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Beginning Folk Harp

Have you ever dreamt of playing the harp? A folk harp (also called a Celtic, lever, or Irish harp) is a beautiful, soothing instrument that anyone can learn. Playing the harp keeps both the hands and the brain actively challenged and exercised. Students will sample 3 different types of harps, learning about strings, tunings, hand and body position, lever changes, playing technique, and music reading. Classes will include warm-up exercises and learning to play traditional songs and tunes both by ear and with notated music. Students will learn to play melodies with 1 finger, and then progress to using two, three and four fingers on both left and right hands. Students will play in harmony, and compose our own music. Harps available to rent. 

Class(es): Wednesday 3:45PM – In-Person
Ages: 7-12
Instructor: Lucy Joan Sollogub