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Teenage Harp Course 2013 6th - 10th August 2013

Harp Course for teenage children aged 14 - 18 Minimum standard - grade 3 or equivalent
Harp coaching by Ruth Faber, Eleanor Turner and Keziah Thomas
Maximum number of students 24.

Teenage Harp Course 2013
Teenage Harp Course 2013: Tutors and Students
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Registration is at 2.00pm on 6th August with the first event commencing at 3.00pm.

The course is designed for teenage children aged 14-18 years old. Students will work in small groups on technique and solo repertoire, and also together on improvisation, jazz and pop harp. Each student has a practice room, and the opportunity to take part in a harp maintenance workshop run by William Hornby.

Leisure activities include shopping in Clarks Village, a visit to Glastonbury Tor and the use of the school's sport facilities. There will be a celebrity recital given by Eleanor Turner and the course will end with a student concert.

Celebrity Concert

8th August 2013 at 7.30pm
Harp Recital by visiting tutor - Eleanor Turner
Johnson Hall, Millfield School
Sponsored by Pilgrim Harps

The concert is open to public. Tickets available on the door. For further information contact Ruth Faber

Tutors Teenage Harp Course 2013
2014 Course Tutors Eleanor Turner, Ruth Faber and Keziah Thomas
Eleanor Turner, Ruth Faber and Keziah Thomas
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Concert Programme

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759): Harp Concerto Opus 4 no. 6 in Bb
Claude Debussy: Deux Arabesques
Pearl Chertok (1918-1981): ‘Harpicide at Midnight’ and 'The Morning After’
Alan Thomas: The Curl-Up
Eleanor Turner: Alice in Escher’s Wonderland
Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992): Libertango
Deborah Henson-Conant: Muchos Manos


Scott Joplin: The Entertainer arr. for 2 harps by E. Turner (with Keziah Thomas)
Eleanor Turner: Butterflies’ Autumn for 2 harps (with Keziah Thomas)
William Alwyn: Crepuscule
Joseph Kosma: Can’t help lovin’ dat man, Autumn Leaves
Paul Desmond: Take Five
Edvard Grieg: Solveig’s Song from Peer Gynt
Fats Waller: Hit the Road, Jack, If I aint got you, Ain’t Misbehavin


Student Concert

The course will end with a student concert starting at 4pm, to which parents are welcome to attend, followed by the presentation of the Bow Brand Prize.


Millfield Senior School