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8 things you don’t know about Remy van Kesteren

8 things you don’t know about Remy van Kesteren

 What was the moment you knew you wanted to become a harpist? When I was five years old, sitting on the swing in the garden of my mother's friend, I suddenly heard a beautiful sound through the open window upstairs. I ran up as fast as I could and...

5 things you don’t know about Ann Yeung

5 things you don’t know about Ann Yeung

 Favorite food: Something tasty still to be experienced.  The most important element of good harp technique is: Flexibility with creativity and artistry.  What was your first harp? A Lyon & Healy...

10 Things you don’t know about Susann McDonald

10 Things you don’t know about Susann McDonald

"I love to garden, play golf, read thrillers and walk and play with my dogs Baby (left, a Teacup Poodle) and Mopsy (right, a Morkie). Susann McDonald will give a masterclass on the works of Renie on Thursday, Jun 5.  What was the moment you knew...

9 things you don’t know about Sivan Magen

9 things you don’t know about Sivan Magen

Sivan Magen performs July 6 and 7 at the Lyon & Healy 150th Birthday Festival.  What was the moment you knew you wanted to become a harpist? It's hard to choose one moment —but I think I started realizing that that's really it when I finished...

10 things you don’t know about Judy Loman

10 things you don’t know about Judy Loman

Judy Loman performs on June 5 at the Lyon & Healy 150th Birthday Festival. What was the moment you knew you wanted to become a harpist? The minute I started playing.  What’s your absolute favorite piece to play on the harp...

Harp Traditions of Latin America Festival

Harp Traditions of Latin America Festival

The Orange County Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center will present a Latin American Harp Festival and Concert June 25–28, in Santa Ana, Calif. Master harpists from México, Paraguay, and Colombia, accompanied by international ensemble musicians, will present three days...

6 things you don’t know about Naoko Yoshino

6 things you don’t know about Naoko Yoshino

Naoko Yoshino performs at the closing concert on June 7 at the Lyon & Healy 150th Birthday Festival; she will also perform on June 6.  What was the moment you knew you wanted to become a harpist? I really cannot think of a specific moment....

10 things you don’t know about Carol Robbins

10 things you don’t know about Carol Robbins

Carol Robbins performs at the Lyon & Healy 150th Birthday Festival on Friday., June 6.   What was the moment you knew you wanted to become a harpist? I saw a harpist playing in a hotel in Canada on a trip with my family when I was eight. The...

10 things you don’t know about Marie-Pierre Langlamet

10 things you don’t know about Marie-Pierre Langlamet

Marie Pierre Langlamet performs at the Lyon & Healy 150th Birthday Festival on Thursday June 5 and Friday June 6.   What was the moment you knew you wanted to become a harpist? The moment I stepped into Elizabeth Fontan Binoche's (my first and...

10 things you don’t know about Angel Padilla

10 things you don’t know about Angel Padilla

Angel Padilla will perform opening night (Wed. June 4) at the Lyon & Healy 150th Birthday Festival.  What was the moment you knew you wanted to become a harpist? When I was 5 years old and I listened to my first harp concert. Nicanor Zabaleta...