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SITE HEADINGS- chapterI: Home Pages chapterII: Events Pages chapterIII: Help Pages chapterIV: Contact Pages chapterV: PDFs

HOME

  1. HOME
    chapterI:UK Autoharps Introduction
    chapterII:About UK Autoharps

  2. ABOUT THE AUTOHARP
    chapterI:Autoharp History
    chapterII:German Autoharps
    chapterIII:Oscar Schmidt vs Chromaharps
    chapterIV:How An Autoharp Works
    chapterV:Modern Autoharp Playing

  3. JOIN UK AUTOHARPS
    chapterI:UKA Membership
    chapterII:UKA Member Benefits
    chapterIII:How You Can Help - Host a UKA Event, Help at a UKA Event, Sponsor a UKA Event, Contribute to Autoharp Notes
    More Information & PDF downloads

  4. AUTOHARP LINKS

  5. UKA SITE MAP
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EVENTS

  1. UK AUTOHARPS EVENTS
    chapterI:UK Autoharp Days
    chapterII:UK Autoharp Weekends
    chapterIII:How To Book - Day & Weekend rates

  2. DIARY OF UKA EVENTS
    chapterI:UKA Recommended Courses - Sore Fingers
    chapterII:How You Can Help

  3. AUTOHARP SESSIONS
    Folk, Acoustic & Open Mic Sessions
    chapterI: Autoharp-Friendly Sessions
    chapterII: Autoharping In Scotland

  4. INTERNATIONAL EVENTS
    chapterI: California Autoharp Gathering (CAG)
    chapterII: Mountain Laurel Autoharp Gathering (MLAG)
    chapterIII: Seattle Autoharp Week (SAW)
    chapterIV: Northwest Autoharp Gathering
    chapterV: US National Flatpicking Championship

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HELP

  1. UK AUTOHARPS HELP
    chapterQ1: What is the best type of instrument for a beginner autoharp?
    chapterQ2: I have an old autoharp with roses on the front. What is it worth?
    chapterQ3: Where can I find an autoharp teacher?
    chapterQ4:Where can I obtain spares, strings, felts etc?
    chapterQ5:Can I borrow an autoharp to see how I get on with it?
    chapterQ6: What’s the difference between a chromatic and a diatonic autoharp?

  2. UKA BUYING AN AUTOHARP
    chapterI:Beginner's Autoharp
    chapterII:Buying British
    chapterIII:Importing
    chapterIV: Questions To Ask Seller Of Autoharps
    chapterV:Lure Of Ebay
    chapterVI:What Next?

  3. FACTORY MADE AUTOHARPS
    chapterI:Oscar Schmidt
    chapterII:Chromaharps
    chapterIII:Beware

  4. LUTHIER AUTOHARPS
    chapterI: UK Luthier
    chapterII: International Luthiers

  5. PLAYING THE AUTOHARP
    chapterI:Just Getting Started
    chapterII:More experienced?

  6. AUTOHARP MAINTENANCE
    chapterI:Accessories
    chapterII:Maintenance
    chapterIII:Replacing Strings
    chapterIV:Re-felting Chord Bars
    chapterV:Mr FixIt

  7. AUTOHARP ACCESSORIES
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CONTACT

  1. UKA COMMITTEE MEMBERS
    chapterI: UKA President
    chapterII: UKA Vice President, Communications Co-Ordinator and General Enquiries
    chapterIII:UKA Treasurer
    chapterIV:UKA Membership Secretary
    chapterV:UKA Tutor Co-Ordinator
    chapterVI:UKA Loaner Harp Co-Ordinator
    chapterVII:UKA Communications Co-Ordinator
    chapterVIII:UKA Events Organiser
    chapterIX:UKA Autoharp Notes Editor
    chapterX:UKA Webmaster
    chapterXI:UKA Committee Member

  2. UKA LOANER AUTOHARPS
    UKA Loaner Harp Co-Ordinator: Chrissie Sills

  3. UKA RECOMMENDED TUTORS
    chapterII:Bob Ebdon
    chapterIII:Bob Fish
    chapterIV:George Haig
    chapterV:Gordy Reynolds
    chapterVI:Guy Padfield
    chapterVII:Heather Farrell Roberts
    chapterVIII:Maeve Toner
    chapterIX:Mike Fenton
    chapterX:Nadine Stah White

  4. UK AUTOHARP PERFORMERS
    chapterI:Bob Ebdon
    chapterII:Bob Fish
    chapterIII:George Haig
    chapterIV:Guy Padfield
    chapterV:Heather Farrell Roberts
    chapterVI:Jan Brodie
    chapterVII:Mike Fenton
    chapterVIII:Nadine Stah White

  5. UK SUPPLIERS OF AUTOHARPS & AUTOHARP SPARES
    chapterI:UKA Recommended Suppliers
    chapterII:UK Autoharp Luthier
    chapterIII:UK Shops

  6. UK AUTOHARPS CD & More ...
    chapterI:UKA CD Autoharp Britannia
    chapterII:UK Autoharpists CD Collection
    chapterMike Fenton
    chapterHeather Farrell-Roberts
    chapterBob Ebdon
    chapterMaeve Toner
    chapterJanette Kidd

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A-Z List of PDF Files Get Adobe Reader

  • Autoharp Notes.PDF
    Autoharp Notes - Spring 2014 edition

  • A Guide For The Occasional Player.pdf
    *Supplied by Georgia Autoharpers, by kind permission of the author, Laurie Searle. Sadly, Georgia Autoharpers are no longer active, but we particularly recommend this excellent guide. It includes ‘Songs & Tunes’ , also the basics of autoharping: Types of Autoharps, Holding the Autoharp, Tuning the Autoharp, Selecting Picks, Rhythm Playing, Melody Playing, Playing by Ear, Playing by Sheet Music and Additional Resources.

  • How Not to Ship An Autoharp.pdf
    A Cautionary Tale by Nadine White
    Many individuals who succumb to the lure of buying a pre-owned autoharp on eBay will know the feeling of waiting with anticipation for the instrument that they have 'won' to arrive at their doorstep. Imagine your dismay when you open the parcel to discover it's been damaged en-route: your Prize has just become a Problem.

  • Rosen Autoharp.pdf
    * Two-page information sheet from Autoharp Notes.
    Rosen autoharps are not serious musical instruments, and they are definitely not recommended for beginners. As a musical instrument it isn't worth more than about £25.

  • UKA Event Host.PDF


  • UKA CommitteeRoles2013.PDF


  • UKA Constitution.PDF
    Current outdated constitution.

  • UKA Constitution2013.PDF
    Amended Constitution to be reviewed, can not be adopted until the AGM 2014

  • UKA Membership Form.PDF
    UKA Membership 2014 Form. We can accept payment by cheque. Please print and complete the form, and post with your cheque (made payable to UK Autoharps) to the address on the form.

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