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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

Liza Jensen

Dennis Gormley
gerri serviente
Anne Sullivan
jocelyn obermeyer
Jocelyn Obermeyer

karen peterson
Karen Peterson
nikolaz cadoret
Nikolaz Cadoret
Workshop Choices:

Time Workshop Presenter Level
Thurs. 1-2:30pm Therapeutic Harp in Healthcare Edie Elkan Any
Fri. 7:30am Water Workout Kathy Kasley Any
Fri. 8am Sunrise Yoga 1 Shyamali Hauth Any
Fri. 10-11am I Always Wanted to Play the Harp Karen Peterson Beg.
11am-7pm Exhibit Hall Open    
Fri. 11:30am-12:15pm DIY harp maintenance 1: Knot Tying Liza Jensen Any
11:45am-1pm Lunchtime Concert    
Fri. 12-1pm Harp Tasting: Small Event Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Expand Your Playing Field Jocelyn Obermeyer Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Harpist, Heal Thyself! Edie Elkan 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 Build a Harp 1 Dennis Waring Any
Sat. 10-11am I Always Wanted to Play the Harp Robbin Gordon-Cartier Beg.
11am-7pm Exhibit Hall Open    
11:45am-1pm Lunchtime Concert    
Sat. 11:30am-12:15pm DIY harp maintenance 2: Tuning Liza Jensen Any
Sat. 12-1pm Harp Tasting: Large Event Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Build a Harp 2 Dennis Waring Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Electric Harp & You Nikolaz Cadoret Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Music of Thomas Moore Janet Witman Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Therapeutic Music Research Update Jocelyn Obermeyer Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Harp Regulation & Maintenance Liza Jensen Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Playing in an Irish Session for Other Instruments Dennis Gormley Int.
Sat. 3:30-5pm Prevent Injury & Play Better and Faster Alfredo Ortiz Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Sound Decisions on Amps & Sound Gear David Eisner Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Virtual Success: Making Music Online Anne Sullivan Any
Sat. 5:30-7pm Saturday Night Banquet ticket holders only Event Any
Sat. 10pm Irish Session Event Any
Sun. 8am Celtic Service Debbie Brewin-Wilson Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Striking Harps in Castles and Museums Nancy Hurrell Any

 

Career

gerri serviente
Anne Sullivan
robbin gordon-cartier
Robbin Gordon-Cartier
gerri serviente
Patrice Fisher
gerri serviente
Maeve Gilchrist
Workshop Choices:

Time Workshop Presenter Level
Thurs. 1-2:30pm Therapeutic Harp in Healthcare Edie Elkan Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Compleat Harpist Rhett Barnwell Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Music for Shabbat & Jewish Weddings Sunita Staneslow Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Expand Your Playing Field Jocelyn Obermeyer Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Secrets to Effective Practicing Maeve Gilchrist Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Teacher's Symposium: Practical Teaching Guide #1 Robbin Gordon-Cartier Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Contemporary Cool Nancy Hurrell Int-Adv
Sat. 9:30-11am Storytelling & Performance Alfredo Ortiz Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Electric Harp & You Nikolaz Cadoret Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Therapeutic Music Research Update Jocelyn Obermeyer Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Getting Past Your Mistakes Sunita Staneslow Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Sound Decisions on Amps & Sound Gear David Eisner Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Teacher's Symposium: Practical Teaching Guide #2 Robbin Gordon-Cartier Any
Sat. 3:30-5pm Virtual Success: Making Music Online Anne Sullivan Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Amplification & Recording Strategies Patrice Fisher Any

 

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


 

Updated 3/2/18
Workshop descriptions and schedules are subject to change.