HARPER TASCHE EVENT CALENDAR


last updated March 2017
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UPCOMING PUBLIC PERFORMANCES

May 19-21, 2017 - Sauder Village, Archbold OH
THE HARP GATHERING Concert and Workshops
Schedule to be announced
For more information see www.harpgathering.com

June 9-11, 2017 - Whidbey Island WA
SUMMER FOLK HARP RETREAT
Details to be announced
Sponsored by the Puget Sound Folk Harp Society
For more information see www.pugetsoundfolkharpsociety.org

October 12-14, 2017 - near Ottawa, Ontario
NORTHERN LIGHTS HARP FEST Concert and Workshops
Schedule to be announced
For more information see www.northernlightsharpfest.com


PAST HIGHLIGHTS

2016


Harp Seattle Festival workshops - Seattle WA
   Sponsored by Dusty Strings Music School
Skagit Valley Highland Games - Mount Vernon WA
   Solo Performance and Lecture, "The Real World of Celtic Harps"
   Sponsored by the Celtic Arts Foundation
Summer Folk Harp Retreat - Whidbey Island WA
   Sponsored by the Puget Sound Folk Harp Society
23rd Annual Solo "Marathon Matinee" concert - Whidbey Island WA
   Sponsored by Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens
Winter Folk Harp Festival - near Mount Vernon WA
   Sponsored by the Puget Sound Folk Harp Society

2015


"A Whirlwind History of Christmas Music" - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Hearthstone Community
Solo Concert & Workshops - Victoria BC
    Benefit concert for St. Luke Cedar Hill Parish Music Fund
Northern Lights Harp Fest - Ottawa ON
Samhain Harp Circle - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Galway Traders Irish Imports

2014


"Medieval Music for Advent" with Trinity Consort - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Trinity Parish Episcopal
Harp Seattle Festival - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Dusty Strings Music School
Solo Concert & Workshop - Walnut Creek CA
    Sponsored by Harps Etc.
Skagit Valley Highland Games - Mount Vernon WA
    Sponsored by Celtic Arts Foundation

2013


Solo Concert & Workshops - Everett WA
    Music-Thanatology Association International Conference
Trinity Consort Concert - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Trinity Parish Episcopal
Solo Concert & Workshops - Houston TX
    Sponsored by Gulf Coast Harpers Chapter ISFHC
Featured Recording, Museum of Making Music - Carlsbad CA
    Special Exhibit, "The Harp: A Global Story of Man, Music & Medicine"
Featured Music, Documentary Film "After Winter, Spring"
    Written and directed by Judith Lit

2012


Seattle Folk Harp Symposium - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Dusty Strings
Solo Concert "Unplugged" - Holden Village WA
    Celebrating 30 years of Harper's music at Holden
Skagit Valley Highland Games - Mount Vernon WA
    Solo Performance and Lecture, "The Real World of Celtic Harps"
    Sponsored by the Celtic Arts Foundation
Solo Concert & Workshops - Madison WI
    Sponsored by Madison Folk Harp Society & First Unitarian Society
Solo Concert - Snohomish WA
    Sponsored by Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater

2011


Seattle Harp Duo Concert - Seattle WA
    Beth Kolle and Harper Tasche
    Sponsored by "Music at Trinity" Concert Series
World Harp Congress XI - Vancouver BC
    Lecture recital, "Small Yet Serious Harps"
Solo Concert "Music from Winter and Wilderness" - Parkland WA
    Sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church Parkland

2010


Solo Showcase Performance "Wintermas Moon" - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Dusty Strings
Continuo Harp "Messiah Sing-Along" - Stanford CA
    Sponsored by Stanford University
Solo Concert - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by "Music at Trinity" Concert Series
International Folk Harp Conference ("HarpCon") - St Louis MO
    Sponsored by the International Society of Folk Harpers & Craftsmen
Somerset Folk Harp Conference - Parsippanny NJ
American Harp Society National Conference - Tacoma WA
Seattle Harp Duo Concert - Seattle WA
    Beth Kolle and Harper Tasche, Empty Sea Studios
Seattle Harp Duo Showcase - Seattle WA
    Beth Kolle and Harper Tasche, Daniels Recital Hall
    Sponsored by International Artists

2009


Folk Harp Getaway - Harpers Ferry WV
    Concert Performance & Workshops
    Sponsored by Washington (D.C.) Area Folk Harp Society
Solo Concert, Cross-Strung Harp - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Music Appreciation Assoc./WA Federation of Music Clubs
Big Sky Folk Harp Festival - Big Sky MT
A Concert of Voice and Harp - Port Townsend WA
    With Tenor Adam Burdick and Mezzo-Soprano Lorraine Burdick
Solo Showcase Performance - Seattle WA
    Featured Guest Artist, Daniels Recital Hall
    Sponsored by International Artists

2008


Featured Artist, "Crescendo!" Television Program
    "Feste Jul with Harper Tasche" (Episode 171)
    "Crescendo! Welcomes Harper Tasche" (Episode 167)
    Produced by International Artists
Seattle Folk Harp Symposium - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Dusty Strings Acoustic Music Shop
Somerset Folk Harp Festival "On the Potomac" - Alexandria VA
Guest Artist, "Delights for the Ear" Concert - Seattle WA
    Presented by the Seattle Composers' Seminar

2007


Solo Concert - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Church
Seattle Folk Harp Symposium - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Dusty Strings
Fall Harp Retreat - near Santa Cruz CA
    Sponsored by Harpers Hall & Culinary Society
Somerset Folk Harp Festival - Somerset NJ
Big Sky Folk Harp Festival - Big Sky MT
Solo Concert & Workshops - Eugene OR
    Sponsored by the Emerald Harp Circle

2006


High Spirits Music Celtic Harp Workshop - Naramata BC
Yakima Folklife Festival - Yakima WA
San Jose Folk Harp Festival (a.k.a. "Somerset West") - San Jose CA
Guest Artist, KBCS-FM "Mostly Medieval" with Derek Blackwell
Solo Concert - Kent WA
    Sponsored by Unity Church of Kent

2005


Solo Concert - Glendale CA
    Sponsored by St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Big Sky Folk Harp Festival, Big Sky MT
Cross-Strung Harp X-Travaganza - Petaluma CA
Seattle Folk Harp Symposium - Seattle WA
    Sponsored by Dusty Strings

2004


Solo Concert & Workshops - St. Paul MN
    Sponsored by the Twin Cities Folk Harp Society
Somerset Folk Harp Festival - Somerset NJ
Harp Workshops - New Westminster BC

2003


Seattle Harp Duo Concert & Workshops - Ashland OR
    Beth Kolle and Harper Tasche
    Sponsored by the Southern Oregon Harp Circle
International Folk (Celtic) Harp School - Wells BC
    Produced by Island Mountain Arts
Solo Concert & Workshops - Occidental CA
    Sponsored by the Bay Area Folk Harp Society
Solo Concert - Mountlake Terrace WA
    Multicultural event sponsored by Mountlake Terrace Library
Solo Concert - Newburg OR
    Sponsored by Dancing Trees Sanctuary for the Arts
Solo Concert & Workshops - Chico CA
    Sponsored by the Northern California Harp Ring
Solo Concert - Bellingham WA
    Sponsored by Hardy Gardens

2002


Southwest Regional Harp Festival - Houston TX
    Sponsored by Gulf Coast Harpers
Banff Harp Festival - Banff AB
    Sponsored by the Banff Centre
CTMS Solstice Festival - Calabasas CA
    Sponsored by the California Traditional Music Society
Solo Concert & Workshops - Denver CO
    Sponsored by Colorado Celtic Harp Society & Kolacny Music
"Canterbury Tales" Concert - Seattle WA
    Guest Artist, Contrafacta Medieval Ensemble
   Co-sponsored by Seattle Early Music Guild


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