Author Archives: samanthaballard

Dr. Bob’s Birthday Suit

  It’s a purple suit calm down guys. These two lovely ladies have their birthdays this week!

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More on Harp Writing

Just a couple of things to add to anyone wanting to write for harp. 1. If you want a bass note to sustain throughout a bar, you don’t need to have repeated quarter notes; the harp will continue to resonate … Continue reading

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Lever Harp Prezi

Last Wednesday I gave a presentation on how lever harps work and how to write for them. The Prezi I used can be viewed at this link:  http://prezi.com/jg_9cqwx9jmc/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

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The Harpist

Hello, my name is Samantha Ballard, and I am one of the performers with the UBC IMPART project. As you may have guessed from the title, I play the harp. The harp I’m using is probably a lot smaller than … Continue reading

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