganno; Grainne Hambly
More info: www.harpersescape.com

Harp on Wight

When: October 6–10, 2016
Where: Isle of Wight, U.K.
Who: Jenny Broome; Bill Taylor; Richard Allen; Jia Peng; Ismael Ledesma; Cheyenne Brown; Mike Parker;
More info: harponwight.com

Jazz Harp Academy

When: October 13–16, 2016
Where: Utrecht, the Netherlands
Who: Park Stickney; Laura Perrudin; Kurt Schwab; Remy van Kesteren
More infohttp://harpfestival.nl/

Dutch Harp Festival

When: October 15–16, 2016
Where: Utrecht, the Netherlands
Who: Park Stickney; Sivan Magen; Remy van Kesteren; Lena Woods; Catrin Finch; Laura Perrudin; Park Hyun-Sook;
More infohttp://harpfestival.nl/

8th International Harp Festival in Katowice

When: October 18–24, 2016
Where: Katowice, Poland
Who: Xavier de Maistre
More info: http://harfa.pl

Camac Festival Marseille

When: October 21–23, 2016
Where: Marseille, France
Who: Elisa Jouve; Eline Groslot; Chantal Mathieu; Germaine Lorenzini; François Pernel; Alisa Sadikova; Alfredo Rolando Ortiz; Marie-Claire Jamet
More infohttp://www.harpblog.info/en/2016/06/camac-festival-marseille/

Bucharest Harp Festival

When: October 23–30, 2016
Where: Bucharest, Romania
Who: Viktor Hartobanu; Miruna Vidican; Bernadette Sara; Maria Bîldea; Sergiu Nastasa
More Infohttp://festivaluldeharpabucuresti.ro/

Achill International Harp Festival

When: October 28–31, 2016
Where: Achill Island, Ireland
Who: Rodgrigo Romani; Ismael Ledesma; Mary MacMaster; Gráinne Hambly; Laoise Kelly
More infohttp://achillharpfestival.ie/

Camac Festival Pasadena

When: November 11–13, 2016
Where: Pasadena, Calif.
Who: Kate Loughery; Duo Cantilena; Chantal Mathieu; Janet Harbison; Jessica Brizzuela; Lara Somogyi; Charles Overton; Addi & Jacq;
More infohttp://www.harpblog.info/en/2016/06/camac-festival-pasadena/

Prague Harp Festival

When: November 18–19, 2016
Where: Prague, Czech Republic
Who: Chantal Mathieu; Elisa Vellia
More infohttps://www.facebook.com/PragueHarpFestival/


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