Save the Date: 2024 Montana Harp Retreat

September 20-22, 2024

Best Western Plus Grant Creek Inn

Missoula, MT

BSHS is hosting our Harp Retreat 2024 in Missoula, MT at the Grant Creek Inn. The presenter this year is Stephanie Claussen,

We hope you can all come and join our Harp Community! 

We will be able to have Rachael Galbraith there to offerharp regulations. You may contact Rachael at 978-239-5464 to set up appointments with her at the retreat.


Grant Creek Inn, Missoula, Montana.

We have booked a courtesy room block at the hotel. Individuals can make their reservations at the discounted rate of $189.00/day plus tax   until the cut-off date of August 20, 2024. Individuals may make their reservations by calling the hotel directly or using the online link below.

Please reference that you are with the Big Sky Harp Society.

Phone number: 406-543-0700

5280 Grant Creek Road  (Just off the Reserve St exit)

Missoula, MT 59808 

Stephanie Claussen: Featured Presenter

Clinical and Classical Harpist from Minneapolis, MN.

View her website at:

2024 Retreat Schedule

Friday, September 20th (subject to minor changes)

Private lessons are not included with retreat registration.

4:00 - 5:00 pm Arrive, Check In, Tune up your harp

5:00 - 6:30 pm Dinner on your own

6:30 - 7:00 pm Welcome & Announcements

7:00 - 7:15 pm Introducing: Stephanie Claussen

7:15 - 7:45 pm Presentation by Stephanie

8:00 - 9:00 pm Harp Circle Fun! #1

Saturday, September 21st

 9:00 am Welcome & Announcements

9:30 - 10:40 am Workshop #1: Dynamics and Phrasing 

10:50 – 11:30 Ensemble Work

11:30am - 1:00 pm Lunch at the hotel (provided)

1:30 - 2:45 pm Workshop #2: Keeping it Interesting 

 3:00 - 4:15 pm Workshop #3: Exploring Traditional Tune Collections 

4:30 - 5:30 pm Harp Circle Fun! #2

5:30 - 7:00 pm Free Time/ Dinner (provided)

7:00 - 8:00 pm Harp Concert

Sunday, September 22nd

10:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Workshop #4: Textures: Creating Atmospheres and a Continuous Sound on the Harp 

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Discussion panel

And: the BSHS Board and Members Meeting for feedback and planning for the future! (We need your input!)

Online Registration Form

To register online, complete the form below and click "submit".  To mail your registration form with a check, download the pdf above.    You may use the PayPal button below to pay your registration fee, or mail a check to the address provided on the PDF registration form above.  

Cancellations must be received by September 5th, 2024 to receive a refund.

Registration Form

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After submitting your registration form; please also pay the $225.00 Harp Retreat Registration Cost via Paypal below: 

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