The Glengarry Highland Games presents a harp workshop for those interested in playing, or simply watching and listening.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the Harp Workshop to The Glengarry Highland Games. To mark this mini milestone we are welcoming back harpist/composer Sharlene Wallace, one of Canada’s most prolific and influential teachers and performers of the Celtic harp. Sharlene teaches both Celtic and Classical harps at York University, Wilfred Laurier University and Guelph University. She has also taught harp workshops across North America and annually for CAMMAC in Quebec and for Island Mountain Arts in Wells, B.C.. Winner of two international lever harp competitions, Sharlene performs solo, with bass player George Koller & accordion player Joe Macerollo, and with the Christmas ensemble Harp & Holly. Sharlene's seven CDs express journeys of rhythm, spaciousness, the Canadian landscape, Classical, Celtic, South American and original music. Sharlene welcomes the opportunity to return to the Games in Maxville to re-connect her to her Scottish roots and proudly wearing the Wallace tartan.
The harp workshop will be in the Metcalfe Centre from 11:00 until 12:30 on Friday August 2nd.
There is no extra cost for the workshop. You just pay your admission to the grounds.
If you play a harp, bring it. If you don’t we always have an extra. If you just want to come and listen, that’s alright too.
In the spirit of “the Games” ceud mile faulthe.