Resources

Jacqueline has a variety of resources that are of use to students and educators, including informational articles and videos about the harp. In addition to the items on this page, Jacqueline also maintains an informational harp website, HarpInsideOut.com. This website contains a wealth of resources for harpists and is especially useful for those interested in learning more about the harp as an instrument.

Articles and Presentations

Composing Added Harp Parts for a Student Ensemble

Article by Jacqueline Pollauf

American String Teacher, Volume 72, No. 4

November 2022

Building Technical Skills through Warm-up Exercises

Presentation by Jacqueline Pollauf

American String Teacher Association Conference

March 2022

Eliza Ridgely: More than her Portrait

Article by Jacqueline Pollauf

American Harp Journal

Winter 2021

A Guide to Including Young Harpists in Chamber Music Settings

Article by Jacqueline Pollauf

American String Teacher, Volume 70, No. 2

May 2020

Teaching Quality Practicing

Article by Jacqueline Pollauf

Stringendo, Volume XXXIV

Autumn 2018

An Interview with Mary Brigid Roman

Article by Jacqueline Pollauf

American String Teacher, Volume 69, No. 4

November 2018

Adventures with Bach

Blog Post by Jacqueline Pollauf

Concert Artists of Baltimore Blog

February 2018

Videos

Jacqueline regularly posts videos on her YouTube channel in a variety of categories, including solo and chamber music, instructional videos about playing the harp, and harp maintenance and repair . For videos of Jacqueline performing, go to the Videos page. Below are a variety of informational and instructional videos. 

Jacqueline's Inspirational Videos for Young Harpists Series features Jacqueline playing beginning and intermediate classical harp pieces. Each of these begins with a short spoken introduction, and is followed by Jacqueline performing the piece. 

Inspirational Videos for Young Harpists

Inspirational Videos for Young Harpists

Inspirational Videos for Young Harpists
Minuet in G by J. S. Bach, arr. by Pearl Chertok, Inspirational Videos for Young Harpists, #79

Minuet in G by J. S. Bach, arr. by Pearl Chertok, Inspirational Videos for Young Harpists, #79

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Ribambelle 2 by Bernard Andrès, Inspirational Videos for Young Harpists, #78

Ribambelle 2 by Bernard Andrès, Inspirational Videos for Young Harpists, #78

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Gram's Lullaby by Nancy Gustason, Inspirational Videos for Young Harpists, #77

Gram's Lullaby by Nancy Gustason, Inspirational Videos for Young Harpists, #77

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Jacqueline's Informational Harp Videos are explanatory videos about many technical aspects of playing the harp, including rolled chords, pedal changes, arpeggios, harmonics, and trills. All feature Jacqueline discussing topics as well as demonstrating relevant passages.