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Week 10 The First Noel

It's coming together, with 3 and a half weeks until our first concert here is a glimpse of us practicing The First Noel: Our concert is on 6th December in Nailsworth Subscription Rooms. You can get tickets here: [button link="https://www.handsonharps.com/harp-orchestra/"]…

Harp Orchestra Week 8

This week we started learning accompaniments to go with The First Noel. We're starting to sound orchestral! Don't think we didn't notice that none of you played along with the last bit of the accompaniment! :) But good effort today,…

Harp Orchestra Week 7

This week we had a new member join, so welcome Elizabeth. Last week we were also joined by Izzy, who can only come every week so isn't in this week's videos. Both have picked up the harp quite naturally as…

Harp Orchestra Week 5

Apologies for missing last week's update, we were so busy finishing off our double batch of 8 harps before our workawayers left that we didn't get around to posting. Here is a video of us practicing The First Noel-our first…

Harp Orchestra Week 3

Well done to all our new arrivals this week, and to our existing members for your patience, hopefully it was not too overwhelming. We learned a valuable lesson this week, and that is we are now going to encourage people…

The Cheeky Breech

At my last midwifes appointment she measured me at almost one month behind in fundal height. This raised a little concern over baby’s development so before I knew it I was sat in the ultrasound waiting room of Gloucester general…

Harp Orchestra Week 2

Once again the group impressed me with their progress. Normally as a music teacher when you ask students to practice you know they probably will not find the time, but I could tell how well the group had practiced over…

Music in Labour

Yesterday I was sat in my NCT group for a two hour session on pain relief and intervention during labour. I have to admit that all the medical interventions and pain reduction methods they were talking about made me literally…

Our Baby’s Birth Song

Here is Morwenna playing our baby's "birth song" at 31 weeks gestation. At this point baby wriggles and moves towards the sound. She is playing this song regularly in the hope that baby will remember the song and find it…

Harp Orchestra…The Start of Something Beautiful

This Wednesday we were excited to finally have our first harp orchestra session! Although the Summer holidays has made it hard for many of our members to attend in August we still had 5 of us there at our first…

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