SOPHIA - Saguaro - Old Pueblo Harpers in Arizona

SOPHIA Calendar for 2011

Sunday, January 9th, from 2PM to 4PM. Harp Gathering at Christine's
Join SOPHIA for its first gathering of the year! We will play harps in a jazzy ensemble and socialize. Contact SOPHIA for directions.

Saturday, February 19th from 2PM to 4PM. Harp Education Forum at Jim and Ellie Bouley's
Teachers and students are invited to share their experiences and questions relating to the time honored traditions of harp pedagogy. Everyone is asked to bring their first method book and a harp will be provided for demonstration purposes. Contact SOPHIA for directions.

Sunday March 13th, from 2PM to 4PM. Celtic Harp Circle at Mara McConnell's
Bring your harp and share your Celtic music with the group. Contact SOPHIA for directions.

Saturday, April 2nd, 1PM to 4PM Music Education Auditions, Part 1 at Becky Foreman's
First day of Music Education Auditions. For all ages for beginner to intermediate level players. This American Harp Society program gives students the opportunity to play two contrasting pieces in front of a judge in a non-competitive atmosphere twice, four weeks apart. Students will receive constructive comments after the first session and have an opportunity to improve upon their performance in the second session. See your teacher for a registration form or click here to print out the form online.

Saturday April 16th, from 2PM to 4PM. Historical Harp Gathering at Paul Amiel's
Paul Amiel will share his Baroque harp traditions, Hana Halverston will share her wire harp traditions and Lorna Govier and Anne Kilmer will share Anne's recreated Sumerian Lyre and music with the group. Contact SOPHIA for directions.

Saturday, May 7th, Music Education Auditions, 1PM to 4PM, Part 2 at Becky Foreman's
Second day of Music Education Auditions.

Saturday, May 21st from 5PM to 7PM at location Agua Caliente Park
POTLUCK! Bring a yummy dish to share and if you wish, your harp as well. We will socialize and play in this beautiful and special Tucson spot.

Sunday, October 23rd from 1PM to 3PM at Patricia Harris'
We will rehearse for the Little Angel's Procession. Contact SOPHIA for directions.

Saturday, November 5th
We will play harps in Armory Park as part of the Little Angels Procession event. Details TBA. 

Sunday, December 4th from 1 to 3PM at Carolyn Ancell's
Our Holiday SOPHIA Gathering. Bring something delicious to share, a harp if you wish to play holiday tunes and your holiday spirit!