is an informative website, for composers, about the harp. It features a laboratory where composers and harpists can meet, learn and create together. We want to improve understanding and communication between composers and harpists, and share each other’s curiosity, expertise and idealism. is all about new music, and musical adventure!

Come and join in! is the brainchild of two Dutch harpists, specialists in contemporary music. Miriam Overlach and Sabien Canton are both artistic coordinators for the Dutch Harp Festival’s composition contest. They have also given workshops about harp composition during the Gaudeamus Festival. is their third collaboration.


For more information about Miriam and Sabien, the workshops they give and the concerts they play, please contact us.
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