March 7, 2015 at 2:00-4:00 PM
(arrive at 1:30 PM to tune)
Trinity Episcopal Church
106 Chapel Street
Fayetteville, NY 13066 A Harmony of Harps
is the Central New York Chapter of the International Society of Folk Harpers and Craftsmen, "promoting the tradition, beauty, and joy of the folk harp in all aspects, and to all ages.Current Officers:
Presidents: Jennifer Byrne
V.P.-Music Director: Deette Bunn
Secretary: Laura Jordan
Treasurer: Chris Komar
Dues: Dues are due at the first of each new year. $15, cash or check payable to "A Harmony of Harps". Our treasurer will be at the meeting or you can mail the check to him at: Chris Komar 517 Court Street Syracuse, NY 13208. Paid members receive music that is bought by the club from time to time.
Music we often use for our harp circle: Northern Lights
, ensemble music arr. by Joanne Griffin, WAFHS's Finale
, Sylvia Woods' Irish Melodies
, Scottish Songs
. Try out some of the songs and feel free to suggest them at the meeting. If you are not ready to solo, please choose a piece that you like and we will play it together. You can buy them at Sylvia Woods' web site,http://www.harpcenter.com
or at Melody's Traditional Music and Harp Shoppe; the service is quite prompt.Beginners
or anyone who plays at the beginning level -- There are two types of opportunities to get a little extra help with the music or just to have fun with the harp. "Secondary Strings"
meets a half hour before our regular meeting, but you must email Jenn , firstname.lastname@example.org every time
to let her know that you want to participate. "Thursday Harpers"
is actively meeting one Thursday each month at 1:00 in the afternoon. You need to watch the website or email Nancy Haney, email@example.com
to learn the exact date and to get directions to her house. In this group we work on harp technique, play the HoH music slowly, and play a lot of easy music just for fun (and to improve sight-reading).