Escape the cold and snow! Focus on your harp!
With your host, harp happiness expert Anne Sullivan
What if you had three full days to do nothing but play the harp?
Sounds good, right?
And what if you could play the harp and work alongside a few other harpists who were doing the same thing?
Now imagine that you have three full days to concentrate solely on your harp, alongside other like-minded harpists AND you can do it in warm, sunny Florida in February?
Now we’re talking!
That’s what the Harp Mastery Getaway Retreat is all about. I will be hosting a small group of harpists who want to do exactly that – focus on their harp playing for a few days in the perfect environment.
This is the ideal opportunity to not only settle down with your harp, but to pick my brain to help you chart your course for the rest of the year. I’d love to help you really make 2019 the year you take giant steps toward making your harp dreams your harp reality.
Why Harp Mastery?
What makes a Harp Mastery Retreat unique?
I confess – much of what makes this retreat special is what I love about teaching. I love to work with students who are committed to their harp playing, who are ready to let me help them dive deep, make big changes now and plan for growth in the future.
Having been blessed with wonderful teachers and privileged to attend one of the world’s foremost music schools – The Curtis Institute of Music – I feel a responsibility to pass on the knowledge that was so freely shared with me. No matter your background or wherever you are in your harp journey, we can work together to put you on the path to achieving your goals.
Saturday, February 23: Arrival and Welcome Dinner
We meet, greet and eat. Of course, we will play some too, as we set the stage for the rest of the retreat.
Sunday, February 24: Crash-Proof Performing 1-Day Intensive
Based on my challenge that got such a great response this autumn, our 1-Day Intensive will dive deeper, plus give you the personal, hands-on training that you need to not just play better in performance, but to actually enjoy it! (Yes, it IS possible!) And we’ll round out the day with a little casual performance by me, so you can see how I use the crash-proof techniques.
Monday, February 25: Making Your Technique Serve You
Your technique is there to help you, not get in your way. We’ll study some ways to make sure that your fingers know who’s boss! We’ll also make time for some individual coaching and practice, plus some ensemble playing, too. And of course, there will be plenty of time to relax in the pool, hang out at meals and “talk harp.”
Tuesday, February 26: One Step to Better Sight Reading, Memorizing and Playing By Ear
Did you know that there is one thing you can do that will help you improve your sight reading, your memorization AND help you play by ear? You’ll discover the secret sauce and learn how to strengthen each of these skills daily. The day also includes more one-on-one coaching and practice time, plus a fun farewell dinner.
Wednesday, February 27: Morning Departure
You’ll leave the retreat refreshed, relaxed and energized. That’s harp happiness!
The Harp Mastery Florida Getaway Retreat fee is $1800, which includes all meals and lodging. BUT if you register with another harpist friend, you can attend together and both save $450! That’s “Buy One, Get One Half Off.” That’s an incredible deal any way you look at it!
With this deal, spots will fill up quickly, so email me directly to register at [email protected]
REGISTRATION AND LOCATION
Registration is very limited. There will be a few rental harps available for those who can’t bring their own, but be sure to register early to reserve one.
The registration fee includes all the program activities and materials as well as all meals and lodging. We will be staying in a very large house in a resort community in central Florida. The house has its own pool and hot tub. Almost all the bedrooms have private baths.
The closest airport is Orlando International (MCO) which is a 40 minute drive or so from the house. Flights to Orlando are usually quite reasonably priced.
Email me now for more information and to register: [email protected]