Educational Opportunities

Not all conferences or workshops qualify for Continuing Education Credits. Check with your training program for CEU eligibility for workshops and conferences.      

CEU Guidelines for NSBTM Accredited Programs

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Interlude Music Workshop with Angie Bemis, March 4, 2017, Kannapolis, NC; for information contact 

Mystery of Modes Workshop  Adamstown, MD; April 7-9, 2017;  Workshop geared to hammered dulcimers and harps, but other instruments welcome

A Primer on Gregorian Chant for Therapeutic Musicians.
DATE: Saturday May 13, 2017     TIME:9:30 to 4PM
PLACE: Our Lady of Hope Church, 8074 State Route 22, Copake Falls, NY 
COST:  $65 for CEUs, $45 without CEUs.
WHO CAN ATTEND: Graduates and students of accredited NSBTM progams.  Singers & instrumentalists are welcome.
This workshop will offer 6 MHTP CEUs.
You will learn:
–About the history of chant and the earlier notations
–The principals behind singing & playing Gregorian chant
–How to read Gregorian chant square notation (neumes)
–About he eight Gregorian Modes and the moods they create
–How to creatively apply this musical approach as part of your therapeutic repertoire–from notation, in improvisation and in composition

Presented by Melinda Gardiner, RN, CMP       Contact for registration and directions: or 518-325-5546


Marketing 101 and Bookkeeping 101; Business Development for Therapeutic Musicians webinar, sponsored by MHTP, April 22-23, 2017

 The Harp Gathering   Archbold, OH  May 18-21, 2017

International Harp Festival Danville, CA  May 25-28, 2017

Somerset Folk Harp Festival Parsippany, NJ  July 20-23, 2017

The Harp in Worship Christian Harp Conference, Littleton, CO, July 27-31, 2017

HARPfest with Angie Bemiss, Lowell, MI, August 18-19, 2017, Franciscan Life Process Center

Northern Lights Harp Fest, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, October 13-15, 2017


For a listing of harp festivals,

see the “Event News” at Harp Column Magazine