Category Archives: Learning

Harp Tuesday episode 55 is up! A look at pedal changes

In this episode of Harp Tuesday I take a look at pedal changes, with a bird’s eye view of how I change pedals, plus a simple exercise to help familiarize your feet with the pedals!    

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Sunday Spotlight – Jan. 27, 2013

Hi everyone, Time for another spotlight! This week, I’m spotlighting the “Choir” series of documentaries.  Featuring choirmaster Gareth Malone, these are delightful and uplifting shows that remind us how wonderful it is to sing, and how we can all sing … Continue reading

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Episode 47 of Harp Tuesday is up!

In this episode I offer a look at my own attempts to play a better 4-fingered trill – hopefully you may get some ideas of different ways to approach things on which you’re currently working!  

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Learning the Violin – my journey so far (part 2)

First Steps: I love the piano; if I didn’t play the harp, I’d want to play the piano.  I like the sound, but more importantly I want to be able to play harmony – a bunch of notes at the … Continue reading

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Learning the Violin – my journey so far (part 1)

I’m learning the violin, and I want to blog about the process.  I’m going to start by writing about the journey that’s led me to where I am right now. For that, I’m going to go way back to 1992.  … Continue reading

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States of learning – being overwhelmed

I like thinking about learning, and how it happens.  I try and observe my own learning closely, since it’s the only time I can actually be inside someone’s head as learning occurs.  Recently I had a couple experiences that reminded … Continue reading

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