Category Archives: Harp Tuesday

Music video – Tournier’s “Etude de Concert”, plus catching up on Harp Tuesday

Marcel Tournier’s Etude de Concert (Au Matin) is beautifully expressive piece that’s also lots of fun to play. As well as this performance, I just posted a Harp Tuesday episode on it: And speaking of Harp Tuesday, lets catch up … Continue reading

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3 tips for memorizing music

This week’s Harp Tuesday episode: Practice in sections Analyze the piece Test yourself

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Two new Harp Tuesday episodes (and a music video!)

First, a music video: Here’s the accompanying Harp Tuesday episode on “Au Bord de Ruisseau”: And this week’s episode:

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This week’s Harp Tuesday episode – what is the difference between 3/4 and 6/8 time signatures?

The time signatures of 3/4 and 6/8 both contain a total of six 8th notes. So what is the difference between them?? This is a question I’ve often been asked by students, and in this video I attempt to answer. … Continue reading

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Two new Harp Tuesday episodes

First, a look at the process of recording yourself, listening back, and refining and shaping a piece of music: And then a look at the technique of muffling a string before changing a lever:

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Happy New Year! My 2022 New Year’s Improv, plus a new Harp Tuesday episode and a conversation with Victoria@Talking Harps

Since 2016 I’ve been welcoming in the new year with a short improvisation on Jan. 1. Here’s 2022’s: And I published the first Harp Tuesday episode of 2022 last Tuesday: And finally, I loved getting a chance to sit down … Continue reading

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The last two Harp Tuesday episodes of 2021

An in-depth look at my transcription of a beautiful Chaconne by Handel (HWV 448) plus the start of a new composition. Thanks for watching and I’ll see you on January 11th for the first Harp Tuesday episode of 2022!

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Dec. 18th live-stream concert! Plus a reminder about the live-stream event today.

On Saturday, Dec. 18th, I will be doing a holiday concert – some Bach, some Christmas music, some of my own compositions, and more! I hope you can join me. Tickets are pay what you want (with a suggestion of … Continue reading

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