Monday, October 1, 2012

Frequently Asked Questions

Q - Is airfare included in the prices
A - No, you will be responsible for booking your air tickets. we recommend Valerie Bartl, our travel specialist at Group Travel Directors. You can contact her at vbartl@gtd.org, or call 1-800-747-2255 ext133

Q - Will any harps be available for the workshops, or should I bring a harp?
A - A limited number of harps will be available for workshops, about 6-10 harps. So please bring your harp if at all possible. We will take good care of your harp after arrival at the airport.

Q - How many people are signing up for the Gathering?
A - We are limiting the total number to 35 people, and expect some of them to be companions of harpists. The teacher/student ratio will be very favourable for you.

Q - How soon do I need to register?
A - As soon as possible. We expect the places to fill up fast.

Q - Do I need a visa for Israel?
A - Citizens of most Western countries do not need a visa, including the USA, Canada and European Union countries. You just need a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond the date of the Harp Gathering

Q - Will private lessons be available?
A - Yes, private lessons will be available with the teacher of your choice. The fee will be $60 for a 45-minute lesson, payable direct to the teacher. Signing up and scheduling of private lessons will take place after your arrival in Israel.