Seattle Rock Orchestra Summer Intensive Camp. July 14th-19th at Kirkland Performance Center. Open to Middle and High School instrumentalists. Rehearse and perform songs from across pop and rock music history. Harpists wanted! Additional Information Here.
Evergreen Music Festival. July 15th-19th at Pacific Lutheran University. A week long intensive orchestra training camp. Younger musicians meet for daily classes and rehearsals. The program is designed for young string, woodwind, brass & percussion players. String students entering grades 3-8 in the upcoming school year need a minimum of one (1) year experience. Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion students entering grades 6-8 need a minimum one (1) year experience. Session I EMF initiates, enhances & furthers abilities & appreciation of orchestral music. Studies include music elements and history, technique building exercises, section rehearsals, lecture/recital demonstrations, performance opportunities and a concert. Additional Information Here.
Seattle Rock Orchestra Summer Intensive Camp. July 22nd-27th at the Moore Theatre, Seattle. Open to Middle and High School instrumentalists. Rehearse and perform songs from across pop and rock music history. Harpists wanted! Additional Information Here.
Musicians entering grade 9 and above (through age 21) in the upcoming academic school year are invited to apply. Audition tapes may be required depending on the instrument. Audition materials will be provided upon receipt of your application.
The live-in festival attracts the talented, motivated and pre-professional young musician for a comprehensive program of summer music study and performance. Musical studies include chamber music, orchestra rehearsals, masterclasses, orchestral techniques, visiting and live-in artists, section coaching, form analysis, music elements and history classes, daily concerts, faculty and student recitals.
The Central Washington University campus features outstanding instructional and recreational facilities as well as modern residence and dining accommodations. It is located in sunny Ellensburg, Washington. This state of the art music facility is an inspirational setting for creativity.
Attention all harpers! We are so excited to welcome the charming and talented Ingrid Henderson as our clarsach presenter at Feis 2019.
Feis Seattle (Slighe nan Gaidheal) is a festival of the Scottish Gaelic language and culture. Daily classes and workshops with harpist Ingrid Henderson. Additional Information Here.
Wylde Thyme Celtic Trio will perform Music of the British Isles on Sunday, June 23, at 3pm at Puyallup United Methodist Church, 1919 W. Pioneer Ave, Puyallup. Ruthann Ritchie, Harp; Erin Durrett, Voice; Lauri Lindberg, Flute; and Helen Pendergast, Irish Dancer will perform. This concert is part of the Puyallup Music & Arts Concert Series. Free.
The Cascade Conducting Masterclass will conclude with a public concert featuring Stravinsky's Firebird Suite and Debussy's Prelude on the Afternoon of the Faun, among others. Sarah Ioannides, the conductor of Symphony Tacoma, will be leading a Conducting Masterclass with members of the Tacoma Symphony. Located at Lagerquist Concert Hall, Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma. For additional details and to register for the conducting masterclass program, view registration.
Summer Institute is a networking and learning opportunity for harpists of all levels to participate in a National American Harp Society event. University of North Carolina School for the Arts, Winston-Salem, NC. Register. $145.00-$195.00 excluding travel and lodging. Must be an active National AHS member.
The Puget Sound Folk Harp Society is offering a 3-day summer folk harp retreat of informal hands-on moderated sessions. Offered Friday, June 7th through Sunday, June 9th. Located at the Bachelor Officers' Quarters (BOQ) at Camp Casey on Whidbey Island. Additional details and registration. $115.
A whimsical musical exploration courtesy of Seattle Symphony Principal Harp Valerie Muzzolini, designed to introduce kids ages three to five to the families of string and percussion instruments in the orchestra. Events at 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM. Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street, Seattle. Tickets $12.
Featuring Latin-American music, including a vocalist, singing Habanera Gris. Schneebeck Concert Hall at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. Free.
Featuring Harpist-composer Leslie McMichael, and Barbara McMichael on viola. Event is a benefit for the Kent Youth and Family services. Kent Lutheran Church, 336 2nd Avenue South, Kent. Tickets $5-$10.
This sponsored talk by the Greater Seattle Chapter of the American Harp Society features topics on lever and pedal harp tuning, safe cleaning methods for the harp, professional techniques for replacing wire strings, moving your harp safely with a dolly, and transporting your harp. Steve Moss will be scheduling regulations from February 19-24 by appointment. Please contact Susi Hussong to make arrangements.