Spring comes early

Harpist Roger Helfrick performs in Campbell River March 1. - Contributed
Harpist Roger Helfrick performs in Campbell River March 1.
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Roger Helfrick, baritone and Celtic harpist, will bring his music to Campbell River for the first time on March 1, 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Presbyterian Church on Simms Road.

The concert is entitled “Hinting Spring” and features Helfrick’s voice accompanied by Celtic lever harp, medieval psaltery and guitar. The evening will feature Helfrick’s music from his new recording “Willow,” and original songs exploring the nearness of spring, as well as traditional English, German, and Japanese folk music.

A professional musician for 20 years, Helfrick has produced four albums, and garnered national and international radio play, as well as performing across Canada and in Japan.

He has toured several times with the widely known group Winter Harp as its main vocalist.

The concert is sponsored by Still Water Books and Art. Tickets cost $15 at the Music Plant or call 250-923-1374. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $20.

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