The Glissando

April 2019 Glissando

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   View this email in your browser GLISSANDO Greater Houston Chapter April 2019 A Message From Our President It is humbling, when you witness the fruition of a dream that enabled 42 (!) harpists to experience a juried competition. Thank you, Hope Cowan and your committee, for bringing this event to the GHC on…

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March 2019 Glissando

    GLISSANDO Greater Houston Chapter March 2019         A Message From Our President     A gilder at Lyon & Healy is burnishing gold leaf by rubbing the surface with an agate stone to produce a luminous shine (PC: Lyon & Healy)   March 2019 arrives and the Mildred Milligan Competition…

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February 2019 Glissando

GLISSANDO Greater Houston Chapter February 2019 A Message From Our President Quick! How many songs can you name that include the word “love” in the title? I “love” writing harp programs this time of year! I’m fortunate to perform for a number of groups who really enjoy the harp and the trivia details I share…

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January 2019 Glissando

    GLISSANDO Greater Houston Chapter January 2019         A Message From Our President       Gotta ask. What is your New Year’s Resolution? Is it carving out more practice time? Finally mastering a massive harp score? Increasing your teaching studio? Getting organized for the umpteenth time? I’m like you. I…

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December 2018 Glissando

    GLISSANDO Greater Houston Chapter December 2018         A Message From Our President       Happy Holidays to the GHC! I thought I’d send you this greeting which is so incredibly witty and musically accurate. If you play this piece, you will certainly appreciate this rendition. So, take a deep…

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November 2018 Glissando

    GLISSANDO Greater Houston Chapter November 2018         A Message From Our President     GHC members at the October 7 copyright presentation led by Kate Gabriele   One of my favorite and most requested harp ballads is “Autumn Leaves.”  It is an exquisite French song that migrated to the United…

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October 2018 Glissando

  GLISSANDO Greater Houston Chapter November 2018           A Message From Our President     GHC members at the October 7 copyright presentation led by Kate Gabriele   One of my favorite and most requested harp ballads is “Autumn Leaves.”  It is an exquisite French song that migrated to the United…

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September 2018 Glissando

  GLISSANDO Greater Houston Chapter September 2018         A Message From Our President     Henriette Renie with Harpo Marx c. 1935, at her studio in Normandy   We are preparing for our Saturday, September 22 event which will showcase AHS Artist Abigail Kent in master class and recital. Please plan to join us…

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August 2018 Glissando

  GLISSANDO Greater Houston Chapter August 2018     A Message From Our President As we wind up our summer vacations, many thanks to Emily Klein who is finalizing plans for the GHC opening event. AHS artist Abigail Kent will perform and teach a master class on Saturday, September 22. Meanwhile, Elizabeth Webb is putting…

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July 2018 Glissando

  GLISSANDO Greater Houston Chapter July 2018         A Message From Our President       Summer definition: the year-round season in Houston. On the flip side, it is the time for summer harp workshops, a break for many of our school teachers and harp students, and time for getaway trips. I…

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