This is How to Contact Laurie


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  1. I am an Occupational therapist and harpist interested in your ergonomics training. Have you ever taught a course for therapists?

    • There have been numerous therapists in my classes over the years, but I would really enjoy doing a class specifically for therapists! Let’s communicate about that.

  2. Hello…. I would like to attend the concert tonight. How do I make a reservation? There would be two persons coming. Thank you

    • pLEASE CALL ME 360-840-5264 BEFORE 7 pm

  3. Hi how do I make reservations for tonight’s concert. Heard you all on KPTZ this afternoon and would love attend the concert…two attendees.

    • Please call me 360-840-5264 before 7 PM

  4. Greetings Laurie… I am interested in your findings about harp case makers. My husband has made several harps and now is looking for cases and out sewing ability is pretty limited. Thanks!

    • So far it looks like Coon Hollow Canvas and Four Seasons Harp Covers are well recommended and responsive to inquiries.

  5. Hello Laurie,

    Do you do private lessons online? I’ve been playing for about 15 years. I work for Bedside Harp. I’ve struggled with chronic tennis elbow off and on for years, and am considering learning to play with my nails, to prolong my career. I live in New Jersey. Your playing is so beautiful and effortless! I was thinking you could help me a great deal.

    I look forward to hearing from you!
    Norine Stewart

    • Hi Norine,
      Yes, I can do some lessons with you by Skype. I can help you with your elbow issues and make sure you have a long career!
      Also, I will be at the Somerset Harp Festival in Parsippany NJ in July.
      Email me:

  6. Hi Laurie,

    I can’t stop listening to your Los Tiempos Mas Buenos. I find it so soothing and calming.
    Did you compose it or is it your instrumental version for someone else’s song?

    Either ways, thank you!


    • That is a traditional tune from Mexico, which I had tried to learn from a Mexican harpist in about 1985, at a music camp. At the time I just could not get the rhythms down. About three years later, I tried it again on a whim, and amazingly, I played it effortlessly! The brain seems to work on things “behind the scenes”; the subconscious practices even when we don’t. Anyway, I could not remember the name of the tune, but when I recorded it I had to come up with something. It happened that a dear friend was going through hard times, so I called it Los Tiempos Mas Buenos (The Better Times) as encouragement. Eventually someone who heard me play it told me the real title is “Ojos Azules” – Blue Eyes.

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