The 2016 International Harp Festival will be held at the beautiful San Damiano Retreat Center in Northern California. We will bring together many of the harp community’s best clinicians and performers. Our mission is to educate and inspire you and to connect you to harpists from around the globe.

The festival will include One Day Intensive workshops as well as numerous 1 - 2 hour workshops. Topics include healing harp, Celtic and world music, liturgical harp, improvisation, and much more.

You will have time throughout the day to shop for harps, music, and accessories, and meet and mingle with other participants, the performers, and facilitators.

Every evening you will enjoy concerts featuring harpists performing The Blues, Straight Ahead Jazz, World Music, Folk and Classical repertoire.

Please visit our website for full event information, schedule, and FAQs.

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Portia Diwa

Portia Diwa has been playing and performing on the harp for 23 years.  She is the Healing Harp Clinical Faculty at California Pacific Medical Center's Institute for Health & Healing in San Francisco, where she provides harp therapy for patients and teaches harp lessons, classes, and a year-long certification program in how to play the harp at the bedside. Portia also directs the Harmony Harp Ensemble for children and the Healing Harp Ensemble for adults. Portia performs concerts with Triskela harp trio and conducts workshops on playing the harp for healing at the Sound, Voice and Music Healing certification program at California Institute for Integral Studies and throughout the Bay Area.  She has released several CD's of harp music for healing, including "Ocean Song." www.portiadiwa.com www.myhealthandhealing.org