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Improv & Composing Focus Area

Study with These Artists

These workshops will help you develop your composing and improvising harp skills and specific techniques for different kinds of music.


alfredo ortiz
Alfredo Ortiz
patrice fisher
Patrice Fisher
joanna mell
Joanna Mell
kim robertson
Kim Robertson
Maeve Gilchrist
laurence furr
Laurence Furr
tomoko sugawara
Tomoko Sugawara

nikolaz cadoret
Nikolaz Cadoret


Workshop Choices:

Time Workshop Presenter Level
Fri. 9:30-11am Latin music techniques & fun effects Alfredo Ortiz Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Play the Blues Patrice Fisher Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Modal Improvisation Kim Robertson Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Rhythmic Improvisation Patrice Fisher Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Therapeutic Harp Improvisation & Synesthesia Laurence Furr Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Anything Goes: Arranging and Composing Rhett Barnwell Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Improvisation without Fear Nikolaz Cadoret Int-Adv
Sat. 9:30-11am Marvelous Modes Joanna Mell Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Ornamenting Music: First Steps in Composing Tomoko Sugawara Beg-Int
Sat. 1:30-3pm Clinical Harp & Impromptu Composing Joanna Mell Beg-Adv
Sat. 3:30-5pm Create and Compose Maeve Gilchrist Int.
Sat. 3:30-5pm Improvising on Latin Dance Tunes Patrice Fisher Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Cuban Rhythms & Spice Alfredo Ortiz Int.


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



Updated 3/5/18
Workshop descriptions and schedules are subject to change.