Written under the supervision of Donatien Laurent for the Music Instructor National Diploma of the Cefedem of Brittany, my dissertation Pedagogy of the Celtic harp (in French: Pédagogie de la Harpe Celtique) is available for downloading at the end of this article. The teaching of the Celtic harp has significantly changed during the last twenty years. With profound musical and cultural divergences, do the pedagogical tools created by the teachers meet the challenges of a traditional music performed on the instrument?
Because your body and mind are going to be under stress, a good preparation is necessary for a recording session as well as for a concert. The first time is always a time of surprises and we discover ourselves more and more all along. Here are ten tips to better anticipate what should be a precious moment in your musical life: