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This free class will have introduce you to the harp. No previous musical experience is needed You'll learn some basic techniques and be playing familiar tunes by the end of the class. It's a lot of fun so come give it a try and meet some new people at the same time

Harps Etc.

1601 N Main. St Ste 106 · Walnut Creek

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This group is a one time meetup with the possibility of creating an ongoing workshop series to help musicians improve their marketing and networking skills. The workshop will focus on building sustainable working relationships with others to bring more music to your community. What is your dream for creating more interest in music and bringing people together through music? Do you want to reach out to schools to create an after school program? Start a concert series in partnership with others? Do music therapy in hospitals or other venues You Will Learn: Effective ways to reach out to your community. How to build long term relationships with other organizations. How to create mutually beneficial relationships with community partners. How to borrow techniques from other disciplines to accomplish your goals. How to build your presence in the community through the music. Our clinician, Jennifer Ellis, is a harpist who believes in taking the harp off its pedestal and has used her studies in Oberlin's social entrepreneurship program and CWRU's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations to be involved in a wide variety of musical community engagement projects. Currently, she is an Engaged Pedagogy Initiative Fellow at the University of Michigan where she has been training in community-based learning. Ms. Ellis studied harp with Joan Holland, Yolanda Kondonassis, Jessica Siegel, and Alice Giles. Committed to pushing the boundaries of harp performance, harpist Jennifer R. Ellis (D.M.A. Candidate University of Michigan, M.M. Cleveland Institute of Music, B.M. Oberlin) is the first harpist to attend the Bang on a Can and Fresh Inc. summer festivals. As an avid supporter of contemporary music, Ms. Ellis has performed over thirty premieres and specializes in creating new extended techniques for harp. She has performed with Britten Pears Emerging Composers Residency, Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Arts, American Wind Symphony Orchestra, National Orchestra Institute, and Texas Music Festival. Ms. Ellis is the recipient of the Alice Chalifoux Prize, American Harp Society Grant, Rackham Centennial and Graduate fellowships, AT&T Foundation and Conservatory Deans' scholarships, and holds prizes in the Ann Arbor Society for Musical Arts, Coeur d'Alene Young Artists, Ladies Musical Club of Seattle, and Inez Stafford competitions. She served as the harp department assistant at Oberlin and CIM, has published in The American Harp Journal, and teaches harp and eurhythmics. VISIT OUR WEBSITE Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved. Forward this email This email was sent to by | Update Profile/Email Address | Rapid removal with SafeUnsubscribe™ | Privacy Policy. Harps Etc. | 1601 N. Main Street, Suite 106 | Walnut Creek | CA | 94596

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