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The International Harp Festival returns to the San Damiano Retreat Center in the beautiful hillside town of Danville, CA, May 25 - 29, 2017.

In 2017 you can look forward to:

  • Daily classes in tracks geared specifically to the beginning, intermediate and advanced players that build on the material presented the previous day.

  • Two special seminars covering Teaching Tactics and Performance, designed for advanced students, teachers, and anyone interested in beginning a performing or teaching career or taking it to the next level.

  • Internationally acclaimed artists and presenters to educate, motivate and inspire you.

  • Classes for both the pedal and non-pedal player covering a wide range of topics including musical composition, editing and arranging, Celtic and world music, modal improvisation, playing expressively,  jazz, working with composers, and more.

  • Nightly concerts spanning musical styles from Bach to Bebop, World Sounds and Celtic Music. 

  • A mid-day break to nap, take a walk in the surrounding gardens and hillside trails, play in casual harp jams or do yoga and other Healthy Harpist exercises.

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Friday, May 26 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Mixed Meter Mastery LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Does swapping between 7/8 and 3/2 give you a headache? This workshop introduces exercises from eurhythmics for swiftly adapting to meter change and gracefully performing mixed-meter passages. It gives you concrete exercises to practice at home so you feel confident and secure moving seemlessly between meters.

Presenters
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Jennifer Ellis

Harp
All things harp, new music, improvisation, community engagement, and social justice.


Friday May 26, 2017 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Fireside Lounge

Attendees (8)