Harp Tuesday Weekends AND Season 5 of Harpist in the Wild start today!

Hello from Rome! A busy day today, with the September sessions of Harp Tuesday Weekends starting in a little under 6 hours from now, plus the launch of Season 5 of Harpist in the Wild!

Arpeggios and Bach

There’s still time to join in for Harp Tuesday Weekends, with four 1 hour sessions every Saturday, Sep. 2 through Sep. 23rd. The two main things we’ll focus on are arpeggios and learning Bach’s beautiful Gavotte en Rondeau (with versions for lever or pedal harp). Plus etudes and more (for example today I will talk a bit about performing).

Details at www.joshlayne.com/weekends – see you soon!

Harpist in the Wild, “Down Under” premieres today!

Welcome to season 5 of Harpist in the Wild! This season will feature episodes filmed in New Zealand, Australia, and Japan. 9 episodes in total, with a new episode premiering every Saturday.

I will be releasing the episodes in the order that they were filmed, save for this very first episode (premiering today). I wanted to start with one of my own compositions as the final episode of this season will also feature one of my compositions.

So I will start with Forgotten Summer, filmed atop a boulder near Horsham, Australia, before heading to New Zealand with next week’s episode to pick up the start of my travels from earlier this year.

Meanwhile I’m having an amazing time in Italy, including doing a last minute concert at a wonderful courtyard location on Wednesday:

And yesterday taking my little Harp E to film out and about in Rome with many good adventures:

I will write again soon, thanks as always for reading!