How to stop rushing your pieces on the harp? [ep 51]
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If you’re learning a song you heard many times before you took it to the harp, chances are you may end up trying to play it faster than you can, RUSHING, and making mistakes. In this episode you’ll learn how … Read More

“The Ash Grove” harp arrangement [ep 50]
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“The Ash Grove” is a traditional Welsh folk song. The melody has been set to a number of various lyrics, including this popular English version: The ash grove, how graceful, how plainly ’tis speaking The harp through its playing has … Read More

7 signs you need to slow down [ep 49]
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If you want to play without mistakes, finding the right speed is the key. And that’s true both when you’re learning something new, putting sections of a piece together and also when you’re getting ready playing to perform. Time to … Read More

How to avoid buzzing on the harp? [ep 48]
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Even if you only played a harp for a little while, you probably already know how annoying buzzes can be! There are a few different reasons behind buzzing and they each may require a different approach. In today’s video you’ll … Read More

Are you guilty of this bad habit? – Coffee Break Harp 47
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When it comes to bad habits and the harp, I think that this is one of the hardest to eliminate! It can be really hard to notice that you’re doing it, especially if you learn to play the harp on … Read More

How to get started with RAISING? [ep 46]
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Raising arms while playing is definitely not something you have to worry about early on with your journey in the harp, and in today’s episode I will explain why. But I know that when you watch a lot of harp … Read More

5 tips on when to memorise your music [ep 45]
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If you watched my previous video on myths about playing from memory, you already know that you don’t have to memorise your pieces to perform them well… but in some situations being able to play a piece without a score … Read More

How to get better at memorising music on the harp? [ep 44]
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Do you find memorising music easy when you’re not trying to… and then almost impossible when you’re attempting to do it consciously? If you answered “yes”, this episode is for you! In this episode you will learn… why you’re more … Read More

Myths about memorising music – are they holding you back? [ep 43]
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Did you know that if you performed somebody else’s piece 400 years ago… playing from memory would have been considered disrespectful to the composer? Today we agree that this is not true, but we are still surrounded by many other … Read More

Do you know your emergency exits? [ep 42]
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What happens when you make a mistake? Do you go back a bar, start from the beginning of a line… or do you go all the way back to the beginning of a piece? Everybody makes mistakes Playing the harp … Read More

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