This event marks National Harp Day, an initiative led by Harp Ireland to promote Irish harp practice.

National Harp Day at Magee campus

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This event marks National Harp Day, an initiative led by Harp Ireland to promote Irish harp practice.

This event marks National Harp Day, an initiative led by Harp Ireland to promote Irish harp practice. There will be a number of performances and workshops throughout the island of Ireland this Saturday and the event at Magee campus will feature a performance and workshop by Lauren O’Neill (PhD researcher: Music and Irish) alongside Gráinne Meyer, a classically trained harpist, and Aoibheann Devlin, an early Irish harper.

The event will commence at 12.15 with two workshops; one focusing on the harp as an accompaniment instrument in Irish traditional music and the other focusing on improving technique. Subsequent to the workshops, Aoibheann Devlin will host a 'Try the wires' session, where students can try out the early Irish harp and the music associated with it.

The event will close with a short performance, open to the public, featuring Gráinne Meyer on concert harp, Aoibheann Devlin on early Irish harp and Eugene McKenna and I on fiddle and traditional harp.

The event will be held in the Recital Room and café space in the Foyle Arts Building.

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Ulster University
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Derry~Londonderry
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12:15 to 00:00

Foyle Arts Building (MQ Building) Recital Room

Lauren O’Neill

oneill-l60@ulster.ac.uk

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