Beginning Harp Magic ~   with Diana Stork

Have you always wanted to play the harp?

The Harp is one of the most magical of all instruments! If you’ve ever wanted to learn or try or experience this magical instrument, Imagine a week of hands-on harp playing!  For Beginners, learn the Fundamentals of how to play a harp; and for those who already play the harp, learn some new techniques, skills and tunes. Harps available to rent for the week for those needing a harp.

Professional Harpist and harp teacher Diana Stork will share with you the basics of how to play the harp.  As the week unfolds we’ll learn simple melodies, some chords, and some cool harp sounds unique to this beautiful instrument.  We’ll learn some basics of improvisation, and about how to accompany ourselves when singing or reciting poetry. We’ll also learn how this ancient instrument is used for healing. Each day we’ll grow together as a group, and share our dreams and intentions with each other.

Diana Stork is well known in the harp world for her unique style which incorporates world music styles and contemporary harp traditions. She is an active harpist in the Bay Area, and a devoted harp teacher.

She directs the Bay Area Youth Harp Ensemble which teaches youth music from diverse world cultures; and the Mission Harp Ensemble—an educational outreach program that teaches underprivileged Latino children harp music from countries throughout South America and Mexico. She is founder and director of the Multicultural Music Fellowship a non-profit dedicated to bringing the world together through the harp. Diana has used her harp for healing for many years—playing for a wide variety of sacred and healing events.