The Fifth Annual Harp Guitar Gathering

Schedule of Events


8:45 – 9:00

Opening Remarks by Stephen Bennett

9:00 – 9:30

Tom Shinness and the Gibson Harp Guitar

9:35– 10:05

Canadian Harp Guitar; presentation by Don Alder and Carter Lancaster

10:10 – 10:40

Women and the Harp Guitar; hosted by Muriel Anderson, featuring Kim Person (middle) and Nancy Conescu (left), (Kim's friend singing at right - left image)

10:45 – 12:30

Luthier’s Forum, Mike Doolin presiding

1:30 – 3:45

Harp Guitar With Other Instruments Presentations (schedule subject to change)

1:30 – 2:00           Paul Oorts & Karen Ashbrook (hammered dulcimer)
2:00 – 2:30
  • Stephen and Jim Bennett (piano)
2:30 – 3:00
  • Brad Hoyt (piano) & Mike Doolin, Gregg Miner

3:00 – 3:10
  • Jeff Titus in absentia video (with Gregg Miner)
3:15 – 3:45
  • John Doan and Muriel Anderson

4:00 – 4:15

In lieu of Dennis Cinelli’s historical presentation (just cancelled because his son was injured in Iraq), Gregg Miner will offer some historical background and context about European developments.

4:15 – 5:00

Schrammelmusik: Performance by Andreas David, with vocalist Katja Brauneis



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9:45-10:15 The Latest Larson Brothers & Knutsen News – Bob Hartman, Gregg Miner

10:15 – 12:00

Round Robin (all who want to play, do so for 5 minutes at a time – harp guitars only! )

Nate Blaustein Nancy Conescu Nate Hagen Dennis Mitchell
Antony Powell Dave Powell Joe Giacoio Steve Warburton Bruce Labadie
12:00 – 12:15 “State of the Union” Address – Gregg Miner



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This year's performers

Don Alder

Muriel Anderson

Stephen Bennett

Pete Bradshaw

Andreas David
with Katja Brauneis

John Doan

Mike Doolin
with Nancy Consescu

Stacy Hobbs

Brad Hoyt

Carter Lancaster

Dan LaVoie

Andy McKee

Gregg Miner

Paul Oorts/Karen Ashbrook

Dave Powell

Rex James (Anthony & Dave Powell)

Tom Shinness

Andy Wahlberg


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