Harps

Dusty Strings Mariachi Harp

Dusty Strings Mariachi 34 Harp-Coming Spring 2017

March 9, 2017

We are so excited about Dusty String’s new Mariachi 34 string harp. Maricachi style harp performance is getting more and more attention and excitement in the harp world. It was fascinating to see Willy Acuna play at the Dusty Strings booth at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) and we are loving the sound […]



How to make a harp string knot and string it on a harp

How to make a Harp String Knot then put the string on your harp

November 28, 2016

How to make a Harp String Knot then put the string on your harp Make two loops at the end of your harp string. First loop will tuck into the second loop. 1st-4th octave strings will need an end piece as an anchor. Anchors can be made from old or broken 5th octave strings. Check […]



Timing on moving your harp

Timing on Moving your Harp for Performances

October 28, 2016

TIMING ON MOVING YOUR HARP FOR PERFORMANCES One of the first lessons harpists learn is how to correctly move their harp. Often times this lesson is learned the hard way.. Purely by experience! (*Even the show Portlandia made fun of this situation! See clip below.) We’ve come up with a helpful time frame and to […]