Who should join?
Membership of The United Kingdom Harp Association is open to anyone who has an interest in the instrument whether they play the harp or sell harps, or simply love the sound of the instrument and want to support the work of the association. The association's members include professional, retired, amateur and student harp players as well as businesses relating to the harp. We are a nationwide association covering the whole of the United Kingdom. We welcome members worldwide.
Any harpist: professional, student and amateur.
Anyone who has services to offer the harp community.
Anyone who loves the instrument and has any interest relating to the harp.
Exclusive access to UKHA harp events, in-person around the UK and online
HARP magazine: Our twice-yearly magazine keeps you informed of all the news in the harp world; it includes reviews of new music, recordings, concerts and courses, features relevant and interesting articles on harp topics; provides advertising space for harp-related events, products and much more.
Our online hub allows members to stay informed of upcoming events, manage their subscriptions, receive regular e-newsletters, book events, share online resources, find a teacher and view our archives.
Members can apply for a financial award of up to £500 towards any project that includes the harp, such as concerts, workshops, master classes, recording, composition or community and outreach work.
Members can apply to our Emerging Artists Scheme. This scheme is dedicated to guiding and supporting aspiring professional harpists at the outset of their careers through a series of collaborative concerts.
Members can advertise their harps and as teachers for FREE on our website.
- Youth membership (within UK only, under 18 years)
Youth membership is open to any individual below 18 years of age. Their membership must be registered and administered by their parent/guardian or a responsible adult who can demonstrate that they themselves are over 18 years of age.
- Student membership (within UK only 18-25 years)
Student membership is open to members aged 18 to 25 years of age, who are currently studying/enrolled in a full-time course of study at a U.K institution.
- Full membership
Full membership fees for members outside UK £31
- Corporate membership (includes advertisement in HARP magazine)
Membership fees enable us to:
Run harp events - free for UKHA members
Run the Emerging artist scheme
Give out grants to UKHA members for harp projects
Every member recieves two HARP magazines a year.
The UKHA is run by a dedicated committee of volunteers.
How do I join?
You can purchase your annual membership below or by filling in the contact form below and our Vice Chair, Lynn get in touch with you.