June 5, 2016

May 2016 Newsletter Article – Gwenda Davies

“Challenges and Changes in Rural Harp Teaching” by Gwenda Davies I have been teaching Celtic harp at Mitchell Conservatorium, Bathurst, since 2005.  The harpist population in the Central West of […]
August 14, 2016

March 2016 Newsletter Article – Fran Thiele

“On Being a Teacher in a Secondary School Environment” by Francis Thiele I began teaching the harp around twenty years ago and still keep in touch with my very first […]
August 14, 2016

July 2016 Newsletter Article – HCA’s Troubadour

“The tale of our Troubadour” by Harp Centre Australia HCA is delighted to have received a donated Troubadour harp which we have had restored. We are using this harp as […]
September 4, 2016

August 2016 Newsletter Article – Alison Ware

“Theraputic Harp” by Alison Ware For the past nine years I have developed an integrated therapeutic harp service in Canberra. It is my fulltime profession and I currently work at […]
April 9, 2017

October 2016 Newsletter Article – Eileen Bowen

“The story of a regional harpist”, by Eileen Bowen I grew up in a country town and the music we had was the town brass band, and if you learned […]
April 9, 2017

December 2016 Newsletter Article – Margaret Curtis

Interview with Northern Rivers harpist, Margaret Curtis When did you start the harp? Piano is my first instrument which I started learning at 4.  However, during my teens I had […]
April 9, 2017

March 2017 Newsletter Article – Melina van Leeuwen

Interview with PhD candidate, Melina van Leeuwen Can you describe your research in a nutshell? I am currently writing a PhD about the work of Carlos Salzedo (1885-1961). Although he was […]
April 12, 2017

Heidi Lewahlder Exclusive – The Ginastera Harp Concerto

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August 16, 2017

August 2017 Newsletter Article – Hannah Lane

Interview with Hannah Lane, early harp specialist   You play a very rare instrument, tell us about it! My primary instrument is the Italian baroque triple harp. It originated in […]
October 26, 2017

October 2017 Newsletter Article – Managing Performance Anxiety

Giving your Best Performance: Managing Anxiety in Musicians Summary of talk given for Harp Centre Australia Monday 9th October 2017 Dr Wendy Roncolato, psychologist at Cloudberry Clinic, has some fantastic […]
October 17, 2018

October 2018 – Tim Guster

Interview with Tim Guster, Australian harp maker. How did you start making harps? Accidently. I was going to Peter Kempster’s weekly instrument making, access to his workshop, and he unfortunately […]