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Can't make it to Somerset? Then come to the
Harpers' Escape Weekend
October 7-9, 2016

 

 

 

 

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:

 

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Dennis Waring Shyamali Hauth Salieu Suso Dennis Gormley
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Anne Roos Liza Jensen Richard Ash Felice Pomeranz
Workshop Choices:

Time Workshop Presenter Level
Thurs. 1-2:30pm Day in the Life of a Therapeutic Musician Melinda Gardiner Any
Fri. 7:30am Water Workout Kathy Kasley Any
Fri. 8am Yoga in the morning 1 Shyamali Hauth Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Gregorian Modes & Psalm Tones Melinda Gardiner Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Harp Regulation & Maintenance Liza Jensen Any
Fri. 10-11am I Always Wanted to Play the Harp Robbin Gordon-Cartier Any
11am-7pm Exhibit Hall Open    
11:45am-1pm Lunchtime Concert    
11am-7pm Exhibit Hall Open    
11:45am-1pm Lunchtime Concert    
12:00pm Small Harp Tasting   Any
Fri. 12:15-1:15pm Wide World of Harp on the Web Jaque Davison Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Burn-out avoidance techniques for therapeutic musicians Laurence Furr Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Pachelbel Boot Camp Edie Elkan Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Recording Session Primer Anne Roos Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Using the Small Harp in Music Therapy William Jackson Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Appalachian Dulcimer for Everybody Richard Ash Beg.
Fri. 3:30-5pm Breton Singing & Dancing Tristan LeGovic Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Child-focused Therapeutic Harp Marcie Swift Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Performance Anxiety & Stress Reduction with yoga Shyamali Hauth Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Prevent Injury & Play Better and Faster Alfredo Ortiz Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Try the Tinwhistle Dennis Gormley Beg.
Sat. 7:30am Water Workout Kathy Kasley Any
Sat. 8am Yoga in the morning 2 Shyamali Hauth Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Body & Harp: Pain Free Hands & Arms Laurie Riley Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Marketing Your Music Business Felice Pomeranz Any
Sat. 10am Build a Harp 1 Dennis Waring Any
Sat. 10-11am I Always Wanted to Play the Harp Robbin Gordon-Cartier Any
Sat. 11:15am-12pm DIY harp maintenance 2: Tuning Liza Jensen Any
11am-6pm Exhibit Hall Open    
11:45am-1pm Lunchtime Concert    
11am-7pm Exhibit Hall Open    
11:45am-1pm Lunchtime Concert    
12:00pm Large Harp Tasting   Any
Sat. 12:15-1:15pm Wide World of Harp on the Web Jaque Davison Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Amp It Up Deborah Henson-Conant Any
Sat. 1pm Build a Harp 2 Dennis Waring Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Wedding Business Tips & Tricks Anne Roos Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Healing the Spirit Edie Elkan Any
Sat. 3:30-4:30pm Listening Room: Experience the Kora Salieu Suso Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Making It as a Therapeutic Musician Laurence Furr Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Performance Anxiety Remedies Marcie Swift Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Playing in an Irish Session for Other Instruments Dennis Gormley Int.
Sat. 3:30-5pm Sound Decisions on Amps & Sound Gear David Eisner Any
Sun. 8am Celtic Service Debbie Brewin-Wilson Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Body & Harp: Pain Free Shoulders, Back and Neck Laurie Riley Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Get Organized Felice Pomeranz Any

 

 

Professional Development

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Deborah Henson-Conant Robbin Gordon-Cartier Anne Roos Maeve Gilchrist
Workshop Choices:

Time Workshop Presenter Level
Thurs. 10am - 5pm Teacher's Symposium Robbin Gordon-Cartier Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Hone Your Therapy-Playing Skills Laurie Riley Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Art of Performing Kim Robertson Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Burn-out avoidance techniques for therapeutic musicians Laurence Furr Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Recording Session Primer Anne Roos Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Child-focused Therapeutic Harp Marcie Swift Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Noodling with Class Anne Roos Int
Fri. 3:30-5pm Performance Anxiety & Stress Reduction with yoga Shyamali Hauth Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Secrets to Practicing Maeve Gilchrist Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Teach Your Students to be their own Teacher (CANCELLED 7/13/16) Elizabeth Asmus Int-Adv
Sat. 9:30-11am Marketing Your Music Business Felice Pomeranz Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Perform with Passion Deborah Henson-Conant Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Amp It Up Deborah Henson-Conant Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Wedding Business Tips & Tricks Anne Roos Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Making It as a Therapeutic Musician Laurence Furr Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Performance Anxiety Remedies Marcie Swift Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Sound Decisions on Amps & Sound Gear David Eisner Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Wedding Performance Role-Play Anne Roos Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Get Organized Felice Pomeranz Any
Sun. 9-10:30am One-on-one with Maeve Maeve Gilchrist Any
Sun. 9am-5pm SUNDAY SPECIAL: Blues Immersion Experience Deborah Henson-Conant

 

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


 

Updated 7/13/16
Workshop descriptions and schedules are subject to change.