5th – 8th September @ UCC. Open to public.
WORKSHOPS AND MASTERCLASS
|LET THE HARPS SOUND ~ Harp for Adults and Seniors, facilitated by Katryna Tan|
Join us for a performance workshop, of sharing harp learning for adults and seniors. Enjoy their music making and stories of how music has benefited in their lifes. Harpists will also share their learning challenges and how they overcame them.
(Open to public, all adults and seniors learning harp or anyone interested in hearing the benefits of playing the harp)
|LET’S COMPOSE! ~ with Eric Watson|
Enjoy a workshop on how to be creative and compose on your instrument. Enjoy exploring news sounds on your instrument. Workshop will discuss selected compositions by students. Eric Watson will also compose a new piece together with all participants in this workshop. Let’s Compose together!
(Open to harpists and non-harpists of all ages.)
|HARP MASTERCLASS ~ with Sylvain Blassel (France)|
Open Masterclass with virtuoso harpist Sylvain Blassel.
|HARP THROUGH THE AGES ~ with Jakez Francois (France)|
|Join harp expert Jakez Francois who is not only a great maker of harps but also very knowledgeable about harps from pre-historic and it’s evolution to harps today.
With a huge collection of historic harps, Jakez will share in this workshop especially about 17th century harps, 18th century harps (where the pedal harp was first invented) and the 19th century harps (modern double action) and harps of today.