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Q and A with Ray and Sue Mooers

Q and A with Ray and Sue Mooers

Dusty Strings has just unveiled a new harp model, so we figured it was time to catch up with the people behind the product, company founders Ray and Sue Mooers. We asked them to tell us more about their new harp and other things. What prompted you to design a concert...

Q and A with Lynne Aspnes

Q and A with Lynne Aspnes

The American Harp Center, founded by Lynne Aspnes, enters its second season in July. Aspnes hopes the idyllic Northern Michigan location will be a place where "pressures of external evaluation are removed from the equation," and harpists can "pursue their own...

Q and A with Isobel Mieras on the Edinburgh Harp Festival

Q and A with Isobel Mieras on the Edinburgh Harp Festival

The Edinburgh International Harp Festival kicks off on April 4th. We asked Joint Artistic Adviser Isobel Mieras to tell us more about this year's event. What are you most looking forward to about this year's festival? I am looking forward to the sheer diversity of the...

Q and A with Nawid Salimi

Q and A with Nawid Salimi

Did you know there is such a thing as the World Doctors Orchestra? Neither did I until a friend called to see if I could play with the international group a few years ago when they were giving a concert in the U.S. and needed a harpist. These days they don't have to...

Q and A with Catrin Finch

Q and A with Catrin Finch

http://youtu.be/NsoOs5ITLEM Catrin Finch has just released a new CD, Lullabies, on the Deutsche Grammophon label. Read on for her thoughts about the project. So, tell us about Lullabies Lullabies is a recording of children's classics and favourites, as well as some...

Q and A with Benjamin Attahir

Q and A with Benjamin Attahir

Yesterday the USA International Harp Competition announced French composer Benjamin Attahir as the winner of their 2012 composition contest. (Read more.) Kudos to the USAIHC for sponsoring the contest and tying in the composition element to the performance aspect of...