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If you have a personal or professional announcement that you think would be of interest to the harpists of Georgia, send us an e-mail at ahsgeorgiachapter@gmail.com 

40 Years- A Harp Odyssey

posted Jun 12, 2018, 8:13 PM by AHS Georgia Chapter   [ updated Jun 27, 2018, 11:02 AM ]

40 Years- A Harp Odyssey
Celebration Concert of the 40th Anniversary of the Georgia Chapter of the American Harp Society 

Sunday September 16, 2018
7:00 pm
Call time: 1:00
Dress Rehearsal 300-5:00
Dinner to be provided 5:00-6:00
$10 Donation is requested to help with dinner costs

We are calling all chapter members to participate in this event to celebrate the harp and our chapter! We will play a variety of ensemble pieces for all levels and all harps! The Middle Georgia and Urban Youth Harp Ensembles will be featured as well as a special performance by Elisabeth Remy Johnson, Principal Harpist of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. PRUMC’s own Nicole Marane will also join the group with selections for organ and the entire ensemble of harps.

Repertoire: 
Triptic Dance - Pierre Beauchant  
 purchase here
Les Pins de Charlannes - Henriette Renie 
purchase here
The Blue Danube - Johann Strauss/arr. Louise Trotter
 purchase here
The Can-Can from Orpheus in the Underworld - Jacques Offenbach/arr. Frank Voltz
 purchase here
Over the Rainbow - Harold Arlen/arr. RoJean Loucks
purchase here
Brian Boru’s March - Irish/arr. Joan Seymour -  pdf
Also Sprach Zarathustra(Fanfare) - Richard Strauss - pdf
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring - JS Bach/arr. Barnwell - pdf
Te Deum - Marc-Antoine Charpentier/arr. Barnwell - pdf

PDFs will be sent via e-mail to those who RSVP.  Additional rehearsals to be announced. 

Sign up deadline is July 1, 2018. RSVP to ahsgeorgiachapter@gmail.com

Troubadour and Prelude for Sale

posted May 16, 2018, 9:29 PM by AHS Georgia Chapter   [ updated May 18, 2018, 10:09 AM ]

Left: Lyon & Healy Troubadour I lever harp, walnut, 33 strings, brown canvas dust cover, tuning key, $1000

Right: Lyon & Healy Prelude lever harp, mahogany, 38 strings, blue Lyon & Healy transport cover, tuning key, $3,900

Contact Rick or Catherine Rogers at rick@atlantaharprental.com for inquiries

Pedal Harps for rent

posted Mar 20, 2018, 8:14 AM by AHS Georgia Chapter   [ updated May 9, 2018, 8:47 PM ]

Two gold semi-grand pedal harps are available to rent: 

Lyon & Healy model 19 (46 strings)
Lyon & Healy model 21 ( 45 strings)

Contact Lisa Handman for more details: 404-401-5032 or Lisa@harpnotes.com


AHS Evaluations

posted Jan 15, 2018, 10:00 AM by AHS Georgia Chapter   [ updated Jan 19, 2018, 9:47 AM ]


We will be bringing back the AHS Evaluations! Students are invited to register for the Evaluations as a performance opportunity and a chance to receive feedback on 2 prepared solos, no longer than 10 minutes in length. Evaluations will be held on February 3rd and March 10th from 10 am-4 pm at St. James Episcopal Church, 161 Church St, Marietta, GA 30060. Partipants must be members of the Ga Chapter of the American Harp Society. If you would like to participate but have not yet joined the Ga Chapter, head over to our Join page, print out the registrations form, and sign up today! Once you've sent in your registration form and dues, send us an e-mail at ahsgeorgiachapter@gmail.com and request registration forms for the Evaluations. For more information, please contact us at ahsgeorgiachapter@gmail.com

Troubadour III for sale

posted Nov 16, 2017, 7:53 PM by AHS Georgia Chapter


Lyon & Healy Troubadour III lever harp, ebony, 36 strings, brown canvas dust cover, tuning key, $1,950. Contact Rick or Catherine Rogers at 404-321-6802 orrick@atlantaharprental.com

Cunningham 35 for sale

posted Nov 16, 2017, 7:41 PM by AHS Georgia Chapter

Cunningham lever harp, cherry, 35 strings, cabinet base, custom padded cover, tuning key, $2,350. Contact Rick or Catherine Rogers at 404-321-6802 orrick@atlantaharprental.com

L&H Style 15 for sale

posted Oct 31, 2017, 7:48 AM by AHS Georgia Chapter   [ updated Oct 31, 2017, 8:49 AM ]


Lyon & Healy Style 15

Natural finish, 46 strings
Serial number #6054
Regulated by Bell Harp Tech in September 2017.
New strings, new pedal caps. 
Comes with brown dust cover
$7000

Contact Tory Vornholt at  toryvornholt@gmail.com 

Harpoween

posted Oct 15, 2017, 6:06 PM by AHS Georgia Chapter   [ updated Oct 15, 2017, 6:10 PM ]



Join us Sunday October 29th for Harpoween, our first public Chapter meeting! Enjoy dinner, live harp music, and a chance to meet and greet other local harpists and discuss upcoming chapter events! 
Please e-mail us at ahsgeorgiachapter@gmail.com 
to RSVP by October 22nd. 

Sunday October 29 at 5:30
2303 Briarcliff Commons NE
Atlanta GA 30345

Venus Aria for Sale

posted Oct 8, 2017, 6:24 PM by AHS Georgia Chapter   [ updated Apr 21, 2018, 12:22 PM ]

 
Venus Aria, natural finish, concert grand, serial #2697. Built in 2000 for the AHS conference in Cincinnati and performed on as a featured harp.  Purchased from the 1st owner in 2009 virtually unused and like-new.  Professionally maintained and used with several orchestras, recitals, and gigs.  Huge sound, full and even tone, excellent condition, stunning!!  Includes cover, column cover, tuning key, and  Fishman transducer pick-up with 1/4” input jack, providing direct feed for tuning and amplification..

Congrats to former Chapter President Liesl Hagan's new baby!

posted Oct 8, 2017, 6:01 PM by AHS Georgia Chapter   [ updated Oct 15, 2017, 6:08 PM ]

The Georgia Chapter congratulates Liesl Hagan, former Chapter President, and Michael Hagan on a beautiful addition to their family, little baby girl Quinn Hagan! Warmest wishes from us all! 

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