Harpist/composer Josh Layne has been called a 'harp genius' and a
'consummate musician'. He has performs extensively across Canada,
the US, and in Europe and South America and has been praised for both
virtuosity and the sensitivity of his playing.
Josh started composing about in 2005. His solo works for
Passage (2005) and Rhapsody(2007)
were both selected and performed at the Sonic
Boom festival of new music in Vancouver.
In the spring of
2013 he released his fourth CD of solo harp music. Called Passage: music for solo harp it
features three of Josh's original compositions.
In the fall of 2010 Josh's passion for teaching led him to start a
biweekly video series on YouTube
called "Harp Tuesday",
talks about various aspects of playing the harp - from your first
lesson, to in-depth looks at advanced music. Seven years and 120+
episodes later and Harp Tuesday
is the premier freely available resource for learning the harp on the
web today. You can find him on
YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/joshlayne77