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Coming again July 30-Aug 4 to Nellysford, VA

HARP CAMP VIRGINIA 2017

(Details available on Harp Camp 2017 page)

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Playing and teaching the harp for the love of it is what award winning harpist, Virginia Schweninger, does, and her music shows it. Providing inspiration and opportunity to her students is a great passion for Virginia. She is Adjunct Harp Instructor at Sweet Briar College and Lynchburg College and continues to have a busy studio at the Music Emporium in Charlottesville. Virginia is Founder and Director of the harp ensemble, Harp Song of the Blue Ridge, and HarpCamp Virginia, a delightful 5-day summer harp camp for all ages.

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Audiences comment that her romantic harp music seems to set just the right ambiance for so many treasured events. As a freelance harpist Virginia's work has included stints with major entertainers, orchestras, choirs and, often has her playing for weddings and private events. She has a very relaxed and joyful approach to both playing and teaching the harp sharing her eclectic style, including contemporary favorites, Broadway and film music as well as classical and Celtic pieces.

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Virginia's popular CD, “Somewhere in Time,” won Third Place in the “Just Plain Folks” Indie Music Awards for Best Solo Instrumental 2006 to 2009!

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You can hear Virginia play her harp for brunch most Sundays for fourteen years now at the charming Nellysford cafe, Basic Necessities, not far from the Nelson County mountain resort, Wintergreen.