Join the Bay Area Chapter of the American Harp Society for a weekend event with Julia Kay Jamieson.   Julia will lead rehearsals on her arrangement of Bohemian Rhapsody.   The rehearsal is at Harps Etc. in Walnut Creek, CA.  The group will perform in concert.  See below. FOR FULL INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION GO TO http://www.bacharp.org

Harps Etc. has many harps for you to use at the March 29th rehearsal.  You may need to bring a harp, music stand and bench.  It depends on how many people sign up for the workshop.  Contact Harps Etc for information on the availability of harps.  PLEASE DO BRING A MUSIC STAND, BENCH, TUNER, TUNING KEY AND THE MUSIC FOR BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY.   

March 1, 2020

at Congregation Beth Shalom in San Francisco


Dress Rehearsal 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Concert at 6:30 p.m. Featuring Julia Kay Jamieson and the harp ensemble.



Join us to find inspiration, information and and motivation at the Harps Etc. Academy Workshop Series.  Attendees of all ten workshops will receive a one time coupon conde for a 15% discount on music, strings and accessories at and in our retail location.  

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Playing in an ensemble will hone your musical skills and connect you with people who share the love of the harp.  This group is intended for adults over the age of 18 or by audition.  The ensemble plays a wide variety of music and meets weekly.  The Harp Circle will perform at the Annual Harps Etc. Potluck Open House on Saturday, Decembler 14, 2019 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Other performances are possible.  All parts are taylored to your playing ability.  

You may need to bring a music stand and bench to each rehearsal and performance. You are required to bring your tuner, tuning key, tuning microphone, and red pencil to every rehearsal. Arrive no later than 10 AM to tune your harp. Rehearsals start at 10:15 AM sharp!

Time: 10:00 AM-11:45 AM

Day: Weekly, on Wednesday, from September 11-December 11, 2019. 

Performances: Saturday, December 14, 2019, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Full Semester Fee: $325.00, plus required music. Weekly attendance is strongly recommended. If you miss a rehearsal, you must contact another ensemble member to get the notes and markings from that rehearsal. There are no refunds for missed classes and no make-up rehearsals.

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The Windsong Youth Harp Ensemble meets every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Harps Etc.  The group is open to students with at least one year of private harp lessons and are under 18 years of age.  Students with less than one year experience may audition for the ensemble.  The Fall Semester runs from Wednesday, September 11 through December 11, 2019.

Students will play a wide variety of music and have opportunities to perform at our Annual Holiday Open House and Spring Recital.  Participants will develop higher level musical and social skills while preparing them to play in other ensembles in the future.    Harp parts are arranged for all ability levels.  

No need to bring a harp.  We will use store instruments.  Please bring a tuner, tuning key, required music and a harp bench to all rehearsals.

The cost of required music is not included in the tuition and can be purchased at the first rehearsal.

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The Saturday Morning  Harp Ensemble is an intergenerational group for all students of all ages and experience levels who have had at least one year of lessons or by audition.   We meet on the THIRD Saturday of each month from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.    Students need to be able to tune their own harp.   The group will perform at least one time during the Fall Semester 2019 at the Annual Holiday Potluck on Saturday, December 14. 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  

Class Dates:

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Saturday, December 7, 2019

No need to bring your harp.  You can use a store instrument.  Please bring a tuner, tuning key, harp bench and your required music to all rehearsals.

Required music not included in the tuition and will be purchased separately.

Class will run with a minimum of six participants.

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