SOPHIA - Saguaro - Old Pueblo Harpers in Arizona

2014 Harp Events

Sunday, February 16th at 5:00 p.m.-- dinner at Pastiche restaurant followed by a harp concert at 7 p.m. at Holsclaw Hall on the U of A Campus. Claire Happel, pedal harpist, will be performing in recital with assistant professor of bass Phillip Alejo. Their program will include works by Latin American and Spanish composers (e.g. Ponce, Ginastera, de Falla). Tickets are $10 at the School of Music's box office.

Saturday, March 1 from 10-12:30 p.m. at the Tucson Symphony Center (2175 N. 6th Ave.)--the Tucson Symphony Orchestra's Flute Viola Harp Trio featuring our own Trish Harris on harp will be performing a "Just for Kids"concert. Join the trio as they take you on a musical journey into an enchanted kingdom! Small children/grandchildren would love this event! Admission is free; suggested donation is $3 per person. There is ample parking at Symphony Center.

Friday, March 14th and Saturday, March 15th--Scottish fusion lever harper Cheyenne Brown will be conducting workshops in Sahuarita, AZ on learning Scottish music by ear. To register go to www.commongroundonthehill.org and click on "Common Ground on the Border"on their front page.

Sunday, March 16th at 2 p.m.--Cheyenne Brown and Michael Ronstadt (cellist and nephew to Linda Ronstadt) will perform for a SOPHIA house concert. Refreshments and a "meet the artists" session follows the concert. We are sold out of tickets!

Saturday, March 22nd from 11-1:15 p.m.--St. Patrick's celebration circle and potluck! Glazed corned beef, sliced roasted chicken, potatoes with leeks and kale, spinach salad/fruit salad, chocolate cake and more! Bring your harps, your Tunes to Go books, and wear green for this fun event!

Saturday, April 5th from 2-3:30 p.m.--SOPHIA spring recital, open to all types of harps and to all levels. Play pieces/tunes in front of a caring audience! Refreshments will be served following the performances.

Saturday, October 11th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon--SOPHIA White Elephant Sale! Please bring harp music and/or accessories that you would like to sell. SOPHIA is asking for 10% of any sales to help support our group. In addition, we plan to set aside time for harp solos and refreshments. This event will be held at Trish Harris' home. More details will be sent out closer to the date of the event.

Saturday, November 8th at 4 p.m. at Armory Park--SOPHIA will play as an informal ensemble for the Little Angels Procession during their arts and crafts segment. This is a great opportunity to share your love of harp music and also to connect with the general public. This year we will be using the book Tunes to Go--no rehearsals. All interested harpers are welcome!

Sunday, December 21st from 5-8 p.m.--SOPHIA will play Christmas carols from Tunes to Go for the Winterhaven "Festival of Lights". We will also share a potluck supper before the performance.

Sunday, February 22nd from 1-3 p.m. at the home of Trish Harris. SOPHIA members will play duets (any style) or solos of love songs in honor of Valentine's Day. All types of harps are welcome! Trish will provide refreshments. Please wear red or pink for this event.

Saturday, March 14th from 11-1:30 p.m. at the home of Becky Foreman. Our popular St. Patrick's celebration returns! SOPHIA will play Irish songs from Tunes to Go in an informal ensemble format and also share a wonderful potluck of Irish food--roasted turkey, cabbage casserole, spinach salad, fruit salad, chocolate cake, Irish cookies, glazed corned beef, potatoes, and more! Please wear green for this event!

Saturday, April 11 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at Udall Park. SOPHIA will conduct a spring recital. All types of harps are welcome! Play tunes/pieces in a formal setting in front of an appreciative audience. Refreshments will be served following the performances.

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