T02 Adult Beginner

5-days from Sat 6th to Wed 10th April - 1:00pm

Merchiston Courses - Classroom Space


For those who have always wanted to play, or are just curious to try something new.  This course will be a gentle, but thorough introduction into harp playing, with focus on learning some lovely, simple tunes and establishing a good technique.  You might find it useful to bring a notebook and recording device.  Harps provided.

Tutor: Fiona Rutherford - Fiona is an Edinburgh based harpist and composer who learned to play with Isobel Mieras, Sophie Askew and Savourna Stevenson. She has written for theatre and film, and her instrumental pieces have been performed by groups such as Mr McFall’s Chamber, Drake Music Scotland and members of the London Sinfonietta. Fiona teaches in several local schools including The City of Edinburgh Music School. She has published many collections of her own compositions for harp.

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