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2016 Guide to Fall Festivals

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...

William Jackson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

William Jackson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Scottish folk musician William Jackson was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Somerset Folk Harp Festival (July 21-24, 2016) for his far-reaching impact on Scottish traditional music. Jackson not only set an example for how Scottish...

Dutch Harp Competition Announces Contestants

Dutch Harp Competition Announces Contestants

Following a preliminary screening round, quarter finalists have been selected for the fourth biennial Dutch Harp Competition, which will take place October 12–16, 2016, in Utrecht in conjunction with the Dutch Harp Festival. Thirty-three harpists will vie for a First...

Salvi harp masterclass in Colombia

Salvi harp masterclass in Colombia

The Salvi Foundation has just announced the 14th edition of its annual Cátedra Salvi de Arpa, hosted by the National University of Colombia, in Bogotá. The Cátedra is a one-week program for Latin American harpists which provides the opportunity to come together and...

American Harp Society Foundation Awards

American Harp Society Foundation Awards

The American Harp Society Foundation will host the 2016 Anne Adams Awards and Grandjany Competition on June 3–4, 2016. The competition rounds will be held in Kresge Auditorium at the DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. Following the competition each day will be...

Guide to Spring and Summer Festivals

Guide to Spring and Summer Festivals

Spring and summer festival season will soon be upon us, so we've rounded up a list of the biggest and best harp events happening across the globe. From Tulsa, Okla. to Ancenis France, to Rio de Janeiro, something on this list is bound to appeal. Know about a festival...

Q and A with Jessica Siegel

Q and A with Jessica Siegel

Looking for a harp festival on the West Coast this spring? You're in luck. Harps Etc.'s Jessica Siegel is putting the finishing touches on the International Harp Festival, which will take place May 26–29 over Memorial Day weekend in Danville, Calif. The lineup...

Camac announces Harpes au Max festival

Camac announces Harpes au Max festival

Camac has announced details for the Harpes au Max international festival, which will take place May 13–15, 2016, in the district of Ancenis, France. The location is near Camac's factory, in Mouzeil, and in 2012 was home to the company's fortieth anniversary festival....

American Harp Society Announces 2016 Conference Lineup

American Harp Society Announces 2016 Conference Lineup

The American Harp Society has announced the lineup for its biennial National Conference, which will take place June 30–July 3 at Emory University, in Atlanta. A star-studded roster of artists will present concerts and workshops including a special tribute to Susann...

Midwest Harp Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

Midwest Harp Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

The Midwest Harp Festival has announced the lineup for their 17th festival, which will take place July 17–23, 2016. Harpists ages 9–adult at all levels are invited to participate in the week-long event, which includes workshops, harp ensembles, and concerts...