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Summer Harp Adventures

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” – Jenny Han 1: The Ohio Scottish Games & the 2019 Scottish Harp Society of America US National Scottish Harp Championship TM The Summer Solstice found me loading my bags, my harp, and a music stand (which rattled loudly in the back seat the whole trip, AND I …

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 …

Spring/Summer 2019

Inside this IssueLetter from the editor. . . .2 Letter from the president. . . .3 List of 201 9 competitions. . . .4 Important dates. . . .5 New competition rules for 2020. . . .6 Untitled Tune: . . .1 4 Travel Scholarship Report. . . .1 7 Tune: Who’s For Bubbly?. . . .20 Noteworthy News (members’ …

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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.

Evelyn’s travel blog

4/7/18 On Saturday we sadly had to head back toward Edinburgh to catch our flight home. On the way we saw more sheep with their lambs, and perhaps some cattle from afar. There was an old viaduct, and some horses again. There were a lot of nice and cozy-looking houses as well. We saw little waterfalls trickling over the rocks, …

Evelyn’s travel blog

4/6/18 On Friday we started the day with a delicious breakfast at the place we were staying. I had finally had a good night’s sleep, and was ready to do something fun. The owner gave us some advice, as we were undecided about what to do that day. He said we should go to Oban, and I’m glad we did! …

Evelyn’s travel blog

4/5/18 On Thursday morning I got up after not sleeping enough at all, since the session went on so late. I had breakfast, said goodbye to everyone, and checked out of my room. Aunt Casey and Maria came to pick me up, and told me all about how they had spent the last couple days going to Edinburgh Castle in …

Evelyn’s travel blog

4/2/18 On Monday I went to a singing workshop with Corrina Hewat. It was fun and felt good. I always like seeing what different kinds of harmonies and arrangements are used by singers. Then, after lunch, I had a lesson with Ailie Robertson. I learned a new tune, which I definitely needed- I hadn’t had a private lesson in a …

Evelyn’s travel blog

3/31/18 Saturday started off with some computer problems. I was trying to get online to update the blog, and the trackpad on my computer wasn’t working! I thought I would have to find a mouse that I could borrow, and started asking around. I didn’t even try restarting the computer until later in the afternoon, and of course that fixed …