The Dynamic Harps Virtual Ensemble - harpists from all over the globe, playing The Unity Canon, written and directed by Shelley Fairplay (Wales). See if you can spot me at 1.47 and 3.50. June 2020
The Virtual Harp Ensemble playing "David of the White Rock" ...I appear 47 seconds into the piece. 80 harpists in this ensemble! June 2020
Harps for Harmony playing " Pachelbels Canon" 109 harpists in total. I appear at 1 minute 37 seconds. May 2020
International Harp Collaboration with 15 harpers ... Scotland, Italy, England, Ireland.... and me from NZ! April 2020
Our tribute to essential workers during the Covid-19 lockdown - April 2020.
I asked members of the NZ Harp community if they would like to join together to play "Hine e Hine - Goodnight Kiwi" as a tribute to those on the frontline
This page is a varied range of articles, some written by me, some written by students and participants at the wonderful events we have shared together ( such fun!!!) and some which have appeared in publications such as the NZ Harp Society Journal, American Folk Harp Journal, Sylvia Woods Newsletter (USA) and other bits and bobs - everything is credited on the page of the article. If you wish to use any of these articles for any thing else, please ask the right peeps first!
In no particular order:
NZ Harp Society articles about WOMAD 2020 and What we did during Lockdown
American Folk Harp Journal Feature music Summer 2020
Tribute to Essential Workers during the Covid-19 lockdown, April 2020 - Stuff wrote an article regarding our wee video - read it here, and then the NZ Harp Society featured us in their July Journal too. You can read it here
Cover girls!!! NZHS March 2020 journal - with Rita
Building a Harp Community - American Folk Harp Journal article, Dec 2018
Sylvia Woods newsletter Feb 2019 - scroll down to the featured composer section!
100 Harps! Unfortunately not many photos as the lighting was very poor! Here is the programme and poster from 100 Harps - see who was there!
How cool is this?? A piece of music dedicated to me! Sonatina, by Paul Lewis - available here at Goodmusic Publishing - you can even hear an audio file of it!
Gliss - Harp Ensemble - check out our 2017 concert for harp sextet at St Matthews in the City.
New Music 2015 - a listing of my (then current) publications
Harp Retreat (Est: 2009)
Photos and review from Harp Retreat 2016
Photos and review from Harp Retreat 2018
Photos and review from Harp Retreat 2019
Photos and review from Harp Retreat 2020
Auckland Harp Orchestra concerts and events (Est: 2013)
Welcome to Auckland Harp Orchestra - our debut 2013
Twinkling Harps Concert 2015 (Powley Retirement Village)
Selywn Village AHO Concert 2016
Photos and review from WHC Sydney 2014 - oops seems to have lost this file - check back later!
Photos and review from SouthEastern Harp Weekend (USA 2015) and photos
Photos and review from Benslow Harp Course (UK) 2017
Photos and review from Spring Harp Retreat (UK) 2019 - journal goes out in July - this will be here soon!
BegEnz - the Beginner Harp Ensemble (Est: 2016)
BegEnz - our debut 2016
BegEnz concert at Powley Retirement Village 2017
Harpenz (Est: 2001)
Photos and review from Harpenz 2011
Photos and review from Harpenz 2013
Photos and review from Harpenz 2015
Photos and review from Harpenz 2017
Barriers to Learning - Teaching and Learning Tips 2013 (NZ Harp Society)
Live Performance July 2014 (NZ Harp Society)
Why do a Harp Exam?? - Teaching and Learning Tips 2015 (NZ Harp Society)
Christina Tourin Visit April 2016 (NZ Harp Society)
Students/Parents/Teachers - Teaching and Learning Tips July 2017 (NZ Harp Society)