To Join WAFHS|
2018 Harpers Getaway
Application for Charitable Honorarium
WAFHS Members' Events
WAFHS Members' Pages
Harps for Sale!
Harps for Rent!
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The Washington Area Folk Harp Society started in 1982 as a group of friends
meeting every other month to play tunes together. From this start, the group
has grown into a full-fledged society and a chapter of the
International Society of Folk Harpers and Craftsmen, Inc.
Continuing with the intent to meet people and learn tunes, our activities
- Educational workshops
- Harp rental program
- Listing of local harp teachers in the area
- Regular newsletter and bi-monthly calendar of events
- Participation in a variety of music festivals, including the
Southern Maryland Celtic Festival and the Northern Virginia Scottish Games
- Harp gatherings to play music together
- Yearly "Harpers Getaway" in November with nationally and internationally
- Annual Harp Concert
WAFHS relies on the talented and generous volunteers who help run the society.
Here is the list of volunteers.
2019 WAFHS Scholarships
WAFHS is pleased to announce the 2019 WAFHS Student Scholarships. There are
three WAFHS Lever Harp Music Scholarships available for members of WAFHS. Any
member of WAFHS (age 14 or older anytime during the 2019 calendar year) who
applies will be considered for one of these scholarships. The scholarships can
be used for any worthwhile harp-related purpose.
All application materials should be postmarked
or emailed no later than March 2, 2019.|
RTF application form
If you have any questions please contact David Crookston at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-269-8929.
Honoraria for Charity Performances
Information about the
WAFHS honorarium for charity performances is now available. The
form is also available.
WAFHS encourages its members to participate in harp circles. Here is a
list of harp circles in the
greater Washington, DC, area.