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Customized Workshops

Customized Workshops for your harp circle

Welcome to one and all (well not all, the limit is six people) who would like to participate in this trial run of Harp & Story workshop. 

What we will do

Each session we will

  • Start out with a warm up to relax our hands and tune us up

  • Look at one harp technique and one storytelling technique.

  • Finish with some ideas and exercises to work on in your own time until we meet again.

 

Topics we will cover include

  • Remembering your story

  • Rhythm and repetition in music and words

  • Finding tunes to fit the story

  • Voice Dynamics

  • Transitions

Three sessions will focus on different aspects of storytelling, the last session will be a Harp & Story private concert, where friends and family are invited to join on Zoom to hear the stories.

Date and Time

Six 80 minute meetings on Mondays and Wednesdays  From 8pm – 9 pm Oslo time.

  • Tuesday, 18 August

  • Thursday, 20 August

  • Tuesday, 25 August

  • Thursday, 27 August

Cancellation Policy

Please cancel 48 hours before the first meeting.

Level

Harpists of all levels are welcome.  I only request that you have played a few months and understand how to tune your harp into different keys.  This workshop will focus on playing and storytelling, if you are interested in technique or lessons, I can give you recommendations to online teachers.

Participants

Location

Minimum of two

Maximum of six

Online, using Zoom.  You need a reliable internet connection to join

Cost

This is a free trial workshop.  There is no payment, but by participating you agree to give the facilitator detailed feedback on the workshop and quote that can be used on the website, Harpstories.com with your first name and country of residence.

Harp & Story Autumn Workshop

Location

Oslo

Location of lessons

Oslo

Background/ Qualifications

Master degree, Professor at NMH

Years of experience

Forty

Type of music

Classical

Type of harp

Pedal

Languages

Norwegian, French, English

Date and Time

Six 60 minute meetings on Mondays and Wednesdays  From 8pm – 9 pm Oslo time.

  • Monday 17 August

  • Wednesday, 19 August

  • Monday, 24 August

  • Wednesday, 26 August

Cancellation Policy

Please cancel 48 hours before the first meeting.

Participants

Minimum of two

Maximum of six

Sidsel Walstad

Location

Oslo

Location of lessons

Oslo (Grünerløkka)

Background/ Qualifications & Exeperience

Oslo Musikk - og kulturskole, University in Oslo: Department of Music, The Norwegian Academy of Music, Toneheim Folkehøgskole, Firda vgs

Type of music

Classical & Pop

Type of harp

Pedal, Lever and Electric 

Languages

Norwegian, English

Contact

Photo credit: Anna-Julia Granberg

Online, using Zoom.  You need a reliable internet connection to join

Cost

This is a free trial workshop.  There is no payment, but by participating you agree to give the facilitator detailed feedback on the workshop and quote that can be used on the website, Harpstories.com with your first name and country of residence.