2022 & 2023 Week and Weekend Courses 

Individual & group training weeks  in Warwick, British Midlands

Winter Weekend Workshops in Donegal, Ireland

Monthly Harp Weekends in Warwick, British Midlands

Summer-school Weeks in Donegal (June and July), Belfast (July), Warwick (July), Marlborough (July-August) 

Online training 

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WARWICK HARP WEEKS in the British Midlandswarwick studio 27 sm
In Shakespeare's County, close to Birmingham Airport 

5-day Individual & group training courses  (Maximum of 6)

For Adult Players and Teachers at all ages and levels of ability.  

Every day features 3 hours of training:
A Technical Training hour for everyone (at 9.30am)
A One-on-one Individual Lesson (1 hour duration) 
A Workshop for all from a choice of topics, e.g. Carolan's music, session playing, arranging, ornamentation & variation, repertoire discovery...

Evening features:
Monday: Recital #1 - Introducing the harp through history to the present day
Tuesday: Session #1 - with invited colleagues Carmel and John Burke on fiddle and accordion for an evening at Janet's home: showing how a session works 
Wednesday: is a free evening to explore the locality!
Thursday: Recital #2 - From the present day onwards - trad harping to the future!
Friday: Dinner out and Session #2 with local musicians - a final night to remember! 

 

Cost of the course:  £760
This includes your training, teas, coffees and light lunches with Janet, and organised evening activities including dinner on our final night.

Optional extra:  Harp in your hotel room at £50 the week.

Now booking for dates:  

October 24 - 28, 2022 (arrive Sunday 23rd, depart Saturday 29th) - Places available
May 8-12, 2023 (arrive Sunday 7th, depart Saturday 13th) - Places available

 

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MONTHLY WARWICK HARP WEEKENDSWarwick weekend 2021 A4 mk2very sm
in Shakespeare's County, in the British Midlands (close to Birmingham Airport) 

Group Training Courses    

2-day courses for low to high Intermediate Adult Players (minimum 1 year experience).

At the Harp Studio in St.Nicholas Park, at the foot of the famous Warwick Castle, guaranteed to give gentle, effective and motivating group training in a social and progressive atmosphere.  A maximum of 6 players participate on each Weekend so early booking advised!

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November 5-6 - Spaces available  

2023
March 11-12 - Spaces available
April 1-2 - Spaces available
May 13-14 - Spaces available  

 

 

 

 

 

DONEGAL HARP WEEKENDS

October 1st and 2nd, 2022
in Bunbeg, DONEGAL

With Janet at Hiúdí Beag's on Friday evening, Sept 30th!

SATURDAY    9.30-10.30am   Juniors

                        11am-1pm, 2.30-4.30pm   Adult Players  

SUNDAY        One-on-one training.  Book your times with Janet

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JUNE 12th - 18th (Monday to Sunday)
and possible dates in July. Check back here soon...

2023  DONEGAL HARP WEEKS 
in Ireland's Wild North-West  
Burren Stone Tomb

For teens and adult players at all levels of ability -  Join us for a completely accessible, illuminating and immersive, social and joyful week of harping from one of Ireland's most successful teachers and professional trainers.

Classes daily from 9.30am to 4pm featuring 

a group warm-up hour

individual and group classes

workshops

And, in the evenings, there are lectures, recitals and sessions 

with one afternoon and evening off for a special trip out...

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Booking is open from November 1st, 2022


 MARLBOROUGH COLLEGE SUMMERSCHOOL harpsfrontpagesm
Wiltshire, England (www.summerschool.co.uk)

30 July - 5 August 2023  

In this most celebrated of British summer schools in the magnificent setting of Marlborough College in  Wiltshire (not far from Stonehenge).  So many courses to choose from - Take 2 classes, one in the mornings, the other in the afternoons.   See: www.summerschool.co.uk 

Janet expects to present two courses:

Celtic Harp for Beginners  

The Harp of the British Isles - For Improvers  

Check the website for the release of their 2023 Programme and booking dates.


July 2023  Dates to be confirmed

 WARWICK HARP SUMMER SCHOOL 2023warwick studio 27 sm

(Arrive Monday July 3rd, Depart Sunday July 9th) - Booking is open from December 1st, 2022

Group training courses   

A super sociable and confidence building 4-day course at Janet Harbison's
Harp Studio in St Nicholas Park, Warwick at the foot of the spectacular
Warwick Casle.   This course is back by popular demand and features group tuition, warm-ups and workshops, and a host of evening activities (lecture-recitals and sessions with local Irish musicians in wonderful local venues .. 

Arrive in Warwick and stay at our discounted accommodation at the Castle Limes Hotel (@£70 per night.  But, this must be booked directly with the hotel saying you're 'with the harp school'.  Do not book through an agency).  

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 1-to-1  LIVE AND ON-LINE TUITION

One-to-one lessons with Janet at her Harp Studio in Warwick, or on-line lessons available worldwide.

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 ANYTIME TAILORED INTENSE TRAINING

For ANYTIME ONE-ON-ONE tailored training with Janet at the Harp Studio for the most dynamic of focused training. 

For amateurs or professionals, beginners or advanced, and from any background: general skill and repertoire-building; total performance polishing;  examination, competition and concert preparation, and teacher training. 

Plan from one to a number of days, from her exceptional wealth of experience as a multy-award winning performer, industry professional, trainer, therapist and ensemble director, Janet will address you and your aspirations and guarantees to bring you to new levels.  Email Janet and let’s talk!    


 ONLINE TEACHER TRAINING

New courses are in preparation at the moment!  Please register your interest for more info.  Email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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