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 …

Member Events Page Added

We have added a page to post member’s events. If you would like to share your event with SHSA members, please send the information to liaison@shsa.org to have it posted.  You can find the page and the current events listing here.

2018 Election Results

Our election results are in with 100% of the voters agreeing to support the slate. We had 29% voter turnout. Our new Board Members are Donna Bennett, Jon Lilley, and Tiffany Schaefer. Our new President-elect is Jen Narkevicius. Congratulations to you all. And thank you for stepping up to fill these positions! Karen Babb Chairman, Election Committee

November is election time!

November is election season and this year’s election includes a SHSA slate.  Our slate this year includes President, and three Board members.  In a slate election you vote for or against the slate.  All members are eligible to vote and you will receive your ballot via email shortly.  Below are the statements of intent to serve from the candidates.  Results …

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!

New Website, New Logins

Welcome to the new SHSA.org for 2017! We have moved into individual usernames and passwords – if you have not received your new username and password, please use the Forgot Password function and enter the email we have for you on file. It may be that we don’t have the best email address for you, in that case contact liaison@shsa.org …

Winner of the 2016 Scottish Harp Society of America Tunewriting Competition Announced

This week the Scottish Harp Society of America proudly announced the winner of their very first Tunewriting Competition: An Anthem for the Clan Currie Society. The prize of $1000, furnished by SHSA, will be awarded to New Orleans harper and composer Eyler Coates. His prize-winning composition “The Old Bard of Stilligarry” will be arranged and performed in New York City …

Special Kilt & Harp – Dreama

This special edition of The Kilt & Harp is available to all in honor and memory of Dreama Powell. Kilt and Harp Dreama 2016

Winter Spring 2016 Kilt & Harp

Catch up on the latest news and see the most recent Kilt and Harp – another excellent publication!  Remember to use the credentials you were sent with your updated membership – please do not change your username or update the password.