Historical Harp Society Conference

June 17-18, 2024

St. Alban’s Church
1501 Washington Ave.
Albany, California

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Monday

9:00 – 10:00: Registration, meet and greet
break
10:15 – 11:15: session 1, Asinus et lyra – the Donkey with the Harp by Nancy Thym
Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 pm: session 2, Reimagining the Medieval Wire-Strung Harp as Accompaniment to Filidh Poetry by Sandra Fromm
break
2:30 – 3:30: session 3, Comparing Original Compositions for Solo Harp with Modern Editions by Jan Walters
break
3:45 – 4:45: session 4, A MOST EXCELLENT ADVENTURE from Chant to Polyphony by Shira Kammen
Dinner
7:00 – 8:30 pm: Concert featuring Nancy Thym, Sandra Fromm, and Jan Walters

Tuesday

9:45 – 10:30 am: membership meeting

10:45 – 11:45 am: session 5, Meet the Medieval Modes by Cheryl Ann Fulton

Lunch
1:45 – 2:15 pm: Jam Session – Salve Virgo Virginum, led by Angelorum

2:30 pm: Concert The Medieval Harp Choir Angelorum with guest artist Peter Maund, percussion, will perform a concert of medieval music including works from the Las Huelgas Codex, and pieces based on the music from the Carmina Burana, Fraeunlob and Hildegard von Bingen.