Donna’s Travel Blog – 9/18/17

Hi All, Well, we’ve had a very busy few days in Scotland.  Arrived Saturday and although exhausted hit the town.  We explored Edinburgh Castle.  An absolute must a place that will hold a soft spot in my heart forever, but that is a long story best left to another time.  Saturday evening, we went to hear traditional Scottish music at …

Hail the Harp! Opportunities for Players & Audiences!

Opportunities abound for harp players and harp audiences as part of Edinboro University’s Highland Games and Scottish Festival from September 7 – 10, 2017. Thursday, Sept. 7:  The Magic of the Harp.  International Folk Harpers Sharon Knowles and Carol Kappus will present an evening of traditional harp music, stories, and song from Ireland and Scotland.  7 – 9 PM.  Fairview …

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!

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.