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Both the New Jersey and Virginia showrooms are open on an appointment only basis. If you would like to visit one of our showrooms please note that the following policies have been put in place to protect the health of our customers and employees.

  • 1. In order to enter the showroom, customers must schedule an appointment prior to their arrival.
  • 2. No more than 3 people will be allowed in the appointment at the VA showroom.
  • 3. No more than 2 people will be allowed in the appointment at the NJ showroom.
  • 4. All customers and employees will be required to wear masks.
  • 5. Prior to touching harps, customers and employees must wash their hands.
  • 6. During the appointment customers and employees must follow the CDC’s social distancing guidelines.
  • 7. Please stay home and reschedule your appointment if you are sick, experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have recently been in contact with someone with symptoms.

 

We would like to thank you in advance for following our policies and look forward to welcoming you back into our showrooms.

How to Tune a Lever Harp

Megan from our New Jersey Showroom demonstrates how to properly tune your lever harp. This is an easy step-by-step guide for beginning harpists and even parents of young harpists.

Things you will need:

  • Tuning Key
  • Digital Chromatic Tuner – we prefer to use a Korg at our stores.

Instructions:

  1. The first step is to make sure all the levers are in the down position.
  2. line up your tuning key with the tuning pin on the string you would like to adjust
  3. If your pitch is too low or flat you need to tighten your string, to raise the pitch and make it sharper turn your tuning key clockwise.
  4. to make the pitch lower or more flat turn the tuning key counter clockwise
  5. Using your Digital Chromatic Tuner adjust each string until you achieve your desired pitch shown on the display screen

Follow along with these instructions by watching this video:

 

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