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Josh Layne - Biography
Harpist/composer Josh Layne has been called a
'harp genius' and a 'consummate musician'.
He has performed extensively across Canada, the
US, and in Europe and South America and has been
praised for both his virtuosity and the
sensitivity of his playing.
Josh started composing in 2005. His
solo works for harp 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", where he talks about various
aspects of playing the harp - from your first
lesson, to in-depth looks at advanced music.
Eight years, 1 million views, and 130+ 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