Equally at home performing in a jazz club or on a concert stage, Charles Overton marches to the beat of his own drummer—even when that beat has him turn down acceptance to Juilliard. —by Kimberly Rowe
We take a closer look at six successful public school harp programs around the United States. —by Kela Walton
Quick stats on the six public school harp programs we profile; plus, how do they get all those harps?
A look at some high profile public school program alumni.
Musicians’ ears are under constant assault. We explain how your hearing works and how to protect your most valuable sense. —by Louisa Ellis Woodson
Author Louisa Ellis Woodson follows a new path.
Going back to school.
Musical short cuts versus the longer, more scenic route
Philadelphia freelancer Elizabeth Steiner kicks off our new series on navigating the early years of a harp career.
Why is it important to change worn out strings before a regulation?
The Alchemy; Elements: Gwyneth Wentink, harp; George Brooks, saxophone; Kala Ramnath, violin and vocals. Earth Brother Music, 2018.
Rachel Talitman, harp; Jean-Marc Fessard, Adrien Eble, clarinet; oboe, Ensemble Mendelssohn. Harp & Co., 2018.
Jan Jennings reviews new original solos for lever and pedal harp.
—by Mary Ellen Holmes The call came Tuesday for the Friday gig. “Would you consider playing for our preschool graduation?”…
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Harpist, arranger, composer, pedagogue, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother —by Jacquelyn Bartlett At nearly 104 years old, Mary Bartlett practiced her harp…