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FEBRUARY 14th, 2016    3:30-4:30 pm 
Dusty Strings Music Store & School 
3406 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA  
Free (tip jar) 

Feeling buried in a virtual flood of roses and chocolates and Hallmark cards when Feb. 14th rolls around? This is a concert dedicated to those of us for whom Valentine's Day is...a little more complicated.  

Admission is free (there will be a tip jar). This is an informal afternoon concert. Come on by the Dusty Strings shop to hear Molly and some of her musical friends perform poignant, funny, and--yes--bittersweet songs of love, loss and hope for the future.

"Sing With Your Harp!" Class at Dusty Strings in Jan/Feb 2016 

Okay folks...you asked for it! I'm offering a six-week "Sing With Your Harp" class on Tuesday evenings at Dusty Strings in Jan/Feb. It'll be an expansion of the workshop I taught at the 2014 Seattle Folk Harp Symposium, and I'm excited about being able to delve more deeply into the subject. (Frankly, I could probably spend six MONTHS talking about this subject...) 
Here's the description:
Sing With Your Harp!
Molly Bauckham
Six Tuesdays, January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9
7:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Cost: $120
The folk harp is a beautiful instrument, especially well-suited for accompanying yourself while singing. Expanding on her popular workshop from Harp Seattle 2014, Molly will teach you to play simple accompaniment patterns that add texture and support your vocal performance. You’ll learn how to craft a song from intro to outro, including verses,variations, and instrumental breaks. If you're comfortable playing simple chords in tempo, or are an intermediate player, this class is for you!

You can sign up via the website linked above, or call 206-634-1662 during store hours and sign up over the phone. Hope to see you there!

Beginning Harp class and Crossroads Concert 

Hi folks! I know, I know, it's been absolutely ages since I posted. My apologies! But I have two excellent bits of news for you about next week!

First: I'll be teaching a Beginning Harp class at Dusty Strings in Seattle, which starts next Monday (9/21) and runs Monday nights, 6:30-7:30 pm, through October 26th. Interesting in learning to play? You should check it out! (Click the image below to go to the description page, where you can also sign up online.)

Also: I'll be playing a concert at Crossroads Bellevue on Thursday, September 24th, from 6:30-8:00pm. Come on down and say hello!



"Tabhair Dom Do Lámh" published in Folk Harp Journal! 

I had a wonderful surprise this morning when I opened the latest issue of the ISFHC's Folk Harp Journal and saw that they had published my arrangement of "Tabhair Dom Do Lámh" in the Winter 2014 issue! Many thanks to the International Society for Folk Harpers & Craftsmen! (And many more thanks to my excellent transcriptionist, Sarah Bost.)


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