5 tips for navigating bass clef challenges
with No Comments

If you feel like bass clef is a struggle and takes so much longer to work out than the treble clef… it may be that you’re doing all the right things, but the way harp music is written doesn’t always … Read More

8 tips on how to complete a piece on the harp [ep 52]
with No Comments

Feeling that you’ve completed a piece and are able being able to play it fluently from beginning to the end… such a great sense of achievement! (Especially because usually it takes a while to get there). If you’re learning harp … Read More

How to stop rushing your pieces on the harp? [ep 51]
with No Comments

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]
with No Comments

“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

How to get better at memorising music on the harp? [ep 44]
with No Comments

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

Do you know your emergency exits? [ep 42]
with No Comments

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

My favourite books for reading music and sight reading on the harp [ep 41]
with No Comments

If you’ve been following me for a while, you may have heard me talking about the importance of practising reading music AWAY from your pieces. Today I’ll share with you my recommendations for books you can use in your practice! … Read More

How to get started with the metronome on the harp? [ep 40]
with No Comments

Were you recommended using the metronome in your harp practice, but are not sure how to? Or perhaps you’ve tried playing with the metronome, but it just didn’t work? Practising the harp with the metronome can be challenging (as you’ll … Read More

How to find the right metronome speed on the harp? [ep 39]
with No Comments

Not sure about what’s the right speed and metronome set up for your practice? This episode of Coffee Break Harp will show you what to do (step by step!). Resources mentioned in this episode How to get started with the … Read More

Should you change your harp fingerings… or practise and persist? [ep 38]
with No Comments

Is the fingering notation in harp music just a suggestion (that you can change) or is there a reason certain fingering is written? Learn when it’s OK to alter the fingerings in your harp pieces, and when you should persists, … Read More

1 2 3 4 10