Phoenix Harp Society members were treated to 3-part workshop.
Theory 101 class first, then came the THREE CHALLENGES.
Three Challenges were initially presented and ultimately performed:
1. Write a Musical Round. 2. Harmonize 'America the Beautiful'.
3. Spruce Up Your Own Score.
The vibrant harp ensemble, s.harp.s, performed at Sagewood Retirement Community on July 9, 2019. Ensemble members were Espen and Maya Lai, Jocelyn Obermeyer, Abigail Hu and Stephen Hartman. Residents enjoyed music of George Gershwin, Frede Grofe, G.F. Handel, Carlos Salzedo and Richard Rogers. This same program was also performed at St. Joseph's Hospital in mid-town Phoenix.
Hailed by the New York Times, as "a major artist", Nancy Allen joined the New York Philharmonic in June of 1999 as Principal Harpist. She maintains a busy international concert schedule as well as heading the harp departments of The Julliard School and
Yale School of Music
Internationally recognized as one of the world's finest quartet, the American String Quartet has spent decades honing the luxurious sound for which it is famous. They are in residence at the Aspen Music Festival since 1974 and at the Manhattan School of Music in since 1984.
March 15, 2019 at 7:30PM Concert
March 16, 2019 at 10:00AM Master Class
Sponsored by the Phoenix Harp Center
Music Director Tom Peterson lead music and readings from many traditions to celebrate the need to be good to all people and all creatures, great and small.
The American Institute of Architects gave the Chapel its Award of Honor in 1957. In the sculptor's words, "As a work of art the Chapel has a universal appeal. Its doors will ever be open to one and all, regardless of creed, that God may come to life in the souls of all men and be a living reality."
"....lyrical, heart-touching music, played with delicacy, grace and skill..."
Lively interactive workshop focusing on building blocks for harp arrangements. Effective techniques show that everyone can find their own unique style for arranging Celtic Airs, Jigs and Reels. Kim's 'Art of Performing' provides essential guidelines for polishing your performances, whatever the proficiency level. Call for tickets, limited space. $25 adults, $15 Students. 602.341.4277.
An intimate afternoon recital featuring world-renown harpist Kim Robertson, presenting vibrant music from Scotland, Ireland, and America. Free admission.
Sunday October 8, 2017
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
3131 S. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
Sponsored by the Phoenix Chamber Music Society. Admission $10.