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Festival Dates...
May 18, 2017 Optional Extra Day
May 19-21, 2017 Regular Festival

The Harp Gathering, Folk Harp Festival
2017 Performer/Instructors!!!

Tip of the Week...

Check in weekly for tips and tricks from the pros!

Tip: Have you ever sat behind your harp to practice and nothing goes right? It just seems that you can’t hit that note? You have it in the wrong key? Well, you need to accept the fact that sometimes your harp just doesn’t want to be played. Don’t force your practice time when it gets into one of those ‘moods’. Just walk away and come back to it another time.

-Lynda Kuckenbrod

Tip: Take advantage of those few extra minutes you have while waiting for your ride or waiting for your spouse! Sit down at the harp and work out a difficult passage, or improvise a little on a I, vi, ii, V, I chord progression. Perhaps you will find the beginning of a brand new composition!

-Denise Grupp-Verbon

 

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10/12/16

New Tips and The 2017 Registration Forms Are Now Posted!!!

A quick note to let all of you eager Harp Gatherlings know that the 2017 registration forms are now posted and ready for you to register for our 10th Anniversary Harp Gathering (sure to be an absolute blast...as always!!!).

Also, new Tips of the Week are posted and awaiting your perusal!

Don't forget to make your reservations at the Sauder Village, Heritage Inn as our block of rooms are filling up quick! For room reservations call (800) 590-9755 or (419) 445-6408 and let them know you're with the Harp Gathering - Booking ID# 6571.

Finally, Denise's Thursday night workshop is entitled "Are You Listening?" Sounds like another great workshop along with the tradtional pizza party and harp circle...what a great way to kick off our 10th Anniversary so do be sure to come because we are always SUPER FUN - HeeHeeHee!!!!

That's it for now...as always, we look forward to seeing you at the 10th Anniversary of the Harp Gathering!

 

9/28/16

New Tips for all of you Harp Gatherlings!!!

OK, so there are 2 new "Tips of the Week," posted above, for all of you faithful Harp Gatherlings.

Also, we have been getting asked, a lot earlier then usual, about when the registration forms for the 10th Anniversary Harp Gathering, in 2017, are going to be available. The quick answer is...we are working on them now and they should be ready by sometime next week. In the meantime however... Do reserve your room at the Sauder Village, Heritage Inn as soon as possible... I have been informed that rooms are booking fast (We almost booked every room at the Heritage Inn this past year - WooHoo!!!). For room reservations call (800) 590-9755 or (419) 445-6408 and let them know you're with the Harp Gathering - Booking ID# 6571. Room rates are economically priced: Standard $102.00 per night (plus tax) / Deluxe $124.00 (plus tax) and both are just beautiful, for any of you Harp Gatherlings that haven't attended before (and they're still as beautiful for all of you who have attended - HeeHee)! In addition to those gorgeous rooms, you can swim in the crystal clear indoor pool, hang out in the game room or take a stoll through the historic Sauder Village with reduced tickets specially priced for Harp Gathering registrants and their companions!

Well, that's about it for now and as always, we look forward to seeing you at the 10th Anniversary of the Harp Gathering!

 

9/8/16

At last some New Tips and Even More New Teacher Listings!!!

Well, I do apologize for my tardiness in getting some new tips and tricks posted (I got in trouble from the bosses Denise and Kim...very Heavy Sigh and sad face!!!).

Also, check out or Harp Teacher Finder page as I've also posted a couple new listings and the Concerts page is updated with our performers and the night they will be performing...WooHoo!!!

That's all for now and as always, we look forward to seeing you at the 10th Anniversary of the Harp Gathering!

 

8/13/16

More New Tips and Many More New Teacher Listings!!!

New "Tips of the Week" posted at the top of this page and many new harp teacher listings on our Harp Teacher Finder page.

Keep checking back lots because there is always more to come...WooHoo!!!

We look forward to seeing you at the 10th (yes, I did say 10th!!!) Anniversary of the Harp Gathering!

 

8/7/16

New Tips and New Teacher Listings!!!

A quick note to let all of you Harp Gatherlings know that there are new "Tips of the Week" up and we have added some new harp teacher listings on our Harp Teacher Finder page.

Keep checking back as we will be adding more all the time!

We look forward to seeing you at the 10th Anniversary of the Harp Gathering!

 

7/9/16

Thanks For The Memories....Now on to Harp Gathering 2017!!!

On to making plans for the 10th anniversary Harp Gathering in 2017 but for now, here are some highlights of the 2016 Harp Gathering...enjoy!!!

As always, we look forward to seeing you at The Harp Gathering!!!

 

6/30/16

Getting Started on Harp Gathering 2017, our 10th Anniversary - WooHoo!!!

So, we had an absolutely fantastic Harp Gathering this year (2016)! We got lots of great feedback from everyone and we are so pleased that all of you had such a wonderful time, it makes it worth the effort!!!

Everyone here at Harp Gathering H.Q. are back at it, hard at work, to plan for an extra special 10th Anniversary Harp Gathering in 2017. Can you believe it...and we are only 321 days away as of this writing!!!

The 2017 Harp Gathering performers are Richard Ash, Aislinn Gagliardi, Lynda Kuckenbrod, Kim Robertson, Cynthia Shelhart, Tapestry (Denise & Michael Grupp-Verbon, yours truly!), Harper Tasche, Sharon & Dave Thormahlen, and Mr. Frank Voltz. Be sure to check out the Instructor/Talent page for Bio information as all of these instructors and performers are all top shelf talent!!!

We will be doing lots of updating on the website so keep checking back often to stay informed about what we are up to.

As always, we look forward to seeing you at The Harp Gathering!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!