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music lesson

Play the harp, no prior music experience

music lesson

Play the harp, no prior music experience

Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English
music lesson

Play the harp, no prior music experience

music lesson

Play the harp, no prior music experience

Duration
1 hour
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

I will give you a tour of the harp showroom, and explain the difference between the various harps, I will then sit you down behind a harp of your choice and show you how to play a simple blues tune and improvise! It will be so easy you will be amazed! I will accompany you, and you will leave an expert. I will also demonstrate the harps while you enjoy refreshments.

Your host

Learn more about Carolyn

Carolyn

I would love to to introduce you to my passion, playing the harp! I will give you a tour of the harps and teach you to play something. You can come alone or with friends, I can teach you all at once. Please see my credentials and experience below: Carolyn Sykes, harpist, was born in Melbourne Australia. While still in high school she toured Europe and Asia with the Melbourne Youth Orchestra. In the USA she won awards at the International Jazz and Pop Harp Competitions and as a result received a full scholarship to the University of Arizona. She was also awarded the Harpo Marx Scholarship to study at the California Institute of the Arts, where she received her Master’s degree (MFA) in harp performance. She has appeared in many international Festivals, and currently lives in Pasadena where she owns a harp dealership, teaches and performs.

What's included

Equipment
I will be providing the harps for you to play on and look at, you will not need any music or any prior musical experience.

Where you'll be

You will visit my harp showroom which is on my property, off my back patio. refreshments will be served, while you enjoy listening to some harp music. then I will show you how to play something on a harp!

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. No musical experience is necessary

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

You don't need to have any musical experience to enjoy this activity with the harps. There is no age limit, but if you have small children you will have to attend to them closely while I am guiding you through the activities. They will be welcome to touch the harps and experience them too!

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Carolyn
Play the harp, no prior music experience
New experience
$85/person
New experience
$85/person