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The January-February 2016 issue of Harp Column is off to the printer! Here’s a taste of what you can expect in this issue:

Winning Streak

Emily Levin is on a roll. The new Principal Harp with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra talks about her knack for winning auditions. Find out how Levin overcame performance anxiety to win two major jobs in the space of two months.

Warm Up for Winter

Despite the unseasonably warm temps across the land, winter weather is bound to make an entrance for many of us soon. Check out our survival guide for how to help your harp and your hands survive the cold.

Improv for One and All

Do you shrink at the thought of “winging it”? Relax and let Bernard’s Christmas arranger Megan Metheney show you how to take improvisation from intimidating to inviting with her easy-to-follow, original approach. Plus, complimentary sheet music for Metheney’s original composition “Green Harp.”


New Yorker Laura Sherman talks about making the cast recording for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton; Jaymee Haefner kicks off a new series of articles breaking down the fundamentals of playing the harp; advice on how to cure slipping tuning pins; reviews of new discs by Joanna Newsom and Park Stickney and new music from fellow harpists; Strange But True Harp Stories, and more!

Read the January-February 2016 issue of Harp Column online January 1; look for it in your mailbox soon.


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