2018 conference schedule


Follow us


Thursday, March 1st, 2018


4:00PM - 6:00PM

  • Exhibits Open                                                                                      
  • Registration Desk open     
Piedmont AB
6:00PM - 7:00PM
  • Meet and greet welcome reception 
Tidewater Prefunction
7:00PM - 7:50PM
  • Orientation meeting 
Tidewater DC
8:00PM
  • Opening Concert - Deborah Henson Conant  
Tidewater AB


Friday, March 2nd, 2018


8:00AM - 4:00PM
  • Registration desk opens        
Arrival Hall
8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Exhibits open 
Piedmont AB

8:45AM - 11:30AM

  • Cool Chords (You can use) (||/|||) Frank
  • Magical Mystery Tour (all) Lynne 
  • Field Guide to Beautiful Tunes (all) Kim  
  • Once More for Good Measure (|/||) Robbin
  • Tell Your Story With Music (all) Deborah    
  • Harp Ensemble A (|/||) Mary Jane 
  • Harp Ensemble B (||/|||) Megan


  • Allegheny A 
  • Allegheny B
  • Allegheny C
  • Tidewater A
  • Tidewater BC
  • Tidewater D    
  • Piedmont C
11:30AM  - 1:15PM
  • Lunch on your own
  • Visit the exhibits!

1:15PM - 2:15PM

  • Icing on the cake (all) Robbin
  • Group Lesson - Lynne
  • Hymnal to Harp (all) Frank 
  • Group Lesson - Kim 


  • Allegheny A
  • Allegheny C
  • Tidewater BC
  • Tidewater D

2:30PM - 3:30PM

  • Movin' and Groovin' (all) Lynne 
  • Group Lesson - Mary Jane   
  • String Changing (all) Amy  
  • Group Lesson (all) Rhett     


  • Allegheny A
  • Allegheny C
  • Tidewater BC
  • Tidewater D   

3:30PM - 4:00PM

  • Tea - Join us for refreshments                    
Colony Prefunction

4:15PM - 5:15PM

  • Musical Sandwiches (all) Kim
  • Anything Goes! (all) Rhett
  • Group Lesson- Frank    


  • Allegheny A
  • Tidewater BC
  • Tidewater D    

5:15PM - 7:45PM

  • Dinner on your own

8:00PM

  • Faculty Concert                                                                               
Virginia ABC


Saturday, March 3rd, 2018


8:00AM - 11:30AM

  • Registration desk opens                                                                  
Arrival Hall

8:00AM - 5:30PM

  • Exhibits Open                                                                                    
Piedmont AB
8:45AM - 11:30AM
  • Cool Chords (You can use!) (|/||) Frank   
  •  Magical Mystery Tour (all) Lynne
  • Field Guide to Beautiful Tunes (all) Kim 
  • Once More for Good Measure (|/||) Robbin 
  • Tell Your Story With Music (all) Deborah
  • You've Only Just Begun (|/||) Jaclyn                                                        


  • Allegheny A
  • Allegheny B
  • Allegheny C
  • Tidewater A
  • Tidewater BC
  • Tidewater D

11:30AM  - 1:15PM

  • Lunch on your own
  • Visit the exhibits!

1:15PM - 2:15PM

  • Musical Sandwiches (all) Kim
  • Group Lesson - Frank
  • String Changing (all) Amy
  • Group Lesson - Robbin
  • Hear it, Like it, Buy it (all) 


  • Allegheny A 
  • Allegheny C
  • Tidewater BC
  • Tidewater D  
  • Piedmont C

2:30PM - 3:30PM

  • Icing on the Cake (all) Robbin 
  • Group Lesson - Lynne     
  • Passion Meets Performance (all) Deborah


  • Allegheny A 
  • Allegheny C
  • Tidewater BC 

3:30PM - 4:00PM

  • Tea - Join us for refreshments
Colony Prefunction

4:15PM - 5:15PM

  • Hymnal to Harp (all) Frank
  • Group Lessons (all) Kim  
  • Movin' and Groovin' (all) Lynne  


  • Allegheny A 
  • Allegheny C
  • Tidewater BC

5:15PM - 7:45PM

  • Dinner on your own

8:00PM

  • Harp Ensemble Concert                                                              
Virginia ABC


Sunday, March 4th, 2018


8:00AM - 12:00PM

  • Exhibits open                                                                                    
Piedmont AB

9:00AM - 10:00AM

  • Passion Meets Performance (all) Deborah
  • Group Lesson - Robbin
  • Zen and the Art of Harp Maintenance (all) Howard  (9:00AM - 11:00AM)
  • Group Lesson - Rhett            
  • Allegheny A
  • Allegheny C
  • Tidewater BC 


  • Tidewater D

10:00AM - 11:00AM

  • Private Lessons
  • Last hour for Shopping!