Update to Competition Handbook

As mentioned in the latest issue of the Kilt and Harp, the Competition Committee has worked to revise the rules for Competition.  These rules will be used for all events from January 2020.  You’ll notice that the refinements include specifying the time available for each category and repertoire sizes for each level of competition, as well as a required repertoire …

SHSA Annual Meeting – 25 June

The SHSA Annual Meeting will be held after dinner in the Cafeteria on Tuesday, 25 June in conjunction with the Ohio Scottish Arts School (OSAS) at Oberlin College. All members are welcome to attend. If you are not attending OSAS, please contact Liaison@shsa.org no later than 20 June to arrange access to the campus and notification of the specific start …

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), …

Minnesota Scottish Harp Weekend

Sure to be our best year yet, the Minnesota Scottish Harp Weekend (MnSHW) will take place July 14-16, 2017 in St. Paul and Eagan. We are currently accepting donations for our fundraiser until February 17th. We can’t do it without your help, though!

Scotland Highland Festival

Scotland Highland Festival Harp Competition on the grounds of the historic Waldo Homestead in Scotland, CT will be held Sunday, 11th October 2015.  The even is sponsored by Clan Currie Society.  Competitors will play pieces of Scottish origin in the Scottish style from memory and must be members of the Scottish Harp Society of America.  Judge – Haley Hewitt.  Contact …

US National Scottish Harp Championship

Atlanta – US National Scottish Harp Competition, Stone Mountain Highland Games – October 17-18 in Stone Mountain, Georgia. For more information, contact Kathleen Bingaman.