Harp Crossings

Diana’s newest book of her original compositions. this collection features 65 pages and 14 pieces that are beautifully notated and full of all the fun rhythms and techniques of the traditional Latin harp music. Also included are sound recordings to listen to along with reading thru the music to help you learn these pieces.
COST: $29.95 plus Shipping and Handling – payable thru Paypal on this site; or by sending a check for $38.00 to: Diana Stork, 2419-A Tenth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710

Holiday 2015 Performances

Friday, December 4, 6:00 – 8:00 pm  Music for the Winter season

by Harpists Diana Stork and Portia Diwa at Grace Cathedral

Sit and listen by the Cathedral’s magnificent indoor labyrinth surrounded by hundreds of white candles; or enjoy a walk on the labyrinth to the gentle strains of the harps.

Grace Cathedral: 1100 California Street (at Taylor); San Francisco, CA 94108.                    Donations welcome – though no one turned away for lack of funds.

For more info: www.gracecathedral.org 415-749-6300; 510-548-3326.

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Saturday, December 5, 4 – 5 pm. Holiday Harp Concert.

The angelic strains of the harp lend just the right tone for a program of festive winter holiday music by the Triskela Harp Trio.

Members Diana Stork, Portia Diwa & Shawna Spiteri combine contemporary compositions, traditional Latin and Celtic tunes and holiday classics to create a magical musical journey that brings the joy of the season alive. Their program will include some beloved carols for everyone to join in on.

Info: (415) 355-2822.  Potrero Branch Library, 1616 20th Street (near Connecticut), San Francisco.

 

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* Saturday, December 12 – 1 – 2 pm. Bay Area Youth Harp Ensemble’s sneak preview of their 2015 Holiday program at Ohmega Salvage in Berkeley.

Pick up a sandwich or pastry and a cuppa something from one of the wonderful local eateries while enjoying the holiday harp music by BAYHE’s talented young harpists and Harpist/Director Diana Stork.

 Ohmega Salvage is located at 2407 San Pablo Avenue (at Channing Way), in Berkeley.  For more information: www.ohmegasalvage.com; 510-843-7368; 510-548-3326.

FREE -(though a tip jar may be passed around no w and then). Make sure to save a few minutes to peruse the unusual salvage items for sale at this unique Berkeley venue.

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* Sunday, December 13, 10 am – 4 pmBay Area Youth Harp Ensemble’s Annual program of holiday music playing brightly be-ribboned harps and dressed in Dickensian garb at the very popular annual San Francisco Dickens Faire.

Location: Cow Palace, South San Francisco. Check the schedule on arriving for times and locations of BAYHE’s performances throughout the day. The Dickens Faire is a wonderful way to get in the holiday spirit – lots of fun for the whole family. Consider dressing up too!

To learn more about the Faire, to: www.dickensfair.org



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* Friday, December 18, 6 pm – 8 pm. Annual Winter Solstice Labyrinth Walk   with Harp music by Diana Stork.

Walk in meditation and silence on CCC’s indoor labyrinth to Diana’s performance of holiday music, improvisations and original compositions. Enjoy the beautifully decorated church, sit by the fire while drinking hot mulled cider and baked treats; and participate in some of the many craft projects at your leisure. Free, though donations for food and crafts accepted.

Community Congregational Church – 145 Rock Hill Drive, Tiburon, CA 94920. Information: 415-435-9108; www.ccctiburon.org

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Saturday, Dec. 19, 7:00 pm. Bay Area Youth Harp Ensemble performs a Winter Solstice Harp Concert at Isis Oasis in Geyserville, CA.

Featuring duets by BAYHE Director, Diana Stork & Special Guest, Harpist Portia Diwa.

Isis Oasis Redwood Theatre. 20889 Geyserville Avenue; Geyserville, CA. Isis Oasis is also a B & B; so consider a special weekend out of town at this unique and magical Oasis. Info and Reservations: www.isisoasis.org; 707-857-4747.


Sponsored by MCMF and Isis Society for inspirational Studies

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For more information on any of the above events, contact Diana Stork at:

dianastork@harpdancer.com; 510-548-3326.

Happy Holidays!!!

1 – The Day Out of Time – Free Green Day
Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 12:00 pm-6:00 pm

The Music Concourse Bandshell in Golden Gate Park
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr., Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
FREE EVENT- No Admission Fee

This event will be entirely free to the public and will feature
Speakers:
Elizabeth Whitney, Blue Solar Eagle,
Musicians:
Karma Moffett-Tibetan Bell Experience
Diana Stork & Portia Diwa, Harp Duo
Mark Deutsch-Bazantar
Kin Intergalactic Rock,
Dancers:
Metropolitan Butoh
Berkeley Butoh legend
Koichi & Hiroko Tamano

Info: http://www.lawoftime.org/timeshipearth/rainbowmeditation.html>

2- Wednesday, August 8, 7:00 pm,
Festival of Harps: The NEXT Generation
Diana Stork, Director Multicultural Music Fellowship, Mistress of Ceremonies

Featuring:
Amelia Romano & Misha Khalikulov, with Teed Rockwell, Percussion
Contemporary World Music – Electric lever harp and Cello
Liza Wallace, Latin and Jazz
Pedal Harp and Vocals
Sage Po, Classical Pedal Harp

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2868 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Concert at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:45 pm.
Tickets: $20 General / $16 Seniors, Students and Children under 12
Box Office: 415-643-2785 or boxoffice@missionculturalcenter.org
This event is wheelchair accessible. Street parking is limited. Arrive early or carpool and conserve!
Public transportation: take MUNI or BART (24th Street)

3 – Saturday, August 11, 7:30 PM
Festival of Harps: The NEXT Generation
Diana Stork, Director Multicultural Music Fellowship, Mistress of Ceremonies

Sage Po, Classical Program
Classical Pedal Harp and String Quartet
Amelia Romano & Misha Khalikulov
Contemporary World Music – Electric lever harp and Cello
Liza Wallace, Latin and Jazz
Pedal Harp and Vocals

Peace Lutheran Church
828 West Main Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945

$10 – $25 suggested donation
Tickets available at the Briarpatch Co-op or at the door, which opens at 7 PM
INFO: Call: 530-288-3600 or email: janiekess@gmail.com

This concert is a repeat of MCMF’s August 11 program at Mission Cultural Center
The festival is a benefit for the Food Bank of Nevada County, which collects and distributes nutritious, high-quality food to those in need, & the Multicultural Music Fellowship, which provides Latino children with access to affordable harp lessons.

4 – Friday, September 7, 8:00 pm
World Music Journey
A BENEFIT FOR THE TIBETAN AID PROJECT
at the FREIGHT AND SALVAGE COFFEEHOUSE

Featuring:

*Diana Stork & Portia Diwa, CELTIC HARP DUO
*Diana Rowan, Lever Harp, Music that moves between worlds
*Daniel Berkman, AFRICAN KORA
* Teed Rockwell, Touchstyle Vina HINDUSTANI RAGAS
and Friends,

Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse
2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
Ticket Info: 510-644-2020 – www.thefreight.org
Freight and Salvage is wheelchair accessible.

Tickets: $20.50 adv/$22.50 door/ Advance tickets at: 510-644-2020, Freight & Salvage box office (2020 Addison St., Berkeley), or through ticketweb.com.

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Welcome to the website for Harpist Diana Stork. Please make yourself at home and journey through Diana’s links of information and music…
Diana Stork has been well known in the international harp world for over two decades for her eclectic style which incorporates ethnic, classical and contemporary harp traditions. Based in the San Francisco Bay area, Diana 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.
Diana has toured Europe and the US performing world music and original compositions since 1987. She performs as a soloist, and in ensembles such as the duo TWIN HARPS with Cheryl Ann Fulton (modern lever and Medieval harps), the fusion trio GEIST (World music), with singer Ruth Cunningham (Sacred music), and the Celtic harp trio TRISKELA.
She has been playing for years for numerous events and receptions such as weddings, private parties, dance and theatrical performances, churches, libraries, children’s events, benefits, and afternoon teas. Her large repertoire consists of Celtic, Latin and other world music styles, Hindustani ragas, European Classical, Medieval and Renaissance, and some popular tunes. She is also known for her original compositions for the harp, many which have been written specifically for weddings.
She can be heard on dozens of albums including HARPESTRY on Universal Records, and SACRED LIGHT on the At Peace Music label.