Some wise word from Larry Goldfarb

Larry is a teacher - a fine one. His particular topic is movement, and what it takes, especially using the Feldenkrais method. But learning is learning, and this blog post from today really says it all well -

Especially today,


The antedote for our time

We have a treasure that can lift the spirit and put a smile on your face - no, it's not a harp (at least this time). Forever, one of my musical heroes has been Bobbie McFerrin. And tonight, suddenly a…

Temperature and Humidity in Wood

Joseph and I have been working this weekend on paper to illustrate the effects of humidity and temperature on your harp (or any wood) and what you should and should not worry about. Here it is for your edification, as

The Dice Game

This year I presented the Dice Game as a special topic for IMA harp school participants. Some of you got a few glimpses of this in the studio classes last year, and you helped me evolve the whole things. I…

Back to Tofino!

Workshops in Tofino are some of my favourite memories of being here on the island. And I'm happy to say, Covid willing, we're going back. Of course all this is predicated on the virus being at bay come November, or…


Harp Day at St. Peter's in Duncan

Everyone is welcome to the Summer harp day (well, harp afternoon) Sat. July 10 - 1 - 4 pm.

We'll play music you've worked on alone this year - Suo Gan and Polca del norte - and some of the…

The Summer Salon

I'm happy to announce a new "Salon" on most Friday nights at 5 pm. (Zoom) for all adults harpists within the sound of this website! (includes those who are not regular students but need some impetus to practice over the…


End of year recitals this weekend!

This is your reminder for the two recitals this weekend - youth on Saturday at 5, adults are Sunday at 5. 

Both look to be very nice concerts, so if you're looking for some nice music, join in - you're…