Author Archives: Josh

Listening, part 3: phrasing

As a follow-up to my previous two blog posts on listening I did a Harp Tuesday episode to try to demonstrate what exactly I mean by phrasing, or the space between the notes! I take a listen to three different … Continue reading

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Two new music videos – “Maid with the Flaxen Hair” and Grandjany’s Children’s Hour Suite

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Listening, part 2: stories

In listening, part 1, I mentioned closing one’s eyes when listening to remove the visual stimuli. This can have much more of an effect than we think, for example check out this illusion! I also talked about ignoring the sound … Continue reading

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Focused listening – part one

(this was originally sent out to my email newsletter subscribers – join my list here) Hi all, We’re often surrounded by music; it can be a soundtrack to everything we do (exercise, work, cooking, reading, watching movies, etc.) and yet … Continue reading

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Two new music videos – Alla Turca Jazz, plus Debussy’s Prelude, Clair de Lune

I recently published a music video of the tremendously fun Alla Turca Jazz and then yesterday I published a video of a performance from 2018 of the Prelude and Clair de Lune from Debussy’s Suite Bergamasque. Hope you enjoy! :)

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Recent videos!

Some recent videos, including my 2020 New Year’s Improvisation: A music video and Harp Tuesday episode on Salzedo’s Concert Variations on ‘O Tannenbaum‘: And a couple other recent Harp Tuesday episodes:

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Performing Bochsa’s Harp Concerto No. 1 at the World Harp Congress plus other news

A lost masterpiece restored; a long-held dream achieved. Bochsa’s Harp Concerto No. 1 at the World Harp Congress. Plus teaching/performing at the CNU Harp Festival and International Summer Harp Academy. I’m very excited to share with you that I’ll be … Continue reading

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Two upcoming local concerts in Dec. – Victoria and Sidney

I’ll be performing a 40 minute lunch-time concert in Victoria 12:10-12:50pm on Wednesday, Dec. 11th. St. Mary’s Church on Elgin Road in Oak Bay. And a longer evening concert on Wednesday, Dec. 18th at 7pm at St. Andrew’s Church on … Continue reading

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