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Harp, Skip and Jump: A Fun Beginning Harp Workshop

Do you love the sound of the harp? Do you always wish you could play? Or do you play another instrument and wish you could add the harp to your collection of instruments? This is the workshop for you. No experience is needed, and most of the class will be taught by ear.

In this workshop, you will learn:
● A brief history of the harp
● The different kinds of harps
● How to figure out what all the strings mean
● How to make beautiful improvised music, using your ears and a few simple ideas
● How to play improvised music with others
● One or two simple songs

Requirements:
● A beginner’s mind and a playful spirit
● A notebook or some way to take notes

Not Needed:
● You do not need to read music as most of the workshop will be taught by ear.
● You do not need to bring a harp, but if you have one, please bring it. I will bring harps to share.

About the Teacher:
Cymber Lily Quinn is a master music teacher, who specializes in teaching harp, piano, voice, improv, and composition. She especially enjoys teaching beginners and making the learning process fun and easy. Cymber is a 5-time Big Island Music Award winner and has been featured on National Public Radio and Hawaii Public Radio. She lives in Kurtistown and shares her Hilo studio with 7-8 harps, two dogs and her students. Cymber teaches in Hilo and online, with students as far away as Ohio and England. www.RosalaniMusic.net.

Details:
Who: You and your friends who want to try the harp
What: Harp, Skip and Jump: A Fun Beginning Harp Workshop
Where: New Thought Center, 81-6587 Mamalahoa Highway, Building C, Kealakekua, HI 96750
When: Sunday, January 13, 2019. 2:00-4:30 PM
Why: To have fun!
Pre-Registration is Recommended as this workshop will sell out: http://www.newthoughtcenterofhawaii.com/

BONUS SPEAKER: Hank Wesselman, PhD.
In the morning, The New Thought Center will be hosting of one of those rare cutting-edge scientists who truly walks between the worlds, Hank Wesselman. He did his undergraduate work, as well as his Master’s Degree, in Zoology at the University of Colorado at Boulder, then went on to receive his doctoral degree in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley. Hank is also a shamanic student, practitioner, and teacher, now in the 28th year of his apprenticeship.

Make it a full day of spirituality and harp music, the perfect combination.

Enjoy the music…

Holiday Essential Oil and Harp Meditation Combo

The elves have finally finished their work, and it’s time for December Holidays – a hand-crafted essential oil blend and harp meditation, by Sacred Scents & Sounds.

With this healing combo, you can take a little time for you this holiday season. Simply put on the harp music, open the bottle and breathe in the essential oil scents. You’ll be in a peaceful place of beauty in just a few moments. You’ll also receive a Plant Spirit Interpretation of the oil, and a Guide for Use. Get through the holidays with bliss and joy!

Thanks for all the wonderful collaboration, Dr. Christina Boiano, master oil crafter!

Stop by my shop and pick up one for you, and one for a friend and get 10% off >>>  https://cymber.com/product/december-holidays/

 

Holiday Open House & Hawaii Chamber of Commerce Blessing

I’m honored once again to play for the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce on December 14 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. As some of you know, the Chamber moved to its new location this year, and this event will also serve as the Office Blessing for the new space. Kahu Danny “Kaniela” Akaka, Jr. will offer the blessing at 9:30 am.

  • Enjoy a glass of warm cider or holiday punch while you treat yourself to some delightful desserts and goodies.
  • Help decorate the Chamber Christmas tree with your business card and be entered in a drawing for great prizes!
  • Bring a favorite dessert to share and spread your holiday cheer!
  • Drop off non-perishable food or monetary donations for the Hawaii Food Basket and double your chances for prize drawings! Donations will be accepted throughout the day.

Hope to see you there, December 14. The event runs from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. I will be there from 11:30 am to 1 pm.

Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce

1321 Kino’ole Street

Hilo, HI 96720

 

Getting started with harps. Class 3: Don’t let these small hurdles stop you from playing harp

Always Wanted to Play Harp? Maybe for a long time. But three main things may have stopped you so far: How to buy a harp. I’ll agree, buying you first harp can feel quite daunting. There are a lot of unknowns for the beginner. It doesn’t help that there are no standards for harp-making. How do you know how to choose?  How to find a teacher. It’s not like we’re hanging around street corners, dancing with big plexiglass signs. So how do you find the teacher who is a good fit for you? How to find your confidence. At some point, you’re going to sit back and wonder what you have gotten yourself into, and maybe wonder if it’s possible at all.  You are in the right place, and I’m here to help!  Watch my free “How to Get Started Playing Holistic Harp” video series, and learn how to find the right harp, the right teacher, and how to find the confidence to begin.

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