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), …

Ligonier Highland Games

Ligonier Highland Games – Saturday, September 26th, 2015 at Idlewild Park.Coordinator – Melanie Sandrock.  More information soon.

2015 Annual General Meeting

The 2015 Annual General Meeting will be held in concurrence with the Ohio Scottish Arts School at Oberlin College in Oberlin, OH.  The meeting will be Held Tuesday evening in the cafeteria after dinner.  If you would like to particpate but are not attending OSAS, please contact to receive a visitor badge to access the facility in accordance with …

Minnesota Scottish Harp Competition

The Minnesota Scottish Harp Competition at the Celtic Junction will be Friday, July 17th, MN Scottish Fair and Highland Games are Saturday 18th, harp workshops on Sunday, July 18th.  Coordinator – Stephanie Claussen.

Edinboro Highland Games & Scottish Festival

2015 Edinboro Highland Games & Scottish Festival   Saturday, September 12, 2015 The Fourth Annual Celtic Harp Competition at Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA will  feature Carol Kappus as MC, Phyllis Howard as Steward, and the inimitable Jen Narkevicius as Judge and workshop leader.   Housed in a Student Center conference room, we are relatively impervious to weather’s whims and other distractions. Come …

Ohio Scottish Games Harp Competition, June 27, 2015

Held at the Lorain County Fairgrounds, Rt. 18, Wellington OH (Wellington is located at the intersection of Ohio State Route 18 and Ohio State Route 58.  The Fairgrounds is located on the west edge Wellington just off State Route 18).  Judging this year is Wendy Stewart, Scotland.  Wendy will also lead a free afternoon workshop for all interested. Prizes, trophies …

Rio Grande Celtic Festival, Albuquerque May 16 & 17

Rio Grande Celtic Festival, Albuquerque May 16 & 17 at the ABQ Balloon Fiesta Park.  This will be our third year! Judge: Kelly Brzozowski Coordinator – Michele Buchanan.  More information soon.

Edinboro Highland Games and Scottish Festival Harp Competition

3rd ANNUAL CELTIC HARP COMPETITION, EDINBORO HIGHLAND GAMES AND SCOTTISH FESTIVAL, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA, 6th SEPTEMBER.  POC: Email Maia Chisholm, Harp Comp Coordinator: Registration Info and Forms available AFTER May 1, 2014 at

CORRECTED -Ohio Scottish Games Harp Competition

CORRECTED Ohio Scottish Games Harp Competition, Lorain Co. Fairgrounds, Wellington, OH, June 28, 2014.  POC Linda Phillips ( Judge Corinna Hewat. PRIZES, TROPHIES & SCHOLARSHIPS Harper of the Day Dr. Andrew Turner Memorial Trophy SACSO $200 Ohio Scottish Arts School Scholarship for Novice or Beginner Most Promising Beginner Mary Young Memorial Trophy Clan Lamont Scholarship to Ohio Scottish Arts School …

Ligonier Highland Games Harp Competition

Ligonier Highland Games (near Pittsburgh, PA), 20th September, POC Melanie Sandrock (, Judge TBA,