Harp Event News

Here is a list of of harp events, worldwide.

E-mail your submissions to news@harpconnection.com.


Performances, Recitals & Festivals

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Workshops, Masterclasses & Harp Camps

Spanish Peaks Harp Retreat

Spanish Peaks International Celtic Harp Retreat
An intimate harp gathering in the midst of a full Celtic Festival

Offering classes and experiences for players of all levels

Intermediate - Professional level
-Welsh and Scottish music with Kelly Stewart
Friday-Sunday Sept. 22-24

Advanced Beginner - Intermediate Level
-The Joy of Celtic Music with Jaimee Joroff
Friday Sept 22

All Levels
-Therapeutic Music for Animals with Sue Raimond
Wednesday Sept. 20 (held at a donkey sanctuary)

-"What's Next: Creative Ways to Use Your Harp" presentation by Sue Raimond
Thursday, Sept. 21

Free Events for All Levels
-Harp Circle led by Julie Norem-Hawley
-Harp and Pipe Workshop

Additional Details: spanishpeaksharpretreat.com/home.html


Competitions & Contests

20th International Harp Contest in Israel

October 15-25 2018

www.harpcontest-israel.org.il/

Required Repertoire
First Stage
I. Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) - Sonata
Choose one:
C-major Op.30 Nr.1, Op.17 Nr.4 Hob XVI-35
A flat-major, Hob.XVI:43
D-major, Hob XVI-24
g-minor, Hob.XVI-44
(Any edition)

II. Bedrich Smetana/Trnecek (1824-1884) - Vltava
(Lyra or Salvi edition)

III. Choose one:
Boris Pigovat (1952 - ) - The Wandering Stars
Haim Permont (1950 - ) - Movements & Pauses
(IMI - Israeli Music Institute)

IV. Choose one:
Carlos Salzedo (1885-1961) - Fantasy on Lara's Granada
(Lyra or Sheet Music Plus)
Manuel de Falla (1876-1946)- Spanish Dance No. 1 /Grandjany
(Lyra or Sheet Music Plus)
Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909) - Cordoba /Dulova

Second Stage
Choose one:
Nicolas Flagello ( 1928 - 1994) - Sonata
(Lyra)
Paul Patterson (1947 - ) -Spiders
(Universal Edition)

II. Pearl Chertok (1918-1981) - "Around the Clock"
(Salvi)

III. Israeli piece (to be announced in January 2018)
(IMI - Israel Music Institute)

IV. Free choice (6-8 minutes)

Third Stage
Jacques Ibert (1890-1962) - Trio for Violin, Cello & Harp
(Leduc)

II. Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) - Trio for Flute, Cello & Harp
(Edition SVITZER, edited by J. Rovinsky)
Choose one:
Hob.XV 15 G-major
Hob XV 16 D- major
Hob XV 17 F- major

Final Stage
Francois-Adrien Boieldieu (1775-1834) - Concerto in C- major
(Ricordi, Lyra or Billaudot)



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