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Lectures/Demos etc. Focus Area:
What's Open to Non-harping Companions

You and your registered non-playing companion have a large selection of interesting lectures and forums and other stuff you can attend. All lectures are also open to the general public with a paid admission as noted on our registration page. Lecture workshop descriptions are marked with Open to Companions. See the schedule list below and click on the list to read the full description. You can see that there's plenty for your non-harping companion to do at Somerset. Some of the presenters are:

 

dennis waring
Dennis Waring
shyamali hauth
Shyamali Hauth
salieu suso
Aryeh Frankfurter

Dennis Gormley
gerri serviente
Laurie Riley

Liza Jensen

Nicolas Carter
felice poimeranz
David Eisner
Workshop Choices:

Time Workshop Presenter Level
Fri. 7:30am Water Workout Kathy Kasley Any
Fri. 8am Sunrise Yoga 1 Shyamali Hauth Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Body & Harp: Pain Free Hands & Arms Laurie Riley Any
Fri. 10-11am I Always Wanted to Play the Harp Robbin Gordon-Cartier Beg.
Fri. 9:30-11am Songwriting & Creativity Martha Gallagher Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Taize Rhett Barnwell Any
11am-7pm Exhibit Hall Open    
Fri. 11:30am DIY harp maintenance 1: Knot Tying Liza Jensen Any
11:45am-1pm Lunchtime Concert    
11am-7pm Exhibit Hall Open    
11:45am-1pm Lunchtime Concert    
Fri. 12pm Harp Tasting: Small Event Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Making It as a Therapeutic Musician Laurence Furr Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Music Theory: It's Not Rocket Science Edie Elkan Beg.
Fri. 1:30-3pm Prevent Injury & Play Better and Faster Alfredo Ortiz Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Storytelling with Your Harp Nicolas Carter Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Weddings from Soup to Nuts Robbin Gordon-Cartier Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Ask Me Anything Kim Robertson Adv.
Fri. 3:30-5pm Bedside Harp Special Moments Edie Elkan Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm DIY Music Business Lisa Lynne Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Performance Anxiety & Stress Reduction with yoga Shyamali Hauth Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Try the Tinwhistle Dennis Gormley Beg.
Fri. 10pm Somerset's Got Talent Event
Sat. 7:30am Water Workout Kathy Kasley Any
Sat. 8am Sunrise Yoga 2 Shyamali Hauth Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Body & Harp: Pain Free Shoulders, Back and Neck Laurie Riley Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Build a Harp 1 Dennis Waring Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Composing & Arranging Tips & Tricks Michael Rooney Int-Adv.
Sat. 9:30-11am Day in the Life of a Therapeutic Musician Melinda Gardiner Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Harp Regulation & Maintenance Liza Jensen Any
Sat. 10-11am I Always Wanted to Play the Harp Robbin Gordon-Cartier Beg.
Sat. 9:30-11am Metronome is Your Friend Sharon Thormahlen Beg
11am-6pm Exhibit Hall Open    
Sat. 11:30am DIY harp maintenance 2: Tuning Liza Jensen Any
11:45am-1pm Lunchtime Concert    
11am-7pm Exhibit Hall Open    
11:45am-1pm Lunchtime Concert    
Sat. 12pm Harp Tasting: Large Event Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Gear Up! Deborah Henson-Conant Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Mindfulness Now! Edie Elkan Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Perform with Confidence Lisa Lynne Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Playing in an Irish Session for Other Instruments Dennis Gormley Int.
Sat. 3:30-5pm Body, Mind and Instrument Shyamali Hauth Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Build a Harp 2 Dennis Waring Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Music Therapy using a small harp William Jackson Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Play Harp Without Fear Rhett Barnwell Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Recording Basics Aryeh Frankfurter Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Singing Robert Burns Debbie Brewin-Wilson Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Sound Decisions on Amps & Sound Gear David Eisner Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Therapeutic Music & Native American flutes Laurence Furr Any
Sat. 10pm Irish Session Grainne Hambly Any
Sun. 8am Celtic Service Debbie Brewin-Wilson Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Prevent Injury & Play Better and Faster Alfredo Ortiz Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Professionals’ Toolbox: Working Well with Others Sunita Staneslow Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Using Harp with Children Laurence Furr Any

 

Professional Development


Deborah Henson-Conant
robbin gordon-cartier
Robbin Gordon-Cartier
gerri serviente
Anne Roos

Maeve Gilchrist
Workshop Choices:

Time Workshop Presenter Level
Fri. 9:30-11am Creating Music for Therapeutic Settings Lisa Lynne Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Secrets to Practicing Maeve Gilchrist Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Making It as a Therapeutic Musician Laurence Furr Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Sing & Play! Deborah Henson-Conant Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Weddings from Soup to Nuts Robbin Gordon-Cartier Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Ask Me Anything Kim Robertson Adv.
Fri. 3:30-5pm DIY Music Business Lisa Lynne Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Composing & Arranging Tips & Tricks Michael Rooney Int-Adv.
Sat. 9:30-11am Day in the Life of a Therapeutic Musician Melinda Gardiner Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Twelve-Minute Mentor Deborah Henson-Conant Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Gear Up! Deborah Henson-Conant Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Perform with Confidence Lisa Lynne Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Play Harp Without Fear Rhett Barnwell Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Recording Basics Aryeh Frankfurter Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Sound Decisions on Amps & Sound Gear David Eisner Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Therapeutic Music & Native American flutes Laurence Furr Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Professionals’ Toolbox: Working Well with Others Sunita Staneslow Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Using Harp with Children Laurence Furr Any

 

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


 

Updated 5/15/17
Workshop descriptions and schedules are subject to change.