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Why Play the Harp
There are a number of reasons to play the harp!
Beginners can play beautiful music at first sitting
Your first notes sound beautiful. Even practice sounds good. It builds concentration. Playing encourages freedom of thought and expression.
For its beauty
The harp is a very unique instrument. Always eye-catching; can be adorned in many ways (carving, gilding, color). The instrument and the performance itself are graceful and elegant.
Playing will give you years of pleasure
Creating beautiful music is very satisfying. People appreciate the sound of the harp and the skill it takes to play one. Harpists have a tight-knit bond and love to encourage one another. It’s fun!
It can lead to a rewarding career
Harpists have more choices than other musicians. You can play in an orchestra, perform at receptions or sophisticated parties, teach in a school or for private lessons, perform at religious services or with a choir.
All ages can take it up
You are never too old to start. All it takes is a dedication and love of the instrument. The harp comes in different sizes for just the right fit. There is a variety of music to fit your personal taste.
It can be used as a healing tool
The soothing sounds are very relaxing. The full vibrant tones massage the entire body. Music can affect us emotionally and lift our moods. The tranquility of the harp can refresh the spirit and aid in healing.
Studying a musical instrument is good for you
It provides structure to your life and builds concentration and time management skills. Playing encourages freedom of thought and expression. There is satisfaction in studying a challenging instrument