Upcoming Harp Festival Dates: March 31st - April 5th 2017
New programme released 12 January 2017
Experience world class performance, learn new skills and join the growing harp community
Celebrate the 35th EIHF with harp music from around the world. Established performers are joined by new voices in traditional, jazz, early and contemporary music. Great soloists, dynamic duos, exciting ensembles and amazing collaborations! We have it all.
Something for everyone with tutors from Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Italy, Turkey, Spain and USA. From beginners to experienced performers, on lever, pedal or wire harp, choose from new tunes, techniques, tips on performance, sing with your harp, demystify modes, or create your own arrangements…
Informal insights from our artists into new and old music – the secrets of a perfect musical partnership – learn a funky jazz tune – the harp in the wider community – practise your footwork for the ceilidh – stand up and sing – or just learn to relax.
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Well, the 35th EIHF went off with a bang! Isobel, my joint-artistic adviser and I are delighted with how it all went. A selection of concerts, each special in its own way, numerous fascinating and well attended workshops and jam packed courses all contributed to...read more
We are looking for an energetic and hard-working Administrative Assistant to join our small team. The successful candidate will support the Administrator in all aspects of the work of The Clarsach Society and Edinburgh International Harp Festival. Applicants should...read more
Isobel Mieras, Joint Artistic Adviser of the Festival, looks forward to this year's harp festival gives us a sneak preview of next year's plans... In just a few days’ time, the beautiful campus at Merchiston Castle School will be invaded by a group of enthusiastic...read more