For Sale: Nigel Tree Avalon Clarsach, made in 1994.  34 strings. 

Lovely tone and excellent levers.  A padded carrying case, dust cover, spare strings, and tuning key are included. Price:  £2,300.    Location: Edinburgh. Contact:   Kate Thuillier Email:  katethuillier@gmail.com    Tel: 0131 447 1601     Mob: 07717 315...

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For Sale: Walnut Camac Hermine 34 string fully levered harp.

This Walnut Camac Hermine harp has 34 strings, a rich warm tone, and is fully levered. The Hermine is an ideal instrument for students interested in a high quality, light-weight harp. The Camac padded travel case, worth £395, is also included.                           Range: A1 – C34 Strings: 34 strings – Alliance® (A1-D26) and Galli lever bass wires (C27-C34). Body: Walnut Soundboard: Made of Sprucewood Height: 121cm Weight: 11.5kg Price: £2100 Location: Hyndland Contact: Sarah MacNeil...

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Perfect Christmas Present

38 string Salvi Ana lever harp in ebony matt finish, approximately 10 years old, £2900. A quality choice for students wanting to progress to a pedal harp and for harpists looking for a sound similar to a small pedal harp. Comes with dust cover, tuning key and trolley. Location: Helensburgh Contact: Pippa Reid-Foster Email: pippa@pippareidfoster.com Text / Phone: 07842765220...

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*For Sale* Triplett Christina Therapy Harp – £1800

This beautiful, 25 string clarsach is made from Bubinga wood and comes with a full set of Camac levers, padded backpack-styled case, shoulder strap, engraved Bubinga tuning peg and Bubinga lapbar. It has a lovely rich tone, having been played daily for the past 10 years!
Contact: Mary Veal, email address: maryveal@ymail.com

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*SOLD* Eriskay Clarsach in Walnut from Starfish Designs

An Eriskay Clarsach for sale in Walnut from Starfish Designs in Ballachulish, made in 1999.  It has 31 strings, gut folk gauge with metal wound/metal core strings in the base.  It is in very good condition with the exception of two broken strings.  Included in sale is a soft/padded carry case, IntelliTuner, a tuning key and spare strings. Selling as instrument inherited and recipient does not play. Price: £1,850, buyer to collect from Edinburgh area. Contact: Hilary Wilson, Tel: 07534 867854, Email:...

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Notice of AGM

The Clarsach Society invites its current members to attend the Annual General Meeting that will be held at Merchiston Castle School during the Edinburgh International Harp Festival. The meeting shall last 45 minutes and refreshments will be...

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Annual Report 2017-18

Annual Report 2017-18 We are happy to announce that our Annual Report has now been published. The printed edition will be making its way to your local branch in the coming weeks but we encourage you to read this digital copy. Each year The Clarsach Society National Office get in touch will the Local Branches around the UK and compile the Annual Report to share the news and activities that have been going on across the UK. We love reading the stories you share and hope that you will enjoy them too. Click here to read the Annual...

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Condolences – Helen MacLeod

Edinburgh Branch Member Katie Harrigan’s kind words on the late Helen MacLeod. Our dear friend Helen MacLeod died most tragically in a car accident on 23rd July, aged only 37. Helen was a long-standing and much-loved member of The Clarsach Society. She was passionate about traditional music as well as classical repertoire, and while she was a pupil at St Mary’s Music School in Edinburgh, she played with Na Clarsairean. She was an inspirational teacher of many members of the Society, both at an individual level, and as an exciting and energetic group leader at various Branch meetings. Part of her legacy is the passion she instilled in many students for the clarsach and its music, so much so that she became a vital part of many of our lives. Helen also made regular appearances at the Edinburgh International Harp Festival, both as a performer and as a teacher. The attached Obituary is a wonderful tribute to a wonderful, vibrant, kind and colourful person whose death has left many of us bereft....

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