Scoil na gCláirseach
SUMMER SCHOOL OF EARLY IRISH HARP
 

The Historical Harp Society of Ireland is the organisation which runs Scoil na gCláirseach — Summer School of Early Irish Harp. Other activities include concerts, workshops, lessons, harp rental and sales, and a members' library.

EARLY & TRADITIONAL MUSIC IN IRELAND

Breac Moedog Kinsale Arts Week

Galway Early Music Festival

East Cork Early Music Festival

Irish Traditional Music Archive

Meitheal Residential Summer School of Irish traditional music

Melrose Music

OTHER ORGANISATIONS

The Flight of the Earls - Imeacht na nIarlaí 400th anniversary conference, Letterkenny IT 17th - 19th
August 2007

The Western Writers Centre, Galway

OTHER HARP EVENTS

Edinburgh Harp Festival - Anually in Scotland, for all types of harp.

Harfentreffen - Annual German harp festival

SOCIETIES & ORGANISATIONS

Historical Harp Society of Ireland - organises and runs Scoil na gCláirseach.

Wire Branch of the Clarsach Society - International organisation based in Scotland, for anyone interested in the Gaelic harp.

Cairde na Cruite - the Friends of the Harp in Ireland.

Irish Harp Centre - Home of Irish Harper & Composer Janet Harbison. Year round tuition for harp and other instruments.

The International Historical Harp Society.

The Historical Harp Society of America

EARLY & TRADITIONAL HARP INFORMATION

Early Gaelic harp info - an independent website offering information about the historical harp of Ireland and the Scottish Highlands and Islands.

clarsach.net - a comprehensive resource for the wire-strung Gaelic harp of Ireland and Scotland.

Harp Spectrum - Exploring the world of the harp

The Celtic Harp page

Breizh Harp

harp.net for Festivals, Summerschools, Irish Harp Organisations, Albums, Magazines and a Harp Bulletin Board

Le Magasin de la Harpe based in Paris

GAELIC HARP MAKERS AND PLAYERS

David Kortier, in the USA, maker of replica early Irish harps.

Davy Patton, early irish harp maker in Co. Roscommon, Ireland.

Paul Doyle, early Irish harp maker in Galway, Ireland.

George Stevens, English maker of fine reproduction Gaelic harps.

Tim Hampson makes Welsh triple harps and replica pedal harps and lever harps.

Richard York, Historical Musician & Interpreter

OTHER LINKS

Glissando, dem Fachzentrum fr Harfe, the biggest harp shop in Germany.

The Concert Design Interval Harp Chair is truly ergonomic, multi-adjustable for height, gradient and back support to best support the harpist.

National Early Music Association UK exists to bring together all concerned with early music and to forge links with other early music organisations in the UK and around the world.

We are always happy to exchange links with other relevant websites. Email links@irishharpschool.com. The HHSI does not necessarily endorse any individual, organisation or product linked here.