listed in alphabetical order, not by date
2013 Harp Festivals
Please note L for lever harp, P for pedal harp.
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InterHarmony International Music Festival Two
sessions in Arcidosso,Tuscany, Italy: July 3-15 and 16-28, 2013; third
session July 30-August 11, 2013 in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany (http://www.srimf.com/)
includes harp study. Harp instructor will be Kyung-Hee Kim-Sutre (http://www.srimf.com/faculty.html).
offers the opportunity to spend up to six weeks in Europe studying with an
internationally renowned faculty of many well-known soloists and chamber
musicians, includes elements of the Russian School. Private lessons,
orchestra and chamber groups, master classes, concerts, excursions.
VIII Rio Harp Festival May 1-31, 2013 in Rio de
Janeiro, Brazil. "One of the world’s biggest harp festivals...highlights the
good quality music, regardless of its background, school or era, from
medieval music to European classics, from romantic to impressionist, from
modern to contemporary Brazilians." Goal is 30 harpists from 25 countries.
2013 Summer Harp Camps
An Chúirt Chruitireachta, International Harp Festival L. June
30-July 5, 2013 at An Grianán in the village of Termonfeckin, Co Louth,
Ireland. Instructors for harpers of all levers and ages. Study all aspects
of traditional music for Irish harp. Workshops and concerts. Mentors and
tutors are drawn from the foremost figures and in the world of Irish
Harp Festival April 5-10, 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Many concerts,
workshops, sessions, classes in harp, singing, Gaelic and more. A few of the
guest artists: Mike Parker, Savourna Stevenson, Isobel Mieras, Edmar
Casteñeda, Corinna Hewat, Park Stickney.
International Harp Summer School P. 29 July
- 2 August, 2013. Part of the Advanced Summer Schools of Benslow Music.
Instructor: Danielle Perrett. This harp course is designed to help advanced
players aspiring to attain the highest levels. Informal concert on last
day. They encourage informal collaboration with the summer schools which run
alongside this course. http://www.benslowmusic.org/index.asp?PageID=644
Masterclass for Harp
with Assia Cunego L, P. 22-26 June and 3-7 August, 2013 at the
harpACademy, Sanstedt, Germany. " A
master class is - like a whole year of lessons. The days are filled with
mutual artistic stimulus and exchange, performance training, experiencing
crises and breakthroughs, special relaxation exercises for harpists, playing
and enjoyment. The final concert on the last day shows everyone’s great
progress." Director/instructor: Assia Cunego. All ages, skills, harp types.
Info on fees, registration, etc. at www.harpACademy.com.
3rd Jazz Harp Camp with Park Stickney P.
August 18-24, 2013 in Valeyres, Switzerland on a farm in a small
village. Five days of classes in small groups. For intermediate or advanced
pedal harpists over 18 years. Teaching in French and English. Registration
deadline: May 1, 2013.
Scoil na gCláirseach - Summer School of Early Irish Harp L.
August 14-20, 2013, Kilkenny School of Music, Ireland. Wire-strung harp,
music of the early Irish harpers, medieval playing techniques, Irish
Siobhán Armstrong, Ann Heymann, Andrew Lawrence-King
and Simon Chadwick.
A list of more international camps that
include harp can be found at
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