UK - Harp Weeks
at the Harbison Harp Studio Warwick
5 or 10 day courses, available through out the year, based in Janet's Harp Studio in the historic town of Warwick, Warwickshire, England.
With 6 nights accommodation (arr Sunday, dep Saturday) at the special corporate rate in the Castle Limes Hotel, a former 200 year old coaching house offering 21st century style, luxury and comfort and FREE wifi, 3 minutes walk from the Harp Studio and within easy reach of the town centre.
September 7 - 11 Week 1 - NOW BOOKING
September 14 - 18 Week 2 - NOW BOOKING
November 9 - 11 Week 1 - NOW BOOKING
November 16 - 20 Week 2 - NOW BOOKING
These weeks of training are tailored specifically to you at whatever stage you are at in your harping adventure - and to a maximum of 6 players on any week.
• Daily: Warm-up Session at 10am
• Daily: 1 hour individual lesson - totally tailored to you
• Daily: Workshop on a relevant topic to everybody's interest at 2pm
• Evening Lecture-recitals with Janet and at least one trad session with local musicians
• Consecutive Weeks for a 2 week experience
• Workshop Weekend featured on the in-between weekend
• For up to 6 players. Free harps available for use at the studio - and more at the Castle Limes Hotel
Training is tailored to your needs and aspirations and each day features a group-warm-up session, a one-hour one-on-one lesson, a one-hour workshop on a relevant topic, and a lecture-recital.
The Workshops focus on a range of topics from 'Introduction to the Joy of Music' to 'How Harmony Works', 'Developing your Traditional Style', and a practical workshop on Ornamentation and Variation'.
Lecture-recials explore various aspects of the harp repertoire through the ages - from Slow Airs and Lamentations to Planxties and Praise Pieces, from Modern Harp Pieces to Harp and Song.
At least one evening will involve a trad session with local musicians in the Harp Kitchen – or at The New Bowling Green.....
6 Harps available at no cost. First come, first served.
Cost and Accommodation
5 day course: £500
6 nights (Sunday to Friday inclusive) B&B accommodation available at a special rate at the Castle Limes Hotel @ £450
Only 3 minutes walk from hotel to studio.
Free harps available at the Harp Studio
Harps also available for your hotel room at £50 each week.
Discount of £100 when booking consecutive weeks
Discount of £50 for earlybird bookings for up to 2 months before the course dates
Meals (not included) are available at the St.Nicholas Park Tearooms (lunches) or at The New Bowling Green gastro pub -
both highly recommended and adjacent to the studio (1 minute walk).
Janet's Harp Kitchen is permanently open for practising, tea and coffee!
Trips out to places of local interest, including Warwick Castle, can be arranged.