EVENTS-PAST 2014 – DHC (Deborah Henson-Conant)

These are events that already happened in 2014. Click join my mailing list (it’s fun! And you get to download a free Blues mp3 in the process at MA  •  Sat. Jan. 11, 2014

RWS-DHC-0340-ed-600x471“Lose your Blues” at TCAN

Grammy-nominated vocalist and electric harpist Deborah Henson-Conant will be bringing her annual “Lose Your Blues” show to The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN).

  • WHAT:  ‘Lose your Blues’ Solo Show
  • WHERE:  The Center for Arts in Natick
  • WHEN:  Sat. Jan. 11, 2014 at 7pm


Online •  Sun. Jan 12, 2014

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Buy ticket now for $1 or $2 or $10! Then come to the show from your laptop, text-chat with the other folks watching (and me!) If you love what you hear, drop some more in the tip jar!

  • WHAT:  Laptop Concert
  • WHERE:  YOUR computer via ConcertWindow
  • WHEN:  Sun. Dec. 12, 2014 at 4:30


Online Worldwide • Sun. April 6, 2014

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When was the last time you got to pay ONE BUCK to get into a show?? This is a mini-show – 45 minutes FROM MY STUDIO, DHC-TV!  Pay what you want, watch from your laptop, and text-chat with the other folks watching (and me!),

  • WHAT:  Laptop Concert
  • WHERE:  On your computer via Concert Windows
  • WHEN:  Sun. Apr. 6, 2014 at 4:30 pm EST
  • SHOW INFO & TIX:


Rockport, MASat. April 12, 2014

DHC-Buckley-Lunge2013-1500x1185-creditShalin Liu Solo Show &
Limited Edition EP Release!

Deborah Henson-Conant is bringing her one-woman show to the scenic seaport village of Rockport.  Stories, humor, and music from Blues to Flamenco with sounds you never thought could come from a harp.

  • WHAT:  Solo Show & EP Release!
  • WHERE:  Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA
  • WHEN:  Sat. April 12, 2014 at 8pm


Online WorldwideMon. April 21, 2014

Marathon Music “Harp-a-thon”

Harpathon marathon Monday
Special 5.5-Hour Livestream Concert to Raise Money for Parkinson’s Disease Research.  100% of the proceeds of this concert go to the fund for Parkinson’s Research through “Team Fox” Michael J. Fox Foundation. Read the press release
Pay what you want. Come for 5 minutes or 5 hours.


Nantucket, MA Sat. April 26, 2014

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Take a Harp. Shrink it down. Strap it on. Plug it in… Deborah-Henson Conant is bringing her solo show to Dreamland in Nantucket.

  • WHAT:  Solo show & Album Release
  • WHERE:  Dreamland Film & Performing Arts Center, 17 South Water Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
  • WHEN:  Sat. April 26, 2014 at 7:30pm


Boston, MAThu. May 1, 2014

Mythic Women imageCFA Hall • Boston University Chamber Works by Deborah Henson-Conant “Mythic Women” Admission – Free

Jeila Irdmusa, Soprano, Szu-Ning Tai, Harp, Barbara Poeschl-Edrich, Harp, Yun-Yun Lin, Cello, Celine Ferro, Clarinet, Ling Lo, Piano

A collaborative project I’m doing as a composer & performance coach with Boston University’s chamber music program and their faculty concert series. It’s a concert of my works for soprano and chamber ensemble based on stories of mythic women.


Online ClassStarts June 17, 2014

HHT-ImageHipHarp Toolkit – Latin Style!

10-Week Online “Hip Harp Tookit” course with 10 bonus mini-lessons in Latin Styling from Cristina Braga.

In this 10-week course specifically for harp players (lever & pedal), harpists learn the fundamentals of solo arrangement so they can liberate themselves from the written page and create their own arrangements from simple melodies and bass-lines. This course teaches harpists the fundamentals of arrangement structure, the basics of what to do with LH and RH, how to simplify difficult pieces and how to embellish simplistic ones.

Click Here for more Course info.


New Orleans, LAMon. June 23, 2014

strgspassion-sqrlogo-450p“Strings on Passion” LIVE at 2014 AHS Conference

It’s music, ideas and humor in a presentation that is both concert and lecture, both listening and interactive for the audience.  ‘Strings of Passion’ plays out 7 principles, string by string, to show how they resonate and harmonize with each other. The principles: invention, collaboration, leadership, structure, character, exploration & lift-off as idea becomes reality.

  • WHAT:  Strings of Passion
  • WHERE:  Astor Crowne Plaza, 739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
  • WHEN:  Mon. June 23, 2013 at 11am
  • MORE INFOhttp://www.hipharp.com/blog/8803


New Orleans Wed. June 25, 2014

“Soñando en Español”

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Concerto for Harp & Orchestra by Deborah Henson-Conant with featured harp soloist Eleanor Turner & The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Guest Conductor Deborah Henson-Conant.

Included in the performance: Three Movement Concerto composed by Deborah Henson-Conant. Performance part of the 2014 AHS Conference.


Worldwide OnlineJune 29, 2014

Strings Of Passion LIVE webshow

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LIVE from the studios of DHC-TV – a special online version of  “Strings of Passion.”

For those who can’t come to New Orleans for the LIVE “Strings of Passion,” I’m performing a special livestream version. Learn the 7 principles that take me from creative impulse to the lift-off of personal expression: music, ideas & humor in concert – live with the 32-string hip-harp.


Sydney, Australia July 23, 2014

“Where Passion Meets Performance”
Masterclass and Workshop

BF-passion-meets-performanceThe masterclass and workshop with guest coach Eleanor Turner, includes an overview of the playing techniques and character-performance for my piece “Baroque Flamenco” and hands-on coaching for soloists and chamber ensemble.

Soloists will be chosen by audition. These two events are in conjunction with the 12th World Harp Congress.


Sydney, AustraliaJuly 24, 2014

“Soñando en Español” Concerto for Harp & Chamber Ensemble by Deborah Henson-Conant

Sydney-concerto

Featured harp soloist Eleanor Turner
Guest Conductor Deborah Henson-Conant.

This concert is a Chamber Ensemble concert with harp soloist and 8-Piece Chamber Ensemble including pieces from my “Invention & Alchemy” suite: Baroque Flamenco, 996, Danger Zone.

Performance part of the 2014 World Harp Congress.


Sydney, AustraliaJuly 25, 2014

Opera HoSydney-Opera-house-baruse Bar

The Opera House Bar is sooooo close to the Opera House and I’ll be weilding my 32-string electric body harp in an early evening set reminiscent of my old jazz days.

The show is from 18:50 – 19:40 (6:50 – 7:40), so if you’re down under, come on over!


Worldwide, OnlineSep. 2014

“Baroque Flamenco Bootcamp”
International Online Harp Training Program

bfbc-square-300pIn this 3-week high-energy online training program, harp players of all levels learn to play Deborah Henson-Conant’s fiery showcase “Baroque Flamenco”

SOLD OUT!!!!

For more info:
http://www.hipharp.com/events/bfbc.html


Pasadena, CA Oct. 19, 2014

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(All cleverly timed to avoid LA Traffic!)

1:00 – 3:00 pm – Hands-On Workshop for Harp Players
5:15 pm – VIP Pre-Show Reception Plus Concert Tix & Preferred Seating 6:30 pm – “Strings of Passion” Salon Concert

 


Worldwide OnlineOct. 2014

HipHarp Toolkit

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In this 7-week online course, harp players of all levels liberate themselves from the written page and learn to arrange music at their own level.

While you can apply the principles of “Hip Harp Toolkit” to any style of music, the Fall 2014 session uses Holiday music as a basis for exercises so that participants can develop a repertoire of music they can put into practice immediately at Holiday events.

More info here:  http://hipharp.com/events/hipharptoolkit.html


Asheville, NCOct. 26 & Nov 2, 2014

The Altamont TheatreAsheville-Altamont

I’m returning to one of the world’s greatest intimate listening rooms – the Altamont Theater in Asheville, N.C.

Tix on Sale for both shows NOW!

For more info: http://thealtamont.com/


Boston, MANov. 16, 2014

Private Studio Reading of Deborah Henson-Conant’s original musical “The Golden Cage”

The Golden Cage

Teresa Winner Blume (as Alphea) Robert DeVivo (as Boris) Timother Maurice, piano / music director

I know it’s not so cool to put something on the tour list that you can’t actually come to, but I”m so excited about this that I want to let you know!

We’ll be rehearsing and performing a unstaged reading of my musical “The Golden Cage” in my studio just outside the Boston Area.

If you’re passionate about musical theater, and want to sponsor one of the development phases of this project, email to let me know and I”ll send you more information.

My goal? What else but … Broadway.


Indina, PADec. 4, 2014

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Concert Band and Electric Harp hips out the holidays at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in a special holiday show with the IUP Jazz Band.



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