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     Improv Expansion (Sun.)
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Accompaniment & Arranging Focus Area

Study with These Artists


janet harbison
Cynthia Cathcart

William Jackson

Deborah Henson-Conant

Kim Robertson

Carol Thompson

Michael Rooney

Nicolas Carter

Laurie Riley
Workshop Choices:

Time Workshop Presenter Level
Thurs. 1-2:30pm Scottish Sampler Kim Robertson Int.
Thurs. 3-4:30pm Carolan's Take on Baroque Cynthia Cathcart Beg-Int
Thurs. 3-4:30pm Harp Ensemble for Everybody Robbin Gordon-Cartier Any
Thurs. 3-4:30pm Jig is Up Michael Rooney Int.
Fri. 9:30-11am Arranging Shortcuts Kim Robertson Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Medieval Dance Music for Everyone Ellen Tepper Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Play the Nightingale Deborah Henson-Conant Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Taize Rhett Barnwell Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Irish accompaniment techniques Michael Rooney Int.
Fri. 1:30-3pm Storytelling with Your Harp Nicolas Carter Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Swedish Music Introduction Aryeh Frankfurter Beg-Int
Fri. 3:30-5pm Arranging Music for Therapy Laurie Riley Int
Sat. 9:30-11am Irish Slow Airs Grainne Hambly Int-Adv
Sat. 9:30-11am Modal Improvisation Kim Robertson Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Do It Yourself Rearranging Carol Thompson Beg.
Sat. 1:30-3pm Pick a Chord, Any Chord Sharon Thormahlen Beg.
Sat. 1:30-3pm Playing Harp in an Irish Session Michael Rooney Int.
Sat. 1:30-3pm Playing in an Irish Session for Other Instruments Dennis Gormley Int.
Sat. 3:30-5pm Double-strung harp: Take it to the next level Laurie Riley Int
Sat. 3:30-5pm Music Therapy using a small harp William Jackson Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Play a Pavane Ellen Tepper Beg.-Int.
Sun. 9-10:30am New Tunes with Michael Michael Rooney Int-Adv
Sun. 9-5pm Improv Expansion Sunday! Deborah Henson-Conant Any
Sun. 1-10pm Harpers' Escape at Somerset (intermediate) William Jackson Int.
Sun. 1-10pm Harpers' Escape at Somerset (beginner group) Debbie Brewin-Wilson Beg.
Sun. 1-10pm Harpers' Escape at Somerset (advanced) Grainne Hambly Adv.


Singing Focus Area

Get your voice and harp together with these workshops

janet harbison
Debbie Brewin-Wilson

Melinda Gardiner

Deborah Henson-Conant

Martha Gallagher
Workshop Choices:

Time Workshop Presenter Level
Fri. 9:30-11am Play the Nightingale Deborah Henson-Conant Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Songwriting & Creativity Martha Gallagher Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Sing & Play! Deborah Henson-Conant Any
Sat.1:30-3pm St. Hildegard of Bingen & Her Music Melinda Gardiner Any
Sat.3:30-5pm Singing Robert Burns Debbie Brewin-Wilson Any


If you find a mistake in any of these schedules pages please let me know!


Updated 7/25/17
Workshop descriptions and schedules are subject to change.