Stone Mountain Highland Games (Atlanta, GA)

Brian Wood

Stone Mountain Highland Games (Atlanta, GA) – harp competition will be held at the 47th Annual Stone Mountain Highland Games, October 18 – 20, 2019. For more information, http://www.smhg.org/harping.php

Scotland Highland Games (Scotland, CT)

Brian Wood

Scotland Highland Games (Scotland, CT) – harp competition will be held at the 32nd Annual Highland Games Sunday, October 13th 2019. Sponsored by Clan Currie Society. For more information, https://scotlandgames.org/.

Scotland County Highland Games

Brian Wood

Scotland County Highland Games (Laurinburg, NC) – the Clan Currie Society will sponsor a culture tent with ongoing harp events but no competition. Come out and play to support the event. More information at http://www.carolina-highlandgames.com/entrtainment.html or from coordinator Allison McLean at allisondmclean@yahoo.com.

Summer Harp Adventures

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” – Jenny Han 4: The Somerset Folk Harp Festival In the upcoming issue of the Kilt & Harp, I’ll be sharing what I learned taking lessons from the amazing Corinna Hewat (and a few tips I picked up from other teachers this summer, too); for this last post …

Summer Harp Adventures

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” – Jenny Han   3: The Grandfather Mountain Highland Games Between my week at the Ohio Scottish Arts School, and attending the Somerset Folk Harp Festival, I attended the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in Blowing Rock, NC. Aside from being this year’s home for the Clan Donald Lands …

Ligonier Highland Games

Brian Wood

Ligonier Highland Games – the Harp Competition will be held at the 61st Ligonier Highland Games will be held Saturday, September 14th, 2019. Judge TBA. More information available at: http://www.ligonierhighlandgames.org/scottish-harping.html

Summer Harp Adventures

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” – Jenny Han   2: The Ohio Scottish Arts School When I was lucky enough to receive the SHSA Travel Scholarship at the 2018 National Championships™ in Edinboro, PA, I knew exactly where I wanted to go: the Ohio Scottish Arts School in Oberlin, Ohio. It seemed that …

SHSA National Trophy

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

Brian Wood

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 …

US National Scottish Harp Championship(tm)

Brian Wood

Ohio Scottish Games – is hosting the US National Scottish Harp ChampionshipTM June 22 , 2019. Sue Richards, Distinguished Judge, Jen Narkevicius, Judge. More information available at: https://www.ohioscottishgames.com/competitions. Plan to compete and stay for the Ohio Scottish Arts School (http://ohioscottishartsschool.com/). Travel Scholarship applications due not later than 11:59 pm, 23 May, 2019.