SOPHIA - Saguaro - Old Pueblo Harpers in Arizona

2018 Harp Events

Saturday, February 17th from 2-4 p.m.--Our new year begins with a Valentine's Day celebration! We will gather at Mary Bouley's home (central Tucson) to play solos or duets with a love theme. Any type of harp is welcome. Mary will provide beverages and snacks. Please wear red or pink for this event.

Thursday, February 22 at 7 p.m.--Harpist Claire Thai will be in recital at the home of Chris Vivona. She will be playing virtuosic pieces from advanced harp repertoire including "Au Matin" by Tournier, "Sonata in c minor" by Pescetti, "Danse de Lutins" by Renie and "Variations on a Theme in an Ancient Style" by Salzedo in preparation for auditions at the Julliard and Curtis. A reception will follow her performance.

Saturday, March 10th from 11-1 p.m.--SOPHIA's St. Patrick's celebration returns! We will meet to play Irish songs from Tunes to Go in an informal ensemble and will share an Irish-themed lunch. Wear green for this fun event!

Saturday April 14th from 2-4 p.m.--SOPHIA's annual formal spring recital will take place in April! Harp solos or duets will be performed; any type of acoustic harp is welcome. Location: Rincon Congregational Church, 122 N. Craycroft in their Fellowship Hall. Refreshments will follow at the conclusion of the performances. This is a great opportunity to perform in a formal setting in front of an appreciative audience!

Saturday, May 5th from 11-1 p.m.---"Sophiesta" returns! We will meet at Celeste's house as an informal ensemble to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by playing Latin harp music from Tunes to Go as well as from sheet music. Latin solos are welcome. We will also share a Mexican-themed luncheon.

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