Scottish Highland Festival Competition

Brian Wood

On October 8th, 2017, Scotland, Connecticut will host a fourth annual harp competition at the Scotland Highland Festival on the grounds of the historic Waldo Homestead. The competition is sanctioned and is open to lever harpers of all levels of experience who are members of the SHSA. All tunes must be of Scottish origin and in the Scottish style, played …

Scotland County Highland Games

Brian Wood

The Scotland County Highland Games, in association with the Clan Donald Lands Trust, is excited to announce a new, SHSA sanctioned Scottish Harp Competition with the winner of the Master Category taking home the Princess Margaret of the Isles Prize and $1,000. This inaugural event will take place on Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Laurinburg, NC. The games take place …

Scotland County Highland Games Competition

Brian Wood

The Scotland County Highland Games, in association with the Clan Donald Lands Trust, is excited to announce a new, SHSA sanctioned Scottish Harp Competition with the winner of the Master Category taking home the Princess Margaret of the Isles Prize and $1,000. This inaugural event will take place on Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Laurinburg, NC. The games take place …

Edinboro Highland Games & Scottish Festival

Brian Wood

Opportunities abound for harp players and harp audiences as part of Edinboro University’s Highland Games and Scottish Festival from September 7 – 10, 2017. Thursday, Sept. 7:  The Magic of the Harp.  International Folk Harpers Sharon Knowles and Carol Kappus will present an evening of traditional harp music, stories, and song from Ireland and Scotland.  7 – 9 PM.  Fairview …

Hail the Harp! Opportunities for Players & Audiences!

Opportunities abound for harp players and harp audiences as part of Edinboro University’s Highland Games and Scottish Festival from September 7 – 10, 2017. Thursday, Sept. 7:  The Magic of the Harp.  International Folk Harpers Sharon Knowles and Carol Kappus will present an evening of traditional harp music, stories, and song from Ireland and Scotland.  7 – 9 PM.  Fairview …

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Brian Wood

The Harp workshop takes place on Friday, at 10:30 – 12:30. On Saturday, registration begins at 11:00, and the competition will start at 1:00. Pre-registration is available through the website: http://www.gmhg.org/harp.htm. Judge – Jen Narkevicius

Ohio Scottish Games

Brian Wood

Ohio Scottish Games Harp Competition will be held Saturday, 24 June. Information available on http://www.ohioscottishgames.

First Annual Scottish & Welsh+ HARP DAY A Success

Harp strings rang and sang out all day at a new cultural and educational Celtic event held in Fredericksburg on May 6th with harpers/harpists coming from as far away as Baltimore, MD, Goochland, VA, Richmond Area, VA along with locals from Port Royal and Spotsylvania. HARP DAY was coordinated by Marilyn G. Newman/President, Scottish & Welsh+ HARP DAY, Inc./ 501(c)(3), …