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Is the Harp an Elitist Instrument?

People perceive the harp as only accessible to a privileged few, but is this true, and more importantly, does it need to be true? This is a question that”s troubled me for a while and driven the development of my online START HARP course. Yes, absolutely, an instrument costing £1000…

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Three Reasons I Love Teaching the Harp Online

Creating START HARP as an online course has opened up a whole new world to me! I”ve always enjoyed teaching but never thought I would enjoy running an online course so much. (Find out more about STARTHARP.) Why do I enjoy it? Here are my top three reasons! 1. Bringing…

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From Blue Peter to an Online Harp Course!

Since January 2016, I”ve been testing my new online course – START HARP. I”m excited to be running a course which is flexible, affordable and accessible to everyone, no matter where they live. (Find out more about START HARP.) Working hard to encourage people of all ages and musical abilities…

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Why Everyone Should Play the Harp!

The harp is, in my opinion, the GREATEST beginner instrument of all time! As long as it is in tune (which, thank goodness, due to modern technology we can do with an app on our iPhones or with an electronic tuner) the harp will sound great whatever notes you play….

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Creating an Online Harp Course: What I’ve Learned

Now that the START HARP Level 1 and 2 classes have been completed for the first time with a wonderful group of budding harpists, I know I”ve developed a rose-tinted view of what creating an online class is like! So, I thought it would be interesting to revisit some of…

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