Grace Browning is the new Principal Harpist with the Dallas Opera orchestra, following an audition on March 9, 2014. She'll join the orchestra for their 2014–2015 season beginning with Strauss' Salome. "I couldn't ask for a much better way to dive into the job," says Browning, whose upcoming season also includes Puccini's La Boheme, Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, Catalini's La Wally, and the Dallas Opera premiere Everest, by Joby Talbot.
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My original inspiration for Embracing the Wind was the image of an Olympic athlete running against the wind. The process of writing this work eventually shifted me to more abstract thoughts, such as the concept of creating music that sounds flexible and has wind-like, ebb-and-flow qualities. I try to achieve this by creating musical zephyrs from repeated motives and smooth phrases that utilize gradual dynamic swells and subtle tempo fluxuations. In this sense, Embracing the Wind...
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The American Harp Society has announced the required repertoire for its 21st National Competition, which will take place in 2015. The competition includes five divisions for harpists up to 30 years of age and awards prizes from $100 to $2500. The winner of the Young Professional Division will also earn the title of AHS Concert Artist. Entries must be received by April 15, 2015. For more information visit www.harpsociety.org/CompetitionsAwards/NationalCompetition.asp
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Harp Column Hints For Posting
From HC Staff's blog:
As a music scholar, I of course like to make my meaning as clear as possible. So I always make sure to use the special Markdown syntax to format my posts so they look their best! Here's how you can do the same:
Line spaces between blocks of type -- paragraphs, in other words -- are very easy. Just separate them with an extra "enter" (hit "enter" twice).
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