"endless energy, mesmerising talent and unswerving commitment" Julian Bigg, Conductor
Eleanor Turner is a harpist and composer who creates unique shows for herself and her ensemble to perform worldwide. She is a member of contemporary folk band Ranagri, a leading expert on contemporary harp music, a composer and producer.
Eleanor's news, online courses and live streams
Get Ready for Grades Level 3 is now LIVE online at Eleanor's Online Harp School at Teachable. Click this link to view the course curriculum and enjoy a free preview of two of the ten lessons! Get Ready for Grades Level 3 | Eleanor Turner's Online Harp School (teachable.com)
Please find below a new mixtape of six pieces curated by Eleanor and cellist and fellow composer Clare O'Connell. Recently launched as a duo, the pair are working on collecting their sonic inspirations as they create an album of pieces inspired by the novel Rock Crystal by Adalbert Stifter. Clare and Ellie have released a couple of videos so far on their youtube channel, YouTube.com/oconnellandturner and you can also follow and support them on Bandcamp at OConnellandTurner.Bandcamp.com
23-25 April 2021 Lisa Nelsen and Eleanor Turner are delighted to announce their forthcoming ONLINE flute and harp course, hosted by Benslow Music, for students of lever or pedal harp, and flute, grade 5 upwards (intermediate to advanced). The repertoire is flexible but the suggestions from Aquilae Duo are: EXCERPTS from Naiades by Alwyn, Mozart Concerto 1st and 2nd movements, Takemitsu 'Toward the Sea III', and for lever harp 'Kojo no Tsuki' by Rentaro Taki and Fantasia on Greensleeves by Vaughan Williams. Excerpts will be sent out in advance. Students under 27 years old receive a discount, courtesy of Benslow Music, please click the link for full course details: Benslow Music Courses and Concerts - *ONLINE* Flute and Harp Sessions with Aquilae Duo
ENSO CARDS. The Kickstarter backers have received their boxes and they seem to be very well received! If you would like to buy a set of the cards, there are a limited amount available via this website, on the Shop page. Reviews coming soon!
COURSE online for Advanced Harpists! Elizabeth Bass, international competition winner, chamber musician, orchestral harpist and tutor has created an online course specifically for Eleanor Turner's Teachable platform. The course is just £40 or £70 including a one on one lesson over Zoom with Elizabeth (at your mutual convenience). It's called The Imagination Feeds The Technique. If you support Eleanor on Patreon you have access to a big discount, too.
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Book Ellie for a remote recording session, via the website SoundBetter.com. Here's a link to her profile: https://soundbetter.com/profiles/232852-eleanor-turner
Eleanor is loving a variety of online work: Recording, recording, recording, streaming concerts, creating tuition courses on Teachable,giving one to one lessons via Zoom and creating exclusive content through PATREON where you can sign up for as little as £1 per month to show support to Eleanor in her creative work. Sign up for rewards, videos, sheet music where useful, first-to-know info and discounts. Link to Eleanor's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/EleanorStrings and feel free to request an online lesson with Eleanor. firstname.lastname@example.org
THE THREE WAVES Eleanor's course on Indian classical music is online at eleanorturner.teachable.com. It is a co-production between her and Mendi Singh in which you learn the basics of Indian classical music: Ragas, Rhythm and Rhetoric. Learn how to explore the Charukeshi and Asavari raags, Taal - the system of beat cycles in Indian classical music, and the kind of shapes and gestures used in improvisations. It's suitable for lever and pedal harpists of all levels and is currently being enjoyed by other instrumentalists, too! Try this taster page now: https://eleanorturner.teachable.com/courses/the-three-waves-harp-and-tabla-experience-by-tala-tarang/lectures/17552861
The course was made with support from the UKHA (United Kingdom Harp Association) and can be accessed for FREE if you are a member of the UKHA, via a coupon code that you get via the Members Only section of their new website, www.ukharp.net. If you're not a UKHA member, and you don't even need to be a harp player to take the course, you can access the course for $50 or for just £10 if you support Eleanor via Patreon.