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What To Do On Your Music Exam Day?

Exam days can be very daunting. How can one person decided on your performance level within 20...
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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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Orchestral auditions

1) What does an orchestral panel expect? According to many harpists I have interviewed, the...
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The History of the Harp in a Nutshell

What defines a harp? It is a triangular instrument in which the strings are perpendicular to the...

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  • Tori Handsley Amersham, HP7 Gold Member

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    I am available to teach piano & harp. (A.L.C.M). I have performed internationally with artists including Nigel Kennedy and I am an active part of the music scene which adds to my versatility and skills to offer.
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    I'm a teacher, performer, and composer of clarsach/harp, piano and fiddle based in Glasgow. I am involved in teaching, leading and assisting children's workshops along with teaching and tutoring on a one-to-one basis for both children and adults.
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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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    I am a professional harpist based in London, and it is my great pleasure to teach anyone who wish to learn the harp. You have decided to play the harp? This is amazing, you are about to start a life-long journey, challenging, meanfull and fulfilling.
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    My name is Marged Hall and I am a Welsh Harpist living and working in South Wales. I am an encouraging and patient teacher who enjoys sharing the joy and beauty of the harp with my students.
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    I have taught piano & theory in between bringing up a family for many years (harp has been a more recent addition). I welcome all ages and abilities, and believe music has so much to offer in enriching our lives.
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  • What To Do On Your Music Exam Day? Editor's Pick

    Kinga Was Harp Teacher (Birmingham) Picture Exam days can be very daunting. How can one person decided on your performance level within 20 minutes? As musicians we spend our lives preparing for exams just to turn up on the day and be so nervous that you forget half the notes. I have gone through many exams, whether they were ABRSM...
  • Orchestral auditions Editor's Pick

    Solenn Grand Harp Teacher (North 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

    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

    Harriet Adie 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...