Season of Celebration

Season of Celebration

Season of Celebration Round to Learn by Deborah Henson-Conant https://www.hipharp.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/01-Season-of-Celebration.mp3  The Story of “Season of Celebration” My former manager, Stephanie Maillet, and I would sit down once a week for...
The Big Three

The Big Three

The Big ThreeBring Structure to the MagicSo YOU can play with FREEDOM JOIN THE HIP HARP ACADEMY Creativity. I’ve spent a lifetime exploring, practicing, and developing it. And that’s why I built the academy – to pass on what I’ve learned to YOU...
Who Actually DOES This??

Who Actually DOES This??

What kind of harp player joins Hip Harp Academy?What do they GET out of it??Who actually DOES this??? Join Me in Hip Harp Academy Maybe you’ve been wondering – Is Hip Harp Academy right for someone like me? What would I get out of working with Deborah...
I was afraid…

I was afraid…

Years ago, I heard about a master-teacher named Tony Montanaro. He was a legendary performer and coach. People called him a CREATIVE GURU. I wanted so badly to work with him. I knew he would take my performance to a whole new level. But I was scared. So I kept putting...
The Big Three

It takes a Harpist: Carol Booth saves the first post-pandemic Holiday Carol Sing in Lorne, New South Wales

It was supposed to be a community carol sing with the town’s Concert Band – the first since the Pandemic. But when rain damped those plans,  HARPIST Carol Booth,  jumped in with her IMPROV SKILLS, reindeer hat and harp to save the spirit of the season in...
Debra Sawyer’s arrangement of DHC’s “Sous Chef”

Debra Sawyer’s arrangement of DHC’s “Sous Chef”

“I have been performing this tune in a 12-bar format with my pianist. I prefer DHC’s version because it gives me more freedom on the harp.” ~ Debra Sawyer Debra Sawer performs DHC’s Sous Chef for her Blues Final Beginning Project. Debra has been...
Betty Herloski’s Rendition of a Jazz Standard

Betty Herloski’s Rendition of a Jazz Standard

“Doing the early jazz-stride piece Ain’t Misbehavin’ with my brother Bill ~ Betty Herloski Betty Herloski is joined by her brother for their rendition of Fats Waller’s Ain’t Misbehavin’. Betty adds video effects, such as giving the suggestion of...
Meditation & Media ~ Heleen Vandeputte

Meditation & Media ~ Heleen Vandeputte

“Making this video actually allowed me to come back to myself, my inner peace and so regain new, positive energy.” ~ Heleen Vandeputte Heleen Vandeputte shares photos of her trip to Brazil accompanied by meditative harp music. The music is based on chords...

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