Challenge the Stats founder Angelica Hairston shares her journey as an artist advocate.
Little can prepare harpists for the ultra marathon demands of an opera job.
Catherine Litaker talks about traveling to Cuba and performing with the Chicago Harp Quartet in the island nation.
Outgoing AHS Concert Artist Katherine Siochi reflects on a whirlwind two years.
Emily Granger tells the tale of shipping her prized harp halfway around the world, from Chicago to Sydney, Australia.
When your time is split between the harp and another pursuit, it’s easy to feel like you aren’t measuring up in either field. —by Tiffany Wu
Playing the harp doesn’t have to hurt, but for many it does. Elizabeth Landis looks into some of the reasons why and some ways to stop pain before it starts. —by Elizabeth Landis
Recording artist Yolanda Kondonassis talks about her special connection with Alberto Ginastera’s Concerto for Harp.
Will I ever use this music theory in the real world? According to this harpist, the answer is a definitive yes.
One composer’s special relationship with the harp.
Getting real about the real world. —by Adrienne Knauer
If you pulled off a 143-harp concert, would you do it all again?
New Yorker Laura Sherman explores the possibilities of hip-hop harp while making the cast recording for the popular rap musical Hamilton.
Playing for the Pope presents special challenges and experiences.
Finding balance in science and music. I am a scientist. Unraveling and understanding the hidden functions of the environment is…
Perfecting the art of playing for free. There have been many instances in my professional career when I have been…
How a leap of faith landed one harpist on the beach. —by Elizabeth Joy “You want to do what?” my…
Being present is more than merely showing up. I have to admit there are times when I am teaching that…
Finding happiness in changing course by dictating your own terms. —by Sylvia Woods About a year ago I decided it…
One harpist’s musical odyssey comes full circle. —by Jessica Zhou I was born in Beijing into a musical family. My…