Opening Recital: Barbara Biggers

September 29, 2019

The opening recital of the American Harp Society in Dallas 2019-2020 season will feature Barbara Biggers, harp, and will take place on Sunday, September 29 at 3 pm at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library Auditorium.


The event is part of the Mu Phi Epsilon Sunday Recital Series. An expressive and sensitive artist, Ms. Biggers will perform a romantic program of solo harp works by Hovahness, Hasselmans, Bach, Tournier, Granados, and Grandjany. The recital will be followed by a reception.


Address for the library is 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201. Enter the underground parking garage from Wood Street, where free parking is available on Sundays. The recital is free and open to the public.

Joan Holland Masterclass

November 17, 2019

MEETING: Sunday, November 17, 2019, 2:00 pm 

Program: Joan Holland Masterclass 

Joan Holland is a harp instructor at Interlochen Arts Academy and University of Michigan. Teachers will keep students informed on registration process.

Place: Owens Arts Center at Southern Methodist University 

6101 Bishop Blvd.

Dallas, TX 75205

Student Auditions and Evaluations

February 02, 2020


Sunday, February 2nd & March 1st, from 1 pm to 5 pm 

The American Harp Society in Dallas invites harp students of all ages and levels to participate with solos prepared.  Students should be prepared to commit to both dates for this special opportunity for evaluation and improvement of musicianship.   Alison Read is an advisor for both sessions and Kala Walton, the AHS National Advisor, will join us for the 2nd Auditions and Evaluations.  Registration information will be made available to teachers.

Place: Owens Arts Center at Southern Methodist University 

6101 Bishop Blvd.

Dallas, TX 75205

Click Here For Participant Form

Celtic Harp Circle

February 09, 2020

MEETING:  Sunday, February 9, 2020, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Program:  Celtic Harp Circle

Calling All Harpers!


The Dallas Harp Society presents a Celtic Harp Circle on Sunday, February 9th from 3 - 5 pm. Bring your lever harp and be ready to play some tunes, enjoy informal performances by local harpists, and learn some new tunes and folklore in the Celtic tradition. Lever harps highly encouraged, but all harps welcomed! Other traditional instruments and Trad musician guests are also welcome. This is a FREE event.


Location:  Holy Trinity Lutheran Church,

2901 N. O’Connor Rd., Irving, TX 75062


Bring: Harp, bench or chair, music stand, and music for the All Play. Participants will provide their own music from the list below. Follow the links to print, or play from your own arrangements in the same key. Play melody only, or add chords/left hand. Tunes and keys are listed. All levels and ages are welcome.


The afternoon will include performances by Sarah Copus, Rebekah Passmore, and the Handsome Man Celtic Acoustic Ensemble (Laura Brandenburg, Paula Lemmon, Patrick Thurmond). Local Celtic artists will offer music and CD's for sale. Come ready to play - we will begin promptly at 3 pm - and expect to HAVE FUN! See you there!

Pop Goes the Harp: CANCELLED

April 19, 2020

MEETING:  Sunday, April 19, 2020, 3:00 pm

Program:  Pop Goes the Harp

Showcase recital in a café setting featuring local pop harpists

Place: Parish Hall

Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

11122 Midway Rd, Dallas, TX 75229

Annual Student Recital: CANCELLED

May 03, 2020

MEETING: Sunday, May 3, 2020, 3:00 pm 

Program: Annual Student Recital 

*Performers must be members or the students of members of AHS in Dallas


Place: Hackberry Creek Church

2000 Kinwest Parkway

Irving, TX 75063

Edna McClintock Memorial Concert

CONCERT:  SPRING, 2020, Time and date: TBD

Program:  Edna McClintock Memorial Concert

Juliette Buchanan, organizer

Place: TBD

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