Marilyn Rummel - Harpist and Teacher - Vancouver Island and Beyond!

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Marilyn teaches harp to children and adults from Nanoose to Mill Bay, from the Nanaimo Conservatory to her home studio in Duncan in the heart of the Cowichan Valley, Come and learn to play harp!

Harp and Organ Concert in Parksville 

Know United in Parksville is running a 3 part series of Organ concerts and the second in their season will feature Janelle Nadeau, harp.  Should be a wonderful concert - more info

 

Prelude harp for sale 

Harp for Sale - There is a nice Lyon and Healy for sale in Nanaimo at a very good price - Rhonda has just emailed me to say she has reduced it to $2500. Some of these earlier ones had bad string breakage problems - I'd double check that with her. But if it is one of the ones that are good, you'd get a big and nice harp for a good price. here's her mail:

 

 tel: 250.255.1959 

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FOR SALE: 38 string Lyon and Healy "prelude" HARP in…

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the listening challenge week 3 

Samantha Ballard was one of Elizabeth's studnets at UBC. If people are learning any of Elizabeth's pices, I send them to Samantha's recordings - a great reference.

But this is the Smetana's famous Moldau.  It was written for orchestra but harp transcriptions are very popular. If you love this, you can find a zillion more people playing it on YouTube.

It could get you saving up for pedal harp - just too chromatic for levers - and I don't say that easily

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMqBvaUke6k

Home and home again! 

Just back from a wonderful week in Wells. A little smoky at times - like we've experienced here, with short bursts of clear, and of more smoke. But inside - all was wonderful!! Sunita Stanislow, Tristan le Govic, Mairi Chaimbeul all taught harp and the amazing Morag Northey taught the cello class. Grand fun was had at the Breton dancing class led by Tristan. All those up for another session of fest noz raise your left foot!

Reminder that lessons start Sept 10. NCM students, please register at the…

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World Harp Congress here we come! 

Leaving tomorrow for a sojourn to Hong Kong and China where I will be attending the World Harp Congress, and then playing a few concerts in mainland China. I'm beyond excited, and will keep you posted. The World Harp Congress is held every 3 years, in a different location. Six years ago we hosted it in Vancouver, and I'll be delighted to see what Hong Kong presents.

I am sharing photos from the trip via twitter in Hong Kong - I'll have to add my China photos when I get back as twitter is blocked there as…

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