Folk Harp

Music room at Blundering Heights

I’m not a natural musician. There are times in life and music that I’ve often known the notes but not the music. I can do better.

I’ve played piano, flute, and am now learning the a five-octave folk harp. This time I want to approach music as a gift and journey, not as a performance appraisal.

I take lessons from harpist Nina Alperin (whose father was a great Golden Age Hollywood musician – she still gets royalties from the music to Gone with the Wind!). I will post music clips in the future.

I was invited to write a series of essays on adult piano playing for Nancy Williams’ site: Grand Piano Passion: