Monday 18 August 2014

Australian Harp Weekend
8th – 10th July, 2016
Out Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta

A winterfest of harping....
Concerts, lectures, workshops, lessons, exhibitions, harps, accessories and more!
Whether you are a beginner or seasoned professional,
there is something for everyone!
Even a Medieval feast!

·        Physiotherapist on correct posture at the harp
·        Performance Anxiety workshop run by a clinical psychologist
·        Harp Therapy
·        Flute and harp workshop
·        Private lessons

Harps for sale from....
Harps Australia, Harps and Harps, Lyon & Healy, Salvi, and Weiss harps

Accessories from....
Bow Brand strings,, Rondofiles and Optimum Percussion

                             Verna Lee
                             0417 686 707




Emma Horwood - harp and voice
Steve Peterka - percussion

SundayMarch 6, 3pm
"The Village Well" - Aldgate Church of Christ
54 Strathalbyn Road, Aldgate

Saturday March12 & Sunday March 13, 3pm
Radford Auditorium, Art Gallery of S A
North Terrace, Adelaide

Tickets through FringeTIX or at the door:
$28 adult/$22 concession/$12 child (includes a $3 Fringe ticket booking fee

Join acclaimed Adealide harpist and soprano Emma Horwood with Adelaide symphony orchestra Principal Percussionist steve Peterka as they perform stunning Celtic music from around the world, linked by legends and stories. Emma will cast a magic spell as she explores the history and myths that inspired the music, including ancient Celtic hymns, songs about the fairy realm, legends of the ocean and contemporary works by Enya, Anuna, and Loreen McKennitt. A host of varied percussion instruments including bodhran,sistrum,shell chimes, crotales, belltree and cymbals will join with Emma's silvery soprano and both pedal and Celtic harp to create a unique soundscape. Don't miss this dynamic husband and wife duo after their sell-out seasons in the 2011 and 2013 Adelaide Fringe!

A Christmas Journey
Emma Horwood ~ harp & voice
Steve Peterka ~ percussion

Friday December 18th, 7:30pm
12 Le Hunte St, Wayville
Tickets: $30 adults/$25 concession/$15 students (includes delicious post-concert supper)
Bookings essential for catering purposes - 0413 914 280 or

Saturday December 19th, 5pm
The Little Music Room
35 Blakiston Road, Littlehampton
Tickets $25 adults/$20 concession/$10 child
Bookings essential at:

Sunday December 20th & Tuesday December 22nd, 6:30pm
St Mary's Catholic Church
179 Stanley Street, North Adelaide
Tickets $25 adults/$20 concession/$10 child
at the door or book at:

Join acclaimed Adelaide harpist and soprano Emma Horwood and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Principal Percussionist Steve Peterka in a festive feast for the senses with a varied program of Christmas music spanning the ages. The unique combination harp and voice with a host of celestial percussion instruments (including crotales, sistrum, bell tree, wind chimes and cajon) will create an unforgettable soundscape. Come on a journey from medieval chant and vibrant dance rhythms of Spanish villancicos of the Renaissance to contemporary works and innovative new arrangements of popular carols including Silent Night, Carol of the Bells and Angels We Have Heard on High. Don't miss this dynamic husband-and-wife duo in a stunning musical celebration!

(Programme duration 70 minutes)


"HARP AND BASS"... on a Sunday Afternoon ...

Australian Jazz harpist Dianne Peters plays original jazz compositions and improvised music.

...In the 21st century Jazz is a mature art form; hence it is very seldom that something new, fresh and individual comes along..."  James Morrison

Diane Peters - harp and vocals + Lyndon Gray - bass

SUNDAY 30th AUGUST 2015, 4.PM

Nexus Arts
Lion Arts Centre, Cnr North Terrace and Morphett St
Adelaide 5000

bookings: /139256
tickets available at the door 3.45pm
adults $20, children $10, concession $15
family (2 adults and up to 4 children) $50

licenced venue, bar open
in collaboration with the Harp Society of SA


Emma Horwood


Bring your friends and family for a feelgood start to the weekend. This will be a great evening, early start, early finish, and will enable us to support more harp activities in the future. And not only will you enjoy Emma’s magnificent voice and harp playing in a cosy and comfortable venue, but you’ll also get a meal of homemade soup and rolls beforehand and coffee and homemade dessert at interval. What more could you ask? 

Friday, May 29, 6.00pm

The Village Well,

54 Strathalbyn Road, Aldgate

Adults $25, Children $15,

Concession $20, Family $65

(it’s not hard to find but you can get directions
and map on the Village Well website)

Bookings are essential,

phone 0421 856 123 or 0415 578 926


Live for the Adelaide Fringe Festival

Unrequited love, odes to whiskey and merriment will be explored in tales about the Irish gentry set in the late 1600s, with harp music written by Turlough O’Carolan

Christine Morphett and Kathy Haese

Adelaide Irish Club
13-15 Carrington Street
March 1 and 15
3.00pm for more info.

Sunday 23 November

Claire Patti and Co-Cheol at The Village Well, 54 Strathalbyn Road, Aldgate.

2pm Sunday November 23

$16 adults, $12 concession,$10 children, family of 2 adults and 2 children $30