Sage Po, harp through the ages – Nov 30

Thursday, November 30, 2017  •  3pm

Sage Po presents Harp Through the Ages, a seminar on the instrument from its birth in ancient Mesopotamia to the present.

Sage will take the audience on a musical journey through time, while taking time to explain the technological and musicological advances that led to the development of the modern pedal harp. Audience members will peek into history, experience musical artistry, and discover things they never knew about the harp.

The one-hour seminar will be followed by conversation and refreshments.

$25 general  /  $20 members

 

 

Venue:  Private home in Penn Valley

Directions emailed upon purchase

 

Sage Po is a harpist who loves bringing the beauty of her instrument to weddings, dinners, and special events of all kinds.  After falling in love with the harp at age eight, she immediately began taking lessons with celtic harpist Lisa Stine.  After several years she shifted her focus to classical music, studying with Laura Porter, principal harpist of the Fresno Philharmonic.  Since then she has performed across the country and been awarded numerous honors for her interpretations of both classic showpieces and new works for the harp.

Sage holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Harp Performance and a Certificate in Music Education from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. She has played with the Pittsburgh Ballet Orchestra, Johnstown Symphony, and Altoona Symphony and was featured by the Pittsburgh Concert Society, Johnstown Chamber Music Festival, and the Carnegie Mellon Baroque Ensemble. She regularly performs with the Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra and is Assistant Conductor for the Music in the Mountains Youth Orchestra. She now lives in California’s beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills, where she is a concert artist, chamber musician, and music educator.