Harp testimonials

Harp therapy

“The clients liked to have a go with the musical instruments and the session made them really relaxed and chilled.  It was entertaining and the engagement with the clients was lovely to see.”

Tanya – activity Co-ordinator

“Yesterday Alice came to do a harp and musical instrument session with our residents and it was amazing to see. Residents that are usually very agitated and won’t sit still for more than a few minutes sat and watched and played with the harps for an hour and a half and looked so chilled. Residents that never come off their unit came and joined in and were laughing and interacting and playing the harps. A resident that does not like to socialise at all came and was smiling and playing the harp and stayed in the group the whole session. I can’t recommend this therapy enough! Thank you so much Alice it made my day.”

Lynne – nurse

“Alice regularly plays harp in our care home the response from the residents has been amazing we hope Alice keeps providing this unique service to our residents, she is fantastic and we really enjoy having her come to play to us.”

Julie – Activity Co-ordinator

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“The harps have made me feel very relaxed and ‘centred’ – such beautiful sounds and also physically relaxing.”

Therapeutic harps group participant

“Great facilitating, varied and fun, everyone joined in with harps and percussion, supportive group, I feel lighter and more connected.”

Therapeutic harps group participant

“Thank you for an absolutely wonderful session, I thoroughly enjoyed having a go on a harp.  You have a lovely, calm and reassuring personality and demonstrate everything clearly.”

‘Happy harpist!’

“Wonderful to be together in a group of people learning new skills, trying things out together and having fun.”

Harp group member

“Thank you so much for your visit with your harps our members absolutely loved it, and there has been much talk about it.  Many of them were musical in the past and it brought back happy memories.  Linda (organiser Hayling Island Blind Club).”

“Instantly reduced my stress level. Felt the same calmness after doing 10 minutes meditation.”

Harp workshop participant Rowans Hospice.

“Always wanted to play the harp and today Alice made it very easy and enjoyable.”

Harp workshop participant Rowans Hospice.

“I have really enjoyed learning how to play the harp. Alice explains things very well. I look forward to more lessons with Alice. Thank you.”

Harp workshop participant Rowans Hospice.

“Loved the freedom to make music. Loved it, always dreamed to play and now I have. Look forward to next time. Thank you.”

Harp workshop participant Rowans Hospice.