Composing for harp – video’s

COMPOSING FOR HARP – is an informative website, for composers, about the harp. It features a laboratory where composers and harpists can meet, learn and create together. We want to improve understanding and communication between composers and harpists and share each other’s curiosity, expertise, and idealism. is all about new music, and musical adventure!

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Composing for Harp offers 8 educative videos about harp-playing and writing for composers. They are all available on youtube. On our site you find more information about notation, examples of new pieces and the possibility to get in touch for answers and help. Watch an example of the video’s here: is the brainchild of two Dutch harpists, specialists in contemporary music. Miriam Overlach and Sabien Canton are both artistic coordinators for the Dutch Harp Festival’s composition contest. They have also given workshops about harp composition during the Gaudeamus Festival. is their third collaboration.