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Dear Chapter Members:
Happy chilly New Year!  As you recover from the post-holiday performance season, I invite you to think ahead to several exciting up-coming events. I hope to see many of you there!
The annual Christopher Newport University Harp Festival in Newport News, Virginia, will be held on January 27.  Please visit to register, or email for further details.  Tickets are $25 and include access to all events, a souvenir tee-shirt, and a buffet lunch at Regatta’s.
Spring Events: be sure to mark your calendars for our spring events!  We are in the process of setting a date for our scholarship recital.  Please email me as soon as possible if you would like to help out in any way.  We will also be hosting the current AHS Concert Artist, Abigail Kent, in recital on March 25 and the Dallas Harp Quartet in both a masterclass and recital on April 15.  More information can be found on our Facebook page.
6/5/2017  Dear Chapter Members:
I’m happy to have finally been given official permission to announce that the Camac Festival will be here in the DMV this fall!  The free, 3-day event (November 3-5, 2017) will feature a masterclass and performance by the incomparable Isabelle Moretti, as well as performances by several chapter members.  Please visit: for details and to reserve your free place!
Thank you,
5/5/2017  Dear Chapter Members:
I hope you are managing to stay dry on this very wet Cinco de Mayo!  Please remember that we are meeting tomorrow at Red Rocks Neapolitan Bistro on H Street at 1:00.  Please RSVP to me directly, so that I might reserve an appropriately-sized table.  Families, students, and potential members are all welcome!
We are also still accepting donations and applications for the Jane Taylor Memorial Harp Scholarship.  Your donations are tax-exempt, and can be mailed to treasurer David Crookston, or submitted online at our GoFundMe page:
The board is in the process of planning our next season.  We have reached out to several artists, but would love some feedback from our members as well.  Who would you like to see/hear in concert?  Please email me with suggestions; we hope to finalize our season by the end of the month.
Thank you, and I hope to see you tomorrow at lunch!
Dear Chapter Members:
I hope you are all staying cozy and dry on this cold and wet day!
  • Thank you for your support for the Jane Taylor Memorial Scholarship!  Please remember share the scholarship drive so that we can continue adding funds.  We are now accepting applications; please email me directly for details.
  • Our May 6 get-together will be at 1:00 at Red Rocks on H Street (  Please let me know if you plan to attend — hope to see you there!
  • The Capital Wind Symphony needs a harpist for their May 21 concert.  Details are below; please contact conductor George Etheridge ( directly if you are available.
Capital Wind Symphony concert
may 21,2017
Ernst Center (NOVA Annandale campus)
One rehearsal-May 15-7:45-
Longfellow Middle School,Vienna ,Virginia
Repertoire including harp-Simple Songs(suite for band -Watson-one movement
has harp)
Liebestod-Wagner (in a different key than orchestra)
Fee $300 for both rehearsal and concert)
The CWS  is a 65 piece Wind orchestra,comprised of professional musicians
from Maryland,Virginia and D.C.
Thank you-please let me know asap -we will mail the music to you-