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The art of deliberate practice

Let's define practice. Practice is at the centre of any athletic, artistic or skilled endeavour....
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Orchestral auditions

1) What does an orchestral panel expect? According to many harpists I have interviewed, the...
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The Harp Joins The Mainstream

Why is it that the harp is one of those ‘peripheral’ music al instruments? The instrument is...
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Tips on how to practice the harp

The first few practice procedures would take place away from the instrument, by looking at the...

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    An experienced, dedicated and patient teacher. Lessons are tailored to meet the individual needs of each pupil in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. I teach both those that wish to learn for fun as well as those who wish to prepare for examinations
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    Having lessons on the harp is an essential as it is such an intricate and unusual instrument to play. If you do decide to learn you will quickly begin to take pleasure in such a wonderful instrument.
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    Hello and a warm welcome to my page. I am an experienced teacher of the Flute, Piano, Harp and Music Theory. I teach students of all ages and abilities throughout the Yorkshire area.
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    I am a very enthusiastic teacher. No matter whether you are learning for fun or in order to pursue a career, I follow your personal aims. I teach in a variety of styles dependent on each students requirements. www.franbarsbyharpist.co.uk
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    My name is Jolanta and I am a professional harpist based in Essex. I hope you enjoy reading my interview answers and look forward to the opportunity to speak with you about your learning needs.
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    Learning the harp should be fun. Your harp lesson will be an all-round experience, concentrating on a strong technique, aural, theory, sight reading and the opportunity to play with others.
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  • Orchestral auditions Editor's Pick

    Solenn Grand Harp Teacher (East London) Picture 1) What does an orchestral panel expect? According to many harpists I have interviewed, the first and most crucial criteria when looking for an exceptional orchestral harpist is the quality of the sound. A warm and full sound is generally always appreciated. The second aspect which is also...
  • The art of deliberate practice Editor's Pick

    Alexander Thomas Harp Teacher (North London) Picture Let's define practice. Practice is at the centre of any athletic, artistic or skilled endeavour. Repetition and familiarity over time breeds improvement on a macro or micro level, from working on an issue of fingering in a given scale passage over one week, to general fluency peaking over a...
  • Tips on how to practice the harp Editor's Pick

    Megan Morris Harp Teacher (Cardiff) Picture The first few practice procedures would take place away from the instrument, by looking at the score. The first thing a harpist should do before playing the piece is to put in the relevant pedal changes. Pedal changes are often dismissed, especially by young harpists, but they should be a...

 

  • How to practise

    Harp Teacher (South West London) Picture One of the hardest things to do when learning an instrument is to actually learn how to practise it. Once the basics are in place - the physical difficulties of how to hold one's fingers or how to read the music, learning how to practise and analyse what is going wrong is a fantastic skill to...
  • Deliberate Practice

    Zuzanna Olbrys Harp Teacher (South West London) Picture During my studies I gained a considerable amount of knowledge regarding practice. Although I perceived my practice routines as a set of positive habits and therefore as a strong part of my musicianship, I benefited greatly from finding out how much more can be done. Firstly I would like to raise...
  • The Harp

    Harp Teacher (Stockport) Picture Did you know that the harp has over 2000 moving parts? Just like a car they are very intricate machines and are surprisingly heavy!