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The 2016 International Harp Festival will be held at the beautiful San Damiano Retreat Center in Northern California. We will bring together many of the harp community’s best clinicians and performers. Our mission is to educate and inspire you and to connect you to harpists from around the globe.

The festival will include One Day Intensive workshops as well as numerous 1 - 2 hour workshops. Topics include healing harp, Celtic and world music, liturgical harp, improvisation, and much more.

You will have time throughout the day to shop for harps, music, and accessories, and meet and mingle with other participants, the performers, and facilitators.

Every evening you will enjoy concerts featuring harpists performing The Blues, Straight Ahead Jazz, World Music, Folk and Classical repertoire.

Please visit our website for full event information, schedule, and FAQs.

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Diana Stork

Diana Stork has been well known in the harp world for over two decades for her eclectic style which incorporates world music, contemporary harp traditions, and music for healing. 
Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Diana began her career in 1980’s as a healing harpist--working with pioneers in the holistic healing movement such as Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Dr. Meir Schneider, Dr. Charles Tart, Andrew Harvey, and Reverend Lauren Artress (founder of the modern Labyrinth movement). These great healers helped shape Diana’s work using harp music to help others.  

Diana is an active performer and composer of world music and can be heard on dozens of albums including HARPESTRY on Universal Records, and SACRED LIGHT on the At Peace Music label. She has performed for such diverse groups as the Line’s Contemporary Ballet, the Maihar Orchestra of Maestro Ali Akbar Khan, and the Peace Ceremony of Thich Nhat Hahn at Grace Cathedral,Triskela Celtic Harp Trio, Geist World Fusion Ensemble and Twin Harps with Cheryl Ann Fulton.  
Diana is director of the MULTICULTURAL MUSIC FELLOWSHIP, a 501 c 3 California non-profit which bridges cultures through the Festival of Harps concert series, and numerous educational activities such as the History of the Harp lecture series, the Bay Area Youth Harp Ensemble, and the Mission Harp Ensemble for Latino children. She is a popular teacher in the Bay Area; and has directed the Bay Area Youth Harp Ensemble and the Mission Harp Ensemble for many seasons. She is an avid composer with over 100 compositions published for lever harp and lever harp ensembles.


My Presenters Sessions

Thursday, May 26


Healing Harp: What's it All About? ChapelLIMITED
Friday, May 27


Saturday, May 28


Sunday, May 29