How to sit at the harp
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What do you think – how much does a harp weigh? Do harpists have to be heavy lifters? Or do you need to know some special technique to hold it properly? It is true that playing the harp does require … Read More

Moving a Harp
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There is one question that I hear all the time – “how do you move it?!”. Well, here goes a detailed explanation (9 minutes)! As you probably know, it is my very first blog entry. If you are an avid … Read More

How to avoid getting blisters when playing the harp?
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Playing the harp means a lot of hard work for our bodies. It is often the fingertips which constantly come into direct contact with the instrument that take its toll. However, there are two simple things you can do to … Read More

How to find time to practise


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I have been teaching many students who started playing the harp as adults. Very soon I noticed that there is one thing they all had in common. While they love music and are very keen to play, they often find it really … Read More

How to Improve Your Sight Reading
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Sight reading requires a certain shift in our mindset. At the very beginning of our musical education we spend a lot of time learning how to read the notes. Then we do the same when we are learning a new piece … Read More

Tuning the harp
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Tuning is for the harp what brushing is for your teeth – an easy way to make your instrument sound heavenly! By taking care of tuning the harp every time you practise you will soon become a lucky owner of an … Read More

8 Easy Ways to Help Your Child with Practice
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Most children love playing. However, not many enjoy practising, which requires a lot of attention, focus and active learning. Here are some ideas how to make it easier and more fun for them! 1) Instrument at hand Getting going is often hardest … Read More

Where can I find a harp teacher?
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Finding a harp teacher whom you can see regularly can make a huge difference to your progress. Today the internet makes your search easier than ever. There are quite a few websites where you can look for teachers living locally … Read More

How to start playing the harp?
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Starting your adventure with the harp may be easier and more affordable than you think. The only two things you will need at the beginning will be: 1) a bit of time 2) a harp Perhaps you would like your … Read More