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The world is in a constant state of flux … and so are tourdates. Make sure to contact venues before you travel to a show to confirm the details. To get the first – and latest – info on events, join my mailing list (it’s fun! The easiest way to do it is go to my FREE STUFF page and download any of the free things I offer there)

Norfolk, VA • Fri. May 26, 2017

Virginia Arts Festival – Norfolk Fringe


This Grammy-nominated electric harp virtuoso has a wicked sense of humor, a gutsy voice, and theatrical flair to spare, whether she’s playing classics, covering rock classics, crooning and plucking the blues, or serving up sizzling flamenco. Discover “dazzling harp playing, gorgeous jazz/pop singing, comic timing and impressive songwriting” (Austin American-Statesman) in this Fringe show at the Virginia Arts Festival.

Virginia Arts Festival’s Norfolk Fringe! Catch a world premiere opera that gender switches roles and dares you to guess who’s real and who’s ghostly. Take a break from fake news and get to giggling over fake Shakespeare. Discover an astonishingly gifted 13-year-old jazz pianist, hear a one-man-band, and smash a musical barrier with a hip-harp show…..mind-blowing performances to choose from, at ticket prices that make it possible to load your cart with arts and entertainment all weekend long!


Danville, CA (San Fran Area) • May 28-29, 2017

International Harp Festival (IHF)
Sun. May 28 – Concert
Mon. May 29 – Full-day Immersion Workshop


The 2017 International Harp Festival (IHF) will once again be held at the beautiful San Damiano Retreat Center  with the mission to educate, inspire, and connect harpists from around the globe.

Deborah will be performing LIVE ON STAGE on Sunday, May 28th AT 7:30PM.

On Monday the 29th, Memorial Day, DHC will offer her all-day “Strings of Passion LIVE!” In this full-day, hands on “Strings of Passion” workshop you’ll learn to engage the 7 Strings of Passion that take you from creative impulse to creative expression – with activities that release your own creative impulses and show you how to harness them into your own unique creative expression.

Your playing will become richer, your ability to connect to your instrument and your audience will expand and you’ll experience your own creative resonance expand each time you connect your inner and outer strings.  

  • WHAT: International Harp Festival (IHF)
  • WHERE: San Damiano Retreat Center, 710 Highland Drive, Danville, CA
  • WHEN:  May 28th at 7:30PM: Concert, May 29th all-day: “Strings of Passion LIVE”

Hong KongWed. July 12, 2017

Closing Concert at 13th World Harp Congress


This year, for the first time ever, World Harp Congress  is in Asia! ‘A Harp Journey from West to East’  is being held in Hong Kong.

Deborah Henson-Conant is performing the closing concert on July 12th! 

The strong support from harpists and musicians, from Asia & China, AND masters from all over the world, will make this event a truly multi-national sensation! Click the info & registration link below to learn more!


  • WHAT:  Deborah Henson-Conant in the Closing Concert of the 13th World Harp Congress
  • WHERE:  Hong Kong
  • WHEN: Wed. July 12 at 7:30PM


Parsippany, NJ • Sun. July 23, 2017

Full-day Workshop at Somerset Folk Harp Festival


Add-on to your festival weekend with the 2017 Improv Expansion with Deborah Henson-Conant! Broaden Your Improv Horizons with DHC’s new ‘Improv Expansion’ All-Day Sunday program.

Deborah gets rave reviews for her All-Day Sunday sessions at Somerset. This year, Somerset is collaborating with Deborah Henson-Conant to bring another brand new full-day improvisation experience to the festival.

Set your sights and reach new heights by exploring how to open up pieces you already know and love. Tap your creative potential and augment what’s already in your musical toolbox!

Online – Worldwide
Deborah Henson-Conant’s
Hip Harp Academy


My new “Hip Harp Academy” is all about teaching you how to express yourSELF with your instrument at the technical ability you have right now, this very minute – and the Full membership level gives you access to all the online courses I’ve created in the past four years.

Do you want a sneak peek first? Then sign up for this free training: “HaRpy Birthday” and get a glimpse of the academy!

harpybirthday-opt-in_v1dhcIncludes a PDF Playsheet and 20-minute video training that shows you how to create a fabulous intro, a snazzy ending,  how to get people started singing – and how to accompany them when they do.

PLUS three Bonus sections in how to adapt the song for therapeutic situations, how to create a simple improv on it (and why you might want to do that) –  AND creative opportunities to play the song when nobody’s having a birthday!

Get the FREE “HaRpy Birthday” mini-training NOW!


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