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Passage: music for solo harp is now available!



My new CD Passage: music for solo harp is now available both as a digital download and as a physical CD.
Buy It Now!

I'm going to be blogging about the music on the CD (which includes three of my own original compositions). You can find that, plus listen to sound clips at www.joshlayne.com/passage




I'm performing and teaching at the Somerset Folk Harp Festival, July 20-23, 2017







100th episode of Harp Tuesday!

100 episodes! That's a big number - I feel proud of all the work that encompasses, and thankful for all of you who have come along for the ride :) For this episode I chose to talk about a subject I'd been thinking about for awhile - buying a harp:



Harp Tuesday and Skype Lessons


In November of 2010 I started a bi-weekly video series on YouTube all about playing the harp.  Topics I've covered range from "your first harp lesson" to in-depth looks at recital repertoire.  I have a blast doing it, and I invite you to take a look at the archive.

Doing the Harp Tuesday series has led to teaching lessons over the internet via Skype, which is great fun.  It can sometimes be hard to find a harp teacher in your area, and Skype lessons solve that problem!  If you're interested please visit my lessons page.


Recordings and Compositions

Explore my recordings and compositions/sheet music


The Arranging Greensleeves Project is complete!  Buy the single (mp3) for $1, or a PDF of the sheet music AND the recording for $10! My two most recent blog posts:

Somerset Harp Festival is fast approaching!

I’m performing and teaching at the Somerset Harp Festival, happening very soon on July 20-23, 2017. I’m looking forward to it very much, here’s my schedule: Thursday (July 20) I perform at 7:30 pm (25 minute set) Friday I teach … Continue reading

Catching up on Rio, part 3

Part 1 Part 2 Enjoying myself in Rio:   No selfies on the way back, but some photos from the plane: