Odean Pope, Tenor Saxophonist and Gloria Galante, Harpist
April 30, 2014
Red House Cafe
3733 Midvale Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19129
June 22 (7 PM), to June 27 (9 AM) 2014Temenos Retreat
1564 Telegraph Road
West Chester, PA 19382
Pedal Harp Track Teacher – Ms. Gloria Galante
Celtic Harp Track From Ireland- Ms Madeleine Doherty
CELTIC HARP TRACK
Madeleine Doherty, from Dalkey Ireland trained as a Celtic harper/ singer in Ireland, Madeleine won a scholarship to study music in the US where she studied harp.
As a solo artist she has toured Europe, the US and the Caribbean and has recorded for radio and television in Ireland, France, Germany Belgium and America. Madeleine is a freelance harpist, and singer.
Build repertoire and learn by ear.
Learn a different tune each day:
reel, jig, hornpipe, polka or slide
Learn Ornamentations/How to arrange a traditional tune
Use accompaniment techniques
Learn about the great harpers, composers of the 17th & 18th cent.
PEDAL HARP TRACK
Gloria Galante, GMG Studios Harp Forum director, is the Professor/Founder of the harp program at West Chester University, director of the WCU Harp Ensemble, and a Musicopia ensemble leader. She is on the prestigious roster of the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts. Gloria has toured internationally as a solo artist, is a chamber musician, and performs with various ensembles including several jazz and Afro-Cuban ensembles, principal harpist with The Divine Hand Opera Ensemble. Over 30 recordings made available to date, Gloria has also produced two therapeutic harp CDs and is a certified music practitioner CMP from the Music for Healing and Transition Program. In addition to performing, she is a composer of works and transcriptions for harp.
Harp Boot Camp technique & finger drills
Build solo repertoire
Learn Harpfest XXIV repertoire and more
Building Therapeutic Harp Repertoire
A concert on Thursday evening 7 PM
The week-long workshops are to provide an in-depth harp-playing and learning experience for the intermediate and advanced student. The purpose of this Summer Institute is to build repertoire, skills and techniques as well as interaction with other harpists.
We have afternoon and evening activities that are meant to build camaraderie, engender support, and offer encouragement to all the players.
Registration Each student: $895 Total includes tuition, room and board, with the exception of Tuesday night’s dinner. The Tuesday night outing to a local restaurant will feature music with dinner. Each person will pay for their own meal and beverage. Local students may commute on a daily basis but the total registration rate is the same.
Room and Board
Five nights (Sunday-Thursday) in the retreat rooms. Room assignments are first-come, first-served. Linens and towels are included for the week. All meals, except for Tuesday dinner (please bring extra money for Tues. dinner.)
$895 by June 1, 2014 /$775 by March 1, 2014
Single Rooms extra charge $300.
hurry sign up today while you can get the discount.
PO Box 733 Morrisville, PA 19067
Please advise of any dietary restrictions on your registration form.
These workshops are intended for the intermediate- to-advanced player. Students should have at least 2- 4 years of playing experience and be able to play a few pieces either from memory or using sheet music. The Celtic Harp track is taught by ear so students need not be able to sight-read to take this track. Age restrictions: Students 12 and under will be assigned an adult chaperone when not attending workshops and/or not accompanied by a parent or a guardian. Class size: Pending actual registration levels, we may bring in additional teachers to lower class sizes.
BYOH (Bring your own harp)
limited harp rentals reserve today
$150 harp rental for the week.
Students must bring their own harp and be responsible for transporting it. Music stand, stool, tuner, strings, water bottles, snacks, spending money for meal out.
Schedule: Check-in starts at 7 pm on Sunday. The GMG Harp Forum concludes Friday morning 9 am.
Please let us know if you will be leaving after the concert Thursday PM or staying until Friday morning.
REGISTRATION Please complete this form, keeping a copy for yourself, and mail it with your check made payable to GMG Studios to the address listed below.
To pay by pay pal, please call Gloria Galante 215-342- 9397. Registration DEADLINE is June 1, 2014.
Name: ____________________Age _______Circle: M or F
t- shirt size…………………………
Experience level: ______Teacher_______________________________
Class choice: □ Celtic Harp □ Pedal Harp □ □ EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT $775.00 UNTIL MARCH 1, 2014
$300 extra fee for single room.
□ SPECIAL: get a friend to attend, who hasn’t been here, $50 – CANCELLATION POLICY: Your registration fee less a 15% administrative fee will be refunded if notified in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 1, 2014 No refunds will be processed after June 1, 2014.
Please make CHECKS Payable to: GMG studios, Inc.
GMG Studios/PO Box 733/ Morrisville, PA 19067
GMG Harp Forum
June 22 (7 PM), to June 27 (9 AM) 2014
1564 Telegraph Road
West Chester, PA 19382
February 23rd Sunday evening at The Edgely Christian Church.
Doors are 630pm Show 7pm. Please Come All !
Address: 1119 Edgely Ave, Bristol, PA 19007
Fred’s Trinity Band Members are
Carlos D’Alessandro on Keys
Alzonia Johnson on Drums
Fred Vandenberg on Bass
Special Guest Multi Media VJ Artist