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Christina Tourin

Christina Tourin
Christina Tourin is a second-generation harpist who began playing harp at the age of four. She received Music and Education degrees from the University of Vermont and also studied harp at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria and at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She has also completed her music therapy studies through Arizona State University. As an International recording artist, she performs extensively both for live audiences, radio and television. She served as harpist for the Vermont Symphony, New Haven Symphony, and off-Broadway theater productions. Christina performed at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont - the home of the Sound of Music original family - for 17 years. She taught public school music for 20 years and after training at the Steiner Institute, taught in Steiner schools in both Vermont and England. She is an active workshop organizer and has been instrumental in the revival of the folk harp since the early 1970's. In 1982 she founded the Scottish Harp Society of America and currently is the director and founder of the International Harp Therapy Program affiliated with San Diego Hospice and Planetree Hospitals worldwide. In addition, she is a founding member of the National Standards Board for Therapeutic Musicians and for the Sound and Music Alliance (SAMA). As author of books, especially notable, Harp Therapy - A Cradle of Sound, her other activities include teaching music, performing, composing music and teaching how to become a Rainbow of SoundTM Ensemble Facilitator. Her artistry can be heard on 14 CD recordings which are available from EmeraldHarp.com and Amazon.com.

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Harp at the Cott Inn - Dartington

Christina Tourin will be playing an evening of harp music while people are dining at the COTT Inn in Dartington on Nov. 24th. Come here some music while eating some fantastic food! Dont forget, there is a workshop during the day at the Devon Harp Centre - High Street - Totnes where you can have a day of learning to play harp musread more
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Don Campbell - on the Runway to Heaven

Greetings my fellow Sound Healers, I have just received word that Don Campbell, our dear comrade in Sound Healing and amazing leader, has entered hospice. We are requesting that everyone hold him with toning, song, music as he makes his transition to the beyond. You can read more on the posting on our website at: http://harptherapycampus.com/blog/read more
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A Free Intro Lesson on Modes and Improvisation on-line

I invite everyone to view a free lesson that can be applied to piano, harp or other instrument. We use the quality of the modes in our music selections when playing for people in health care facilities. http://emeraldharp.com/Specials.htmlread more
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Comparable Book????

I have a student asking me if there is any book that is comparable and more available (in print) than: Expanding Tonal Awareness A Musical Exploration of the Evolution of Consciousness Guided by the Monochord Heiner Ruland This is a marvelous book but Im not sure what to recommend. You can email be at Harprealm@gmail.com Christina Tourinread more
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11-11-11

Is anyone creating a special musical event in the UK for 11-11-2011? If so, I would be interested in attending! Christina Tourinread more
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CONVERGENCES on Music and Sound Modalities

Over this summer, there have been many workshops on CONVERGENCE of Sound Healing, Therapeutic Music, Music Therapy, Music-Thanatology, Energetics to name just a few of the modalities. We invite you to view some of our BLOGS - with people like Kees Peters from the Netherlands on Soundfulness - http://harptherapycampus.com/blog/netherlands-conferenceread more
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Convergence of Sound and Music Modalities Worldwide

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Healing Music Conference

Check out our upcoming Healing Music Conferences for Europe: http://harptherapycampus.com/blog/netherlands-conferenceesm/ Great speakers - find out who on the flyer! Hope to see you there - August in Europe and October in the UK. If you cant attend - perhaps you can pass on the information? Thank you.read more
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Calling All Musicians

Please check out our Convergence Conferences - bringing sound healers, music therapists, therapeutic musicans, interested people together. Conferences in the Netherlands, UK, USA, Vancouver! Go to: http://harptherapycampus.com/category/blog/ Can you all send this message to people who you think might be interested - especially in learning and usread more
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HELP FOR JAPAN

We invite you to view our BLOG at http://harptherapycampus.com/blog/japan-blog/ Some of our harp sisters have been affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. While we know that the people need food, fuel, water and shelter, we have beread more
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11/11/11

In the month of November, I will be on my annual retreat to the UK. I have been asked to present at a few 11/11/11 events in the States but will not be here. Does anyone know of any events taking place in the UK on 11/11/11? I would be interested in being a part of the happenings. Christina Tourin - Harpist - Music Therapist, and read more
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THE International Harp Therapy PREP SCHOOL is now open!

Our current 2010 students are now actively pursuing their education. They are finding the lectures fascinating and are excited about their improvisational harp playing progress in just two short months! We begin the program in September of each year. You can get a jump start and join the IHTP PREP SCHOOL. read more
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A CRADLE OF SOUND: USING THE HARP FOR HEALING

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A Cradle Of Sound

The relationship between music and healing has been well documented. Recent studies conclude that harp music can play a special role in the recovery of hospital patients. Christina Tourin and Kathy Widenhouse extol the virtues of healing with harps... read more

Learn to Play Harp - Rainbow of Sound Book 5: Orange

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