ONE OF THE NATION’S LARGEST HARP ORCHESTRAS
AN ORCHESTRA LIKE NONE OTHER!
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in Central Pennsylvania heard the news and inquired about joining the group,
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The orchestra presented its first full summer concert, “Hot Summer Harps” at the Forum in July 2008, with unusual special guests Nayo African Drums and Vicki’s Tap Pups. The orchestra pulled out all the stops and ventured into new territory: pop music and rock-and-roll! “Hot Summer Harps” made history, too. As far as we know, it was the first time an orchestra of harps provided the music for a tap-dance number!
Harps are rare, so naturally harp orchestras are even rarer. With more than 100 harpist members, Harrisburg Harp Orchestra now has one of the largest harp ensembles in the United States. The orchestra plays music from a wide variety of musical styles, and every concert is a once-in-a-lifetime event!
In addition to its size,
Harp-Felt Christmas at
Basilica of Saints Cyril and Methodius
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Historic Peace Church
A variety of community events and retirement centers.
In addition, small ensembles of members have appeared at countless events throughout Central Pennsylvania.
If you’re looking for a harp ensemble, or an individual harpist from the group, please contact:
Sheet music for harp orchestra and special recordings are available!
Photography by Frank Baker. Web site management by Louis Lynch. To contact the Harrisburg Harp Orchestra, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org