Harp Circle 10 AM - 12 PM, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019
Doors open at 9:30 AM at Bashford United Methodist Church
329 North St, Madison WI
Bring the Summer and Winter 2018 issues (Issues #179 and #181) of the Folk Harp Journal (if you have them), your harp, tuner, and a music stand, and join us!
Visitors are welcome to all harp circles. For workshops, everyone present should pay the fee unless they are accompanying a child. If you have questions about the group or want to learn more about harping in Madison or what a harp circle is, please contact Rachel
Music swap - have any music you're no longer playing? Bring it to the next harp circle, put a sticky note with your name and how much you'd like for the music, and see if it finds a new home!
Upcoming harp events
(Milwaukee, WI), August 15-18, 2019. One of the biggest irish festivals in the country, with a dedicated harp tent!
Harps in the Glen
(West Bend, WI), August 22-25, 2018, a Retreat with Kim Robertson and Sunita Staneslow.
---Also see the list from the ISFHC
Southern Harp Festival
(Atlanta, GA), Mar 15-17, 2019. Frank Voltz, Nikolaz Cadoret (from Brittany!), Mary Jane D'Arville, Maria Luisa Rayan, and Rhett Barnwell.
The Harp Gathering
(Sauder Village in Archbold, OH), May 16-19, 2019. Another great festival for lever harp. The 2019 instructors so far are Patrice Fisher, Christa Grix, Kim Robertson, Denise Grupp-Verbon, Frank Voltz, Janet Witman, Joy Slavens, and Beth Stockdell/
Somerset Folk Harp Festival
(Parsipanny, NJ), July 18-21, 2019. One of the largest harp festivals for lever harp. Too many presenters to list here, but here's the list
Colorado's Spanish Peaks Harp Retreat
(Walsenburg, CO) Sep. 25-29, 2019. Instructors are Don Hillsberg, Maire Ni Chathasaigh (from Ireland), Sue Richards, Jaimee Joroff.Huron Harp Fest (Goderich, Ontario), Oct. 4-6, 2019. Instructors are Kim Robertson, Sharlene Wallace, Ailie Robertson, Robin Grenon & Gisele Guibord, Dominique Dodge, and Aimee Berends. You can also check out their Facebook page.