Friday, October 23, 2009

Harp lessons offered at Descanso Gardens

Learn how to make beautiful and lyrical sounds of the harp in this four week session at Descanso Gardens.

Running from Nov. 4 through Dec. 9, these beginning harp lessons take place from 9 a.m. to noon. Aedan MacDonald, formerly of the Sylvia Woods Studios, guides students on a small, transportable folk harp.

Bring your own harp or rent one from Sylvia Woods ($55 per month, 818-956-1363).

Cost for the series is $85, $75 members.

For more information and to register, call (818) 949-7980.

About Descanso Gardens
Established as a public garden in 1954, Descanso Gardens is at 1418 Descanso Drive, La CaƱada Flintridge, near the interchange of the 2 and 210 freeways. A popular setting for weddings, parties and meeting in addition to being a location for numerous feature films and television shows, the Gardens are open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily except Christmas Day. Parking is free. Admission fees are $8 for adults; $6 for seniors and students; $3 for children 5 to 12, and free for members and children 5 and younger. Fees for classes and programs include Gardens admission.
For information, call (818) 949-4200 or visit Descanso Gardens is accredited by the American Association of Museums.

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